11 Water Parks in Sydney You Can’t Miss

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If you are looking for the best water parks in Sydney, then look no further! What better way to enjoy one of Australia’s best cities than by checking out these Sydney water parks that we know the kids (and maybe even the big kids) will love!

Water parks Sydney and surrounds are so good that you can easily spend a day enjoying the fun. We have covered the water parks in Sydney Australia, inflatable water parks, the best parks in Sydney for kids and indoor water park Sydney. Plus, we discovered accommodation with epic water parks as well.

We know that budgets can be tight, so we have included free water parks close by Sydney and open water parks all year round. Many water parks also let you bring along a picnic lunch, making it a cheap and fun day out! Just remember that it can be hot out there visiting waterparks Sydney, so make sure you protect yourself.

Water parks Sydney open to the public

Relax! We have found the best water parks for you that are worth adding to your list. Whether you are looking for water parks near me or water theme park Sydney, you will want to take a look at what we have found. After reading this, you will know when the water parks are open, to plan your holiday or just a fun day out.

1. Raging Waters

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If you were googling ‘wet n wild Sydney tickets’, ‘wet n wild opening hours Sydney’ or ‘wet n wild Sydney rides’ and drawing a blank, that’s because wetnwild Sydney has been renamed!
Raging Waters Sydney (formally known as Sydney Wet and Wild) is an epic day out. There are waterslides galore and all are rated as ‘soft’, ‘moderate’ or ‘intense’, making it easy to plan your day knowing what the kids want.

There are racing slides, junior slides, a dinosaur lagoon and even a splash pad and wave pool. Make the most of your time Sydney Raging Waters by hiring a cabana for your time there to relax and be protected from the sun.

Hint – worried about Raging Waters Sydney prices (or the old wet n wild Sydney prices)? Make sure you look at saving money with the family day pack or get unlimited entry with a season pass. What a great deal on Raging Water Sydney tickets!

Check out Raging Waters Sydney opening hours before you go so you can maximise your fun!

Take a look at Raging Waters Blacktown here.

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2. Steel Park Waterplay Park

The Steel Park Waterplay playground is a perfect summer escape if you want some water fun without a price tag. Located in Marrickville South, this water playground with fountains and sprinklers runs from October to April, 9am-6pm.

You can see their more detailed dates on their website here

3. Manly Waterworks

The Manly Waterworks is no place to miss if you’re looking for a fun activity in the school holidays, or even just a weekend. Located in Manly, this water play area is guaranteed to entertain.

You can see their opening hours and more details here.

4. Nurragingy Reserve

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Maybe you’re looking for a free waterpark near me? This is the one for you.

Free water parks are such a bonus for families – especially when you are on holidays. The Nurragingy Reserve in Blacktown is a free water park Sydney that is worth a visit. There is a partially shaded interactive water park that the kids can cool off in before exploring the rest of this parkland. There is free parking onsite as well as free BBQ’s, perfect for a family day out. You can also book a picnic shelter online.

Check out this Sydney water park here.

5. Blaxland Riverside Park

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The water park Sydney Olympic Park is called Blaxland Riverside Park and is a great destination for families because there is so much on offer. In addition to fantastic play equipment, they also have a massive outdoor water play area. There is a picnic area beside the water play area and BBQs are free. Bring along bikes or scooters to ride the cycle paths and tire the kids out more.

Hint – Take a look at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre if you are looking for indoor water play.

Read up on this water playground Sydney here.

6. Cables Wake Park and Cables Aqua Park

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If you are chasing water parks nearby Western Sydney, then take a look at Cables Wake Park and Cables Aqua Park.

Cables Aqua Park is an inflatable water park Sydney which has slides, runways and jumping pillows for all the family to enjoy. Cables Wake Park is a wake park that is perfect for experienced riders or beginners and offers 4 different cables to try.

Why not try something different at this water world Sydney? Click here for more.

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7. Dawson-Damer Park, Oran Park

Typing ‘cheap water parks near me’ can be a bit hit or miss, so we are here to tell you that you should just visit Dawson-Damer Park instead! (Water parks nearby suburbs can be tricky to find!)

One of the Camden Council parks, this park offers some fabulous attractions, including a water splash park, complete with tipping bucket, water fountains and more. This park is an inclusive park so has some great facilities including the ability to hire wet play wheelchairs.

Find out more about this inclusive park here.

8. Splash Water Park

If you are on holidays in the Hunter Region, you might be looking for water parks in Newcastle. Splash Water Park is a great way to entertain the kids. This inflatable water park is located just off the beach, is loads of fun and is a great way to wear everyone out. You must be 6 or older and be able to swim to play.

Check out all the inflatable action here.

Holiday parks with water parks in Sydney for guests

All parents know that family accommodation is better if you add water. Let’s face it, having a water park at your accommodation is such a bonus so take a look at what we have found.

9. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

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This resort is fantastic, offering a two story pink and purple water play structure for guests. Parents can relax on loungers beside the park while the kids dodge the 600L tipping bucket, use the water cannons and slide down the slides. The water park is heated all year round so there is no excuse not to book here!

Read up on Crowne Plaza here.

10. Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park

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This lakeside holiday park has a water park near Sydney and offers budget friendly accommodation in Sydney’s northern beaches. As far as fun water parks go, this one will be loved by the kids. A splash zone, fountains and miniature tipping buckets make this a great way to cool off.

Take a look at the park here.

11. BIG4 Easts Beach Kiama Holiday Park

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Just outside Sydney you will find a holiday park with beach frontage and one of the great kid water parks in the area. There is an ocean themed splash pad, as well as water slides and a multi level platform with a tipping bucket. Something for big and little kids!

Make sure you check out water parks open now before you go in case they are closed for maintenance.

Visit the website here.

Sydney water parks

North, south, east and west, you have now got a comprehensive list of the Sydney water parks that make for a splashing-ly good day out! Now all you have to do is pack your swimmers and go find that perfect ‘water park near me’ that you were looking for!

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Alex Mergler

Alex has been writing for his mum's website since he was 10 years old and now he runs his own website, Get Out with Kids. He attends high school and works part time at McDonald's. Born in the UK but growing up in Australia he has a passion for travel, and has visited more than 25 countries. He has a Cert III in Hospitality and holds the Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate. With this background he is well qualified to write the website's restaurant reviews and travel articles. When he grows up he aims to be a pilot and is currently studying for his Recreational Pilot License.

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