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NJ is home to over 15 water parks! Taking a day trip to a water park in New Jersey is fun for the whole family! Check out some indoor NJ water parks that are open all year!

CoCo Key Water Resort
915 Route 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

CoCo Key Water resort Mount Laurel NJCoCo Key Water Resort, New Jersey's ultimate indoor water park, is your key to worry free, weather proof plans for the entire family! CoCo Key Water Resort brings 55,000 sq. ft of indoor water park fun that's close to home. A getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to braving the twists and turns on one of our 4 story high slides. The interactive play area and indoor/outdoor spa provide Gallons More Fun! Come relax for a few hours or the whole day, have a birthday party, play in the arcade, even add a room package and stay the weekend! CoCo Key offers a Splash-tacular time without breaking the bank. CoCo Key Water Resort is the only indoor water park in New Jersey providing on-site, full-service accommodations.

CoCo Key Water Resort is seconds away from Exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike, 15 minutes from Philadelphia bridges and minutes away from Adventure Aquarium and the Cherry Hill Mall.

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Escape the everyday at CoCo Key!

Tomahawk Lake Waterpark  
155 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta, NJ 07871

Tomahawk Tomahawk Lake Waterpark in NJLake Water Park, a family oriented water park facility is celebrating its 65th anniversary! Located in North Jersey, they are one of the longest-running water parks open in the state. Tomahawk Lake Waterpark offers a large white sand beach, 20 acre crystal clear lake for swimming and a wide variety of waterslides, boats and outdoor activities.

Several of their unique lake-fed attractions are built right into the side of a mountain, including the 4-rider Apache Plunge, serpentine Rocky Mountain, enclosed Black Snake, Geronimo, Sioux Slide and much, much more.

Winner of the 2012 Al Turner Commitment to Excellence Award! The honor is awarded to water parks that have through their consistent business and professional excellence fostered a sense of community in the World Water Park Membership.

The Papoose Land is a water playground for children under 4 ft. tall and includes mini slides, raindrop, frogs, turtles, a fish slide, lily pads & more. Their “Cherokee Corner” is for children under 5 feet and features a tipping bucket, rolling log, water trampolines, lily pads & rope walk. An 18 hole miniature golf course, volleyball, horseshoes, arcade tent, an old fashioned picnic area, snack bars, souvenir shop and beer garden are situated on the grounds.

Group picnic facilities for 50 to 1500 persons are available. Tomahawk Lake Waterpark offers an ALL YOU CAN EAT COUNTRY PICNIC PACKAGE to allow them to do all the work, while you have all the fun!

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Sahara Sam's Oasis 
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Water WonderlSahara Sams Oasis cool water parks in NJand: Warm up in the winter and cool down in the summer - OPEN YEAR ROUND!
Sahara Sam's Oasis is located in West Berlin, New Jersey. It is a family owned and family focused indoor and outdoor water park, arcade, and all around entertainment destination. Their innovative design provides year-round water park attractions inside and out. Out of the nearly 70,000 square feet of indoor fun, 80% is contained under a retractable roof system providing a weather proof experience. Most recently the water park opened a 2-acre outdoor expansion replicating the thrills of ocean side entertainment – The Beach Club in addition to a new dining court facility and private birthday party rooms. Attractions aside, Sahara Sam’s is recognized for exceptional service in a clean, safe, and fun atmosphere. Additionally, Sahara Sam’s is the principal financial backer for SAMBULANCE Safety Squad a 501(c)3 nonprofit education program. It’s Always 84 and Sunny at Sahara Sam’s!

Indoor and Outdoor Water Park fun - Open all year round!

Breakwater Beach 
800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Breakwater Beach Waterparks in NJ Breakwater Beach Waterpark, located in the heart of Seaside Heights, NJ, is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Test your senses with the Aqua drop free fall! A 50 foot speed slide where the floor drops out from under you at the starting platform!!! Or take the twists and turns of a serpentine body slide as you wind your way above the lazy river! And don’t miss a dip in the Harbor Wave Pool where you can experience the Jersey Shore without the sand! This state-of-the-art waterpark boasts one of the largest interactive play areas on the North Atlantic Coast. The little ones will splash in the safe, soft and clean toddler area while the bigger kids take on the thrilling slides.

