Myrtle Waves

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Myrtle Waves is a water park attraction in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the largest of the five water parks in the area and in the state. The park has been operating each season since opening on June 1, 1985. As of the 2019 season it featured 22 slides and attractions across 12 water rides.[1] The park is owned by Lazarus Entertainment Group which also maintains the Broadway Grand Prix and Wild Water and Wheels family entertainment venues in Myrtle Beach.[2]

In 2017, the park's ten story tall "Turbo Twisters" attraction was featured on the Travel Channel's Xtreme Waterparks show in.[3]

Myrtle Waves Water Park
Myrtle Waves Logo.png
LocationMyrtle Beach, SC
OwnerLazarus Entertainment Group
Operated byInnovative Attraction Management
OpenedJune 1, 1985 (1985-06-01)
Operating seasonmid-May - mid-September
Area20 acres (8.1 ha)
Attractions
Water rides12
Websitehttp://www.myrtlewaves.com
StatusOperating

Lazarus was sued in 2019 by a customer who alleged she contracted a flesh-eating organism at the Wild Water and Wheels park in 2017. Both Wild Water and Wheels and Myrtle Waves passed inspection by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control at the time.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ info@myhorrynews.com, Staff Reports. "Myrtle Waves water park celebrates 30 years with new ride". MyHorryNews.com. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  2. ^ Group, Laz. "Home". Lazarus Entertainment Group. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  3. ^ "Travel Channel to feature Myrtle Waves Water Park". WMBF. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  4. ^ Watson, Casey. "Lawsuit claims woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at S.C. water park". WECT. Retrieved 2020-01-03.

Coordinates: 33°42′54″N 78°53′55″W / 33.71500°N 78.89861°W / 33.71500; -78.89861