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Address: 1314 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57703
Phone Number:
1-877-545-2897
Website
Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark!...

Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and water-slides. The park is open year-round and is conveniently located right off I-90 on Elk Vale Road at Exit 61. WaTiki is connected to Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Residence Inn by Marriott which means we can accommodate every one in your pool party!

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Nice indoor water park. Would be nice if the admission was included with adjoining hotel rates instead of seperate. Nice facility.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Andrea M
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Plankinton
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Plankinton
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice indoor water park. Would be nice if the admission was included with adjoining hotel rates instead of seperate. Nice facility.

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Thank Andrea M
Denver, Colorado
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63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We played all day in the park. Great slides, indoor lazy river, hot tub,and pool activities. Wonderful play time when it is cold outside. The restaurant brought our food to the table. Lockers available.

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Thank Jennifer D
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer! Thank you and we appreciate your review about our waterpark. We strive to provide the best waterpark experience for our guests and we love to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are open all year round with less hours on Off-Season weekdays, but we still make sure our facility is warm enough even on Winter Season. We... More 

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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all enjoyed the water park, the slides were soo much fun. Only part that sucks is having to climb so many stairs!!! If you go when they first open its not so crowded, but if you go anytime after noon it's packed!!! They did have a bunch of tubes that were flat so that made it to where it... More 

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Thank genow4
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We apologize if we ran out of tubes on your last visit, it gets so packed on weekends and peak hours of the waterpark is late afternoon. Rest assured we took care of this already, we bought additional new tubes for everyone. And yes you are correct small kids should always be supervised... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the park and the kids did too. It is clean and well maintained. It is very busy so get there early or you may not have a place to sit and put your things. They provide towels however later in the afternoon they are all gone. Get one and hang onto it!

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Thank SherriinNV
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the time writing us a motivating review. We do our very best to keep our waterpark clean and well maintained at all times. Our busiest days are on weekends from noon until late afternoon. I am truly sorry if we ran out of towels from your last visit, but rest assured I have shared this to our... More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We enjoyed the water park on New Years Eve 2017. Was a great time for us and our seven year old. This is a very entertaining park and very enjoyable.

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Thank Marvin N
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Hi Marvin! Thank you for the time you spent to give as an awesome review. New Year's Eve celebration is a very important event for our waterpark, so we make great efforts to provide our guests the best waterpark experience. We appreciate your review and thank you for being guests of ours. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I love to reserve table for a birthday celebration for my kids in the dining area. They have a great time swimming, sliding, arcading and eating/drinking from a great value menu. Then we feast inside and open the gifts! Makes a very Mermorable Birthday Wish ! Also, the hotel, La Quinta, that is attached to the Watiki Water park has... More 

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Thank Barbara D
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and thank you for being guests of our waterpark. We look forward for you next visit and we will be happy to host you and your kids for their next birthday. We love to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay. More 

Havelock, NC
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have been bringing my kids here for years. It's place away from custer to take your kids for fun. I have never had a spectator charge anytime I have came here. So no I have to pay watiki to sit here and watch my own kids this ridiculous.

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Thank msgt7011
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your time giving our waterpark a feedback. I apologize if we did not meet your expectation regarding our Spectator Fee. We brought back the Spectator Fee a while back and this is due to the high demand of our seating space, so we had to implement it. In line with this we wanted our adult guests to... More 

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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We thought it would be fun to spend New Year's Eve here at the big party they advertised on their website, Facebook, and the radio, but for the second time now we get there and hours are not as advertised. They closed the park to the public at 4pm and only hotel guests were allowed in for the New Year's... More 

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5 Thank Erica M
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

I am truly sorry to hear about your experience with our waterpark. This is not the kind of experience we want any of our walk-in or hotel guests to have. I assure you we will be better the next time on announcing if we have any events going on. We are always working towards improvement so your feedback is valuable.... More 

Philip, South Dakota
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of days here in between Christmas and New Years. The kids loved the place and our son spent most of his time on the slides. If you stay for the day, the water park is less crowded in the morning and in the hours after dinner. It's a loud and crowded place, but a great day... More 

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Thank ELLeonard
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience from your last visit in our waterpark. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are hoping we can see you again soon. Stay safe and warm! More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Came here over Christmas with friends and family. Park is clean and good shape. Plenty for adults and small kids to do. Blizzard came through and place stayed warm. 3 hotels attached to the park. Stayed at Residence in in 2 bedroom room and than Fairfield Inn an extra night due to interstate being closed. Both hotels where new and... More 

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Thank L13R
JMikeReyes, Manager at Watiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for sharing your experience with our waterpark. We do take all feedback seriously and strive hard to provide excellent customer service. Some of the staff also stayed in the hotel because of the Blizzard, and we are happy to hear that you were safe and sound and at the same enjoyed our waterpark during this unfortunate weather... More 

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