August 30, 2018
Six Flags Great Escape Resort's Outdoor Waterpark Will Become Hurricane Harbor in 2019
Newly Expanded Waterpark Will Have New Rides, New Theming and a New Name
LAKE GEORGE, NY — August 30, 2018 — Six Flags Great Escape Resort, New York’s most thrilling resort property, today announced that its outdoor waterpark will be rebranded Hurricane Harbor for the 2019 season, offering guests a bigger, better and wetter experience. The park will undergo a major expansion with more to see and do than ever before including two brand-new, thrilling attractions, bright, tropical theming throughout; and a new dining location.
“Six Flags is a world-renowned leader in thrills and innovation and we are excited to now wear the name Hurricane Harbor,” said Six Flags Great Escape Resort President Eric Gilbert. “Hurricane Harbor will have a completely different look and feel including imaginative, new theming and a myriad of park enhancements designed to delight guests of all ages.”
With non-stop soaking, wet thrills for the entire family, the all-new Hurricane Harbor will be the perfect escape for families and friends during the dog days of summer.
Hurricane Harbor highlights:
- Over 14,000 square foot expansion:
- Featuring two new water attractions with fun for the whole family, Bucket Blasters and Shipwreck Cove; and
- Expanded seating areas, featuring shaded zones and a new food location.
On Bucket Blasters, riders will spin around in water barrels equipped with water guns perfect for a splashing battle with friends, family and bystanders.
Shipwreck Cove will feature a fun activity pool with interactive water sprays, geysers, and fountains for hours of water play entertainment. The area will also include expansive, shaded seating and tasty, new dining options.
The Great Escape Theme Park is also announcing the start of 2019 Season Pass sales with its special Flash Sale through Labor Day weekend featuring the best deal of the year — savings over 70% off on a 2019 Pass.
August 30 through September 3, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass with every Pass purchased. Gold Season Passes include admission to The Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor, and any other Six Flags theme park, as well as free parking and special admission offers for friends.
During the Flash Sale guests can also join the Six Flags Membership program for up to 60% off the full Season Membership Price and receive three free bonus months. Six Flags Membership includes all of the benefits of Season Pass plus includes over 50 additional benefits such as unlimited soft drinks, preferred parking, walk-on passes for rides, and exclusive waterpark seating. Members can also participate in Six Flags Membership Rewards, a new loyalty program that allows guests to earn valuable prizes just for riding rides, seeing shows, and having a great time at the park.