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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
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+1 908-459-9000

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Great place for relaxing fun

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... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
northern NJ
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northern NJ
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

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 

Thank CJoynorthernNJ
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58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 

Thank aylin p
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Do not expect a fancy, fun-thriller day at this park. There are basic water park and amusement park rides for the kids. Teenagers would not really enjoy it - just do it for the kids. Do not buy their food as the quality is bad and price is not logical. Just see this amusement park as your local park, not... More 

Thank Alik Z
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The kids really enjoy the day on the water and on the rides. The food was not expensive definitely going back again.

Thank Jose H
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a great place to take younger children. I took a 6 and 7 year old and they loved it. We stayed the entire time it was opened. The only issue I had was not realizing you either had to pay cash or use a Discover Card. They did have a ATM conveniently located at entrance. We did go... More 

Thank Barbara D
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I went with my family for the first time and we had a very great time. If you have small kids they would enjoy it a lot. The employees are very nice, very welcoming park :)

Thank reverie k
Oradell, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a great trip to the Land of Make Believe. Our 2 & 4 year old absolutely loved it. The rides are fun and had no lines. The kids pool is a ton of fun for younger children. The best part was the tube rides. We went on a Monday and had no lines in the morning until 1pm.... More 

2 Thank samsstang2
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I went to the Land of Make Believe in early August with my 7 year old daughter. It is part water park, part carnival, part country fair and part bizarre. Water Park: There is a lazy river with both single tubes and double tubes. So perfect for parents to take their young children. There are a few tube slides -... More 

3 Thank PunkySunshine
Warwick, New York
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51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Great place for young children to enjoy a family outing. Enjoyed the rides that most of the children could ride and the water park. Plenty to do to make the day perfect including an interactive outdoor play. One price and you can play all day. Would suggest bringing food and drinks in coolers since it those items can be very... More 

1 Thank Sandra M
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98 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We didn't realize this place was so convenient or we would have gone sooner. It is terrific for children 3 to 8. We had a 23 month old and a 18 month old and they had fun but wore out quickly. They were free so it was no big deal. The place only takes discover card or cash so be... More 

1 Thank Arlene M

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