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Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620-3200
Phone Number: +1 714-220-5200

Offering more than 20 rides with a 1950s Southern California theme, this...

Offering more than 20 rides with a 1950s Southern California theme, this water adventure park features single-rider high-speed slides, inner-tube slide flumes, a wave pool, lazy river rides and a children’s pool and activity area.

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USD 47.99*
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Knott's Soak City General Admission Ticket
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Sun summer place for the family on those hot days

Get here early, as the seats get taken up and then it is not much fun, or reserve a cabana. There can be long lines for the rides/slides on the weekend and on hot days.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, California
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Anaheim, California
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get here early, as the seats get taken up and then it is not much fun, or reserve a cabana. There can be long lines for the rides/slides on the weekend and on hot days.

Thank Troy-Wo
Norwalk, United States
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Took the grand sons ages 7, 5, and 3 to this water park earlier this summer. They had a blast! Spent a lot of time just splashing around and exploring. Took the oldest over to a couple of the more tame slides and he loved them as well. Stuff to do for all ages in a well controlled environment (... More 

Thank Gary I
Prescott, Arizona
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89 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

First time visiting. Really enjoyed that they had thrill rides for the adults. Was a little disappointed with the availability for things for 8-10 ranger kids. The kid area they did have for them was difficult for a parent to keep an eye on them. The food prices are also extreme in my opinion. The gate says no food but... More 

Thank Zoie B
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a wonderful day at this park. We combined the tickets for here and Knott's Berry Farm, so it worked out good value for money. Our five year old daughter absolutely loved this place and she even got on to some of the bigger slides, which she was thrilled about. We also hired a cabana, which was a welcome... More 

Thank Danielle M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It was a local water park by my hotel so we brought tickets at my hotel (knotts berry farm) and they were cheaper than online. The water park was a good day out but as its quite small and limited we only stayed for half a day. The food was quite expensive but the park was a good way to... More 

Thank DcVsMarvel
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38 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were astonished at the extortionate costs to hire lockers. This then meant that there were hundreds of sunbeds where everyone kept their stuff and were not available for anyone to actually use-ridiculous!

Thank gabby c
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I went with my 2 1/2 year old and she had a great time. I would recommend them putting bathrooms a little closer for parents and children to the water play for toddlers. More shade would be nice too over grass area.

Thank Michelle E
Seattle, WA
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104 reviews
49 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I went to Soak City on a hot weekend day with my son and 5-year-old granddaughter. We got there a half hour after opening and all the chairs were taken/reserved and the shaded areas were all taken too, with very few spots on the ground left. There was a cute area for toddlers and great slides for 8 and over,... More 

Thank tanners47
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68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were here with our 15 year old son and our 8 year old daughter. There is something for everyone, from a toddler to grown ups. The rides were fantastic, the place was clean and the staff friendly. The wave pool was good fun. You can definitely spend a whole day here and not be bored. Loved it.

Thank Michelle B
Mexicali, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

You can spend a lot of time waiting for the main slides. There are not a lot of resting areas in the shadows at peak time. The pacific spin is the funniest for us, but the old man falls are also cool if you want speed. Food and other services are a bit expensive for what they serve, but overall... More 

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