Splash it up at these Local Water Parks in New Jersey

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by and

Do you love to splish and splash around for summer fun?

New Jersey is home to 18 local water parks both indoors and outdoors making it easy to find a place to splash within a short drive. There is nothing like splashing in a wave pool or hearing your child scream with delight as your family conquers the family raft ride or a giant water slide at their favorite water park.

 

Splash it up at these local water parks in New Jersey

 

Why enjoy local water parks in New Jersey?

Here’s a few of our reasons.

  • It’s a fun way for your child to challenge themselves to try something new like a curvy slide, a surf simulator, or conquering a wave pool.
  • All water parks have plenty of lifeguards so you can swim without worries.
  • You can have fun with all members of your family as there is an attraction for everyone at a water park.
  • It gives your family a chance to unplug and step away from the electronics. You are not likely to see someone floating in the lazy river with their ipad. Families are communicating and creating memories without worrying about the ding of a text or getting interrupted by the phone.
  • Indoor water parks are open all year long, so you will always have something to do and stop a case of  the “I’m boreds” before they start or a place to still have summer fun on a rainy day.

 

Splash Zone Water Park 2

New Jersey Water Parks

Please keep reading for a listing of New Jersey water parks by region and county. These are all open to the public, no membership required!

 

New Jersey Water Parks in North Jersey

Morris County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Splashplex at The Funplex,  This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Northern New Jersey at 182 Route 10, East Hanover, New Jersey. (973) 428-1166. Admission is by daily pass. Funplex offers indoor rides for even more fun!

 

Sussex County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Tomahawk Lake Water Park, This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Northern New Jersey at 155 Tomahawk Trl, Sparta (973)398-7777 Rides are by wristband, with varying price options.
  • Mountain Creek, 200 Rt 94, Vernon (973) 827-2000. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in North Jersey among the mountains in Vernon, New Jersey. Admission is by daily rate and parking is $10/day.

 

Warren County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Northern New Jersey in Hope. (908) 459-9000. Admission is for both Land of Make Believe and the water park. Parking is free.

 

New Jersey Water Parks in Central Jersey

Mercer County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Waterworks Aquatic Park. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Central Jersey at 271 Clarksville Rd, West Windsor (609) 799-2400. This town run pool complex offers daily admission to non residents. There’s a water slide, children’s play area and lap pool.

 

Middlesex County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Crystal Springs, This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Central Jersey at 380 Dunhams Corner Rd, East Brunswick (732) 390-6981. This town run pool complex offers daily admission to non residents. Enjoy the lazy river, water slides, and children’s play area.

 

Monmouth County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Runaway Rapids, This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Central Jersey at 275 Beachway Ave, Keansburg (732) 495-1400. This waterpark offers fun for everyone! Tickets are in 2 or three hour increments, parking is an additional fee.

 

New Jersey Water Parks in South Jersey

Burlington County New Jersey Water Parks

  • CoCo Key Indoor Water Park, This New Jersey indoor water park is located in South Jersey at 915 rt 73, Mt Laurel (856) – 234-7300. This New Jersey indoor water park is located in South Jersey in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. *See our Coco Keys review, please note the giveaway is over*
  • Splashplex at The Funplex, 3320-24 Rt 38, Mt Laurel (856) – 273-9666. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. Splashplex is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Enjoy pools, splash pads, slides and a lazy river outside, or go inside to Funplex for more attractions and games! Cabanas available.

 

Camden County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Clementon Splash World, 114 Berlin Rd, Clementon (856) 783-0263. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey in Clementon, New Jersey. Clementon Splash World is open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Jump in the waves at the wave pool or ride the lazy river, there are slides and a large water play area also. For those who prefer to be dry you can enjoy the rides of Clementon Park as well.
  • Sahara Sams Oasis Indoor/Outdoor Water Park, 535 North Rt 73, West Berlin (856) 767-7580. This New Jersey water park is located in South Jersey in West Berlin, New Jersey.  Sahara Sams is the only South Jersey water park to offer indoor water park activities and outdoor water park activities. Tickets are all day, parking is free. *Partner in Fun* See our reviews

 

 

Sahara Sams

Photo Courtesy of Sahara Sam’s Oasis

 

Cape May County New Jersey Water Parks

  • OC Water Park, 728 Boardwalk, Ocean City (609) 399-0483. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Southern New Jersey in Ocean City, New Jersey. Located right on the Ocean City boardwalk, the OC Waterpark is home to summer fun for everyone. There’s a play area for the kids, tall slides and jumps for the older adventurers and even some mini golf (keep it out of the water!). Cabana rental is available, tickets are by hourly increment or all day passes.
  • Raging Waters (Morey’s Pier), 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood (609) 522-3900. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located on the Wildwood boardwalk in South Jersey in Wildwood, New Jersey.  Tickets are by hourly increments or all day. See our Morey’s Piers review

 

Will you stand under the Bucket Dump at Moreys Piers?

Will you stand under the Bucket Dump at Moreys Piers?

 

  • Ocean Oasis (Morey’s Pier), This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey at 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood (609) 522-3900. Ocean Oasis is another Morey’s Pier, outdoor water park on the Wildwood Boardwalk at the Jersey Shore. Tickets are by hourly increments or all day. See our Morey’s Piers review
  • Splash Zone Water Park, 3500 Boardwalk, Wildwood (609) 729-5600. This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in along the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey. Tickets are available for full day.

 

Ocean County New Jersey Water Parks

  • Thundering Surf Water Park, This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey at Taylor & Bay Ave, Beach Haven (609) 492-0869. Tickets are by hourly increments.
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, 537 Monmouth Rd, Jackson (732) 928-1821. This New Jersey outdoor water park is adjacent to Six Flags Great Adventure. It’s located in South Jersey in Jackson, New Jersey.  See our Hurricane Harbor review.  Tickets are available for full day, parking is an additional fee.

Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Great Adventure

 

  • Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, 800 Terrace Ave, Seaside Heights (732) 793-6488. This New Jersey water park is all outdoors. It is located just off the Seaside Heights Boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  Tickets are available for full day. See our Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach review

 

Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 

 

Don’t forget to pin our Water Parks in New Jersey article for later.

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More local Water Parks near New Jersey

Check out these local water parks near New Jersey that would make for a fun day trip or weekend away.

New York Water Parks

  • Splish Splash Water Park, 2549 Splish Splash Dr, Calverton (631) – 727-3600
  • Rocking Horse Ranch Indoor Water Park, 600 St Rt 45, Highland (800) – 647-2624

 

Pennsylvania Water Parks

  • Aquatopia Indoor Water Park at Camelback and Camel Beach Outdoor Water Park at Camelback, 193 Resort Dr, Tannersville (855) 515-1283 *See our Aquatopia review
  • Split Rock H2Oooohh Indoor Waterpark, 100 Moseywood Rd, Lake Harmony (800)255-7625
  • Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park, 1 Great Wolf Dr, Scotrun (570)688-9896 *See our Great Wolf Lodge review
  • Kalahari Indoor Water Park, 250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor (877) 525-2427  Read our Kalahari Waterpark Reviews
  • Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, 3830 Dorney Park Rd, Allentown (610)395-3724. Read about our visit to Dorney Park 
  • Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne (866)-464-3566. Read about our visits to Sesame Place Amusement and Water Park.

 

Posted in: All, Outdoor Activities in New Jersey, Places to Visit in New Jersey, Things to do in Central Jersey, Things to do in New Jersey, Things to do in North Jersey, Things to do in South Jersey, Water Parks

Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys start to become teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 7 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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