Top 3 Water Parks in Korea for Your Last-Minute Summer Escape

If you’re still looking for a last minute summer getaway, it’s not too late to take one.

For those who wish to soak up all the last summer fun, take the plunge at these top Korean water parks before the summer comes to an end!

1. Caribbean Bay

Caribbean Bay, situated next to Everland theme park in Yongin, is one of the most beloved water parks in Korea that offers a wide range of slides and tube rides with twists and turns at high speeds!

Being one of the most accessible water parks in Korea, it takes only around an hour to get to Caribbean Bay from the central Seoul. But since it is an extremely popular water park, it is best to reserve your tickets and a shuttle bus ride in advance to avoid disappointment.

Don’t have any idea what to ride at Caribbean Bay? Well, if speed is your thing, you should make a beeline for the notorious Mega Storm, where you will drop from the deck 36m above the ground and hit the speed of 50 kilometers per hour.

There are three death drops and surges in total – all in just 1 minute – and the final highlight of the ride is the 18-meter-wide funnel that gives you a zero gravity experience!

| Tip: Use Caribbean Bay Q-Pass, an express pass, for Megastorm. The Q-Pass allows you to access the express queue of Mega Storm and it comes in very handy during peak season and weekends.

Apart from thrilling rides like Tower Boomerang Go, Tower Raft and Aqua Loop to keep your adrenaline rush going, the water park also offers giant wave pools and various river ways, both indoor and outdoor. You can also to pamper yourself after long hours of splashing around at the Aquatic Center, which features a spa, a sauna, and a relaxing room with massage capsules.

For those who wish to visit the water park, be sure to take advantage of these Caribbean Bay Water Park’s discount tickets and shuttle bus packages.

2. Ocean World

Ocean World, Korea’s second-largest water park at Vivaldi Park Resort (one of the best ski resorts in Korea), features an ancient Egyptian theme with a large sphinx, pyramids, and a pharaoh.

From plenty of rides and slides at Ocean World Water Park to choose from, the world’s first 300m-long 2-seater tube slide called Monster Blaster is absolutely a must.

Next up on your must-ride list should be the Cairo Racing. It is an 8-seater mat slide where you can race with your friends as it measures times while you are sliding down.Ocean World Water Park, located in Hongcheon County, Gangwon Province, is around 3 hours away from Seoul by car, which is close enough for a day trip.

If you want to take away the hassle out of your trip, you may want to opt for this Ocean World ticket and shuttle bus package. Or if you want to splash around more, spend a night at the Vivaldi Park Resort!

3. Woongjin Playdoci

Don’t let your kids miss out on summer fun. Head to Woongjin Playdoci, one of the most family-friendly theme park, in Bucheon, southwest of Seoul!

Famous for offering various sporting facilities all year round, the theme park features a water park called Waterdoci and a snow park called Snowdoci.

While the Waterdoci offers a variety of kids-friendly water slides and pools for children, there are also luxurious spas, both indoor and outdoor for parents to enjoy.

You can opt for a fascinating winter sports experience (even in the summer!) at the Snowdoci, which gives you another reason to visit the theme park. This unique indoor snow park features a world-class indoor slope where you can enjoy skiing or snowboarding and a huge lane the snow tubing!

Now, if you are interested in visiting Woongjin Playdoci with your family, save on your tickets via, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop.

To get to Woongjin Playdoci from Seoul, you can simply take the subway and go to Samsan Gymnasium Station (Subway Line No. 7). The theme park can be reached within a 10-minute walking distance from the subway station.

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