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Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove

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Address: 354 Great Meadows Road - Rt. 611, Hope, NJ 07844
Phone Number: (908) 459-9000
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So happy that we decided to take this day trip to end our summer vacation Only 45 minutes away. Beautiful day trip. Made our first stop the water park. So clean and lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
barbell1210
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Parsippany, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My parents took me when I was little and it's fabulous now! We went with my father, sisters, cousins, and nephew! It's mostly accommodating 9 and under, with small rides, kiddie pool, and Santa. But we all had a great time! The snacks are great, and all nut free - so no allergy worries! Santa was gone for a while,... More 

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Thank Daria V
Branchville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I've been here hundreds of time, most years I buy the annual pass, I live 20 - 25 minutes away. When I go with my grandchildren I don't bother to pack snacks, their prices are very reasonable - and they have amusement park foods! Pizza, hot dogs, ice slushes, ice cream (Hershey fabulous) - great coffee. They have homemade fabulous... More 

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Thank Dorothy H
Parsippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So happy that we decided to take this day trip to end our summer vacation Only 45 minutes away. Beautiful day trip. Made our first stop the water park. So clean and lots of lounges to hang out on!, kids had fun so did my husband and daughter!! Then we went over to food area where food was pretty good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is essentially two parts: a water park, which has slides and pools that are good for all ages, and a mini-amusement park, which anyone over the age of 7 would be hard pressed to enjoy. However, my 4 and 5 year old loved everything. If you have younger children you could easily make an entire day of this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow never heard of this place till TripAdvisor. This place is great for the younger crowd. I have kids 6 and 8 they had a ball. The water park was just fun enough and the rides were just enough. Not crowded no lines, we went on a Thursday. My complaint it they only except cash ATMs offered The gift shop... More 

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Thank Renee W
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is perfect for small and young children. A huge shallow (18 inches) water play area with Pirate Ship and lots of fun things for the little ones. The twins (3 1/2 yo) and older grandson (9 1/2 yo) had a blast. Also river tubing, water slides, rides, farm animals, train ride and lots of things we didn't get to... More 

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Thank ejm777
new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't expect a branded themepark experience because it is far from that. However, it's got all the basics covered for your toddler's amusement. Main pool with short slides and soft animals that a younger child can climb on was a hit. Place was loaded with benches so there's always place to sit on. The rides were old-style but still enjoyable.... More 

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Thank shellf1sh
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park is a great mix of a water park and amusement park and much cheaper than Sesame Place. my girls love the pirate ship wading pool SO MUCH FUN!! They even tried the lazy river this time, although my youngest was not a fan due to water shooting on you. I will have to admit I did not know... More 

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Thank violet_ryan
northern NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy, relaxed atmosphere, best for kids ages 3 to 6. Our four year old could go on every ride except one. Parents can accompany child on about half the rides. Only the ferris wheel had problems with wasps on some seats, and was very slow loading. Water park was large and inviting, but water was cold. Lazy river was terrific.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets make believe the place is not overpriced and overcrowded cause it is. Now lets make believe the place has anything worth seeing or doing, well it doesn't. Santa's house is a joke and the big show was a big flop with the most boring story. I suggest revamping the entire park to bring it out of the stone ages.... More 

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