Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark at Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls, Mich. is attracting big attention from leading news sources. The indoor waterpark, the largest in Michigan, has been heralded as one of “The World’s Coolest Indoor Water Parks” by Condé Nast Traveler. The premier travel magazine featured an elite eight waterparks on their website designating them as the coolest in the world. Parks were featured from Beijing, Germany, Canada, and the United States. The story has also been prominently featured on MSN.com and FoxNews.com.
Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, a $22 million dollar addition to Boyne Mountain Resort, opened in May 2005. Themed as a snowy Swiss-Austrian Village, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark maintains a constant temperature of 84 degrees making it the perfect escape for spring break and year-round enjoyment. The 88,000 square foot waterpark boasts aquatic adventures for all ages including five amazing waterslides, Rip Zone surfing wave, four-story mountain water-play structure, shallow children’s pool and activity pool, lazy river, relaxing hot tubs, mega-arcade, and pub with food and a full bar. The park’s newest attraction The Big Couloir, an extreme body slide that’s the first of its kind in Michigan. The ride features a launch capsule with a trapdoor that propels riders at G-force speeds up to 38 feet per second throughout the 360 degree SuperLOOP.
“The recognition that Avalanche Bay continues to receive is a testament to the great experience we offer our guests with the variety of rides and attractions, eateries, arcade, and more,” said Ed Grice, president and general manager of Boyne Mountain Resort. “Add in the four-seasons of fun we offer at Boyne Mountain Resort, and it’s a winning combination.”
Half- and full-day waterpark passes are available from $22 to $45 and discounts are provided to resort lodging guests. Spring Break Packages are now available starting at $197 per night for a family of four and includes lodging at Boyne Mountain and Avalanche Bay admission starting at 4pm on day of arrival. A hot and delicious breakfast buffet can be added for only $12 per person. Ski & Splash Packages also available with the resort planning to ski and snowboard daily through Easter Sunday, April 20, weather permitting. For reservations, call 800.462.6963 or visit boynemountain.com.
Other featured parks include Kalahari Waterpark Resort in Ohio; Happy Magic in Beijing; Tropical Islands Resort in Germany; Massanutten Resort in Virginia; Great Wolf Lodge in Washington; and Sahara Sam’s in New Jersey.
Located in Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain Resort has been a favorite Midwest destination since 1948. The family-owned, four-season resort has earned TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, been named among the Top 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America by Conde Nast Traveler readers, recognized as a Top 10 Indoor Waterpark by Budget Travel and is a Spa Magazine Readers’ Choice Favorite. Boyne Mountain offers 60 runs on 415 skiable acres, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark featuring The Big Couloir extreme body slide, Solace Spa, Zipline Adventures, two golf courses, disc golf, lift-serviced mountain biking, beach activities, kids programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate. Boyne Mountain is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.