5 Local Water and Inflatable Parks to Check Out in Tampa Bay
TAMPA, Fla.—This summer is getting hotter by the day, so why not find a way to have fun in the sun while staying cool? Here are 5 water parks and inflatable courses to discover absolutely.
1. The Elevator Adventure Park
Location: 17362 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson
It is one of the largest inflatable water obstacle courses in Florida. Conquer the water park, learn to wakeboard on their state-of-the-art cable system, or simply paddle around the lake on a kayak or paddleboard. There’s something for everyone and it’s a great way to spend time out on the water. Tickets start around $20.
2. TradeWinds Island Resorts
Location: 5500 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach
TradeWinds Island Resorts offers a 15,750 square foot floating water park on the ocean, complete with a swing, slide and monkey bars. It costs $30 per hour to play and you don’t have to be a hotel guest to use it. From August, the inflatable course will only be open on Saturdays and Sundays until the water temperature drops below 75 degrees.
TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach | Taste and See Tampa Bay
3. Splash Harbor Water Park
Location: 399 2nd Street, Indian Rocks Beach
One of the best hidden gems for summer fun in Tampa Bay. This small water park offers the perfect stay with multiple water slides, a lazy river, splash areas, tasty food and delicious cocktails. It’s a great place to really feel like a kid again. Day passes are $30 on weekends.
Splash Harbor Water Park in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | giant adventure
4. Adventure Island
Location: 10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa
Adventure Island is a must in Tampa! They opened two new water attractions in May: Rapid’s Racer is the world’s first saucer-powered dueling water slide and Wahoo Remix lets you enjoy the waves of water and sound as you splash to the beat of this revamped attraction. Right now Adventure Island has a sale going on where you can get up to 50% off your park tickets, but you’ll need to act fast as this offer only lasts until July 31st.
5. MetroLagoons—Epperson and Southshore Bay
Locations: 31885 Overpass Rd, Wesley Chapel and 16881 Lagoon Shore Boulevard, Wimauma
MetroLagoons has two locations in Tampa Bay, one in Pasco County and the other in Hillsborough. These multi-acre lagoons are man-made pools with a waterslide, water obstacle course, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and more. Day passes start at $35 for adults and $25 for children.