Sevierville, Tenn. –Wilderness at the Smokies officials announced today a “Once in a Lifetime Special” where guests who stay at the Wilderness at the Smokies August 10-September 7, 2020 will receive free admission to the new 50-acre Soaky Mountain waterpark located across from their resort. The offer also includes free parking at Soaky Mountain Waterpark.
According to Pete Tennis, general manager for Wilderness at the Smokies, “Our parent company, who built Soaky Mountain Waterpark, wants for our guests to see first-hand what a great tourist addition this is for the Smoky Mountain region. Guests staying with us during this time can arrive as early as noon on the day of their check-in to enjoy Soaky Mountain Waterpark and stay as long as they want on the day of their check-out. It’s an amazing offer valued at $180, based on a family of four per each day They visits Soaky Mountain Waterpark.”
Highlights of new Soaky Mountain Waterpark include the Avalaunch, a first-of-its kind watercoaster with four flying saucer features that create a drop-and-dive sensation and one wave curved wall; Soaky Surge, a massive, 35,000 square foot wave pool capable of generating waves 6 feet high; Black Bear Rapids, an adventure river encompassing 24,000 square feet; and The Hive, a bee-themed play-and-spray feature with countless hands-on activities for younger children.
There is also Boomers Bay, a super fun kid activity pool area with smaller versions of the adult-size towering slides including Lil’ Rattlers and Mini Mayhem so kids can experience the thrills and chills of the waterpark on their level; an adventure pool with a water obstacle course; a 3,800 square foot flat-water cabana pool for relaxing poolside; and Hang 10essee, a double FlowRider surfing simulator.
In addition to the Avalaunch watercoaster, there are other massive slides including two five-person raft rides; a tubing tower with five flumes; two high-intensity body slides; and a four-lane, head-first mat racing challenge to satisfy everyone’s racing desires. Some of the slides feature translucent tubes that create a swirling array of light effects and others are themed in colors like the Rainbow’s Revenge which features all of the colors of the rainbow and the American Racer’s Rush which features red, white and blue stars and stripes.
Wilderness at the Smokies outdoor waterparks will be closed during this offer. Wilderness at the Smokies is the Smoky Mountain region’s largest waterpark resort and family entertainment center. It is located in Sevierville, TN, and is situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, whose famous national park is the most popular in the United States, welcoming over 11 million visitors a year.
The resort features 234 Stone Hill guest rooms; 472 River Lodge suites and 7 Villas; an always 84-degree, year-round indoor waterpark; two seasonal outdoor waterparks; an indoor family entertainment center; a variety of dining and shopping options; a 36-hole championship golf course; and more than 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. It is owned by Wilderness Resort and Waterparks, a Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin-based hotel and hospitality development and management company, which also operates Wilderness Resort, Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wilderness on the Lake and Sundara Spa all in Wisconsin Dells.
Wilderness at the Smokies has created hundreds of jobs in the greater Sevierville community, attracting year-round tourism, and has a major impact on sales tax and room tax generated for the City of Sevierville since opening its doors in 2008. For more information visit WildernessattheSmokies.com or call 877.325.9453.