Wild Waves Theme & Water Park, Federal Way

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Two GREAT Parks. One LOW Price!

Wild Waves, Washington’s only combination theme and water park, offers classic thrill rides for the entire family plus the region’s best outdoor water park. Home to the giant Timberhawk Ride of Prey wooden coaster, Wild Waves Theme & Water Park is open seasonally from May to December, including Fright Fest and Holiday With Lights.
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Wild Waves Theme & Water Park Reviews
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  • We had A lot of fun at wild waves. The slides are very very good. We went on a Monday so the lines were not long. The water in all of the slides is formed. The old wooden roller coaster is also a grea...  more »
  • Its a 40 min drive from Bellevue / Redmond area. Even with average traffic on a sunny weekend, we have usually got to our destination in under 45 mins. Good value for money. even better with MS Prime....  more »
  • My husband has been asking to go to wild waves for the last 12 years of our marriage.. we visit Disneyland once a year and LOVE the rides and magic of Disney. I was hesitant to come here because of wi...  more »
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  • Fun place, great rides, an even better water park. Been going here since a kid. Always have an awesome time. Never a let down. They have Fright Fest during the fall, the water park for the summer, and rides for the spring. Good choice for a good time an close to everything in the Puget Sound area. It's only getting 4 stars though cuz it could be a little bigger. Still I would definitely recommend going.
  • We had the best time. We love this place. Great to ride some coasters in the am and hit the pools in the pm. Love it so much I would return any day of the week.
  • Not as bad as reviews make it sound. It makes me wonder if we're thinking of the same place. Wild Waves is great fun for the whole family. There is a large variety of rides for all ages, from gentle bouncing kangaroos to the whirring, spinning Ring of Fire. I do agree that the bathrooms could be cleaner, and the food is quite pricey for the mediocre quality of it, but if you change, eat, and use the bathroom before you come you should be fine. Lines get long and entry prices are rather expensive, but if you come frequently then you should consider a Season Pass, which will save you money and allow you to skip hour-long entry lines. The lines for rides are usually worth it, and the rides themselves are tons of fun. We are Season Pass holders and come several times a year, because it's not that long of a drive and the whole family enjoys it. I would not recommend going for Fright Fest or any of the out-of-season activities unless you can go in the summer as well or prefer the dry rides, like the roller coasters and swinging pirate ship. If you can't come often and want your one trip to include the full experience of the water slides and pools as well, wait until summer. Overall, the staff are friendly and the rides are fun, so despite the theme park's flaws I refuse to give it anything less than five stars.
  • Cute place to take the kids for a couple of hours of fun. Price was a little high for the Christmas lights, considering you can't stay out there very long because it's freezing. Park is very small and only a few big rides for the older kids and adults. All in all a nice place to visit. Definitely need a better variety of food and snacks.
  • The lights were so pretty! Took my teen boys here last night. We had fun! Lines for rides were minimal. They have hot chocolate and snacks, but also coffee.
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