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Fun but Cold!

My family had fun at Castaway Bay, but we went in February and It was cold in the water. Bearable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeremy P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
good value. Fun water park

Adequate room. Has refrigerator but no freezer in it. has microwave No complimentary breakfast... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
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This resort features the largest indoor waterpark in Ohio.
2001 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-4403
+1 419-627-2106
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family had fun at Castaway Bay, but we went in February and It was cold in the water. Bearable for about and hour then it is just too cold. We froze much of the time, but had paid to much to give up. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Castaway Bay Saturday into Sunday this past weekend. It was very hard to find a place to park when we first got to the resort. We drove around several times before my husband dropped me off at the main entrance to check-in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I brought my 5 kids & one of their friends, ranging in age from 4-14. During check in they were understaffed & although I was 3rd in line, they waited on 3 more people before me. We had 2 adjoining rooms in the Starfish Area....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FosterMom1109
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my 2 year old for the day did her birthday, she loved it but it was cold! The entire time my husband, her and myself had goosebumps. We ended up only staying 2 hours because we couldn’t warm up unless we went in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank loribednarski
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

It’s just a smaller version of Kalahari and well worth the money. The waterpark is top notch and watch to do there. But the only complaint I have is their small children running down the halls at 2 o’clock in the morning, what are their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank gregmY8011IH
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

This place only gets a one star because I can’t give it a zero. When we got there the desk was slow and understaffed. After waiting 20 minutes to talk to someone, we were told our room wasn’t ready because it was still getting cleaned....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank dfchiro
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We booked our room at 2:00pm and knew checking wasn’t until 4pm. However, our room wasn’t ready until 6pm. When I got in the room i checked it over and was disgusted! There were dead bugs- not sure what they were- all along the perimeter...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jra2275
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my family have been to water parks before and usually there is a long line and it is confusing and congested… We literally almost walked up the street to the desk immediately, that was unexpected. So nice. The girl knew her job very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A great water park, not too large thst it's overwhelming. The slides are fun, there us plenty for younger kids to do as well. The breakfast buffet is full and tasty and the kids club is staffed by very friendly people!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amanda D
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Adequate room. Has refrigerator but no freezer in it. has microwave No complimentary breakfast. Well run and clean.

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 13, 2019|
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Response from SylviaMJ | Reviewed this property |
I will be going to Kalahiri this year. Castaway was a bit dingy for my liking.