Arizona is a southwestern U.S. state best known for its sunny weather and the spectacular Grand Canyon. Southern Arizona is particularly hot during summer due to its desert climate, while the temperatures in the northern region are much more moderate during summer but pretty high nonetheless. The year-round sunny weather make the water park season last much longer and Arizona’s water parks are perfect for family fun!
Before deciding what Arizona water park you want to visit next, take a look at our top 7 favorites.
Oasis Water Park, Phoenix
Located at the Arizona Grand Resort, this water park has an eight-story high tower with three slides, a gigantic wave pool, a hot tub, river tubing, wild cat springs for children and other features for adventure seekers. This park is for Arizona Grand Resort guests only, but if you are looking for the best place for a summer family vacation full of fun, you should consider this place.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix
Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix is the biggest water park in Arizona and it features more than 30 attractions: Maximum Velocity rides for adrenaline addicts, but also children and family rides and anything in between.
Breakers Water Park
If you’re planning a family trip to a water park, Breakers Water Park is the perfect place for safe water fun. Located a few miles away from Tucson, this water park have exciting waterslides for both children and adults and Southern Arizona’s largest wave pool.
Mesa Golfland SunSplash
Opened more than 60 years ago, Golfland has something fun for everyone. From arcade, laser tag castle, mini-golf to thrilling aquatic adventures that include adrenaline pumping water slides but also splashing pads and tadpole pools for toddlers.
Big Surf Waterpark
Big Surf Waterpark has one of the largest pools in the word, Waikiki Beach, and it is situated on the northern tip of Tempe and south of Scottsdale.
The family, friendly atmosphere shouldn’t make you believe that Big Surf does not have rides for adrenaline junkies! Its Hurricane slides are perfect for daredevils! Smaller rides and other fun activities are also available in Big Surf.
Surprise Aquatic Center
The Surprise Aquatic Center located forty-five minutes away from Phoenix offers fun activities for the whole family. The features of the aquatic center include: a competition pool, a vortex whirlpool, a no-depth water play area for toddlers, a tunnel slide and a flume slide.
Surrounded by the Sonoran desert, a lake and mountain parklands, Surprise Aquatic Center is a nice place for a short family trip.
Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center
Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center offers a whole range of pools to cool off during hot summer days. This versatile water park also conducts swim lessons and can be the place for a summer party or a summer event. The facility amenities include a competition pool, two 1 meter diving boards, two water slides, a water vortex, a family play pool with zero depth entry, toddler slides, artificial grass areas, lazy river and 752-Gallon “Big Blue Bucket”.