Don’t miss the Nantucket Bucket, a trip down the lazy river and the hot springs whirlpools. Every member of your family will have tons of wet water fun. As always, NASCO trained lifeguards are on duty to safely monitor all water activities. All day, early bird and twilight offers make Breakwater Beach Waterpark great affordable family fun! Please check out their website or "Like" them on Facebook for more information.

Great waterpark for the whole family!

Mountain Creek Waterpark 
200 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462

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Mountain Creek Water Park Vernon NJek Waterpark in Northern NJ is the Mac Daddy of all water parks in the entire state. There are some very serious rides here. The 23 foot jump off of Canyon Cliffs into a huge natural pool below is the highest Cliff Jump of all the NJ water parks. If you only have time to hit up one water park in NJ then Mountain Creek would have to be your first choice.

The one thing that makes Mountain Creek stand above the rest is that it is very unique. It does not offer many of the normal conventional water rides that most other water parks do. It is situated in a very cool setting on a huge Mountain that has beautiful secluded natural surroundings that are second to none.

Mountain Creek also has very nice children's rides and play areas. There is a beautiful natural lagoon where children can actually go inside caves! This is's pick for the best overall family water park in NJ.

Best Water Park in NJ!

Splashplex at The Funplex in Mount Laurel 
3320-24 Route 38, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

The FunPlex Mount Laurel water parks in Southern NJ Guests to the All-New Splashplex can stay cool with four Water Slides featuring two Power-Packed Speed Slides, an Inner Tube Ride, a Constrictor Tube Tunnel Slide and an activity pool for the ultimate waterpark experience in Southern NJ. But the watery wonders don’t end there! Guests can climb up a five Story Tower of swishing swirling fun, float down a 580 foot Lazy River and enjoy a Cascading Waterfall Pool. Guests can also enjoy expansive changing rooms and new restroom facilities.

Weather isn’t splash-worthy? Don’t worry. The Funplex is open year round, with indoor and outdoor attractions like Foam Frenzy, Go Karts, Lazer Tag, Bumper Cars, XD Theater, Free Fall, Bumper Boats, Fun Coaster, FunTwister, Fun-A-Whirl, AirShot, Bowling and state-of-the-art arcade.

A fun water park in Southern NJ!  

Spashplex at The Funplex East Hanover 
182 New Jersey 10, East Hanover, NJ 07936

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The FunPlex of East Hanover water parks in NJSplashplex is making a REAL splash at the Funplex East Hanover - one of New Jersey’s largest, award-winning indoor and outdoor amusement parks.

The All New Splashplex is making a REAL splash at the Funplex East Hanover - one of New Jersey’s largest, award-winning indoor and outdoor amusement parks.

Guests to the All-New Splashplex can stay cool with Elevated Water Blasters, Hydro Storm Towers, Loose Water Hoses, a Wild Water Playground, 359 Linear Feet of Water Slides AND a Newly Renovated 5 Foot Deep Pool! Summer fun-goers can also splash away with four Water Slides featuring two Power-Packed Speed Slides, an Inner Tube Ride, 364 foot Constrictor Tube Tunnel Slide and Open-Top Tunnel Ride for the ultimate waterpark experience in Northern NJ. But the watery wonders don’t end there! Guests can climb up a five Story Tower of swishing swirling fun, float down a 580 foot Lazy River and enjoy a Cascading Waterfall Pool.

Guests can also enjoy expansive changing rooms, a new outdoor pavilion area and full-service cafe featuring a wide variety of snacks, hot sandwiches, pizza, salads and more!

Weather isn’t splash-worthy? Don’t worry. The Funplex is open year round, with 100,000 square feet of indoor attractions like Foam Frenzy, Hologate Virtual Reality , Go Karts, Lazer Tag, Bumper Cars, 4D Theater and state-of-the-art arcade.

Contact them today at 973-428-8772 to find out more about their Outdoor Birthday and Event Packages and $99 Summer Savings Passes too!

Award-winning water park in North Jersey! 

Land of Make Believe
354 Great Meadows Road - Rt. 611, Hope, NJ 07844

Land of Make Believe Water Park in Hope NJ Land of Make Believe’s unique WaterPark features a life size Pirate Ship in the World’s Largest Wading Pool. Thrilling Dual Racing Pirate Slides – Pirates Escape & Pirates Revenge, Action River Tubing Ride with Waves, Waterfalls and Rapids, Sidewinder - Half Pipe - feel like you are going off Earth’s edge with a Smile, CannonBall - shoot into a Huge Bowl, Black Hole, Pirate’s Peak Waterslides, Pirates Plunge and Pirates Fort with 1000 gallon Dumping Bucket.

