May 272014
 

**Masshole Mommy and her family received complimentary admission to LEGOLAND® California in order to experience the park and provide an honest opinion.  All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**

During our recent trip to California, we got to spend an entire day at LEGOLAND®.  It was something that I have always wanted my kids to experience and I was so happy that I had the opportunity to take them.

We actually went on Easter Sunday and I am glad that we chose that day because the park was not as crowded as it probably normally would have been on any other Sunday.   We spent most of the day going on rides, but after lunch, we decided to check out the LEGOLAND® Water Park for a while.  My boys love water parks, so I don’t think they would have let us leave without stopping there for a while.

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LEGOLAND® Water Park is located at the north end of LEGOLAND® California adjacent to  Fun Town. The entrance is located between the Factory Tour and the Adventurer’s Club.

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RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS:

The centerpiece of LEGOLAND Water Park is a 45-foot-tall tower designed to immerse children in the creative world of LEGO®. The four main slides originate with this tower.

Orange Rush: A family tube slide where up to four people can ride together down a 312-foot-long curving track on an 11-foot in diameter half pipe

Twin Chasers: Two side-by-side enclosed red tube slides that stretch nearly 130 feet and pour into a wading area below

Splash Out:  An open body slide that invites guests to slide 240 feet and “splash out” into the water below

Build-A-Raft RiverA one-of-a-kind concept where kids customize their own raft made of soft LEGO bricks before floating down a lazy river

DUPLO® Splash Safari: A water play area designed especially for toddlers with three small slides and interactive DUPLO® characters modeled after the actual pieces found in LEGO sets: an alligator, polar bear and an elephant

Kid Creek: A lazy river within DUPLO® Splash Safari built with younger kids in mind 

Joker Soaker: A fun interactive platform in the wade pool where kids can aim water cannons at each other as a LEGO jester model “tells” jokes while 350 gallons of water pour down upon them

Imagination Station: Interactive, educational and imaginative fun! There are two interactive tables. On one, kids can build bridges, dams and cities out of DUPLO bricks and test them against the flow of water. On the other, they control the flow of water by creating patterns out of LEGO elements.  In another area, a musical water stand with a series of holes on top that squirt water allows kids to become conductors of their own water symphony as they cover holes creating new music notes.

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My two spend had a blast in the DUPLO® Splash Safari and ended up spending a good portion of their time at the water park there.

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS:

Orange Rush: Minimum 42” – Seats up to four (two adults max) with 750 lb weight limit

Twin Chasers and Splash Out: Minimum 42” with 300 lb weight limit
Kid Creek: Children under 42” must be supervised by an adult

Duplo Splash Safari: Children under 42” must be accompanied by an adult

Duplo Splash Safari Slides: Children under 6 years of age must be supervised by an adult and must be able to walk to enjoy the three slides. The two red slides have a maximum weight of 200 lbs. The yellow slide has a maximum weight of 800 lbs. allowing up to four people to slide together.  

Build-A-Raft River: Children under 42” must be accompanied by an adult

Additional restrictions may apply.

One of the coolest features of the LEGOLAND® California Water Park in our opinion were these dryers:

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For $5, you could go stand inside them for a few minutes and walk out completely dry.  We have been to several water parks and have never seen these before.  It’s nice that you don’t have to carry around a change of clothes with you all day!

And before you ask, here is everything else you need to know:

AMENITIES:

The Beach Front Grill:

The Beach Front Grill is a beach-themed quick service restaurant specializing in gourmet burritos and wraps. Other menu items include sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit and quesadillas.

Cabanas:  

·     There are 11 cabanas located throughout the Water Park available to rent.

·     June 6 to 31:  Full Day- $189.99, Half Day- $129.00 (10:30-2:30pm or 3:00-close)

·     May 28 to June 5, 2010 and Sept. 1 to Oct. 3: $99.99 Full Day only. 

·     Up to six people per Cabana and $10.00 per each additional person.  8 total guests per Cabana.

