By Andy Guinigundo
Carlsbad, Calif. – Several months ago, Legoland confirmed rumors that a water park was being added to the Legoland Resort in Carlsbad, north of San Diego. At that time other than the confirmation, no further details were released. Recently, at their yearly conference for media and invited guests, they finally presented the lowdown on the water park.
The water park will sit on 5.5 acres on the northern edge of the Legoland resort property behind Fun Town. The descriptive, if not very creative, name for the park is Legoland Water Park. Some of the attractions will include a six-person raft ride, tube slides, body slides, a lazy river and an interactive toddler area. Guests will be able to “build” their own rafts with special rubber Lego bricks before embarking on their lazy river ride.
Admission to the water park is separate from Legoland admission. There is a $10 up-charge with a Legoland park ticket purchase. With the Resort Hopper option, guests can visit Legoland, Sea Life Aquarium and the water park. The water park is expected to open in June.
• Andy Guinigundo is the author of the Out of The Loop column in “Orlando Attractions Magazine”. Out of the Loop keeps you up-to-date with attraction news outside of Central Florida. Andy lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and three daughters. He grew up frequenting theme parks around Ohio and making trips to Orlando with his family. While for most of the year, he’s out of the Orlando loop, he tries to visit Florida at least once a year.