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Address: 1314 N Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City, SD 57703
Phone Number: 18669284543
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark!...

Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and waterslides. The park is open year-round and is conveniently located right off I-90 on Elk Vale Road at Exit 61. WaTiki is connected to the Fairfield Inn & Suites and La Quinta Inn & Suites, which means we can accommodate every one in your pool party!

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We were not impressed with the Waterpark, the lazy river had more kids/adults running or swimming when the Rules clearly stated you MUST have a tube to be in there. My... read more

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3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sue W
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Fargo ND, United States
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Fargo ND, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not impressed with the Waterpark, the lazy river had more kids/adults running or swimming when the Rules clearly stated you MUST have a tube to be in there. My granddaughter was on a tube and was flipped over by kids chasing each other, luckily I was there to grab her. There was only One Lifeguard at the end... More 

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Thank Sue W
Fort Pierre
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there in the past and it is a lot of fun. My biggest complaint is the price we were charged. We were in the Hills on vacation, and after being out all day, our kids wanted to swim and go to Watiki. Got there about 2 hours before closing and was shocked that we still had to pay the... More 

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Thank theshootist93
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello there. Thank you for your time giving us a review. We apologize if our lifeguards did not reach their goals of providing excellent customer service to our guests. Rest assured I already reached out to everyone, especially the Supervisors to monitor these unacceptable actions in our part. We are really sorry for the unprofessional conduct of our employees, we... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New construction, Clean Facility. Nice restaurant. Fun for all ages. But geared for 10 and under. Must go if travelling with kids.

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Thank KRJain
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for your time giving us a feedback. Our employees love to hear that our customers enjoyed their stay, which gives us more strength and will to create the best possible indoor waterpark experience for our customers. We are all hoping you would come visit us again soon! More 

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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the water here. Kids would really love coming here. Was that crowed like most water places. I really liked the fact that it was indoor.

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Thank John O
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi John! Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. We like to hear that our customers enjoyed their stay. And yes our waterpark tends to get really busy on summer season, that is why we recently opened an extension for additional seating which is also connected to our new outside sun deck. Personally, I also liked the fact that... More 

Rosemount, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my seven year-old had a blast on the water slides. however, i was very unimpressed with the life guarding staff. most of them were completely uninterested in anything going on. those responsible for letting kids know when to "go" at the top of the slides randomly gave the "thumbs up" which led to pile ups in the pool. just keep... More 

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Thank emilybkr
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi Emily. Thank you for taking your time to give us a review. We apologize if we did not meet your expectation to our waterpark. There is no excuse if our lifeguards do not pay enough attention to our pools, we are so sorry if you had a bad experience with them. But rest assured we updated the rotation of... More 

London, England
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the La Quinta next door and the kids loved the water park after a long day of sight seeing in the Black Hills.

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1 Thank FamilyN
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi! We appreciate your feedback. Our staff love to hear that our customers had a wonderful time with our waterpark. Thank you very much, and we hope to see you guys again soon! More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled to the resort the end of June, arriving on a Saturday. It was quite busy during that day, but we had arranged a evenings as one of the two hotels connected to this resort and it was less crowded during the weekdays. There were visible staff present, warm fresh towels to use, a bar accessible in the resort... More 

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JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you very much for taking your time giving us a feedback. We are so thrilled to hear your story about your WaTiki Experience. Yes weekends are usually the busiest days of the week, even on non-summer days. We strive to create the best possible indoor waterpark experience for everyone, and so we are hoping you would visit... More 

valley city, United States
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not an expert on waterparks but this was included with the hotel stay. Everywhere there appeared to have fun and the facility was clean.

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Thank Gary P
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi Gary! Thank you for your feedback. Our staff loves to hear that our customers had fun! We hope to see you guys again soon! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only went to the water park and not the arcade. Our son is 12 and there just wasn't much for him to do. Only 2 of the 3 slides were fun to him and the lazy river is the smallest I've seen at a water park. The water basketball had so many little kids with floaters at it that... More 

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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all a huge thanks to our hotel for the tickets to watiki water park..otherwise it would've been 28$ I believe /person or at a discounted rate but still we were 7 so we all went in for free anyways it was awesome my teenage son and younger boys and my mom loved it. It wasn't too packed when... More 

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1 Thank Norma G
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark, responded to this review

Hi Norma. Thank you for taking your time giving us a feedback about your WaTiki Experience. We love hearing that our customers enjoyed their stay here. We are hoping to see you guys again soon! More 

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