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Water park and cheerleading

Great time here and the family loved it. We were down for a cheerleading competition. Lots to do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chad V
via mobile

I would like to make sure that Erdis gets noticed and complimented for going above and beyond to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tammy M
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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“indoor waterpark”(100 reviews)
“wave pool”(148 reviews)
“water park”(227 reviews)
7000 Kalahari Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
+1 877-525-2427
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 January 2010

Our family of four started going to the Kalahari before they added the indoor wave pool, and we loved it back then! We have discovered that going on a Sunday or Friday night is best. (we have never stayed during the week but I'd imagine...More

17  Thank teachermama1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 March 2017

waterpark was wonderful, very busy so go early. daughter woke with Bed bugs swollen wrist and ankle, other than that had a ball. (not happy how they handled it).

26  Thank cindycares2
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would give the water park 4 stars, the rooms get 2 stars. We really enjoy the water park, not much to complain about there...a little pricey on food and drink, but par for amusement parks and such. The rooms are dated. We had a...More

1  Thank Sgtgibbs
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked a two night trip in advance and just found out the same room was now almost 50 dollars cheaper a night. We called to see if they would honor the new rate but they wouldn't do it without charging us a fee. What...More

1  Thank Passenger02984033465
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually spend out long weekend getaways at Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky. We decided to try Kalahari. We won't be coming back. During the busy check out time when we arrived to start using the water park, they had 3 employees at the front...More

1  Thank Hollee Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to make sure that Erdis gets noticed and complimented for going above and beyond to make sure our stay at Kalahari was great. He was always asking if we needed anything and acknowledged everyone that came across his path in some way....More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time here and the family loved it. We were down for a cheerleading competition. Lots to do and generally clean. Had one incident with a set of stairs smelling of urine. The wave pool was very wavy. A friend pulled a younger girl from...More

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on fall break when there weren't a lot of people there. The ambient temperature that they claim to be 84* year round was between 62-64 the entire time. We had to cut our swimming time down drastically due to our daughter's lips turning...More

2  Thank tovia78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend a few years ago and it was awesome. The more recent trip this week proved to be not so awesome. It was pretty cold to start out with, they need to have it slightly warmer in the winter months. The...More

2  Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We come to Kalahari once a year for the last 6 years. When we visited this time, we were given a RFID wristband to use as our room key, waterpark access as well as cashless purchase. The entrance to the waterpark is now guarded by...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Nice fun waterpark. If you go in the off time, there aren't any lines and very few people in the waterpark during the day. Good attentive lifeguards!

Thank Travelduo415
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed Kalahari. It was a very very nice place to stay. There conferences are huge and the staff are so so polite I will be sure to be back. Thank you

Thank Shawn H
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Ge Y
16 November 2018|
Response from T K | Reviewed this property |
No sure of the walking distance but I do know that the Hut rooms are the farthest away. We actually called and asked the question before. If you still are getting a Hut Room, call the front desk and ask to be located as... More
medina s
4 November 2018|
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
I have never thought Park was cold it’s kept at 80 degrees inside year round. You literally swear if you are just sitting there and not in the water. Now there are large fans in the ceilings circulating air and sometimes... More
medina s
4 November 2018|
Response from 602morganf | Reviewed this property |
I went in March and it can be pretty chilly walking from ride to ride. I remember it being freezing by the locker and entrance area. It could be a lot warmer in there.