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Adventureland

3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-1697
+1 800-532-1286
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Some Summer Fun

We take our kids here each summer to enjoy some fun at both the water park and the Amusement park... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Melissa P
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Iowa
The Most Depressing Place on Earth

This is where dreams go to die. It's so, so sad. If amusement parks with poorly maintained rides... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Sara P
,
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
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Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark contain over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from thrilling circus acts and magic shows to live music and juggling - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“water park” (165 reviews)
“amusement park” (102 reviews)
“roller coaster” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-1697
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+1 800-532-1286
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We take our kids here each summer to enjoy some fun at both the water park and the Amusement park. It's kind of pricey to get in for kids but it's worth the fun. My hubby and I,go to the water park and sit bar...More

Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This is where dreams go to die. It's so, so sad. If amusement parks with poorly maintained rides are your thing, then Adventureland is your place. One of the roller coasters is so rusty I truly wondered if it was safe. I reluctantly admit that...More

5  Thank Sara P
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

What a great place to visit for family and friends! The nostalgic old school type rides to the latest in today's thrill advancements you can't go wrong at this park!

Thank Alan P
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to Oktoberfest for the first time this year at Adventureland, and it was more fun than we anticipated. Three different locations had live music while we were there and the food trucks were great. We plan to go again next year.

1  Thank leighann0576
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Awesome time here! We came through on a Sunday evening in December 2017. We loved it. It took about a half hour to get through the place. See pics. Friendly staff. Clean. Very family friendly. Worth every cent to get in. Gate cost is $20...More

Thank init4keeps
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Great family destination for fun right here in Iowa. We go every year with a group outing and I have to say it is worth it to go. The rides are included in the price of admission. There's always something going on.

Thank mbug772017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

They pretty decent sized amusement park that caters greatly to the local crowd. Cleaning fun with lots of great places to eat in some fantastic rides. People are friendly and place that’s a nice scenic to it. Good shows. Lots to do. Very inspired by...More

Thank StarReviews1
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

An adventure for every personality Coaster lovers, spinners, families, foodies, and loungers rejoice in a park you can all enjoy together. Adrenaline junkies will head straight for the intimidating structure called the monster. This 2016 coaster is steep, fast, exhilarating, yet also smooth. The lap...More

2  Thank purplecicle
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time this year as in the previous 2 years. We did pay to watch the Hawkeyes play...$15 per person. Was extremely disappointed to see ppl taking advantage of the food. And even more disappointed when ppl were coming in after not paying...More

Thank Jeanette K
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Iowa's only amusement park. Doesn't change much, but one of the best new features is the addition of a waterpark. Unfortunately, despite it being a 90 degree day, the waterpark was closed. It was closed because it was scheduled to be closed, not because it...More

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Paul I
February 6, 2018|
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Response from firedog1013 | Reviewed this property |
It is a family oriented park more than a Sandals resort in the Caribbean. I imagine you would get many interesting stares and questions. Be that guy if you need to be, but, remember.... this is n Iowa. Not the French... More
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Jayme S
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
Before you go, lookup Adventureland on Google. On the results it will show you in real time how busy it is with a bar chart. We have season passes and find it very helpful.
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ruppster
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Fam_Tvler | Reviewed this property |
soda is fountain, water is bottle, they have a full bar you can get mixed drinks or cans of bear
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