Summer is over but the sun is still blazing and you’re probably sweating your life away. So why not check out one or more of these 25 most visited water parks for a creative and fun way to cool down! Complete with artificial waves, giant water slides, swimming with dolphins, exciting tubing, coral reefs snorkeling and many other attractions; water parks are a great alternative to a boring sun blazed day. Found throughout the world, some of these water parks can feature some pretty cool stuff. For example, did you know that the Caribbean Bay is the largest indoor/outdoor water park in the world. It’s true! Or how about the fact that there exists a water slide that’s almost 170 feet tall (making it the largest water slide in the world). So if you’re looking for fun in the sun before the cold arrives, here are 25 most visited water parks to cool down your boredom.
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Resom Ocean Castle, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea (685,000 visitors annually)
Located in the South Chungcheong Province in the west of the country, the Resom Ocean Castle is one of several renowned South Korean water parks. Surrounded by pine trees and sandy beaches, the park also features an outdoor spa and a sea water sauna.
Water Country USA, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA (726,000 visitors annually)
Owned by SeaWorld Entertainment, a division of Blackstone Group, the Water Country USA is the Mid-Atlantic’s largest water park. With a wide range of exciting rides including the Jet Scream, Meltdown and Colossal Curl, the park is a major tourist attraction in the York County, Virginia.
Playa Maya Water Park, Wuhun, China (740,000 visitors annually)
Occupying an area of 160,000 square meters (1.7 million square feet), the Playa Maya Water Park in Wuhun, Hubei Province, attracts about 10,000 visitors a day in the peak summer season. Despite the park´s vast area and more than 40 rides, the place often gets uncomfortably crowded.
Xocomil, San Martín Zapotitlán, Guatemala (786,000 visitors annually)
One of the youngest water parks on the list, Xocomil is the largest water park in Central America. Open only from Thursday to Sunday, the park can offer numerous water slides, rides and attractions for children, several restaurants and fast foods and – last but not least – the beautiful Venezuelan weather.
Ocean Park Water Adventure, Jakarta, Indonesia (800,000 visitors annually)
Located 20 minutes from south Jakarta, the Ocean Park water Adventure is one of the most popular water parks in Indonesia. With an amazing pirate-themed castle in the main pool, it is especially suitable for families with children. The park also boasts a 4-D theatre, rock climbing and bungee trampolines.