Best Water Slides for Kids In Sydney

  • Preschoolers
    Mums & Bubs

The best way to cool down in Sydney’s heat is with a nice cool pool and a long, curvy water slide of course! We’ve searched Sydney to find the best water slides ever…Woo Hoo!

Raging Waters Sydney

Raging Waters is Sydney’s best water park and it’s an easy drive (just 40mins from the centre of Sydney). Aside from its impressive collection of massive slides, it also has 10 kid-friendly water slides including miniature versions of the larger slides like T5 and the H2GO Racers.

Nickelodeon Beach is a wonderful play area for under 5s, with water slides perfect for mini-adventurers. There is also a splash play area, a huge beach and a massive wave pool. New in 2016 is the super cool Tap’N’Play wrist band ride reserver feature, and what’s sure to be a thrill-seekers favourite- The Bombora. There is also the brand new Dinosaur Lagoon which will take you back 65 million years in time and bring your face to face with 9 interactive fierce carnivores and humungous herbivores, as well as more shade via giant umbrellas, and a new cafe.

Where: 427 Reservoir Road, Prospect, NSW
Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm (times and dates vary.)

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre is the best indoor pool for families. They have a lovely water playground for toddlers and of course an excellent water slide. Kids have to be taller than 1.2 meters to slide but there are heaps of amazing water play for little ones. They’ll love the river rapid ride, spray jets, spurting volcanos and bubble beach. Plus there’s Splasher’s Water Playground, where there’s a giant bucket that fills with water and splashes into the pool below, and Aqua Tune, a playful musical instrument that kids of all ages can interact with and play to create their own musical fun!

Where: Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park
Opening Hours: Weekdays: 5am-9pm, Weekends and Holidays: 6am-8pm

splasher's slide


Jamberoo Action Park is just over an hour’s drive south of Sydney. It boasts heaps of water rides including Billabong Beach, Outback Bay, and Mushroom Pool dedicated to your little swimmer! There are several mini-water slides for every kids’ thrill-seeking needs and an awesome aquatic cubby house.

Where: 1215 Jamberoo Road, Jamberoo
Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm, except for 13 & 25 December 2016

WaterWorld Central: Liverpool and Doyalson

Sydney’s best pop-up water park is returning to two locations this summer! WaterWorld Central boasts epic water slides at the dragon pool, snow world, shark slide and hippo slide as well as fun inflatable obstacle courses and plenty to bounce on while staying cool. Parents can even join kids on the Dino Slide! 

Where: Woodward Park, Liverpool and Doyalson RSL
Opening Hours: 10am-4pm daily

waterworld dino slide

Aquatopia, Prairiewood Leisure Centre

The Prairiewood Leisure Centre’s Aquatopia has grassed areas with complimentary inflatable rides, cabanas available for hire, 10m high giant slides, an interactive baby pool and a Stingray Surfing and skimboarding half-pipe ride. It’s super cheap too - local residents can get in for just $14 each or get a family pass for only $45- cheaper than a day at the movies! Watch out for selected twilight evenings where you can enjoy the park in the evenings.

When: Open 7 days, times change daily and are available here
Where: Prairie Vale Rd, Prairiewood

Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre

Every kid will love going here! The Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre may only have one slide but it’s an impressive 56m long.  There is no restriction and no extra charge, and once they’re tired of that there’s the wading pool, bubble whirlpool, and the Rapid River.

Where: 504 Victoria Rd, Ryde
Opening Hours: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Emerton Leisure Centre

Check out the Emerton Leisure Centre’s Kidzone, the fun kid's area that boasts a 10-metre slide and aerated beach geysers. Be sure to splash around near the enormous Spray Bollards, or just relax near the steps with your little one.

Where: 35 Jersey Road, Emerton (near Blacktown)
Opening Hours: 7am – 8pm

Botany Aquatic Centre

Botany Aquatic Centre has two water slides, one of which is a double tubed slide. These long, twisty slides are packed with hours of fun but kids have to be at least 1.3 metres to ride. You need to pay entry into the centre and extra for the slides.

Entry Fee:
Adults – $6.00
Children 5 years and over – $4.00
Family 2 x adults and 2 x children – $17.00

Waterslides Fee:
Single ride – $2.50
10 single rides – $16.00
Half-hour session – $8.00
10 x half-hour sessions – $64.00

Where: Myrtle & Jasmine Streets, Botany
Opening Hours: slides are open on most weekends, school holidays and public holidays

Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre

There’s an indoor and an outdoor slide for kids at Hurstville Aquatic Centre. Kids under 5 get in for free too! All children under 15 years of age must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

Entry Fee:
Adult – $8.50
Child – $6.50

Where: Cnr King Georges and Forest Roads, Hurstville 2220
Opening Hours: Weekdays: 5.30am – 9.00pm, Weekends: 6.00am – 8.00pm, Public Holiday: 8.00am – 6.00pm


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Dec 04 2015