Holiday Worldâ€™s Wildebeest Named Top Waterpark Ride in World
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari's Wildebeest water coaster took top honors during the 2013 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, this weekend at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in California.
For the fourth year in a row, Holiday World's Wildebeest water coaster was named the World's #1 Waterpark Ride.
The honor was announced by Amusement Today magazine, which presented the results of its annual survey of the "best of the best" in the amusement park industry.
For the fourteenth consecutive year, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari were named the #1 Cleanest Park, outranking such parks as Disney World, Kings Island, Dollywood, and Cedar Point.
In other categories, all three of Holiday World's wooden roller coasters were named Top 20 wooden coasters, Splashin' Safari was named the #2 water park, plus the parks' staff was named the second friendliest in the world.