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Address: 2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
Phone Number: 603-427-1111
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No one packs more fun into a water park than Water Country! We’ve got over...

No one packs more fun into a water park than Water Country! We’ve got over 26 acres of your kind of fun for the whole family. Then again, we are New England's Largest, Cleanest, Safest, and Friendliest Waterpark! With cabanas and picnic areas, Water Country is the perfect place for your next birthday, party, family reunion, or group outing. Attractions like the all new Dr. Von Dark’s Tunnel Of Terror, Adventure River, and the Tahiti Tree House for children, ensure everyone has a good time at Water Country!

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Good for family

Took 5yo and 2yo for day trip on a Monday. Rented a cabana by the wave pool which I recommend (safe place to call base camp). Need a wrist band to enter the cabana area so it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kameron C
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Massachusetts
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Winchester, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes I think this is a great summer activity. BUT if you want to go there it is good, but I would definitely recommend the season's pass. You make your money back in three or four times. The lines are sometimes slow but that is normally on the weekends in the beginning and the end of the summer. We have... More 

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Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 5yo and 2yo for day trip on a Monday. Rented a cabana by the wave pool which I recommend (safe place to call base camp). Need a wrist band to enter the cabana area so it added a layer of safety. Three separate kids areas kept us busy and the kids were never bored. I recommend bringing food and... More 

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Thank Kameron C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday was the last day of summer vacation for my kids. So my family and another family's friends took a day off from work, to tried to enjoy quality time with our kids. We bought the tickets on Groupon and thought it was a decent deal for the quality at Water Country. We been here before and was not please... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would visit the park this past weekend, the last weekend in August. I have to say the rides were great, when we could get on them, that is. First of all, the operational hours are skimpy. Should open at 9. The line to get into the parking took forever--2 people checking parking passes were slow and inadequate.... More 

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1 Thank Jen H
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter won 5 tickets to water country through a summer reading program at the library. We only had to buy one ticket to get our family of six into the park. At $30 for a child under 48" , the price seems a bit steep. For comparison, we visited story land this summer as well, each ticket was $30,... More 

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Wenham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it had not been for the gulls we would have had a great time but they are everywhere. There are no signs telling people not to feed them so kids feed them which encourages more and more. One pooped on our towel and another on my swim suit while I was relaxing on the lounger - I had to... More 

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Thank ruthlizpaul
Franklin, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took 5 girls all 12 years old. They had a great time. Rented a cabana and for what I paid was disappointed. No shade provided in the afternoon. Such a hot day but would only do it with a cabana to keep away from the mobs of people. Felt like my belongings were safer. The speakers playing music were... More 

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Thank Mary P
Saco, Maine, United States
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72 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday, so the crowds were minimal, but I have to say the park is very nice. Well maintained, clean, the rides all seem well kept and are quite nice! The staff are friendly and it was easy to find seating in the shade. There are picnic areas, big benches, many slides that are well spread out.... More 

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Thank Erik K
Exeter, NH
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live locally and are season pass holders. In general, we have always enjoyed this park and feel it's got potential to get back to being great. Unfortunately, this summer it's taken a turn in the wrong direction. We were there this week and one of the family pools and two of the family slides were closed. Many of the... More 

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3 Thank weluv2trvlaround
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I've been here a few times over the years and feel like this is a decent little waterpark, especially for kids over 48 inches. I brought a 10 year old here a couple of weeks ago and she was able to go on all the rides (had she wanted to) and loved everything we did. I feel the slides have... More 

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