Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park in Destin, FL

1007 US-98Destin, FL 32541
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Overview

Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park has slides and rides for everyone! Spend an entire day in the water park, lounging in the lazy river, or experience the thrilling ride of the Kowabunga Racer and everything in between. If you're looking for a day of family fun under the sun, Big Kahuna's in Destin, Florida, is the place to be!

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Good To Know

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  • Largest waterpark on the Emerald Coast.
  • Over 40 water attractions.
  • Water-based activities for all ages and swim levels.
  • Height restrictions may apply, and are posted at all attractions.
  • Tubes and life jackets included with admission.
  • Re-entry into the park is free for same day with a handstamp.
  • Proper swimwear must be worn on all rides and attractions. Street wear and clothes with sharp or hard attachments will not be permitted on the rides.
  • To reduce the spread of germs, all transactions will be cashless.
  • No outside food, beverage, or glass is allowed in the park.
  • Parking is available for a nominal fee.
  • Bring towels and sunscreens.
  • Locker rentals are available (additional).

Description

from Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park
Make a splash at the LARGEST water park on the Emerald Coast! Boasting more than 40 water attractions, including multiple water slides and water play areas, Big Kahuna's Water Park offers something for everyone.

Surf the swell in the giant Wave Pool, ride the slides at Monkey River, race down Kowabunga Racer, plunge down the five-story-tall Jumanji water slide, catch a wave on the Honolulu Half Pipe, or float your day away in the Lazy River. Relax in the many sunbathing areas or enjoy a wide variety of food and beverages available at the Gulfview Food Court and Bombs Away Bay Cafe.

Don’t forget your towel and sunscreen! But if you do, you can visit Tiki Gift Shop for essentials plus clothing, jewelry, and souvenirs of all kinds.

Big Kahuna's Is The Perfect Water Park Destination For Families!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park

Where is Big Kahuna's Water Park located?

Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park is located at 1007 US Highway 98 East Destin, Florida 32541.

What is included in my Big Kahuna's Water Park ticket?

Big Kahuna's Water Park admission includes all-day general admission with access to all attractions at the water park. Life jackets and tubes are also included.

Is parking available?

Big Kahuna's Water Park offers plenty of parking and an easy drop-off area near the park gate. There is a parking fee of $5.00 per vehicle per day.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for Big Kahuna's Water Park?

Height restrictions are posted for all attractions and are enforced. Only persons 42 inches tall and taller can ride: Raging Rhino River, Thunder River and Tiki River Run. Only persons 48 inches tall and taller may ride Jumanji, Maui Pipeline Speed Slides and Honolulu Half Pipe. Not recommended for persons with pre-existing medical conditions such as head, neck or back problems; and women who are pregnant. Each individual should evaluate his or her ability to participate or ride any attraction.

Is Big Kahuna's Water Park appropriate for children?

Yes, Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park is appropriate for children. They do strongly recommend that minors (under 18) be accompanied by an adult. The Park does not assume any responsibility or liability for unattended minors. Children 2 and under get complimentary access. Adults are not permitted to hold small children while riding the rides.

Is Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park wheelchair accessible?

No.

What should I bring?

Remember to bring your towel and sunscreen! But if you forget, just go to the Big Kahuna’s Tiki Gift Shop for these essentials plus clothing, jewelry, and souvenirs of all kinds. Bottles and containers brought into the Park for an infant must be plastic. Also, children who wear diapers are required to wear a swim diaper for health and safety reasons. Swim diapers are available in the gift shop. Only Coast Guard approved floatation devices are permitted. Inflatable devices, as well as suits with attached or enclosed floats, are not permitted.

What should I wear?

Proper swimwear must be worn on all rides and attractions. No street clothes and no bathing attire with buckles, belts, rivets, metal or cut-off jeans permitted. For guest safety, no masks, snorkels or swim fins please.

Are locker rentals available?

Lockers are available to rent in three different sizes for a nominal fee. All-day lockers may be rented at the Locker Kiosks located across from the changing rooms on the entry walkway across from Honolulu Halfpipe and at Bombs Away Bay. No rental fee on tubes or life jackets.

Can I leave and re-enter Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park on the same day?

Same day re-entry is free with a handstamp.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, you may bring your camera, although there is a high probability of it getting wet. No cameras or video devices allowed on the rides.

Can I bring my own food and beverages?

No outside food or beverages are permitted in Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park. Coolers are also not permitted. Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park has a wide variety of food and drink options available at the Gulfview Food Court and Bombs Away Bay Cafe.

Can I bring my pet?

No pets allowed in the park.

Are there any safety precautions at Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park?

Diving and running are not permitted. Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park has all sizes of life jackets to fit every guest. On the inside of the lifejacket there is a weight range, please put on the correct size. Please use all buckles, clips, and straps that are on the lifejacket to ensure safety. Please ask a lifeguard or slide attendant if you need help finding a lifejacket to fit you or anyone who needs one. Diving masks are not permitted. Persons with eyeglasses must have a head strap on their glasses to participate on water attractions. The only rides that a person with eyeglasses and a head strap can’t ride are, the Kowabunga Racer, Jumanji, and Maui Pipline slides. Persons under the influence of or possessing drugs or alcohol will be ejected without compensation and should not enter.