Rulantica – The new Water World at Europa-Park
Name: Rulantica – The new Water World at Europa-Park
Importance: Most important milestone in the history of Europa-Park and by far the biggest project in the company’s history.
Project scope: Development of the biggest water world in Europe; determining the strategy for the development of Europa-Pak during the next decades.
Goal: Extension of Europa-Park as a short break destination; second park in in Rust to secure the location.
Costs: One of the largest investments made by a family-run business in Baden-Württemberg
Responsibility: Project managed by the younger generation (Michael, Thomas and Ann-Kathrin Mack)
Realisation: Realising the project together with two well-known, family-run companies from the region – Rendler Bau GmbH as well as the Wilhelm Füssler Bau GmbH.
Total surface area: 450,000 square metre
Opening times: Year-round
Theming: Elaborate Nordic adventure world with eight themed areas
Attractions: A variety of water attractions for the whole family: 25 in total; among them 17 water slides, an indoor wave pool, a jet stream canal and a wild river
Indoor area: 32,600 square metre large, shell-shaped hall; 300,000 cubic metre building size; 4,000 square metre water surface area
Changing room area: 8,000 square metre; 3,588 lockers; 237 changing rooms in different sizes; 149 Changing room cubicles; 40 family changing cubicles
Common area: 1,700 deckchairs; Eight exclusive Cabañas with catering service
Outdoor area: 8,000 square metre; 500 square metre outdoor pool
Lounge area: 500 deckchairs
Catering: Two self-service restaurants, a café and a bar, as well as one pool bar indoors and one outdoors
Shopping: Three shops
Parking facilities: Over 800 car parking spaces
Employees: Approximately 250 new employees; a total of more than 4.250 employees (Europa-Park + new water world incl. hotel)
Ecology: Sustainability is very important to Europa-Park. In order to conserve nature and the environment, innovative technologies are used, for example, in the area of energy and water consumption, and careful attention is paid to the economical use of resources. In addition, numerous conservation projects, such as bee pavilions or amphibian biotopes, are being implemented in line with the construction measures.phibien-Biotope realisiert.