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Visit Tenerifes Aqua Parks
Tenerife's Aqua Parks make a fabulous day out for families. Siam Park is fairly new and has some amazing attractions. Aqualand has not got such impressive pools and rides but it has an extremely good dolphin show.
Explore Tenerife's Aqua Parks
Siam Park, Tenerife
Siam Park claims to be the best water park in Europe and they are probably right. Travelling round the park the buildings and amusements as well as the lush tropical planting all have a Siamese theme and the attractions are quite spectacular. Siam Park was opened in 2008 by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Thailand.
There is a pool with waves which are the largest man made waves in the world. The picture above is of the dizzying 'Tower of Power' where you 'drop' 28 meters before plunging into the pool below. For the less adventurous meander slowly around the 'Mai Tai River' in a water tyre. There are lots of attractions so you are certain to find something to suit you. There is also a Sea-Lion island where you can watch sea-lions playing in the water.
Continuing the Thai theme there is a Thai floating market and Thai food as well as the more usual theme park fare is available in the restaurants.
There is a free bus service to Siam Park from the large resorts at Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje.
Siam Park Address:
Autopista del Sur
38660 Adeje (Tenerife), Spain
902 060 000
Aqualand is older than Siam Park and its water rides are considerably less impressive. However it is cheaper to enter and has an extremely good dolphin show.
Dolphin land at Aqualand has been designed so that you can see the dolphins underwater as well as from the surface and there is a dolphin show every afternoon.
Like Siam Park there are lots of sunbeds, restaurants and cafes and also like Siam Park there is a free bus service from the resorts at Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and Costa Adeje.
Avenida de Austria, 15 - 38660 Costa Adeje (Tenerife)
Ph.: +34 9126.96.36.199
top photo kindly supplied by the Turismo de Tenerife
Places to visit nearby
These parks are near to the Playa de las Americas which is the largest resort in Tenerife. The beautiful Park Teide is nearby and is well worth a day trip to explore the rugged beauty and explore Mount Teide up close.
If you wish to try another park there is Loro Park at the north of the island near to La Orotava. Loro Park is a large zoo with dolphins, penquins, tigers and much more.