Take a leap into summer and visit one of Melbourne’s water parks to experience the best and biggest water slides.
All of these water parks in Melbourne, as well as close to Melbourne in Regional Victoria, feature the best indoor or outdoor water slides for huge fun over the warmer months.
Best water slides in and near Melbourne
1. Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre, Keilor Downs
Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre is the perfect place to exercise and have fun!
The highlight of the centre is two huge water slides where you can enjoy extended hours of fun – note you have to be over 120cm to ride. There is also a kids' splash park with smaller water slides and water features.
You will also find a 50-metre, 10-lane swimming pool, dedicated fitness studios with classes, a warm water exercise pool with spa, steam room and sauna and a wellness centre. Plus an on-site creche and cafe for all-day fun!
Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre, 90 Taylors Rd, Keilor Downs VIC 3038, +61 3 9249 4635
2. Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre, Oak Park
Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre offers a kids' water splash park and two huge outdoor water slides.
There is also a cycle studio, group fitness or you can take a dip in one of the seasonal outdoor heated pools or the shaded learners' pool for the kids.
You can even celebrate those special events with birthday parties and special occasion party packages on offer.
Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre, 563a Pascoe Vale Rd, Pascoe Vale VIC 3044, +61 3 8311 4600
3. WaterMarc Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Greenborough
You can find an adrenaline-inducing addition to Melbourne’s water slides at WaterMarc Aquatic and Leisure Centre.
This state-of-the-art facility also provides leisure and toddler pools with programs for people of all ages and levels of experience, a health club and childcare.
The Tantrum Alley water slide is one of the best that Melbourne has to offer for optimal fun! The centre also features a swimming pool inflatable and pool parties are available to make your next party extra fun.
WaterMarc Aquatic and Leisure Centre,1 Flintoff St, Greensborough VIC 3088, +61 3 9422 6111
4. Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre (Casey RACE), Cranbourne
Owned by the City of Casey and managed by the YMCA, Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre has been purpose-built to cater for people of all ages and experience.
There is a space bowl and tandem raft water slide, along with a toddler play pool featuring an interactive splash park and tipping bucket.
Adding to Melbourne’s water slide offering, the water park also has an indoor 50m pool, swim school and rehabilitation programs, a health club and a spa, steam room and sauna.
Childcare options and a cafe are available on-site.
Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East VIC 3977 03 5990 8600, firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Aquarena, Templestowe
For the best water slides in a recreational venue all year round, Aquarena at Templestowe has two giant outdoor water slides and a splash pad.
The centre has both outdoor and indoor heated pools with a spa and steam room, diving boards and toddler and learner pools.
Aquarena offers community programs, group fitness and childcare as well as a health club for their members.
Aquarena, 139-153 Williamsons Road, Templestowe Lower, 3108 03 9848 0000
6. Noble Park Aquatic Centre, Noble Park
A large water park and splash pad area and fountains aren’t the only fun at Noble Park Aquatic Centre – it also features Melbourne’s biggest water slide!
There are smaller slides as part of the splash park for the tiny tots, a gradient beach entry and multiple pools for access all year round.
The centre is accessible for everyone with family change rooms, water wheelchairs and hoists, a BBQ area and multipurpose rooms for hire.
Noble Park Aquatic Centre, 9 Memorial Drive, Noble Park, VIC, 3174, +61 3 9546 7955
7. Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC), Bentleigh East
Designed to provide relaxation, recreation and wellbeing, the Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre features two adrenaline-racing water slides.
The ‘Shipwreck’ offers all the twists and turns that can be experienced with a friend and ‘The Pirate’s Plunge’ ends with a splash to make for the best water slide fun.
Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) also has indoor and outdoor pools for leisure all year round, group fitness, kid's party options and hire facilities as well as school holiday programs.
A physiotherapist, cardio room, wellness programs and childcare facilities are available for the extra care families need.
Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC), 200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East, 03 9575 7100, email@example.com
8. Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre, Craigieburn
At just under 14 metres tall, Splash Aqua and Leisure Centre’s two hair-raising water slides have all the twists and turns to get the best speed a water slide can offer.
The centre also has a range of facilities including the children’s aqua play zone, three indoor pool areas, a spa, sauna and steam room and a 24-hour gym on site.
There are health, wellness and lifestyle programs, learn-to-swim classes, a cafe and an outdoor training area.
9. Knox Leisureworks, Boronia
Knox Leisureworks at Boronia features a huge 80-metre water slide for the best water fun in outer Melbourne. Full of twists and turns, this water slide is open all year round.