·     Cabanas come stocked with 10 complimentary Coca-Cola products and 2 complimentary LEGOLAND Water Park Towels

·     Cabanas may be rented online in advance or at Guest Services inside the Water Park

Lockers, Family Dryer, Changing Rooms and Showers:

·     There are 600 lockers available to store personal belongings. Family-sized lockers are available for $9. Medium-sized lockers are available for $7.

·     There is one Family Dryer available at the front of the Park – it holds up to four people at one time and costs $5 per use.

Lifejackets, Flotation Devices and Sand Toys:  

·     Complimentary lifejackets of all sizes are available free of charge for guests to use while visiting LEGOLAND Water Park.  Guests are permitted to bring and use their own lifejackets only if they are U.S. Coast Guard approved.

·     Rafts and inner tubes are provided to LEGOLAND Water Park guests. No outside flotation devices are permitted.

·     No outside chairs or umbrellas are permitted inside LEGOLAND Water Park.  

ADMISSION:

·     LEGOLAND Water Park is a $12 upgrade from the standard LEGOLAND California admission and is included in the price of Water Park Hopper tickets and Resort Hopper tickets.

·     Water Park admission is also included in annual Resort Memberships.

LEGOLAND California Admission: $78 for adults, $87 for children 3 to 12 and seniors

Water Park Hopper Pass: $91 for adults, $81 for children 3 to 12 and seniors

Resort One Day Hopper: $97 for adults, $87 for children 3 to 12 and seniors (includes LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Water Park and SEA LIFE Carlsbad)

BRICK-A-BRAC:

  • LEGOLAND Water Park is the world’s first and only LEGO themed Water Park
  • LEGOLAND Water Park is the single biggest addition to LEGOLAND California since the Park Opened in 1999 at 5.5 acres and $12 million.
  • There are 22 LEGO models throughout LEGOLAND Water Park, five of them are jumbo LEGO friends who stand 6-feet-tall and weigh about 250 pounds.
  • The jumbo LEGO friends include a surfer, a lifeguard and a fisherman. They are unusual in that they are piped to splash and spray water onto guests exploring the lazy river.
  • The alligator, elephant and polar bear in the DUPLO Splash Safari are giant-scale replicas of the DUPLO animals that come in LEGO sets
  • The first official guests of the Water Park were 50 children from Camp Connect who were reunited with their siblings during  a once-in-a-lifetime play date.  The children who were separated from their siblings due to placement in the foster care system, had the Water Park entirely to themselves for an hour before the Park opened to the public.
  • Trash cans, recycling bins and benches throughout the Water Park are made of recycled milk jugs. There are 18 benches made of 800 of the plastic jugs each; there are 20 trash cans and 20 recycling bins, each made of 330 milk jugs.  This is just one of many green initiatives on behalf of LEGOLAND California’s Green Wave Committee.

My boys had a blast at the LEGOLAND® California Water Park and even though we didn’t get to spend the entire day there, they were happy that they got to spend as much time there as they did!

  121 Responses to “LEGOLAND® California Water Park”

  1. Lego land was a great time and close to San Diego under an hour drive. My favorite part was the the real movie set from the Lego land movie.

  2. We have a Lego Land over here which the kiddies love.Water parks are so much fun for everyone we are going to go to one near us in the next few weeks.I remember those dryers I love them, we have them at a theme park here for when you get off one of the rides that soak you.

  3. Now that looks like loads of fun fab photos

    Have a legotastic week

  4. This does sound like a great visit! You already know, but my little one loves LEGOs. I didn’t even know there was a water park.

  5. Hari OM
    When I grew up in UK, Lego had not been heard of – we had a similar thing with tiny components called Beta-Bilda. It was a much loved activity for many years and when our litte brother got given Lego there were wars as to which was best… sorry. Memory trigger… &*>

    Have given you a shout out on my post today… YAM xx

  6. I didn’t even realize they had a whole separate water park there. That’s a lot to squeeze into one day!

  7. That sounds like a whole mess of fun! I would probably even like meandering down a lazy river. That dryer hut is amazing!!