Our Acclaimed Award Winning WaterPark is designed for every member of your Family. Every age, every adventure especially for Parents participating with their Children. You’ll love it. Non-Stop Fun, Short lines, and Free entrance to WaterPark included with our Low One Price Park Admission. Free Parking. We are located just Minutes Away in Hope, NJ; Rt. 80 exit 12. 354 Great Meadows Rd., Hope, NJ 07844. We’ll be looking for you! - Land of Make Believe North Jersey’s #1 Amusement Park & Family’s Favorite.

Grand opening is Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 27 and 28. We are open weekends June 2 & 3, June 9 & 10. Open every day starting June 16 to Labor Day, September 3 and the following weekend – Sept. 8 & 9.

Family Fun for Everyone! 

Splash Zone Water Park 
3500 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Splash Zone Water Park family friendly water parks in Southern New JerseySplash Zone Water Park features adrenaline-pumping action with family-style fun right on the Boardwalk. Thrill to the white-water rapids on The Beast of the East, roar through total darkness on The Midnight Run, or test your skills soaring down the Speed Dominator! Younger guests will also have a blast at Zoe Zone, featuring a shallow pool, fountains and soft play equipment. Ride the perfect wave with the FlowRider – the newest pulse-pounding attraction that lets you hit the surf like never before! Discover over a million gallons of fun at Splash Zone Water Park, Wildwood, New Jersey’s #1 waterpark for families. Located at Schellenger Avenue & Boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ. Call 609-729-5600 for more information or visit their website

One of the Best Water Parks in Wildwood NJ!

Thundering Surf Waterpark 
Taylor & Bay Ave., Beach Haven, NJ 08008

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Thundering Surf Waterpark Central NJ water parksrf Waterpark features eight giant waterslides, an interactive multi-level water play structure and a dedicated area for toddlers called “Cowabunga Beach.”

The park also features a Lazy Crazy River featuring interactive water play activities both in and out of the river, including the “Mega Water Blasters” and “Giant Tipping Bucket” as well as their newest attraction, the “Flow House” featuring the Flow Rider Double. Relax on their sundeck, enjoy special services in their Cabanas and stop by their Cowabunga Beach Grill for a bite to eat. Visit the snack bar and ice cream parlor and choose from a variety of snacks and treats!

The first Flowhouse on the Jersey Shore with a Flowrider® Double!

Raging Waters Water Park 
Morey's Piers, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Raging Waters Water Park Southern NJ water parksThis place has it all!
MOREY'S PIERS, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey has been family-owned and operated since 1969. The classic seaside amusement park is home to 3 huge Amusement Piers, 2 beachfront Water Parks, 100-ish unforgettable rides, 40 thrilling games, 5 ridiculously fun restaurants, 1 insanely flashy arcade, and 5 fabulous resort hotels. There are countless ways to have fun with the entire family. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers combines the pure joy and excitement of an amusement park with the relaxation of beach life. Visit the SURFSIDE PIER (featuring the OCEAN OASIS WATER PARK & BEACH CLUB at 25th Avenue), MARINER'S PIER (featuring RAGING WATERS WATER PARK at Schellenger Avenue), and ADVENTURE PIER at Spencer Avenue. All are sure to be a seaside adventure that will be fun for you AND the kids!

For more information, visit, phone 609-522-3900 or like on Facebook. You can also follow on Twitter and YouTube.

Over 100 rides and attractions!
#GoWild at Raging Waters Water Park!

Hurricane Harbor 
537 Monmouth Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527

Hurricane Harbor family friendly water parks in Ocean County NJ Hurricane Harbor is Ocean County New Jersey's largest water park! The park boasts over a dozen thrilling rides and coasters for the older kids, as well as separate sections for small children and families to enjoy. Thrill seekers can zip, slide and slip down one of their many extreme water slides such as the Big Wave Racer, over 1,800 feet!, the Big Bambu and Reef Runner or Hurricane Mountain - just to name a few! Race through a massive snake body and come face-to-face with a giant cobra head on King Cobra - a favorite among locals. By far Hurricane Harbor's most unique water coaster is Tornado, a 132 foot tunnel in which guests raft into the mouth of a gigantic funnel!

