Best Water Parks in Orlando, Florida

If you’re planning a family Spring Break vacation to Orlando, don’t forget to pack your swimsuits and plenty of sunscreen! Central Florida’s most popular family vacation destination may be an hour from either coast, but Orlando’s many exceptional water parks offer plenty of wet fun under the warm Florida sun. From shallow wade pools and splash zones to high-velocity monster slides and tubing runs to meandering lazing rivers and undulating wave pools, Orlando’s water parks offer fun for the whole family.

Here’s a rundown on the best water parks in Orlando:

  1. SeaWorld’s Aquatica gets top marks. A large sandy “beach” with shade and play areas and Kata’s Kookaburra Cove will keep the kids happy. Side-by-side wave pools and racing slides are unique features of this park. For the daredevils in the family, the exhilarating Dolphin Plunge and Omaka Rocka splash-a-thon offer high-velocity thrills.
  2. Wet ‘n Wild at Universal Orlando advertises more multi-person rides than any other water park. Newly opened, Blastaway Beach is a huge and hugely entertaining family water play areas with slides, stairs, waterfalls, fountains and more in a sandcastle setting.
  3. Mindy-O has everyone’s favorite water park rides in a clean, colorful setting close to beautiful Kissimmee vacation rentals. Twisting tube slides, a tot spot and children’s play zone make this a good choice for families with younger children.
  4. Disney World’s Typhoon Lagoon lets you snorkel through a coral reef with stingrays, sharks and tropical fish, a unique water park experience. Typical water park rides are given the delightful Disney touch. Thrill seekers will want to try the Humunga Kowabunga water slide, a 5-story drop in the dark! Disney’s other water park, Blizzard Beach, is currently closed for remodeling but is set to reopen March 16, 2013.

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