  8. Looked like a ton of fun and can’t wait to take my girls back to our local water park this year now for sure 🙂

  9. Lego Land looks fun, and I love the place that you don’t have to carry clothes around! And the place is filled with loads of cool things to do!

  10. Sounds like a blast and we love water parks. I didn’t even know there was a Lego-themed water park!

  11. one day i’ll bring my kids to a LEGOLAND. and they will be so so happy. we all love LEGOS in our house!

  12. Those pics of the guys coming out of the tubes are pretty awesome! What a super fun way to have even more Lego fun!

  13. Lego land has a water park? For water lovers that is too exciting. I think we have a regular Lego Land in TX that I really want to take my girls to.. especially my 9 year old!

  14. Wow! It sounds like you guys had a blast. I’m glad you could get complimentary entry with a review. Enjoy your week!

  15. How cool they have a water park–the Legoland here certainly does not.

  16. My son is dying to go. We thought about it for this year but are heading to Texas instead to see cousins. Maybe next year!

  17. We want to go to Lego land but it is too far from us 🙁 LOOKS AMAZING!

  18. So much fun there. Love hearing about all the great places you go. Fantastic pictures.

  19. There is a legoland in neigbouring Malaysia but I haven’t brought the kids there as yet.

  20. Great post, I like all the details of the park makes us not only want to go there but to be prepared for everything.
    Have a great day!!

  21. My girls would LOVE it! Thank you for sharing–and for the tips!

  22. Omg my boys would LOVE to go there!! Can I just say, how excited the dryer made me?! LOL

  23. My kids would so love it there! We’ve only been to Lego stores but LegoLand sounds and looks amazing.

  24. That looks like fun! We went to legoland last year, but didn’t make it to the water park.

  25. omgosh how fun is this?!! The build a raft idea is really cool and I love those dryers! This puts our local water park to shame lol.

  26. This seems like such a fun place to visit! I would love to go there one day with my family.

  27. Never been there but it looks so fun!

  28. Great info, I especially like that even the waterpark looks like Lego – amazing!!

  29. What fun! It looks like your kids had a great time, I bet mine would too!

  30. Looks like you had a lot of fun! Congratulations on getting this opportunity! Have a terrific day.

  31. I would love to take my boys to Lego land someday. I LOVE the dryer idea…… Looks like your two had a blast at the water park!

  32. Such A Fun Place To Visit So Much To Do & Reasonably Priced Will Have To Go Wih The Family Love Your Boys!! XO

  33. Oh wow, even my youngest is tall enough to go on all those rides. My boys would love it! We saw one of those dryers at Universal, right as you got off some of the water rides(the types that you think you won’t really get all that wet and end up soaked).

  34. We are hoping to hit LegoLand this summer here in FL. It looks like an awesome park.

  35. My kids love legoland, I personally love all the statues built out of legos. Amazing sights!

  36. fun!!! We have been to Legoland in Florida because that is where we live, wish they had a water park – my boys would love this!

  37. How FUN!! I have always wanted to take the kids here. . . looks and sounds amazing.

  38. Wow! That looks like a great water park. Those dryers sure are handy.

  39. My kids would have loved this place too! They love watermarks and Legos.

  40. Thanks for all this awesome information! We have a park in Florida that we will have to go visit!

  41. My boys would go bonkers at Lego Land! Legos and water…. Can there be a better combo???

  42. My kids LOVE the Legoland in Florida, I hope to one day travel to CA and this will be a must stop for us!

  43. Oh my goodness my boys would love this place! Who am I kidding I would love this place.

  44. That place looks incredible! I’d love to take my family there someday!

  45. This looks like the perfect family friendly place to visit! I didn’t realize they had a water park, too!

  46. Okay, this is awesome! I had no idea Legoland had a water park. Maybe I’ve just been under a rock? Looks like a blast. My kids would love to go there. It’s definitely on our bucket list.

