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Offering more than 20 rides with a 1950s Southern California theme, this water adventure park features single-rider high-speed slides, inner-tube slide flumes, a wave pool, lazy river rides and a children’s pool and activity area.
8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620-3200
+1 714-220-5200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a chill out day in our marathon tour of California. If was lively enough without being to boisterous. Food and drinks weren't bad although the prices could have been better. Had dealing with the customer service and they were excellent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Redgibo
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is one of the best water parks I have been to in awhile. The slides are awesome. The wait in the lines were not that bad. The concession food was good. Parking was a bit crowded but very organized. I would definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I had not been here for a few years and after entering the park, discovered that there has been changes in the park which have made it more geared towards children vs older kids and adults. I think I will try a different park the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Go784219
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We went to the water park and it was one of the only attraction parks we did attend in California. As someone who is not a major fan of rides and especially rides with water, I really enjoyed myself, its very child friendly, loads of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Haylie B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We went with a 3 & 5 year old. It was a good day out, the young man at the ticket office gave exceptional customer service when we had an issue with our tickets bought online. The rides were not as good as the Gold...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daisydoo
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The lazy (a.k.a. sunset) river is for all ages, particularly kids. If you bought a go-card, you can visit Knott's Berry Farm and the soak city on the same day.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Vishnu_Pendyala
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Love the water park! I don't do the big scarry water rides, I stick to the lazy river and wave pool. But i can see how the big water rides give the brave people big smiles!! Makes me thinks am on a vacation!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nabundes
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Take my kids to SOCAL Theme parks every year. Put Knotts on the agenda as I hadn’t been there for 20+ years. We booked multi park passes to do the water park and general park on the last day of the year it was open....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank H3661ZQjohnw
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This place is fun but quite honestly, it is a bit run down. The stairs going up to the slides are all rusted out and made me nervous to be on them. They were literally falling apart in some places. Just didnt seem very safe.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ajpierron
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Admission price is great. The rides have long lines in middle of summer (as is expected), but love that you can get in lazy river and cool off anytime. The large raft on water slide was my favorite- almost didn’t stand in hour long line...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Dana S
November 19, 2018|
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Response from MizKChandler | Reviewed this property |
Check their website, but get a cabana for sure!
July 28, 2018|
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Response from nhunteraz | Reviewed this property |
Not that I could find. Sorry!
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Response from SteveG4098 | Reviewed this property |
Soak City is a Great place for kids of all ages. There is a Lagoon area for your six and two year old. Plus the Lazy river is also a great treat. Its not to expensive to get in but food prices can be a bit much. But bring... More