Attractions & Rides
inside Aquatica Water Park
Showcasing the park’s most distinctive animals, Dolphin Plunge at Aquatica takes riders down 250 feet of clear tubes, underwater, and through Aquatica’s beautiful Commerson’s dolphin habitat. Guests who prefer to see these stunning black-and-white marine mammals without taking the plunge may sneak a peek at Dolphin Lookout. Riders must be at least 48 inches tall (1.22m).
BIG SURF SHORES & CUTBACK COVE:
Guests can catch a wave in the world’s only side-by-side wave pools capable of operating together or independently. Filled with a combined 860,000 gallons of water, these enormous wave pools in Aquatica water park deliver very different experiences. Cutback Cove produces crashing waves with 5-foot swells while Big Surf Shores creates gently-rolling surf.
This Aquatica adventure river zips guests through 1,500 feet of rapids, past geysers and through waterfalls at a speed three to four times faster than a typical waterpark river.
For a slower pace, Loggerhead Lane inside Aquatica, is a lazy river that floats guests through a spectacular underwater view of the Commerson’s dolphins, past exotic birds and through a beautiful 10,000-gallon habitat of thousands of exotic fish.
For those who prefer life in the fast lane, Taumata Racer inside Aquatica, speeds riders down a 300-foot slide, in and out of tunnels and around a 360-degree turn before racing them across the finish line.
This eight-lane racing slide is named after a 300-foot hill in southern Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Riders must be at least 42 inches tall (1.07m).
Crikes! Hooroo Run rafters experience a sense of weightlessness as they soar down this
6-story, 250-foot, triple-drop water ride in the Aquatica water park. The 7-foot-wide flume takes four riders at a time on a straight shot down -- three times! While the popular Australian term “G’day” means hello, its counterpart “Hooroo” means quite the opposite. Riders must be at least 42 inches tall (1.07m).
This Aquatica family raft ride splashes four guests at a time down six stories and through 600 feet of tunnels, twists and turns. The enclosed flume is on the same tower as Hooroo Run, but offers a slightly slower journey. Riders must be at least 42 inches tall (1.07m).
Adventurous Aquatica rafters delight in the twirling sensations of this ride as they spin and splash through a tunnel and into a sparkling pool below. The 129-foot flume takes single or double inner tubes into a super bowl, spins riders around and drops them into Loggerhead Lane. Riders must be able to maintain proper riding position and hold on to handles unassisted.
Seated in double inner tubes, riders head down 5-story slides filled with thrilling drops, unexpected curves and cascading water curtains. At the top of the tower, Aquatica guests may choose one of four colorful slides, each of which will send them down 340 feet and splash them into a crystal blue pool. Riders must be able to maintain proper riding position and hold on to handles unassisted.
Splash! This interactive water playground inside Aquatica is 15,000 square feet of pure water excitement. This 60-foot-tall colorful water adventure is the perfect playground for kids to zip down slides and blast water cannons. Height restrictions vary by slide, guests should consult park signage or lifeguards for guidelines.
KATA’S KOOKABURRA COVE:
This irresistible Aquatica water wonderland for children contains 79,000 gallons of water and features plentiful fountains, rides and slides. Highlights include Slippity Dippity, Slider Rider, Racer Chaser and Zippity Zappity. Tiny tots –- even those too young to walk –- can enjoy sliding with mom and dad in specially designed rafts. Riders must be under 48 inches (1.22m).