SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE UNVEILS WIGGLES WORLD BASED OFF THE MOST POPULAR CHILDRENS ENTERTAINERS IN THE WORLD, THE WIGGLES, APRIL 2
Six Flags Wild Safari debuts the Exploration Station a new, interactive adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure will unveil a newly themed area, Wiggles World April 2, the park's official opening day for the 2007 season. Just next door at Six Flags Wild Safari, guests will take a one of a kind journey in the all new Wild Safari Exploration Station, featuring hands on Safari interactive adventures.
Beginning April 2, parents and young children can experience Wiggles World, the parks fourth area devoted to kids featuring specially themed rides and attractions including The Big Red Car ride, The Big Red Plane ride, Dorothy the Dinosaurs Racing to the Rainbow balloon ride, Bouncin with Wags ride and the S.S. Feathersword Pirate Ship play area. Wiggles World will also feature The Wiggles cast of supporting characters Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus in an all new show, Get Ready to Wiggle, retail locations selling The Wiggles merchandise and a restaurant, the Yummy Yummy Cafe.
Six Flags Great Adventure continues to focus on family entertainment, said Mark Kane, Six Flags Great Adventure's president. In addition to our world class coaster collection and unparalleled line up of thrill rides, the park now features four distinct areas devoted to families with young children, offering entertainment and thrills for all ages.
The Wiggles are the most popular childrens entertainers in the world, and Wiggles World is designed to leverage their vast recognition and status among children ages 2 through 6. Since 1991, The Wiggles have performed to more than 1 million audience members a year. To date, they have sold more than 22 million DVDs and videos and more than 5 million albums worldwide, and The Wiggles successful television show has been broadcast on Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney since 2002.
Wiggles World debuted with an opening celebration featuring nursery school students from Chesterbrook Academy in New Jersey performing their favorite Wiggles songs. The event also included a ribbon cutting ceremony by the mayor of Jackson, Mark Seda, welcoming the parks first guests to experience the new area, The Boys and Girls Club of New Jersey.
Wild Safari Exploration Station
Just next door, families will explore the Wild Safari Exploration Station, an all new area featuring hands on Safari interactive adventures. After experiencing a one of a kind journey through six continents of exotic animals, including visits from the likes of Rip the African elephant, Georgia the giraffe and King the lion cub in the largest drive thru Safari outside of Africa, guests have the opportunity to visit the new Wild Safari Exploration Station for a unique, hands on experience.
At Cleo and Kumais Theater, guests can enjoy a variety of educational and exciting animal shows featuring small mammals, exotic birds, snakes and reptiles. In addition, they will encounter superstars Cleo the capuchin monkey and Kumai the cuddly kinkajou, explore interactive science exhibits and get up close to touch amazing animals at the Wild Safari Exploration Station. The area also includes Kings Treasure Chest with Safari merchandise and Rips Trunk of Treats, a new snack bar with lots of delicious goodies.
The new Exploration Station will be included with a $19.99 Wild Safari admission ticket, or available for a $9.99 Wild Safari and Exploration Station upgrade with a Six Flags Great Adventure or Hurricane Harbor ticket.
Park opens for weekend operation May 5
Six Flags Great America announces a newly-themed area, "Wiggles World," the park's third area devoted to kids offering new pint-sized adventures designed just for them. The park and Wiggles World open to the public Saturday May 5.
"Today's announcement represents Six Flags Great America's continued focus on family entertainment," said Hank Salemi, Six Flags Great America's Vice President and General Manager. "In addition to our world-class coaster collection and unparalleled line-up of thrill rides, the park now features three distinct areas devoted to families with young children, offering entertainment and thrills for all ages."
The Wiggles are the most popular children's entertainers in the world, and "Wiggles World" will be designed to leverage their vast recognition and status among children ages 2-6. Since 1991, The Wiggles have performed to more than 1 million audience members a year. To date, they have sold more than 22 million DVDs and videos and more than 5 million albums worldwide, and The Wiggles' successful television show has been broadcast on Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney since 2002.