Splash it up at these Local Water Parks in New Jersey

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by and

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

New Jersey is home to 17 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.

 

Splish, splash and have familly fun at local water parks in New Jersey. We’ve included a list of indoor water parks in NJ, NJ free water parks, with details about ticket prices, when they open for the season, where to park and more. We’ve sorted our NJ water park listing by region to help you answer the question where are the best water parks near me.

 

Splash it up at these local water parks in New Jersey

 

Why enjoy local water parks in New Jersey?

5 Reasons to Visit Water Parks in NJ

  • 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. Admission is by daily pass. Funplex offers indoor rides for even more fun! Read our Splashplex review in this article, 5 Things You Need to Know about Funplex East Hanover

  • Splashplex opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Splashplex closes for the season on Labor Day.
  • Tickets for Splashplex start at $26 when purchased online. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Splashplex is available for free in their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (973) 428-1166 or visit their site at funplexeasthanover.com.

 

Funplex East Hanover offers a waterpark with multiple water slides in North Jersey

Funplex East Hanover offers a waterpark with multiple water slides in North Jersey

 

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 Trail, Sparta.

  • Tomahawk Lake Water Park opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Tomahawk Lake Water Park closes for the season on Labor Day.
  • Tickets for Tomahawk Lake Water Park is general admission, with rates from $12-$17. Admission to slides are by additional wristband purchase. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Tomahawk Lake Water Park is included with admission price and in their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (973) 398-7777 or visit their site at tomahawklake.com.

 

Mountain Creek Waterpark

This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in North Jersey among the mountains in Vernon, New Jersey at at 200 Rt 94. Read our Mountain Creek Waterpark review in this article, 5 Things You Need to Know About Mountain Creek Waterpark.

  • Mountain Creek Waterpark opens for the season on June 8th.
  • Mountain Creek Waterpark closes for the season on September 2.
  • Tickets for Mountain Creek Waterpark start at $29.99. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Mountain Creek Waterpark is $10/day and is in their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (973) 827-2000 or visit their site at mcwaterpark.com.

 

 

Mountain Creek Waterpark High Anxiety funnel ride

High Anxiety is one of the tube rides at Mountain Creek Waterpark.

 

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. 

  • Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove closes for the season on Labor Day.
  • Tickets for Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove are $32 (price is for both parks). Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove is available for free at their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (908) 459-9000 or visit their site at lomb.com.

 

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 New Jersey in West Windsor  

  • The complex is open on weekends only starting Memorial Day weekend through June 23. The facility will be open every day from June 24 through Labor Day (September 2).
  • WaterWorks Pool Hours are 11:00am to 8:00pm 7 days a week.
  • Guest passes for Waterworks Aquatic Park are not available on site. They must be purchased in advance through the link here.
  • Parking for Waterworks Aquatic Park is available for free at their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (609) 799-2400 or visit their site here.

 

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. This town-run pool complex offers daily admission to non residents. Enjoy the lazy river, water slides, and children’s play area.

  • Crystal Springs opens for the season on May 25.
  • Crystal Springs closes for the season on September 2.
  • Tickets for Crystal Springs range from $9 – $28. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Crystal Springs is available for free at their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (732) 390-6834 or visit their site at eastbrunswick.com/crystalsprings.

 

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. Read our review 10 Things to Do at Keansburg Amusement Park and Runaway Rapids.

  • Runaway Rapids opens for the season on May 25.
  • Runaway Rapids closes for the season on September 8.
  • Tickets for Runaway Rapids vary in price from $14.95 to $28.95. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Runaway Rapids is available in their own lot for $5 weekdays and $7 weekends. Metered parking is also available.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call  (732) 390-6834 or visit their site at keansburgamusementpark.com.

 

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. This New Jersey indoor water park is located in South Jersey in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. *Read our Coco Keys review, please note the giveaway is over.

  • CoCo Key Indoor Water Park is open year round with varying hours.
  • Tickets for CoCo Key Indoor Water Park pricing starts at $24.99 when purchased online. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for CoCo Key Indoor Water Park is free and available in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (856) – 234-7300 or visit their site at mtlaurelcocokey.com.

