Waterparks in GAINESVILLE with kids

Who’s ready for some water fun!? Being in The Sunshine State…we certainly are! If you’re in Gainesville and looking for some fun things to do with kids, there are a host of water parks and water attractions which are perfect. You certainly won’t be short of places to visit to cool off with the family - no matter what the age. 

Each family friendly water park has its own unique features, attractions and activities that make it special to visit with children, and they range from the adventurous and WILD, to the charming and simple.

You can find waterslides that twist and turn, buckets that will soak you, lazy rivers to take it easy and even areas just for those little water babies in the family. 

Whether that gorgeous Florida sun has you searching for an outdoor adventure, or you prefer the indoor kind, there are PERFECT places to go for every family.

 So let’s get going and make a SPLASH in Gainesville, Florida! You know you’re ready! 

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  • Wild Waters

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    (34 miles) Ocala

    Florida water fun at Wild Waters, with water attractions for all ages. From slides to wave pools, cool off in The Sunshine State!

  • Daytona Lagoon

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    (84 miles) Daytona Beach

    Twists, slides, turns, and over 1 million gallons of water at this Daytona water park, great for the whole family!

  • Wet N Wild

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    (97 miles) Orlando

    30 acres of flumes, slides, sun and surf are waiting for YOU in Orlando with the classic Wet N Wild! Great family fun for the day in Florida!

  • WaterPlay At Zephyr Park

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    (99 miles) Zephyrhills

    A FREE entry 7,000-square-foot water playground with fun water features including jets and cannons!

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  • Adventure Landing

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    (54 miles) Jacksonville

    Florida fun for active kids at Adventure Landing, with Laser Tag, mini golf and speedway go-karts! Great family fun in Jacksonville!

  • Kona Skateboard Park

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    (65 miles) Jacksonville

    Skateboard fun at this Jacksonville skate park, with free skating, lessons, camps and birthday parties! Get those skateboards ready!

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

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    (85 miles) Clermont

    Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness ...

  • Daytona Ice Arena

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    (86 miles) South Daytona

    Daytona Ice Arena offers daily ice skating sessions with music and dancing lights! Enjoy weekend skates with live dj, playing fun games and giving away prizes! One of the many fun family places to ...

  • Semoran Skateway

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    (92 miles) Casselberry

    Roller skate on the finest maple wood floor in Florida! Main and beginners' floors available with full rentals, plus video games and refreshments.

  • A Kids Gym

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    (97 miles) Oviedo

    A large room filled with climbing equipment, parachutes, dozens of hoops, balls, cones and obstacle courses simple enough for a baby or a 2 year old but still a challenge for a 12 year old.

  • iFly Orlando

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    (97 miles) Orlando

    The flight experience of a lifetime where you can actually fly! We're not kidding!

  • Rebounderz of Orlando

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    (97 miles) Orlando

    A fun and bouncing world standard trampolining experience for kids - so why not spend your day staying active!

  • Trapeze Federation

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    (97 miles) Orlando

    Recreational flying trapeze classes offered to everyone ages 5 years +. No experience necessary. Learn to fly!

  • BOING Jump Center

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    (98 miles) Oviedo

    Experience fun and fitness at the same time! BOING! welcomes all ages, beginners to professional athletes to defy gravity on our Giant Trampoline Arenas! Whether you want to free jump, play dodgeball ...

  • The Teaching Zoo

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    (7 miles) Gainesville

    The Teaching Zoo is operated as a part of Santa Fe Colleges Zoo Animal Technology Program; it is the premier wild animal technology program in the United States. Supervised by the professional staff ...

  • Petting Zoo Ocala

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    (32 miles) Ocala

    A fun petting zoo for all ages with exotic animals and farm animals. Kids can also enjoy pony rides and even camel rides! Florida animals fun for the family!

  • Homosassa Wildlife Park

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    (61 miles) Homosassa

    Showcasing native Florida wildlife, including an underwater manatee observatory, plus a children's hands on education centre, daily encounter programs and a boat tour is included in your admission.

  • Tree Hill Nature Center

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    (65 miles) Jacksonville

    Hands-on educational programs in this Jacksonville Nature Center. 50 acres of ecosystems to explore, walking trails and a butterfly house.

  • Jacksonville Zoo

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    (66 miles) Jacksonville

    Zoo fun in Florida, with the only walking safari in NE Florida, a kid-friendly Play Park, ever-changing gardens and exhibits filled with 1,800 wonderful animals!

  • Marineland

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    (67 miles) Saint Augustine

    Amazing marine encounters in St. Augustine at the world's first oceanarium, with interactive programs, swimming with dolphins, and other beautiful marine life!

  • Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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    (83 miles) Sanford

    Nestled in lush tropical foliage, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens boasts over 400 animals, 23 acres of native gardens, animal encounters, train and carousel rides and ZOOM Air Adventures. ...

  • Giraffe Ranch

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    (84 miles) Dade City

    45 minutes north of Tampa is 47 rolling acres of countryside teeming with wildlife that kids can play with, feed, look at, and even ride! This wildlife preserve offers intimate safari expeditions for ...

  • Dade City's Wild Things

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    (89 miles) Dade City

    Embark on an adventure that will take you closer to amazing animals than ever before, with 22 acres of Florida animal fun!

  • Museum of Science and History MOSH

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    (61 miles) Jacksonville

    Fun hands-on activities and exhibits at this Museum of Science and History, inspiring and educating kids as they explore and discover!

  • Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

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    (61 miles) Jacksonville

    Free maritime fun and fascinating museum showcasing the intricate history of Jacksonville.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

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    (61 miles) Jacksonville

    MOCA Jacksonville offers top-quality programming for children and families. In addition to the interactive ArtExplorium Loft, every Sunday is Bank of America Family Free Sundays, where children and ...

  • Hands-on Childrens Museum

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    (63 miles) Jacksonville

    Amazing hands-on fun for kids aged 1 to 12 years, with interactive exhibits ready to teach kids as they have a great time! Fun indoor play in Jacksonville

  • Museum Of Arts And Sciences

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    (84 miles) Daytona Beach

    The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida preserve the 86,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 ...

  • Amelia Island Museum

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    (87 miles) Fernandina Beach

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to travel through time? Come for an unforgettable journey at the Amelia Island Museum of History. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're ...

  • Holy Land Experience

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    (96 miles) Orlando

    The Holy Land Experience is a beautiful, educational, and fun experience that offers kids a unique and interactive way to experience God and the bible.

  • Ripleys Believe It Or Not

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    (98 miles) Orlando

    An amazing museum that appears to be sinking into one of Florida's infamous sinkholes! Filled with oddities from all around the world...including shrunken heads and a spinning vortex!

  • Wild Adventures Theme Park

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    (95 miles) Valdosta

    With rides from the thrilling, to those kiddie rides and water attractions, this fun theme park even has amazing animal attractions too. Entertainment for the whole family at Wild Adventures Theme ...

  • Universal Studios

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    (96 miles) Orlando

    The iconic epitome of theme parks, they're bigger and better than ever with new additions including Hogsmeade!

  • Walt Disney World

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    (96 miles) Orlando

    A magical theme park with eight different lands, that hold over 40 attractions for kids of all ages, and the young at heart. A magical, unforgettable experience in Florida for kids and the family!

  • Fun Spot Action Park

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    (97 miles) Orlando

    Theme park fun in Orlando with coasters, go-karts, arcades, and even alligators! Snapping fun in Florida for kids!