Wet 'n Wild Orlando
Wet 'n Wild Orlando was a water park in Orlando, Florida. It was founded by Sea World creator George Millay on March 13, 1977. Wet 'n Wild Orlando is the first major water park in the United States. Millay won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Waterpark Association. They later named him "Father of the waterpark". The water park has 8 single-person rides, 6 multi-person rides, 1 kids park (a miniature version of all the rides in the park), and 3 other activities (lazy river, volleyball, and surfing).
It was announced on June 17, 2015 that the park would permanently close on December 31, 2016.
It was replaced by Volcano Bay in 2017.
- "THANK YOU TO ALL OUR FANS FOR DECADES OF WET 'N WILD ORLANDO". Universal Orlando Blog. 17 June 2015. Archived from the original on 22 June 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2015.