 

large water play area at CoCo Key Water Resort in Mount Laurel New Jersey

CoCo Key Water Resort

 

Splashplex at The Funplex

This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey at 3320-24 Rt 38. Enjoy pools, splash pads, slides and a lazy river outside, or go inside to Funplex for more attractions and games! Cabanas available.

  • Splashplex opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.
  • Splashplex closes for the season on Labor Day.
  • Tickets for Splashplex start at $26 when purchased online. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Splashplex is available for free at their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (856) 273-9666 or visit their site at funplexmountlaurel.com.

 

Camden County New Jersey Water Parks

Sahara Sams Oasis Indoor/Outdoor Water Park

This New Jersey water park is located in South Jersey in West Berlin, New Jersey at 535 North Rt 73. Sahara Sams is the only South Jersey water park to offer indoor water park activities and outdoor water park activities. Read our Sahara Sams reviews

  • Sahara Sam’s is open year round with varying hours.
  • Tickets for Sahara Sam’s start at $32.99 when purchased online. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Sahara Sam’s is free, in their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (856) 767-7580 or visit their site at saharasams.com

 

Sahara Sams

Photo Courtesy of Sahara Sam’s Oasis

 

Clementon Splash World

This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in South Jersey in Clementon, New Jersey at 114 Berlin Road. 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.

  • Clementon Splash World opens for the season on May 24.
  • Clementon Splash World closes for the season on September 15.
  • Tickets for Clementon Splash World start at $34.99 when purchased online. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Clementon Splash World is $10 cash only, in their own parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (856) 783-0263 or visit their site at clementonpark.com.

 

Shipwreck Bay at Clementon Park waterpark in Clementon NJ

Shipwreck Bay at Clementon Park

 

Cape May County New Jersey Water Parks

OC Waterpark

This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in Southern New Jersey in Ocean City, New Jersey at 728 Boardwalk. 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.

  • OC Waterpark opens for the season Memorial Day weekend.
  • OC Waterpark closes for the season September 2.
  • Tickets for OC Waterpark are available in 2 or 3 hour increments, or all day and start at $22.95. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for OC Waterpark is available at an additional fee in a private lot adjacent to the property.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (609) 399-0483 or visit their site at ocwaterpark.com.

 

Morey’s Piers Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis

These New Jersey outdoor water parks are located on the Wildwood boardwalk in South Jersey in Wildwood, New Jersey at 3501 Boardwalk. Read our Morey’s Piers review .

  • Morey’s Piers waterparks open for the season on May 25 with limited hours.
  • Morey’s Piers waterparks close for the season on September 3.
  • Tickets for Morey’s Piers waterparks are by waterpark only or combo with amusement rides. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Morey’s Piers waterparks is available in privately owned lots or meters in Wildwood.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (609) 522-3900 or visit their site at moreyspiers.com.

 

Will you stand under the Bucket Dump at Moreys Piers?

Will you stand under the Bucket Dump at Moreys Piers?

 

Splash Zone Water Park

This New Jersey outdoor water park is located in along the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey at 3500 Boardwalk. Tickets are available for full day.

  • Splash Zone Water Park opens for the season May 25.
  • Splash Zone Water Park closes for the season September 2.
  • Tickets for Splash Zone Water Park start at $34.99. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Splash Zone Water Park is available in privately owned lots or meters in Wildwood.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (609) 729-5600 or visit their site at splashzonewaterpark.com.

 

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 in Beach Haven. 

  • Thundering Surf Water Park opens for the season May 25.
  • Thundering Surf Water Park closes for the season September 9.
  • Tickets for Thundering Surf Water Waterpark are available in 2 or 3 hour increments, or all day and start at $26.95. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Thundering Surf Water Park is available along the street on Taylor Avenue or public parking along the Bay, or in a lot on Taylor & Bay Avenue.  
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (609) 492-0869 or visit their site at thunderingsurfwaterpark.com.

 

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

This New Jersey outdoor water park is adjacent to Six Flags Great Adventure. It’s located in South Jersey in Jackson, New Jersey at 537 Monmouth Road. Read our Hurricane Harbor review. 

  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens for the season on May 18.
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor closes for the season on September 8.
  • Tickets for Six Flags Hurricane Harbor are $38.99 and up. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is $24/day when purchased online, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (732) 928-1821 or visit their site at sixflags.com/hurricaneharbor.

