ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Indoor water parks in New Jersey have emerged as year-round destinations for family entertainment, with several major parks boasting record-breaking slides, surf simulators, and even luxury poolside cabanas.
Island Waterpark at Showboat in Atlantic City, a recently opened facility, offers a blend of indoor and outdoor attractions. The water park features 11 water slides, the Island Drift Lazy River, and a FlowRider surf simulator. Additionally, a 300-foot zipline adds to the mix of water-based entertainment.
Meanwhile, DreamWorks Water Park at American Dream in East Rutherford holds the title for the largest indoor water park in North America. Among its key features are multiple slides, private Skybox Suites, and a consistently maintained 81°F environment. Dining options such as the Burger Shack also add to the overall experience.
Big Kahuna’s Water Park in West Berlin offers an expansive 70,000-square-foot indoor space complete with a FlowRider surf simulator and Raging Rivers slide. During the summer, an additional 2-acre outdoor water park with a wave pool and Tiki Bar is available to guests.
Lastly, Montego Bay Resort in North Wildwood provides a more intimate water park experience. Located on the renowned Wildwood boardwalk, the resort offers a heated indoor pool, two water slides, and a Tiki Bar. Access to the park is exclusive to resort guests.
These indoor water parks collectively showcase New Jersey’s commitment to providing year-round entertainment options, thereby not limiting water-based activities to just the summer months. The growing popularity of these venues indicates a promising outlook for the state’s tourism and leisure industries.