Rapid slides, wave pools or a paradise under palm trees are just some of the things you can expect in the best water parks and adventure pools in Germany.
Dive daringly from high diving towers or down steep water slides. I found out for you which water parks in Germany you have the most fun.
Your next trip is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.
Tropical Islands, Krausnick (Brandenburg)
Tropical Islands near Berlin is one of the most famous water parks in Germany – and the largest tropical holiday resort in Europe. The Brandenburg South Seas don’t need to shine with modesty.
World Record:The largest indoor rainforest in the world with 50,000 plants, flamingos and a mangrove swamp is located in the former airship hangar in Krausnick.
A 200 m long sandy beach, a waterfall in the lagoon, gastronomy, the 250 m long AMAZONIA flow channel in the outdoor area and the tropical sauna area provide plenty of variety.
- Highest slide tower in Germany, largest indoor rainforest in the world, lagoon with waterfall
- You can also stay overnight at Tropical Islands.
Some visitors take a critical look at the huge artificial facility, but that doesn’t harm the popularity of the adventure pool near Berlin.
Address: Tropical-Islands-Allee 1, 15910 Krausnick
Opening hours: daily from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m
Admission: Adults €46.00, reduced €36.50, children up to 5 years free of charge
Aqualand Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Aqualand Cologne is the perfect destination for a trip with the whole family and is even one of the most popular thermal baths in Cologne.
While parents relax in the sauna and wellness area, children let off steam in the water park.
The most popular place to go: the slide tower with six slides.
Compete against each other in a slide race on the “Aquaracer” or whirl through the “Aquaconda”, which not only goes down but also up.
Highlights: slide tower with looping slide & funnel slide
In “Space Taifun” you spin around your own axis through a large funnel, fog and light effects provide an extra dose of adrenaline.
This fun pool is only for the very brave – or do you dare to try the looping slide?
Address: Merianstrasse 1, 50765 Cologne
Opening times: Mon-Thu + Sun to Sun from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri 9:30 a.m. to midnight, Sat 9:00 a.m. to midnight
Admission: Day ticket adults €22.90, children 7-15 years €16.90, children from 3-6 years €6.50, children up to 2 years free of charge
Therme Erding (Bavaria)
The Therme Erding is not only one of the best adventure pools in Germany, but also the largest thermal baths in the world with a usable area of 185,000 m².
The 5 themed areas of the Therme Erding:
- Thermal paradise
- Vital oasis
- Vital thermal baths & saunas
- Wave pool
The Therme Erding with state-approved thermal water offers relaxation for all ages with hundreds of real palm trees, tropical air and water temperatures between 32 °C and 34 °C as well as numerous mineral springs.
Some of the 27 slides in Galaxy Erding are world record holders – for example the longest tube slide in the world (365 m). 28 unusual saunas with special infusions, unusual design and sauna lake or the dynamic wave pool provide further wow moments.
The VitalOase, on the other hand, is a textile wellness area for guests aged 16 and over. Due to this diversity, the Therme Erding attracts countless visitors all year round and is one of the most popular thermal baths in Germany.
Highlights: 27 extreme slides, 28 saunas from exotic to classic, convertible roof, wave pool with man-high waves
Address: Thermenallee 1 – 5, 85435 Erding
Opening times (therme & adventure pool): Mon-Fri 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sat-Sun 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m
Admission: Thermenparadies day ticket (incl. Galaxy & wave pool): €41.00
Tower Adventure City, Oranienburg (Brandenburg)
The next adventure pool in Germany can be found in Oranienburg. The Turm Erlebnis-City awaits you there.
In this water park you can either experience a real sea feeling in a 400 m² wave pool in the deep area or feel almost like you are on the beach in the surf in the shallow area.
Dare to slide in the dark and race through the 80 meter long Black Hole water slide, accompanied by exciting light and sound effects.
Or you can opt for the 30 meter long Langnese turbo slide. Here it goes straight down with a particularly steep incline.
