The Best Waterparks in Greece for families
Greece is famous for its stunning beaches and clear blue waters, however, a day out at a waterpark with the family can be equally exciting! It Is true that a visit there is not that educational, however, it is guaranteed fun for the whole family. Kids can scream their heads with no fear that somebody will be disturbed. Adults stop being adults and find themselves in childlike happiness! In addition, those family members who are thrill-seekers will have a blast on the scariest slides, for sure. At the same time, those who are more laidback, can relax, unwind in a lazy river or splash pool and enjoy the sun.
At kidslovegreece.com we are constantly looking for ideas of how to make your Greece travel experience one of a kind. From Thessaloniki to Crete and from Corfu to Rhodes, discover the 5 best waterparks for families in Greece.
Acqua Plus Crete
Sitting on a hilltop 5 km from the busy touristic town of Hersonissos, Acqua Plus Crete was the first water park in Eastern Europe. Acqua Plus Waterpark, still now, is one of the most popular waterparks in Crete. This waterpark is divided into two connected areas – The ‘Relax and kids’ area especially for children and the ‘Extreme water games’ area for adults.
In total there are over 50 different slides and games so ayou have a lot of choice when it comes to adrenaline-fuelled thrills. Slides include among others the Giants of Terror, Tsunami, Two Massive Black Holes, Crazy River, Space bowl, Multi-race 4-lane Slides, three Giant Slides, Extreme Kamikaze and Tornados, Kamikaze Hydro tube, W.O.W Balls etc.
The park features a great cashless system idea, a Spa, a Bar, Mini football pitch, Volleyball beach court as well as a gift shop.
There are multiple qualified lifeguards and a doctor on site for peace of mind in terms of safety. Calmly enjoy a massage or relax on your sun lounger and enjoy a refreshing drink while your kids are having fun on the water slides.
For more info: Acqua Plus
Watercity Themed Waterpark – Crete
An 2020 Travellers Choice Award Winner from Trip Advisor, Watercity is a wonderful aquatic park. The park is in Anopolis, Crete, between Heraklion and Hersonissos. It features 36 water games and slides.In terms of difficulty of slides, there are approximately 7 easy, 8 medium, and 3 severe.
To ensure safety, accessibility of Watercity’s slides are rated on 3 levels depending on the height of kids.
Rate 1: Kids below 90cm can play in children pools and on the slides rated 1.
Rate 2: Kids between 90cm- 139cm only have access to slides rated 1 and 2.
Rate 3: If you are 140cm or taller you have access to all slides.
The park opens in early May and closes in the middle of October every year depending on weather conditions.
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There are sun beds, chairs, umbrellas and benches provided which are included in the entrance price according to availability. Kids 13 years old and over can get into the park without an adult chaperone. There is complimentary wireless internet throughout the waterpark. You can rent a locker from the park’s Boutique. The water in the pool is between 18 and 23 degrees depending on weather conditions.
For more info: Watercity Themed Waterpark
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Aqua Creta Limnoupolis – Crete
Aqua Creta Limnoupolis is another waterpark in Crete. It is situated 7 km outside the city of Chania, in the west part of Crete, at the feet of the White Mountains.
Are you looking for Rides and slides for the whole family? then Aqua Creta Limnoupolis has everything you could want in an aquatic day out – a massive central pool that makes you feel like you are swimming in the Aegean sea, freefall rides, snack bars, lazy rivers, and plenty of water slides.
Aqua Creta Limnoupolis has 11 slides and poolsincluding 2 freefall rides, a black hole, a triple twist, a crazy river, a rainbow multi-slide, and 2 giant slides. The kids’ pool is very colorful and kids simply love it. Our favorite is the the lazy river hich is 206 meters long! If you’re feeling less adventurous, there are football fields and children’s playgrounds.
There is a massive central pool 1,500 sq.m. with a really deep area (3.80 m) which gives visitors the feeling that they are swimming in the deep sea.
There various options for food and drink including a restaurant, a fast-food & a pirate bar on the artificial island. There is free Wifi.
For more info: Aqua Creta Limnoupolis Water Park
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Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Located in Agios Ioannis in Corfu, Aqualand prides itself of being one of the best waterparks in Europe and a true paradise for the whole family.
It occupies a total area of 130,000 sq ft landscaped with lawns, Aqualand Water Park offers 49 water slides and rides, lazy rivers and 15 swimming pools.
Aqualand is open from May to October daily between 10 am–6 pm. There is a gigantic free parking, with 600 spaces.
Some of the not to miss attractions are the Giant Slides, the Multislide, the Black Hole, the Four Twisters, the Kamikazes, the Hydri-tube, the Crazy River, the Lazy River, the adventurous and fyll activities pool, the two new “Free Fall” slides, the big size Jacuzzi and the big deep pool.
