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First Water Park Opens in Croatia

CroatiaCroatia’s first water park ‘Aquapark Istralandia’ has officially opened in Brtonigla, in the north-western part of Istria on Thursday…

The 10 million euro water park, which will open to the public for the first time on Saturday, covers around 80,000 square metres of space and offers a range of attractions such as, toboggans, hydro massage pools, slides, cafes and water castles for kids. The new water park will create more than 80 new jobs in the area.

“The opening of ‘Istralandia’ is an extremely important factor in the development of tourism, especially seasonal tourism, since the water park will be open from early June to mid-September, said investor Branko Kovačić, who expects around 100,000 visitors to come through the doors this summer.

Kovačić says that whilst water parks are popular throughout the world, Croatia, Slovenia and around the region till today did not have one.

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