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Not enough staff to cover the end of summer crowd

My family and I drove over 2 hours on a week day hoping to avoid some of the crowds. We waited in... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Amanda Z
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Peoria, Illinois, United States
Kendall's Splash Party

Every year my family goes to Wisconsin Dell's and we stay at Kalahari resort for 3 days and it's... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Maa-lah L
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Chicago, Illinois
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Raging Waves is Illinois’ largest outdoor waterpark, located on more than 58 acres in Yorkville, Ill., 45 minutes west of the Chicago loop. Every summer, families visit this Aussie-themed, family-friendly waterpark, which features 26 water slides, 3...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4000 N Bridge St, Yorkville, IL 60560-4400
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Every year my family goes to Wisconsin Dell's and we stay at Kalahari resort for 3 days and it's always nice. This year because Kalahari wasn't in the budget I looked on the internet to find a water park to go to that wasn't to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

I did my research and I am glad I followed the suggestions from the reviews. Got my tickets on Groupon. After checking the weather, we picked a day, packed a lunch with snacks and drinks in a cooler. We got there at 9:40AM (they open...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Ok we went last Sunday and while crowds were expected and fine they were seriously scrimping on staffing and overall experience: the toilets esp the ones next to the octopus fountain (if the operators are reading this) were a full on horror show. Also they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

My family and I drove over 2 hours on a week day hoping to avoid some of the crowds. We waited in line over an hour before we even got into the park. We were at the park for 5 hours and only rode 4...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I took two 15 year old, - two 13 year old and an 8 year old here for the day. We opted out of getting a cabana as they are pricy but found a nice shaded place by the wave pool. This was our meeting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

First, I do not usually write reviews unless something is so egregious and the events from Saturday and follow up today definitely “fit that bill”. I rented a cabana this past weekend for my family by the wave pool. We arrived early afternoon and upon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I’m so surprised that this place has received a single positive review that I’m convinced that the staff must be posting reviews to boost attendance. I haven’t been to a more disappointing Waterpark, ever! I wouldn’t return, not even for free. Totally overcrowded, huge wait...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Bought Adult fare tickets thru Groupon but they expired by 1 day earlier and was told I needed to pay full price with a credit for my Groupon purchase. I said I was a Senior and could I just trade it for the cheaper ticket...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

I visited Raging Waves in Yorkville, Illinois on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. I purchased (2) Groupons and thought that I would have a great time with my granddaughter. I believe she enjoyed herself to a certain extent but I feared that we would get sick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maritza V
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Raging Waves yesterday. The staff is very friendly, their facilities safe and clean, food options varied and even healthy options. While the Park was crowded we were able to find parking, and chaise seats. The lockers are great 2 sizes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LindaU276
June 28, 2018|
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Response from MikeFootball | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have two kiddie areas and are building a third play area right now.
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Parking is adjacent to the water park, you can walk out and walk in anytime. So you can keep your food in the car. You can carry some snacks and water if you like inside the park. But the problem is you need to keep it... More
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July 12, 2017|
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