Updated February 13, 2019 This post provides general information about Aquatica Orlando Waterpark. All prices quoted in this post are subject to change; please check park website for current information. Aquatica is located just across the street from SeaWorld on International Drive off the Beachline Expressway (FL 528), 10 minutes south of downtown Orlando and 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Click HERE for location and directions. GENERAL INFORMATION Address & Contact Info 5800 Water Play Way Orlando, FL 32821 Phone: 1-888-800-5447 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://aquatica.com/orlando/ For a copy of the Park map, click HERE. Admission Aquatica has a wide variety of ticketing options including individual day tickets, combo tickets (with other SeaWorld parks), annual passes and special discounts for Florida residents. Regular priced single-day admission averages at about $55. Admission is free for guests 2 years old and younger. Click HERE for ticketing. Park Hours Operating hours are subject to change. For the latest park operating updates, please call 1-888-800-5447 or check the online park hours calendar HERE. Parking Cars & Motorcycles $22 RVs $25 Preferred Parking $30 Premium Parking $35 Guests with an Aquatica Annual Pass; SeaWorld + Aquatica Annual Pass; SeaWorld + Busch Gardens + Aquatica Annual Pass; or a Florida Platinum Annual Pass receive free general parking. Annual Passholders may upgrade to Preferred parking for an additional $8 or to Premium parking for an additional $10. Parking passes can be purchased in advance for a small discount HERE. Security Procedures All bags, backpacks, and packages are subject to inspection prior to entering the park. The following items are not permitted to be brought into the park: weapons, glass bottles, cans, any other type of sharp objects, straws, large hard or soft coolers, and any hazardous items or materials. Please leave any unnecessary articles secured within your vehicle to expedite your entry into the park. Guest Services Guest Services is located at the park Main Entrance. Team members can assist you with a wide variety of issues including guides for guests with disabilities, lost and found, general park information and assistance, park policies and ride restrictions In addition, diaper-changing and baby-nursing areas, first-aid and a 24-hour ATM may be found on-site. Lockers Self Service All-Day rental for a small locker is $15 and for a large locker is $20. You use a 4-digit code to access the lockers (no key). Three Self Service rental locations are located throughout the park: by IHU Breakaway Falls next to Kata's Kookaburra Cove, near Walkabout Waters across from Adaptations gift shop and at the Main Locker location near the front of the park across from Kiwi Traders gift shop. Picnic lockers are available at the front gate and must be rented from a ticket booth. Picnic lockers are also All-Day access and are $10 + a $10 key deposit. Attire Aquatica is a family experience and asks that appropriate swim attire be worn throughout your visit (i.e., no bathing-suit thongs). Children in diapers are required to use waterproof protectors. Cotton shorts or shirts, sport shorts, cover ups, loose fitting articles, or similar items are not permitted on body slides. Swim wear with buckles, rivets, or any sharp objects are not permitted on body slides. Check each ride's entry sign for specific restrictions. Towel Rental Towels can be rented for a $4 deposit, with $2 refundable on return. Swim Masks and Goggles Swim goggles are permitted and may be purchased in several of the Aquatica gift shops if you don't have your own. Life Vests Guests under 48" are required to wear life vests on most attractions. Please see specific ride regulation signs for details. Aquatica provides United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type III life vests in a variety of sizes and Type II for infants free of charge throughout the park. Only USCG Type II or III life vests may be worn; floatation devices such as noodles, swimmies, puddle jumpers, in-suit floatation devices, personal swim rings/floats and boogie boards are not permitted. Cameras on Rides Personal cameras are not permitted on water slides or tube attractions. Shopping There are a couple of retail locations in the park where you can buy souvenir merchandise, hats, goggles, water shoes, towels, and various sundry items. Smoking For the comfort and safety of all of guests, smoking (including electronic cigarettes) is only permitted in the park in designated smoking areas. These designated areas are conveniently located throughout the park and are clearly marked on park maps. Inclement Weather The safety of all guests and team members is Aquatica's top priority. Inclement weather may cause certain rides or areas of the park to temporarily close. "Peace of Mind" Hurricane Policy In the event a named tropical storm or hurricane approaches Orlando, Tampa, or a guest's hometown, the parks will reschedule or refund any vacation package and/or individual park tickets booked through SeaWorld Vacations, Busch Gardens Vacations, DiscoveryCove.com, SeaWorld.com, Aquatica.com, BuschGardens.com, or the call center. The parks will not apply any cancellation or change fees for this service. For additional information call 407-545-5550. GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES Accessibility Aquatica is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. The wave pool beaches are sand; however, the remainder of the park has paved pathways. All rivers and family attractions have beach entries (no steps). Wheelchair ramps are available at Cutback Cove, Big Surf Shores and Loggerhead Lane. In addition, there is a transfer chair into Roa’s Rapids near the beach entry and a transfer stair near the entrance at Walkabout Waters. The park has five attractions designed with towers that do require stair