Families should make the trip to Virginia Beach, Virginia to enjoy one of the most fun waterparks in the United States. With an award-winning waterslide as well as a wide variety of family and child friendly slides and attractions, guests can happily stay all day and enjoy the water.
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The Ocean Breeze Waterpark opened with just three single mat slides and was the only waterpark that was in operation in the entire Virginia Beach area. It has since grown to include over 30 different waterslides and water based attractions and has plans to expand even further in the near future.
Bring a swimsuit and enjoy all of the attractions the waterpark has to offer, no matter how much or little guests enjoy adrenaline and adventure!
Adventure River - This fun and gentle water tube experience features natural feeling waves and a current that slowly propels guests of all ages (although those 48 inches and under are required to wear a life jacket and have adult supervision for safety) past waterfalls and tipping buckets. Over 1000 feet in total length and 15 feet in width, the entirety of Adventure River takes about 10 minutes to enjoy and both begins and finishes with a soft, sandy beach and a shallow, child friendly lagoon.
Waterslides and Rides - There are a wide variety of different waterslides and water ride experiences at the waterpark. From the activity pool to Jungle Falls, there is something for everyone, no matter their adventure level. Twist, turn, swirl, and slide down the many different water slides and rides. There is even an award-winning waterslide (the Earth Shaker) to check out! With drops from short heights to up to 50 feet, screams from this section of the waterpark can be heard throughout the rest of the park. Make sure to check height restrictions.
For Kids - For the little ones, there are other, less adventurous options for them to enjoy! Let them run through the water sprayers and tipping buckets at Hook’s Lagoon, explore the pirate ship at Buccaneer Bay and go on a smaller scale rafting adventure just their size at Little Amazon.
Runaway Bay - Filled with over one million gallons of water, the wave pool at the waterpark is always a guest favorite! A shallow beach leads to a play area, where the less adventurous can choose to say and the more adventurous can wade through to get to the waves! No tubes are allowed and all guests under 48 inches tall must wear a life jacket for safety.
Hugh Mongous - The waterpark’s mascot, created in 1977, is a giant, 11,000 pound, 45 foot tall monkey named Hugh Mongous! Guests can have their pictures taken with him and share it with the social media tag provided.
Guests should be aware that the park does close seasonally and should check all dates prior to a visit to the park.
One of the favorite special events held at the waterpark is the annual Wags ‘N Waves event that allows both dogs and their owners to enjoy the park at the end of the season. Tickets are available for purchase and allow any dogs that are up to date on their vaccinations (proof is required) and are well behaved to come and swim before the pool is drained. A waiver is required prior to entry as well. Cabanas will be available for rent during the event. A portion of the admission cost goes to an animal related charity.
The park is also available for rent for special events like birthday parties, corporate events, youth groups, and family reunions. Contact the park for availability and cost. All events include admission to the park and optional add-on dining options. Events must be reserved in advance and a deposit may be required. There may also be a minimum amount of attendees to reserve, although the park can host events of up to 4000 people at a time with the right amount of notice!
Shopping and Dining
There are plenty of souvenirs for purchase while at Ocean Breeze. Guests can check out the gift shop for sunglasses, towels, apparel, jewelry, and sunscreen! There is also a candy shop carrying candy apples, chocolate covered strawberries and jelly beans. For dining options while at the waterpark, there are a variety of options with sandwiches, pizza, salads, funnel cakes, and slushies (among many other choices).
Ocean Breeze Waterpark, 849 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA, 23451, Phone: 757-422-4444