Zoombezi Bay, at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Central Ohio's premier 22-acre water park is open during the summer months and is the only water park inside a zoo! Your admission to the park also gets you into the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for FREE!

Baboon Lagoon – Designed for visitors ages 2 to 10, this attraction has more than 90 interactive features, 10 waterslides, and our iconic 1,000-gallon bucket dump.

Big Boa Falls – Ride from side to side through an enclosed tunnel before hurling over a zero-gravity hill and into a landing pool.

Croctail Creek – This adult-only lazy river winds around a full-service bar oasis. Available for guests ages 21 years and older.

Cyclone – Launch from a 55-foot tower into a giant funnel at speeds of 20 mph.

Dolphin Dash – Race head-first in this high-speed mat race.

Python Plunge – Blast uphill on jetted water before shooting into a landing pool.

Roaring Rapids – Float away with nine special features and over 570,000 gallons of water roaring 1,500 feet with simulated waves.

Sea Snakes – Plunge on a raft from a 51-foot tower before circling the walls of a giant bowl.

Sea Tubes – Much like the Sea Snake slides, except the walls of a giant bowl completely enclosed in darkness.

Slippery Seals – Choose from three variations of body slides that send guests from a 63-foot tower with portions of which are enclosed in darkness.

Soundsurfer, King of the Beats – Decide how you slide with eight programmable of experiences of light and sound on this family raft ride.

Tiny Tides – Little tykes will enjoy 12 animal play structures, small slides and gentle umbrella waterfalls.

Wild Tides – This 544,500 gallon wave pool with a maximum depth of 6 feet features seven different waves, some of which can reach up to four feet high.

Check out our private cabanas that include personal wait staff and more.

Upcoming Special Events

The World's Largest Swim Lesson
Thursday, June 22

Zoombezi Bay Summer Nights
Friday, July 7, 14, 21 & 28
Friday, August 4

Hours and attractions may vary.
Visit zoombezibay.com for more information.

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2017 Hours

May 21 – 22
(Opening Weekend)
10:30 am to 7:00 pm

May 25 – 26
(Zoombezi Bay Education Day)
9:30 am to 6:00 pm

May 27 – June 8
10:30 am to 7:00 pm

June 9 – Aug 13
10:30 am to 8:00 pm
* Fridays, July 7 thru August 4 – open till 11 pm for Dive In Movies

August 14 – 18
10:30 am to 6:00 pm

August 19, 20, 26, and 27,
September 2 – 4

10:30 am to 7:00 pm