Indoor Water Parks Near Des Moines

Indoor Water Parks Near Des Moines

Indoor Water Parks Near Des Moines, Iowa

We love a fun, family getaway and what better place to stay than somewhere with an indoor water park?! Whether it is freezing cold outside and you have the urge to swim or if it is steamy and rainy, here is a list of indoor water parks near Des Moines. Am I missing your favorite indoor water park? Let me know and we will get it added!

Adventureland Inn

3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, Iowa


Adventureland Inn features two indoor courtyards! The West Courtyard features a 5-foot swimming pool, two six-foot water slides, and a hot tub. The East Courtyard features an interactive shallow pool for children with a rain tree, tipping buckets, and our famous frog water slide. This courtyard also includes a 25-person hot tub as well as an all-ages’ pool featuring the only indoor, swim-up bar in Iowa.

Boji Splash Waterpark

630 Linden Drive, Arnolds Park, Iowa


3 hours and 20 minutes from the Des Moines area

Boji Splash Waterpark offers an all-ages tube slide, lazy river and more. The kids will have super fun playing on the pirate ship with water cannons as well!

CoCo Key Water Resort – Ramada

3321 S 72nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska


2 hours and 10 minutes from the Des Moines area

CoCo Key Water Resort offers an interactive aquatic jungle gym for kids of all ages includes zero-depth entry, the slides, water cannons and 300 gallons of bucket dumping fun.

The Slides of Parrot’s Perch – A collection of 3 slides, in and around Parrot’s Perch, our interactive play area has over 150 feet of water sliding fun!
With slides to match the various heights of our guests, the Parrot’s Perch offers multiple opportunities to bend and spin.

Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

350 Bell Street Dubuque, Iowa


3 hours 10 minutes from Des Moines area

An entire fun water playground, slides, pool, arcade and zero-entry spray area for younger children. Fun for the entire family.

Great Wolf Lodge

1700 American Blvd. E. Bloomington, Minnesota


3 hours 35 minutes from Des Moines area

10401 Cabela Dr. Kansas City, Kansas


3 hours 45 minutes from Des Moines area

Great Wolf is an entire theme park under one roof! You can enjoy water slides, a wave pool. lazy river, fun water playground, arcades, rock climbing and other attractions for the entire family. Take a look from when we visited Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota.

Honey Creek Resort

12633 Resort Drive, Moravia, Iowa


1 hour 45 minutes from Des Moines area

Zoom down the two-story water slide, float down the lazy river, relax poolside, and soak in the hot tub. Buccaneer Bay also features a snack bar and arcade. We have had tons of fun playing and splashing at Honey Creek Resort!

King’s Pointe Resort

1520 E Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, Iowa


2 hours 30 minutes from Des Moines area

King’s Pointe Resort offers indoor and outdoor waterparks! The indoor waterpark includes water slides, zero-entry pool, lazy river and more.

Liberty Lagoon Indoor Water Park – Sleep Inn & Suites

1840 N. Church Road, Liberty, Missouri 


2 hours 40 minutes from Des Moines area

Liberty Lagoon Water Park offers a large slide, kiddie pool and spray pad and more. Perfect for younger children.

Ramada Tropics & Resort

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 


Water slides, a pirate ship with small slides and shooting water for little ones to play.

Venetian Water Park – Holiday Inn

11801 Fountains Way North, Maple Grove, Minnesota


3 hours 50 minutes from Des Moines area

Rain, snow or shine, the 25,000 square foot Venetian Indoor Waterpark provides a Mediterranean style weatherproof retreat.  Take a break from Mother Nature’s unpredictable weather and enjoy this indoor waterpark for your next family vacation. Include (2) four-story waterslides, the Bambini Piscina, the toddler and young children’s pool area with zero entry-level, basketball hoop and an arcade for kids of all ages.

Wasserbahn Water Park – Ramada

2211 U Avenue, Williamsburg, Iowa


1 hour and 30 minutes from the Des Moines area

Pool area with fountains, slides, zero-entry, and fun for all ages.

Wilderness Resort

511 E Adams Street, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin


5 hours from Des Moines area

Wilderness Resort is filled with hours of indoor and outdoor fun. They offer four indoor and four outdoor waterparks along with restaurants, mini-golf, zipline, rope courses, climbing walls, arcades, race cars and so much more. Wilderness Resort is a great reason to visit the Dells any season. Take a look at our fun winter vacation at Wilderness Resort!

Wild Woods Waterpark – Holiday Inn

9200 Quaday Avenue, Otsego, Minnesota


4 hours from Des Moines area

Step back in time to an old river town and experience the thrill of this 30,000 square foot water park. Slide down an amazing four-story water slide, including two tube slides and one body slide or circle the Prospector’s Pan before you make a splash. Cruise down the Lazy River or go one-on-one at the basketball court in the activity pool. For smaller children, Buddy’s Playland offers a zero-depth entry pool with toys and activities for toddlers.

Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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