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WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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The best day

Very fun water rides and slides. The team is very cautious and friendly. Good food good offer at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
migzwilson
via mobile
good for young kids

the place is small and just right for small kids/toddlers alike. highlights for adults/teeanagers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
with_a_smile08
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Santa Monica, California
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Grab your friends and family and come "slide in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and water-slides. The waterpark is open year-round and is conveniently located right off...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1314 N Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City, SD 57703-9588
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to swim in E. coli infested waters this place is for you. My wife and I wanted to enjoy a relaxing dip in a hot tub after a wonderful day traveling in the Black Hills, but when we saw several mothers with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun water rides and slides. The team is very cautious and friendly. Good food good offer at the bar. Will go back

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank migzwilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is small and just right for small kids/toddlers alike. highlights for adults/teeanagers were the big slides. only downside one of the slides, was there were people who were getting stuck in the circling whirlpool( I don't know how to call it) including us...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank with_a_smile08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 15 minutes my children were covered in dead small beetles from the pool. Then they found live and dead cockroaches. There was no real employee presence and they were out of towels. They were so disgusted and begged me to go.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jasonb100101
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jasonb100101, it is very unfortunate that you and your kids had to experience this. Due to the weather, the vast grass field at the back of the waterpark is filled with bugs and they are very attracted to light. The solution we have is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel attached to the Waterpark which offered a discounted rate for Waterpark passes and complimentary spectator passes. Had our hotel not offered this, we would not have been back. The good: Lots to do as the park has plenty of “attractions”...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 265marcyd
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 265marcyd and we appreciate your feedback. It is our utmost priority to make sure our guests are safe and well-taken care of. We use these reviews to improve our performance and to make sure our guests enjoyed their stay as well. We do have...More

Reviewed July 19, 2019

I guess I should be appreciative that the park exists to entertain that kids, but it's just not enjoyable for adults when its so busy. Maybe the hot tub could be off limits to kids or something. But, my niece loved the slides and lazy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sittOsmoA
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello sittOsmoA and thank you for your feedback. We take reviews very seriously and adapt for the changes that we may need to based on the majority of our guests. It is great to hear that your niece loved our slides and river. We have...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019

The water park is nice, not very large. They have life guards, however, the lifeguards are young and aren't very interested in enforcing the rules. When it is crowded, it is very chaotic and I have concerns for safety of small/not good swimmers. Doesn't seem...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank famworldtravelers
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi famworldtravelers and thank you for your review. Our waterpark tends to get packed during weekends so we have more staff on stand on those days and hours. Safety and cleanliness are our priority to provide our guests an awesome WaTiki experience. I will share...More

Reviewed July 15, 2019

If you ever wondered what a water park might look like after a zombie apocalypse then this is your place. There is no one working, no supervision, and the place is a mess and has no clean towels. Everything you do is at your own...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mike C
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike C thank you and we appreciate your feedback. We utilize all tools including our guests' reviews to improve our facility in every way possible. I have shared this review to our staff and maintenance team and discussed different ways to improve on these...More

Reviewed July 2, 2019

Let's start with the accommodation and friendly staff, no issues with them. Pizza was decent as well and wait staff friendly. Almost 60$ for an adult and 10 yr old, another 9.99 if you want to just sit and wait and watch PLUS another 8$...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anne_Pereira
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Anne_Pereira and thank you for your feedback. Our admission prices are higher because of the summer season. But we still offer Season Passes available for individual or family of 5 that gives our patrons the best deal they can get with unlimited use available...More

Reviewed June 30, 2019

I was already to travel to Hot Springs for a day at the pool, till I found this place. I am soooooo glad I did, It's not a large waterpark by anyones expectation who have visted a "Real" water park, but for a day in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank afzski
jmikereyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi afzski and thank you for your awesome review! Our staff strive hard to provide our guests the best WaTiki Experience they can get and we love to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay. Please visit our social media page and our website for...More

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karam198
July 24, 2019|
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Response from jmikereyes | Property representative |
Hello karam198. Starting Sep 3, offseason hours will be applied. Mon-Thu 4pm-9pm, Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat 8am-10pm, and Sun 8am-8pm. For more information pls visit our website or let me know if you need anything else.
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CLBC2019
February 8, 2019|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think you can go just to swim, you pay and get a wrist band to enter park.
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CLBC2019
February 8, 2019|
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Response from Jason S | Reviewed this property |
It was like $30 or so for a day pass unless you are staying at their hotel.
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