Highlights: wave pool, 34 °C brine pool and lazy river, adventure water slides, saunas
Address: André-Pican-Strasse 42, 16515 Oranienburg
Opening times (adventure pool): Sun-Thurs 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Fri-Sat and on public holidays and during school holidays: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m
Admission (adventure pool): day ticket adults €22.00, day ticket children up to 16 years €19.50, children up to 5 years free of charge
Badeparadies Schwarzwald, Titisee (Baden-Württemberg)
Our tour continues through the German adventure pools and water parks to Titisee-Neustadt to the Black Forest bathing paradise, which has hundreds of real palm trees, a convertible roof, a huge wellness area with sauna and, above all, first-class slides.
The three worlds of experience:
- Palais Vital
- Palm Oasis
23 slides and two other attractions are waiting to be conquered by you in the Galaxy.
The slides are divided into three categories – Family, Action and X-treme.
Try the tire or mat slides, or dare to dare down the world’s largest stainless steel half-pipe.
A special attraction is the “Freefall” slide.This is about 10 meters deep with an incline of 60 degrees.
The palm oasis is the textile wellness and medicinal bath area of the bathing paradise. Access is permitted from the age of 16.
Highlights: 23 extraordinary slides, diverse sauna area with waterfall sauna and Moorish wellness oasis, spas
Address: Am Badeparadies 1, 79822 Titisee-Neustadt
Opening hours (palm oasis): Open daily, two time slots to choose from: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Admission (Palm Oasis+Galaxy): single adult bed from €28.00 (access to the palm tree paradise from 16 years), single bed in the Galaxy from €21.00
Wonnemar, Wismar (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania)
Although the beaches of the Baltic Sea are on the doorstep, the Hanseatic city of Wismar also offers an adventure pool for the cold days.
Let yourself drift in the flow channel of the Wonnemar and rock in the up to one meter high waves of the 370 m² wave pool.
Various slides for every taste await you on the slide tower. Dare to try the extremely fast “Kamikaze” or try the “Black Hole” slide. Afterwards, a visit to the palm garden ensures relaxation. Here you will experience a tropical holiday mood.
You can find more water parks in Wonnemar in Bad Liebenwerda, Marktheidenfeld, Ingolstadt, Backnang and Sonthofen.
Highlights: 370 m² wave pool, slide tower with action slides, palm garden, spa area
Address: Mayor-Haupt-Strasse 38, 23966 Wismar
Opening times: daily 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
Admission: time slot ticket adults €19.00, time slot ticket children 5-15 years €16.00
Elypso, Deggendorf (Bavaria)
The next water park is waiting for you in Bavaria. In addition to a large wellness area, a flow channel and three spectacular slides await you in the elypso.
In the Rafting Slide you slide down the 100 meter long slide on rings. It gets a little more exciting in the “Black Hole” tube slide. This semi-transparent tube slide almost creates a little space feeling. Don’t the bright streaks of light look a bit like stars racing by?
There is also a unique light and sound experience.
The supreme discipline is truly the “Jumper” slide with built-in ski jump. First it goes down the steep hill before it ends with a jump off the hill. You land gently in an attached jumping mat.
Highlights: Unusual water slides, flying hill slide, where you land on a jumping mat, sauna world, with Danube forest sauna and panorama sauna
Address: Sandnerhofweg 4-6, 94469 Deggendorf
Opening times: daily, there are different time slots to choose from, outdoor pool 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sauna 1:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:00-10:00 p.m., women’s sauna on Tuesdays
Admission: Day ticket sauna adults €16.00, mornings and evenings €2.00, afternoons €3.00
Hanseatic Cathedral, Stralsund (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania)
Combine your next Baltic Sea vacation with a visit to the Hansedom Stralsund.
Summer is here all year round and you can relax from everyday life in the bathing world under the palm trees.
Experience that holiday feeling in the wave pool or refresh yourself under the lagoon waterfall. Four adventure slides are just waiting for you.
The whole family can plunge down together on the broadband slide, the black hole slide is dark and adventurous and the turbo and giant water slides are fast-paced. Finally, there is a tour through the wild water canal.
The wellness area of the Hansedom is an oriental spa with a Moorish bath house, mineral rhassoul bath and crystal sauna.
This water park in Germany is just pure joy.
