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7 Fantastic Water Parks In Georgia For Escaping The Heat This Summer

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7 Fantastic Water Parks In Georgia For Escaping The Heat This Summer

Make a splash at one of these incredible water parks on offer in Georgia

If the heat of the summer gets to much for you this summer, why don’t you visit one of Georgia’s awesome waterparks? If you’re looking for unbeatable thrills, the laziest rivers, or water parks that will definitely make a splash, Georgia has got you covered.

1. Six Flags White Water

Where: Marietta

This waterpark has been in Atlanta since 1984, taken over by Six Flags in 1999. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for intense waterslides, or some lounging time by the lazy river. White Water caters for everyone, making it the perfect water park for cooling off the entire family this summer. Make sure you race each other down Wahoo Racer (pictured above), especially if you’re competitive. Admission starts at $24.99 online.

2. Splash Island at Wild Adventures Theme Park

Where: Valdosta

Splash Island the perfect spot to cool down all summer long! There are awesome, thrilling water slides to please adrenaline junkies, or take it easy, by splashing out and reserving your own tropical oasis with one of their private cabanas or loungers. Advance online admission is $41.99 which includes entry to both Wild Adventures Theme Park and its waterpark inside. You can also purchase reasonably discounted multi-day passes to take full advantage of both experiences.

3. Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia

Where: Austell

Nestled in Six Flags Over Georgia is their very own waterpark, making it the second water park from Six Flags in Atlanta. Entry to the water park comes with general admission, so it’s two parks for the price of one! Take on the thrilling rollercoasters at the theme park in the morning, before cooling off in the midday sun at Hurricane Harbor. General admission for Six Flags Over Georgia is $29.99, which includes entry to Hurricane Harbor.

4. Helen Tubing & Waterpark

Where: Helen

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If you’re not a huge fan of thrill rides, then Helen’s Tubing & Water Park is for you! Their few waterslides are a fun addition to this institutional tubing experience. Float down the Chattahoochee River for a beautifully relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta. Ticket prices range from $12.99 to $24.99, depending on height and time of visit. If you like the sound of this, check out the link below for a four-hour float down Georgia’s iconic Chattahoochee River.

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5. Summer Waves Water Park

Where: Jekyll Island

The beautiful Jekyll Island is home to a charming water park that’s definitely worth the drive. Although there aren’t as many rides for adventurous thrill seekers, Summer Waves boasts a lazy river, splash zone & slides, plus an area for small kids making it perfect for families. Daily admission is $18, with booking strongly recommended.

6. Margaritaville Waterpark at Lanier Islands

Where: Lanier Islands

Margaritaville’s Waterpark at Lanier Islands is like spending a day in paradise. With a gorgeous swimming lake and several attractions, we’re very proud of Jimmy Buffet for this one. If you’re brave enough, try out the Black Out, a water slide in total darkness. To use the lake and swim in it, the cost is $10. Regular admission with all the attractions excluding the zipline, it’s $35/person.

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7. Splash In The Boro

Where: Statesboro

Nestled within Mill Creek Regional Park is Splash in the Boro Waterpark. With an awesome wave pool, surf rider, lazy river, slides, and more, you’ve got to check this out if you’re heading towards Statesboro this summer. There’s even a swimming dome for the winter months, if you fancy making a splash all year round. Online adult tickets are $17 per person.