The centre also has two indoor pools for classes and recreation of all ages and abilities and offers group fitness, lessons and a spa.
There is 24-hour gym access and childcare to provide the best in health and wellbeing for families.
Knox Leisureworks, 35 Tormore Road, Boronia, 3155, 0397623133
10. Aquapulse, Hoppers Crossing
Claiming the title of the best water slides in the West is the PIPEline and WorldALLEY water slides at Aquapulse in Hoppers Crossing.
Not for the faint-hearted, these water slides have the added fun of rafts to add something extra to the twists and turns of these exhilarating water slides.
For the smaller tots and those looking for something more relaxing there is a splash park with play areas and water slides.
Aquapulse also has two pools for all-year-round access, a spa, sauna and steam room and a gym with fitness classes ranging from personal training to pilates.
Aquapulse, 80-82 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing, 3029, +61 3 8734 5678
11. Pines Forest Aquatic Centre, Frankston North
Frankston’s biggest seasonal aquatic centre can be found at Pines Forest which provides a large water slide for hours of outdoor summer fun!
You can also find a 50-metre 6-lane outdoor pool, toddlers pool and hoist facilities for accessibility.
To make a day of it, there is a BBQ and shaded picnic areas as well as landscape recreational facilities, a playground and venue hire is available.
Pine Forest Aquatic Centre, Forest Dr, Frankston North, VIC, 3199, +61 3 9786 4568
12. Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre (PARC), Frankston
A beach entry, wading pool and aquatic playground aren’t the only fun at Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre which also has two giant award-winning water slides!
The Python and the Constrictor offer hours of fun for bigger kids, while the aqua playground offers three smaller water slides and bubbles, sprays and jets for little kids to enjoy.
There is also a 50m indoor heated pool and a children's learn to swim pool and a health club with classes, wellness activities and a cafe on site.
Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Cnr Cranbourne Road & Olive Grove, Frankston VIC 3199, 03 97881 8444, firstname.lastname@example.org
13. Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre, Maribyrnong
**OPENING SOON** A new water slide offering is on its way at Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre in 2023!
The leisure pool includes a frog water slide that winds over a fun play area with water sprays and tipping buckets for hours of fun.
A range of pools is available for all ages with group classes for all abilities. Access is also available to the spa, sauna and steam room and a health club with indoor and outdoor recreational areas.
Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre, 1 Aquatic Drive, Maribyrnong, (03) 9032 4100, email@example.com
14. Adventure Park, Geelong
Victoria’s biggest water slides can be found at Adventure Park at Geelong with water slides suitable for all ages.
The Tornado, Tsunami and Aqua Racer offer exhilarating fun for older children looking for adventure while smaller children can find water slide fun in the Tiny Tots Splash Zone, Bonito’s Bay Waterplay, the Wild West Canyon and Gold Rush Rapids.
There are also rides, activities and plenty of food options for a great family day out.
Adventure Park, 1249 Bellarine Hwy, Wallington VIC 3222, +61 3 5250 7200
15. Funfields, Whittlesea
Outside of Melbourne you will find Funfields Theme park offering the most action-packed day for families.
Funfields have a range of water slides for all ages and the Volcano Beach wave pool. Try the Gravity Wave or Kraken Racer, the Typhoon or Blackout for exhilarating fun.
There are two Splashdown water slides, the Wipeout, Tiki Bay Bumper Boats and Amazonia Falls water play featuring a giant tipping bucket, water slides, fountains and cannons.
The Birdy Cove Waterplay and Paddle Pool has been designed for little ones in mind, with play options, a water bucket, platforms, water jets and water slides for them to enjoy.
Funfields, 2365 Plenty Road, Whittlesea, Victoria 3757, Australia, 03 9716 1078
16. Gumbuya World, Tynong North
Gumbuya World in Tynong North has 8 epic water slides for all ages and adrenaline levels from the Boomerango to the Red Belly Racer, the Taipan and the Tiger Snake Tango.
There are rockpools, a wave pool and the Lazy River for relaxing as well as the aquatic jungle gym, Typhoon Island which includes water guns and sprays, a giant tipping bucket and mini water slides.
It’s the only water, wildlife and theme park in Victoria you can also experience rides, and get up close with wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, farm animals, dingoes and pythons.
Gumbuya World, 2705 Princes Highway, Tynong, Victoria 3813, 03 5624 9888, firstname.lastname@example.org