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WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort

1314 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57703
+1 605-718-2445
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Customer service needs attention!

We make the 4 hour trip several times a year for a weekend stay. My kids love Watiki... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WYranch
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Fun waterpark for kids.

This is a fun water park for the kids. There are water activities for all ages. The only issue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Delta67
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Montana
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Grab your friends and family and come "slide in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and water-slides. The waterpark is open year-round and is conveniently located right off I-90 on Elk Vale Road at Exit 61. WaTiki is connected to Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Residence Inn by Marriott, and Home 2 Suites by Hilton which means we can accommodate every one in your pool party! We got a huge arcade, Starbucks, Sliders Bar, Marco's Pizza, and Perkin's Restaurant all connected indoors to our waterpark! See you guys soon!
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lazy river” (93 reviews)
“water slides” (52 reviews)
“big slides” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1314 North Elk Vale Road, Rapid City, SD 57703
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+1 605-718-2445
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We make the 4 hour trip several times a year for a weekend stay. My kids love Watiki. Unfortunately this time the slides plus lazy river were broken. We were told when paying they were just finishing up and they would open. 4 hours later...More

Thank WYranch
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello WYranch and we deeply apologize if you were not taken care of at this time. There was a major flaw after our Maintenance Week (we were closed for 4-5 days) because we installed our new boilers which can help make our pool water stay...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun water park for the kids. There are water activities for all ages. The only issue was that the small slide that you use without a tube, it will scratch and rip your back up. There is a game room upstairs and...More

Thank Delta67
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Delta67 and thank you for the time to give us your review about our waterpark. We apologize for any issues with our yellow slide, but rest assured this was was passed along to our Maintenance Team and we'll be sure to double and triple...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling with kids this is a great stop. There is a hotel attached or you can stop in and pay admission. Nice all year around as it is indoors.More

Thank Debbie L
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Debbie for a wonderful review! My kids love this place, too, and it is conveniently connected indoors to 4 of our hotels so we don't have to walk outside just to get in the waterpark. Lots of awesome arcade games, Marco's Pizza on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to find that when we booked our hotel that there was a waterpark located in the hotel. We haven't been to a waterpark in years but decided we were going to enjoy it. We purchased our entry passes through our hotel to...More

Thank Joyflnoise
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your awesome review Joyflnoise! We strive hard to provide out guests the best possible waterpark experience for them, and we love to hear from our guests that they enjoyed it. There was a problem with our boilers that's why our water was...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We were on vacation with the family. Little ones and teens. The slides are ok but get boring quick for teens. Great area for little ones. the lazy river is one of the better ones and the hot tub is large. There is no regular...More

1  Thank Betty W
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Betty W and thank you for giving us your feedback. It is our goal to provide our guests the best possible indoor waterpark experience, plus we added awesome arcade games not only for little kids, but for teens and adults as well. Marco's Pizza,...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The waterslides are awesome and so is the lazy river! Kids can have tons of fun. I also love the non slippery floors to keep the kids safe!More

Thank Brynn M
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Brynn for taking some time to give our waterpark a review. Safety is our number one priority in our park, and non-slippery floor makes it safer for everyone, specially kids. On your next visit feel free to explore our vicinity, we...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Actually tied to the Fairfield Inn and certainly are part of the attraction of the property. Lots and lots of fun activities - long chutes to ride down on tubes/rafts ... shallow area for little ones ... "bridge" to cross. Even some adults were part...More

Thank JMAC2239
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you JMAC2239 for a wonderful review! We love to hear that our guests enjoyed their WaTiki experience. Our waterpark is connected to 4 different hotels, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Home 2 Suites...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Waterslides include a sinkbowl drain-type one on a double tube that our kids love. No wave pool or larger swim area, but lazy river and hot tub.

Thank wellsfam
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you very much for your awesome review. I hope we see you and your family again soon! WaTiki Waterpark is open all year round!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

We spent one night in Rapid City on our way back from Colorado to Minnesota and we just HAD to book a room at one of the hotels attached to the WaTiki at the request of an 11 and 13 year old. We went to...More

Thank Jenn S
Mike_DeLosReyes, Manager at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Jenn! Thank you so much for your review, we love to hear that our customers enjoyed their stay. And also if you are interested, we also offer Season Passes good unlimited use for 3, 6, or 12 months individual or family of 5 -...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

I see a few comments about prices and I'm outlining ours below for reference. I must say however that I did a LOT of research on places to stay for a larger family. Rapid City in July is a huge tourist draw and in general...More

1  Thank formykids135
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Sara C
15 July 2017|
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Response from J D | Reviewed this property |
Unless you plan to stay beside him the entire time, I would say yes. There are attractions appropriate for your 3 year old, but I have no confidence in the lifeguarding staff. I had a 6 and 10 year old with me who were... More
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Abby M
18 March 2017|
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Response from Mike_DeLosReyes | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We have lockers available, small ($7), medium ($11), and large ($16), and you can pay with cash or card.
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21 February 2016|
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Response from VETNVET | Reviewed this property |
Here is the link to admission prices. Monday - Thursday: $9.25 plus tax Friday - Sunday: $13.65 plus tax
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