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What is the best Central Florida Water Park?

Not the Disney Parks.

From Zackiel Marsh
Posted September 3, 2011 at 12:35 AM
We might go to a Florida water park for Labor Day weekend and have been wondering which one to go to. We want something relaxing but has good rides.


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From Andrew Mooney
Posted September 3, 2011 at 8:02 AM
I would have to agree with Dominick that Aquatica is the best for your conditions.

From TH Creative
Posted September 3, 2011 at 11:26 AM
Typhoon Lagoon is the best waterpark in Central Florida. Period. The wave pool blows away anything at Aquatica. And the great thing about the wave pool is that you can jump in (noline). The lazy river is gorgeous (caves and waterfalls). You use the word "relax". Typhoon Lagoon takes you away to a tropical island. Look up toward the eastern sky at Aquatica and you see electrical towers and power lines.

This is a no brainer.

From Manny Rodriguez
Posted September 3, 2011 at 11:40 AM
Besides the Disney water parks wet and wild is a must see

From Tyler Bell
Posted September 3, 2011 at 5:54 PM
Aquatica

From duncan henny
Posted September 4, 2011 at 9:35 AM
i love wet and wild still to do aquatica :)

From Anthony Murphy
Posted September 4, 2011 at 7:56 PM
Blizzard Beach! ( I know he wanted non Disney, but theirs are the best)

From Tim W
Posted September 4, 2011 at 8:39 PM
I gotta agree with TH. It has to be Typhoon Lagoon. There is nothing that compares to the wave pool and the Crush n Gusher. Blizzard Beach is still fun, but a bit more overcrowded and "commerical" than Typhoon Lagoon.

From Andy Stevens
Posted September 5, 2011 at 2:31 AM
I also have to agree with TH and TW. Typhoon Lagoon is by far the best. As has been said, there's no sign of power lines or other urban paraphernalia.
The queues for the attractions move quickly, (Queues really let down Blizzard Beach) and the wave pool is simply the best. If you're a reasonable swimmer, swimming out to deeper water and waiting for the big wave is just magic.

From Lauren Hayhurst
Posted September 5, 2011 at 2:52 AM
Typhoon Lagoon all the way. It's a long-standing favourite in our family and never disappoints.

From Andrew Mooney
Posted September 5, 2011 at 5:23 AM
If we're looking at any Central Florida park then Typhoon Lagoon is the best, heck in my opinion it's the best water park in the world. The quality of rides are amazing and I love the theming of the park, everything gels perfectly together. On the other hand, Aquatica lacks a certain quality and theme but Zackiel specifically mentioned no Disney parks, therefore it's the next best thing.

From Lauren Hayhurst
Posted September 5, 2011 at 7:26 AM
What about Wet and Wild? Is that still competing with the other parks? I've never been but always wanted to. Is it worth it?

From chris cona
Posted September 5, 2011 at 6:48 PM
I'm actually not going to lie I have been to Wet & Wild this summer. It was actually suprising nice and has great!!! rides. We had to go to Wet and Wild for 8 hours bc the bus only came once so we figured we take a cab home bc that's really long but we spent every second and would of wished we could of stayed to closing. It's also clean and pavement isn't that hot when you walk on it defently worth the money for the thrills.

From Neil Basabe
Posted September 11, 2011 at 6:33 AM
I know is late for Labor Day, but wanted to give my opinion. Well, I haven't been in Aquatica yet. But had been in Wet and Wild, TL and BB. W and W is for family with teenagers to enjoy all the rides. Very well organized and good food. TL is for all the family specially children, is nice but after 3 hours you want to go. BB is my least favorite. I intend to go to Aquatica, but with the comments here I'm in doubt.

Tell us where you went!!

From Giovanny Cruz
Posted September 11, 2011 at 8:12 AM
For the family the best option is acuatica.If you are looking for thrilling rides the best option is wet and wild.And if youre looking for both the best option is blizzard beach.

From Jason Jackson
Posted September 12, 2011 at 5:21 PM
I prefer Aquatica!

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