Details have been announced about what the gateway welcoming visitors into Legoland Water Park at Gardaland will look like and where it can be found.

The gateway will be located in the area that is currently home to the Pala Magic Theatre, opposite the Raptor rollercoaster.

The entrance gateway will be 6.5m high and 13m wide and will loom above the waterpark. The imposing entrance will comprise of 400 “giant” Lego bricks, placed together to form an arch. Being made from blue and white Lego bricks, the archway will resemble a huge wave.

The entrance gateway, alongside other areas and attractions in the waterpark, will be decorated with one-of-a-kind Lego model constructions built with Lego bricks that symbolise different themes.

Luca Marigo, sales and marketing director of Gardaland. said:

“Good progress has been made on building the Lego Models, that will make the Legoland Water Park in Gardaland truly one of a kind- 240 models have been built with 3 million Lego bricks.

“One of these will be a large and friendly purple octopus made of 258,126 Lego bricks placed right at the entrance to the Water Park, ready to amaze all visitors as they arrive,” continued Marigo.

Karen Hornby, model delivery manager of Merlin Entertainments, elaborated on the detail of the Lego models. “There will be a grand total of 488 LEGO Models, specially designed for Gardaland and built in different parts of the world including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and Malaysia.

“The Gardaland LEGO Models, just like all models created for Legoland resorts worldwide, are very colourful, cheery and fun,” Hornby added.

Legoland Water Park in Gardaland is due to open in June 2020.