1. Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Florida, USA
With 2 million visitors a year, Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World is the most visited water park in the world. The water park features surfing lessons in a wave pool and a man-made snorkeling reef with stingrays, leopard sharks and tropical fish.
2. Siam Park, Tenerife, SPAIN
The park’s most popular ride is the Tower of Power, on which riders plunge down a vertical drop before shooting through an aquarium filled with stingrays and sharks. This Thai-themed water park also offers surf lessons in the wave pool.
3. Aquaventure, Atlantis, BAHAMAS
The resort features speed slides that are built into a Mayan temple, a tunnel slide through a shark-filled lagoon and a mile-long river rapids ride.
4. Beach Park Water Park, Fortaleza, BRAZIL
If you go down the Insano ride you’ll travel 65mph, over 41 meters in four to five seconds. It covers 42 acres of land, making it the largest water park in South America.
5. Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, Texas, USA
Located in New Braunfels, Texas, the 65-acre water park features multiple Master Blaster water coasters, a wave machine and natural spring-fed tube slides.
6. Area 47, Innsbruck, AUSTRIA
This Austrian water park is located in an Alpine lake and has a water catapult. On dry land there’s a high-ropes course, bridge swing and climbing wall.
7. Tropical Islands, Brandenburg, GERMANY
The resort offers the world’s largest tropical indoor pool as well as the world’s largest indoor water park.
8. Wet’ n Wild, Florida, USA
Wet ‘n Wild has more multi-person rides than any other water park. They also have “The Wake Zone” which offers wake boarding and paddle boarding.
9. Wild Wadi, Dubai, UAE
The water park features eight Master Blaster water coasters, wave machines, a heated and cooled wave pool and one of the tallest and fastest free-fall water slides in the world.
10. Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World, Oxenford, AUSTRALIA
The water park features four AquaLoop slides, a wave machine, a half-pipe shuttle coaster and zip lines. The park remains open all year with all of the pools and slides heated during the winter months