Kalamunda Water Park

Kalamunda Water Park has been a Perth Hills summer destination for decades. Open seasonally from November to March, it’s back this summer with refurbished water slides.

The water parks pools are crystal clear, and very cool! Perfect for a stinking hot summer day when that warm easterly wind is blowing through the gumtrees and the Freo doctor nowhere to be seen!

There are four pools, ranging from toddler-only pools, a shallow shaded pool, slightly deeper wading pool (where I learnt to swim in the 80’s!) and the large main pool, with walking and swimming lanes.

Kalamunda Water Park’s partly shaded shallow toddler area is for children under 5 years old.

Kalamunda Water Park

The large 50m Olympic sized lane swimming pool, which is a whopping 3.36m at its deepest point, has inflatable rings to laze or play on. On weekends, the large inflatables come out too.

Unsurprisingly, the kids were most excited about the two big tube water slides. You must be 5 years old and over to ride the slides. One of the slides is faster and twistier than the other, so the line for that is generally longer!

Kalamunda Water Park

You ride the slides by yourself, on a small mat. The ramp where people queue is shaded. The kids spent a couple of hours sliding down the corkscrew and zig zag slides dozens of times each.

Kalamunda Water Park

Of course, Kalamunda Water Park had a kiosk with a poolside menu of hot chips, ice cream, pies, cold drinks, coffee and toasted sandwiches.

Kalamunda Water Park

You just can’t go for a swim and not get hot chips, am I right?!

Kalamunda Water Park

The change room, showers and toilets were large and clean.  There are BBQs, picnic tables and plenty of shaded lawn areas to enjoy a picnic with family and friends too.

Kalamunda Water Park

We had a fun few hours at Kalamunda Water Park. At $22.50 for a family pass (Dec 2023) and $65.50 (Dec 2023) for a family slide pass, it’s a good value day out in the Perth Hills this summer.

 

Find Kalamunda Water Park at 38 Collins Road, Kalamunda

Get more info on their website.

 

Find more water parks in Perth here.

Find more things to do in Kalamunda here.

About Amanda Carlin

Amanda Carlin has her own food and travel blog. Established in 2013, "The Chef, His Wife and Their Perth-fect Life" has enjoyed an exciting name change in 2021, as "The Chef's Ex-wife" embarks on new adventures with Simply PERTHfect. Amanda loves getting out and about in Perth and WA, as well as brunching, tapas or something a little fancy in equal measures. With her son "Little Chef" in tow, Amanda always has plenty of family friendly eating options to recommend too! Be sure to check out Simply PERTHfect.

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  1. […] Kalamunda Water Park is popular in hot months with families. Throw down a picnic rug on the grass and enjoys pools for all ages, as well as waterslides. Read the Buggybuddys review here.  […]

  2. […] The Perth Hills waterpark has kept generations of families cool. Here kids will love riding the Corkscrew Water Slide, which gets faster as the turns get tighter on the way down. The aptly named Zig Zag Water Slide is a slower, longer slide with sharp, tight. Children must be at least 5 years of age to ride. Read more in the Buggybuddys review. […]

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