Canada's Wonderland

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Canada's Wonderland
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Canada's Wonderland is a 330 acre theme park owned and operated by Cedar Fair. It was the first major theme park in Canada and remains the country's largest. It also features a 20-acre water park called Splash Works.

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Canada's Wonderland

The theme park was originally opened and operated by the Taft Broadcasting Company and The Great-West Life Assurance Company in 1981, then owned by Paramount Parks from 1994 to 2006 when it was known as Paramount Canada's Wonderland. Since 2006 the park is owned and operated by Cedar Fair.

Canada's Wonderland is open daily from May to September, and then only on weekends until the end of October.

Canada's Wonderland Categories

  • Amusements, Rides and Theme Parks

    Canada's Wonderland has 16 roller coasters — more than any other park outside of the United States. The park is tied with Cedar Point for the second-most in the world.
  • Man-Made

    In 1972, the Taft Broadcasting Company first proposed building the theme park. Construction of Canada's Wonderland began on 13 June 1979 and continued on to early 1981.
  • Superlatives

    Canada's Wonderland is Canada's largest theme park. It has been the most visited seasonal theme park in North America for several consecutive years with 3.66 million visitors in 2012.

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