Inflatable Water Parks Approved for Cancun and Riviera Maya

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New inflatable water parks are heading to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has approved the development of the parks for Cancun and several locations in Riviera Maya.

The new inflatable water park, named Wibit, will be approximately 3,000 square meters (approximately 32,291 square feet) and will consist of several inflatable models that will be anchored to the seabed. Options include “jumpers, slides, towers with ropes, bridges, domes, curves, narrow channels and half pipes,” according to documents submitted to the government.

The project will consist of several different locations that so far include Cancun beaches Playa Langosta, Playa Chac Mool and Plaza Forum. In Playa del Carmen, Wibit will be installed at Playa Mamitas, Playa Maya and Playacar. The inflatable water park will also be installed at the beach Tulum Paraíso, in the municipality of Tulum.

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Last year, a similar inflatable water amusement park debuted in Puerto Progreso, Yucatan on an area of 1,500 square meters; however, the company behind the program, Float Fun Entertainment, says the Cancun, Riviera Maya parks will be larger since they expect around 3,000 visitors per week during high season.

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