Rides and Slides – Will You Ride them All?

Check out the Midwest's Largest Indoor Waterpark and the tons of waterslides and rides in addition to shark, mermaid, and surf lessons. Head to the outdoor water park for another adventure of water slides and raft rides in addition to a lazy river, wave pool, kids activity area complete with tipping bucket and so much more. Once dried off families can head to Safari Outdoor Adventure Park to continue a fun-filled family getaway. Kalahari Resort and Convention in Sandusky, OH has so many rides and slides you won't know where to start on your next family vacation getaway.


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

Crocodile Cove

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

Bring It On: Shoot and Score


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

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

Basketball Hoop in the indoor waterpark 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!



Underwater Virtual Reality

DIVR combines the weightlessness of being in water with the immersion of Virtual Reality, transforming any pool into a fantastic adventure where anyone can go flying, deep sea diving, or zooming through outer space.


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three girls wearing mermaid tails in a pool

Become a Mermaid

Do you believe in mermaids & mermen? Of course, you do! Join the intrigue of mermaids and become one for yourself. Book your lesson today!

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Never Stop Believing: See For Yourself


ZanziBAR Pool

Now Open! Enjoy the large sun deck for relaxing and sunbathing or splash away in the huge outdoor pool.

Age Groups: Bigger Kids and Up

bugs burrow kids area in the outdoor pool area. Filled with waterslides, giant bug statues, and kids having a blast!

Bugs Burrow

Ever dream of what it would be like if you were shrunk down to the size of a bug? Imagine how your view of the world would be.

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Age Groups: Little Ones and Bigger Kids

a young girl riding a water slide

Extreme Rush

Step into the launch pod, listen to the countdown and feel the trap door fly open beneath your feet.

Age Groups: Tweens and Up

Lifeguards on standby at Kids Safari.

Kids Safari Pool

Pool, Slides, Animals, OH MY! Your little one will love splashing around outside in this African themed pool.

Age Groups: Little One and Bigger Kids

the sahara sidewinders slide in the Outdoor waterpark

Sahara Sidewinder

Experience high speeds and high thrills as your tube launches down dark tunnels, gaining speed before rocketing into a tight curve around massive saucer openings.

Age Groups: Tweens and Up

The Serengeti Spinner slide at the outdoor waterpark

Serengeti Spinner

Serengeti Spinner features back-to-back curves and 360 spins.

Age Groups: Tweens and Up

String Ray tube ride in the outdoor waterpark


Soar up steep sides and experience a few gravity-defying moments as the tube rocks up and down the funnel sides.

Age Groups: Tweens and Up

Tornado Alley tube slide at the outdoor waterpark

Tornado Alley

Sudden drops, high banking slaloms and zero gravity moments as you navigate through this adrenaline-inducing thrill slide.

Age Groups: Tweens and Up

Guests relaxing in Lagoon Pool.

Lagoon Pool

Relax, sunbathe, and splash away in our Lagoon Pool.

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Free Fall Jump Tower

The Free Fall Jump Tower is an adrenaline factory unlike any other. A 50ft drop creates the ultimate thrill for those daring enough to make the jump. The question is, are you willing to take the leap?

Note: Closed during high wind conditions.


Astro Ball

Test your resolve and determination to see how high you can climb. Don't Look Down! You've Got This

Zip Line Tour

Soar over 60 feet above Safari Outdoor Adventure Park on our 200 - 400 foot-long zip rides. Riders must be 48" tall to enjoy this attraction.

Note: Closed during high wind conditions.

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Adventure Climbing Walls

Climb to new heights on our two 32 foot high custom climbing walls featuring race timers and auto belay safety systems.

Note: Closed during high wind conditions.

little boy feeding the giraffes

Safari Adventures Animal Park

Experience up-close and educational encounters with the animals of Africa. *All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Overview of the ropes course in the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park in Ohio

Ropes Course

Test your balance and coordination on this three level course featuring 48 elements spanning over 750 feet of thrilling ropes adventures.

Note: Closed during high wind conditions.

Little boy playing with golf ball and club at minigolf.

The Great Escape Mini Golf

Hit the links outdoors for 18 exciting holes at the Great Escape Mini Golf.

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