10 Best Water Parks in New Jersey

Written by Veronique Raes
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Cool off in style at the amazing Water Parks of New Jersey. From high adrenaline rides, thrilling slides, to the relaxing lazy rivers and wave pools, there’s something for everyone. Young and old alike will delight in all these parks have to offer.

The kiddie areas are the stuff of dreams. There’s something for everyone down to the tiniest tot. Some parks also offer a host of dry land adventures, rides, and activities.

Bring the family down for a day of fun or plan a thrilling vacation; New Jersey’s water parks and beaches are a must see destination.

1. Runaway Rapids Waterpark, Keansburg

Runaway Rapids Waterpark, KeansburgSource: groupon
Runaway Rapids Waterpark, Keansburg

If slides are your thing then this is the waterpark for you! Runaway Rapids has a TON of different slides to suit every age and skill level.

From huge adrenaline inducing slides to the smaller kiddie slides, people of all ages can enjoy riding.

The park also has a lazy river, massive interactive play structure complete with fun activities and a huge dumping bucket, rope swing, water mushroom, a spa pool, hot tub, crossing challenge, and a toddler’s area.

There’s so much to do you’ll want to come back again and again!

2. Splash Zone Waterpark, Wildwood

Splash Zone Waterpark, WildwoodSource: hawthornedavis
Splash Zone Waterpark, Wildwood

With a ton of awesome rides, cool pools, and inventive kiddie areas, Splash Zone will have you coming back for more.

Soak up the sun and relax on the lazy river.

Head over to the Hurricane Island, made just for the kids, and prepare for the giant dumping bucket and hours of fun activities.

Cool off in the Hydro Zone, a giant splash zone featuring cannons, squinters and small dumping buckets.

If you have tots in toe, visit the Zoe Zone.

With shallow water and soft play equipment, it’s just right for smaller children.

For thrills and spills, challenge the Abyss or The Terminator.

Test your speeds on the Speed Dominator, on the Free falls or make a big splash on the Creamator.

Tube down the Slide Winder or raft down with the family on the Beast of the East for an unforgettable experience.

3. Morey Pier’s & Beachfront Water Park, Wildwood

Morey Pier’s & Beachfront Water Park, WildwoodSource: widwoodunderground
Morey Pier’s & Beachfront Water Park, Wildwood

Both wet and dryland adventure await at Morey’s.

Race headfirst down the Speed Slides, tube down the one of a kind Sky Pond Journey or fly down the Rocket Raft Run.

Whoosh down the Serpentine Slides or shoot off the Shotgun Falls.

The huge one hundred and seventy-five thousand gallon activity pool with fun adventures for the whole family is not to be missed.

Float down the River Adventure lazy river or take the kids over Shipwreck Shoals, the interactive pirate ship just for children.

Grab a drink at the swim up bar or visit the other kiddie areas or the ever popular Fountain Pool complete with bubbles and geysers.

When your day at the waterpark is over your dryland fun is just beginning.

Check out the many amazing, adrenaline inducing rides at the amusement park

4. Ashbury Splash Park, Ashbury Park

Ashbury Splash Park, Ashbury ParkSource: asburyparksun
Ashbury Splash Park, Ashbury Park

For hours and hours of family fun, Asbury Splash Park is the place to be.

Huge structures, squinters, geysers, and more make for a great way to cool off and have fun.

The splash park is home to the giant tipping teacup.

The park also hosts groups and birthday parties.

Admission is very affordable so you can cool down on a budget!

5. Clementon Park & Splash World, Clementon

Clementon Park & Splash World, ClementonSource: skyauction
Clementon Park & Splash World, Clementon

Thrills and splashes await at Clementon! For adrenaline seekers, the Torpedo Rush is a can’t miss.

Climb into an enclosed capsule and wait for the bottom to drop out, sending you whooshing down the sixty foot tall slide.

Tube down the twists and turns of the Black Viper or grab air down the Sky River Rapids.

The park is complete with mat racers and a lazy river.

For the kids there’s the Laguna Kahuna, a huge thirteen thousand square foot activity area complete with a huge dumping bucket.

