Park Map & Attractions

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Citing the most recent public health orders by the State of California and the County of San Diego addressing public gatherings during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Vista’s Wave Waterpark 2020 season is pausing operations indefinitely. When it is safe to gather again, we will be ready to welcome you back and be privileged to serve you, our community. More information is available on our COVID-19 page.



Park Map Details


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 Our Slide Tower is made up of 4 exciting slides.  All slides have a 42" height requirement and all the slides end in our 3ft 6in splash pool.  For all day adventures choose from:

  • Salsa Twist - All open single or double tube slide
  • Tubulation - All dark single tube slide
  • Flash Flood - All open single tube slide
  • Slam Dunk - All dark body slide
 flowicon_000 Can you brave the wave? The constant simulated wave creates the perfect beach break every time! Height requirement 42” tall.
 riptideicon_001 Enjoy tubing down the Rip Tide slide and landing into the river!  Single tubes only. Height requirement 42” tall.
 rivericon_001  The El Rio Loco, or “Crazy River” goes ‘round and round’. Go with the flow while relaxing on a tube or enjoy floating through the current without one.
 poolicon_000  Our Competition Pool is a temperature controlled pool and is perfect for lap swimming, splashing, or even just floating on a mat. Practice your strokes during a swim lesson in our giant pool!
 6-SPRAY-PARK Splash, spray, laugh and play while utilizing the Wave's Spray Park perfect for kids under 48" tall.
 concessionsicon Our concessions shop, Surf Spot Grill, is open daily with great meals and treats!  We are proud to serve delicious burgers, hot dogs, salads, shaved ice, ice cream, and more! Check out our concessions page for a complete menu listing.   
 snackicon_000  Our famous "Sugar Shack" cart is home to our delicious shaved ice and loads of treats!
 showersicon_000  Male and female restrooms are located at the front of the park near the main entrance. Restrooms are complete with showering facilities and changing areas
 shackicon  Wave Shack is our merchandise and rental location. Check out single and double tubes, or rent a locker key! We also have fun novelty items for purchase along with sunscreen, towels, and goggles just in case you forgot your own! Wave Shack is also home to our First Aid location and lost & found.
 mainicon_000  The ticketbooth is the place to purchase your day admission tickets, or our helpful staff can answer any questions you may have. The main gate is your starting point for your Wave adventure, just show your ticket or season pass and you are on your way!
 officeicon  Visit our Wave Office and talk to our friendly staff about program registrations, season passes or any other questions you may have! We are here to help! If you need assistance over the phone just call us at (760) 940-WAVE!
 picnicicon  Our large grassy area is perfect for your group event or picnic and is also the home base for our weekly camps programs! Shaded trees surround the area and create a fun and relaxing environment!
 cabanasicon  Our Cabanas are a great way to enjoy your day or celebrate a Birthday Party! Enjoy a designated shaded area next to your favorite attraction. Small and Large areas are available. Call (760) 940-WAVE to reserve in advance, or visit the Wave Shack on the day of your visit to check availability. Click Here for more cabana information.