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Join Us For a Duck-tacular Chance to Win!

Choose your duck, and let the race begin! Swing by the Waterpark Front Desk, Towel Bar or the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, located in the Outdoor Waterpark, to purchase your Duck, or as many Ducks as you'd like, for our thrilling waterpark race. Cheer your duck on, vying for victory and the ultimate prize: a luxurious two-night stay at Kalahari Resorts Sandusky! Proceeds support The Water Colors Life Project's mission to bring clean and safe water to 1 million people in Africa through the Nelson Family Life Foundation.


Mark Your Calendar

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10:30am

Thursday, July 4, 2024 at 10:30am

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 10:30am

Monday, September 2, 2024 at 10:30am

On Your Marks

Choose your duck! Stop by the Waterpark Front Desk, Towel Bar, or the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, located in the Outdoor Waterpark, anytime leading up to each event, and buy as many ducks as you'd like. The cost is $5 per Duck!

Get Set

Let the race begin! Get ready for race day, and stay tuned for the results! You do not have to be present to win.


One lucky winner from each Duck Derby will be awarded (1) Two-Night future stay at Kalahari! Don't miss out on the chance to win. 

Make a Difference

The Duck Derby's proceeds support the Nelson Family Life Foundation and The Water Colors Life Project's commitment to providing clean drinking water to 1 million people in Africa.

Learn More

**All Ducks sold for the Duck Derby Races at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky must be purchased in person at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions located in Sandusky, OH. Must be 18 years or older to purchase a duck. To enter, eligible entrants must purchase a raffle chance at $5 per duck.   Each raffle chance purchase will be paired with a unique number for every duck racing, and a correlating ticket with the same number will be provided to the purchaser.  You must complete the required information requested at the time of the purchase, which includes Name, Mailing Address, Email Address, and Phone Number), in order to be contacted if you are the winner. The winner will be identified by the number marked on the duck that crosses the finish line first. 

** Nelson Family Life Foundation Inc. is a charitable non-profit public organization recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS under Section 501 (c)(3). Federal Tax ID 84-2644307.