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3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009-2642
+1 800-532-1286
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A fun place, was threatening to rain, so there were no crowds, no waiting in lines, a perfect... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Adventure Bay is a YAY

We spent most of the time at the water park. Plenty of room to swim and play. No long wait lines... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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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!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009-2642
+1 800-532-1286
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fun place, was threatening to rain, so there were no crowds, no waiting in lines, a perfect cloudy (not hot) day. Funnel cake was awesome. Has all the "exotic" foods that amusement parks usually have. Park was very clean & people were very friendly.

Thank jwpw81
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent most of the time at the water park. Plenty of room to swim and play. No long wait lines for water slides. The water slides were so much fun as they had a good selection of unique slides. Floats were made available for...More

Thank tmolcyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a cabana over a month out - was sent the email notification two days prior as a reminder...but when we got there we were informed that we had cancelled our reservation. They stated that we must have somehow cancelled it through their email....More

Thank e_swanson86
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited AL many times over years and generally enjoy the park. You get both the amusement & water park with your paid ticket, so it's hard to complain too much. Just a couple of things to be aware of.....you don't get to choose...More

Thank Roo R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park has all to offer with waterpark and amusement park all in one. You pay one fee and it's open from 10 to 10. If you can't find something to do with the kids here something is wrong. Way cheaper than going to any...More

Thank Boatking K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Monster--yes, it was one of the scariest rides in the United States. Besides that, the Dragon is pretty cool and their is a ride called Splashdown!! Great family place!!

Thank anderson213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have 3 kids (age 7, 9 and 35+) and everyone loved it! My kids were able to ride almost everything, and the park was just the right size for a 1 day visit (we did not even go to the Water Park).

Thank krystlej2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my 10-year old and my 15-year old here on a Friday at the end of July. We arrived an hour after the park opened. There was no line when entering the parking lot. We got a decent parking space with an easy walk...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the first weekend of August with our younger children ages 3-5. The park was full of rides that accommodate this age group so they were busy all day. Food prices were reasonable and less than some other major theme parks. The cost to...More

Thank marybY7122MG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of the 4 roller coasters were out of commission most of the day. Saw at least 4 other rides were down. Lines were longer with limited rafts/cars being used on rides. Stood in line over an hour for a raft ride. Monster roller coaster...More

Thank Joel H
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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.