Palm Springs Water Park - Wet 'n' Wild

Wet 'n' Wild (Formerly Knott's Soak City) Water Park opens on March 8th, 2014.

Palm Springs Popular Water Park
Family Fun in the Sun - Soak City
The Big Oasis Water Park!

Looking for family fun activities for Vacations in Palm Springs, or great ideas for places to celebrate birthdays, reunions and celebrations? Find it here with Wet 'n' Wild Water Park, formerly Knott's Soak City, a popular family-friendly 16-acre seasonal water park, an outdoor amusement park, located in Palm Springs, California. The Palm Springs water park offers 20 water rides and attractions, with 13 water slides, a big wave pool, a lazy river inner tube ride and a children's activity area for kids of all ages - plus a food, snacks and beach-style souvenir shops.

The Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs Water Park aquatic center (formerly the Palm Springs Oasis water park) is one of Palm Springs area's most popular family-friendly things to do, attracting more than 200,000 visitors each year!

The outdoor water park is ultra-spacious with great views and sunny skies, palm trees and mountains, with a capacity up to 3,000 guests. Even on busy days, this park offers plenty of space, rides and room for everyone!

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Palm Springs Water Park - Wet 'n' Wild

Address/Location: 1500 S. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, Ca 92264
Phone: (760) 327-0499

Seasonal Hours:
Open Daily Memorial Day to Labor Day

Open select days and times

The Palm Springs Water Park is closed until the 2014 Season - Wet 'n' Wild Water Park opens again in March of 2014 - earlier than most water parks in Southern California and the USA.

Admission - Rates

Regular Admission
Day of Arrival at the Gate
Admission Prices

  • Full Day Regular - Ages 12 & up
  • Gate: $36.99
  • Full Day Junior - Ages 3-11 $26.99
  • Full Day Senior - 62 and up $26.99

Discounted Rates
After 3pm Admission

  • All Ages - $23.99
  • Southern California Resident Regular* Ages 12 & Up - $28.99
  • Southern California Resident Junior Ages 3-11- $21.99
  • Southern California Resident Senior 62+ - $21.99

Water Park - Parking Rates, All-Day Parking

  • Regular Lot - $14.00
  • Preferred Lot - $20.00
  • Pricing subject to change without notice.

Discounted Season Passes

Season Passes for 2014 for Wet 'n' Wild Water Park are coming soon. 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Palm Springs Water Park
Hours Vary By Month
and Day of Week

Knott's Soak City/Palm Springs hours of operation, open seasonally only during the months of March to October, 2013:

March 2014 Hours
Open Hours for Wet 'n' Wild:

March Dates, Open for the hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Saturday, March 15; Sunday, March 16; Wednesday, March 19 thru Friday, March 28; March 30 and 31. The Park is open 10am to 6pm on March 29.

For all other March dates not listed above, the water park is closed.

April 2014 Hours
Open Every Weekend

During April, 2013, the Palm Springs water park is Open every addition selected weekdays will be open.

There are 2 different water park schedules during the month of April 2014.

April Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
On April 5, 12, 19, & 26 Wet n Wild Palm Springs opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m.

April Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
Open April 1-4, April 6, April 11, 18, 20, & 27 the water park opens at 11 am and closes at 5 p.m. For all other dates in April not listed above, the park is closed.

May 2014 Hours
Open Every Weekend

Every weekend in May the Palm Springs water park is open and ready for fun in the sun with friends and family.

Also for several weekdays near Memorial Day, the Water Park is open. There are 2 schedules of open hours during May:

May open hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: May 3, 10, 17, 24 - 31.

May open hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: May 4, 11, 18, & 22-23.

Closed all other dates not listed above.

June 2014 Hours
Open Every Day

Wet 'n' Wild in Palm Springs is open for operation every day during the month of June from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

July 2014 Hours
Open Every Day

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Open every day for the month of July

August 2014 Hours

The Palm Springs Water Park opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. from August 1 - 18th.

It is open 11am to 5pm August 19 - 23, and the 29-30.

September 2014 Hours

With back to school in full swing, Wet 'n' Wild hours are reduced. The park will not be open daily. There are 3 different schedules at the park this month:

Open Hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for September 8, 15, 22 and 30th.

Open Hours of 10 a.m. to 6 pm for Labor Day weekend: Saturday August 31, Sunday, Sept 1 and Monday, September 2.

Open Hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for 3 different Saturdays: September 7, 14, 21 and September 28th. On all other dates not listed above in September 2013, Soak City Palm Springs Water Park will be closed.

October 2014 Hours

Wet 'n' Wild is open for the first bit of October 2013 before closing for the season.

The park will be open October 5th and 6th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 7th, 2013 to mid-March 2014

The Palm Springs Wet 'n' Wild Water Park is closed for the fall and winter season as of October 3rd, 2012, and will re-open mid-March 2014.

Competent adult supervision for children is recommended at all times, small children should not be left unattended at any time, not even for a minute.

This info is deemed accurate but not guaranteed, and is provided as an information service only. All patrons use the water park at their own risk.

Important Notice

Information about Wet 'n' Wild is provided as a convenience only. This is not a recommendation or an endorsement rather info provided for information purposes only for Palm Springs tourists. Adult supervision is highly recommended at all times plus supervision is recommended at all times for non-swimmers in your group. Small children and non-skilled-wimmers should wear a PFD floatation device at all times.

