Indoor Waterparks

by DiscoverOhio

Whether the weather outside is frightful or delightful, it's a balmy 84 degrees in Ohio's exciting indoor waterparks! What a great way to get the kids off the couch and out of the wintery blues than in a warm adventurous indoor waterpark.

With eight parks throughout Ohio offering unique combinations of waterslides, water rides, pools, full-service spas and more, kids will have a blast and parents can relax poolside or join in the fun.

Best of all, family-sized, comfortable hotel rooms are just steps away, making for a no-stress family getaway! Be sure to check with the waterpark resort for money saving packages that are great for your family.

While out and about at the resort, explore the areas surrounding the indoor waterpark as there are many family friendly museums, zoos and much more!


Tour Stops

  • CoCo Key Water Resort

    Wouldn't it be great to be able to get away to the tropical islands any time you want without having to leave Ohio? Now you can, at CoCo Key Water Resort, Ohio's Largest Indoor Water Resort. CoCo Key combines the relaxation and enchantment of the islands with the wild excitement of over 50,000-sq. ft. of indoor waterpark fun. Every day is a bright, sunny 84 degrees at CoCo Key, featuring a selection of signature attractions:

    Including an interactive adventure with slides for younger children, zero depth entry area and a huge bucket that dumps hundreds of gallons of water every few minutes. 

    A fast paced tube ride through the water island with splashy coconut surprises along the way.

    Enjoy video entertainment a whole new way: floating in your own tube in our waterpark!


    Giant whirlpools for a relaxing, sultry tropical experience. You can even get to the outdoor whirlpool via our swim-through passage.



    • Address: 2299 Cherry Valley Road
      Newark, Ohio 43055
    • Phone: Toll-Free: 8007888008
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  • CoCo Key Water Resort at the Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North

    Get away to the tropical islands without leaving Cincinnati at CoCo Key Water Resort! CoCo Key is Cincinnati’s only 50,000 sq. ft. indoor water park, complete with palm trees, splashes of bright colors, and a year-round 84 degree temperature. Join us for the day or stay for the night!

    • Address: 11320 Chester Rd.
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
    • Phone: Local Number: 513-771-2080
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  • Kalahari Resort

    The Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio is home to America's Largest Indoor Waterpark! Surf indoors 365 days a year or take on the Zip Coaster uphill water roller coaster.  We also take great pride in being Ohio's largest hotel and Convention Center Resort with over 900 guest rooms and suites, and 215,000 square feet of convention center space. Kalahari has a an award wining Spa, World class restaurants including The Reserve and Great Karoo, bars and lounges, retail shops and various activities that include Pottery Pizzazz, Black Light Mini-Golf, an arcade, arcade style bowling all inside!  Outdoors Kalahari has Safari Adventures animal zoo, open year around, an outdoor waterpark and Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, that features zip lines, a 3 story ropes course and two 32 foot tall climbing walls.

    • Address: 7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250)
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 4194337200
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  • Cedar Point's Castaway Bay

    Cedar Point's splash-filled Castaway Bay, with liquid fun and excitement for the whole family, is the best way to experience an island getaway close to home. With a tropical Caribbean theme, this lush indoor waterpark resort gives you the feeling you’ve just landed in paradise.

    Castaway Bay guests also enjoy getting into Cedar Point an hour early to challenge select rides, and big discounts on tickets to the World's Best Amusement Park!

    Our waterpark adventures thrill everyone: an awesome water coaster that shoots riders uphill; a 100,000-gallon pool with three-foot waves; 10 exhilarating water slides; an action-packed 80,000-gallon activity pool; a multi-story interactive play area, with a 1,000-gallon tipping bucket; a children’s play pool; and two 50-person whirlpool spas.

    Castaway Bay features 237 rooms and suites. A spa caters to guests with rejuvenating and relaxing services. The resort also offers great children’s activities with Snoopy; space for meetings, events; birthday parties; massive arcade; and restaurants. Castaway Bay is adjacent to T.G.I.Friday’s, a short drive from Cedar Point Amusement Park/Resort.  Packages including Cedar Point tickets are available. (Waterpark admission included for all overnight guests for the entire day of check-in through the entire day of check-out. Waterpark day passes available on limited dates.)

