SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management Holdings GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 W. 57TH STREET
43RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/04/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. [ WOLF ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common stock 200 I See footnote (1)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management Holdings GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 W. 57TH STREET
43RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
K-9 Holdings, Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 WEST 57TH STREET
43RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
K-9 Investors, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 MANHATTANVILLE ROAD
SUITE 201

(Street)
PURCHASE NY 10577

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management VII, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2711 CENTERVILLE ROAD, SUITE 400

(Street)
WILMINGTON DE 19808

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
AIF VII Management, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 W. 57TH STREET
43RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2 MANHATTANVILLE ROAD
SUITE 203

(Street)
PURCHASE NY 10577

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
TWO MANHATTANVILLE ROAD
SUITE 203

(Street)
PURCHASE NY 10577

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Apollo Management Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 W. 57TH STREET
-

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. See Exhibit 99.1
See signatures attached as Exhibit 99.2 05/07/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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