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A fun day out

We visited during the Summer holidays. There are four large slides that come out of the aeroplane... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
Swindon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lots of fun, but cold

The novelty of having a 747 on the roof, from which all the waterslides originate, is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Anchorage, Alaska
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460 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128-8878
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my daughter here over Winter break and loved it. We went early which I highly recommend. Lots of fun and things to do. Big slides, little slides, hot tub and more. The food in the Restaurant upstairs was great too. Can’t wait to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

14&16 y/o had fun for about 3 hours, than boredom ensued... 60$ for 3 hours ?!?!?! Up to you.... 5$ for a locker.....

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wazzumikes
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Although we loved this water park, it was freezing! I read the reviews about it being cold, so we called ahead to ask if the problem has been fixed. The woman I spoke with said they had repaired the heat pump and both the water...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yangeez47
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

We visited during the Summer holidays. There are four large slides that come out of the aeroplane on the roof. There is also a structure with smaller slides for younger children which my son really enjoyed. Some of the larger slides you have to ride...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jr0072
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We arrived on a Saturday in January at 1pm with 2 adults, 2 kids age 11 and 12, and one child age 4. We changed into suits and headed for the water. My husband and I walked the 4 year old to the "aqua play"...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Jill W
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We were really excited to visit Wings and Waves for a fun, family day to kick off the new year. The attraction has generally good reviews and is an easy drive from the Portland area. There was a lot of excitement from our boys to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank JenniZee
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The novelty of having a 747 on the roof, from which all the waterslides originate, is fantastic. Our party of seven, three adults and four kids (ages 5-12), had a great time. There are four waterslides, three requiring you to hoist an inner tube up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank SubarcticHomebody
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have brought my boys to the water park, first time being about 2 years ago. There are many slides to chose from plus a wave pool and hot tub. The water temperature was perfect. Only complaint I have is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cindyesampsoncecil
Reviewed 29 November 2018

The waterpark is obviously a bit of a novelty, but it's also really well done. Except for the locker room, everything was clean and well-kept. I mainly want to direct a word to parents of kids on the autism spectrum. The park has a *lot*...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bradalad
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Someone has turned down the thermostat and lowered the water temperature. Sure to lose customers and erase any savings. Don’t go in cool weather.

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank davidsI9730QD
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23 June 2018|
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Response from JenPNC | Reviewed this property |
We were there with a 10 month old so I don’t think there’s a minimum age, but there is a height requirement for the bigger slides. The website will have that info. I wouldn’t take a non-walking baby again. Not enough places... More
Jackie H
31 July 2017|
Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
Here is the web address: wingsandwaveswaterpark . com/ Phone: 503-687-3390 460 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128 Hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm Email: I n f o @ w I n g s a n d w a v e s . c o m
28 March 2017|
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Response from OregonGuy64 | Reviewed this property |
The pool has a beach entry. You can wheel a chair right into the pool with nothing to get in the way.