climbing. The stairs are accessible by current ADA guidelines. Service animals are welcome at Aquatica. Service animals are limited to dogs and miniature horses that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Please be aware that service animals are NOT permitted on any attraction at Aquatica. Please download the pdf document for the complete guide. Certified Autism Center Aquatica Orlando has partnered with The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to become designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC). Their goal is to provide every family with an enjoyable and memorable visit to Aquatica Orlando, and to do so they offer specialized services to guests with autism and other special needs. See the IBCCES Sensory Guide for more insight on how a child with sensory processing issues may be affected by each sense for rides and attractions at Aquatica. Quiet Room - Guests in need of some quiet time and relief from sensory stimulation can utilize a new quiet room located near Kata's Kookaburra Cove. This room has adjustable lighting and a comfortable seating area for guests to take a break. The Quiet Room is locked to ensure privacy. Guests who would like to use the Quiet Room may do so on a first come first served basis. Low Sensory Area - Guests in need of a more quiet location in the park are encouraged to visit the area behind Loggerhead Lane. Visually Impaired Guests Aquatica is happy to provide assistance for visually impaired guests with a minimum of two weeks’ notice. Every effort will be made to provide assistance with less than two weeks’ notice, depending on availability, but as much notice as possible is appreciated. Email email@example.com for reservations. Guests requesting assistance will be contacted prior to their visit. When possible and based on Team Member availability, a guide may be provided for some period of time during your visit. UPGRADES AND ADD-ONS Loungers & Cabanas Beach Front Cabanas - Enjoy your own private cabana located on the most desirable location in the park. Cabanas include 2 loungers, 2 chairs, a locker, a refrigerator and a ceiling fan. The price also includes one towel per guest and 12 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $99 for up to 4 guests; up to 3 additional guests may be added at $15-$30 per person for a total of 7 guests per cabana. Premium Cabanas - These cabanas are located on the island between the two wave pools. Cabanas include 2 upgraded loungers, 2 upgraded chairs, a locker, a refrigerator and a ceiling fan. The price also includes one towel per guest and 12 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $99 for up to 4 guests. Roa’s Rapids River View Cabanas – These cabanas are located on the island in the middle of Roa’s Rapids with a view of the rapids. Cabanas may be located along the pathway or in the sand; when booking online, if you have a preference for pathway or sand, email Aquatica with your confirmation number and your preference. Cabanas include 2 loungers, 2 chairs, a locker, a refrigerator and a ceiling fan. The price also includes one towel per guest and 12 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $59 for up to 4 guests; up to 3 additional guests may be added at $15-$30 per person for a total of 7 guests per cabana. Roa’s Family Cabana - This is a double cabana centrally located on the island in the middle of Roa’s Rapids with a view of the rapids. This cabana includes 3 loungers, 3 chairs as well as a dining table for six. There is also a locker, a refrigerator and ceiling fans. The price also includes one towel per guest and 12 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $169 for up to 8 guests per cabana. up to 2 additional guests may be added at $15-$30 per person for a total of 10 guests per cabana. Ultimate Cabana – This double cabana is located on the island between the two wave pools. Cabana includes 4 upgraded loungers, a dining table for six, a couch, coffee table and additional seating. There is also a locker, refrigerator and a ceiling fan. The price also includes one towel per guest and 16 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $299 for up to 8 guests. up to 2 additional guests may be added at $15-$30 per person for a total of 10 guests per cabana. Walkabout Waters Cabanas – These cabanas are located near Walkabout Waters. Cabanas include 2 loungers, 2 chairs, a locker, a refrigerator and a ceiling fan. The price also includes one towel per guest and 12 bottles of water. Food service is available for an additional charge. Price starts at $59 for up to 4 guests; up to 3 additional guests may be added at $15-$30 per person for a total of 7 guests per cabana. Cashless Wristband With the Cashless Wristband program, there’s no need to worry about carrying cash around all day long. Simply use your credit card to set up a spending account at Guest Relations or the Information & Reservation Counter at the start of your day. You’ll be issued waterproof wristbands that can be used for purchases throughout Aquatica. Your account will automatically settle at the end of the day. Quick Queue Unlimited With Quick Queue Unlimited, you can skip the regular lines and enjoy unlimited front-of-the line access at Whanau Way, Omaka Rocka, Ihu's Breakaway Falls and Taumata Racer. All ride height and safety restrictions apply. Available on select dates only. Pricing and inventory vary by season, starting at $25. Check specific date for actual price and availability. One-Time Quick Queue to Ray Rush Valid for one-time front-of-the-line access to Aquatica's newest attraction: Ray Rush. All ride height and safety restrictions apply. Select dates only. Pricing and inventory vary by season, starting at $10. Check specific date for actual price and availability. Photokey Access Pass Allows you to collect, view & share your in-park photos instantly. After your visit, create custom memorabilia using