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Wet 'n' Wild

Wet 'n' Wild: An Amusement Park / Water Park in Phoenix


Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix

Phoenix Wet 'n' Wild

© Judy Hedding

Wet 'n' Wild is a water park and amusement park in northwest Phoenix, Arizona. It opened for the first time on July 1, 2009. Located on the site of what used to be known as WaterWorld Safari Wet 'n' Wild owners negotiated with Maricopa County for the new water park. Here are some photos from opening day.

When will Wet 'n' Wild open?

Wet 'n' Wild will be open March 15 - 21 in 2014 for Spring Break, and weekends from then on from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 18, 2014, after which they start extending the schedule and hours. In mid-August they will go back to reducing their days of operation to weekends until mid-September. The 2014 season at Wet 'n' Wild in Phoenix will end on September 28. Here is the current operating calendar.

Where is Wet 'n' Wild?

Wet 'n' Wild is in northwest Phoenix, where WaterWorld used to be. Here is a map and directions to Wet 'n' Wild. There is a charge to park.

How much will it cost?

(as of March 2014)

Adult (and over 42 inches tall) Admission: $39.99
Child Admission (Under 48 inches): $29.99
Senior Admission (65+): $29.99
Children ages 2 and younger: free
Twilight admission: On any public operating day when the Park is open until 10 p.m. admission is $19.99 after 5 p.m.

Prices do not include tax, parking, food, merchandise, lockers, tubes, games or special concerts. Tickets are not date specific. You can use them on any one single day during the 2014 season.

Season passes for admission are available. A season pass that includes parking discount and free tube rentals is also offered.

Discounted admission tickets are available to military personnel through military ITT offices including Luke Air Force Base. These discounts are NOT available at the gate.

Military personal with an ID will get free admission on Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. Each family member attending with them will also get 50% off their admission.

Are there any single ticket discounts available?

Purchasing tickets online may be cheaper than at the gate.

Special Events at Wet 'n' Wild

Wet 'n' Wild occasionally features special events that are included with your paid admission:
  • Bring-A-Friend Day. On select days Season Pass Holders have an opportunity to bring one guest for a reduced price.
  • Dive-in Movies Thursday and Friday evenings, May 29 - August 8, 2014. The movie starts at approximately 8 p.m. and after 5 p.m. twilight admission prices apply. The park closes at 10 p.m. on movie nights.
  • Fireworks on certain holidays.

What else should I know?

Wet 'n' Wild cost $30 million dollars to build and is the largest in Arizona. It boasts 30 water slides and attractions. Maximum Velocity is the "world’s first, gravity-defying, dueling Master Blaster water coaster."

No outside food or beverages are allowed. Guests may exit the Wet 'n' Wild gates and re-enter with appropriate ticket stub.

Wet 'n' Wild can get pretty busy, and when they reach capacity, they will close the water park. They may also be closed at times for private events. Check the park's website or call 623-201-2000 for updates relative to park capacity or changes in operating hours/schedules.

Do you have pictures?

Yes, I do! Here are some photos of the Phoenix Wet 'n' Wild water park.

What if I have more questions?

For more information, visit Wet 'n' Wild online.

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