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Address: 7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
Phone Number: +1 815-966-2442
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Magic Waters Waterpark is a family-friendly, outdoor water park with high...

Magic Waters Waterpark is a family-friendly, outdoor water park with high standards for safety, cleanliness, and friendly customer service. Magic Waters is conveniently located just off Interstate 90/39 in Rockford, Illinois, near the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin border, not far from the Chicago area. The waterpark is home to Illinois' largest wave pool, a 75-foot tall speed slide, and much more!

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I brought my family here for my 1 year old baby birthday and everyone enjoyed themselves. I liked that they had an area designated for toddlers to enjoy themselves

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Masheka N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my family here for my 1 year old baby birthday and everyone enjoyed themselves. I liked that they had an area designated for toddlers to enjoy themselves

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Thank Masheka N
Canton, Illinois
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I took my kids on a Monday, and it wasn't overly crowded. I purchased my tickets online for only $13 apiece. I am very pleased with the value for the amount of fun we had. We wheeled in our own full sized cooler with drinks and snacks, which saved me a ton of money (honestly would not been able to... More 

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1 Thank zack z
Janesville, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Coming from a dude who loves water, this place has been a disappointment every time I have visited. Dirty lazy river and wave pool. Very few attractions. $7 gets you a locker slightly larger than a cereal box. Go to Noah's Ark or Mt. Olympus if you're looking for a real waterpark experiene.

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1 Thank Justin Y
Palatine, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Ok, this was my first time at a waterpark. Now, it was nice, we could bring a cooler in, with food. The frist 2 hours, was great, played in the wavepool, went on a few slides. But then, the park was so crowed, that you couldn't hardly walk. Then, on top of that, the staff seemed overwellmed, and couldn't control... More 

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Thank Briantheriverrat
Blue Mound, Illinois
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have seen this waterpark many times traveling on I90 and have wanted to go. Finally we decided to go on a whim. First off, they were running a deal on park tickets online. They were only $13 a piece! So we decided to splurge and get a cabana for the day. We stayed in the Hawaiian Hideaway, which was... More 

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1 Thank Leslie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Great place to take the family! Tickets are expensive, but they offer discounted tickets early and late in the season to use any day. One day a week, this year it was Tuesday, they offer admission for $12. Although it's a good deal, try to stay away on discount day. It's SOOOO crowded and you'll spend most of your time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had children and teens we all had a blast minus the few weather complications it's was a good day

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Thank Chelsea K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

my friend and I took our kids to Magic waters for a day of fun and it was a pretty good time. I would only have to say that the prices are way over board! For one adult and a 7 year old it was $48! WHAT you can go to the bigger water parks in the dells for cheaper.... More 

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Sparta, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Spent the day here with my 2 granddaughters and a niece plus my 2 sisters. We were there on half price Tuesday, so it was really busy. We rode several of the water slides. The girls favorite thing was the wave pool. My favorite too! We enjoyed the lazy river also. You can take a cooler into the park. We... More 

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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

If in the Rockford area, it's a must go. Great rides, slides and eating areas. There was a great balance of activities for adults as well as very young kids. The lazy river was gray and the water temperature was amazing!

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