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“So much fun for the whole family!”

Kalahari Waterparks
Ranked #2 of 38 things to do in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence
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Weston, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“So much fun for the whole family!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Great water slides! Everyone loved the lazy river. The rooms are clean and very nice. Cannot wait until we can go back. It is somewhat pricey though.

Visited July 2013
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
The lazy river in the Waterpark is one of my favorite things to do to relax when visiting the Resort. I'm glad you were able to relax on it. Also, we are continually cleaning around the clock because safety is our number 1 priority. Keep a look out on our website and social media platforms if you are looking to get a good deal for next time you visit. Thanks again.
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London, Canada
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“Fun weekend destination”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Very clean. Lots of fun. Great service. The indoor park has something for every age and activity level.

Visited May 2014
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Thanks for taking the time to fill out a little review. I'm happy you enjoyed your weekend and time at Kalahari Resort. Take care and we'll see you back soon!
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Cleveland, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Poor customer service!”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I agree with the reviewer who noted poor customer service. I know Kalahari is not Disney, but not allowing my youngest daughter toplay in the Tree Top area because her head skimmed the top of the line where they "max out" is ridiculous. and YES, this was the MANAGER who denied her. So, because my young daughter is tall for her age, her older peers were allowed in (an inch in difference in height) while she stood crying on the outside. I was IN SHOCK they would allow this in a park that is supposed to cater to families and I was appalled after the amount of money I had just dumped into that disgusting pit. Won't ever go back.

Visited May 2014
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Hello Maureen, I am deeply disappointed that the incident with the Tree Top Play area had such a negative effect on your entire stay and that your daughter was so upset. For the safety & security of all of our precious guests, we do have policies regarding height on all of our attractions, including the Tree Top Play. Hopefully, other than the concern with the Tree Top Play, you were able to enjoy the restaurants, arcade & waterpark. We value you as our guest and I sincerely hope that in the future we have the opportunity to see you again. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us.
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michigan
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Improved!”
Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

We visited Kalahari again for a child's birthday. This time, all the areas were open, all the slides were open from dawn until dusk, and it was "all good."

We went with three kids, ages 1,4, and 5. They all love it.

We had a two-bedroom suite. Very comfy and clean.

We ate in the informal dining room downstairs. It was affordable and good.

The only negatives was that I saw a guard nodding off on duty in the lazy river area. And, it would be nice if they had a system for pairing up groups on the multi-person tube slides, to reduce the lines, like they do on chair lifts at ski resorts.

To avoid lines, get there as soon as they open, and stay late. Peak hours=waits on some rides, although the bareback purple and red slides almost never have a long line, and they're fun. Wear a shirt to avoid back scratches from the slide's seams. They are the fastest slides at the park.

Our kids love Kalahari...we will be back.

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
“Waterpark Hours”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Great place to visit with your family only problem is the hours of the park need to be a little longer perhaps instead of closing at nine, close at ten or eleven that would be great!

Visited April 2014
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Thank Temika C
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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Waterparks, responded to this review, 25 April 2014
Hi Temika! Thank you for taking the time to review us! During busy periods such as holidays, spring break & summer the waterpark is open extended hours, closing at 10 pm. We hope to see you again soon!
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