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“Very nice place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Castaway Bay Waterpark

Castaway Bay Waterpark
2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870
419-627-2106
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Ranked #8 of 15 Attractions in Sandusky
Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: This resort features the largest indoor waterpark in Ohio.
Granger, Indiana
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Very nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Is not a huge waterpark, but is perfect for little kids, they enjoy a lot. The pool with waves is great. They also loved the arcade games. We will be willing to come back in a warmer weather. The price is very convenient, we got the family pack with some extras like free pizza, free meals for kids, painting shirts, free arcade cards... A very nice deal. The room was very clean.

Visited February 2013
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Cleveland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
57 attraction reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Fun Park, not overly crowded.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

After being turned away from Kalahari at 10am as day passes were sold out. We took my 11 year old son and friend here. The prices are almost half and they still have the wave pool, slides, water coaster and pools with basketball hoops and net to walk across, as well as the large play area with slides and big bucket that dumps water every few minutes. Everything was clean, didn't even spot a bandaid, and it was well staffed. Join the birthday club and you can get a free day pass. I didn't have my email but she gave us a card with a free slice of pizza, activity and $4 arcade card. Not as large as Kalahari, but not as crowded and overrun with unsupervised rowdy teenagers either. Food choices limited in the park, but more affordable than Kalahari. TJI Fridays at hotel as well as gift and coffee shop and restaurant for breakfast and dinner I think. Arrive early to avoid lines at front desk (only place to buy passes). Snoopy was roaming around in his PJ's greeting the little ones. Also a great little pool and slides for younger children as well. Plenty of life jackets available for them and plenty of towels. Lockers available for a fee, and showers in the locker/restrooms.

Visited March 2013
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Castaway 2 Day Mini Vacation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We arrived at 1:00 pm on March 10 and left on March 12 from the time we checked in to the time we left we had a great experience. I was concerned as some of the reviews were not positive. Once i arrived the staff at the desk were very pleasant, told us to go and enjoy the Waterpark until check-in time around 4:00pm (our room was ready around 3:00) We had the Tarpon Suite which we found to be very clean, the next day we enjoyed the breakfast buffet and the food was excellent from the eggs, bacon, biscuits and french toast. For dinner we ate at TGIF which is attached to the hotel lobby for convenience. As for the activities for the kids pricing was reasonable and just enough to keep the kids from getting bored. The Waterpark gave me a great sense of security for my 10 and 7 yr old grand-daughters. They could go from pool to slide and to the tube ride giving them a bit of independence. The only time we had to accompany them was in the hotub or the wave pool for the 7 yr old. There is a lifeguard posted in every water area and they measure to make sure they meet the height requirements or they must put on a life jacket. The snack shack in the pool area was ok but the kids loved it so that is all that counts for a mid afternoon snack. I was so pleased with our stay I am planning to go back next year. Our only complaint and the only reason i did not give it an excellent rating was due to the WIFI. It was slow when in the lobby and once in our room we could only connect sometime and enen then it was slow. So i would suggest a new IT guys for them to figure out why. Otherwise "Thank You Castaway Bay" for making our 1st trip to an indoor Waterpark as a Family a Very Pleasant experience and look forward to NEXT Year !!! Patti

Visited March 2013
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Parma
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“Lots of family fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Loved the price, $20 for day passes at Drug Mart! We had a blast and can't wait to go back. I will say that the food prices were a bit high.

Visited March 2013
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Nice hotel and close to attractions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Basic hotel but close to the fun. Has a walkway to TGI Fridays so no need to go outside to get to dinner. Nice basic hotel. We went with friends and no Kim so did not check out the waterpark this trip.

Visited September 2012
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