Press & Media Updates

Press & Media Updates

Press Releases and Media Alerts

A chronological reservoir of Press Releases and Public Statements. All new releases are published here prior to distribution.


Sahara Sam’s Oasis at a Glance

A quick introduction to the property, the company, our history, and our future.

In March of 2009, Sahara Sam’s Oasis opened its doors in the community of West Berlin as New Jersey’s first free-standing, indoor water park with 58,000 square feet of aquatic and arcade attractions. Each year, since its inception, Sahara Sam’s has managed to increase…. continued.


Sahara Sam’s Oasis Awards

Sahara Sam’s prides itself on safety, cleanliness, industry innovation, and family fun. Browse our “trophy case” for a list of recognition the park has earned over the years.

  • World Water Park Association – Industry Innovation Award Waterpark 2009
  • NJ BIZ – Top 100 Privately Held Companies 2011
  • Ellis and Associates – Silver International Aquatic Safety Award 2011
  • Philadelphia Magazine – Best of Philly 2012 – Water Park
  • Courier Post “Best of South Jersey” – Children’s Play Center 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Courier Post “Best of South Jersey” – Children’s Birthday Party 2012, 2013
  • Courier Post “Best of South Jersey” – Best Place to Celebrate a Special Occasion, 2014
  • NJ Biz – CEO Ilya Girlya named one of the “Top 40 under 40″ for 2014


Sahara Sam’s in the News

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Multimedia Gallery

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Schedule a Tour or Interview

Our team is happy to assist those members of the press on assignment. Please inquire with the public relations team to allow ample time for scheduling your visit.

Chris Peters Sahara Sam’s Oasis Director of Marketing and Public Relations Email: PublicRelations (at) saharasams (dot) com



Fun New JerseySahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Water Park of West Berlin, New Jersey was founded in March of 2009. The facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high value entertainment the entire year with 58 of its 68-thousand square feet under a retractable roof system. Park features include arcade systems, surfing simulators, a wave pool, leisure swim areas, numerous water attractions, slides and more. A 2013 expansion added 2 acres of outdoor water park attractions and increased park capacity by 50%. A recipient of the 2011 Silver International Aquatic Safety Award, the park prides itself on local ownership, cleanliness, safety, and affordability.