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Hot summer? Cool down at the best water parks in the world

February 11, 2021

Summer is associated with water fun as much as it is associated with hot weather. Whether that water fun is going to the beach and surfing the waves, or splashing around in infinity pools or going to fabulous water parks. Now that it is almost summer, why don’t we check the best water parks in the world!

Water parks around the world vary greatly in size and rides, ranging from a couple of slides around a swimming pool to the size of a football field.

But which of these water parks are the coolest? The most unique? The most impressive? Which are the best water parks in the world?

Let’s take a look together. If you are having a hot a summer why not head to one of these destinations and check one of the best water parks in the world to cool down!

Disney’s Blizzard Beach, Orlando, Florida

“The most slushy, slippery, exhilarating water park anywhere!”  

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach is a theme water park inside the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake near Orlando, Florida. The park was opened in 1995; it was the third Walt Disney World water park at the time.

All water areas in the park are properly heated. And the major attractions at the park are built around Mount Gushmore, which is a 90 feet high artificial hill split into three colored slopes to help guests navigate the park: Green, Red, and Purple.

As it is a Disney park first and foremost, the park has a very interesting fictional story: According to Disney, there was a snowstorm in the area which led to building the first ski resort in Florida.

Of course, the snow did not last long in such heat. This left behind a collection of drenched yet snow-less ski slopes and chair lifts.

The ski resort operators were preparing to cut their losses and close the whole thing when they heard an echoing “YAHHOOO!!!” coming from the direction of the melting snow mountain.

They looked up to see a blue alligator, wearing a red scarf and gold inner tube, speeding down the mountain. Ice Gator, the water park’s mascot, then landed in a huge pool of melted snow at the base of the mountain.

This made the operators realize the park’s potential, and the melting mountain of snow became Blizzard Beach.

Aquaventure Waterpark, Atlantis, The Bahamas

“An “aqua” adventure unlike any other!”

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Aquaventure Waterpark is the largest and the most elaborate water park in the Caribbean.

This one-of-a-kind 141-acre water park features over twenty million gallons of water, incredible high-speed water slides, a thrilling mile-long river ride with rolling waves, 20 swimming areas, a spectacular kids water-play fort, 11 swimming pools in addition to an aquarium full of exotic sea life.

Moreover, as it is located in The Bahamas, Aquaventure is connected by a lush, tropical environment mixed with a unique theme of Mayan culture and the lost world of Atlantis.

One of the most unparalleled experiences in the park is The Serpent Slide. This thrilling ride sends guests sliding through dark tunnels on a double tube. The spiraling ride drops you into a tunnel that runs directly through the shark tank inside of the aquarium, giving riders the illusion of swimming with the sharks. Although not necessarily steep or speedy, this ride is definitely not for the faint-hearted!

Waterbom Bali, Indonesia

“Beyond the world-class slides lies a carefully landscaped sanctuary of gardens and water systems proudly representing the beauty of Bali.”

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Waterbom Bali was designed to blend with the magnificent natural environment. More than 50% of the park constitutes green space which is home to some endangered native species. It is one of the best water parks in the world, and also the greenest.

More than the thrilling state of the art slides; the park also comprises some lush green gardens and intricate water systems which showcases the natural beauty of the island.

Waterbom Bali spreads over an area of 3.8 hectares and comprises many amazing water rides, including Asia’s steepest slide: The Climax. In this ride, you enter a capsule with a trapdoor at your feet, which then releases you down a near-vertical dip for a thrilling ride.

Siam Park, Tenerife, Spain

“Blissful relaxation or adrenaline-pumping thrills? It’s your choice – just dive in!”

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Situated in the stunning Canary Islands, this amazing water park is a must-visit for anyone vacationing in Spain.

Opened to the public in 2008, Siam Park has been voted as the best water park in the world on Tripadvisor for four consecutive years.

Siam Park comprises the largest collection of Thai-themed buildings outside Thailand. It features a Thai theme across all of the rides, park buildings, and restaurants.

Not only spectacular but also smart, Siam Park comprises a desalination plant, which desalinates seawater to be used in the rides. After the water is used in the rides, it is recycled by using it to water the park’s green areas. This cycle was designed to conserve the island’s water.

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai

One of the Middle East’s biggest and best water parks which voted region’s best Water Park in Dubai on TripAdvisor, Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark promises a world of excitement to make you live an awesome experience in more ways than one.

Inspired by the long-lost underwater city, Atlantis Aquaventure boasts a thrilling line up of record-breaking waterslides that go through shark-infested lagoons, river rides, zip lines, and multiple pools.

Have some brave water rides, see marine animals, get your pulse racing on over 30 slides and attractions, laugh your way down Dubai’s longest Lazy River, and relax on 500m of private beach.

For screams and splashes, ride down the super-steep Poseidon’s Revenge. If you are traveling with young children, families will love Splashers Island. The hard part about Atlantis Aquaventure is deciding which rides you might want to leave out rather than include!

Beach Park, Brazil

Situated on the beach of Porto das Dunas, Beach Park is the largest water park in Latin America. Beach Park is spread out across a massive 42 acres which helped it having something for everyone. It offers tons of family fun, spas and multiple towers of waterslides. For the hardened adrenaline addicts, try the Insano, Beach Park’s most famous ride which ranks as the world’s tallest (135 feet/41 meters) and fastest (65 mph/104 kph) water slide.

Younger visitors can check out an enormous big top-themed play area or the Acqua Show, with water cannons, synchronized water jets and eight water slides just for kids. The Water Circus is great for the little ones with seesaws, cannons, slides and fountains.

Beach Park also features pools, saunas, ecological walks and artificial rapids as well as surf lessons, massages and babysitting facilities on-site. Surrounding resorts and restaurants make it a true vacation by the sea.

Aqua Dolphin Istanbul

During the summer season, people search for water places that provide entertainment for children and amenities for adults, and this is what Aqua Dolphin Istanbul provides, as it provides amusement parks and water games suitable for adults and children, it has many views that attract the eye to it. The Aqua Dolphin ranks as the most popular water and tourist destination for tourists on their summer trip.

Here, we ask why is this city an attractive destination for world tourists, especially Arabs? It is considered one of the most important tourist destinations in Istanbul because it offers everything from games, parks and special activities to restaurants and hotels for accommodation. It has the most important and most beautiful dolphin shows trained at the highest level, which dazzles children and adults, and it contains winding and long water slides for young and old. You can try it with the children of the family for free if you are looking for therapeutic trips, and it also contains sulfur eyes treatment you can swim and relax in, in addition to restaurants And cafes that can be enjoyed.

For more about water activities see also:

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