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Surfari Joe's Indoor Wilderness Water Park

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Small things can mean everything.

Leadership is important in any business and it’s clear the water park doesn’t have a clear line of... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Ben K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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Small Waterpark(mostly for smaller kids)

Took a trip here last minute with 7 girls because our outdoor plans got cancelled. This water park... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
South Bend, Indiana
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  • Average12%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible29%
Jul 24, 2018
“Small things can mean everything.”
Jul 22, 2018
“Small Waterpark(mostly for smaller kids)”
Splash to your hearts' content with 18,000 square feet of indoor water park fun at Surfari Joe's in SW Michigan. Twirl and whirl on two extreme slides that funnel outside of the park landing you back inside with a big splash. Enjoy a relaxing ride...more
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8258 Arnt Boulevard, 140 & I-94 exit 41, Watervliet, MI 49089
+1 269-463-7946
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

We travel to MI a few times each year to visit family. We've always wanted to stop here for an overnight stay. I booked online through priceline. It was a very reasonable rate for a Monday night. We checked in at 10pm (we are on...More

1  Thank ashmaddie98
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very disappointed by the decline in this accommodations since our last visit. I don’t think the carpets have been cleaned since then. The staff is still friendly and tries to be helpful but maintenance is lacking. There is always cold water in dispensers available but...More

Thank Grammanator
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Leadership is important in any business and it’s clear the water park doesn’t have a clear line of management responsibility. The water was really warm for The kids which always makes for a great night. I hate cold pools. The rooms are really nice and...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Took a trip here last minute with 7 girls because our outdoor plans got cancelled. This water park is small that includes a small kid pool with large dump bucket. Small lazy river, two slides (one requires tubes but two people can go down, the...More

Thank smonroe13
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Where or where do I start??? First of all the workers there are terrible, I’m not even certain they could save my life if I was drowning! Rarely could we even find one while in the waterpark, just be prepared to swim at your own...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

this place used to be great. it's terrible now. not nearly enough tubes for everyone. when I asked the staff, they said they all got popped. no clean towels. they used to have lifeguards but now they have rude staff that pay no attention to...More

Thank tlkinney
Reviewed June 12, 2018

My family goes to Safari Joe's at least 6 times a year. we love taking my little cousins and my friends there. This is definitely a family area great for all ages. the watersides are so fun but that is not even the best part...More

3  Thank graceripley16
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This place really could be 5 stars with just a little more attention to details. With that said, the staff gets 5 stars for their friendliness & customer service. Renee at the front desk greeted us with a smile, an early check-in and lots of...More

Thank mamallama78
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I had hoped that the reviews were wrong about this place. No such luck! If you decide to try it out for yourself be sure to prepare for things to go wrong. Check in time was four, we arrived at 5:50 and our room wasn’t...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I will say that the kids had fun here, but from a parents perspective, it was a waste of money for what we got. The water pretty cold in the Lazy river, but the Pygmy pond was fairly warm. There were no tubes available, and...More

1  Thank 911jaime74
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Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
They have food available however, I wouldn't waste my money at all. It's not worth going as the water is freezing and you can't enjoy the experience! It was horrible.