    • Address: 2001 Cleveland Road
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 4196272106
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  • Great Wolf Lodge - Cincinnati/Mason, OH

    The Great Wolf Lodge - Cincinnati/Mason, OH is a full-service year-round family destination resort featuring 401 northwoods themed guest suites, a huge indoor waterpark reserved exclusively for overnight guests and a 40,000 square foot Conference Center.The 79,000 square foot indoor waterpark boasts 12 waterslides, 6 pools (including a wave pool), a lazy river and adult and family whirlpools.  The resort also features restaurants, the MagiQuest live-action fantasy adventure game, adult and children’s spas, a confectionery brimming with homemade fudge and baked goodies, a gift emporium, an 18-hole mini-golf course (opening summer, 2008), a 100-game arcade, an animated Great Clock Tower, Starbucks, Pizza Hut Express and an outdoor pool (open seasonally).The Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center is an ideal venue for business meetings or family events with a menu which offers gourmet extravaganzas, outdoor barbecues, home-made meals and everything in-between. Flexible banquet and meeting rooms accommodate groups of 10-1,000 people and offer the perfect setting for every event.  

    Great Wolf Lodge is located in Mason, Ohio, adjacent to Kings Island Amusement Park.  For directions or detailed information about resort amenities, log on to  or call 1-800-913-WOLF (9653) today.

    Create your traditions at Great Wolf Lodge! 

    • Address: 2501 Great Wolf Drive
      Mason, Ohio 45040
    • Phone: Local Number: 5134598885
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  • Great Wolf Lodge - Sandusky

    Great Wolf Lodge is an all-suites, full-service, indoor waterpark resort built with families at the core of its concept.  In addition to the grand-scale indoor waterpark, notable amenities include:  family restaurants, a game arcade, gift shops, and Cub Club, our dedicated arts and crafts center for kids.  Our Lodge's Grand Lobby serves as the property's 'living room' where guests can gather in front of a roaring fireplace to experience activities such as nightly Story Time while watching the animated show of the Grand Clock Tower come to life. 

    The Great Wolf Lodge is located in Sandusky, just minutes from Cedar Point Amusement Park and beautiful Lake Erie on U.S. Route 250.  For reservations or additional information log onto our website at Click on Great Deals for discounts on lodging or call 800-641-9653.

    • Address: 4600 Milan Road
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 4196096000
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  • Comfort Inn Splash Harbor

    The Comfort Inn® Splash Harbor is home to the newly-opened Splash Harbor waterpark, featuring a 49-foot looping water slide, dumping buckets, shooting geysers, two hot tubs (one for adults and one for families), water basketball hoops, a floating raft and kid pool area. Up to four waterpark passes are included in all room rates.

    This Bellville hotel is the official hotel of the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, located just six miles away. Mansfield Motorsports Speedway and the Deer Ridge Golf Club are also nearby. There are a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy in the surrounding area like canoeing, boating and skiing at Mohican State Park and the Snow Trails Ski Resort. The hotel also features 32'' high-definition cable TV with HBO, SPEED and more.

    Additional points of interest include the Deer Ridge Championship Golf Course adjacent to the hotel, Pebble Creek Golf Course, Little Apple Golf Course, Snow Trails Ski Resort, Clearfork Ski Resort and Ohio State University at Mansfield. Be sure to enjoy traditional Amish cooking at the Der Dutchman Restaurant adjacent to the hotel.

    • Address: 855 Comfort Plaza
      Bellville, Ohio 44813
    • Phone: Local Number: 4198864000
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  • Holiday Inn Toledo-Maumee/Splash Bay Indoor Water

    The Toledo area's newest full service hotel and Indoor Waterpark! Fun activities for the entire family. Rocket down a series of waterslides, relax on a lazy river, and younger children have fun on our Ft. Meigs Tree House and kiddie pool.

    • Address: 1705 Tollgate Drive
      Maumee, Ohio 43537
    • Phone: Local Number: (419) 482-7777
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