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Oceans of Fun

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When it first opened in 1982, Oceans of Fun was the largest water park in the world. Today, with over two dozen different water slides, a 1,000,000 gallon wave pool, and numerous other aquatic products (aquaducts?) spread out over 60 acres, it is still the region's largest tropically themed water park.

Those on the lookout for flash AND splash should be plenty appeased by--among others--Monsoon (a 50-ft, 35 mph plunge down a raging waterfall), Hurricane Falls (a 72-foot tall super slide holding up to five sliders while twisting down a 680-foot-long flume), and Diamond Head (featuring three twisting turning water slides reaching over 900 feet in length).

Mer-folk with more mature tastes (and more mature ID cards) will enjoy Castaway Cove, an adult pool that features a swim up refreshment cabana with frozen and chilled beverages. They (and anyone else, for that matter) can also relax in the 800-ft long Caribbean Cooler lazy river, hang ten in the million-gallon Surf City Wave Pool, or brush up on their canoeing and kayaking skills in Buccaneer Bay.

Location and Phone:

Kansas City, Missouri
(816) 454-4545

Admission Policy:

The park is included with admission to Worlds of Fun theme park. Season passes for Oceans of Fun, Worlds of Fun, and all Cedar Fair parks are also available.

Directions:

Located off the east loop of I-435 at exit 54 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is 20 miles northwest of Oceans of Fun. From the airport, take I-435 E, which turns into I-435 S, then take exit 54.

Featured Attractions:

Numerous body and tube slides, multiple swimming pools geared toward different age groups and abilities, and other standard (and not-so-standard) water park fare, including a lazy river and various water play structures.

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