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Knott's Soak City U.S.A.

8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA 90620
714-220-5200
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Ranked #6 of 9 attractions in Buena Park
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Type: Water Parks
Traveler Description: KNOTT'S SOAK CITY WATERPARK A separately gated water adventure park immediately adjacent to Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City offers 13... more »
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Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We recently booked a birthday party for my daughter at Soak City. It was a fun day for my daughter and friends, but a real disaster initial experience. Prior to our trip day, I had read plenty of reviews about Soak City and knew about the no coolers, no lunches, expensive parking & lockers, etc. Unfortunately, I did not know... More

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Torrance
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

My 16 yr old daughter came with friends. So I wasn't there. We've been many times and had a great time. However, this was our first trip since my daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease. She also is living with type 1 diabetes. We researched the website to see if they had gluten free options. After no luck I saw... More

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

You spend your whole time with waiting in lines for average rides!!! Only highlight: Pacific Spin. Food is expensive and not good, picnic areas not nicely done. Very dissapointing!

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Gilroy, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Knott's Soak City is a great place to take the whole family. We had great time, the staff was helpful and friendly. I was surprise, how crowd it became within 21 minutes of opening.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The whole park is concrete there is no grass or shady areas through out the whole park. Only 4 water slides. Cabana's highly priced and food was very average. Save your money and go to the beach or your hotel pool.

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Midland, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I wanted a place where my family, ages 2-81, could relax, and enjoy the day stress free. The cabana and staff certainly delivered. From manager Roland making sure Grandma had a wheelchair to get her to and from the entrance, to our very kind server Jazmin, who ensured we had fresh ice water and all that we needed. The cabanas... More

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Aliso Viejo, California
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After reading all these reviews, we were kinda worried, but we ended up having loads of fun. Reviews and a little bit of planning made out trip fantastic. We purchased the tickets from Costco, it cost us around $25/person (not bad when people compare it with Disney, which I think is not a fair comparison). All reviewed were complaining about... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Parking too much $$exc. Admission wow $$exc. Lockers yuk$$exc. Food and drinks why$$exc. Too bad for overcharge for so many people cannot afford it and won't ever go. And others will only go once. I may take my g'kids again next year as they did enjoy all the water rides. But not if they raise it one dime.

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Brisbane
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5 reviews 5 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I never thought it was possible to make a water park suck, but these guys have mastered it. staff are rude, pool toys are totally BANNED even for little kids. My five year old spent two days snorkeling with me, five hundred meters offshore in hawaii in open seas before we got here - and they forced him to wear... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My experience here (my 1st) was absolutely awful. I'll never be back. To start with $15 parking for a park that seems like a "local park" is excessive. This isn't Disney. Next the rules imposed seem like rules to try and make you buy/use their equipment. We had some inflatable "floaties" for the kids and we were told they were... More

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