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3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-1697
+1 800-532-1286
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We went to Oktoberfest for the first time this year at Adventureland, and it was more fun than we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
Great Jolly Holiday Lights!(see pics)

Awesome time here! We came through on a Sunday evening in December 2017. We loved it. It took about... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
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Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark contain over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from thrilling circus acts and magic shows to live music and juggling - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year!
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“roller coaster” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-1697
+1 800-532-1286
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Oktoberfest for the first time this year at Adventureland, and it was more fun than we anticipated. Three different locations had live music while we were there and the food trucks were great. We plan to go again next year.

Thank leighann0576
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Awesome time here! We came through on a Sunday evening in December 2017. We loved it. It took about a half hour to get through the place. See pics. Friendly staff. Clean. Very family friendly. Worth every cent to get in. Gate cost is $20...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Great family destination for fun right here in Iowa. We go every year with a group outing and I have to say it is worth it to go. The rides are included in the price of admission. There's always something going on.

Thank mbug772017
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

They pretty decent sized amusement park that caters greatly to the local crowd. Cleaning fun with lots of great places to eat in some fantastic rides. People are friendly and place that’s a nice scenic to it. Good shows. Lots to do. Very inspired by...More

Thank StarReviews1
Reviewed October 6, 2017

An adventure for every personality Coaster lovers, spinners, families, foodies, and loungers rejoice in a park you can all enjoy together. Adrenaline junkies will head straight for the intimidating structure called the monster. This 2016 coaster is steep, fast, exhilarating, yet also smooth. The lap...More

2  Thank purplecicle
Reviewed October 5, 2017

I have been to most of the amusement parks in the United States of America in Canada I just don't know what to say to just never been there and I live maybe an hour away I hear tell it's good place to go maybe...More

1  Thank Jeff T
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time this year as in the previous 2 years. We did pay to watch the Hawkeyes play...$15 per person. Was extremely disappointed to see ppl taking advantage of the food. And even more disappointed when ppl were coming in after not paying...More

Thank Jeanette K
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Iowa's only amusement park. Doesn't change much, but one of the best new features is the addition of a waterpark. Unfortunately, despite it being a 90 degree day, the waterpark was closed. It was closed because it was scheduled to be closed, not because it...More

Thank pszvxvsD
Reviewed September 19, 2017

I have been visiting Adventureland for 3 decades. My family went here every single year while I was growing up. Whenever I make it back home we make a trip to Adventureland. It's such a great place for the whole family to let loose and...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Spent some time in Altoona recently and I had the time to visit Adventureland Park. This is a very nice family run park. It was very clean, the employees were extremely friendly and it was a very nice day spent enjoying the park. It is...More

Thank firedog1013
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Jayme S
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
Before you go, lookup Adventureland on Google. On the results it will show you in real time how busy it is with a bar chart. We have season passes and find it very helpful.
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
soda is fountain, water is bottle, they have a full bar you can get mixed drinks or cans of bear
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
Nope, just have to wait in line.