Water Parks in Disney World are the perfect way to beat the heat. Walt Disney World Blizzard Beach water park and Typhoon Lagoon can both be found here.
Walt Disney World Blizzard Beach Water Park
Walt Disney World Blizzard Beach features one of the tallest and fastest water slides in the world. There are slides and rides for the whole family to enjoy.
Blizzard Beach Attractions
Chair Lift: Takes you to the top of Mount Gushmore. Height requirement of 32″.
Cross Country Creek: Lazy river circling the park.
Downhill Double Dipper: Water slide race on inner tubes for big kids. Height requirement of 48″.
Melt Away Bay: One-acre wave pool. Also, relax in the large beach area.
Runoff Rapids: Consists of three corkscrew tube slides. One is enclosed and dark. Your choice.
Ski Patrol Training Camp: For kids that are too old for Tike’s Peak. But not ready for the big water slides.
Slush Gusher: A 90-foot tall water slide. This one if for the big kids and is the top attraction for many. Height requirement of 48″.
Snow Stormers: Three mat slide flumes. Laying on your belly.
Summit Plummet: One of the fastest and tallest water slides in the country. Height requirement of 48″.
Teamboat Springs: Family raft ride down a winding river.
Tike’s Peak: Here’s where the little ones rule. Kid size version of Blizzard Beach. This attraction is for children under 48″.
Toboggan Racers: Up to 8 riders race for the finish using mats.
Optional Add Ons
What’s really cool if you can afford it is Polar Patios. Your own private retreat with a wooden deck and an umbrella for shade. Includes a cooler stocked with bottles of water, all-day drinking mugs, cushioned seating, towels for six, and your own locker. Plus, attendants are on hand. Yes, if you can swing it this is the way to go.
If you want reserved seating but don’t want to op for Polar Patios. There’s Lodge Umbrellas. You’ll have two reserved loungers, two beach chairs, and a table. Along with a beach umbrella and towels for a family of four.
Walt Disney World Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Walt Disney World Typhoon Lagoon water park features more attractions for the whole family. Of the water parks in Disney World, Typhoon Lagoon is more diverse than it’s sister, Blizzard Beach. More than water slides. There’s roller coaster slides lazy river, whitewater journey, and surfing. Yes, you can even learn how to surf!
Typhoon Lagoon Attractions
Castaway Creek: Wonderful half-mile lazy river. Great for all ages.
Crush ‘n’ Gusher: Three different roller coaster water slides to choose from. Wow! These are fun yet maybe too scary for some. Height requirement of 48″.
Gangplank Falls: 1 300 foot long family water slide. Holds up to four guests.
Humunga Kowabunga: Man you said it! Five-story drop, in the dark, on a side by side body slides. Ladies hold onto your bikini tops! Height requirement of 48″.
Keelhaul Falls: Travel down the mountain on a one-person tube. This is the mildest of the three Falls at Typhoon Lagoon.
Ketchakiddee Creek: Special water park for preschoolers and little children. This attraction is for children under 48″.
Mayday Falls: Wild single rider tube ride. This is the longest and most intense of the Falls raft rides.
Miss Adventure Falls: The longest raft ride in all of Disney’s water parks. This whitewater journey is a must.
Storm Slides: Three-body slides that whisk you down three stories through caves, waterfalls, and geysers.
Surf Pool: This is cool! It can produce up to 6-foot waves. Enjoy and take time to relax on the white sand beach. This is also where guests age eight and above can receive surf lessons for an additional charge. Reserve in advance.
Optional Add Ons
Beachcomber Shacks is your own private retreat on the sand. It has a wooden roof and cushioned chairs to relax out of the sun. Includes a cooler stocked with bottles of water, all-day drinking mugs, cushioned seating, towels for six, and your own locker. Plus, attendants are on hand for your needs. Yes, if you can afford it this is the way to relax at Typhoon Lagoon.
If you want reserved seating but can’t spring for a Beachcomber Shack. There’s Getaway Glen Umbrellas. You’ll have reserved two loungers, two beach chairs, and a table. Along with a beach umbrella and towels for a group of four.
Typhoon Lagoon Surf Lessons
For private lessons, experienced surfers can surf early in the morning before the park opens or after it closes. The 3-hour session includes 100 waves broken into sets of 25.
If it’s your first time surfing, no problem, Disney offers lessons. Lessons are taught by pros on select days early in the morning before the park opens.
Continental breakfast is included, along with digital photography so you can share your experience with those at home.
Disney H20 Glow Nights
It is the ultimate in glow parties. Held select evenings from May 30 to Aug. 24. Enjoy the limited time offer of unique food and drink choices.
Disney is bringing a DJ hosted dance party on the surf pool beach. You’ll find Toy Story themed touches including meet and greets with Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Jessie.
For the adults, there is The Wharf. Their adult partiers can enjoy drinks with their entertainment.
Be sure to reserve in advance.
Additional charges apply.
Need to Know
.In the winter, you are likely to find one of the two water parks in Disney World closed for refurbishment. Also, note, water parks are subject to weather closures.
Swimwear must be family appropriate. Swimwear also must not have any exposed metal of any sort. Diaper wearing children must wear swim diapers.