All new for the 2016 season is the Caribbean Cove play area which features more than 55 interactive activities for children. Spray nozzles, jets, valves, water guns, slides and a giant tipping bucket are just a few features Caribbean Cove offers. Mom and dad can relax on one of the 300 brand-new lounge chairs and watch their children splish, splash and swim all afternoon long. Of course, if you're not into the thought of speeding and zipping down a massive water slide, their infamous Taak It Eez Ee Creek should be your go-to destination. Grab a raft, one or two person, and lazily drift down the 2,150 foot river. Hurricane Harbor offers something to cool off everyone in your family on a hot Jersey Shore summer day.

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Runaway Rapids 
275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg, NJ 07734

Runaway Rapids is Keansburg, New Jersey's only family waterpark! Open all summer long, the park has many rides, slides and attractions for everyone in your family. Grab a partner and a raft and take a plunge down Mountain Blast, one of their most thrilling rolling slides. Defy gravity on Volcanic Revenge, their most unique water slide, which plunges you downhill, once speed takes hold you'll climb back up, then down again! It's like nothing you've ever experienced! Soar, jump, slide and twist head-first on Soaring Thunder!

For families with younger children, Runaway Rapids has many interactive attractions and slides they'll love. The interactive play area features water valves, sprayers, paddle wheels, water guns and more! Race through the Tipping Bucket and Bridge before a huge bucket dumps gallons of water on you when you least expect it! The youngest children can also enjoy watery fun at Toddler's Reef, a safe and secure play area which features a dancing fountain, sand castles, dancing dolphins and much more. Runaway Rapids is a great Monmouth County, NJ water park for families to spend a hot summer afternoon.

Over 20 rides and attractions!

Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center
334 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center Water Parks in Middlesex County NJCrystal Springs Family Aquatic Center is one of the only municipal water parks in New Jersey. The quaint park offers recreational and water activities suitable for all ages. Small children can enjoy the splash pool, while older children and adults can use one of the two larger pools. The aquatic center also features several water slides that let out into a wading pool, as well as a winding lazy river, with tubes available on premise. There are approximately 300 lounge chair seats available and patrons are welcome to bring their own chairs. Outdoor grills are available for your use. Food and beverages are allowed, however alcohol and glass containers are prohibited. Families looking for a more quiet water park experience should head over to Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center in the heart of East Brunswick, NJ. The facility is open weekends only from May 28 through June 19 and daily from June 20 through September 5. Call to inquire about membership rates.

Very clean water park!

Pirate's Cove 
354 Great Meadows Road, Hope, NJ 07844

Pirate's Cove is a water park located inside The Land of Make Believe in Warren County, NJ. Open seasonally from May through September, Pirate's Cove features many kid-friendly, as well as thrilling water rides. Their most thrilling ride by far is The Sidewinder, a spine-tingling and breathtaking experience! Blackbeard's Pirate Fort features a 1,000 gallon dumping bucket that could spill at any time! The Buccaneer Pirate Ship is a life-size replica featuring nets and small water slides. The Action River Ride has been called "the ultimate river-tubing experience" by locals and return guests alike, grab a tube and lazily drift all afternoon long. Small children can spend hours in the Pirate's Cove Wading Pool, while parents lounge and watch from the side. The Black Hole and Pirates Escape are some of their most thrilling water slide rides. Take a day trip up to Warren County NJ for an incredible summer afternoon at Pirate's Cove.

Great for families with little children

Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club
25th Street & the Boardwalk, North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Ocean Oasis Water Park outdoor waterparks in Cape May County NJOn the beach behind Surfside Pier lies a tropical island getaway in Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club. Ocean Oasis moves to the beat of its own tropical rhythm. Private cabanas commune around a fire pit forming an atmosphere of tranquility set apart from the most exciting collection of WILD waterslides and play areas at the Jersey Shore.

Calling all ready to GO WILD! Take the plunge on the thrilling Cliff Dive slide and drop 5 stories in 3 seconds! Go head to head in a race to the finish line with your family on the newest slide, six-lane WipeOut! Surfs up at Bonsai Beach where kids and parents can enjoy the interactive play area complete with water jets, climbing ropes and slides specifically for the little ones. Getting tired? Lie back and enjoy live music as you float through the Lazy River or indulge in a cocktail at the swim up bar.

