Waterparks in JACKSONVILLE with kids

Who’s ready for some water fun!? Being in The Sunshine State…we certainly are! If you’re in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, Florida! You know you’re ready! 

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  • Summer Waves

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    (51 miles) Jekyll Island

    Summer Waves Water Park located on Jekyll Island with 11 acres of splashing summertime fun for the whole family! Nine exciting attractions including six water slides, wave pool, lazy river, splash ...

  • Wild Waters

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    (81 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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    (85 miles) Daytona Beach

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

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  • Kona Skateboard Park

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    (5 miles) Jacksonville

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

  • Adventure Landing

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    (7 miles) Jacksonville

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

  • Daytona Ice Arena

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    (90 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 ...

  • Tree Hill Nature Center

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    (4 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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    (5 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!

  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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    (52 miles) Jekyll Island

    An amazing sea turtle hospital where visitors may visit recovering patients and can also explore an interactive exhibition in Georgia!

  • Marineland

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    (53 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!

  • The Teaching Zoo

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    (65 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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    (88 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!

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

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    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 ...

  • Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

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    (1 miles) Jacksonville

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

  • Museum of Science and History MOSH

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    (1 miles) Jacksonville

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

  • Hands-on Childrens Museum

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    (6 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

  • Amelia Island Museum

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    (26 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 ...

  • Museum Of Arts And Sciences

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    (87 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 ...

  • EcoMotion Tours

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    (14 miles) Jacksonville

    EcoMotion Tours, in the Amelia Island-Jacksonville area, Fort George Island - is the only Segway tour of its kind - one that combines the fun, new sensation of riding a Segway with a special eco-tour ...

  • Diamond D Horse Stables

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    (19 miles) Jacksonville

    The beautiful 600 acre ranch is still a working horse and cattle ranch and a place where families and friends can go to enjoy a fun filled day of entertainment. Offering to the visitors: Horseback ...

  • Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory

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    (86 miles) Daytona Beach

    Free chocolate factory tours! One word...Yum!

  • Pump It Up Jacksonville

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    (9 miles) Jacksonville

    Great open play on hug inflatables in Jacksonville, with Glow Jump and Bounce N Bubbles - with a fun bubble machine!

  • Jumperz Fun Center

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    (16 miles) Orange Park

    14,000 sq feet of indoor fun in Jacksonville, with themed inflatables for kids ages 2 to 12 years, as well as paint ball and laser tag! Too much fun!

  • Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

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    (10 miles) Jacksonville

    Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.

  • Amelia Island State Park

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    (17 miles) Jacksonville

    An easy drive from Jacksonville, the park protects over 200 acres of unspoiled wilderness along the southern tip of Amelia Island. Beautiful beaches, salt marshes, and coastal maritime forests ...

  • Big Talbot Island State Park

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    (17 miles) Jacksonville

    Located on one of Northeast Florida's unique sea islands, Big Talbot Island State Park is primarily a natural preserve providing a premier location for nature study, bird-watching, and photography. ...

  • Anastasia State Park

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    (38 miles) Augustine

    Anastasia State Park welcomes hundreds of thousands visitors from all over the world to enjoy our natural and cultural treasures. At Anastasia you can enjoy camping, nature trails, beach time, water ...

  • Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

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    (39 miles) Folkston

    A wildlife preserve like no where else on earth! The Okenfenokee Swamp provides habitats for threatened and endangered wildlife, but is also a place for family fun with canoeing, wildlife viewing, ...

  • Big Shoals State Park

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    (64 miles) White Springs

    his park features the largest whitewater rapids in Florida. Limestone bluffs, towering 80 feet above the banks of the Suwannee River, afford outstanding vistas not found anywhere else in Florida. ...

  • Ichetucknee Springs State Park

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    (71 miles) Fort White

    Fun adventures in Florida nature with canoeing, kayaking, nature trails and swimming...just to scratch the surface!

  • Silver Springs

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    (81 miles) Silver Springs

    Silver Springs is a 350 acre nature theme park that surrounds the headwaters of the beautiful Silver River, the largest artesian spring formation in the world. Located 90 miles north of Orlando, just ...

  • Fanning Springs State Park

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    (92 miles) Fanning Springs

    Located on the Suwannee River, this inviting source of cool, clear water has attracted people for thousands of years. Great idea if you are looking for fun places to go with kids in Florida

  • St Simons Island Lighthouse

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    (58 miles) St Simons Island

    It's a fun and historic lighthouse attraction! Costumed characters, hands-on elements, and charming surroundings are all waiting for families at this traditional and historically significant working ...

  • Conners A Maize Ing Acres

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    (29 miles) Hilliard

    Conner's A-Maize-Ing Acres has everything to spend a perfect fun family day: Barnyard Animals, Pedal Carts, Duck Races, Cow Train, Hayride, Tube Slide and three miles corn maze. One of the many fun ...

  • Daytona Beach Boardwalk

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    (86 miles) Daytona Beach

    Great kids fun in Daytona Beach, with an amusement center, fun center, food, rides and family fun!