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With its gorgeous climate and hot sun, visiting a waterpark in Perth is one of the best ways to cool down and have some fun. With a number of waterparks, splashzones and aqua parks located close to Perth’s CBD, it’ll be hard to choose which one!
Perth Waterparks and Aqua Parks
Adventure World Perth (Outdoor)
Make a whole day of it at the huge Adventure World Theme and Waterpark. It’s only a 25 minute drive from Perth and easily accessible by public transport too. It’s often voted as one of the best waterparks in Perth year after year.
Adventure World is set in beautiful botanical gardens with over 25 rides and attractions to enjoy. This includes the Wahoo Speed Slides, Tidal Wave, Sea Serpents, Water Mountain Mat Slides, Rocky Mountain Rapids, Tunnel of Terror, The Lagoon, Kingdom Falls and many more.
There is also the heart thumping, adrenaline pumping roller-coaster Abyss and Kraken; the longest, tallest and steepest funnel water slide on the planet. Plus, there’s the ever-popular Hawaiian resort themed Kahuna Falls and splashzone, an Aussie Wildlife Experience and the enchanting Dragon’s Kingdom for our younger adventurers to name just a few.
Perth’s Outback Splash (Outdoor)
Located on the doorstep of the Swan Valley, just 30 minutes from the city, Perth’s Outback Splash has long been one of WA’s top outdoor entertainment destinations, along with one of Perth’s best waterparks.
In addition to the four waterslides and water attractions (open September to April), the Park offers year-round family fun including mini golf, mazes, sensory play activities and Australian animal experiences.
From top attractions, cabanas available to hire for the day and great events throughout the year, you don’t want to miss spending a fantastic day here.
Perth Aqua Park (Outdoor)
Perth Aqua Park is conveniently located at Perth Wake Park in Baldivis, 30 minutes south of the CBD and open throughout the summer months. It is one of the biggest inflatable waterparks in Perth – maybe even Australia!
This is a huge floating inflatable fun park. It has over 100 different interconnected obstacles. Race each other down the 3-lane course; launch yourself down the slides or challenge yourself on the climbing walls. It really is fun for everyone.
Kalamunda Water Park (Outdoor)
Located just over 30 minutes drive from Perth, Kalamunda is an exciting and affordable day out for all the family. There is a 50 metre Olympic sized swimming pool, wading pool, toddlers pool and two exciting tube slides.
The Zig Zag waterslide is a slower, longer slide with sharp, tight twists and turns that’ll throw you about every which way and have you screaming the whole way down.
The Corkscrew waterslide is a fast-paced Corkscrew style tube slide that’ll leave you dizzy with excitement. Start your way down then hold on for your life as you get faster as the turns get tighter on the way down.
Other offerings also include a fully catered kiosk and shaded grassed areas.
Island Aqua Park, Hillarys (Outdoor)
Little kids, big kids and adult kids will love this new Floating Aqua Park at Hillarys Boat Harbour, just over 20 minutes drive from Perth’s CBD.
Jump, bounce, slide, dive… and whatever you do, take a deep breath when you make that big splash!
Booking is advised as these aqua park sessions sell out quick!
BHP Billiton Water Park, Elizabeth Quay (Outdoor)
In the heart of Perth, this waterpark is a free community space with family-friendly, interactive water and light features at Perth’s new waterfront destination.
The water feature uses jets, misting, sound and lighting to create exciting and changeable water choreography.
Cockburn Arc Waterslides (Indoor)
Just 20 minutes drive south of Perth, you’ll find the City of Cockburn’s leading edge recreation and aquatic centre. There are 9 water areas, waterslides, courts, fitness studios and a large health club.
Check out The Pipeline wild ride as it zips you around a series of loops and bends, or The Tumbler where 2 people share a raft as you accelerate around a space boat, plunging you towards the leaving point. From there you will then accelerate toward the space shuttle, climbing and dropping down from the walls of an enormous cavern!
Hyde Park Water Playground (Outdoor)
Kids will love this free water playground located in the beautiful Hyde Park on the outskirts of Perth CBD. Let them run wild with water cannons, sprays and tipping buckets that run from November to late March.
This well located waterpark is amongst large shady trees, with shade sails to relax under. There are lots of grassed areas too with a couple of gazebos and BBQs to watch the kids from close by.
Bayswater Waves (Indoor & Outdoor)
Located in Embleton, less than 20 minutes drive from Perth, Bayswater Recreation Centre is Perth’s Premier Indoor Aquatic Playground. As one of the best indoor and outdoor waterparks in Perth, it features the city’s only Wave Pool.
It has recently undergone a major refurb and looking better than ever!
There are loads of things to do here including:
- Indoor Waterslide
- 25m Indoor Pool
- 50m Outdoor Pool
- Hydrotherapy Pool
- Spa, Sauna & Steam Room
- Toddler Pool
- Lazy River
So whether you want to come and splash around with the kids, swim laps, relax your muscles or participate in an Aqua fitness class, Bayswater Waves is the only place you need!
Whiteman Park Mini Water Playground (Outdoor)
Situated 20 minutes drive from Perth, Whiteman Park’s Mini Water Playground is ideal for the little ones to cool off throughout the summer. This is one of Perth’s best loved waterparks for toddlers.
With a 30cm-deep wading pool and waterspouts, kids will enjoy this ‘cool’ space, complete with soft-fall surrounds and shade shelters surrounding the pool.
Do you have a favourite waterpark in Perth? Are you planning on visiting an aqua park soon? We’d love to know in the comments below.
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