Colombo, January 27 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka’s premier culinary and entertainment hub Waters Edge, together with Melchers Project Management Pte Ltd, on Friday announced plans to build a theme park overlooking the waters of the Diyawannna in the outskirts of the Sri Lankan capital city.
The announcement was made at a press conference held by the Chairman of Waters Edge Chamath de Silva, General Manager of Waters Edge, Rohan Fernandopulle and representatives of Melchers.plans in the presence of the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Patali Champika Ranawaka,
Chairman Chamath de Silva said: “In an attempt to become the premier entertainment hub of this nation Waters Edge together with Melchers Project Management Pte Ltd, will create a theme park which will be family-oriented and a place where children and adults can enjoy themselves on state-of-the-art attractions.”
“Fantasy Island” at the Edge will feature a culmination of the three main elements of air, water and land. The “Giant Ferris Wheel” will take revelers to the skies, while the “Water Park” will include thrilling rides and the snow chalet will take you to an ice kingdom of wonder.
The initiative of the entertainment hub and theme park is the vision of Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka and part of the Megapolis Developmet plan.
The project will be carried out under the direct supervision of Chairman of Waters Edge Chamath de Silva.
The “Snow Chalet” will be built with German Technology and will provide a unique indoor snow experience. The “Water Park” is designed so that even a non-swimmer can enjoy the slides, waterfalls, water climbs, surprise fountains and so much more.
The 40-meter high “Ferris Wheel” will be one of the main attractions at the “Fantasy Island” with a viewing tower that will provide a bird’s eye view of the Sri Lankan coastline as well as the Central Hills.
This attraction has no age bar. A typical ride will be a fun-filled 15 minutes. Visible from anywhere in Colombo, this will truly be the “main attraction” at the theme park.
With a capacity to hold 300 children per time, the Water Park will also be ideal for school excursions and birthday parties. The “Snow Chalet” can hold up to 50 children per time for a completely novel experience.
The development project aims to create a recreation, leisure and sports facility on the far side of the water front. The center will facilitate more adventure sports such as kayaking, rowing and wind surfing among many others.This project will be coordinated and supervised by the Strategic Initiatives Department of Waters Edge.
For more information on the project please contact Waters Edge on 0117435004.
(The image featured at the top shows: Sri Lankan Minister for Megapolis, Patali Champika Ranawaka, being briefed on the Fantasy Island project)