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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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It was fun

It was a local water park by my hotel so we brought tickets at my hotel (knotts berry farm) and they were cheaper than online. The water park was a good day out but as its quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
DcVsMarvel
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a local water park by my hotel so we brought tickets at my hotel (knotts berry farm) and they were cheaper than online. The water park was a good day out but as its quite small and limited we only stayed for half a day. The food was quite expensive but the park was a good way to... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were astonished at the extortionate costs to hire lockers. This then meant that there were hundreds of sunbeds where everyone kept their stuff and were not available for anyone to actually use-ridiculous!

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Thank gabby c
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my 2 1/2 year old and she had a great time. I would recommend them putting bathrooms a little closer for parents and children to the water play for toddlers. More shade would be nice too over grass area.

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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank tanners47
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 August 22, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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