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Kalahari Resort's New Safari Outdoor Adventure Park Adds To High-Octane Offerings For Leisure And Group Travelers
$77 Million Invested in Expansions Since 2005 Resort Opening

Kalahari Resort is taking its unique indoor vacation concept outside with the unveiling of the new African-themed Safari Outdoor Adventure Park featuring a thrilling zip line tour, ropes course, climbing walls and more. Known for its under-one-roof getaway, which includes America’s largest indoor waterpark, Kalahari Resort’s Sandusky, Ohio property marks its fifth birthday with its fourth major expansion, just in time for summer.

Opened since May 29, the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park adds to the outdoor entertainment which currently includes: a 77,000-sq. ft. outdoor waterpark, playground, shuffleboards, sand volleyball courts and Safari Adventure Animal Park, which opened last summer and offers up close and personal encounters with African animals including giraffes and zebras. “At a time when drive-to escapes are on the rise, we continue to add to our offerings, creating a memorable experience for families, couples and meeting attendees,” says Todd Nelson, president and owner of Kalahari Resorts. “Our five years in Ohio has flown by, and we’re dedicated to taking the Kalahari Resort vacation concept to another level by continuing to innovate, offering our guests a getaway they won’t find anywhere else in the U.S.”

NEW Safari Outdoor Adventure Park Features:
  • Zip Line Tour: Guests will sail 40 to 60 ft. above the 77,000-sq. ft. outdoor water-park on a zip line tour that includes four 200-400-ft. lines.
  • Ropes Course: Themed to resemble an African tree house village with thatched huts, African masks and more, the three-story course spans over 750 ft. of rope and includes 48 climbing elements.
  • Climbing Walls: Two 32-ft. walls feature auto belaying and race timers for competitive adventurers.
  • Zanzibar Grille: Guests can take in the summer rays while dining on everything from stir fry to steak.
In addition, the new Safari Outdoor Adventure Park serves as an attraction for groups planning meetings at the resort’s 100,000-sq. ft. convention center. The convention sales and service staff will work closely with groups that would like to add a unique element to their meetings and customize team building activities in the new Safari Outdoor Adventure Park. “We want our convention guests to be able to leave with a one-of-a-kind experience, whether it is a team building drum circle in the convention center, a group surfing lesson in the indoor waterpark or ropes course race in the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park,” Nelson says.

Admission to the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park is $19.95 for overnight resort guests and includes a zip line tour, a turn on the ropes course and climbing wall and admission to the to the Safari Adventure Animal Park. Individual attraction pricing is also available: Climbing Walls: $5 Ropes Course: $7 Zip Line Tour: $10 Safari Adventure Animal Park: $5 (non-resort guests is $7). Day guests are invited to purchase individual attraction passes, an all-day pass for $24.95, or they can add a Safari Outdoor Adventure Park pass onto an all-day waterpark pass (all day waterpark pass is $39 Monday through Friday and $42 Friday through Sunday) for $19.95. Complimentary indoor and outdoor waterpark passes are included for all overnight resort guests. For more information, go to For reservations and guest information, call (877) 525-2427 or visit
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