pictures from your day at Aquatica at seaworld.com/photokey. One day Photokey pricing starts at $39 Sea World + Aquatica Annual Photokey pricing starts at $169 All Upgrades and Add-Ons can be booked/purchased online HERE. ATTRACTIONS Ride Safety Each ride has a posted safety warning sign at the entrance, which may be different for each attraction. Guests should review these safety requirements, based on manufacturer guidelines and park safety protocols. Ride Requirements Guests must review and comply with requirements posted at each attraction. Those under 48" are required to wear a life vest and must be accompanied by a supervising companion. Guests who wish to have their height checked at the concierge cabana will then be issued a colored wristband to help identify which attractions are accessible based on their height. Rides Dolphin Plunge - two side-by-side enclosed tube slides send you racing through an underwater world that is home to a playful pod of beautiful black-and-white Commerson's Dolphins. Height Requirement - 48". Ihu's Breakaway Falls - the tallest, steepest and only multi-drop tower of its kind in Orlando. Height Requirement - 48". KareKare Curl - coming 2019! A two-person raft slide integrating a funnel and vertical "wave". Omaka Rocka - riders speed down flumes into massive funnels, sliding high up one side and then the other. Height Requirement - 42". Ray Rush - family raft ride with water jets, a colossal water sphere and giant swooping manta wings. Height Requirement - 42". Tassie's Twisters - lightning fast tubes shoot you into a giant bowl, where you'll spin, and spin, and spin, until you're finally spun back out into the lazy river. Height Requirement - 42". Taumata Racer - a high-speed competitive mat ride where eight racers rip down a staggeringly steep hill, head first. Height Requirement - 42". Walhalla Wave - family raft ride that zooms you through a 6-story maze of twists, turns, and tunnels before you surge back out into daylight. Height Requirement - Under 48" wear a lifejacket. Whanau Way - this quadruple slide tower offers riders four different high-speed experiences. Height Requirement - Under 48" wear a lifejacket. Family Fun Big Surf Shores & Cutback Cove - giant, side-by-side wave pools. Height Requirement - None. Kata's Kookaburra Cove – a kid’s play area with a beginner's body slide, water spouts and silly-spilly rides. Height Requirement - Children must be UNDER 48" to enjoy this attraction. Loggerhead Lane – a leisurely lazy river takes you through an underwater world colored by exotic tropical fish. Height Requirement - Under 48" wear a lifejacket. Roa's Rapids - an awesome adventure through a roaring sea of high tides, swirling whirlies, and gushing geysers- all at speeds that leave ordinary river rides eating this one's wake. Height Requirement - Under 51" wear a lifejacket. Walkabout Waters – a towering, 60-foot-tall rain fortress covering a full 15,000 square feet, Walkabout Waters is bursting with color, excitement, and adventures waiting to begin. Height Requirement - None. DINING Food and Beverage Policy Aquatica has clear limitations on what types of food/beverage purchased outside are allowed to be brought in to the park. Coolers are permitted, but they must be no larger than 16-quart size; large insulated bags are available for purchase at Guest Relations. Coolers may contain snacks in individual serving sizes (cracker packs, bags of chips, fruit snacks, etc. that are under 3 oz.), bottled water and baby food in plastic containers. The following food and beverage items are not permitted: - Picnic lunches or other family portion servings (such as large bags of chips great than 3 oz., sandwiches, hot dogs, slices of pizza, subs, fried chicken, etc.). - Any outside beverages except bottled water (this includes teas, sodas, alcohol, etc. in any size containers). - Glass containers of any kind are not permitted. - For the safety of the animals, plastic straws, balloons, and cup lids are not permitted. The guest has the option to donate any pre-packaged/unopened food that is not permitted in the park to the Second Harvest Food Bank serving the Orlando area. A limited number of unlimited access picnic size lockers are available for rent. Two picnic areas are located at the bus drop-off area at the front of the park and guests may re-enter these areas as often as they would like during the day. For important information from Aquatica regarding food allergies, please click HERE. All-Day Dining Deal All-Day Dining Deal allows you unlimited visits to each participating restaurant until published restaurant closing once per hour. Adults can redeem 1 entree, 1 side OR 1 dessert & 1 regular sized non-alcoholic beverage. Children (Ages 3-9) can redeem kids meals. Wristbands MUST be worn at all times and shown at each redemption. Menu and prices are subject to change without notice. Prices start at $34.99 for adults and $19.99 for children. Can be used at either of the following: Banana Beach Cookout - Quick service restaurant with choice of BBQ chicken, pulled pork, BBQ ribs, specialty wraps, salads, kids meals, and delicious desserts. Plus assorted Coca-Cola products. Mango Market Grab & Go - A grab and go quick service market with a variety of options including sandwiches, salads, loaded fries, you can also enjoy chicken tenders or hot dogs. Also enjoy a variety of fruit, desserts, snacks, sweet treats, assorted Coca-Cola products and a variety of bottled beer. Also serves a selection of Starbucks coffees and blended drinks. Waterstone Grill - A quick service dining restaurant with a variety of fresh tasty favorites such as sandwiches, hamburgers, specialty wraps, salads, kids’ meals and desserts. Also sells assorted Coca-Cola products and a variety of bottled beer. If anyone has any other specific questions or notices something that should be corrected, please feel free to PM me or comment below.