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Address: 1007 US Hwy 98 E, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850 837 8319
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Description: This huge and constantly expanding water park has over 40 water...
This huge and constantly expanding water park has over 40 water attractions for sliding, splashing or just basking in the sun and, for night-time fun, miniature golf, go-kart tracks and several thrill rides.
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Great place for young and old. We were down for a school event and all of the teens loved the park.They spent the entire day at the Big Kanua and loved every minute of their visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Piggott, Arkansas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a great day at the water park. We took 2 teenages the day went and the had a ball we stayed around 5 hours and the time went by very fast we plan on going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I'm a lifeguard at big kahunas and I'm sorry but I don't believe half of the crap you're saying. Yes some of our rides were shut down but we were getting complaints after complaints and so we were trying to fix them now instead of waiting till the park closed so we could try to have them done for everybody... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had a BLAST!! Fun water rides, relaxing "lazy river". Good snacks. We loved it sooo much that we bought season passes!!

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The grandkids truly enjoyed this place. It was fun for all the family. Definitely a place to revisit.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great place for young and old. We were down for a school event and all of the teens loved the park.They spent the entire day at the Big Kanua and loved every minute of their visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I was very skeptical after reading reviews but ended up having a great time with my 6 y/o. We went on a Friday and didnt have to wait in any lines. Only 1 attraction was closed that I saw. Most of the employees were nice and attentive. Lifeguards were nice and took their job seriously. A few of the kiddie... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had lots of fun here. The park is bigger than it looks. The water could be a little cleaner. A lot of tree around the park so a lot of leaves, branches, and debri.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place was expensive! and once you're in you discover that many of the attractions were closed. The kids had a great time so that's really all that mattered. The food here is TERRIBLE! But, they do not allow outside food, so you are stuck eating the junk. I ordered the fish and chips and it was pure grease. Husband... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

$5 for parking and $40 per person was a shock! Pretty good variety of slides and splash pads and lazy rivers. Unfortunately not all of them were operational. Fairly crowded but the lines didn't take too long to work through. Lousy fair type food. I was pleasantly surprised to find out beer was available. Low rung stuff though: bud light,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

While we found it a little pricy, it was worth it. We had two 5 y/o and one 2 y/o with our group totaling 9. There was plenty for each age group. Place was well kept. Plenty of life guards and other personnel. Very happy we went.

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