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Wonderla’s rollercoaster ride to Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, May 17, 2024 (TBB Bureau): Wonderla Holidays, India’s leading amusement park chain, announced the launch of its latest attraction at Kumbharbasta, Bhubaneswar, marking its fourth addition to an illustrious portfolio that includes Kochi, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.

This milestone reflects Wonderla’s steadfast dedication to delivering unparalleled entertainment since its inception in 2000. As a publicly listed entity, Wonderla has consistently invested in expanding its footprint and enhancing its offerings to meet the evolving preferences of its esteemed patrons.

(Left to Right): Mr. Kalpataru Nayak, Park Head- Bhubaneswar, Mr. Dheeran Choudhary, COO, Mr. Arun K Chittilappilly, MD, Wonderla Holidays, Mr. Sivadas M, President, Mr. Ajikrishnan AG, VP- Engineering

At a press conference held today in Bhubaneswar, key officials of the company, including Arun K Chittilappilly, Managing Director; Sivadas M, President; Dheeran Choudhary, COO; Aji Krishnan, VP- Engineering; and Kalpataru Nayak, Park Head-Bhubaneswar, highlighted the journey leading to the establishment of Wonderla Odisha. The project originated from an invitation by the Odisha government during the Odisha Tourism Investor Interaction Meet in 2019, culminating in “in principle” approval from the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) for a 90-year lease on government land in 2020.

With an investment of Rs 190 crore and completed in a record 13 months time, Wonderla Bhubaneswar boasts over 21 exhilarating dry and wet rides, promising unforgettable thrills ranging from high-speed coasters to family-friendly attractions. Situated a mere 22.5 kilometers from Bhubaneswar, Wonderla strategically positions itself as the ultimate destination for adventure-seekers, conveniently located near NH-16 (Kolkata-Chennai). The park spans over 50 acres, designed as a tribute to Odisha’s rich cultural heritage and natural splendor, offering experiential nodes inspired by the region’s history and culture.

Designed by Bengaluru-based architecture firm Urban Frame Pvt. Ltd. as a tree-lined boulevard leading to the welcoming ‘Sun Dial Plaza’, Wonderla Amusement Park – besides providing thrilling experiences – is committed to fostering economic growth in the local community. With an estimated 450 employment opportunities, particularly in the unskilled sector, the park aims to provide livelihoods for residents of Bhubaneswar and its surrounding areas.

As part of the launch promotions, park tickets are available at a discounted rate of Rs. 749 (excluding GST) for online pre-bookings only, with regular prices ranging from Rs. 999 (excluding GST) for peak weekdays to Rs. 1,100 (excluding GST) during peak weekends. Various offers such as Student ID Offer, MO Bus and Train Ticket Discounts, and Birthday Offers are also available.

Expressing excitement on the opening of the Amusement Park in Bhubaneswar, Arun K Chittilappilly, MD of Wonderla Holidays Limited, announced that Wonderla Bhubaneswar would officially open to the public on May 24th, 2024, with full operations commencing in the 3rd week of June. “We are thrilled to announce that Wonderla Bhubaneswar will officially open in the 3rd week of June, with public access starting on May 24th, 2024. Our journey has always been about creating memorable experiences for our guests, and we are excited to bring this vision to Odisha. This launch is significant for us, and we envision great success for the park, which will entertain over 3,500 people per day. We look forward to welcoming everyone and providing an unforgettable experience.”

Sivadas M, President of Wonderla Holidays, acknowledged the crucial role of the Odisha government in realizing the project, expressing confidence in Wonderla Bhubaneswar’s potential to boost tourism and bring joy to visitors. “Wonderla Bhubaneswar is a project close to our heart. It began with an invitation from the Government of Odisha after our 2019 discussion. Their support has been crucial, and with the approval for a 90-year lease, we embarked on this exciting journey. We’ve faced challenges, but our dedication and unwavering support of the Odisha government, notably Tourism and Industries departments have made this possible. We are confident Wonderla Bhubaneswar will boost tourism and bring joy to all visitors, reaffirming our commitment to vibrant, thriving destinations,” he said.

Dheeran Choudhary, COO of Wonderla Holidays, emphasized the company’s commitment to local communities, promising to boost the economy and create job opportunities in Odisha. In Odisha, we aim to boost the local economy and create numerous job opportunities. Our core values of excellence and dedication shine through in every aspect of our operations. As our video showcases, Wonderla Bhubaneswar features state-of-the-art park facilities, significant investments, diverse restaurants, and robust marketing plans.

Scheduled to open imminently, Wonderla Amusement Park is poised to become the premier destination for families, friends, and adventure enthusiasts in Bhubaneswar. With a diverse array of rides, attractions, and entertainment offerings, Wonderla pledges an immersive experience that will captivate visitors and leave them yearning for more.

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