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Address: 1314 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 877-545-2897
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and...
Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and waterslides. The park is open year-round and is conveniently located right off I-90 on Elk Vale Road at Exit 61. WaTiki is connected to the Fairfield Inn & Suites and La Quinta Inn & Suites, which means we can accommodate every one in your pool party!
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Not much to expect

Like others stated, small park with not much to offer. Barely OK if compared to Wisconsin Dells or similar. Price of $16 is not high though yet lockers fee is a whopping $7. OK... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Like others stated, small park with not much to offer. Barely OK if compared to Wisconsin Dells or similar. Price of $16 is not high though yet lockers fee is a whopping $7. OK to let the kids play but adults should stay in the nearby bar and watch from sidelines. Although intended for travelling crowd that stays in three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This waterpark is connected to at least 2 hotels, and it is indoor which makes this place open year round. For the best deals to get into the park, check out the various free travelers magazines or purchase the $20 coupon book found at Common Cents stores or stay at one of the hotels connected. If you just visit the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice short lazy river. Water slides not too scary so great for our 13 y/o daughter. Nice smaller area for younger ones. Huge hot tub. Nice warm pool to play basketball. Didn't seem to me that lifeguards enforced any rules. Big chain of teens in lazy river kept kicking people over.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Apparently we were spoiled with the parks in Wisconsin Dells. We expected a smaller scale, but not this much smaller considering it's "the largest waterpark in South Dakota.". The place was cramped and no available tables or even chairs to leave towels on (if you were lucky enough to find a clean towel as the bins were usually empty). It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Would have been 5 stars but two big issues were very hard to overlook! First, the anti slip texture on the stairs was so worn going up to the water slides , I had second thoughts about continuing up. It was slick. Second, the part you slide into felt very short, it was deep enough, but coming off of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Really warm inside for spectators. Not enough lifeguards for my taste. And sooooo expensive. We spent several hours here and the kids were happy, but I was unimpressed. The next evening were stopped at Spearfish at the Rec pool. For $6. A way better environment and more fun for the kids and adults.

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Lafayette IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

this may be good for smaller children but our 14 year old nephew got bored quickly.. there are 3 motels that feed into this so gets very crowdedl. Its ok

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We love this place! My kids have told me about how much fun they have here when they stay with my Mom. So we finally went to Watiki on our family vacation and had the time of our lives!

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Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This water park has activities for all ages. It was crazy and crowded on a Saturday but that is to be expected. I enjoyed the lazy river and 3 big water slides with my children. For convenience they offer lockers, a changing room and towels (but I recommend bringing your own since theirs weren't very absorbent). If you can find... More 

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Warner, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place was so fun for our family of four!! The staff is present, but not overly involved; however, they weren't slacking. They just didn't seem to be needed when I saw them. Our family favorite was the 'toilet slide!' We loved the lazy river. Not to float in, but to let the kids keep swimming laps. Way better than... More 

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Additional Information about Watiki Indoor Waterpark

Address: 1314 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 877-545-2897
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 22

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