Top 6 Amusement And Water Parks In Pensacola, Florida

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Pensacola, the westernmost city in Florida, is one of the best places in the region for a family vacation. This historic town features sugar-sand beaches, medieval landmarks in its downtown, over 90 parks, and much more to do and explore. However, after some days uncovering all the wonders of this location, you or your kids will want to go somewhere specially made for fun activities. This city is fully aware of this situation and has established some exciting parks, featuring fun-filled attractions, ziplining adventures, waterslides, go-karts, and much more. Stay in comfort at the best Airbnb and RV rentals in the city, too. Whether you want to awaken the child in you or you want your kids to have the time of their lives, continue reading to discover some of the top amusement and water parks in Pensacola, Florida.

1. Sam's Fun City

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Splash City Adventures on Saturday, December 4, 2021

Sam’s Fun City, perched in the heart of the city, is one of the most famous water and amusement parks in the state, featuring numerous, all-around family fun attractions and activities. Your kids will enjoy every moment at Play Zone City and the inflatable set indoors, riding down waterslides, playing bumper boats, and much more.

This theme park in Pensacola, Florida, is also home to the most extensive arcade games in the region, Crossroads Arcade, featuring a large laser tag spot where you can win and redeem your prizes. In case you are hungry, you can dine at Bullwinkle’s Family Food ‘n Fun, offering fresh salads, corn dogs, homemade pizzas, and more.

Sam's Fun City

Address: 6709 Pensacola Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32505, United States

Website: Sam’s Fun City

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 9pm

Price: 8 USD

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2. Fast Eddies Fun Center

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by FAST EDDIES FUN CENTER on Wednesday, December 29, 2021

A day is not enough to enjoy all the kids’ activities in Pensacola when you visit Fast Eddies Fun Center, a locally owned and managed establishment. It covers an area of 3 acres (1.2 hectares), within which you will find a mini-golf course, four go-kart tracks, and an arcade room, featuring a wide range of games and prizes to be won. That’s not all; there is an air-conditioned party room where you can organize birthday parties, anniversaries, and more. And, if you get hungry, you can enjoy some tasty light food at the on-site Snack Bar. Nostalgic moments live at Fast Eddies Fun Center.

Fast Eddies Fun Center

Address: 505 W Michigan Ave, Pensacola, FL 32505, United States

Website: Fast Eddies Fun Center

Opening hours: Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun - Mon: 11am - 9pm; Tue - Thu: 3pm - 9pm; Fri: 3pm - 10pm

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3. Splash Pad

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

When you need to spend some recreational moments with your family, but on natural grounds, Splash Pad should be your point of interest. This splash fountain, set within Plaza de Luna, a waterfront park that overlooks Pensacola Bay, is open from March to October. Watch your kids play at the splash pad and, after that, you can explore the other attractions and adventures on-site.

Besides the Don Tristán de Luna y Arellano and other plaques in this place to see, there are also other great things to do, such as fishing, hiking, and birdwatching. At this Pensacola Beach water park, there is free Wi-Fi and parking for your convenience, but feeding the birds is prohibited.

Splash Pad

Address: 980 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502, United States

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 5pm (closed on Sun)

Price: 2 USD

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4. Premier Adventure Park

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Laguna's Beach Bar + Grill on Monday, June 6, 2022

Take your family out to Premier Adventure Park, a water park near Pensacola Beach, featuring delectable cuisine, drinks, live entertainment, fun attractions, and heartwarming views. Now called Laguna’s Beach Bar + Grill, it features over 600 feet (182.9 meters) of beachfront, jet ski rentals, parasailing, 30-foot (9.1-meter) tall clip n’ climb climbing walls, a splash pad, three-story rope course, and go-karts, to make for some joyous moments. You can also join a jet-ski dolphin tour and, when you need to refuel your energy, there is a dining spot serving ice-cold drinks and tasty cuisine. You could also check out other kid-friendly resorts in Pensacola Beach to make the most of your family vacation. There is no better way to enjoy a sunny day in Pensacola.

Premier Adventure Park

Address: 460 Pensacola Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561, United States

Website: Premier Adventure Park

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

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5. Wild Willy's Adventure Zone

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone, with its lineup of fun rides, attractions, and water slide rentals near Pensacola, will leave you wanting more. It is an exhilarating playground for seekers of thrill and endless fun. Take a spin on the high-speed Hurricane Simulator or test your skills at the challenging 18-hole mini-golf course with its vibrant, tropical theme.

The thrilling TreeTop Challenge ropes course offers an adrenaline rush for those looking to conquer heights, while the arcade and laser maze bring excitement indoors. Don’t miss out on the dazzling 4D movie experience, too!

Wild Willy's Adventure Zone

Address: 1306 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States

Website: Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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6. Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park

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If you find yourself in the Destin region of the Emerald Coast with your family, then Big Kahuna’s offers some of the best ways to unwind. This water park near Pensacola features over 40 attractions, including pools, slides, rides, and much more. From the four-lane drag strip, Kowabunga Racer, and the 17,000 gallon-per-minute (64,352 liter-per-minute) Honolulu Half Pipe for surfing to the kiddie slides and more, you will be pleasure bound at this venue.

Besides the water park amenities, this venue also features a miniature golf course and many thrill rides to complement the fun.

Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park

Address: 1007 US-98, Destin, FL 32541, United States

Website: Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park

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Make your family getaway the best one ever

There are several cheap fun things to do in Pensacola, Florida, to make your family day trip one to remember, from family-friendly adventures to campsites, resorts, attractions, and parks. Put a long-lasting smile on the faces and joy in the hearts of your kids with a visit to one of the best water and amusement parks in Pensacola, Florida.

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Frequently asked questions about amusement and water parks in Pensacola

1. Which are some of the best water parks for families in Pensacola?

If you are looking forward to spending quality time with your family in one of the best water parks in or near Pensacola during your vacation in the area, you can stop by Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone.

2. Which water parks in Pensacola have the best theme parks?

If you would like to discover some of the best water parks in or near Pensacola that also have the best theme parks, you can visit Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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