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Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:51 pm

So i was wondering what is the best water slide at splash landings as I'm going going with my family soon :) :lol:
 
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Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:11 pm

Master blaster by far
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:14 am

MasterBlaster - Might even be the best water slide I've been on!
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:21 am

Master blaster, one of my favourite waterslides ever tbh
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:44 am

A bit off topic but if you stay at 1 of the hotels can you go in the water park for free?
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:06 am

Themeparksandy1981 wrote:
A bit off topic but if you stay at 1 of the hotels can you go in the water park for free?

You can purchase waterpark tickets with your hotel booking.
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:57 am

So for a family of four with a merlin pass it's just under £40? That's quite a bit ...

http://www.altontowers.com/waterpark/pr ... -packages/
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:54 pm

Thank you I'm staying at splash landings :)
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:07 pm

Is the outdoor section of the waterpark open during the Winter? Going on the 3rd of Feb.
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:13 pm

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Is the outdoor section of the waterpark open during the Winter? Going on the 3rd of Feb.

Yes, but some of the slides may close.
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:01 pm

Ilovecoasters wrote:
So for a family of four with a merlin pass it's just under £40? That's quite a bit ...

http://www.altontowers.com/waterpark/pr ... -packages/


That's cheap when you compare it to a leisure centre.

Our local leisure centre is £3.95 for a 90 minute session, Which = £2.63 per hour

AT waterpark works out to be £1.66 per hour if you stay in for the whole 9 hours.

To get your moneys worth, you need to be in there for at least 5 hours, which I achieve every time I go.
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:03 pm

Themeparksandy1981 wrote:
A bit off topic but if you stay at 1 of the hotels can you go in the water park for free?


Yes if you go on Pirate or Caribbean weekend
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:46 pm

pillsburyb wrote:
Ilovecoasters wrote:
So for a family of four with a merlin pass it's just under £40? That's quite a bit ...

http://www.altontowers.com/waterpark/pr ... -packages/


That's cheap when you compare it to a leisure centre.

Our local leisure centre is £3.95 for a 90 minute session, Which = £2.63 per hour

AT waterpark works out to be £1.66 per hour if you stay in for the whole 9 hours.

To get your moneys worth, you need to be in there for at least 5 hours, which I achieve every time I go.

My local leisure centre is about £2 an hour but FREE if you do swimming lessons, so really, when my family went, we'd all go for 3 hours and pay £12. I guess this is what I'm used to.
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:43 am

I'm visiting for the first time in years (waterpark not AT) with my family in April.

I have been on Master Blaster, which is great fun!!

I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what kind of pools the other slides end in?
My kids want to use them, but are non-swimmers at the mo. I know the end pool for Master Blaster is fairly deep and wondered if the others were the same?
Or are arm bands/float vests allowed on the slides?

Thanks in advance for any help with these questions.
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:53 pm

IIRC all the flume pools are the same depth as the master blaster pool, and I'm sure there are signs up saying that if you need armbands you can't use the flumes.
 
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:54 pm

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Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:58 pm

The waterslides rules and regulations does not mention any rules against armbands on the slides but young children must be accompanied by an adult :)
 
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:59 pm

You can find all the rules and regulations here.
 
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:59 pm

It's up to you but I'd take them in armbands and hold them tight. (dependent on their height)
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:27 pm

CoventryBee wrote:
Is the outdoor section of the waterpark open during the Winter? Going on the 3rd of Feb.


During winter and off peak, the outdoor pools and slides only open on friday, Saturdays and Sundays.
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