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Great Wolf Lodge announces opening date for first Florida Resort and Water Park in Naples, South Florida

Mark your calendars for the grand opening of Great Wolf Lodge South Florida, with the resorts first Florida location opening in Naples on October 1, 2024.

Great Wolf Lodge Naples Florida

The highly anticipated new Great Wolf Lodge South Florida is set to be an exciting addition to the Great Wolf Resorts family, becoming the brand's 21st resort in North America.

Boasting 500 family-friendly suites and a sprawling 100,000-square-foot indoor water park, Great Wolf has announced that the grand opening of Great Wolf Lodge South Florida is set for October 1, 2024, with reservations now open from Sept. 25, 2024.

To celebrate the launch, Great Wold Lodge is offering grand opening savinfgs of 25% off one night stays or 30% off 2+ night stays.

Great Wolf Lodge Naples Florida

 Great Wolf Lodge South Florida sits on 20 acres on the eastern edge of Collier County, near the I-75 and Collier Blvd interchange and next to the Paradise Coast Sports Complex.

Highlight of the resort is a massive indoor water park, heated to an all-year round 84 degrees, that includes 12 slides, three pools and two interactive water play zones.

Also included is Breakaway Bay, a family raft adventure that can fit five riders.

Other water park highlights include High Paw Holler Slide, Forest Flume Slide, Rapid Racer Tube Ride, River Canyon Run Raft Ride, Slap Tail Pond Wave Pool, Crooked Creek Lazy River, Otter Springs Play Pool, Chinook Cove Activity Pool, and Big Foot Pass Water Obstacle Course!

The resort will also include arcade games, mini bowling, rope course, and Great Wolf's exclusive interactive adventure game, MagiQuest, and even a Build-a-Bear Store.

Kids activities include character appearances, yoga, dance parties, arts & crafts and more.

Great Wolf Lodge Naples Florida

So why is the resort being built in South Florida and not Orlando?

Once upon a time Great Wold Lodge planed to open its biggest ever resort in Orlando, but with the plans abandoned, the company have announced it will open its first Florida location, and it biggest in Naples, South Florida.

Great Wolf Lodge Orlando was announced in a blaze of publicity back in January 2016.

The resort was to be built adjacent to the Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas, just north of Marriott Sabal Palms and Marriott World Center.

The massive resort would have included 800 suites and a 100,000 sq foot indoor and outdoor waterpark, Great Wolf's first Florida location, so what happened?

Ground was due to break on the project in 2019, but somewhere along the way, Great Wolf Resorts cnceled the entire project, and instead sold the land in August 2018.

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