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Address: 1950 Waterworld Parkway, Concord, CA 94520
Phone Number: (925) 609-1364
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Waterworld is located less than 30 minutes east of San Francisco in...

Waterworld is located less than 30 minutes east of San Francisco in Concord, Calif., Northern California's biggest and best water park experience with more than 30 world-class waterslides and attractions. From the region's largest wave pool and longest lazy river to heart-pounding waterslides and kid-friendly water adventures, there's something for every member of the family to enjoy. Private poolside cabanas are also available for daily rental making Waterworld California the perfect family vacation location that's affordable and close to home.

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Good for a hot day

Parking is close. Lockers are kinda too close together, but good for stuff. More seating needed. People were stationed under trees, in walkways.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015

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Concord, California
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This water park truly has something for everyone. I really enjoy the "lazy river" that meanders through the park. By the way, the best season pass deal is through Costco. If you want to avoid the $10 parking fee, you can park in a nearby office park and (legally) walk in.

Thank Craigery
Level Contributor
80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Parking is close. Lockers are kinda too close together, but good for stuff. More seating needed. People were stationed under trees, in walkways.

Thank MauiBound777
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We went for the first time on a Saturday during August. Big mistake. The park is over crowded/packed with people which makes very long lines for the rides. They don't let you bring in food and they cannot accommodate the demands of the crowed so you end up standing over an hour in line to get a burger. And that's... More 

Thank mallya
Suisun City
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I decided on the fly to take my daughter and two younger cousins on Labor Day wkend. i expected it to be packed as it was a nice day and we were visiting a water park. What I did not expect was to have to pay for EVERY little thing and for it to be so expensive. I thought the... More 

Thank Courtney D
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We went on September 5, 2015. The reviews here made me nervous, but it wasn't so bad. I would go back. First, don't pay full price. Look for a discount online, you will find one. It's probably not worth $38 to go, but it is certainly worth $25. Like every theme park on the planet, it is easy to ride... More 

Thank sftraveler34
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

1. The customer service is very bad 2. he "No food" policy, i get it, but no snack no fruits, c'mon! So greedy. 3. Over crowded and cannot find a spot to put our stuff not asking for an umbrella or lounge that's absolutely out of question 4. The staff are not friendly and far away to from being helpful... More 

Thank Louie B
Roblin, Canada
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Showed up 1st thing in the morning (and they should open earlier by the way) and the lines were already terrible!!! Mostly because half the slides were closed. When a couple pays $70 for entry PLUS $10 for parking PLUS $10 for a locker... YOU EXPECT THEM TO AT LEAST HAVE THE RIDES OPEN! They also have a ride with... More 

Thank Kyla E
Aachen, Germany
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95 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Overall this waterpark is lacking in many aspects comparing to other water parks I have been to. First of all there are no changing rooms so you have to use the restrooms to change which is new to us. Secondly, the staff, mostly students at their summer jobs, is quite distant and keep the lines unnecessary long. Then there were... More 

Thank CWU
San Francisco
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671 reviews
311 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Park can't operate at full capacity. Ran out of lockers. 40 minute wait for lunch. Not enough floats for the slides. Filthy water in the lazy river (band aids). Filthy bathrooms. So much alcohol being sold that it took 20 minutes to purchase a simple diet Pepsi. Park is a disaster waiting to happen. The mix of heat, crowds, poor... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This review applies only to mid-week visits, especially later in the day!!! (I would never go on a weekend, and avoid Monday's and Fridays because of long lines) We live nearby, so it's great for my 10 year old. Season pass is reasonable so we can go anytime, sometimes for a full day and sometimes for a couple of hours.... More 

Thank Alissa L

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