Get your grub on at the new Stubborn Brothers Beach Bar & Grille with lively libations and a mouthwatering menu. Food & Beverage Manager, Betsy Garr, creates delectable dishes featuring beach-influenced fare with fresh vegetables and local ingredients. The Beach Bar’s signature dishes include Fried Green Tomatoes with a Chili Aioli and a Crabby Cake Sandwich. The Beach Bar offers over 10 specialty cocktails featuring tropical ingredients and fresh fruit in original combinations.

Not your ordinary water park!

Clementon Splash World 
114 Berlin Road, Clementon, NJ 08021

Clementon Park and Splash World seasonal water parks in Southern NJClementon Park and Splash World is located in Camden County, NJ and offers rides and attractions for all ages. The water park attractions include Big Wave Bay, Torpedo Rush, Laguna Kahuna, Sky River Rapids, Vertical Limit Racer, Lazy River, Black Viper and Shipwreck Bay. Big Wave Bay is a huge 23,000 square foot rolling and surging pool. Patrons are welcome to body surf, splash in the waves, or lounge in a tube and float for hours. Torpedo Rush is a massive 60' tall free-falling slide; guests climb into a fully-enclosed launch capsule, wait for the bottom to rip out and plunge into a pool below. Sky River Rapids is an extreme rafting adventure like no other! Race head-to-head on the Vertical Limit Racer slides or grab a tube and twist, turn and slide on Black Viper! More family-friendly attractions include their Lazy River, Shipwreck Bay and Laguna Kahuna areas. Bring your family and all your friends for an afternoon of water park fun in Camden County NJ.

Season passes available!

WaterWorks Family Aquatic Center
271 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550

WaterWorks Aquatic Center Mercer County NJ aquatic centers for familiesWaterworks Family Aquatic Center is a small, community-run aquatic center perfect for families looking to cool off on a hot summer day. During the summer months, WaterWorks provides a plethora of water-based recreational activities for children, teens and adults to enjoy. The facility includes a 9,000 square foot leisure pool, an 8 lane 25 meter lap pool with a diving board, a 1,700 square foot wading pool with a cascading water mushroom and a two-store waterslide. Other non-water activities include a children's playground, basketball courts, recreational area and a full-service concession stand. Residents and non-residents of West Windsor, NJ are invited to the aquatic center to cool off this summer. Visit the website for more information on hours of operation, as well as membership and daily fee.

Aquatic Center open to the public

Lake Lenape 
6303 Harding Highway, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Although Lake Lenape is not a water park, there are many water activities available on site. Visitors can swim, kayak, scuba dive and boat on Lake Lenape. There are kids play areas and playgrounds, as well as designated areas to swim on the lake.

Safety ropes and the swim rafts are well-maintained. The facilities at Lake Lenape are top notch, with immaculate bathrooms and changing rooms available. The launching facilities have sandy beaches as well as a beautiful free dock to launch from. There is a park is located on the western side of Lake Lenape. The park entrance is located at 6303 Harding Highway in Mays Landing, NJ and encompasses nearly two thousand acres of land, all the way up to the Black Horse Pike (Route 322).

Great public lake to swim and boat


Water Parks New York

Splish Splash Waterpark 
2549 Splish SplashDrive, Calverton, NY 11933

Splish Splash Water Park is located about two hours outside of New Jersey in Long Island. While it may be a little of a hike, it is definitely worth the trip! This water park offers over 20 rides and slides, plus pools and attractions for both children and adults. New for the 2016 season is The Battle of Mutiny Bay, an interactive water attraction that will take you and your crew on a captive voyage where you'll battle bands of pirates and troublesome sea creatures. Some of Splish Splash's most extreme rides include Cliff Diver, an 8-story free-falling drop, the Giant Twister, Hollywood Stunt Rider, Max Trax and Shotgun Falls - to name a few! If you're looking for a quiet spot to relax and cool off, head over to one of their three relaxation areas including the Kahuna Bay Wavepool, Soak City or Surf City and, of course, the Lazy River. Splish Splash also offers four separate kiddie areas for children to safely play while parents watch from a lounge chair. Take the trip up to Long Island this summer for an awesome water park experience.

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Check out the most wonderful water parks NJ has to offer at various parts of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ.  Whether you're looking for outdoor water parks in NJ or indoor water parks in NJ, we've provided you with some of the most spectacular amusement parks for you and your children to enjoy.

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