15 Awesome Water Parks in Georgia

Written by Jan Meeuwesen
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Georgia is filled with amazing parks! If you’re looking to beat the heat, these water parks have something for people of all ages and skill levels.

From the most experienced, thrill seeking sliders to even the tiniest tots, there’s a ride, a slide, or a pool for hours of wet and wild fun.

If you’re planning a unique vacation or just want to get away for the day and try something new, the natural wonders and scenic Georgia landscape provide the perfect background.

Many parks offer camping, cabin rentals, zip lining, hiking, picnicking, live music, or dryland rides in addition to their aquatic areas so you can be sure to find an experience that’s just right for you and your family.

1. Wild Adventure Theme Park, Valdosta

Wild Adventure Theme Park, ValdostaSource: buildlowndes
Wild Adventure Theme Park, Valdosta

Wild Adventure is a unique experience the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Experience the thrilling rides of the theme park, wet and wild splashes at the waterpark, and the furry fun of the animal park.

Splash Island is included with your admission to the park and offers a host of wild rides, tube slides, raft style slides, lazy river and amazing kiddie and spray areas.

Brave the Bozai Complex and choose from three heart racing slides.

Raft down the Hakini Rapids and Wahee Cyclone or tube down the Kalani Blasters or Kona Cliffs.

Dry off or the day and explore the dry rides, stop at the concessions or see the animals!

2. Terminus Wake Park, Cartersville

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Terminus Wake Park

Visit this unique park for an action packed filled day of water sports.

An overhead cable system allowed thrill seekers to enjoy water sports without a boat.

Wakeboarding, wakeskating, water skiing, knee boarding and more… whether you’ve always wanted to try it or you’re a seasoned pro, Terminus Park is the place to be.

The park has a lake for beginners, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.

If you’re not sure how it works, the park’s website offers a really great explanation!

3. Bogan Park Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, Buford

Bogan Park Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, BufordSource: gwinnettparklife
Bogan Park Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, Buford

Extending over eighty three acres, this huge park offers a whole host of activities sure to please people of all ages and interests.

There’s a massive indoor pool for hours of swimming, splashing fun.

The park also has a dance studio, softball field, football field, sand volleyball court, outdoor basketball courts, indoor badminton courts, a large outdoor playground and two miles of trails for walking or running.

With so many things to do you’ll be sure to come back again and again.

4. St. Marys Aquatic Center, St. Marys

St. Marys Aquatic CenterSource: youtube
St. Marys Aquatic Center

Cool off in style and enjoy hours of fun at St Marys Aquatic Center.

Children of all ages will love Splash Mountain, the zero depth entry water playground boasting water cannons, slides, and a huge dumping bucket which spills over every couple minutes.

Swim laps in the twenty five yard lap pool.

Grab a tube and spend hours relaxing floating down The Oasis lazy river.

Be sure to check out the middle of the island surrounded by the river for shuffleboard and other fun games! The park also features the Orange Crush, a huge twister slide.

If you’ve worked up an appetite head over to the Snack Shack or for the perfect souvenir, check out the gift shop.

5. Helen Tubing & Waterpark, Helen

Helen Tubing & WaterparkSource: helentubing
Helen Tubing & Waterpark

This waterpark offers a ton of different ways to cool down and have a blast.

The newest feature to the park is a twenty five foot high, four lane climbing wall.

The waterpark offers slides and kiddie areas great for all ages.

The real adventure awaits you on the Chattahoochee River.

For an experience like no other, venture up the river and drop in for an adventure filled scenic ride.

Weekends tend to be busier so plan to come early for this tubing experience of a lifetime!

6. Summer Waves Waterpark, Jekyll Island

Summer Waves Waterpark, Jekyll IslandSource: wanderbat
Summer Waves Waterpark, Jekyll Island

Beat the heat and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Jekyll River at Summer Waves.

Float down the relaxing Turtle Creek Lazy River or surf the swells of the Frantic Atlantic wave pool.

Take your tiny tots to the Kiddie Pool, specially designed just for them and featuring kiddie slides, waterfall, fun packed activities and shaded areas or try the Splash Zone.

Thrill seekers are sure to enjoy the wide variety of slides.

Nature’s Revenge offers two forty foot tall slides for twisting, turning adventure.

Tube double style down the five story Pirate’s Passage.

The thirty two foot tall Force Three offers three slides for pulse pounding action.

7. Water Wiz, LaGrange

Water Wiz, LaGrangeSource: 3creeksentertainment
Water Wiz, LaGrange

Come enjoy a variety of activities at Water Wiz! Besides an exciting water park filled with a variety of activities for hours of water drenched fun, there’s camping, fishing and roller skating! The waterpark features a variety of slides for all ages and skill levels as well as cool pools and other attractions that are sure to make for a fun filled day.

If you’re planning a birthday party and looking for unique options, the park offers birthday party packages.

Working up an appetite is no problem at Water Wiz, as the park also comes complete with a concession!

8. Six Flags White Water, Marietta

Six Flags White Water, MariettaSource: sixflags
Six Flags White Water, Marietta

Extending across forty acres, Six Flags White Water is sure to have an activity for everyone! From thrill rides to family and kids rides, Six Flags can’t be missed.

Jump aboard the Dive Bomber.

The floor will drop out under you to plummet you ten stories on this high thrill ride.

