Called the great lake of Georgia, Lake Lanier formed in 1956, covers 38,000 surface acres and features 690 miles of shoreline. Margaritaville at Lanier Island offers water activities and a place for families to cool off during the summer. Attractions include a half-mile long sandy swimming beach overlooking the lake, eight water rides, Georgia's largest wave pool Wild Waves, plus a three-story interactive water attraction. For youngsters, Kiddie Lagoon is a pint-sized water activity pool and Wiggle Waves is a child-sized wave pool.
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Open weekends in May through September, daily Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
2029 Admission Rates
Twilight Tickets (valid 4:00pm–close)
Located 45 minutes north of downtown Atlanta. Take I-75 North to I-85 North to Friendship Raod, Exit 8. Turn left on Friendship Road which turns into Holiday Road and follow until it dead ends into the gates of Lake Lanier Islands.