For younger kids, there is the big shallow pool, the waterslides, the flat ramp, the slippery octopus, the screaming frog, as well as the shower mushroom.
There is also an adventure playground, the bouncing castle, the videogames room and a specially designed area of 3.000 sq.m. for mini-cars.
The whole family will also enjoy two new games: the Family Rafting and the Deep Blue Kayak.
The qualified lifeguards, that look after your safety, the special service for people with special There are free sunbeds and umbrellas, changing rooms and showers, fast food and restaurant and an ice cream spot, boutique, mini-market and fast photo-print shop, safety lockers available, wet and dry central bar.
For more info: Aqualand Waterpark
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Water Park Rhodes
When in Rhodes, don’t miss the opportunity to spend a carefree day at the Water Park, the largest water park in Greece.
Located near Faliraki and opposite Esperos Palace, it’s around a 20-minute drive or 10 km from Rhodes Town. Even if you are not going to rent a car, transportation to and from the park won’t be a problem, as there are free buses departing from the city center and south part of the island.
The Water Park is built amphitheatrically on an area of 100.000 sq. mt featuring a wide variety of water slides, pools, games and even artificial waves for the whole family to enjoy. Safety is the number one priority of the park and this is prominent, since each and every attraction is overwatched by experienced lifeguards. This is very important when travelling with children, since the lack of safety may quickly transform a lovely visit to a stressful nightmare.
Extreme speed, open and closed, slides such as Twisters, Black Holes, Turbo, Free Fall and Kamikaze slides are very popular among those who are high adrelaine seekers. The Lazy River is popular among those who love relaxation. There is a gigantic kids’ pool with a pirate ship, stunning water fountains and slides especially for younger children. There is also the Wet bubble, a big climbing dome and the huge bucket which are all big hits.
If you feel like relaxing for a bit, you can choose a sunbed in the garden and enjoy snacks, cold refreshments or even a full meal in the restaurants and coffee shops within the park.
For more info: Water Park
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Near the city of Thessaloniki on the way to Chalkidiki, near the village of Tagarades, you will find Waterland Waterpark. This waterpark is said to be one of the oldest in Europe and about 130,000 people from all over Greece and Europe visit it every year.
There are so many attractions in this waterpark that one day doesn’t seem enough. The park’s main attractions are the Funnel, Pirates island, the Crazy River, the Wave pool, the Multi slides, the Simvoli Slides, the kids pool, Zen pool as well as Tarzan.
The park also offers a self-service restaurant, coffee shop, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, and even a zoo! Sunbeds in Waterland Thessaloniki are free of charge. There are qualified Lifeguards on duty for your safety.
For more info: Waterland Thessaloniki
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Aquatica Waterpark – Kos
This is the newest waterpark on Kos island. The waterpark is situated next to the Atlantica Porto Bello Beach Hotel in Kardamena. Aquatica Waterpark is not too big, but there is plenty to do for younger children. The Aqua playground is just for kids, therefore, adults aren’t allowed.
Enjoy the adrenaline rush in waterslides such as Kite Slide, Kamikaze, Hydrotube 1400, , Kite Slide. Free Fall or Wave Ride. Chill out with pals at the swimming pool, relax is slow motion at Lazy River or grab a tube and ride down Spin Bowl or .
Aquatica waterpark is a small paradise in a comfortable and aesthetic environment where you can enjoy a variety of coffees, juices, soft drinks, snacks, bakery products, pizzas, salads, ice cream and many other snacks and food.
For more info: Aquatica Waterpark
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Tsilivi Water Park – Zante
On the lovely island of Zante (or Zakynthos), you will find Tsilivi Water Park since 2010.
Although the park is part of the Aqua Bay Suites Hotel in Tsilivi, you can to purchase entrance tickets for the waterpark without being a hotel guest.
This is a small low key water park, but still very enjoyable water park.
There are many different slides to choose from, it all depends on the age of the kids as well as the adventure type that each visitors wants.
Young kids will enjy the large kid pool with all the toys that eject water (Octopus, Dolphins, Elephants, Mushrooms, etc.). Younger kids who are more adventurous will love climbing the Pirate Ship as well as the Water Jungle.
Older kids and adults will love the Turbolance slide, the Black Hole as well as the Spacehole. The Lazy River is perfect for those who seek relaxation and are… lazy!
There is a bar-restaurant as well as a pool bar with coctails. Younger kids really like the pirate bar. Free wife is offered.
The water park is near the beach of Tsilivi, one of the most organized beaches of Zakynthos, ideal for families with younger kids due to its shallow waters.
For more info: Tsilivi Water Park
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