Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park

Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park

Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park
4.5
Thursday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Set in the heart of Essex, Festival Wakeboard and Aqua Park has rapidly grown into a superior wakeboarding park in Basildon. Enjoy lots of fun and have a great day out on the water either Kneeboarding, Wakeboarding, or exploring our brand new Aqua Park. Complete newbie to wakeboarding? Don't worry with our Beginners cable with our 1-2-1 tuition you can become a pro in no time! Great fun for big groups for team building/corporate days /stag/hen parties/end-of-season celebrations and schools. Fancy a cuppa while watching the little ones on the Aqua Park, or even a spot of lunch... look no further as our onsite cafe can do just that.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Lorraine B
Braintree, UK28 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Great welcome when we arrived and all staff very friendly and helpful. My 87 year old Mum won tickets in an auction and we took grandchildren. There are steps up and down viewing areas but helpful staff made this easier for her. Everything we needed for good day out. Small cafe with good choices and great service. Facilities are not fancy but were clean and tidy - good family feeling. Will take the children again - shame I don't like water !!!
Written 10 August 2023
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Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Festwake a review :-) We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the lake. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Best Wishes The Festwake Team
Written 11 August 2023
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Emeline B
Annecy, France13 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Wonderful surprise to stumble upon this place! Bill was extremely friendly, professional, and patient with our two children (8.5 and 10) who had never tried wakeboarding before and were a little anxious. They ended up having a blast and Bill was cheering for them and not counting their time! Thank you Bill, you made their day!
Written 4 August 2023
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Hello Thank you so much for leaving Bill and Festwake such an amazing review :-) We are so pleased that you enjoyed your wakeboarding experience with us and some wonderful memories were made :-) Our Best Wishes The Festwake Team
Written 5 August 2023
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blackeberg
Stockholm, Sweden812 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
Lots of fun and half the price of lower quality experience that Center Parcs offer. The wakeboarding also looked great and we hope to try that in the future.
Written 31 July 2023
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Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Festwake. If you would like any further information about wakeboarding, please do not hesitate to contact us for a chat. Best Wishes The Festwake Team
Written 5 August 2023
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Rayleigh, UK1 contribution
Jul 2023 • Family
Three 11yr old boys had the water park to themselves for an hour and had a great time! We think the weather had put others off - but we braved it and it was well worth it.

The staff are super helpful, with a special shout out to the young man supervising them on the obstacle course for being so enthusiastic and friendly.

It’s also fun to watch the wake boarders, the beginners and the show off pros!

We’ll definitely be back before the end of the summers hols.
Written 23 July 2023
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Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Festwake and your kind comments have been passed on to our aqua park staff. We look forward to seeing you all again soon :-) Best Wishes The Festwake Team
Written 5 August 2023
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Sam D
Leicester, UK5 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Went to festival wake park today as we were passing by the area and are keen wakeboarders. We were made to feel very welcome and the cable was great with a good range of features. Shame we don’t live close but would highly recommend the park to anyone nearby or thinking about wakeboarding for the first time. Bill and all the staff were friendly and welcoming.
Written 9 July 2023
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Thank you so much for leaving Festwake a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your wakeboarding experience with us and it was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. The Festwake Team :-)
Written 23 July 2023
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Vix
2 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
Excellent little place hidden away in Basildon. I had booked a party for my daughters 13th for 8 children using the aqua park facilities but only 3 turned up on the day and the company gave me a full refund for this even after such short notice.Customer service from all the staff was excellent and they went above and beyond and my daughter and her friends really enjoyed themselves. I will be coming back and thoroughly recommend, such fun.
Written 9 July 2023
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Festwake a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and your comments have been passed on to our staff. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. The Festwake Team :-)
Written 23 July 2023
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peac0ck011
Essex, UK3 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
Fantastic facility...staff reception courtesy and very helpful...sound information and details of the booking, training very professional, simple instructions and guidance. Thoroughly enjoyed the day especially the food at the cabin!
Written 29 May 2023
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Festwake a review. All your lovely comments have been passed on to our staff and Maria in the cafe :-) We look forward to seeing you again soon Best Wishes The Festwake Team
Written 18 June 2023
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Jamie M
1 contribution
Sep 2022
Would just like to say a big thankyou to the team at festival leisure.

The young lads who took our session were awesome and gave really good tips to us to make the best use of the session and more importantly have the most fun!

Everyone had a brilliant time and we are all keen to return again at some point to try out some of the skills we picked up in the session.
Written 16 September 2022
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Festwake a review, it really is appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Best Wishes Festwake Team :-)
Written 16 September 2022
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Olatz R
1 contribution
Sep 2022
Great place! The staff are so friendly and welcoming! It was our first time there wakeboarding and we felt at home.
Highly recommend Festival Wakeboard Park for anyone who is new at wakeboarding. They also do women's only class on a Sunday morning, which is the one I went to, and I absolutely loved it :)
We will be back very soon!
Written 5 September 2022
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review :-) We are so pleased that you enjoyed your wakeboarding experience with us. We are super proud of our Ladies only club "Shredsisters" and everything that it is achieving. We look forward to seeing you again soon. The Festwake Team :-)
Written 7 September 2022
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alang1230
Southend-on-Sea, UK11 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
The staff were excellent, really went above and beyond to help the boys out coaching them and getting them boarding. Highly recommend
Written 20 August 2022
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves with us at the lake and we hope to see you again soon :-) Best Wishes The Festwake Team :-)
Written 24 August 2022
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FESTIVAL WAKEBOARD & AQUA PARK: Tickets, Tours & Things to Know (with Photos)

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Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park is open:
  • Thu - Fri 12:00 - 18:00
  • Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00