 

Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Great Adventure

 

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

(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 at 800 Terrace Avenue. Tickets are available for full day. Read our review of Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach in 5 Things to Love About Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach.

  • Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach opens for the season Memorial Day weekend.
  • Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach closes for the season on September 3.
  • Tickets for Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach vary by time and day, and a combo pass for the ride park is also available.
  • Parking for Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach is metered and operated by the town.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (732) 793-6488 or visit their site at casinopiernj.com.

 

 

Breakwater Beach Waterpark in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Breakwater Beach Waterpark in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

 

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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 Drive, Calverton

  • Splish Splash Water Park opens for the season on May 25.
  • Splish Splash Water Park closes for the season on September 2.
  • Tickets for Splish Splash Water Park are $35.99 and up. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Splish Splash Water Park is $15/day when purchased online, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (631) 727-3600 or visit their site at splishsplashwaterpark.com.

 

The Kartrite Resort Indoor Water Park
555 Resorts World Drive Monticello, NY 12701

  • The Kartrite Resort is open year round.
  • Daily tickets for The Kartrite are only available online and prices vary by day. Water park admission is included for hotel guests.
  • Parking for The Kartrite is free for all guests, in their private parking lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (844) 527-8748 or visit their site at thekartrite.com
  • See our articles about our 2019 visit to The Kartrite in our link here.

 

Pennsylvania Water Parks

Aquatopia Indoor Water Park at Camelback and Camelbeach Outdoor Water Park at Camelback

193 Resort Dr, Tannersville  *Read our Aquatopia review

  • Aquatopia is open year round. Camelbeach opens May 25 and closes September 3.
  • Tickets for Aquatopia are $59 and up. Tickets for Camelbeach begin at $25.
  • Parking for both parks is free, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (855) 515-1283 or visit their site at camelbackresort.com.

 

Aquatopia waterpark

Aquatopia waterpark

 

Split Rock H2Oooohh Indoor Waterpark

100 Moseywood Rd, Lake Harmony

    • Split Rock H2Oooohh is open year round, days and hours of operation vary.
    • Tickets for Split Rock H2Oooohh are $16 and up. 
    • Parking for Split Rock H2Oooohh is free.
    • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (800) 255-7625 or visit their site at splitrockresort.com.

 

Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park

1 Great Wolf Dr, Scotrun  *Read our Great Wolf Lodge review

  • Great Wolf Lodge is open year round, from 9 AM – 8 PM (hours may vary)
  • Tickets for Great Wolf Lodge start at $55/day. Admission is free for hotel guests.
  • Parking for Great Wolf Lodge is free, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (570) 688-9896 or visit their site at greatwolf.com/poconos.

 

Great Wolf Lodge Resort Water Park

 

Kalahari Indoor Water Park

250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor. Read our Kalahari Waterpark Reviews

  • Kalahari is open year round. The outdoor area opens Memorial Day – Labor Day.  
  • Tickets for Kalahari are $79.99 and up. Waterpark admission is free for hotel guests.
  • Parking for Kalahari is free, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (877) 525-2427 or visit their site at kalahariresorts.com.

 

Our mermaid taking a break at Kalahari

 

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

3830 Dorney Park Rd, Allentown. Read about our visit to Dorney Park

  • Dorney Park’s Wildwater Kingdom opens for the season on May 25.
  • Dorney Park’s Wildwater Kingdom closes for the season on September 2.
  • Tickets for Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom are $34.99 and up. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Dorney Park is $20.00 at the park and $18.00 on the website in advance.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (610) 395-3724 or visit their site at dorneypark.com.

 

dorney park water park

Dorney Park

 

Sesame Place

100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne. Read about our visits to Sesame Place Amusement and Water Park.

  • Sesame Place opens for the season weekends beginning April, the water park section opens May 24.
  • Sesame Place water rides close … information coming.
  • Tickets for Sesame Place are $49.99 and up. Season passes are available.
  • Parking for Sesame Place is $23/day, in their own lot.
  • To buy your water park tickets in advance or learn more call (866)-464-3566 or visit their site at sesameplace.com.

 

Waterpark at Sesame Place in Langhorne PA

Waterpark at Sesame Place in Langhorne PA

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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 transition from tweens to 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 10 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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