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Knott's Soak City U.S.A.

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Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620-3200
Phone Number: 714-220-5200
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Offering more than 20 rides with a 1950s Southern California theme, this...

Offering more than 20 rides with a 1950s Southern California theme, this water adventure park features single-rider high-speed slides, inner-tube slide flumes, a wave pool, lazy river rides and a children’s pool and activity area.

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$37*
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Knott's Soak City General Admission Ticket
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$52*
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Soak City Admission with Transport from Anaheim

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Very crowded with limited services

I went to Soak City on a hot weekend day with my son and 5-year-old granddaughter. We got there a half hour after opening and all the chairs were taken/reserved and the shaded... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Soak City on a hot weekend day with my son and 5-year-old granddaughter. We got there a half hour after opening and all the chairs were taken/reserved and the shaded areas were all taken too, with very few spots on the ground left. There was a cute area for toddlers and great slides for 8 and over,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here with our 15 year old son and our 8 year old daughter. There is something for everyone, from a toddler to grown ups. The rides were fantastic, the place was clean and the staff friendly. The wave pool was good fun. You can definitely spend a whole day here and not be bored. Loved it.

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Thank Michelle B
Mexicali, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can spend a lot of time waiting for the main slides. There are not a lot of resting areas in the shadows at peak time. The pacific spin is the funniest for us, but the old man falls are also cool if you want speed. Food and other services are a bit expensive for what they serve, but overall... More 

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Thank Oscar Julio C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun but we almost passed out waiting in line for a slide. They need more shade for the lines.

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Thank Maisie_ott
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at this water park. I have a 10, 7, and 5 year old and there was something for all of them. We visited on a Saturday so it was busy but they kept the park clean. On busy days I would recommend renting a tube for the day so you can avoid standing in 2... More 

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Thank Jill R
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointing experience overall. $84 (with AAA discount) for one adult, one kid, and parking is ridiculously overpriced for what the park had to offer. Unfortunately my daughter is not over 42" yet and this left us with minimal options. The lazy river was ok, despite being crowded. The kids submarine area with the small slides was ok for a few... More 

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Thank Lupo2007
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Soak City is an amazing experience. They have great rides, snacking foods, and its reasonably priced. There are many different slides and rides to go on. If your not a huge fan of running around then you can spend your day relaxing in the lazy river. But don't get lazy now because soak city has more than just rides! Soak... More 

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Thank Kaylin O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not worth the money , we left in hour and half couldn't move, had t cue for inflatable then cue again t get on a slide, sunbeds cramped in an people dint care they wud take ur stuff off an park there bum!!!...food extortion, take flip flops floor burns!!! Restrooms disgusting someone took a number 2 in middle of the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do not allow you to bring in any food and then they sell you crappy expensive food. Over $10 for a beer in a cup and $30 for a crappy pizza. The water rides are fine but way to many people, lots of camps and little kids. The cabanas were filthy and the service was terrible. Not worth the... More 

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Hayward
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Soak city is a great place. They have cabanas and lots of water fun for young children and teenagers. It's family oriented and very pleasant. They have life guards everywhere the staff is friendly and very helpful. They also have lockers and showers and dressing rooms. My family and I had a blast! We felt very comfortable. The tide waves... More 

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