Water Parks of Vietnam: photos, description, reviews
The tourism industry in Vietnam is still gaining momentum. More recently, residents of Russia also went to the Indochina peninsula to rest. There is demand, which means there will be supply. In addition to clean beaches and warm sea, tourists always need entertainment.
And since the end of the 90s in Vietnam began to build water parks. Some of them were part of large entertainment complexes. Others were built separately as territories with only water activities. Today in Vietnam there are 8 water parks.
Water parks in Ho Chi Minh City
- Dam sen
- Suoi tien
- Dai The Gioi Water Park
Waterpark Dam Sen (Dame Sen)
Address: 3 Hòa Bình, Phường 3, Quận 11, Hồ Chí Minh.
Dam Sen Culture Park is located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. It is the largest entertainment and recreation complex in the city, with a total area of more than 50 hectares. This area has many modern attractions, a small zoo, lush gardens, cute lakes where you can go boating and fishing. The park hosts various cultural events: concerts, shows, holidays.
A part of the territory is occupied by an aqua park, which provides its guests with water attractions for adults and children. Its opening took place in 1999, but the number of entertainment facilities here is increasing every year. To date, about thirty. Dam Sen is a modern entertainment area, comfortable and safe, an oasis of coolness and relaxation, located in the middle of the city. In 2014, Dame Sen water park entered the top ten water parks in Asia.
A ticket to the water park is bought separately. It will be valid only on the territory of water attractions. Small children, rising to 1 meter are free. An adult ticket will cost 160 thousand dong, a child ticket — 120 thousand (400 and 300 rubles, respectively). For this amount, you can try all the rides, swim in the pool and sunbathe all day. After 16.00 the price of tickets is somewhat less.
Attractions in Dam Sen:
- Kamikaze. This is a hill with two lanes, whose height is 19 meters. Slides have a couple of steps, so that the descent will be unforgettable, and will end in a small pool.
- Black Thunder. This is a closed slide in the form of a black pipe, in which laser and noise effects are added to the speed.
- Love storm. The height of these three slides is 12 meters. All three lanes have a different trajectory, but lead to one pool.
- Multisport The same tracks of different colors give a chance to ride at the same time to four people. For the descent on the abdomen used thin rafts. You can even arrange a competition for the fastest swimmer and diver.
- Cable car. This attraction is for diving. Above the pool stretched rope length of 10 meters. Hooking on the handle and pushing off the floor, you will be carried over the water. After a sharp stop over the center of the pool, all that remains is to jump into the water. But if on the way you make a spectacular flip, you can even disrupt the applause of others.
- Tornado. The height of this slide is 20 meters, but the length is as much as 119 meters. On the way, a bumper in a closed pipe, curving in a complex spiral, is provided. Yes, even an open area at the end, from which you have to fly almost vertically. The real test of character and endurance.
- Twist. Two twin tubes of this slide twist into a spiral, resembling the figures of the same game. It is interesting to go down at once to two people at the same time. After all, in the center of the roller coaster, their paths will meet and again disperse.
- Wild River. This is a low wide slide, on which you can immediately roll together. And turns and bends remind a mountain rivulet with an absurd character.
- Boomerang. This attraction is better suited to the name «pendulum», because, having rolled down from an almost steep slide, you will begin to chatter and twist in different directions until it reaches into a small pipe. Height is 12 meters.
- Giant descent. A few spirals of this big slide will be a real test of your character.
In addition to the extreme descents in the park there is a children’s pool with mini-slides and fountains, a pond with waves, a massage pool. Kids still like to dance in a music fountain. And after active entertainment, you can swim on an inflatable circle on a stray river. You just need to relax, and the course itself will carry you along the channel. The length of this waterway is 400 meters, and it is located around the perimeter of the water park.
The water park also has a restaurant that can accommodate a large number of guests. Prices, as in all Ho Chi Minh City, the menu is varied and tasty. The park is resting a lot of locals. Their number is especially large on weekends and holidays, and on simple days before lunch large groups of children are brought. Therefore, in order not to feel like fish in a bank, it is better to visit the water park after lunch on simple days.
Park Suoi Tien (Suoi-Tien)
Address: 3 Hòa Bình, Phường 3, Quận 11, Hồ Chí Minh.
In September 1995, on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh, an unusual park Suoi Tien (Suoi Tien) was opened. The name of this territory of entertainment is translated into Russian as “divine stream”. Once there was a forest zone and a farm where pythons were grown. Now in this place there is a theme amusement park, the main idea of which was the religious and cultural traditions of Vietnam, the history of the country, its mythology.
