Disney’s Blizzard Beach features a whole host of attractions for the family. It was once a ski resort, but now is completely devoted to all things water-based; with one of the world’s highest, most death-defying water slides, a fun water play area with snow castle and smaller water slides for the kids, or a relaxing lazy river. There’s also a huge one acre wave pool, and a ‘snow slope’ to toboggan down!
Where to Eat at Blizzard Beach
You won’t go hungry at Blizzard Beach, thanks to good selection of eateries which are located close to the main attractions. The Warming Hut is popular for its jerk chicken nachos. You’ll also plenty of restaurants which serve burgers, sandwiches, donuts and ice creams.
The following tips will help you to make the most of your time at Blizzard Beach.
Grab a good spot. Blizzard Beach gets busy, so get there early and lay down towels so you and your group have a base.
Keep cool. If you want a shady place to relax when you’re not on the rides, why not rent a Polar Patio for the day?
Go on a rainy day. If you want to beat the crowds, consider heading to Blizzard Beach when the weather isn’t great and the queues are likely to be a lot shorter.
Get a locker.If you need somewhere to put your valuables while you make the most of the rides, rent a locker.
Explore. The crowds tend to head for the famous Summit Plummet and Slusher Gusher; however, Blizzard Beach has so many other rides that it’s worth exploring and finding out what else is on offer.
The Best Rides at Blizzard Beach
With so many attractions at Blizzard Beach, it can be hard to choose which ones to go for. Here are a few not to miss.
Slusher Gusher. This 90-foot long waterslide sends you on a high-speed ride which loops around the park before plunging into a pool
Summit Plummet. Not for the faint-hearted, this is one of the world’s biggest free-fall water slides.
Downhill Double Dipper. A chance to get competitive, the Double Dipper features two slides, so you can race your friend to the bottom.
Toboggan Racers. This bumpy, downhill race allows as many as eight competitors to battle it out to see who can reach the finish line first.
Tike’s Peak. Younger kids will love the pint-sized slides and water activities at Tike’s Peak.
Opening hours vary throughout the year, please visit the official Blizzard Beach site for details.
Ticket prices vary, please click here for further details.
How to Get There:
To get to Blizzard Beach Water Park, simply exit the I4 at the Magic Kingdom turn-off (64). Parking is available.