Kalahari Resorts & Conventions' Round Rock location on track to open in November 2020

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is on track to open its Round Rock location in November 2020.

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is on track to open its Round Rock location in November 2020.

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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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Kalahari construction officially underway in Round Rock
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The plans for Kalahari
Construction is underway on Kalahari Resorts & Conventions' Round Rock development after breaking ground in May at Kenney Fort Boulevard and Hwy. 79.

Kalahari representatives said Feb. 5 that the development is on track to open with 975 hotel rooms and a 200,000-square-foot convention center in November 2020.


Courtesy of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

The resort will include the largest indoor water park in the country at 223,000 square feet as well as outdoor pools built over 3 acres, according to Kalahari. Restaurants include the Double Cut Charcoal Grill/Liquor Bar, Mondo Sortino's Italian Kitchen, 5 Niños Tex-Mex restaurant, B-Lux Grill & Bar, Great Karoo Marketplace Buffet, Marrakesh Market Eatery, Redd's Piano Lounge, Rwanda Roasting Co. Coffee Shop, Last Bite Candy Store, and water park food and drink stands.

Kalahari's Round Rock location will also feature Tom Foolery's Adventure Park, which includes 80,000 square feet of thrill rides, a ropes course, climbing walls, an indoor zip line, bowling, laser tag and more than 250 arcade games.


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