Cities with contemporary attractions, ancient towns, beautiful medieval villages, lovely coastal towns, romantic palaces, nostalgic castles and a lot of architectural as well as archaeological heritages define Portugal. The place has mountains, rivers, and a vast coastline that adds up to its beauty. Portugal is one of the most popular tourist destination in Europe and relatively cheaper when compared to its nearby countries. Get ready to have a fun and frolic vacation with your family by exploring the funtastic water parks in Portugal.
Here we will cover the best water parks in Portugal for you and your loved ones to head over there and spend some quality time. We have covered the famous water park in Portugal, the Slide and Splash and have also covered about the water parks in Lisbon as well as the water parks in Faro. Take a look!
The Aqualand in Algarve is among Europe’s largest water parks. The park has a lot of interesting and huge rides, the biggest one is Kamikazee, which is about 36m high. The Anaconda is a nest of five wild slides. Bonzai Boggin is another ride that drops you 23m sliding across the pool below. The Mini Park has mini slides, giant crayons and shower in the shallow pool, suitable for kids. The adults also get to relax on the 270 meter Congo river while floating.
Location: EN 125, Sitio das Areias Silves, Alcantarilha
Timing: 10 am to 5/6 pm.
Entry fee: £29 for adults and £21 for children.
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2. Aquashow Family Fun Park
This is a vast park with a lot of rides and water attractions. The Wild Snake covered 16 meter circular ride is a favourite among the older kids. And those who need a little more of adrenaline they can head to the White Fall. Floating down the lazy river keeps a lot of the kids busy and this park has a lot of other activities like the Top Swing, Air Race, Aqua Fly and Water Coaster which are all very exciting and are sure to keep the kids involved. The parrots, birds, and reptile shows keep the rest of the people entertained.
Location: Estrada National 396, Semino 8123-303 Quarteira.
Timing: 10 am to 5/6 pm.
Entry fee: Starts at £14.30
3. Krazy World
The Krazy World is a theme park and a zoo and a water park as well. It is more of a whole family visit as its a fun place for the whole family. In the Amazon area, you will se crocodiles, lizards, turtles and snakes. In the following area, you will find camels, llamas and deer. The petting farm here allows the kids to get up close with the sheeps and goats, here they have the chance to have a real pony ride. There is a karting track, a mini golf course and a large swimming pool to take care of the adult entertainment and the bouncy castles along with the carnival rides can keep the smile glued to your child’s face.
Location: Estrada Algoz, Messines.
Timing: 10 am to 6 pm.
Entry fee: £16.95 for adults and £9.95.
4. Slide & Splash
The Slide and Splash are spread in a 16000+ acres area making it one of the best park in Europe. Slide & Splash is a must visit as there are too many rides and attractions for kids of all age group. The Kamikaze here is a 60 feet speed slides that are placed parallel to one another. When done try the inner tube that rides down the rapid river. Kids here love to spend time around the water spitting dragon. The restaurants, ice cream parlours, gift shops and first aid stands you will have a quality time and can spend all day long here.
Location: EN 125, Vale de Deus, Estombar Lagoa 8401-901
Timings: 10 am to 5/6 pm
Entry fee: £9
The Zoomarine in Guia is just a few kilometres from Albufeira. It is a full day fun place for the entire family. The live shows here include performances by sea lions, dolphins, birds of prey, seals, tropical birds and aerobatic divers. Do carry swimsuits as the Zoomarine also has a Beach Waterpark attraction which is pretty large, Sun Shades and rentals chairs are available here. The Baia dos Piratas is a tumble and rough and a rowdy aerobatic show. Zoomarine has free car parking, snack bars and restaurants, photo labs, shops, trolley rentals, first aid stations, wheel chairs, cash machines and several other amenities for your convenience.
These were among the best water parks in Portugal, in case you don’t make it to these ones we have listed several other water parks in Portugal.
Location: EN 125, KM 65, Guia 8201-864 Albufeira.
Timing: 10 am-6 pm.
Entry fee: £24
6. Aquaparque Teimoso
This is a family fun area as well. The place has thrilling curvy rides for the older ones and plum covered ones for the kids, shallow pools and water sprays make it fun for the kids. The Aquaparque is a part of the historic tavern and a hotel. The place is named after the owner, as it is said that he was very “teimoso”, stubborn.
Location: Avenida D. João II, Cabo Mondego, Figueira da Foz, Central Portugal.
Timing: 9 am to 5 pm.
Entry fee: £7 for children and £9 for adults.
7. Mariparque Water Park
This is an amusement park with soft slides, toboggans, spiralling slides(the snail) and many other water slides. There are swimming pools for both adults and children, there is a separate area for the little ones too with a lot of fun games and activities for them. The kids here love playing with Cristalina, the mascot of this water park. For older kids activities such as kayaking, archery, aqua ball, shooting, obstacle courses, mountain biking and many other activities are available. The Mariparque is located next to the Hotel Cristal Vieira Beach and Spa and Hotel Cristal Praia Resort and Spa, both in Praia da Vieira.
Location: Rua Doutor Antonio Luis Gomes, Vieira de Leiria, Marinha Grande.
Timing: 10 am to 7 pm.
Entry fee: £11
8. Parque Aquático De Amarante
This is the only water park in north Portugal. This water park in Portugal is situated 60 kms east of Porto. The water parks give you scenic views as it sits over the Tamega River. This is a full day attraction of wet and wild fun. The place includes Fast Slides with water rushing on the slides, multiple slides where you can race with one another, the snail that is not slow at all and the toboggan which is a long ride through the fast mountain and several tunnels. There is a waterfall park as well and a water based playground. Adults often have a fun time at the deep pool.
Location: Rua do Tâmega, Fregim. Amarante.
Timing: 10am to 7pm
Entry fee: £8.50
9. Park Aquatico Viseu
This is a sports complex with a lot of crazy water slides and thrilling rides that end up in the pool. The large communal pools here provide a lot of fun for everyone, especially in the summer. The kids can learn in the dedicated shallow pool.
Location: Complexo Desportivo Principe Perfeito, Cabanoes, Viseu.
Timing: 6 am to 5 pm.
Entry fee: £5
10. Vaga Splash Water Park
The Vaga Splash Water park near Vagos, Aveiro is a fun park that offers splashy, slipper cool water. There are three slides and three different pools. And for recreation, there are 20 bungalows. There are football pitches, pools, mini golf area, barbecue lawns and other spaces for relaxation and entertainment.
Location: Rua do Labrego, Gafanha da Boa Hora, Vagos, Aveiro.
Timing: 1pm to 6pm.
Entry fee: £7
Here is a list of the best water parks in Portugal where you can plan to head for a fun day with your family and friends. So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip to international and have an amazing trip with your family or friends.
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