Tube down the Gulf Coast Screamer or raft down the Typhoon Twister and Tornado rides.

Drop fifty feet in three seconds on the Caribbean Plunge.

Brave the darkness of the Bermuda Triangle or take the whole family down the Bahama Bob Slide.

Grab a mat and race up to five friends head first down the Wahoo Racer.

Cool off in the Atlantic Ocean Wave Pool or coast down the lazy river.

If you have tiny tots in toe, try the Activity Pool which was designed just for them.

The park also offers great shopping and dining!

9. Boundary Waters Aquatic Center, Douglasville

Boundary Waters Aquatic Center, DouglasvilleSource: celebratedouglascounty
Boundary Waters Aquatic Center, Douglasville

Boundary Waters Aquatic Center comes complete with an eight lane completion pool and a four lane therapeutic and teaching pool.

Planning a birthday party? The pool offers unique and exciting options! The aquatic centre also offers a whole host of programs and classes including water aerobics, SEALS swimming lessons, and Lifeguard Certification classes, Aqua Zumba, mommy and baby classes, and so much more.

Check the website for schedules, information on classes, upcoming events, and rates.

10. Lanier World, Buford

Lanier World, BufordSource: lanierislands
Lanier World, Buford

For a unique experience sure to please people of all ages, visit Lanier World.

Enjoy the Family Fun Park which has a giant wave pool and lazy river.

Head over to Big Beach for a huge assortment of exciting rides and thrilling slides.

Get a bird’s eye view of the area on the zip line, just added last year.

For adults, take a stroll down the boardwalk to Sunset Cove, a beautiful spot where nightlife is at its best with dining options, music, and entertainment.

The website offers information of live music and scheduling so you can pick which night is best for you.

11. Splash ‘n Play-Riverside Park, Roswell

Splash ‘n Play-Riverside Park, RoswellSource: socalfieldtrips
Splash ‘n Play-Riverside Park, Roswell

Splash ‘n Play is massive and offers a whole multitude of different areas, activities, and features.

You’ll want to bring the whole family and stay for the day.

Young and young at heart alike can cool off and have a blast getting soaked.

Don’t miss all the unique water drenching geysers, overhead dumpers and squirting structures.

If you’ve worked up an appetite be sure to stop at the snack bar.

The park is seasonally run so be sure to check the website ahead of time for scheduling.

12. Whitewater Creek Park, Oglethorpe

Whitewater Creek Park, OglethorpeSource: maconcountyga
Whitewater Creek Park, Oglethorpe

This breathtaking four hundred and eighty two acre park has been a part of the history of Macon County since the 1800’s.

The park is open all year and includes a variety of exciting activities including fishing, hiking and camping.

Bring the tent, pack up the trailer, or rent a cabin.

Plan to stay more than one night as you won’t want to miss all the scenic trails, breathtaking natural wonders and pristine waters.

The park offers an enclosed pavilion with kitchens and washrooms as well as other designated picnic areas.

For the kids, the park comes complete with a dry play area and a splashpad!

13. High Falls Water Park, Jackson

High Falls Water Park, JacksonSource: tripadvisor
High Falls Water Park, Jackson

For a day of wet and wild family fun visit High Falls Water Park.

The park features two exciting slides, a pirate ship play area for hours of wet fun for tots and children, a large family pool complete with chairs and umbrellas and grassy areas for sunbathing.

The park includes a concession to satisfy your appetite.

For more bang for your buck check out the family season passes.

14. Collins Hill Aquatic Center, Suwanee

Collins Hill Aquatic Center, SuwaneeSource: gwinnettcounty
Collins Hill Aquatic Center, Suwanee

The exciting Aquatic Center stretches over fifteen acres and offers hours of fun and a variety of activities for people of all ages.

The huge indoor swimming, diving, and competition pool is open year round.

Come and practice your diving, swim laps, or bring the family out for hours of swimming, splashing fun.

During the summer months there’s an outdoor pool featuring a lazy river and zero depth entry pool as well as exciting water structures, and two huge water slides.

The center also has a one mile paved trail for running or walking.

15. Mountain Park Aquatic Center & Activity Building, Stone Mountain

Mountain Park Aquatic CenterSource: gwinnettcounty
Mountain Park Aquatic Center

Mountain Park truly offers something for people of all ages.

For swimming and aquatic fun all year round, visit the indoor pool.

The outdoor pool and waterpark is open seasonally and features two awesome twisting, thrilling water slides, a zero depth entry for tots, a relaxing lazy river, a bubble bench, vortex, kiddie area with impressive play structure, and tons of tables, chairs and shaded areas.

15 Awesome Water Parks in Georgia:

  • Wild Adventure Theme Park, Valdosta
  • Terminus Wake Park, Cartersville
  • Bogan Park Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, Buford
  • St. Marys Aquatic Center, St. Marys
  • Helen Tubing & Waterpark, Helen
  • Summer Waves Waterpark, Jekyll Island
  • Water Wiz, LaGrange
  • Six Flags White Water, Marietta
  • Boundary Waters Aquatic Center, Douglasville
  • Lanier World, Buford
  • Splash ‘n Play-Riverside Park, Roswell
  • Whitewater Creek Park, Oglethorpe
  • High Falls Water Park, Jackson
  • Collins Hill Aquatic Center, Suwanee
  • Mountain Park Aquatic Center & Activity Building, Stone Mountain