Aquatica San Diego is a great place to go if you want to beat the heat and have plenty of fun while doing it. Billed as "a whimsical, one-of-a-kind waterpark," this Southern California attraction offers more than just waterslides. Guests can also enjoy some time on the park’s sandy beach, splash around in its huge wave pool, or engage in up-close animal experiences. Among the animals that are featured at Aquatica San Diego are freshwater turtles and Caribbean flamingos. Lush landscaping only adds to the park’s inviting atmosphere, and there are plenty of amenities for guests to take advantage of as they see fit. Among these amenities are poolside cabanas, gift shops, merchandise carts, complimentary life vests, lockers, and comfortable lounge chairs.
Aquatica San Diego Hours
Aquatica San Diego Hours Image: Aquatica San Diego Facebook
Aquatica San Diego is affiliated with SeaWorld San Diego. As such, its hours of operation more or less coincide with those of SeaWorld San Diego. Unlike SeaWorld San Diego, however, Aquatica San Diego isn’t open year round. It operates only during the warmer season. More specifically, you can expect the water park to be open from March to September. Generally speaking, on the days when Aquatica San Diego is open for business, the park can be expected to open at around 10 a.m. and to close around 5 p.m. It should be noted, however, that the schedule varies according to the day in question and is subject to change overall. Tickets for Aquatica San Diego can be purchased separately or as part of a package deal that also includes admission to SeaWorld San Diego.
Aquatica San Diego Map
An Aquatica San Diego map shows that the water park can be found in the San Diego County city of Chula Vista. This puts it approximately ten miles southeast of downtown San Diego and around fifteen miles southeast of SeaWorld. The park is replacing what used to be Knott’s Soak City U.S.A. The address for Aquatica San Diego is 2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista. As a side note, other Aquatica waterparks can be found in Orlando, Florida and San Antonio, Texas.
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