Wonderla Holidays, is one of the largest amusement park operators company in India headquartered near Bidadi, 28 kilometres from Bengaluru.
Wonderla Holidays Limited currently operates 3 amusement parks in Kochi, Bangalore and Hyderabad respectively and 1 resort in Bangalore. It is promoted by Kochouseph Chittilappilly and his son Arun Chittilappilly. The first amusement park, Wonderla Kochi, was set up in 2000. The third amusement park project Wonderla Hyderabad was commissioned in April 2016. wonderla holidays is currently planning to open its 4th amusement park in Chennai, expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
The park features a wide variety of attractions including 55 land and water rides, a musical fountain and laser shows, a virtual reality show. Wonderla Bangalore has a full-fledged dance floor with a twist: electronically controlled rain showers. Wonderla also has attractions specially designed for children, and these are gentle yet unusual like a kiddies free fall ride. It uses solar-heated water for all its pools during winter. It has conference facilities for up to 1,000 persons, and features five restaurants with a total seating capacity of 1,150. It has locker rooms with over 2,350 lockers and restrooms and showers. Wonderla, Bangalore has been ranked 1st in India and 7th best in Asia by Tripadvisor for 2014, the highest for any Amusement park in India.
Wonderla Holidays opened its first luxury resort resort, an 84-room hotel complex spread over 100,000 square feet and operational since 2012. The resort features dedicated children's play areas and other recreational and conferencing facilities. The resort is located next to Wonderla Bangalore.
In the year 2000, Kochouseph Chittilappilly started the flagship amusement water themed park under the name, Veegaland in Kochi, Kerala. 75-crore INR was invested in the constructions and development of veegaland. In 2005 Due to overwhelming success of the veegaland project, Kochouseph Chittilappilly decided to build another amusement park on a larger scale at a cost of 105 crore INR was constructed in Bengaluru and named it Wonderla.It is spread over an area of 82 acres. In order to establish Wonderla as a brand, Veegaland was renamed as Wonderla Kochi in 2011. The third amusement park, Wonderla Hyderabad was commissioned in April 2016.