Elpitiya Plantation to Build Theme Park in Galle in Partnership with Sim Leisure Group Ltd

25th June, 2020 News and Updates

Elpitiya Plantations PLC an associate company of Aitken Spence PLC, entered into an agreement with Sim Leisure Group Ltd to develop and operate an adventure theme park in Galle, Sri Lanka under the ‘ESCAPE’ brand. The project, which is a first in Sri Lanka is requiring an estimated investment of US$ 4 million with construction for phase 1 scheduled to begin in FY ending 31st December 2020. The park will feature the longest water slide in Sri Lanka, the first chairlift experience and cascaded flying fox among other exciting attractions. The project aims to target the largely untapped domestic tourism sector while offering more entertainment options for foreign visitors. The park is expected to be completed and open to public in 2021.

Source: Daily FT