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“For an indoor waterpark, it is fun for awhile”
Review of Aqualand

Aqualand
Ranked #45 of 274 things to do in Cologne
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is an indoor waterpark in Cologne, Germany. It is medium size and all enclosed under a glass dome like most of them there. Space is a premium and mostly filled with various tube rides and body rides. We were staying in Aachen, so it is about an hour from there and we wanted something different than the usual tourist sightseeing things, which for those under 20, get boring. There is seating and lounge chairs, large pools to get wet in plus rides. The best ride is like at Wet n'Wild, in Orlando, Fl. The person enters a small booth with a drop floor that opens. You drop fast down a long tube. It is fun but the drop could be longer for more thrills. The single man tube rides are fairly tame and not scary. It is not a scary ride park at all, but a nice diversion for any tourist with teens or kids. There are many better scary waterpark rides elsewhere, but this is about it for that area I know of. The water was warm as was the air temp inside and we went on a cold day. Kind of expensive.

Thank perryaam
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

We went on a Tuesday eve 19-22.
We are my sister ( 27) my son (6) myself (36)
Maybe I should mention that I am a yoga teacher and energy healer.
Entering the entrance hall I felt like a wall of energy hit me, first I was not sure if they were planning some kind of frequency to alter your state. I was not concerned as it was great stuff.
Than I saw 100's of amethysts and rose quartz, smoky and clear quartz ( huge)
I ve been at many fairs and crystal shops, I ve never experience anything quite like it.
The mix of constant water running close by, a glass roof to clear them monthly left those beauties at the height of their healing capacity.
It was fairly empty. And we booked a Himalayan salt grotto for £10 for all of us 45 min. This was not added to out 2.5hr ticketes for the swimming so we would not lose any valuable slide time.
All up 3 people over 3 hrs 40euros-a steal!
I ve to say we did not eat anything so I can't comment on food or service in that sector.
There were enough life guards and the water was clean! As so the changing rooms!
Surely when the place is mobbed and enough people who don't (or do) give a sh** lol invade it would be not pleasurable Indeed.

We loved the slides - best ever as usually my boy is to small to go on any cool ones. In the uk which only leaves him frustrated and roped off feeling. As he is a big boy!

Even wee William loved the Himalayan salt experience and played in the "desert sand" they left us in there for a good hour and I never experience such good value for money. The perfect place to do your own energy work and meditate ! If you look for excitement here you might be disappointed. If you can soak in the energy of several big amethysts amplified by massive ancient pink salt rocks - this is the ticket
I still floating and energised from yesterday and ll cherish this experience forever :-)

1  Thank My121yoga
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

Watch out with filling your drinks if u accidently spill something you have to pay twice, the food isnt great either.

Thank Michelle X
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

One to avoid. Firstly, the cost is OK, but then the problems start. Try NOT to slip over on the tile floor, which are wt and slippery. Doesn't matter if you wear shoes or flip-flops, its lethal under foot. The swimming pool is nothing to write home about, various sections taken over by semi-pornographic acts being openly conducted under various coves, especially in the hot pool, which is dark and selubrious (dirty and slutty). Slides are OK, good fun when you get past the extensive queues. Not enough rubber rings, no sharing *typical and not unexpected*....

But, herein lies the major problem. The water quality is very poor, dirty water, little or no chlorine cleanser, outside grass from the open area fed into filtration systems. Nappies, urine, and in one area some excrement floating in one of the slides.

A very poor experience overall, and now with a foot infection from the dirty water.

9  Thank Brunei098
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

We visited Aqualand with two families with small children (age 2-5) on a Saturday afternoon. The kids had a fantastic time in the children's area and the older ones came on some of the adult slides with the adults. We spent a total of 5 hours there and nobody was bored. There were some very good slides for the adults too.

The one thing we would do different next time is to bring our own food. The food in Aqualand was not good (chicken nuggets, soggy chips and frozen pizza).

Overall, we had a very good day - the kids had a great time and went home thoroughly worn out after all the excitement.

7  Thank habba_batata
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