Six Flags Marine World to Unveil Tava’s Jungleland – A Spectacular New Kids’ Adventure Area Featuring Seven New Rides


New Expanded Kids’ Adventure Area; All-New Shouka’s Splashtime Show and New Holiday Themed Winter Event Highlight Northern California’s Popular Family Entertainment Park’s 2006 Season

VALLEJO, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — A grand, new mythical journey awaits families at Six Flags Marine World this season as the Park announces the addition of Tava’s Jungleland, an elaborately jungle-themed play area featuring seven family rides, a giant treehouse adventure and live animal interaction. In 2006, the Park will also be debuting an all-new Shouka’s Splashtime Show featuring the beautiful Orca and her Atlantic bottlenose dolphin friend, Merlin plus an expanded operating calendar concluding with Holiday in the Park featuring wintertime entertainment plus everyone’s favorite family rides, coasters, shows and animals.

Tava’s Jungleland

Tava’s Jungleland, which is scheduled to open this spring, will offer an exotic world of excitement, fun and education for kids of all ages to enjoy. Families with young children can wander through the lush land named for the Park’s beloved African elephant Tava, and experience seven unique family rides, plus get up-close and personal with rare and exotic wildlife including lorikeets, macaws, porcupines, camels and much more. The addition of Tava’s Jungleland makes the 140-acre Park home to the most kids’ rides and the most family rides in Northern California.

“We’ve designed Tava’s Jungleland specifically with families in mind, combining innovative children’s rides with rare, up-close animal encounters,” said Bill Davis, vice president and general manager of Six Flags Marine World. “With the addition of this vibrant, new children’s adventure area, Six Flags Marine World will offer twice the amount of attractions that young kids and parents can enjoy together.”

Seven new rides and 2 interactive attractions within Tava’s Jungleland include:

* Congo Queen — Set sail for an unforgettable adventure on the latest
innovative family ride that features a unique combination of rocking
and whirling motion.

* Nairobi’s Look Out Balloons — Up, up and away we go! Take a sky-
high ride for a spectacular view of the Park on unique hot air
balloon gondolas.

* Tava’s Elephant Parade — Kids fly round and round on soaring
pachyderms.

* Monkey Around — Glide through the air with ease on these monkey-
themed swings.

* Safari Jeep Tours — Kids hop aboard and convoy through the backside
of Tava’s Jungleland.

* Frog Hopper — Little explorers are lifted 20 feet above the
landscape before “hopping” down to their descent.

* Safari River Journey — All aboard on these miniature safari vessels
for a most memorable voyage.

* Splashwater Oasis — Two towers of wet and wild excitement where
kids can splash and cool off from the summer heat.

* Treehouse Play Structure — Kids climb high and explore one of the
world’s largest play structures, where they can explore three towers
of fun offering cargo nets, slides, bridges and more.

New Shouka’s Splashtime Show

In addition to all the fun and excitement of Tava’s Jungleland, guests can also witness a rare display of grace, beauty and aerial acrobatics by two of the world’s magnificent marine mammals, Shouka the beautiful killer whale and Merlin, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, in an all-new Shouka’s Splashtime Show. Families will observe a rare interaction between a killer whale and dolphin and learn the importance of the duo’s unique relationship in creating the first-ever mixed species environment on the west coast.

“The training on having Shouka and Merlin socially interact with each other has been rewarding for both the animals as well for us trainers,” said John Stewart, lead senior trainer at Shouka Stadium. “We are confident that the 2006 Shouka Splashtime Show will be very rewarding for our guests as they get to witness a 5,000-pound killer whale and 500-pound dolphin fly high in the air, side by side.”

The new show headlines the Park’s entertainment program including 9 educational animal demonstrations.

New Winter Holiday Celebration

This winter, the holiday spirit will come alive in a blaze of more than one million twinkling lights at Six Flags Marine World’s Holiday in the Park. Holiday in the Park promises to offer Northern Californians the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with family fun activities including ice skating, sledding down a snow hill, creating holiday crafts and more.

“The 2006 season offers more family entertainment and special events than ever before,” Davis concluded. “We’re confident these exciting, new additions will solidify Six Flags Marine World as being the top destination for families in Northern California.”

Six Flags Marine World opens for the 2006 season on Saturday, March 4, and now is the best time to become part of the family fun and excitement with a Season Pass for $69.99 when buying four or more and 74.99 individually. The great value of a Six Flags Marine World Season Pass also provides limitless fun at Six Flags Waterworld in Concord and Sacramento, as well as all Six Flags Theme Parks nationwide. To order a Season Pass or to get more information regarding the Park’s 2006 season, visit sixflags.com/marineworld or call 707-644-4000.

Six Flags Marine World is located in Vallejo, Calif., off Interstate 80, just 30 miles northeast of San Francisco, 50 miles southwest of Sacramento and near the Napa Valley Wine Country.

Six Flags Marine World is managed by Six Flags, Inc., the world’s largest regional theme park company. Through its subsidiaries, it owns and operates 30 parks in North America and Mexico. Six Flags parks serve 34 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly held corporation with corporate offices in New York City and Oklahoma City. The Company’s stock trades on the NYSE under the symbol: PKS. SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc. (R), (TM) and (C) 2006.

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