July 20, 2023 | Allison Robertson

Splash Across The Globe: The Ultimate Water Park Bucket List


Pack your swimsuits, grab your sunblock, and brace yourselves for a wild ride as we plunge into the world's most exhilarating water parks. 

From daredevil slides that defy gravity to the tranquil float along lazy rivers, these aqua playgrounds promise heart-thumping excitement and splash-filled fun for all ages.

Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai, UAE

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Immerse yourself in an aquatic spectacle at Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai, the world's largest waterpark, where 42 sprawling acres of splash-tastic attractions lie in the shadow of Atlantis, The Palm.

Ready for a nerve-jangling experience? Then, the Leap of Faith is just for you. This near-vertical slide propels you at stomach-lurching speed into a transparent tunnel teeming with sharks and rays. 

For those seeking a more tranquil journey, drift gently down the 2.3-kilometer river ride with playful waves, tidal surges, and magical special effects.

Waterbom Bali, Kuta, Indonesia

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Nestled amidst Kuta's hustle and bustle, Waterbom Bali is a verdant tropical oasis that holds the title of Asia's premier water park. Across nine lush acres, thrilling rides and soothing attractions coexist harmoniously.

Dare to take on the Climax, a super-loop body slide that sends you hurtling down a near-vertical drop at a hair-raising speed of 70km/h. 

Or, surrender to the slow tempo of the Lazy River, offering a peaceful 600-meter meander around the park's beautifully landscaped gardens.

Siam Park, Tenerife, Spain

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Step into a Thai wonderland at Siam Park in Tenerife, Spain. Stretched over 46 acres, this enchanting water park features a stunning array of slides designed to pump up the adrenaline.

Topping the list of must-try rides is the Tower of Power. This gut-wrenching, 28-meter high slide launches you into a clear tube surrounded by a vibrant aquarium full of sharks and rays. 

For wave chasers, the park's wave pool delivers an astonishing 3-meter high swell, making it the world's largest artificial wave pool.

Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, USA

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Unleash your inner adventurer at Typhoon Lagoon, part of the magical Walt Disney World Resort. Spanning 56 acres, this park captivates visitors with its intriguing shipwreck theme and a wide array of attractions to cater to thrill-seekers and serenity-seekers alike.

The star of the show, Crush 'n' Gusher, is a spine-tingling water coaster that propels riders through unpredictable twists and turns. 

Surfers, too, can catch a ride on the six-foot waves of the surf pool, delivering a genuine surf experience right in the heart of Orlando.

Beach Park, Aquiraz, Brazil

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Poised along the dazzling coastline of Aquiraz, Brazil, Beach Park unfurls across 42 acres, combining high-octane thrills with breathtaking scenery.

The park's crown jewel is the record-breaking Insano, recognized as the world's tallest water slide. Standing at a whopping 41 meters, this gravity-defying monster guarantees a heart-stopping plunge. 

On the other hand, the Acqua Circo delivers a whirl of joy for the little ones, offering a vibrant play area adorned with over 200 water gadgets and delightful mini slides.


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