AttractionsThe project has a US$49 million price tag.

Melaka’s largest water theme park is set to open in 2020

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Harbour City
Splash World @ Harbour City expects to handle up to one million visitors per year.
Harbour City

Hatten Land, together with resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation and water slide designer and installer Polin Waterparks, recently revealed plans to build a US$49 million water theme park — the largest of its kind in Melaka, Malaysia. Scheduled for completion by the end of 2019, Splash World & Harbour City will be a 46,000 square metre water park located 14 floors above the ground. The location of the park is good too, with Melaka being a UNESCO World Heritage city and host to 17 million visitors each year. 

A heatwave has been sweeping across parts of Europe and Asia this summer, which is why this piece of news should come as a relief. 

Hatten Land, together with resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation and water slide designer and installer Polin Waterparks, recently revealed plans to build a US$49 million water theme park — the largest of its kind in Melaka, Malaysia. Scheduled for completion by the end of 2019, Splash World & Harbour City will be a 46,000 square metre water park located 14 floors above the ground. The location of the park is good too, with Melaka being a UNESCO World Heritage city and host to 17 million visitors each year. 

More than just cooling off the population, the purpose of the water theme park is to be a catalyst for the country’s tourism industry. “Melaka is rich in historical significance not just for Malaysia but the whole of Southeast Asia. Splash World @ Harbour City will being a transformational new dimension to our travel and leisure landscape and make Melaka an even more compelling international attraction,” said Melaka chief minister YAB Tuan Adly Bin Zahari. “The impact of this project will resonate beyond tourism to the broader economy, creating new jobs and opportunities for international economic partnerships and even direct investments.” 

When the park opens its doors by 2020, it hopes to attract 850,000 to one million visitors annually. 

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