Splashdown Waterpark Pattaya

Perfect for Adrenaline Junkies and Couch Potatoes Alike…

Have you ever wanted to be a contestant in a Japanese game show, but maybe without the cameras?

Are you looking to add a thrill to your Pattaya adventure?

Do you like to sit back with a refreshing drink and watch people do ridiculous things?

Splashdown is aimed mainly at adults and teenagers—there is no minimum age, but the minimum height to play is 135 cm/53 in. The most popular games are the “Super Slider”—the world’s tallest inflatable slide at 15m/50ft—and the Blob—basically an inflatable human catapult that sends the player a few meters in the air before landing in the pool. They also have the iconic “Big Red Balls” and Zorb Mountain. Safety equipment (helmets, lifejackets, and special water shoes) is mandatory and trained attendants make sure safety is a top priority.

Don’t worry, though, if you have a more laid-back approach to fun. There are some less intimidating games for the non-athletic types among us like the “Wall Racer” with trampoline rafts. While we were there, some decidedly non-sporty people were having a blast navigating their way across the obstacle course, knowing it was just a short “plop” into the water. Best of all, the lines are really short, so you can play as much as you want almost without waiting, and the standard entry fee lets you try any of the games as many times as you’d like.

Splashdown also has options for people who enjoy sitting back and just taking it in—for free! If you don’t want to play the big games, you don’t pay anything. The little ones can play in the supervised kids’ area—basically bouncy house-style kiddie pools. The grown-ups can sit in the shaded picnic areas and enjoy a full range of adult beverages. (There was a “bucket special” when we were there.) Concessions include a Chicky Chick, with KFC-style snacks, and a Thai menu. There’s also an onsite mini-mart.

Hours:

Splashdown Water Park is open from 9:00-18:00, 7 days a week

Price:

·         1,150 THB per participant including all games as many times as you want

·         FREE for non-participants and small children

Mention Thailand Holiday Homes and get a free soft drink!

What to Bring:

·         Swimming gear (make sure it will stay on!)

·         Sun protection (include a t-shirt if you burn easily)

·         Towel

Safety equipment, including helmets, lifejackets, and special water shoes, is provided. They have farang (Western) sizes to fit everyone.

Don’t worry if you forget something—they’ll have it at the onsite store. They also have changing rooms, showers and toilets.

Getting There:

The easiest way to get to Splashdown is to call for a pick-up. They have transfers 3x/day at 8:00, 11:00, and 14:00. Prices range from 50 THB from Central Pattaya, 100 THB from Jomtien, to 150 THB from outlying Pattaya. All prices per person including return. They’ll even pick you up from Bangkok on special request. English Language: 092-234-9679.

If you are staying with Thailand Holiday Homes, you can call your customer care representative and they’ll take care of everything.

Driving Directions to Splashdown from Central Pattaya:

From Sukhumvit Road between Pattaya Klang (Central Pattaya Road) and Pattaya Nua (North Pattaya Road), take Highway 7 West toward Rayong. After 5 minutes’ drive, turn onto Highway 36 toward Rayong. Take the first U-turn after you see the Shell Gas Station after 6km. Splashdown is located next to Bira Racetrack, on the opposite side of the street from the Shell Station.