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Your top 5 water parks in the world

Which are your favorites?

From Giovanny Cruz
Posted October 22, 2011 at 3:18 PM
I want to know what are your top 5 water parks in the world.


Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.

From Giovanny Cruz
Posted October 22, 2011 at 6:01 AM
My top 5 are. 1.Wet and wild. 2.Blizard beach 3. Aquatica. 4.Adventure Island 5.Tyfoon lagoon

From Andrew Mooney
Posted October 23, 2011 at 2:23 AM
I've only been to three water parks but they are all amazing. In order they are:

1. Typhoon Lagoon
2. Blizzard Beach
3. Wild Wadi (Dubai)

Wild Wadi has a very high level of detail rivalling Disney's parks. You don't see any metal scaffolding or cheap looking chutes. Whats more is that they brought out a water coaster years before Disney that not only goes uphill but has several different paths taking the total ride time to well over ten minutes.

In fact, I'm in the current creative process to envisage such a ride at Blizzard Beach, that lets guests choose different paths on a separate mountain range at the back of the park. It would also lead off from the lazy river requiring no need to walk on or stand in line.

From Lauren Hayhurst
Posted October 23, 2011 at 5:48 AM
Typhoon Lagoon is by far my favourite. Cazn only really compare it to BB, however, as River Country's gone (although I liked this one in its heyday) and Water Mania can't possibly still be floating around (get it?)...

I found BB a bit bland and concrete-y. The rides were good, but Typhoon Lagoon does it for me, with the wave pool, hands down, plus, the lush vegetation and amazing lazy river sells it everytime...

From chris cona
Posted October 23, 2011 at 6:05 AM
1. Blizzard Beach 2. Typhoon Lagoon 3. Wet and Wild 4. Wildwood waves 5. Surf

From Mike Gallagher
Posted October 23, 2011 at 10:47 AM
1. Typhoon Lagoon
2. Splashin' Safari at Holiday World
3. Wildwater Kingdom at Dorney Park.

I've never been to Schlitterbahn in Texas, but I've heard and read it's the one to beat.

From Manny Rodriguez
Posted October 23, 2011 at 12:33 PM
1. Wet an wild 2.typhoon lagoon. 3. Bilizzard beach 4 aquatica and I have no other choices and I just can't figure out any other ones I have been to you

From AJ Hummel
Posted October 24, 2011 at 11:20 AM
As I have not been to Florida, all (correction: most) of these are places that haven't appeared on anyone else's list yet.

1. Holiday World's Splashin' Safari
2. Waterworks (connected to Kings Dominion)
3. Six Flags New England's Hurricane Harbor
4. Knott's Soak City (all three are tied)
5. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles

From Mike Gallagher
Posted October 24, 2011 at 3:08 AM
AJ, ya musta missed my list! Hey, I'm a poet and don't know it!

From Skipper Adam
Posted October 24, 2011 at 8:27 AM
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels- the inventor of the water coaster and manufacturer for most other water slides in Amercia. It's such an ignored park but that's because it's not near a theme park.

As cool as the landscapes are at Disney waterparks, Schiltterbahn has taken to themeing the rides. They have a jungle cruise like ride with animatronic animals. They have a dragon themed water coaster with pyrotechnics and special effects and many other rides.

It's also huge. Massive. In fact it's like two water parks that guest have to take trams to get to the other side. Often voted best water park and winner of many awards, the gem is a great secret.

Now Schlitterbahn is building a huge resort in Kansas City. It will have a river walk shopping district, restaurants, hotels and a massive water park. It will be like the USF of waterparks.

From Ashleigh Noad
Posted October 26, 2011 at 5:34 AM
I love my water parks just as much as I love theme parks.

1. Typhoon Lagoon
2. Wet n Wild Orlando
3. Aquatica
4. Blizzard Beach
5. Adventure Island, Tampa

Though I am envious of those of you who have experienced the amazing water park in Dubai (the name now has disappeared from my mind). It looks absolutely brilliant and have heard nothing but good things from people who have been.

From Bob Liebe
Posted October 26, 2011 at 2:02 PM
I'm SHOCKED!!! No love for the Wisconsin Dells!? It's called the Waterpark Capital of the World for a reason!!! I've only been to 2 other water parks that weren't in the Dells. So my list isn't the most well rounded.

5. Rainbow Falls (Plover, WI)
It was a local water park that was very fun, but sadly closed and turned into a car dealership. For being small it was actually well done and had a good variety of rides.

4. Kalahari Resort (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
A very nice resort. It has an outdoor waterpark, a mini-theme park, and is America's 2nd largest indoor waterpark. The only reason I rank it 4th is that it is a little more pricey than my #1&2.

3. Wet & Wild (Orlando, FL)
A fun water park with a good amount of rides. I haven't been there in years so I don't know if anything has changed.

2. Noah's Ark (Wisconsin Dell's, WI)
No indoor waterpark so it's only open 3 1/2 months out of the year. Great water thrill rides! Huge park! Great theme! If they had an indoor waterpark it would be my #1.

1. Mt. Olympus Resort (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
The park has a both an indoor & outdoor waterpark, and both an indoor & outdoor theme park. The theme of the park is a Roman theme and they do a great job incorporating it into attractins. It also has the best wavepool EVER!

It gets cold in WI so it suprises me that it's the waterpark capital, but the Parks are really good so the title is deserving! If you like theme parks / waterparks I'd suggest taking a visit to the Wisconsin Dells sometime in your life!

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