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Amazing facility and exceptional fun for kids and adults. I have brought my family on 3 occasions... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Salem, Oregon
Fun way to fill a cloudy day

Great way to wear the kids out on a school holiday or other unscheduled day, especially if cloudy... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
via mobile
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460 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128-8878
+1 503-687-3390
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It has been a couple of years since I was there last, but i found the number of slides fairly limited. The one slides also had really bad ribs at the joints so was quite painful to ride.

Thank Hamish M
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Took the grandkids for a day in the summer and they loved it. Crowded but still able to find a table inside to watch them. Excellent wave pool and many slides to choose from. Did not like the amount of chlorine in the air after...More

Thank SherylS197
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Our entire extended family visited wings and waves during our recent Portland vacation/reunion. We went to the park on Sunday and there were some long lines, but not any worse than most other water parks. I liked that most of the slides could be done...More

Thank Glenda R
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Amazing facility and exceptional fun for kids and adults. I have brought my family on 3 occasions during this and last year. The downside is it takes 45-60 min. in line to access a waterslide. I realize that safety is paramount: however the attendants seemed...More

Thank realdealdr
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great way to wear the kids out on a school holiday or other unscheduled day, especially if cloudy. Ride height requirements are 42 and 48”. There’s also a little kid area and big wave pool that shows animated movies on a big screen above the...More

Thank travllovr521
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the water Park on a Saturday. We had a good time and enjoyed the water slides. The orange slide was a little painful when I came crashing out, use caution. Get there early if you want to ride the slides...More

Thank JennacaRay
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Took family of 4 for the first time on a Sunday at the end of August. We arrived at 11am and went to the slides right away to try to avoid some long lines. There are 4 slides and they all start at the airplane...More

Thank BeckyinOR
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food at the snack shop was good... nothing special, but good. The only complaint was they did not seem to get people through the lines for the slides in an efficient manner....More

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Food a bit expensive but we had a brilliant time. The rides are all different and our kids a have plenty to do. Safety is considered with life vests supplied for kids with less able swimming ability’s my kids loved it and could have stayed...More

Thank zarugger
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and the kids loved it. There was a bit of a line for the slides but overall not too bad.

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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
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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 Michael H | 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.