Water Park

By Rebecca Paisley | Activities

While Sanibel Island is home to beautiful beaches, the water parks are also the ones that keep on bringing visitors back time after time. Perfect for the year-round sunshine, they also often have gentler rides than roller-coaster parks, so they are fun for the whole family. Here are the best water parks Sanibel Island has to offer.

1. Sun Splash Family Water Park

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credit: sunsplashwaterpark.com

Sun Splash Family Waterpark is Southwest Florida’s largest waterpark with more than 14 acres of slides, pools, food and fun for all ages. It is located at 400 Santa Barbara Blvd., just 2.5 miles north of Veterans Parkway in Cape Coral.  Kids go crazy for the adrenaline pumping speed slides and others that allow you to free fall through a five-and-a-half story drop. If that’s too much excitement, grab a float and peacefully bob down the Main Stream River Ride. There is
a Tot Spot for the little ones and plenty of chairs for mom and dad to stretch out in the sun. Food and concessions are available and lots of special deals are offered throughout the summer, so be sure to check the events calendar online.

This waterpark has the steepest, fastest, and most extreme attraction in the in Sanibel, the combination of them are Thunder Bump, Terror Tube and X-celator. All of them has 457 feet and you will slide drops down at speeds up to 40 feet per second and 30 mph! adrenaline pumping!. The water park closed from Monday-Friday. Only open Saturday-Sunday from 10 Am to 5 Pm.

2. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon

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credit: napleswaterpark.com

Located adjacent to Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (CMON) in North Collier Regional Park, it provides a get wet, splashy sequel to a museum visit. The family can kick back in the lazy river or wave water pistol war, dare the five steep 38-foot slides, swim in the dive and lap pool or snooze on the sand beach. The little ones love the Turtle Cove Pool, where they can play with others their size – ages 5 to 12 – amid colorful fountains and showers. A concession operation sells food, ice cream, sunscreen, swim diapers and other pool and beach necessities.

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is a family experience, therefore they ask that the appropriate swim attire is worn throughout your visit. In addition, children in diapers are required to use waterproof protectors. In order to guarantee their
guests to be comfort and safety, Sun-N-Fun Lagoons limiting their capacity. Admission into the park may be suspended during the day due to periods of high attendance.

 

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Rebecca is a professional blogger at SanibelIslandGo media, a writer with a passionate interest in the travel industry. Her experience, perspective, and her writing skill help to describe how beautiful is the Sanibel Island.