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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a little worried about going after hearing the waterpark was geared only toward big kids. Our kids are two and five. They had a blast. True there was a bunch they couldn't do but they never realized they were missing anything. We played a ton in the arcade too. The rooms were very comfortable and the fireplace was... More

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Harsens Island, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to several waterparks in Michigan. They are fun and close. We resisted Kalahari for years because of the cost and finally jumped in and booked a 4 day visit. WOW! Worth every penny and wish we would have visited earlier. The staff was excellent. The park had attractions from infant to adult. This waterpark kept two 15... More

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Monroe, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to come with the whole family which we have done a few times. This time us girls decided to do a night away. We enjoyed the hot tub and swim up bar. This is such a wonderful place to go as a family or just to get away. Thanks for a great night away we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The energy and fun at Kalahari is wonderful. It is a great winter getaway, especially when it is frigid and snowy outside. The rooms are oversized and ample for a family of 4 (or more if the kids are small and will share a pull-out). Kalahari offers very enticing specials all year round, so plan early and shop for a... More

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Chardon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were delighted to stay at this resort. Our room was extraordinary, the staff is very friendly, and the food is very good. Unfortunately Kalahari is undergoing major renovations which made navigating the entrance and paths to the restaurants difficult. Our meal was disrupted repeatedly by loud banging and drilling. No amount of music could cover it. For that, I... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to this resort for a cheerleading competition that was hosted there and it was awesome. I had so much fun. The staff were very friendly and I enjoyed the stay there. The water park was awesome even though I was not a slide person. The lazy rice was fun and huge. The rooms were a nice size.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went on a trip to kalahari with my friend and her parents. I was shocked to find that the african feel was so wonderfully themed. i even met some new friends who made the trip complte. Although there were a few downfalls i really enjoyed it. I don't get to experence the africa feel much so this was what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wondeful place to stay! Everything you need is right there. Never really had to leave to resort for anything. Wonderful staff. Very friendly. I don't recommend moving your vehicle if you want a decent parking spot.

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Hi Corina! We do like to say we have everything under one roof! Restaurants, spa, retail shops, arcades, hotel rooms, waterpark & even convention center all under one roof! We appreciate your compliments regarding our staff, thank you for taking the time to review us & we hope to see you again soon! More

Hermitage, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit pricey but very nice resort. Room was plenty large enough for 4 adults in the basic room. Be ready to walk if you get put in the sands resort side of facility. It's quite a walk to get to the waterpark. Admission includes waterpark and stay but be prepared to spend money on food and drinks. Went on... More

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Corina! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your room & found it to be large enough for four adults. I would like to suggest some of our packages for a future visit, many include food & beverage credit & even activities throughout the Resort! We do hope to have the opportunity to... More

Mayville, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loves going to Kalahari at least once a year, but we normally face some sort of problem. I would reccommend never going after a cheerleader or gymnsatics team has gone. They trash the rooms so bad and are very loud if you happen to have a room near theirs. We saw one poor made have to clean a... More

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, I am disappointed to hear about your recent visit with us. I have shared your review with our management team & our Waterpark Director would like the opportunity to connect directly with you. Please email me your contact info at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com . More

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  • Water park(130)
  • Wave pool(52)
  • Hot tub(37)
  • Very nice(36)
  • Great time(31)
  • Lazy river(25)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Hut rooms(13)
  • Friendly and helpful(12)
  • Cedar Point(11)

Additional Information about Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 884
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Also Known As:
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
Kalahari Hotel Ohio
Kalahari Waterpark Sandusky
Kalahari Resort Sandusky Oh
Kalahari Waterpark Hotel Sandusky
Kalahari Water Park
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Sandusky, Ohio

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