The Legoland Water Park is a seasonal attraction that costs $20 for adults, $3 for those younger than age 3. In addition to the Legoland entrance ticket, this park rents both lockers and towels. It has a snack stand and gift shop. The water park is located at the far end of Legoland from its entrance. Because you can’t enjoy the water park without splashing around and getting wet, it is impractical to plan on going in and out of the water park to visit the various non–water park rides without drying off first. The Legoland water park is a remedy against the heat, but you’ll want to save it for the latter part of your Legoland visit.
Legoland Water Park Attractions
The water park includes a 1,000-foot-long canal with a gentle current; guests grab a large, clear inner tube that has been modified: The upper rim can accept snap-on, oversize, floating Lego bricks. Each tube becomes a personalized creation, with as many bricks as the rider wants to add. This revolutionizes the traditional lazy tube float: Each rider has his or her own work of art, which can be changed constantly. The concept is clever, but the path itself is short and under-themed (aside from a few spritzing statues) in comparison to lazy rivers in Orlando.
Touring Tips: Float down the river when you just want to cool off and relax for a while.
Duplo Splash Safari
The pool has a few gentle slides. Kids can turn the wheels on some happy-looking animal statues to squirt water, and a lifeguard stands in the water.
Touring Tips: Set the littlest ones here; height restrictions can prevent them from using other parts of the water park.
This bizarre, brilliantly colored, multistory structure holds fountains plus buckets of various sizes that fill and tip, unexpectedly, on the thrill seekers waiting below. There are slides of varying lengths and a wading pool too.
Touring tips: If your kids might be uncomfortable in the wave pool, this is the best bet for letting them enjoy some free-form playtime.
Lego Wave Pool
Mankind has been drawn to the oceans’ shoreline since thousands of years before someone thought we should wear swimsuits. This pool is both quite wide and has a gentle wave action—it can accommodate oodles of people, even those not quite ready to swim on their own. The water gets just about deep enough to swim in toward the walled end of the pool. Otherwise, you’re going to bob about.
Touring Tips: Most everyone will enjoy this pool, but the smallest (and presumably youngest) kids are not allowed in, so you might need to plan on how to divide and still chaperone your brood.
Riders climb to a 60-foot height, and then choose between one enclosed or two open waterslides to zip down. The legs may give out from the climbing before the sliding ceases to be fun.
Touring Tips: Another attraction that prohibits the smallest kids from taking part, so you ought to determine what to substitute for them.
Two people can fit in one of the rafts used to navigate the 375-foot-long, twisting, turning slides. The slides are enclosed part of the way and open part of the way. Because you’re zipping down within a closed tube part of the time, as well as navigating several turns, this set of slides offers a different sort of thrill.
Touring Tips: Unless you just want to float or swim against the wave-pool current, this is the water park’s top feature, so head here first.
For a description of all there is to see and do at Legoland, check out Beyond Disney: The Unofficial Guide to SeaWorld, Universal Orlando, & the Best of Central Florida by Bob Sehlinger and Seth Kubersky.
For more information on Legoland Water Park and opening hours visit the website.