  47. My son just saw a commercial for Lego Land, so it is on our to-do list for some year. Looks so fun.

  48. This has got to be the coolest water park ever! Love LEGO and my kids would have a blast here. Those dryers would be so handy. Who wants to be damp and cold walking around?

  49. That looks like so much fun! My boys just love Legos to. I bet they’d dig this place!

  50. So.Cool.
    My kids would love this. they would spend all day in the water probably.
    And how handy is that dryer thing?! that is amazing.

  51. The bric fans at home have been asking and asking to go. It looks like loads if fun and I did live the idea if those powerful blowers!
    Thanks for all the details. I think we can’t delay any longer, so Legoland here we come!

  52. Looks super fun! my kids would love it too!

    they had those drying things at Busch Gardens when we went – we ended up using it too – because we got soaked when we went on the flume ride!

    Great pics!

  53. My son would love LEGO land! I think we have one near us in Atlanta.

  54. How fun is this!!! We are headed to California next month, I’ll have to check into this, my son would love it!

  55. This places looks so awesome! I love the dryers too- so handy to not have to take home sopping wet kids!

  56. It looks like your boys had a blast at LEGOLAND’s water park! Aren’t water parks so much more enjoyable than regular parks on hot days? 🙂 It’s so awesome that you didn’t have to encounter huge crowds on your Easter visit! Great timing!

  57. This look like so. much. FUN! Not only for the kiddos but for adults, too. You’re never too old to connect to your inner child 🙂 Plus I bet that water park is so nice on hotter Summer days.

  58. What a great place to visit! My kids would have a blast and the pictures look wonderful

  59. Just when you think Legos can’t get any better. THEY ADD WATER. Epic!

  60. How cool! Looks like a great time!

  61. What a fun adventure! I know the boys would love to visit.

  62. Looks like a great waterpark to visit. Those dryers are really cool!

  63. I would love to take my son to LEGOLAND. He loves Legos. Hopefully I will get to go soon

  64. What an amazing day! Feeling the need to check it out!

  65. We’ve never been to Legoland OR California for that matter. I know my son would just absolutely LOVE it. Maybe one day we can plan a trip.

  66. How sad is it that I didn’t even know that this place existed… It sounds so awesome.. we will have to check it out one day. Thanks so much for sharing.

  67. The water slides look most fun! What an amazing day!

  68. This looks like a really fun place with lots to do. Why didn’t they have things like this when I was a kid.

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  69. Wow, what a great experience for your family. Looks like everyone had a great time!

  70. How much fun does that look! Last time we went my son was still too little for the waterpark. I’d love to go back!

  71. My kids loved the LEGOland Discovery Center in Kansas City. Add water and this is THE perfect all day outing for the whole family!

  72. we want to go SO badly. We have been to Legoland here in the Orlando area, but never the water park. Duplo Splash Safari Slides looks fun

  73. The kids would love this! What a FUN time!

  74. WOW, looks like you guys had a fun day! I haven’t ventured to our Legoland Water park yet, but I’m definitely wanting to go now

  75. I love the sculptures that they make with the giant Lego blocks– have only seen them at Pleasure Island near Disney in Orlando— but the Lochness Monster is really cool.

  76. That is such a cool water park! We have seen the people dryers at a few places before. Once in Orlando and again this weekend at Cedar Point. I always wondered how well they worked lol.

  77. Looks like the boys had a great time! I’ve heard Legoland was lots of fun!

  78. I’ve never seen dryers like that either. What a terrific idea though!

  79. I have a teenager that I’m sure would LOVE hanging there for the day. I love water slides too so I would totally love to visit too!

  80. How lucky! That’s great that you got to go! My boys would LOVE it!!

  81. This place looks like a blast. It has been on my list of places I want to see.

  82. I am having such a hard time with realizing that I am close enough to go to this park now. We were so close to their location in Florida until we moved. I am hoping we get there this summer and can not wait. It looks like you all had such a great time.