For smaller children there’s the Shipwreck Bay, a huge ship complete with exciting slides and wading pool.

The park also features Dive-In movies! Clementon Park also features a ton of dryland rides and attractions so you can bring the family down again and again!

6. Sahara Sam’s Oasis, West Berlin

Sahara Sam’s Oasis, West BerlinSource: tripadvisor
Sahara Sam’s Oasis, West Berlin

With slides, cool pools, fun activities and a lazy river, Sahara Sam’s is the place to be.

This indoor park is always heated to a balmy eighty-four degrees.

Grab a mat and zip head first down the new Tut’s Twisters.

Cool off in the crystal clear waters of the new Cleopatra’s Cove.

Float down the Congo Bongo lazy river, dunk some hoops at Sam’s Slamdunker, or try your hand at the cargo obstacle course.

The Tim-Buk-Tu adventure playground is a must see for children of all ages.

The lizard Lagoon is perfect for toddlers.

There’s a host of exciting body, tube, and raft rides as well as a surf simulator.

The park also has an outdoor wave pool, a huge leisure pool, and a splash pad!

7. CoCo Key Water Resort, Laurel

CoCo Key Water Resort, LaurelSource: dailymom
CoCo Key Water Resort, Laurel

For year round fun enjoy CoCo Key Water Resort.

This fifty-five thousand square foot waterpark has activities sure to delight both young and young at heart.

For thrill seekers, there are three exciting slides.

Shark Slam stands four stories high and almost three hundred feet long and is full of wild twists and turns.

Rocket down the three hundred and fifty feet of darkness on the Barracuda Blast.

Raft down the Pelican Plunge for three hundred feet of wild water adventures.

For the kid’s there’s Parrott’s Perch, a huge interactive play area complete with three slides of its own.

For tots there’s the Dip In area complete with a small slide and a foot deep pool.

Don’t miss out on the challenging water crossing and the lazy river.

For adults only there’s a beautiful indoor/outdoor spa complete with giant whirl pools for relaxing.

8. Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove, Hope

Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove, HopeSource: thelandofmakebelieve
Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove, Hope

For a day of unforgettable family fun, splashes, and spills, head on down to the Land of Make Believe.

The waterpark features some amazing slides for everyone! There’s body and tube slides as well as smaller slides located in the kiddie areas.

Children will enjoy Blackbeard’s Pirate Fort complete with fun activities and a huge dumping bucket.

Visit the Pirate’s Cove Wading Pool for lots of wet and wild adventures.

You can’t miss the huge ship complete with slides.

When you’re ready to dry off a ton of dryland activities, rides, and adventures await at the amusement park.

9. Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, East Brunswick

Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, East BrunswickSource: gmnews
Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, East Brunswick

Cool off in style at Crystal Springs.

The park is fully accessible and contains a huge recreational pool and lap pool for splashing fun and serious swimming alike.

There’s great kiddie areas, a unique splash pad with tons of different features, cool and relaxing lazy river, fun and challenging activity pool, and slides!

10. The Funplex, Mt Laurel

The Funplex, Mt LaurelSource: funplexeasthanover
The Funplex, Mt Laurel

Come out and see all the expansions and new features and activities at The Funplex.

The park features four amazing, colourful slides including two speed slides, and two twisty, turney tube slides.

Grab a tube and float your way down the lazy river.

New to the park is a heated outdoor pool where people of all ages can swim, kick back, or make a splash.

There’s also a great children’s area complete with slides, geysers, fun filled activities and play structure.

10 Best Water Parks in New Jersey:

  • Runaway Rapids Waterpark, Keansburg
  • Splash Zone Waterpark, Wildwood
  • Morey Pier’s & Beachfront Water Park, Wildwood
  • Ashbury Splash Park, Ashbury Park
  • Clementon Park & Splash World, Clementon
  • Sahara Sam’s Oasis, West Berlin
  • CoCo Key Water Resort, Laurel
  • Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove, Hope
  • Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, East Brunswick
  • The Funplex, Mt Laurel