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Review of Funtasia Waterpark

Funtasia Waterpark
Ranked #5 of 13 things to do in Drogheda
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located 2 minutes off the M1 motorway and 20 minutes north of Dublin airport. This Egyptian themed entertainment center is the newest addition to the Funtasia family business, boasting the first of its kind in Ireland , pirates cove interactive waterpark, featuring over 200 water gushing activities including the adrenalin pumping super bowl speed slide and the Boomerang. Other attractions include the Atlantis Cove play area, a 14 lane bowling alley, crazy golf, rock climbing, a luxurious Casino, Pharaohs fast food restaurant, video games, simulators and lots lots more!Host the ultimate Birthday party at Funtasia Waterpark, with 14 different party options to choose from, the Funtasia party experience is what dreams are made of! The party suites are exquisitely designed with hand painted and carved themed tables and thrones to ensure a memorable celebration is had by all, Funtasia have Birthdays wrapped up for you!!!!
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Came here in the easter holidays so expected it to be busy however was disappointed at just how busy and chaotic the changing area was. Why do you not stagger people entering the pool and give them an allocated time slot? Surely this would be safer and provide a better experience for the customer. Instead people are pushing and shoving, trying to get to locker (which are all full) while managing young kids. Not enjoyable. The changing area was filthy, nappies, rubbish etc on the filthy floor. One poor attendent left to clean while trying to dodge the hoards of peolpe. Chaos.
The actual pool and slides are great but the changing facilities and amount of people let it down.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sinead F
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"crazy golf"
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"great fun"
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"play area"
in 27 reviews
"water slides"
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"older kids"
in 18 reviews
"fast food"
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"all ages"
in 38 reviews
"zip line"
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"value for money"
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"reptile zoo"
in 13 reviews
"bigger slides"
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"mini golf"
in 11 reviews
"arcade machines"
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"sky walk"
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"bowling alley"
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Although it was very busy this was a great day out for the family. The changing area in the pool is not the best during busy times - especially with a toddler but that was the only downside.

Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Colin7452
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Drove from West Cavan to Drogheda on Saturday 24th of February for a Princess makeover for my daughter's birthday. I've sent Funtasia an email a week earlier and asked if I have to book it but got a reply that it is not necessary to book in advance. Just come along.
On arrival I was told that unfortunately no slot is available for my daughter as there were several birthday parties.
I guess everybody can imagine how disappointed my daughter was. She was in tears nearly all the way home.
I honestly can't recommend to travel long distance for the Princess makeover as you can't be sure you will get a slot.
Could all be avoided if Funtasia would take bookings...
Emailed Funtasia and reported this issue but unfortunately got an unsatisfying reply.

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank York P
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We went yesterday with my son and 4 friends all 9 years old. We got the big splash ticket which gave us unlimited time in the pool area, bowling and the sky walk. The pool slides are just brilliant great for kids that age and older. Once finished in the pool area we had lunch in the centre fast food but also a deli. The lads enjoyed everything. 2 of the lads were not quite 135 cm and could not do the sky walk but staff very quickly sorted us with crazy golf which they really enjoyed. We arrived at 10.30 am and left at 3.40 . Definitely arriving early is the key no one in the pool so no que for the big pool slides.
If I had organised the tickets even 24 hours before the tickets would only be 18 euro. But that said it is still great value to get a package deal. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great place and worth a visit but give yourself several hours

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ainefarrellymeath
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

It's not cheap. But a Great family day out! Ate in the restaurant after swimming decent food! Once you leave the swimming area you're not allowed back in, which is a shame! They should really review the policies, maybe have a one day wristband would make more sense! For people to swim in the morning, go bowling with their family then back in for a swim in the evening. Or even for the local people who live close by could Benefit with an extended 1...2.. or weekend wristband.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ceallachain
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