Excavation is under way at Mt. Olympus on the ruins of the Lost City of Atlantis.

Archeologists predict the outdoor water fortress situated in front of the Triton water slide complex will rise six stories in the air and span an area of three acres.

Owner of Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park Nick Laskaris said the formerly lost city will feature seven water slides, a massive dump bucket and geyser, which on a regular interval throughout the day, will shoot water 12 stories in the sky.

"The most impressive part of this whole thing is a geyser. I think it's only the second one in the world which can shoot 120 feet in the air," said Laskaris.

The new area, which is free to guests who stay at any of the Mt. Olympus Resorts, will offer even more activities to those staying at the newly expanded resort said Laskaris.

"It brings us even closer to our goal of being the world's largest waterpark," said Laskaris.

The Lost City, which is visible from the road, will be able to be enjoyed by 1,500 people at a time he said. People of all ages can enjoy slide including a spinning champagne bowl, which propels riders down an enclosed AguaTube into a bowl where they ride centrifugal forces around the bowl, a Family Raft Slide which features steep drops and turns, a Boomerango Family Tube Slide which two people ride a tube down a mega drop and up the opposite nearly vertical wall before splashing down in the pool below, as well as a kid's area, said Laskaris.

"It's the newest and baddest play structure on the market," said Laskaris.

He said they aim to have the ruins uncovered by Memorial Day weekend when it can be enjoyed for free by guests who stay at any of the Mt. Olympus Resorts.

Information is available online at www.mtolympuspark.com/attractions/new-for-2012-the-lost-city.

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dells_soundoff
dells_soundoff

"Archeologists predict the outdoor water fortress situated in front of the Triton water slide complex will rise six stories in the air and span an area of three acres."

archeologists?

Simple Simon

Mt. Olympus to re-create Lost City of Downtown Dells !!!!!!!!!!!!

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