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Zoombezi Bay

10101 Riverside Drive, Powell, OH 43065
614 645 3550
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Powell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water Parks
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I've never been to a water park in my life that moved as slowly as Zoombezi Bay. Unless you bought a Fast Pass, you literally stood in lines that did not move as children and teens with Fast Passes zoomed past you, rode down the slide, ran back up past you, and rode down again. The only semi-nice part of... More

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We got the gold individual memberships this year for the first time. We have used it so much. The kids (3.5 and almost 2) love coming here. They are trying new things and learning to swim more. We are so glad we got the membership.

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Spent the day with the family and with two young grandchildren. Had a great time. The place was well kept. Staff was very polite and helpful. Food and drink cost was a little on the costly side. Overall I would suggest you giving it a try.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Thought it would be nice to buy season passes as part of kids christmas. Would have done just as good to throw money out window. Too busy all the time,, typical days are 7,000 plus people in the park. It is not worth the money to go wait with that many people in the park, its not big enough to... More

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Pacific NW
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My family and I visited Zoombezi Bay as part of a trip to the Columbus area so my son could attend a sports camp. We visited on a Sunday after we checked out of our hotel and before we had to catch a flight back to the west coast. Overall, Zoombezi Bay is very enjoyable (but it’s no Disney waterpark... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I fully admit we did not get into the waterpark. We bought advanced tickets, entered the zoo and spent the majority of the day in the zoo itself. Then my child threw up (interestingly only the lunch we'd bought her at the zoo....) and we chose not to visit the waterpark to spare everyone. However, we discovered that in order... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

There are so many slides there to pick from and a wavepool and also a lazy river! There is fun for everyone and it is a family friendly place. Also it is connected to the zoo so you can either go there first and then come to Zoombezi Bay or go to Zoombezi bay first then head on over to... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Zoombezi Bay is a water park connected to the World Class Columbus Zoo. It is a great attraction for the family. The park is clean and well maintained with good water rides and a pleasant environment. It is smaller and easier to get in and out of than some of Ohio's larger parks such as Cedar Point. Some of the... More

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Rochester, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Zoombezi Bay is part of the Columbus Zoo. What an incredible place to take the family. Waterslides, lazy river and wave pool. And then you've got the zoo. Our group ranged in age from 7 months old to 50+ and we ALL had an amazing day of true family fun and entertainment. They want you to buy their food but... More

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Visited with my nieces and nephews ranging in age from 4-16. There was something for all of them. They lived the remodeled Baboon Lagoon! The river is another favorite! And the wave pool too! I love how you can enjoy it all! I think next year we will rent one of this cabanas! They looked awesome!

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