Great news for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages – the world’s largest Legoland Water Park finally opened in Malaysia this week! The 300,000 square meter waterpark is packed with 20 water attractions, 70 LEGO models, interactive platforms, and three million liters of water. But the Build-A-Raft River, which allows children to assemble their own rafts using soft LEGO bricks and slide down a slow-moving current, is definitely among the park’s most exciting attractions.
The new waterpark is part of Legoland Park that opened last September in Iskandar near Singapore. The entire development boosts over 50 million LEGO bricks on site. Everything is built out of LEGOs, including restaurants, private cabanas, theme stores, sculptures and installations.
The waterpark’s slides and pools are complemented by an interactive platform where children can shoot water cannons as a jester tell jokes as a torrential spill issues from a 300-gallon bucket. The Tidal Tube is a 240-feet-long closed body slide reserved for the bravest among visitors, while toddlers can hang out at the Duplo Splash Safari equipped with smaller slides and characters often found in LEGO sets such as alligators, polar bears and elephants.
While taking a break from aquatic adventures, Star Wars fans can visit a special area in MINILAND, where the world’s biggest LEGO Death Star model-constructed from more than half a million LEGO® bricks-is exhibited.
After successfully completing the waterpark, the company is moving forward with the next part of the development, Legoland Hotel, which is expected to open in 2014.