Highlights: Oriental-inspired spa, lagoon waterfall, giant water slide, wave pool, wild water canal
Address: Grünhufer Bogen 18-20, 18437 Stralsund
Opening times: Adventure thermal baths and sauna world daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
Admission: 3-hour ticket for the adventure thermal baths €13.50, 3-hour ticket for the sauna world €16.50
Fildorado, Filderstadt (Baden-Württemberg)
The Fildorado adventure pool is located in southern Germany near Stuttgart. The 29 °C warm wave pool with waves up to one meter high, a flow channel and a beautiful wellness area with sauna will lure you there.
It gets exciting on the jump slide with a height of eight meters. You’ll reach speeds of up to 60 km/h before you land safely after a flight distance of around 8 meters – guaranteed.
Things get exciting in the pitch-dark “Blackhole” tube slide, which is around 115 meters long.
Another great experience is the tire slide, where you zoom down on large rubber tires at up to 40 km/h.
Highlights: Spa, flying hill slide, wave pool with rain shower, children’s pool area, thermal pools
Address: Mahlestraße 50, 70794 Filderstadt-Bonlanden
Opening times: various time slots; Mon-Sat 9am-1pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm, 6pm-10pm, Sun/holidays 9am-1pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm , 18:00-21:00
Admission: Adults (4-hour time slot) €19.70 (Sat-Sun €20.80), outdoor pool €4.50
Calypso, Saarbrücken (Saarland)
The Calypso adventure pool in Saarbrücken is a great holiday destination with children.
Here you will find a large indoor area with a swimming pool and a child-friendly non-swimmer area and a large sauna area.
The older children and some adults dare to try one of the four slides that you will find in the Calypso.
On the Turbo Slide you can go up to 50 km/h on a length of only 47 meters, it gets a little more comfortable on the tire slide.
If you dare, you can race 100 meters down the black hole slide, accompanied by exciting light and sound effects. It’s a serfect slide for adrenaline fans. At the AdrenaLoop, a trap door opens and you race ten meters deep into nothingness. A looping follows and then the kick is done after 10 seconds. You accelerate to around 55 km/h.
Highlights: Trapdoor slide, children’s & adventure land, adventure saunas, e.g. tunnel sauna, birch sauna or crystal grotto
Address: Deutschmühlental 7, 66117 Saarbrücken
Opening times: bathing world daily 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., sauna world 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m
Admission (sauna world incl. bathing world & sports pool): day ticket adults €32.00, day ticket, surcharge on weekends and public holidays €2.50 each, children up to 6 years free of charge
Ocean Wave in the North (Lower Saxony)
In the very north of the republic you will find the last swimming pool on our list of fun and adventure pools in Germany.
The swimming pool and the outdoor area are designed in a maritime style to match the North Sea.
You can reach the adventure slide via the lighthouse, from where it then goes down again over a length of around 100 meters.
Other highlights include a wave pool with real North Sea water, where the waves rise up to 80 centimeters every 30 minutes.
Experience real sea feeling and simply let yourself drift or conquer the waves on a swimming board.
Another highlight is “Aqua Climb”. Climb up a wall about four meters high and if you slip, don’t worry. You will land safely in the 30 degree warm water.
Highlights: wave pool with sea water, 4 m high water climbing wall, tropical steam bath
Address: Dörper Weg 23, 26506 North
Opening times (bath deck): daily 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Sat+Sun 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.), sauna deck same opening times except Evening time window even until 10:00 p.m. (Sat+Sun until 9:00 p.m.)
Admission (sauna deck incl. bathing deck): Adults (3-hour ticket) €13.00
Best Water Parks and Adventure Pools in Germany (2023)
- Tropical Islands, Krausnick (Brandenburg)
- Aqualand Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia)
- Therme Erding (Bavaria)
- Tower Adventure City, Oranienburg (Brandenburg)
- Badeparadies Schwarzwald, Titisee (Baden-Württemberg)
- Wonnemar, Wismar (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania)
- Elypso, Deggendorf (Bavaria)
- Hanseatic Cathedral, Stralsund (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania)
- Fildorado, Filderstadt (Baden-Württemberg)
- Calypso, Saarbrücken (Saarland)
- Ocean Wave in the North (Lower Saxony)