The combination of such a mixture turned out to be a wonderful park, decorated with golden statues of Buddha, huge figures of dragons and heroes of the Vietnamese epos. There are active Buddhist temples, located next to attractions. That is so simple and uncomplicated Vietnamese connected religion and entertainment. And they succeeded. The result was bright and impressive. What are the golden sky lions alone, lurching in the Golden Unicorn Square? Here you can hold the dragon by the tail, and chubby Buddha to scratch his tummy, maybe some wish will come true.
The amusement park is located in an area located 16 km from the city center. If you get from the center of Ho Chi Minh City on your own, you will have to take bus number 19. Public transport in the city is clean, equipped with air conditioning. You can drive with comfort and inexpensive. The cost of a bus ticket is 5 thousand dong, which is about 12 rubles. For small children, travel is free. A trip to the park by taxi from the main tourist centers will cost an average of 100 thousand dong, depending on how long you drive. The park is visible from afar. On the landing in front of it are two huge horns, and the entrance with its outlines resembles a pagoda with a golden dragon above.
From February 16, 2018, the cost of admission to the amusement park Suoi Tien is 120 thousand dong for adults and 60 thousand for children (300 and 150 rubles, respectively). In this park for each attraction is paid separately, approximately, as well as in the Russian amusement parks. A visit to the water park for an adult will cost 100 thousand dongs, for children — 60 thousand (250 and 150 rubles). Entrance tickets are offered with rest only in the water park. An adult costs 140 thousand dong, a child — 90 thousand.
The water park is open from 7 am to 5 pm, on weekends until 6 pm Many people advise visiting it on simple days, since on weekends there are many Vietnamese guests. The water park here is small, and does not have the usual high rides with steep slopes and many turns. It is designed in the form of possession of the king of the sea with all the necessary paraphernalia. Here and underwater inhabitants, huge flowers and algae, dragons. And in the center above it all stands the lord of the sea with his associates.
The water park consists of several pools. In the center is the smallest with many children’s slides, houses, labyrinths, fountains. So who is the expanse, so this baby. For adults, there are two cute slopes. Get an adrenaline rush here is unlikely to work out, but refreshing yourself on a hot day is plenty. Children are brought here in groups, and you can see how little Vietnamese people are merrily splashing in bright bathing suits under the streams of fountains.
A small beach area with sun beds and umbrellas is created along the banks. And although the water park is not as functional, but very beautiful: many palm trees, the figures of mythical heroes and monsters, cool water, which is so important in hot Vietnamese weather. As in all water parks, Suoi Tien has locker rooms and storage rooms where clothes are left. Here in the park you can buy a swimsuit. And swimming facilities in the pool are free. You can take a small raft and paddle and go on the water, go down on a cheesecake from the dragon’s mouth or peacefully drift on an inflatable circle.
Waterpark Dai Nam (Dai Nam)
Address: Xã Hiệp An, Thủ Dầu Một, Bình Dương.
Dai Nam Park is located 40 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. This is a huge entertainment complex with an area of 500 hectares, where there are many attractions, a zoo, a theme park, a cinema, a horse and dog racetrack, various shops and even a hotel. The park was commissioned in 2008, and its ideological content was copied from similar centers in America and Europe. By the way, you can move around such a huge territory on a free train that runs briskly along the alleys or rent a bike.
One of the most popular areas of this place is the water park. It is a large artificial basin (or as it is called here the artificial sea) with an area of 21.6 hectares. The water part of Dai Nam is designed in such a way that on one side of the reservoir there are mountains and a wonderful fairytale castle. From all other sides, the sea is surrounded by a strip of beach with palm trees and sun beds under the eaves. There is also a cafe where you can eat. The pool is filled with salt water, close in concentration to the sea.
On the territory of the artificial sea there are several playgrounds with small slides and other entertainment. The depth here is small, so parents can safely watch the children from the shore. There are also deeper areas of the pool for adults. Almost in the center of the reservoir is a cozy island planted with palm trees. In addition to the green zone, it is equipped with a high hill with three lanes. Perhaps for a full-fledged aquapark of one attraction and not enough, but on a hot Vietnamese day you want to immerse yourself in cool water. And for this, and do not need to go to the sea.
The cost of an adult ticket to the water park is 100 thousand dong, for children — 50 thousand (250 and 130 rubles). Kids growing up to 1 meter are free. Air mattresses, sun loungers, showers on the territory of the water park are free. Food and drinks in the cafe for a fee.
You can get from Ho Chi Minh City to Dai Nam Park by bus number 616. It departs from the station at Ben Thanh market (Ben Thanh) every hour, at the weekend in 30 minutes. For a ticket you will have to pay about 40 thousand dong (100 rubles). Travel time is 1.5 hours. Taxi get faster. A trip from the center of Ho Chi Minh City to Dai Nam Park will cost about 600 thousand dong or a half thousand rubles.
