2015 - Nothing is known at this time...
2014 - Lotte World Waterpark - Now Open -
(9/12/14) According to a press release, the Lotte World Waterpark did open as planned back on May 1st, 2014. This is the first phase of a three-phased Polynesian themed waterpark in Seoul, Korea that features a number of impressive waterslides, wave pools and interactive play structures that combined would take up the space of 17 soccer fields. WhiteWater is the exclusive supplier of products for the waterpark and will be working with them through to the park’s full built out and completion. Thanks to WhiteWater for sending in some pictures of this new park.
(9/30/13) The latest official word on the Lotte World Waterpark opening in Gimhae says that it will now open in 2014. The official website now features concept artwork showing off a very nicely themed Polynesian island resort theme for the waterpark. In addition to being one of the best waterparks in Korea, it will also feature hot spring & spa facilities as well as an indoor waterpark section allowing it to be open year round. Check out the artwork... the park looks very impressive.
(2/1/12) Lotte World has just signed a $22 million deal with WhiteWater West to open a new Lotte World Waterpark in May 2013 in Gimhae, near Busan, South Korea. WhiteWater West will engineer, create and install all of the new waterpark’s indoor and outdoor attractions. According to WhiteWater, the project will include two MEGAtubes, the new Family Rattler and Family Python ,a Family Boomerango, AquaLoop, Abyss, 8-Lane Whizzard, Family Raft Slide, Dueling Master Blasters as well as a few standard Speed and Body Slides. The park will also feature a 115 foot pneumatic Surf Wave Pool, a smaller 60 foot indoor wave pool, a Flow Rider Double and two different AuqaPlay water fortress attractions.
2014 - Lotte World Aquarium - (9/30/13) According to the Lotte World website, they are also planning on opening the Lotte World Aquarium sometime in 2014. The new project will be located in Jamsil, Seoul and feature a combined 5,200 tons of water in the exhibits.