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The Midwest's Largest Indoor Waterpark

173,000 sq ft, filled with Wet. Wild. Fun. What are you waiting for? Come splash around!

KR Hours

Waterpark Hours

Sunday - Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Note: Our indoor waterpark is open until 10pm on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (July 2 - July 4).

KR Resort Map

Explore the park

View a map of the waterpark.

Waterpark included with your stay

When you stay, play all the days! Overnight guests can access the waterpark as early as 12pm on the day of arrival and stay until 3pm on the day of departure.

Waterpark Information

TIP: Children under 48" are required to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life vest. Though encouraged to bring your own life vest, we do have complimentary life vest available on a first come, first served basis. 

Attraction Policy: During select times, the waterpark will rotate the openings and closings of all attractions throughout the day in order to ensure that our guest are able to enjoy all of our amenities. A duplicate attraction may be closed on low occupancy days.

For resort guests, Check-in time begins at 4:00pm. Should you arrive as early as noon, you can pre-register and begin to enjoy the Waterparks. Check-out is no later than 11:00am. After you have checked out, if you have the time, we invite you to stay with us until 3:00pm in the Waterpark and enjoy the many other great Kalahari amenities and services available.


some friends sliding down the cheetah racer slide in the indoor waterpark

Cheetah Race

Grab a mat and challenge three friends to a race down Cheetah Race. 

3 - 2 - 1: RACE!

mom and daughter smiling and playing in coral cove

Coral Cove

Zero depth entry water play area featuring slides, bouncers, mini basketball and more.

PERFECTLY SIZED: Made Just for Little Ones

Basketball Hoop in the indoor waterpark pool.

Crocodile Cove

Play a game of water basketball in this 3,000 square foot activity pool.

Bring It On: Shoot and Score

a young boy riding the wave simulator


Test your body-boarding or surfing skills on this 5-foot wave simulator. 

Perfect For: The Bold and Coordinated

adults enjoying the hot tub

Indoor/Outdoor Spas

The indoor/outdoor spas let you move between either without needing to get out of the warm, relaxing water.

Time To Warm-Up: Indoors and Outdoors

The kids safari pool area

Kid's Safari

Fun-sized and jam-packed with interactive activities.

Perfectly Sized: Made just for little ones

A woman relaxing in a tube as she floats in the lazy river.

Lazy River

Take a break from the waterslide action and wind down the lazy river.

Go Ahead: Relax

Mom and Daughter getting splashed on in Leopard's Lair/Splashdown Safari

Leopard's Lair

It's a multi-level water tree fort for all ages! Wade in the zero-depth entry pool, zip down slides of all sizes, play in water features and get soaked from the cross-firing water cannons!

Watch Out: Water Cannon on Blast

Two couples in the the indoor swim-up bar enjoying monster cocktails.

Mud Hut Swim-Up Bar

Enjoy signature cocktails or beer on tap while lounging in the pool.

Rippling Rhino

Rippling Rhino

Perfect for groups of two or three, meander through a giant flume, navigating turns and drops before coming to a stop in the catch pool below.

Better: Together

A bunch of kids playing shooting hoops in the pool

Shooting Star

Athletically inclined adventurers will love the challenge of shooting hoops in this 3,700 square foot water basketball pool.

SHOOT: And Score!

Storm Chaser tube slide

Storm Chaser

Race through the twists and turns of this exciting tube slide.

BE ADVENTUROUS: Chase the storm!

Mom and daughter screaming going down a group toilet bowl waterslide

Swahili Swirl

Giant thrill-seeker raft ride for up to four.

BETTER: Together

a young boy swirling around a water slide

Tanzanian Twister

Around and around you'll go as you twist through this funnel flume at up to 40 mph! Once at the center, prepare for a free fall into the catch pool below.

How Will You Fall: Gracefully or Not So Much

some friends sliding down the victoria falls slide in the indoor waterpark

Victoria Falls

Grab your whole crew and hop on this family raft ride! 


a girl enjoying the wave pool

Wave Pool

Wade in the waves & relax in our zero-depth entry wave pool.

A Classic: Splash, Float, Bob

someone sliding down the zig zag zebra slide in the indoor waterpark

Zig Zag Zebra

Zig and zag as you soar down this tandem tube slide. 

Get Ready: To S-O-A-R

the zimbabwe zipper slide in the indoor waterpark

Zimbabwe Zipper

More adventurous thrill seekers will zip down this flume at more than 40 mph!


Towel Rentals

You can bring your own towels or we have towels available for rent for resort guests at the towel station within the Waterpark. As long as the towels are returned daily, there's no charge for our overnight guests. If towels are not returned - there is a daily charge of $25 per towel.

Indoor Waterpark Extras and More

A father and two young sons playing on a couch in a cabana

Bungalows & Cabanas

Whether you're having a party, need space to keep the kids things, or just want your privacy...we've got the spot for you!

See Cabanas & Bungalows
Birthday party set up in a cabana in the indoor waterpark

Throw a Party!

Looking for a place to celebrate your Birthday or Group Event? Look no further than Kalahari. Imagine the possibilities!

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Early Waterpark Access

Add to your stay and enjoy an extra hour of slides, splashes, and smiles before the crowd! Feel like a VIP and skip the lines!

Get Access
Mom and daughter screaming going down a group toilet bowl waterslide

Purchase Day Passes

Not staying at the resort, but still want to play? You're in luck. We offer LIMITED day passes admission. Book your passes online and guarantee your admission.

Book a Day Pass

Waterpark Safety Information

Kalahari is committed to the safety of our guests. We ask that you read and abide by all rule and procedures here and throughout our Waterpark. Have fun. Be Safe. 

See All Safety Information
Boy finishing with the underwater DiVR experience.

Underwater VR

Explore the majestic ocean and all the beautiful creatures it homes or 3-2-1-BLAST OFF into space and navigate through all the galaxies!

Experience DiVR
family enjoying themselves and some food and drinks inside a cabana.

Cabana Rentals

Explore the relaxation possibilities of what a cabana or bungalow can bring through great cabana/bungalow packages. 

Reserve a Cabana
a young girl wearing a mermaids tail and swimming in a pool.

Waterpark Experiences

Want to become a mermaid? We have amazing trainers to help you turn fantasy into reality!

Waterpark Lessons

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Your Kalahari adventure awaits.