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Knott's Soak City

Knott's Soak City
Knott's Soak City
Knott's Soak City

This 13-acre waterpark is located across from Knott's Berry Farm and part of Knott's Southern California Resort. Themed after Southern California's 1950s beach scene Knott's Soak City has more than 1.8 million gallons of water slides and attractions.

Float the Sunset River a 1,780-foot-long lazy river or catch a wave in Tidal Wave Bay the park's large 750,000-gallon wave pool.

There are plenty of thrilling water rides at Knott's Soak City. Families and friends can ride together on The Wedge family raft ride or race each other Banzai Falls mat slides. The park has a collection of 9 different tube slides on three different towers- Laguna Storm Watch Tower, Malibu Run, and two dueling tube rides off the Shore Break.

For adrenaline junkies, Knott's Soak City has three high-speed body slides descending from Old Man Falls tower and four fully-enclosed high-speed body slides with Aqua Launch capsules dropping from Shore Break.

Young kids can play in Gremmie Lagoon and the entire family is invited to explore the Beach House.

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8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620

(714) 220-5200

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Rated: 3.8 out of 5 (15 votes)

Type of park:
Outdoor Waterpark

Park size:
13 acres

Opening year:
July 2000

Operating season:
Open weekends mid-May through September, daily early June to mid-August

Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.

Admission prices:
2023 Admission Rates

  • General Admission: $69.99

Purchase tickets:
Buy Knott's Soak City Tickets to save time and money.

Directions & Location

Knott's Soak City is located south of the 91 Freeway on Beach Blvd in Buena Park and across the street from Knott's Berry Farm theme park. From the 91 Freeway or Interstate 5 south, exit Beach Blvd and proceed south. From Interstate 5 north, exit La Palma Ave. and proceed west.

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Knott's Soak City
Knott's Soak CityBuena Park, CA
Photo courtesy of Knott's Soak City.
Knott's Soak City
Pacific Spin is one of the many exciting water rides at Knott's Soak City waterpark in Orange County. On this attraction up to four riders can ride together.
Photo courtesy of Knott's Soak City.
Knott's Soak City
Guests are soaked by the tipping bucket on the Toyota Beach House water play structure at Knott's Soak City waterpark in Orange County.
Photo courtesy of Knott's Soak City.