When you talk about the best water parks in the world, what usually sets the bar high for you? Is it the collection of unique slides? Or the size of the pools? Or do you judge a place based on the quality of its amenities? Regardless of your choices, here are the world’s top 10 water parks in the world. And we tell you, despite being the world’s top 10, these water parks are, really, out of this world.
World Waterpark in Alberta, Canada
Imagine a waterpark located inside a shopping wall. Yes, there’s one in Canada. The Edmonton Mall in Alberta, Canada conceals a huge covered waterpark. Not to be dismissed as a small indoor water resort, the World Waterpark is proud to be the home of the world’s biggest indoor wave pool. The resort also holds the prestige of being the 2nd biggest indoor water resort. They also have a bungee jump tower which is suspended from the wave pool for those seeking more thrilling activities.
WaterWorld Waterpark in Ayla Napa, Cyprus
When you find yourself in Ayla Napa, Cyprus and you want to cool off, forget the foam parties, will you? While foam parties are super cute and super fun, nothing compares to the adrenaline slides at WaterWorld Waterpark.
But they’re not just famous for their slides. The WaterWorld Waterpark in Ayla Napa will truly take you back in time with its Grecian theme. Image going through a maze of towering pillars and Trojan horses and Atlantic ruins
Tropical Islands in Krausnick, Germany
The location for this waterpark was originally intended as a hanger. Tropical Islands is so big that it can welcome as many as 6,000 people on a daily basis with room to spare. It is also home to one of the biggest indoor pools in the world measuring 200 meters long.
Pools are not the only main features here but there’s also a beautiful rainforest at Tropical Islands. This rainforest is home to over 50,000 plants. They can also take you to the air with a balloon ride.
When it gets dark, party at the nightclub or retire to your room at their hotel.
Caribbean Bay in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
What’s exciting about this waterpark is that they mix modern attractions with traditional ones. There are looping water slides and there are also hot spring pools to suit everyone’s preferences.
There are sleeping rooms available where you can retire and rejuvenate. The only difference is that the beds are made from energy-giving jade, yes you read that right. Jade! And they have purified air inside the sleeping rooms. If that will not rejuvenate you for another ride at their many thrilling water slides, then we don’t know what else will do.
Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
While the rest of the resorts are known for the tallest and biggest water slides, this water wonderland in Dubai is known as the widest in the world. But that’s not all, Aquaventure Waterpark is also proud to be the home of the Middle East’s longest river ride at 2.3 kilometers long and of course, the Middle East’s best and longest zip line ride.
Aquaventure Waterpark is known for the Shark Lagoon where guests can actually feed these wild beasts. There’s also a private beach where you can escape while the rest of your party explores the many amenities of this Middle Eastern waterpark.
Beach Park in Fortaleza, Brazil
Home to the world’s tallest and fastest water slide, many locals and tourists visit Beach Park in Fortaleza, Brazil for the Insano Water Slide, which stands at 135 feet.
Brazilians love their thrills, so aside from the Insano Water Slide, they also built a half-pipe version and called it Kalafrio.
While these monster slides are designed for young adults who enjoy exciting activities to get their blood pumping, the kids will also have a great time at Beach Park with the Acqua Show where kids can play with the water jets, water cannons, and several waters slides all day long.
Slam Park in Tenerife, Spain
On the beautiful island of Tenerife in Spain, you will find an amazing Thai-themed water wonderland. While there are so many wonderful amenities here in Slam Park, the best and most popular of them all is the so-called Tower of Power, which is a 91-foot vertical drop that would lead you to an aquarium filled with, not dolphins, but with sharks and stingrays. Wow, talk about balls of steel!
But don’t worry, the guys behind Slam Park also created several mild water park amenities like the lazy river. They also offer surf lessons and other water slides that don’t include sharks and stingrays at the end of your vertical drop.
Watercube Park in Beijing, China
When you think about a trip to China, the first thing that comes to mind is a trip that will immerse you to its amazing culture and architecture. But at Watercube Waterpark, there’s so much more to experience especially since all the water slides in this resort are shipped in from different parts of the world. Therefore, there is so much to explore and experience.
The Bulletbowl, Tornado Ride, and the Aqualoop slide are three of the most popular water slides at Watercube Waterpark. Take on the Bulletbowl, which is a long, winding, and enclosed slide that leads to a giant bowl in the end.
To add to the thrill, there are huge jellyfish suspended from the ceiling. It’s truly a water wonderland in China.
Wet ‘n Wild Water Park in Orlando, Florida
It’s always summer in Florida and the Wet ‘n Wild Water Park is one of the many reasons why people flood here during the summer break. Aside from the many water loops, you can take on, the enormous wave pool, and the soothing lazy river, the little tykes will surely go bonkers over the huge sandcastle-themed play area!
Aquatica in Orlando Florida
It’s summer vacation and you’re itching to dip your toes into the water. If you’re not a fan of the beach, pools are more your style. So you look for a resort that packs in as many water-sport activities as they can without the sand and the salty waters. Head for Aquatica in Orlando, Florida if you’re after not just one, but two of the best wave pools you can experience in your life.
When we say two wave pools, we don’t mean one here and another at the other end of the resort complex. No, that’s not how the guys behind this water park wanted it. They built two massive wave pools right next to each other.
How would you like to swim with dolphins during your vacation? Yes, you can! But not until you take on the Dolphin Plunge water slide that would take you directly where the dolphins are. For those seeking more thrills, there’s always the Omaka Rocka slide.
When in Florida, a visit to the beach is a must. Aquatica also offers its guest a wonderful, white sand beach and several garden patches with an amazing collection of fauna and flora.