Amusement Park Project At Lake Announces Major Hotel Chain Partner

St. Louis-based SkyView Partners and Tegethoff Development, along with Fred Ross, owner of Big Thunder Marine, Monday announced an agreement with Marriott International for the construction of a 400-room, full-service Marriott Hotels property as part of the new Oasis at Lakeport family resort and entertainment district in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. Site construction is slated to begin in summer 2023, with the amusement park and 1,000-space parking garage scheduled to open in summer 2024.

Oasis at Lakeport is a new $350 million family resort and entertainment district in Osage Beach, to be developed along the Lakeport property acquired by Big Thunder Marine in 2021, at Highway 54 and Jeffries Road adjacent to the Grand Glaize Bridge. Construction plans include the creation of a year-round entertainment destination offering 25 acres of amusement rides and attractions along with the Marriott Hotels property and 26,000-square-foot conference center, indoor waterpark, restaurants, 200 public boat slips and 1,000-space parking garage. Amusement offerings will include roller coasters, thrill and family rides and a 200-foot-tall observation wheel.