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Gumbuya World to reopen from Saturday 14th November

Gumbuya World to reopen from Saturday 14th November
November 11, 2020

Gumbuya World, Victoria’s only water, wildlife and theme park, is ready to reopen for summer in a COVID-safe environment, announcing that its gates will open again from this Saturday (14th November).

Throughout November, all four of the attraction’s ‘worlds’ (Oasis Springs, Oz Adventure, Outback Explorers and the Wildlife Trail) will be open from 10am until 5pm on weekends, with the Wildlife Trail open on weekdays from 10am to 4pm.

Advising the Gumbuya World team is looking forward to welcoming back visitors after what has been a challenging year, Gumbuya World Chief Executive, Ron Weinzierl stated “we are so thrilled to be able to reopen and are looking forward to throwing open the doors just in time for the warmer weather. There is so much on offer, from rides to amazing wildlife and water activities galore.

“The health and safety of our staff, guests and wildlife continues to be of the highest priority, so we have implemented a range of new measures in line with Government recommendations to ensure that everyone including all visitors can enjoy the park safely.

“This includes hand sanitising stations throughout the park, cashless payments, social distancing on both dry land and in the water and compulsory masks for anyone over 12-years old,” he added.

Guests at Gumbuya World will be able to make the most of Oasis Springs which underwent a $10 million expansion last year with new features include The Break, a massive family wave pool with a standalone childrens’s area and new waterslides including the adrenaline inducing Tiger Snake Tango and the Red Belly Racer.

The attraction’s Wildlife Trail also hosts more than 50 species of animals, including a recently born koala baby.

Tickets for Gumbuya World will be capped in line with current Victorian Government guidelines and all patrons must purchase tickets via the website before visiting, with no tickets available at the entrance.

Click here to view the Gumbuya World COVIDSafe Plan.

Images of Gumbuya World's attractions courtesy of Gumbuya World.

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