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I'm not sure who had more fun, me or the kids. I used to come here when I was 14.....fast forward... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BpH12312
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Ashburnham, Massachusetts
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worth it!

We bought season passes which is the best deal especially if you get it on black friday. This... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
skarlit13
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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No one packs more fun into a water park than Water Country! We’ve got over 26 acres of your kind of fun for the whole family. Then again, we are New England's Largest, Cleanest, Safest, and Friendliest Waterpark! With cabanas and picnic areas, Water...more
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2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 18, 2006

Went to Water Country on Sunday, 6/18/06 with 2 adults, two 5 year olds and a 7 year old. It was worth every penny. I recommend buying your tickets thru AAA or look for other discount options, as it can be steep at 32.00 per...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2010

My kids went close to the last day they were open paid full price and was told that the rides were closed and would reopen later to go get on another ride. After waiting two hours they finally got on a ride. When they went...More

22  Thank kbd59
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure who had more fun, me or the kids. I used to come here when I was 14.....fast forward many years and now my kids go. Has improved dramatically since my hay day. It's your typical water park. Slides,splash pool,food, etc... parking and...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We bought season passes which is the best deal especially if you get it on black friday. This summer was incredible hot and having the passes made it easy to go in whenever. We were able to go a few hrs in the morning or...More

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Love that you were able to visit often and get the most from your Season Passes - that's exactly what it's for! And you're right, those holiday savings just can't be beat! Keep an eye out for them again this year. We look forward to...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I don’t even know where to start. The parking was a complete mess, there was no structure. We should have turned around and gone home.. but the damn kids were excited! So we continued. Ahhh.. the enterance.. it made parking look like nothing. There are...More

Thank hsloan2018
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback. We’re sorry your visit wasn’t better! Hot weekends in the summer are a great time to cool off at the park, but they are definitely the busiest days of the season. Due to the heat and...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Everyone here has a really bad attitude. Customer service is not incorporated into their employee policy. I had a security guy jump in my face for no reason at all and my daughter was almost kicked out of the pool for not having her goggles...More

1  Thank Key6174
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Our sincere apologies your visit wasn't better! Would love to know more about the incidents that occurred so we can address it with the staff involved. Guest safety and customer service training are VERY important to us and something we stress the importance of continuously....More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Ok so I’ll preface the review with the fact that I’ve been going there every year for 25 years so I’ve seen what it was and how it’s changed. 1-don’t ever pay full price. Get tickets through AAA, Groupon or at the very least the...More

3  Thank amanda m
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

We love that you had a good day at Water Country! Understandably hot weekend days are busy. If you are looking for less people and shorter lines, we recommend visiting on a weekday or an overcast day. You will find an abundance of tubes and...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited last weekend with family and friends. The first problem is how they handle the huge lines before they open the gates at 10:30. There were only 2 people at the time doing bag checks for a very large crowd. Once you get past bag...More

2  Thank Kelsey S
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

We agree that you will typically see less people in the park and shorter lines if you visit during the week! We strive to keep the park as clean and organized as possible. If you find something that needs attention during your next visit please...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We've been coming here once or twice a summer for over 30 years and our kids and grandkids love it...the key for us is to arrive early, bring a picnic lunch, snacks and drinks in plastic containers...and to hit the different slides, pools, and play...More

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks for the review! We love that you’ve made Water Country a family tradition. It sounds like you are professional guests! :-) We can’t wait to see you and your family again!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Last year Water Country was perfect, this year not so. Every year my family buys season passes and comes at least 5 times. We show up around the time it opens and we go do most rides and leave. My biggest complaint this year is...More

5  Thank Katie C
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for all this feedback, Katie! We tried something new with parking this year in attempt to make getting in and out of the lots easier for guests - your points are appreciated! We hope you continue to include us in your summer plans.

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I am writing this from within the park on Sunday July 29th. The only thing this place does well is cramming too many people in! It’s ridiculous when two families pay almost $400 total to then have no chance of even one seat, to be...More

2  Thank Dave B
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Sorry your visit wasn't better. It was busy on Sunday - it was the 1st day in more than a week that didn't have rain in the forecast, so lots of people had the same idea to come enjoy a fun day in the sun....More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Not worth the money!! My children are three and six. My six year old could go on many rides but my three year old could only go to a few pool attractions. We paid the same amount for three year old as the six year...More

2  Thank Vermontmama25
Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for the feedback. The lifeguards are diligent in their role, but as you said, it's all for the sake of safety. We're always happy to help you plan a day and review which attractions each of your children can enjoy to ensure everyone's...More

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Keila R
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Danielle-WC | Property representative |
For safety reasons and to prevent damage of rides and we prohibit cut-off jeans, denim shorts, clothing/swimwear with metal rivets or spikes, metal fasteners or buckles, or belts. Some shorts may be acceptable.
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Sportychica
July 16, 2018|
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Depending on the day/weather of your visit, a rental cabana can be totally worth it. We have free picnic tables, lounge chairs, and Adirondack chairs located throughout the park that are available on a first come, first... More
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Carol C
July 2, 2018|
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Children under 13 years of age are not allowed at the Park without adult supervision. Regardless, we strongly suggest that minors under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. The park does not assume any... More
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