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Adventureland

3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009-2642
+1 800-532-1286
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Consistantly great, decade after decade!

I have been visiting Adventureland for 3 decades. My family went here every single year while I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tom B
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Juneau, Alaska
Outdoors in Altoona

Spent some time in Altoona recently and I had the time to visit Adventureland Park. This is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
firedog1013
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Miramar Beach, Florida
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Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark contain over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from thrilling circus acts and magic shows to live music and juggling - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“water park” (245 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009-2642
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+1 800-532-1286
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been visiting Adventureland for 3 decades. My family went here every single year while I was growing up. Whenever I make it back home we make a trip to Adventureland. It's such a great place for the whole family to let loose and...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent some time in Altoona recently and I had the time to visit Adventureland Park. This is a very nice family run park. It was very clean, the employees were extremely friendly and it was a very nice day spent enjoying the park. It is...More

Thank firedog1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there the last weekend of August. Not only did 2 rides get 'stuck' with passengers on them, at least 4 rides were down. Storm chaser, monster, lady luck, invertor (rarely open). I am all for adding new attractions, but make it worth guests...More

Thank Crispypc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given that my comparison would be Cedar Point, Adventureland has never done much for our family since the kids were older than 12. It's okay if you don't have other alternatives, but Worlds/Oceans of Fun in KC or Valley Fair in Minneapolis would be worth...More

Thank pooldave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had kids the last time we came here and we went to both parks. The kids loved the wave pool. And they were excited about all of the rides. We more than got our money's worth by getting the pass here. Some rides were...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been several years since we had been here and... there seemed be a lot more people there than we remembered. But we still had a really fun time in spite of a couple of rides that were not running. But after about 25...More

Thank LZ_blogger
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very fun time, but some of your workers were quite rude. I witnessed two young girls working at the food area with the turkey legs laughing at a guy because his card wasn't working. They then proceeded to yell at us visitors when...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went to Adventureland yesterday and I must say we were quite disappointed. I would say 90% of the staff that we encountered were either unhappy or down right rude. I've never heard so many snappy requests or redirects. We heard a...More

Thank SaydieIowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water park as very few water slides and they charge a fee to use tubes for lazy river and wave pool. Tubes should be included in admission

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The family went to take my grandson for his first experience of an amusement park. We had prepurchased our tickets so we were able to walk into the park quickly. It was a Saturday the weekend after school had started, but the park was packed...More

Thank F Austin J
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Jayme S
1 August 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
Before you go, lookup Adventureland on Google. On the results it will show you in real time how busy it is with a bar chart. We have season passes and find it very helpful.
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ruppster
14 July 2017|
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soda is fountain, water is bottle, they have a full bar you can get mixed drinks or cans of bear
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estagg2017
26 May 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
Nope, just have to wait in line.
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