Sinar Mas Land Opens $13.4 million Go!Wet Water Park in Bekasi. (Photo courtesy of Sinar Mas Land)

Sinar Mas Land Opens $13.4m Go!Wet Water Park in Bekasi

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FEBRUARY 08, 2015

Jakarta. Property giant Sinar Mas Land today opens its Rp 170 billion ($13.4 million) water amusement park in Bekasi, West Java, to the public, the company announced in a statement released on Sunday.

Located on 7.5 hectares, Go!Wet Water Park offers a variety of facilities in addition to water-themed fun rides, including cafes, retail stores and a meeting hall.

“Sinar Mas Land is proud to announce that Go!Wet Water Park, located in the Grand Wisata township, will start operating on Feb. 9,” said Ishak Chandra, managing director for Corporate Strategy & Services at Sinar Mas Land, the holding company for property businesses under conglomerate Sinar Mas Group.

The park welcomes visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The prices of entrance tickets range from Rp 100,000 to Rp 150,000 on Monday to Friday.

These fees increase to Rp 175,000 for children and Rp 225,000 for adults on weekends and public holidays.

Developed by Canadian consultancy  International Water Park Consultant, the water park is targeting middle to upper-income consumers.

Go!Wet Water Park is situated in Sinar Mas Land’s 1,100-hectare township and “Natural Gateway to Excitement,” Grand Wisata, which houses both residential and commercial buildings. Part of the Greater Jakarta area, or Jabotabek, Bekasi is home to factories and manufacturers, including those of Honda, Samsung and Converse.

Sinar Mas Land is the property arm of Sinar Mas Group, a diversified conglomerate with businesses  ranging from palm plantations, pulp and paper, property, finance and mining.

The group was founded by Eka Tjipta Widjaja, 91, whose estimated net  worth is $11.5 billion, according to GlobeAsia’s Rich List from June 2014.