Dai The Gioi Water Park
Address: Phường 6, District 5 (Quan 5), Hồ Chí Minh.
Dai The Gioi Water Park is located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City and is a popular holiday destination among Vietnamese people. The water entertainment center opened in 1999. The territory of the park is small, only 4 thousand square meters. But they are concentrated a lot of water activities, including slides and a swimming pool with paths.
The territory of the water park is divided into two zones: water slides and the pool itself, where various games are held. The center of the park is a multi-colored three-lane slide, from which you can move out at the same time, arguing for ice cream, who will be the first in the pool.
Two helical closed tubes allow you to experience character and will. And skiing and jumping into the water will be a show of your possibilities. There are several small wide slides, on which you can slide a large fun company. After the descent and active games, it will be pleasant to drift on a raft along a lazy river encircling the main pool.
For schoolchildren in the water park often hosts games. A playground has been created for the little ones with slides, fountains and funny animals. There is also a corner with sand, where kids with ecstasy mold Easter cakes and build castles. In addition, the water park has a gym, massage room, massage pool, two saunas separately for men and women.
The water park is open from 10.00 to 18.00. On weekends and holidays, the mode of operation may vary. Prices for entrance tickets to the roller coaster are low: an adult costs 60 thousand dongs, and children’s costs 55 thousand (150 and 140 rubles, respectively). For the swimming pool with lanes you need to pay separately: 55 and 50 thousand dong. If you want to go there and there, then an adult ticket will cost 85 thousand dong, for children — 65 thousand. For kids up to 0.8 meters a ticket is not required at all.
Water park Saigon (Saigon Water Park) — closed
Many sources on the Internet indicate another water park Ho Chi Minh City, the so-called Saigon Water Park. It was the first such institution built in the city, and was located on the Saigon River. But due to financial difficulties and the emergence of competitors, the water park was closed, and the equipment was dismantled and sold out.
Ho Tay Waterpark Hanoi
Address: 614 Lạc Long Quân, Nhật Tân, Tây Hồ, Hànội.
Ho Tay Water Park in Hanoi is located 5 km north of the city. It has been operating since 2000 and is part of a large entertainment complex built near the West Lake. Today it is one of the favorite tourist places of the capital. The water park can be reached by bus number 13, 33, 55.
There are 12 water rides of varying complexity and height. This is a few slides of complex spiral shape, multi-lane descent, cable car over a deep pond and more. There are several pools, each of which performs its function. For example, in one with a depth of 3 meters a multilevel tower was created for jumping into the water.
In another, occasionally large waves appear, resembling a real storm at sea. Yes, and diving enthusiasts will find here an activity to their liking. Massage pool will help to bring yourself to the tone. And you can just relax in the sun loungers or surrender to the will of the flow of a lazy river and calmly watch the rest of the rest. The children’s zone includes shallow reservoirs with all the necessary attributes: houses, small slides, fountains.
The water park starts at 8.00 and ends at 20.00. An adult ticket costs 120 thousand dongs per working day and 150 thousand dawns or holidays (300 and 400 rubles, respectively). For a children’s ticket will have to pay 100 thousand dong or 120 thousand (250 or 300 rubles). Kids are free. In addition, the park has a flexible system of discounts for students, disabled people, organized groups, and guests who rest in pairs.
Next to the water park locker rooms are lockers that you can rent for your clothes. Depending on the size, you will have to pay 20-30 thousand dongs (about 60 rubles) for such a cabinet. For valuables there are special safes. Here you can rent a swimsuit.
Typhoon Water Park, Quang Ninh Province
Address: 80 Hạ Long, Bãi Cháy, Tp. Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh.
In 2017, another water park opened in Vietnam. It is located on the coast of Halong Bay in the province of Quang Nin. The territory of water entertainment is here about 20 hectares, in which there are 12 unique rides, swimming pools, lots of greenery. Equipment and installation of this park was carried out by one of the European companies that built a large number of similar centers around the world. Vietnamese Typhoon Water Park is part of the entertainment complex Sun World Halong.
Traditionally, the entire territory of the water park is divided into several parts. In the zone of extreme rides there are several spiral-shaped slides, steep descents, high-speed lanes, a huge funnel. Here you can fully experience the free fall from a height of more than 20 meters, a rotation of 360 degrees, flying blindly, rocking on the waves and much more. Inflatable swimming equipment delivered to the top by special conveyors. They do not have to carry with you, it is enough just to climb the launch pad, take your place and get ready for the descent.
