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Holiday World
Location Santa Claus, Indiana, USA
Coordinates 38°07′20″N 86°54′33″W / 38.122141°N 86.909303°W / 38.122141; -86.909303
Status Defunct
Operated May 2, 2009 to October 27, 2013
Replaced by Good Gravy!
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Mega Splash
Height 135 feet
Drop 131 feet

Giraffica was a Shoot The Chute built by Intamin formerly located at Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, USA. Originally known as Pilgrims Plunge, it was the tallest water ride in the world when it opened in 2009. The ride closed in 2013.


In August 2008, Holiday World announced that Pilgrims Plunge would be added to the park.[1] It would be located in the Thanksgiving area.

The highest point was topped off in March 2009.[2]

Pilgrims Plunge opened to the public on May 2, 2009.

For the 2013 season, Pilgrims Plunge became Giraffica when the waterpark was expanded.

On April 17, 2014, Holiday World announced that Giraffica would not reopen for the 2014 season.[3] It will be replaced with Good Gravy! in 2024.[4]



  1. "Holiday World Building World's Tallest Water Ride".
  2. "Pilgrims Plunge Topped Off". NewsPlusNotes.
  3. "Holiday World Removing Giraffica Flume Ride From Splashin' Safari".
  4. ""Good Gravy" Roller Coaster Announced for Holiday World in 2024". NewsPlusNotes.

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