Looking for indoor attractions to take the Kids in any weather? How about adding a FUN aquatic centre to your list? (We’re talking about the ones with an awesome splash play area and waterslides!). Here’s 6 of the Best Indoor Waterslides for Kids in Melbourne…
6 Best Indoor Waterslides for Kids in Melbourne
1. Watermarc, Greensborough
Watermarc in Greensborough is packed with fun water activities for the whole family to enjoy. Water sprays, geysers and waterfalls – what could be more fun for toddlers and youngsters?! And don’t worry parents, this centre hasn’t forgotten about you. There will be some great vantage points to enjoy watching and supervising your kid(s) as they enjoy all kinds of water activities that will keep them entertained whilst you have time to relax. Both pools have enticing beach entries and have maximum depths of 0.3m for the toddler pool and 0.9m for the leisure pool.
For an adrenaline rush, have a go on one of the fun waterslides including The Pipeline and Tantrum Alley waterslide – the only one in the whole of Australia! Waterslide height requirements are: The Pipeline (107 cm) and Tantrum Alley (122cm).
2. Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre, Ashburton
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Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre is a fun place for kids to swim, play and splash around. The centre has an indoor and an outdoor 25m pool, a warm water pool, toddler play pool, and 2 spas. Kids of all ages will enjoy playing on the water slide!
3. Aqua Pulse, Hoppers Crossing
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Aqua Pulse is home to the biggest waterslide in Victoria – The PIPEline and World ALLEY, the best waterslides in Melbourne’s West!
Aqua Pulse also features a fantastic play area for the kids to enjoy. Featuring twin slides (side by side) two additional tube slides (covered in), water cannons, water spray features, beach entry pool to 37cm depth, giant tipping bucket and small tipping cones. Fun for the whole family!
4. The Splash Aqua Park, Craigieburn
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The Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre is a great place for families who want to do more than just swim! There’s waterslides plus an aqua splash zone to enjoy…
Take the plunge and enjoy every loop, twist and turn of the waterslides. You’ll be plunged into moments of complete darkness, and they’re definitely not for the faint-hearted. There’s the:
Turbo Twist is the largest slide and can carry up to two people in a raft. Riders will be able to travel individually or in pairs and reach speeds of up to 30 kilometres per hour.
Viper is a single-person body slide and has been built for speed! In this slide you can reach speeds up to 50 kilometres per hour.
Summit slide tower with 80 steps to the top of the waterslides, you’ll get a workout on the way there.
The Aqua Play Zone helps little ones have fun, get active and develop their water skills. This area is a great spot for children under 10 years of age and includes: 4 mini waterslides, a large dump bucket, splash wheels, water cannons and funnels.
5. Casey Recreation & Aquatic Centre, Cranbourne East
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Casey Recreation & Aquatic Centre (Casey RACE) features four great pools including a learn-to-swim pool, a warm water pool and an interactive splash park that young children will love!
The star attraction however is the impressive waterslides including a space bowl and tandom raft slide. Kids must be more than 1.2 metres tall and aged 10 years or older to use the waterslides.
6. Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre, Bentleigh East
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Also on our list of the Best Indoor Waterslides in Melbourne is The Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) which provides a fun play area for kids to enjoy – including two thrilling waterslides and the Pirates’s Cove leisure pool.
The waterslides include Ship Wreck – a fun and electrifying raft slide that can be ridden by two people at once, and Pirates Plunge – a traditional body slide that will leave you both exhilarated and soaked! Kids must be at least 110cm tall to ride on the waterslides.
Both the young and young-at-heart will love the Pirate’s Cove Leisure Pool. Hours can be spent exploring the many interactive features of the water playground.
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