If you’re looking for a fun way to keep cool with the kids in the scorching summer heat, we’ve got you covered with this list of some of the best water parks around Perth.
Checkout one of these water-themed parks for a splash and a great day out with the family.
This water park is conveniently located in Bibra Lake, just 20km from Perth CBD and offers a fun filled day out for the whole family. Adventure World has exciting rides for every age group and is WA’s only hybrid theme park and water park. The park is home The Lagoon, which is over 1.5 Olympic swimming pools in size with a waterfall and anchored rafts. Additionally, you’ll find Water Mountain which has the longest waterslides in WA and the only Rocky Mountain Rapids in Australia. A more recent addition to the park’s impressive collection of water slides is the Kraken mega water slide which was built in 2015 and is the tallest, steepest and longest Tornado 60 water slide of its kind on the planet!
351 Progress Dr, Bibra Lake
Hyde Park Water Playground
This water playground in North Perth is the perfect place for you to take your little ones for a paddle this summer. Open from 8am to 8pm in the warmer months, Hyde Park Water Playground provides sprays, tipping buckets and lots of shade from surrounding trees and shade sails. This free water playground is a great place for the younger kids to safely let loose, with zero depth and one big fun button to push to activate the water sprays. Once they are finished having a splash and are ready to dry off, there is also a regular water-free playground as well as a BBQ, public toilets with a baby change table and a gazebo area which can be booked for parties.
Vincent St, North Perth
Located just 30 minutes from the CBD, Perth’s Outback Splash is one of WA’s best outdoor entertainment destinations. Patrolled by lifeguards, Splash Island water playground is packed with interactive sprays, a three-slide giant octopus, a miniature tipping bucket and colourful water cannons providing a safe environment for the kids to let loose.You’ve also got The Wall, inspired by Waterbom Park in Bali’s ‘The Boomerang’, a mammoth quarter-pipe raft slide and the only one of its kind in WA. The Gold Rush is a homage to WA’s mining history and one of the most exhilarating slide paths in the world, hitting speeds of up to 60km/hr. On dry land you’ll also find mazes, mini golf, sensory play activities and Australian animal experiences. They’ve just opened their brand new resort-style pool and bar, The Lagoon, making it an even more enticing proposition.
1635 Neaves Rd, Bullsbrook
Perth Aqua Park features more than 100 unique interconnected obstacles, including climbing walls where you can challenge yourself to reach new heights, a three-lane course where you can race against your friends, and slides for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a fun way to achieve your fitness goals, or you’re seeking somewhere to hold an end of year function or team building activity for work, Aqua Park is perfect for any occasion! Sessions last for 50 minutes and are great fun for kids too – there are always friendly lifeguards on duty.
Perth Aqua Park, Lot 482 St Albans Rd, Baldivis
Kalamunda Water Park
Kalamunda Water Park’s 50m Olympic sized swimming pool is perfect for anyone looking to get some laps in while the wading pool provides a leisurely spot to relax. For the little ones you’ll find a toddlers pool and inflatables to play with as well as two huge tube water slides for the bigger kids. You’ll also find a fully catered kiosk for when hunger strikes and manicured shaded grassed areas to set up a picnic or host the best swimming birthday parties.
38 Collins Rd, Kalamunda
Island Aqua Park, Hillary’s Boat Harbour
Hillary’s Boat Harbour is a crowd favourite for a lovely day out in the warmer weather where you can gander the shops, get a great lunch at one of the selection of restaurants and follow it with an even better ice cream. The jetty has long been popular amongst the kids who love to jump in for a swim while parents sunbathe on the sand. However, the more recent addition to the water themed fun is the Island Aqua Park, an inflatable water playground. Each session on the aqua park lasts 85 minutes where your kids can keep busy splashing while you soak up some rays. Tickets are only $25 each, or you can even purchase a group ticket to save some money.
218/58 Southside Dr, Hillarys
Cockburn Arc Waterslide
With a whopping nine water areas, two waterslides, three group fitness studios, a six-court stadium and a health club space – you’ll find all the fun you need at this recreation and aquatic centre. Their two impressive water slides each boast a uniquely exciting experience, with the yellow Pipeline providing the thrill and adrenaline from loops and bends and the Tumbler supplying double the fun with the perfect ride to share between two people on a raft. Cockburn ARC have something for every age group, leaving no one out with their play area that provides somewhere to splash and climb for the kids who aren’t big enough for water slides.
31 Veterans Parade, Cockburn Central
This is WA’s Premier Indoor Aquatic Playground, offering a range of facilities that provide everything from fun to fitness and relaxation. Bayswater Waves is one of the biggest aquatic centres in the metropolitan area and boasts heated indoor and outdoor pools so you can enjoy a swim all year round. With something for the whole family, you’ll also find Perth’s only wave pool, an indoor waterslide, a toddler pool, a lazy river and the perfect fixes for relaxation with the hydrotherapy pool, spa, sauna & steam room.
Cnr Broun Avenue and, Priestley St, Embleton
Whiteman Park Mini Water Playground
Whiteman Park’s Mini Water Playground is open from 10am to 5pm so you can make the most out of your visit to Whiteman Park with the 30cm-deep wading pool and waterspouts. Parents can sit back and relax in the shaded areas that surround the pool while the kids have a blast. Once the kids work up a hunger, fear not as the Village Café is opposite the playground accompanied by public toilets.
Drumpellier Dr, Whiteman
This spot is free to access as a public space and offers loads of great water themed play features for the summer months. At Maylands Waterland you’ll be able to find a splash pad, splash pool and water creek as well as other play areas for the kids. The water playground has been providing a fun day out for all ages since the 70s. There’s plenty of grassed areas and shade sails for you to set up a picnic and there’s even community areas with toilets, change rooms and BBQ’s so you can cook up some lunch for the family.
32 Clarkson Rd, Maylands
Rainbow Waters Playground
The Rainbow Waters Playground in Ellenbrook runs until March and the perfect spot to bring the kids for a cool down. It’s within the town centre and features water sprays and cannons that’ll keep ‘em occupied for hours. For bigger kids there’s also a football goals next door in Charlie Gregorini Memorial Park, and if you want to make a day of it there are also barbecue facilities, change rooms and some shaded spots if you can’t bring your own gazebo or shelter.
Charlie Gregorini Memorial Park, Library Ave, Ellenbrook
Header Image: Outback Splash