Jan 29, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Urban Development Authority’s Waters Edge, together with Melchers Project Management Pte Ltd will build a theme park overlooking the waters of the Diyawannna, a Minister said.
“This will be a 600 million rupees investment.The 40-meter high Ferris Wheel will be one of the main attractions at the park with a viewing tower that will provide a bird’s eye view of the Sri Lankan coastline and central hills,” Champika Ranawaka, minister, Megapolis and Western Region Development said.
“The UDA is also planning on investing in a new three story office complex and also by the end of the year we will commence work on the light rail that will run from Kaduwela to Colombo.”
The Park will feature attractions themed on three main elements of air, water and land.
It will also feature a “Snow Chalet” to be built with German technology while another attraction will be a water park with slides, waterfalls, water climbs and surprise fountains.
The water park will hold a capacity of 300 children per time.
“This will be an attraction not only for the local but also the tourists,” the minister added.
“With this new addition Sri Lankan will not have to travel overseas for this type of entertainment, anymore.”