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The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

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Address: 89 Six Flags Dr, Queensbury, NY 12804-6215
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+1 518-792-3500
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Opening weekend, May 13 & 14!

The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom...

Opening weekend, May 13 & 14!

The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom has over 135 rides, shows & attractions, including a full outdoor water park. Featuring thrilling rides like Comet and the all-new Extreme Supernova as well as two children's areas - there is something for everyone!

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Truly is a great escape

Camelback mountain in Pennsylvania is so much nicer but was sold out so we decided to try here. In the winter we had the indoor water park and snow tubing close by. Who could beat... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Cindy K
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New York, New York, United States
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me preface this by saying we are travel bloggers and so we have seen too many water parks and many theme hotels and resorts .that being said we were invited to this park because we are writing an article on travel with tweens and were told that this was a good location. In comparison to the very nearby Massachusetts... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $400 a night and 4 1/2stars you would think it would be updated and clean. Nope! Water park small

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Thank Ronnie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love how this park is great for young kids. The mothers room is one of the nicest for nursing moms. My husband and I used to go there before kids and now it is even better with kids.

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Thank Dawn M
Monticello, New York
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

this is dated and many things were closed like coffee bar and restaurants I assume they are only oen sesonly or weekends

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Thank Melody A
Queensbury, New York
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176 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Two things are going on here. The Great Escape is a year round hotel which incorporates an indoor water theme park. Waves, a rafting river, pools ...all great fun for kids and active adults. The Great Escape is also a summer time outdoor theme park ( late May till after Labor Day. Rides, entertainment , a large outdoor swimming pool... More 

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Thank MikeyBoy12804
Redding, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Winter Review...We have been going since it opened just over 10 years ago. So many great memories and always fun! Water park is clean, but a little crowded. Rooms are a little worn, but they take care of them and they are CLEAN. People are great....Zack, who we met a couple years ago at the Adventure Trek store, is so... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Camelback mountain in Pennsylvania is so much nicer but was sold out so we decided to try here. In the winter we had the indoor water park and snow tubing close by. Who could beat the view at Lake George 3 miles away. The rooms were okay. We asked not to have service and they came anyway. A party of... More 

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Thank Cindy K
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We did a weekend family get together there. We had a good time but do have a few things I wished were different. There were not enough tubes for the lazy river and I wished it had been a little warmer temperature but we had fun cruising around in it. We tried out all the tubes and it was very... More 

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Thank familyhunter77
Queensbury, New York, United States
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice clean INDOOR water park. My kids and, grand kids had a ball.! The place is clean and, there's a lot of different water slides, etc. We also stayed in the adjacent hotel which was a bit pricey but, included the use of the water park. Also a great place to visit on a rainy day in the summer. I... More 

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Thank James S
Kingston, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

if your kids have been to a full on Six Flags, Disney, Canada's Wonderland etc, they will be very disappointed Save your money and do some other family activities in the area. There are better amusement parks to visit and this isn't one of those.

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