5 Ridiculously Cool Waterparks To Visit Near Bangkok
As we enter the rainy season, it's time to enjoy the summer's last heat waves. But how, and where? We suggest you pack your swimming gear, grab friends or family, and get wet and wild at the Top 5 waterparks near Bangkok (in no particular order)!
1.) Black Mountain Waterpark
Only 2 hours drive from Bangkok, Black Mountain Waterpark is located on the inland of our favorite vacation town, Hua Hin.
Equipped with a 17 meters high tower and 9 different slides, expect a fun-filled day at a beautiful location amidst the hills.
This waterpark has something for everyone. There is an artificial wave pool that produces the strongest waves out of all the waterparks in Thailand, a beach pool, an infinity pool, a kid’s pool and a lazy river that will keep you wet and wild all day long.
Visitors are offered with different other amenities including lockers for rent, a first aid care center for safety, life vests and helmets, sunbathing zones, restaurants and souvenir shops.
Claiming to be the most value for money waterpark in Hua Hin, Black Mountain Waterpark is suitable for anyone looking for relaxation, fun and excitement!
For those that are looking for a longer stay, try their other activities such as Black Mountain Wake Park and Black Mountain Golf Club while staying at the Black Mountain Resort!
Price: 600 baht (Adult) / 300 baht (child, height between 110 cm - 140 cm) / free (child, less than 110 cm)
Location: Black Mountain Waterpark, 1 Moo 2, Hua Hin 77110, Tel: +66 81 944 1116 or +66 32 618 444-5
2.) Cartoon Network Amazone
Remember your favorite childhood cartoon channel? Well you can experience all of that at Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark, Pattaya!
Believe it or not more than a billion US dollars were spent in creating this waterpark to live up to its name, Cartoon Network. The captivating live and multimedia entertainment that is created from the latest interactive smart screen technology will prove that to you!
There are 10 themed entertainment zones that are based on popular cartoons to offer fun for the whole family! Ben 10, Powerpuff Girls or Johnny Bravo are here to greet you in the real world.
Highlights include the fastest water ride in the world like Goop Loop that will drop you to the ground within 2 seconds, the Cartoonival zone that feature the world’s largest aqua playground that boasted to 150 different water features.
You need to check out the waterpark yourself to see what its like to be at one of the best waterparks in the world!
Price: 1290 Baht (adult – Thai residents) / 1590 Baht (adult -non-Thai residents) 990 Baht (child up to 12 yrs and senior over 65 yrs – Thai residents) / 1,290 Baht (child up to 12 yrs and senior over 65 yrs – non-Thai residents)
Location: Cartoon Network Amazone, 888 Moo 8, Najomtien, Chonburi, Thailand, 20250, Tel: +66 85 367 1611
3.) Santorini Park Waterventures
As the first and only digitally controlled water park in Asia, Santorini Park Waterventures is known as the most modern waterpark where you can enjoy international standard water attractions along with a boutique shopping outlet and amusement park in the area.
You will be given access to “Santorini Connects” where you can connect with your digital pre-paid wristband and log-in to upload pictures from the main sliders: Ares’s King Cobra, Apollo’s Drop Screamer, Vulcan’s Kamikaze, Bacchus’s Magic Hole and Venus Free Fly anytime that you like!
Most of the exciting rides have height restrictions! So it’s definitely better suited for older teens and adults.
But don’t worry if you have the little ones, they also have the kids’ area where there’s a supervised swimming pool and water slides for children as well.
Price: 900 baht (Adult, non-Thai residents) / 500 baht (child height between 90 cm - 130 cm, people with disability, seniors above 55 years – non Thai residents ) / 700 baht (Adult, Thai resident) / 400 baht (child height between 90 cm - 130 cm, people with disability, seniors above 55 years – Thai residents)
Location: Santorini Park Waterventures, 555 Moo 3, Khao Yai, Cha-Am district, Phetchaburi, 76120, Tel: +66 81 809 6853 or +66 32 890 400
4.) Vana Nava
Remember the time everyone went crazy of the opening of the new waterpark in town? Well, that was Vana Nava Huahin.
There are over 19 attractions including Thailand’s first Abyss slide that will take you and six other riders to the peak of 28 metres and be dropped down in an almost vertical spin at the speed of 45km/hr.
Not only is it amongst Thailand’s largest water theme parks, it is also Asia’s first water jungle! Set in a tropical forest theme, this waterpark is a perfect gateway that stretches on more than 8-acres of land.
Enjoy your activities here without the need to carry money, cameras or your mobile around. The use of RFID standards and photo shooting services on their wireless network will let you share the moment of fun and happiness to everyone anytime!
For the faint-hearted there are rain fortresses for you to enjoy with younger kids that come with seven slides connected to the child friendly pool as well.
Price: 1000 baht (Adult) / 600 baht (child, height between 91 cm - 122 cm) / free (child, height less than 91 cm)
Location: Vana Nava, 129/99 Soi Moo Baan Nong Kae, Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, 77110, Tel: +66 32 909 606
5.) Splash Down Waterpark
If you are a fan of the show Wipeout, you cannot miss Splash Down Waterpark. Claimed as Pattaya’s first and only adventure waterpark, this is your chance to experience the water based adventure course with some of the most exciting and scary games to play!
The world’s renowned and the tallest inflatable waterslide, “Big Blob” is here for you to try. Don’t’ forget the other 8 great attractions and the big red balls that will unleash the wild side of your souls!
This adult waterpark also provides you with Splashdown Bar to keep you away from getting thirsty with their tasty cocktails all day! You can also take a break at Splashdown restaurant and fill your stomach to get you ready for many more rounds of the adventure to come!
If this is too intense for you, there is a kids’ zone where you can enjoy a smaller slip and slide while the daring adults are splashing out on the other rides. Life vests, helmets and safety shoes are provided upon your arrival.
Price: 650 Baht (Thai residents) / 1,500 Baht (Tourists) / 200 Baht (enter, without playing)
Location: Splash Down Waterpark, 105/2 Moo 2, Tambon Pong, Amphur Banglamung, Pattaya, 20150, Tel: +66 92 234 9679 (English) or +66 92 228 6065 (Thai) or +66 83 556 8186 (Russian)