In the family zone there are low attractions, from which you can roll on a large cheesecake for several people. There is also a deep pool with artificial waves that change every fifteen minutes. The children’s part of the park is represented by ponds with mini-slides, fountains, and labyrinths. On the territory of the water park is a restaurant.
Waterpark Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang
Address: Vinh Nguyen, Thành phố Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa.
This water park is part of a large entertainment complex Vinpearl Land, located on the island of Hon Tre. The island is separated from the city of Nha Trang by a three-kilometer strait, which can be overcome by cable car. Ferries or boats will also help to get into the park.
The cost of admission along with the cable car and entertainment on the island is 800 thousand dong for adults and 700 thousand for children (2 thousand and 1750 rubles, respectively). Kids in the park are free. If you intend to travel by boat or ferry, the cost of admission is reduced by about 100 thousand dong.
The territory of the water park is more than five hectares. Here, artificial mountains, a man-made river and many water attractions for every taste and age are freely located. Waterpark Vinpearl Land — the only such place on the coast, where fresh water is used on the slides. This area also includes the beach. True, here it is small, only 400 meters in length, but clean and well maintained. And white fine sand brought here from the Bay of Cam Ranh, which lies south of Nha Trang.
Many advise to spend in the park all day. It is open from 8.00 to 21.00, water activities are open until 18.00. In addition, each slide in the water park has its own mode of operation, indicated on the stands next to the attraction. While some are on a technical break, others continue to function.
The territory of the water park is divided into three zones. Extreme zone includes slides in height from 13 to 21 meters. Children’s area is represented by a shallow pool with a mass of water entertainment. In the family part there are slides up to 13 meters, on which you can slide together and in a small group of up to six people.
- Multisput — a slide with six stripes. Its height is 15 meters, and the length of the gutters is 100 meters. Roll down on it on a small raft lying on his stomach.
- Kamikaze — the highest hill height of 21 meters. And the fastest, you can reach a speed of 60 km / h.
- The black hole is a 19-meter closed tube, which descends along complete darkness. At the end of the roller coaster he takes out a wide funnel, from where he enters the pool.
- The main slide has three serpentine tubes, twisting in different directions, 13 meters high.
- Tsunami. At this attraction will have to feel caught in a small storm.
- The flying ship is a slide with small jumps, where during descent it is necessary to take off and then descend to the track again.
Among family entertainment there is a slide, on which they descend on a wide inflatable cheesecake. The attraction is designed for 6 people. In the water park there is a special pool in which sea waves are simulated. Away from the main slides is a pond for kids.
On an area of 900 square meters there is everything you need for a fun holiday: small slides, animal figures, fountains. After all the races and descents, a lazy river that surrounds the entire aquapark around the perimeter will help to relax. It will be enough to sit on the rubber ring and surrender to the flow of water.
A small sandy beach is adjacent to the water park. The descent into the water is gentle, convenient for bathing babies. And the water is always warm without large waves. The beach is located in the bay, hidden from sea currents and winds. On the shore offer a variety of water activities, but they have to pay separately. Here on the coast there are several cafes and bars. Prices are the same as in Nha Trang.
Waterpark Vinpearl Land, Phu Quoc Island
Address: Gành Dầu, tp. Phú Quốc, Kienziang, Vietnam.
Another amusement park network Vinpearl Land is located on the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc, which is located near the coast of Cambodia. This territory is created by analogy with the park in Nha Trang. Of course, the size of the Fukuoka entertainment complex is somewhat smaller, but it is as popular as its older brother. Those who rest on the coast of Phu Quoc in neighboring villages can get to the park by taxi or bus.
Vinpearl Land Park also combines a variety of entertainment, such as air rides, bowling alley, ice hall, water park and more. On the territory there are a lot of shops and cafes. To visit the entire park is bought a single ticket. For adults it costs 500 thousand dongs, and for children 400 thousand (1200 and 1000 rubles, respectively). In the water park will have to pay luggage storage. This is another 10 thousand dong. The entrance ticket includes all entertainment except meals.
Among the extreme water rides in the park there is a six-lane descent with a height of 15 meters, a 100-meter spiral maze, a slide with a huge funnel with a diameter of 18 meters, a 120-meter high-speed descent and others. In the family and children’s area there is a safe pool for the smallest with Hawaiian houses, mini-slides, a rainbow corridor and many fountains. You can also shoot from a water cannon and try to climb cute animals. There is also a wave pool in which different waves are generated. Lazy river will become a place of relaxation and rest after such active rides.
The water park is open from 9.00 to 18.00. A swimwear and swimwear shop is open on its territory.