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Raging Waves Waterpark

4000 N Bridge St, Yorkville, IL 60560-4400
+1 630-882-6575
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One of our happy places...

My sister lives in Yorkville, and we visit every year and spend a day at RW. Chilling in a cabana... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynne F
Best Water Park in the Midwest - Better than Disney and Closer to Home

Raging Waves is a true pleasure to visit. The park is the cleanest, best maintained and enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frank V
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Raging Waves is Illinois’ largest outdoor waterpark, located on more than 58 acres in Yorkville, Ill., 45 minutes west of the Chicago loop. Every summer, families visit this Aussie-themed, family-friendly waterpark, which features 26 water slides, 3 kiddie areas, a wave pool, a 1/4 mile long lazy river, 26 private cabanas, and more. Open in 2008, Raging Waves was named by USA Today as a top summer destination.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“wave pool” (65 reviews)
“season pass” (10 reviews)
“re entry” (5 reviews)
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4000 N Bridge St, Yorkville, IL 60560-4400
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+1 630-882-6575
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"children's area"
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"older kids"
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"whole family"
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"long line"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My sister lives in Yorkville, and we visit every year and spend a day at RW. Chilling in a cabana or on the lazy river, or thrilling to the slides - there's something new just about every year. Looking forward to our next visit in...More

Thank Lynne F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Raging Waves is a true pleasure to visit. The park is the cleanest, best maintained and enjoyable water park I have ever gone to. The staff is friendly and most of all there is so much to do for little ones and teens. There are...More

Thank Frank V
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We always try to make it here atleast 1 x a year!! Great family bonding time!!! Just pack a lunch and go back to ur car for lunch to save $ And check with ur bank to see if they sell them in your town!!...More

Thank Wendydes77
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

There's a hefty price tag for daily admission but we found the season pass to be the best route. Lockers are expensive to rent for the day so just best to leave valuables in your car. You can go out to parking area for lunch...More

2  Thank mmynatt
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great staff at this kid friendly water park. The cabanas are the way to go. We did the high up hut and loved it! We had a place where the kids could run around or nap without being in others way. It was right by...More

Thank kbursott
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Fourth time at RW, first time we rented a cabana. Always been a great day, however everyone agreed having a 'cabana' was awesome. Went with our 6 grandy's and had a super fun day. Clean, easy to park (free parking avail), not overly crowded and...More

2  Thank Rose V
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I only gave it 3 stars because we've spent many summers here with our years of season passes, but this was it for us! It's become too crowded! They give out way too many free passes and don't care about their loyal paying customers. How...More

1  Thank Sunni C
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Went labor day weekend 2016 on a Saturday and the lines were minimal. Not crowded at all and lots of rides. Spent hours there and could have stayed longer. Plenty of good rides/slides and nice size wave pool. Layout is nice as slides are in...More

Thank WizeGuyFromDaChi
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

We visited Raging Waves the week school started for some, which was the week before school started for my kids. We took advantage of the Family Fun Ultimate Advantage Package. For us, it was a good value. Me and my kids, and their friends, had...More

Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

If your child goes to the water park with a pass from their school, expect them to get harassed by the male manager and belittle your child if they accidentally bring their siblings pass by mistake. The adult manager actually told my kid she can...More

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kissthis4me
July 16, 2017|
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Response from rukkunudeen r | Reviewed this property |
Parking is adjacent to the water park, you can walk out and walk in anytime. So you can keep your food in the car. You can carry some snacks and water if you like inside the park. But the problem is you need to keep it... More
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Maria R
July 12, 2017|
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Response from JJPLovetotravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are!
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Elisabeth S
June 27, 2017|
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Response from JJPLovetotravel | Reviewed this property |
I was there today and it was pretty busy but I've never been on the 4th.
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