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Water Park Attractions & Deals

Wet 'n' Wild Water Park in Palm Springs Ca offers fun in the sun for kids of all ages - vacation fun for everyone.

Birthdays, Vacations, Celebrations

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Rent a Private Cabana - Packages - Specials

Private cabanas are available for rent and are a great idea for birthdays, vacations or celebrations with family and friends. Cabana rentals begin at about $85.00 per day that provide for use of amenities such as cool-mist, inner tubes, chaise lounges and club chairs, and a table and full size umbrella - accommodating about 8 people in your group. For more information, phone the Palm Springs Water Park office at (760) 327-0499.

Food, Friends, Fun...

Catering & Food Service
Your Event at The Palm Springs Water Park

Private on-site catering-style food service is also available for your vacation, birthday or special celebration at Knott's Soak City water park in Palm Springs. Larger VIP cabanas that accommodate a groups of up to 12 are also available for daily rental.

Special Group Rates
and Special Deals Available

Groups such as youth groups, senior groups, birthday parties can find a spectacular discount for daily fun at the water park. How? Contact the main office at (760) 327-0499.

To provide the group information in advance of arrival and inquire about the Birthday Splash Bash package includes one free admission, one kid's meal, birthday cupcakes for each birthday guest and a surprise gift for the birthday girl or boy.

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for Your Family Vacation

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Water Park Rides & Attractions

Here you'll find descriptions of the great variety of rides available at the Palm Springs Wet 'n' Wild Water Park.

NEW for 2014 - Flow Rider

The Flow Rider is a high thrill wave machine that allows guests of all ages to experience the thrill of catching that perfect wave again and again. Flow Rider is one of the most unique wave riding attractions in the world. It features a patented sheet wave technology which creates an endless wave for riders creating a ride unlike anything most people have ever tried, according to park management

Pacific Spin

This two to four person raft ride is a 132-foot long tunnel that drops 60 feet into a 70 foot funnel that concludes in a big splash of a waterfall curtain. For this ride, children must be at least four feet tall, 48" height requirement

Tidal Wave Tower

These two side-by-side speed slides that are 7 stories high! High gravity-defying speed slides.

Sea Snake

50 foot dark and slick tube slide.

Pipeline Point

Experience the Pipeline, Undertow, Wipeout on this hill. This hill includes three slides: An open body slide, and open tube slide, and an enclosed body slide. For this ride there is a 42" height requirement. If the child is between 42"- 48" they must wear a Coast Guard approved P.F.D. (Personal Flotation Device).

Surf Rider Rapids

A 60 foot Multi-rider open raft ride.42" height requirement. If the child is between 42"- 48" they must wear a Coast Guard approved P.F.D., Personal Flotation Device.

Rip Tide Reef

A big 800,000 gallon Wave Pool.
*A Lifejacket is required for anyone who is less than 48" in bare feet or is an inexperienced or non-swimmer.

Sunset River

A 600 ft. long Lazy River. A Lifejacket is required for anyone who is less than 48" in bare feet or is an inexperienced or non-swimmer.

Gremmie Lagoon

2 Kid's pint-sized slides and a splash pool. To use this pool and slide, the children must be less than 52"

Kahuna's Beach House

4-story interactive family funhouse with 5 water slides, hose jets, water curtains, a 1,000 gallon dropping bucket, and more!! A 40" height requirement for children for this attraction.

Food Shops & Snacks
at Soak City Water Park

Hodad's Sandwiches
Salads, sandwiches, burgers, and more!

Taco Stand
Tacos, burritos, nachos, and more!

BBQ Grill. BBQ Chicken, Open select days and hours.

Ice Cream Shop
Tasty Ice Cream specialties, novelties, ice cream sundaes.

Drinks for Adults

Big Island Yacht Club
A poolside bar available in this special 21 and older area. Here you can have a drink and relax in the water. Open on select days only.

Shopping - Surf Shop
Seasonal clothing, merchandise and souvenirs are available here.

Snack Shack
Refreshment Stand offering Souvenirs and cold drinks.

Airbrush Tattoos
Many fun designs from temporary airbrush tattoos.

Midway Games
Duck Pluck. Choose a duck to pluck from the water and you win. Every duck is a winner!

Beachnik Basketball
Try your hand at shooting hoops like the NBA all-stars.

Men's Changing Room
At the Water Park, the mens changing room is called "Muscle Beach."

Women's Changing Room
is are called "Bikini Beach"

Locker Rentals
are available at Knott's Soak City in Palm Springs, Ca.

Pricing subject to change without notice.

* Must show proof of residency in zip codes 90000-93599.
Please note, no other discounts or coupons will be accepted in
conjunction with the $19.99 Junior admission price.
Credit Cards accepted for admission and at most shops and restaurants
(Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Diner's Club, and JCB).

At the Palm Springs water park, Knott's Soak City, adult supervision for children is recommended at all times: small children should not be left unattended at any time, not even for a minute.

Many of the Palm Springs Knott's Soak City Water Park rides have height requirements for children of either 42 inches tall or 48 inches tall. For some rides at the water park, if the child is between 42 inches tall and 48" inches tall they are required to wear a Coast Guard approved P.F.D. personal flotation device.

Smoking at Wet 'n' Wild Water Park
Smoking is permitted in designated areas only.


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