We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1950 Waterworld Pkwy, Concord, CA 94520-2602
Phone Number: (925) 609-1364

Waterworld is located less than 30 minutes east of San Francisco in...

Waterworld is located less than 30 minutes east of San Francisco in Concord, Calif., Northern California's biggest and best water park experience with more than 30 world-class waterslides and attractions. From the region's largest wave pool and longest lazy river to heart-pounding waterslides and kid-friendly water adventures, there's something for every member of the family to enjoy. Private poolside cabanas are also available for daily rental making Waterworld California the perfect family vacation location that's affordable and close to home.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 74 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
  • 19
    Very good
  • 13
  • 10
  • 11
Really fun

This is a great waterpark. Good size with exciting rides. However, it is somewhat ageing and perhaps the attractions aren't as clean as could be. Can get very crowded with long... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016

Similar Things to Do in Concord

Add Photo Write a Review

74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 70: English reviews
Level Contributor
32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is a great waterpark. Good size with exciting rides. However, it is somewhat ageing and perhaps the attractions aren't as clean as could be. Can get very crowded with long queues especially during summer. Overall, fun for all the family especially those with children age 8+ and I would visit again. Annual pass is best deal.

Thank Reviewer813
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This is an awesome theme park. Perfect time of the year to enjoy the water theme park is summer. The levels of the difficulty for the ride range from simple to fun to risky . I love all of the rides in this tehem park. Never a dull moment with friends around.

Thank lianitoi
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Good size Nice layout, easy enough for kiddos not to get lost Slides are fun -- enough for all ages There are many options for kiddos 48 in and above Clean throughout Not crowded on August 9 The price of the annual pass is adequate On the day we were there, all slides were open All employees followed safety... More 

Thank EveryMinuteCounts
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I was expecting more from a California water park. Maybe we were just unlucky , but this place was pretty shoddy. Not many rides (compared to much cheaper places in Greece), the best ride "the Plunge" closed - which of course is not mentioned before you pay to get in, awful food facilities - and literally NO sun loungers... More 

1 Thank John B
Oakland, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Very disappointing - the lines for the big slides were so long (around 30 mins) that it sucked up our time. Plus, extra fees everywhere - parking, lockers, tubes. Plus, no outside food allowed. there is a "picnic area" for outside food which we made use of, but it was a pathetic afterthought... tucked at the far end of the... More 

1 Thank Mmixl
Level Contributor
74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Online ticket prices are reasonable, however add ons such as parking, food, rafts for the lazy river, and lockers. The price for a locker was so outrageous the adults took turns staying with our keys/phones and we didn't go on any slides as a family. Outside food is prohibited although one sealed bottle of water per person is allowed (any... More 

1 Thank travelequalsbliss
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Went there with my teenagers on Friday- and lots of what other reviewers said seem to be pretty much dead on. - we went on a very slow day- went later in the day but because it was a Friday and not very hot there were only about 1,500 there- and yet- finding a place to sit was still a... More 

Thank SFJEFF2015
Cologne, Germany
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

A couple have to pay 70$ for the entree, 14$ for parking and 20$ for a large locker. That's a rip-off. Regarding the crowded park, they offering additional tubes (but only for rental)... We're disappointed about that greedy behavior. For that what we've seen, never again! Sorry WaterPark rob some other people.

1 Thank BBlosczyk
Livermore, California
Level Contributor
38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Went a few weeks ago and overall had a really nice day. In fact we are planning to return, but there are definitely some things that could use changing. I should note that I always rent a cabana when I go to any water park. They are pricey, but I have a child and elderly parent with me so I... More 

2 Thank Dawn S
Concord, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

best place to swim in the hot summer of Concord. apply sun block often. enjoy the water slides and the whole water park.

Thank aldens737

Travelers who viewed Waterworld California also viewed


Been to Waterworld California? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Waterworld California staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?