Holiday World & Splashin' Safari have once again been recognized (twice in fact) as the best in the world of amusement parks by the Golden Ticket Awards.

For the eighth year in a row, Splashin' Safari's WILDEBEEST took home the prize for the Best Water Park Ride in the world. And the MAMMOTH once again came in 2nd!

And both parks, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, combined to win the award for World's Cleanest Park! That's saying a LOT, considering how many people come through those parks each year and the amount of acreage that has to be maintained. All of those staff members should be especially proud of this award!

The Golden Ticket Awards are presented annually to honor the “Best of the Best” in the amusement industry and are calculated from an international poll conducted by Amusement Today. The prestigious survey asks experienced amusement park voters around the country and world to rate the “bests” in 23 categories. (

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