Wave of Waterparks in the Wisconsin Dells

Waterparks in Wisconsin Dells

As an all-season destination made famous by its enormous supply of water parks, Wisconsin Dells never disappoints. This is the “Waterpark Capital of the World,” and it’s all fun and games when you make a splash landing with your family. Get ready to soak up the fun.

Mt. Olympus Theme Park and Water Park Resort

When it comes to wet -n- wild fun, this epic place rises to the occasion. Dwelling in Poseidon’s Outdoor Water Park is the Lost City of Atlantis. Standing six stories tall with geysers erupting 120 feet into the Wisconsin sky, this play area welcomes water lovers of all ages. Go for a spin on the Champagne Bowl Slide or circle back on the Boomerang Slide. Gather up your courage and face Poseidon’s Rage. This wave pool sends nine-foot waves crashing every nine seconds. Other must try rides include: Double’s Up Tube Slide, The River Troy and Triton’s Fury.

Waterpark fun in The DellsMt. Olympus Indoor Water Park invites you to get lost in tropical Mayan flora and ceremonial masks as you embark on an adventure along Mayan Raging River. Discover a pirate ship that washed ashore at Hispaniola Bay. Featuring water slides, tunnels, waterspouts and geysers, this attraction was designed especially for the younger kids. For something truly relaxing, head over to the Sacred Well Whirlpool and unwind in its calming waters.

Noah’s Ark Water Park

File in for fun at and go slippin’ and slidin’ on the first nearly vertical looping waterslide in America—the Scorpion’s Tail. Seekers of wet and wild thrills will definitely find what they’re looking for on this one. This intense waterslide sends riders plummeting down a 10-story, 400-foot drop at an extreme rate of 50 feet per second. Of course, there’s only one cure for the stinging excitement that will be racing through your blood: another ride.

As America’s largest water park, Noah’s Ark features more than 60 water-based activities. Slither along the amazingly long Black Anaconda (1/4 mile) and shoot down its slope at 30 mph. Get lost in the unexpected as you twist and turn through the Bermuda Triangle. You can also enjoy wave pools, endless rivers and numerous other adrenaline-pumping encounters. Dive in and enjoy all 70-acres of this watery playground.


Kahari WaterparkNo matter the weather, it’s always a jungle of fun inside this exciting destination. Make a splash with your family and treat them to nonstop aquatic adventures at Kalahari®! This massive indoor park spans 125,000 square feet—with an additional 77,000 square feet outside. Charge up your nerves for the Master Blaster—the first ever uphill water coaster, or crash five foot waves on a boogie board 365 days per year on the FlowRider.® When the sun shines and the days are warm, step outdoors for slithering excursions down the Swahili Swirl and Anaconda slides. If you don’t mind a little water in your face, Splashdown Safari interactive play area is sure to bring a smile—or just dangle your feet over a tube as you float down a lazy river without a care.

For those with ice water running through their veins, the Sahara Sidewinders are a must. This attraction drops riders 60 feet en route to a 250-foot journey along the nation’s only indoor looping waterslides. Getting plunged from a trap door at a rate of 25 mph is no laughing matter—unless you’re on the Screaming Hyena. This hair-raising ride goes through the roof and then back down to the waterpark floor. After all that intensity, the Mud Hut Swim-Up Bar is a super cool place to chill out and relax with a refreshing drink.

In all, the Wisconsin Dells offer more than 20 waterparks. All you have to do is choose your level of splashiness—and decide how you wet you want to get.

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