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“Kids loved it” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kalahari Waterparks

Kalahari Waterparks
1305 Kalahari Drive, PO Box 590, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
877-253-5466
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Type: Water Parks
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Owner description: Rain or shine visitors can enjoy the wet and wild rides at the largest indoor water park in the United States.
Slinger, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Kids loved it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I got a deal on the web thru Living Social (I believe) which included room and waterpark for 6 and the amusement park for 4. If you are just paying outright I would not recommend paying for the amusement park. The ferris wheel is so small and slow and the indoor miniature golf is just not the same as playing outside. There is a ropes course but it was too scary for my 6 year old. The older kids zipped thru it no problem. There is bowling but that is an additional fee. We did not eat in the restaurants. When we got there, they had baby animals in the lobby with some young girls. Someone told me they are so docile because they drug them. Major turnoff. The room was fantastic and overall the kids had a blast. We went Mother's Day weekend so we were about a week to early for the outdoor waterpark but it looked like fun.

Visited August 2012
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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“too crowded”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

This place is too crowded, smaller than Wilderness resort parks, They should not let people who are not staying at the resort use the park for a fee, its unfair for the ones who are paying big money to stay there, needs a lot of improvement in service and cleanliness

Visited October 2011
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, September 13, 2012
Sorry to hear about your experience. Summer is one of the busiest times of the year, I apologize this had a negative impact on our stay with us. Being the 2nd largest Indoor Waterpark in America, (second to our other location) we strive to maintain safety, cleanliness and fun. I am discouraged to hear this was not your experience. I do want to note, if we are at certain capacity amounts, we close outside admissions down to the waterpark as well as allow specific times for our resort guests only. I hope you will give us another try and have a blast. Thank you for reaching out to us. Take care!
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Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“very upset”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

this place was terrible. OHIO was so much better. Very expensive for a drink. All kiddie rides. Very empty. Only thing was good was fully loaded nachos. I would never reccomend this place to anyone

Visited August 2012
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, September 5, 2012
Jess, I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. Being the 2nd largest indoor waterpark in the country (only 2nd to our Ohio property) I am discouraged that you thought it was empty. From the FlowRiders, to the roller-coaster waterslide to our newest slide, which plummet you near-vertical 60 feet, falling from a trap-door at 25 mph, I am surprised to hear the park described as "kiddie rides". Hope you will visit us again in Ohio and have a blast. Thank you for letting us know your thoughts and hopefully we will see you in Ohio soon.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Teens loved the waterpark”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We are staying off-site but the kids did the waterpark for the day today and they loved it! There was enough to keep them entertained all day. We met up with them for dinner at the Kalahari where the buffet food was so-so but the kids ate well ~ all the slides and water park games made them hungry and tired!

Visited August 2012
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, September 3, 2012
It was great to have everyone visit for the day. Thank you! Hopefully your next visit, we will have the privilege of you staying with us for the night. Great to hear the kids were all tired! Means they really lived it up and had a blast :) Take care and hope to see you again soon.
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“WE LOVE IT HERE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

This was the second time we were back here and we LOVE it. It's perfect for kids of all ages (our son is 2 and there is LOTS to do for him including numerous water slides perfect for his size, a kids lazy river and much more. We used both the inside and outside water parks and enjoyed them both. The rooms are so spacious and everything is clean. All staff is fantastic there and always so friendly and helpful. It's a bit more expensive than others but not by much and WELL WORTH every penny. They have so many ammenities there including a candy shop, great gift shops, and a variety of restaurants to choose from. We ate at the Italian restaurant for both the dinner and breakfast buffet and it was delicious; a great variety of food for everyone. We will be back and love every minute we're there.

Visited August 2012
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