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Water Country

2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
+1 603-427-1111
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Amazing place that I will always have fun at!

This place is absolutely amazing! It's the perfect place for younger kids, teens, and adults. Are... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2011
Teeredd56
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Dighton, Massachusetts
WHAT A RIP OFF STAY AWAY

My kids went close to the last day they were open paid full price and was told that the rides were... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2010
kbd59
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concord,nh
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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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2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5602
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+1 603-427-1111
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Reviewed 5 July 2011

This place is absolutely amazing! It's the perfect place for younger kids, teens, and adults. Are you into exciting rides that gets your blood pumping? They have those. Are you the type of person who would rather relax and take it easy? The adventure river...More

3  Thank Teeredd56
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Reviewed 7 September 2010

My kids went close to the last day they were open paid full price and was told that the rides were closed and would reopen later to go get on another ride. After waiting two hours they finally got on a ride. When they went...More

22  Thank kbd59
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Reviewed 4 September 2010

As another reviewer has observed, August 30, 2010 was a nightmarishly-crowded, 90+ degree day at Water Country, when most of their staff had returned to college, nearly all of the concessions were closed and seemingly at least half of Metro Boston decided to converge on...More

10  Thank MadSkiers
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Reviewed 2 September 2010

Despite the fact that they stagger the schedule of rides late in August so that not all of them are open all the time, Water Country still charges you full price if you visit them late in the summer. Further, the operating hours are reduced,...More

6  Thank JackBronson1
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Reviewed 28 August 2010

I am writing this review because I think that so many of the reviews that I saw here before going to water country did not paint a fair picture of the park as it is today. Our family of four has been to water parks...More

4  Thank gsmitty
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Reviewed 27 August 2010

We had a great time at Water Country. it was our 1st visit. Loved that we didn't have to pay for parking and that we could bring our own food. I wish more places offered the same! Of course we still splurged on fried dough...More

5  Thank jakesgirl
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Reviewed 12 August 2010

I was concerned about this place because of the terrible reviews but we went with two families (9 people) on a Thursday and we had a really good day. The park was not crowded and we went on all the slides, did the lazy river,...More

1  Thank octob3r
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Reviewed 10 August 2010

I decided to finally use the tickets I purchased at AAA several months ago. I purposedly choose Monday, thinking it would be slightly less crowded than the weekend. First of all, there are no directions off the exit, until you are literally 1.5 miles away....More

7  Thank shoegirl_10
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Reviewed 9 August 2010

Very disappointed! The brochure made it look so great... very deceiving!!! The water in all the pools was freezing... in August! The wave pool had no waves, but apparently enough of a current to almost drown a couple people while we were there (one of...More

6  Thank 1Sharon
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Reviewed 28 August 2009

I was expecting more having just visited Water Country in Virginia. This park was very small and tired looking in comparison. We went on a Wednesday and the place was packed. The lines were very long. I think I only rode the slides six times...More

5  Thank Msia52
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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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Response from Danielle-WC | Property representative |
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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