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Lost Island Water Park

2225 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701-9573
+1 319-233-8414
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Lost Island made a splash on me!

Lost Island Water Park is a fantastic destination for water park fun for the entire family! The... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
KStuff2015
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Waterloo, Iowa
Who Loves Water?

Another hot spot for my kids who love water, water slides, the wave pool and can spend the entire... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Jody B
,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Lost Island is a tropical getaway hidden in the heart of the Midwest! Have you ever seen palm trees in Iowa? How about mysterious ancient ruins? Walking through the gates at Lost Island will make you feel like you just stepped off a plane in some far away destination. We offer a wide range of attractions for all thrill levels. Enjoy the Wailua Kupua - one of the first hydromagnetic watercoasters in the country! Splash around in Tsunami Bay, race your friends down Ta'Katipo, lounge in a deluxe cabana, or float around the Kailahi River. With over 20 attractions available, it won't take you long to get lost.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lazy river” (32 reviews)
“wave pool” (28 reviews)
“all ages” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:30
LOCATION
2225 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701-9573
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+1 319-233-8414
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"isn't bad"
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Lost Island Water Park is a fantastic destination for water park fun for the entire family! The park has so many unique and exciting water slides that are fun to ride over and over again. Each time down offers a new thrill. From the gently...More

Thank KStuff2015
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Another hot spot for my kids who love water, water slides, the wave pool and can spend the entire day in the sun. The only draw back is the eats & treats are kind of pricey.

1  Thank Jody B
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Fantasic park! So many different slides, and pools. Kept the kids busy all day! Highly recommended. Food drinks, even an adult beverage hut.

Thank kelkoolaid
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Spent one day here, in July, with my 2 kids (10 and 12) as part of a 7-day, 7-state roadtrip. Since we had spent quite a bit of time in the car on previous day, we scheduled 1 day here, where we would not spend...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took my grandchildren to Lost Island a few weeks ago and they absolutely loved it! They can't wait to come back and visit next summer to go again!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a great activity for a family. We went 2 days in a row from opening time to closing time. There are plenty of exciting rides to occupy the time. The wave pool is a blast!

1  Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a mini family reunion. There were 11 of us. We had ages 10-70 year olds with us. We had a great time. It was cloudy and looked as if it would rain all day...it was also cold. You would think I would have...More

1  Thank Monica L
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The parking was easy. The options for slides, wave pool, kids areas, and lazy river were great for the kids. The boys thought parts of it were equal or better than the dells.

Thank cdhcch
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I love Lost Island. I make an effort to go at least once every summer. We live close by so it's a quick, easy drive for us. The admission price doesn't seem expensive to me because it takes a lot to maintain that many slides....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I took the Grand daughter for a treat. She was excited and I was tired by the end of the day. Check off my bucket list.

Thank Mark S
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jyblet
18 July 2017|
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Response from _iaholic57 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't as this is a public area with children
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515karlac
10 June 2017|
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Response from PatMargie | Reviewed this property |
Since it is 95 degrees here, I assume for a Floridian, it will be refreshingly warm enough.
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Jami D
16 July 2016|
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Response from Eric B | Property representative |
Jami - The deluxe cabanas are located on our elevated deck removed from the action of the park. If you would like to be near the wave pool you will be most interested in our floor standard cabanas.
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