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Adventure Island, Southend-on-Sea
(4.3/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
Serving up loads of excitement for visitors of all ages, Adventure Island features over 40 rides and attractions. Get your daily dose of adrenaline on the Rage Rollercoaster, which reaches speeds of 70 kph (43 mph) on a 361-m (1,184-ft) track, with three inversions and a 97-degree drop. Families looking for a tamer kind of entertainment can ride the Green Scream, designed to look like a crocodile, with no inversions and extremely gentle drops. Other attractions offered at the park include two golf courses, arcade games, bumper cars, go-karts, and a sea life adventure area. Lots of picnic tables are provided near the park’s food outlets, which serve a range of fast snacks and hearty meals. With our custom trip planner, Southend-on-Sea attractions like Adventure Island can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very disappointed absolutely no adult supervision in the rather large kids soft play area considering the kids ages range from toddlers to over ten years old there wasn't any adults inside to make sur...  more »
  • Went last year and couldn't recommend it highly enough. Not really as good this year, but still the best value for money around. Very Christmassy and the kids loved the rides and decorations. Massive ...  more »
  • Just have to say What a great day out at adventure island we had today to see father Christmas the staff and elfs where just fantastic it was a pleasure to spend time with such a good group of people ...  more »
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  • Great place for children 90cm or less and 115cm or more. Soft play, arcades and rides. Good value and the staff are very nice. The rides are a bit weather beaten but we love them still!
  • I've been going to this park for over twenty years in its many incarnations, now bringing my own children. There's a good variety of rides from tame trains for little ones to daring coasters for older thrillseekers! The young staff always surprise me with their enthusiasm and helpfulness. One of the best features of the park is completely free entry - you only pay to ride. This is great for those members of the family just having a day out. They're not ripped off for just entering the grounds like most other places. Ticket prices on the day can be expensive, but online prices are better. Consider an annual pass if you intend to make more than one trip - the 20% discount in food and drink adds up fast. A great day out with the backdrop of Southend-on-Sea. It is sited right on the seafront so bring a coat if it's a windy day!
  • We attend adventure island quite often as it's the nearest but by far cheapest theme park to us being in dartford. We love the fact you can pay as you go whether you fancy one ride or ten. If you do want to go on ten or more I'd recommend a band that enables you to go on as many rides as you want saving you money in the meantime. It doesn't stop there, with the park being right on the sea front your also entertained with great views, arcades and food.
  • Had an amazing evening visit. Love the half price wristbands from 6pm, especially as there were 6 of us! All of the staff we saw were incredibly enthusiastic, well-trained and made it even more fun to be there! Good selection of rides, even this seasoned roller coaster nut was happy, as were the less thrill seeking members of the party. 100% recommendation and will be back for sure!
  • Kids really enjoyed the day. Great rides. Most of the staff were excellent. Maybe take a packed lunch if you go. At the food outlet, the staff member pulled out a huge piece of gum from her mouth before speaking to me and proceeded to handle the food without washing her hands. I hope the food standards improve because this is a great family attraction.