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Project description

Aquapark Zelina project will include the construction of a sports and recreation complex with pools, slides, restaurants etc., at the former location of the Zelina Spa within an area of 44,547 m2.

The new complex consists of several buildings:
• a main building that will contain a restaurant with a separate banquet hall, three smaller facilities for various contents, a nightclub, management offices, emergency services, storage rooms, technical and other auxiliary facilities,
• five outdoor swimming pools with a sunbathing area, stands and water attractions (water castle, sliding boards with access tower),
• facilities for catering and sanitary facilities.

Country, Region

Croatia [Zagrebačka županija]

Start date

June 2017

Estimated project cost

EUR 6 million



Asset ownership


Project type


Project status

Preparation of documentation for building permit

Revenue type


Expected Jobs created


Economic rationale / Business Model

The swimming pool area will be used during the summer season, while the commercial and hospitality areas inside the main building are expected to be used throughout the year. The construction of the water park will be carried out in four stages and represents the start of the development of a larger tourist-sport-recreation center. The goal is to improve the existing tourist offer and to develop new, innovative elements based on the region’s natural resources, rich cultural heritage and tradition, sports, its indigenous gastronomic offer and the diversity of its natural environment.

Financing details

Financing source: Private

The project holder, the town of Sveti Ivan Zelina, is seeking a strategic partner for the realization of this project through a right-to-build, but alternative models are not excluded.

Existing or potential bottlenecks for the realisation of the project / Potential risks

There are no known obstacles for the realization of the project.

Project additional information

The conceptual and preliminary designs are completed. The site permit has been obtained. Preparation of the required project documentation to obtain a building permit is in progress.
Land for the project is owned by the City. Natural water source is near to the facility, with a capacity of 25 l/sec and temperature of 23,5 °C.
The area is well known for its wines, the attractive wine roads that crosses the vineyards of the region, and its many tourist events, the most significant of which is the International Tournament of Knights and the Wine Exhibitions of Continental Croatia.

Publication: 13/02/2018 | Last update: 13/02/2018

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