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Water Country

2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
+1 603-427-1111
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Fun, Crowded

I used to have a tradition of going to water country as a young kid with one of my friends, and I... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
saestes
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Ogunquit, Maine
Nice waterpark

Water country is a nice water park to visit for not being too expensive. The rides do not seem to... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
gcd075
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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No one packs more fun into a water park than Water Country! We’ve got over 26 acres of your kind of fun for the whole family. Then again, we are New England's Largest, Cleanest, Safest, and Friendliest Waterpark! With cabanas and picnic areas, Water Country is the perfect place for your next birthday, party, family reunion, or group outing. Attractions like the all new Dr. Von Dark’s Tunnel Of Terror, Adventure River, and the Tahiti Tree House for children, ensure everyone has a good time at Water Country!
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“life jackets” (11 reviews)
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2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
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+1 603-427-1111
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I used to have a tradition of going to water country as a young kid with one of my friends, and I remember having a lot of fun. There are lots of different slides, rides, parks, pools, etc. which is great for kids. At the...More

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share a review! We do have discounted group rates available online, and they're a big savings off of the gate price! Take a look and don't hesitate to reach out if we can help plan a discounted outing for...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Water country is a nice water park to visit for not being too expensive. The rides do not seem to be changing, however, it is still a nice place to cool off.

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share a review! We're always working to improve the park and your experience. Hope to see you again this season!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have done it twice so far. The first time we went during the week, the second time was on a weekend. The park is clean and the water is nice. I think for the amount of money for a ticket though, it kind of...More

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share a review! You probably noticed the crowds are smaller on a weekday. Insider secret, come on a cloudy day. Not as many people think to come (compared to a hot, sunny day) so the lines are short, the...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

At the beginning of the season Water Country has clean clear water and it is not crowded until schools let out for the summer, so take your kids out of school for on a hot day, go early in the season, and during the week...More

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Danielle-WC, Manager at Water Country, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share a review! Visiting in June is the perfect after-school treat to surprise the kids with and a great way to kick-off the summer after the last day of school! Hope to see you then!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We got season passes again this year. I am pleased to say that they seem to have taken the reviews to heart. The bathrooms are better, I actually saw an attendant cleaning the ladies room. And the life guards seemed friendlier this year. We were...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place is nice for anyone who loves the water. They have rides for all ages. The prices are like any other amusement park. Parking is $5. Rent a cabana and bring your own food if you have a large group or you'll spend way...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Water Country was neither great nor was it horrible- it was really middle of the road. We visited on the day of the Solar Eclipse and there was no trash in the water, the lifeguards were attentive and telling children to get off of slides...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Everyone loves the water fun but good grief they need to spend some of the outrageous parking fee policing the nitwits who feed the gulls. Also install lines to keep them away from the waterfalls. Often too crowded and the rules are strict in strange...More

1  Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to come here on my family vacation, and it was my recommendation we come after hearing great things from friends. However, it was extremely underwhelming. We went on a Thursday and it was a little crowded. They feature rides of the...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is so gross. I was mortified. There were seagulls all over the place pooping in the water and there was a very strong odor of feces near the picnic area. We went on a weekday and it was very crowded had to wait...More

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Sportychica
17 July 2018|
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Response from Danielle-WC | Property representative |
Depending on the day/weather of your visit, a rental cabana can be totally worth it. We have free picnic tables, lounge chairs, and Adirondack chairs located throughout the park that are available on a first come, first... More
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Carol C
3 July 2018|
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Children under 13 years of age are not allowed at the Park without adult supervision. Regardless, we strongly suggest that minors under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. The park does not assume any... More
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Patricia E
18 June 2018|
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Yes! There are ADA lifts that help guests transition from a chair to a pool; guests with wheelchairs can enter any sloped entrance pool up to axle deep if desired. There are handicapped accessible stalls in the restrooms, a... More
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