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New waterslides opened at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
In the days leading up to Christmas, Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort launched two curved racing waterslides (known as hydroslides in New Zealand) installed by Australian Waterslides and Leisure.
Installation of the new hydroslides followed an online poll conducted earlier this year, in which a variety of new aquatic play options were offered to fans of the Resort.
Taupo DeBretts owner Barry Kirkland explains “this new development complements our accommodation, holiday park and day spa, and triples the thrill factor at Taupo DeBretts.
“The addition of the state-of-the-art ride supports the existing iconic Dragon Slide and interactive warm water playground, set within our natural mineral pool complex”.
Construction of the waterslides began on 16th November and was completed in quick time, ready for the peak holiday season. The slide components arrived mid-December and in just one week the slides were assembled and sections lifted onto the steel framing, piece by piece with the help of local tradesmen and sub-contractors.
Kirkland added that this was “an incredible feat” adding “we are indebted to the professionalism and commitment of Ryan Tutari project manager, our team, suppliers, tradespeople and local community and the support of our local iwi and our team.”
Kirkland concluded “it was my dream 27 years ago when we purchased the park to inject a little bit of Disney.
“I’m absolutely gobsmacked with the support from our supplier and contractors and the team from Taupo District Council to have this huge project completed for the holiday season for our International and domestic visitors, as we committed to invest to grow the tourism pie in Taupo.
“I have a firm believer of working together so it’s a win-win for everybody in the Taupo Region.”
Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) have been designing and building waterslides for over 35 years with a proven track record of bringing fun and excitement to aquatic centres, fun-parks and resorts across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.
For more information on Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort go to www.taupodebretts.co.nz
For more information on Australian Waterslides and Leisure click here to view their entry and contact details in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
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