  83. What fun place to visit this must be. Love the pics you’ve taken!

  84. my 8yo went to Legoland Windsor earlier this year and absolutely loved it

  85. A lot of wet fun looks rather nice about now. It’s been so hot already here in Knoxville. I can go for plunge. Happy WW!

  86. We have never been to Legoland before. But I am sure my son would really love it!

  87. Great pictures. I really never had heard much other than the name of Legoland before. I can imagine it would be crowded just on name alone.

  88. Does it get any better for kids to be in over sized Legos, never such a thing when my kids were young, my how times have changed. Hope you ca stop by, enjoy your day!

  89. This looks like a lot of fun! I wish it wasn’t so far away so I could take my son!

  90. Wow what a fun time! I’d love to try the Splash Out and Build-A-Raft River if I were a kid. I remember going to a water park in the tunnel slides, such a good time!

  91. What a great review! So detailed! We have a LegoLand here in Central Florida…I’m not sure if it has any waterpark stuff or not, though.

  92. This looks like such a fun place! I have never met a kid who did not like Legos.

  93. Lucky you – that must have been great fun! 🙂

  94. Looks like you chose the perfect day for that trip 🙂

  95. This looks like tons of fun! I keep hoping they will build a LEGOLAND in the Omaha Metro Area one of these years!

  96. I have never been to Legoland before. It looks like so much fun. I love the dryers. How cool to not have to walk around with wet clothes

  97. My little man has just fallen in love with Legos so I know we have a trip to Legoland in our future. Love the water park pics.

  98. We went when my kids were almost 2 and 4 and they absolutely loved it

  99. Looks like a fun time was had by all!

  100. Ah-mazing! I had no idea Lego had a water park. I’ve seen some of the sculptures before and they are super impressive.

  101. How fun! My kids would love the water park. We went to the Legoland in Florida soon after it opened and my kids still talk about it.

  102. I have to say – you packed in A LOT during your time here! We can’t wait to go to Legoland! Waiting on our baby girl to get bigger so she can enjoy it too. Looks like you all had a ball!

  103. I keep seeing all the ads on their FB account and so want to hop on a plane and go. What a fun trip and to get free tickets is even better!!

  104. I still have my LEGOs from childhood somewhere. I wish the park would existed back then, it looks like such fun for kids.

  105. It looks like so much fun! Would love to visit sometime.

  106. I need to really plan a family trip to LEGOLAND, I know that my daughter would love it.

  107. Looks like a blast. We went last summer to the Orlando location and my kids rather that then ea World!

  108. I love a good water park! This looks like such a fun destination without all the crowds!

  109. We love legoland and all that they offer. Sounds like you and the family had a grand time. I love that fact that you could go in the machine and get dry.

  110. What lucky kids! My kids love legos and water parks, so this would be a dream visit for them!

  111. We have the dryers at our local Universal Studios Singapore park but I’ve never tried them! Great that they work well!

    Ai @ Sakura Haruka

  112. The park looks awesome and it looks like you guys had a great time. However, what I’m wanting is that dang dryer, EVERY pool needs one of those (especially ones at hotels lol).

  113. I am determined to take my son to one of the Lego Land parks if it kills me . The closest we have been is the Lego Land discovery center in Texas.

  114. LEGOLAND Water Park looks like so much fun. We need to plan a trip there one summer.

  115. This looks awesome! My son would love it! I would too.

  116. I skipped Legoland while we were out west, since my son was still so small – barely 34″ tall – but I’d love to make a trip once he’s a little older!

  117. Oh my word a Legoland Water Park!? Man I think my boys would have a blast with anything that has to do with Legos. Now I feel like we need to travel.

  118. My kids would behave SO WELL for a few days anyway, if they knew I was taking them here. It looks fun!

  119. We have some water parks around Toronto but I’ve never been as they are jammed with kids.

  120. The looks like tons of fun! My oldest would love the slides, my youngest the Duplo area. I think both would love building their own raft.

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