Golfland Sunsplash
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Golfland Sunsplash
Golfland Sunsplash
The Castle at Golfland-Sunsplash.jpg
The Castle at Golfland-Sunsplash
Slogan Arizona's Number One Destination for Family Fun!
Location Mesa, Arizona, USA
Coordinates 33°23?17?N 111°50?15?W / 33.388°N 111.8375°W / 33.388; -111.8375Coordinates: 33°23?17?N 111°50?15?W / 33.388°N 111.8375°W / 33.388; -111.8375
Owner Golfland Entertainment Centers
Opened 1983
Operating season March-Sept for Waterpark, All year for Golfland
Total 34
Water rides 29
Website Official website

Golfland-Sunsplash is a series of water parks and family amusement centers originating in Mesa, AZ. The park is separated into two separate parks. Golfland operates year-round and features three miniature golf courses, an arcade, a pizza restaurant, a go-cart track, and bumper boats. Sunsplash operates in the summer and features 29 water-based attractions.

The park opened in 1983 and the water park opened in 1986.

Golfland-Sunsplash is operated by Golfland Entertainment Centers. Golfland Entertainment Centers was founded in 1953 and currently operates 7 properties in Arizona and California.

Notable Events

  • In the movie Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill, Ted, and Napoleon visit a fictional waterpark called Waterloo in San Dimas, CA. The scenes at Waterloo are a cross between establishing shots at San Dimas Raging Waters and shots with the actors at Golfland Sunsplash.

Notable rides and attractions

  • Thunder Bay is a 450,000 gallon wave pool.
  • Splashwater Harbor Slides are the original four tube slides. There are two dark slides and two regular slides.
  • Master Blaster (2002) is a water slide that uses jets to propel riders uphill, similar to a roller coaster.
  • Sidewinder (2005) is a half-pipe style water slide.
  • The Cauldron (2008) is a single rider body slide that drops into an open bowl. The first ever bowl slide was built at Golfland in Roseville, CA in 1999.
  • Thunder Falls (2010) is a seven-story family raft ride with three high speed drops.
  • The Stormrider (2011) is a four-person behemoth-bowl slide. At nearly 8 stories tall, it is one of the tallest slides in the southwest. The first ever Behemoth Bowl slide was built at Golfland in Roseville, CA in 2004.
  • The Revolution (2012) is a two-person bowl slide with a high speed drop.
  • Double Dare (2014) consists of two parallel racing body slides that start with ProSlide Technology's SkyBox trap door launch system.

External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



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