The Best Must-Visit Water Parks in Kenya

Did you know Kenya is home to the largest waterpark in East and Central Africa?

While known for its vast wildlife and rich heritage, Kenya boasts a few waterparks. If you want somewhere to cool down from the harsh equatorial sun, you can visit the nearest water park for a deep and play with water.

The family-friendly water parks offer something for the whole family. You can enjoy high slides and wave pools while the kids play in the shallow pools and water sprays. They are also some of Kenya’s most budget-friendly places to visit.

In this blog, we discuss Kenya’s most thrilling water parks, features, and locations.

Waterparks in Kenya

Get your sunscreen, swimming costume, towel, and change of clothes, and enjoy a day in the following Kenyan water parks.

Splash Waterworld

If you want to escape the bustling Nairobi and enjoy the day in the water, visit Splash water world in Langata. The Nairobi water park offers something for everyone with its water slides and pools.

Explore the adrenaline-filled water slides and swimming pools and feel young at heart. The kids can use the toddler’s pool under supervision, while beginners can swim at the shallow end.

The park also offers something for those who don’t wish to get wet. You can ride a quad bike in the serene, secure location or visit the local gift shop. 

At Splash Waterworld, you enjoy a ‘splashtastic’ day! 

Wild Waters Waterpark

Huge, inclusive, scenic- that is Wild Waters Waterpark, the largest waterpark in East and Central Africa. This unique facility is home to various wet and dry rides for all ages. You can experience long and short water slides, depending on your preference.

If you are an adrenaline junkie, the spiral water slides and flume bowl will deliver, and if you want to relax, you can float on the lazy river. Meanwhile, children can explore the kid’s pool, playstation water slides, and the rain dance.

The facility also features amusements, air rides, and bumper cars. If you feel hungry, you can quench it in the many food courts serving local and intercontinental delicacies. As an adult, you can accompany them with a drink.

Wild Waters Water park is a great tourist attraction in Mombasa with something fun for the old and the young.

Aqua Park(PrideInn Paradise Resort)

If you are looking for a holiday resort with several water activities, Aqua park is the answer. The water park is part of the beach facing PrideInn Paradise Resort in Mombasa. The family-friendly facility is open to guests and serves the young and the old.

The Aqua Park hosts a  playground with water cannons, multi-level slippery slides, and climbing frames. You’ll also experience a massive 500 litres water bucket that regularly empties over guests below. What a huge splash!

If you wish to swim, you can access two swimming pools for adults and a kid’s pool area. The resort’s life-savers man both, so you can enjoy your time knowing you and the kids are safe. There is also a kids club with many daily activities, so you can enjoy some ‘alone time’ at the bar while the kids play with nannies.

Prideinn is also the perfect starting point to explore the beautiful Mombasa city.

Parks with Water Playgrounds

You can explore Kenyan parks with water playgrounds if you want a more budget-friendly water park experience. These are smaller and are usually suitable for children. Let’s look at some Kenyan parks with water playgrounds.

Garden City Water Park

Located in one of the popular Nairobi shopping malls, Garden City water park is the perfect destination for those who wish to mix shopping with fun. The mall houses a park with leisure activities to keep the kids entertained.

You’ll find all sorts of water fountains and sprays where children can play and cool down from the hot sun. They can also spend time on other activities like dry slides at the park. Later, you can shop and dine in the many restaurants in the mall before calling it a day.

Vipe Fun Park

Vipe Fun park has no huge water park but is one of Nairobi’s most popular weekend spots for families. It is located along the Thika Super Highway and has numerous children-oriented fun activities that let them freely explore.

The park offers a water playground with a swimming pool and a paddling pool where children can learn to swim and play with water. They can also enjoy several slides, merry-go-round rides, and mini roller coasters.

The adults can enjoy the numerous delicacies like the beloved Nyama Choma and catch up as the kids run around having fun.

NV Lunar Park

NV Lunar park has no water slides, sprays, and jets, but it is a good mention. The amusement park offers paddling ponds where children can ride small boats while playing with water. The Nairobi amusement park, adjacent to Railways Sports Club, houses several delights, including Lunar Twist, The Big Wheel, Quad Bikes, Bumper Cars, Flying Chains, Flying Cars, and many more.

Plan a Family ‘Splash Day’ out at a Kenyan Water Park

You’ve worked hard; now it’s time to relax and spend quality time with your kids. Plan a fun day playing with water under the scorching sun and make memories. Spend the day splashing in one of the various Kenyan water parks.

The family can enjoy the water slides, jets, and sprays. Ensure you carry your swimming costume, sunscreen, change clothes, and towel. We’d also love to hear about your experience.

If you want other fun family activities in Kenya, visit our Destinations Kenya blog for deals.


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