Inflatable Waterpark in Dorset

Splash your way down to Dorset Adventure Park for a day full of fun, water and laughs! Unleash your competitive side and make your way through the obstacle course full of challenges like bridges, climbing walls and monkey bars. This amazing park is surrounded by stunning views of the Purbeck countryside so you can enjoy the scenery whilst having fun!

Where can I do something fun in Dorset?

Challenge your friends and family to a wet and wild total wipe-out style experience at Dorset adventure park!

The Aqua Park is set on two lakes, Woodland Lake and Castle Lake named for their amazing views of the historic Corfe Castle providing the perfect setting. Each lake features a different set of obstacles for you to tackle with over 200m in total. If you are looking for a great idea for your Childs birthday party head down to Dorset Adventure Park where they offer children’s parties on two action-packed lakes of fun, a mud trail with more than 50 obstacles and a whole lot of lakeside laughs.

  • Water park: £17.50pp
  • Wetsuit hire: £5 (optional)
  • Shoe hire: £2 (optional)
  • Mud trail party: £18.50pp
  • Water park party: £28pp
  • Combined party: £35pp

Things to do near Dorset

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Corfe Castle Model Village

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Corfe Castle

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The Blue Pool Nature Reserve Dorset

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Coasteering on the Jurassic Coast

Looking for your next adventure on the coast? Come down to Swanage and try coasteering! This fantastic activity combines climbing, cliff jumping and swimming in an adrenaline-filled experience! Not only does this give you and your ...
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Coastal Cruise in Poole

Take a trip around Britain’s largest harbour on one of their relaxing and picturesque cruises! With views of the islands beyond like Brownsea, the Dorset Lakelands, the Isle of Purbeck, and Old Harry Rocks, a coastal ...
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Cocktail Making Classes in Dorset

Want to learn how to create your own Cocktail? Well here’s your chance at Slug & Lettuce! Get behind the bar with their professionals and learn the ins & out’s of what it takes to make ...
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Kitesurfing in Poole

Get ready to combine surfing with wind power with kitesurfing; the new water sport taking the nation by storm! Balance on a board while you hold only your kite and let the wind pull you through ...
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Pyrography Workshop in Dorset

Are you a creative individual looking to try out something new? Why not try pyrography and make some beautiful art with wood. At the Collaborators Cabin, you can choose to take part in a session of ...
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Monkey World Rescue Centre in Dorset

Come and meet the cheeky monkeys and apes at Monkey World in Dorset! Monkey World offers a safe and loving home for apes who haven’t had the best start in life so know that you are ...
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Zip Wire in Dorset

Are you a born thrill-seeker? Try zip-lining over the waves in Dorset for the thrill of a lifetime! If you’re looking for a way to make your next family trip more interesting or trying something new ...
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Rock Reef Activity Centre in Dorset

Climb, swing, jump and fly here at rock Reef. There are 28 indoor fun and themed, indoor climbing walls providing varying degrees of exciting challenges suitable for all abilities and all ages from 4-94! Race your ...
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Europes Largest VR Experience in Dorset

Come and visit Centre VR in Dorset and see for yourself why it’s Europe’s largest Virtual Reality experience! Featuring 30 stations of the very best VR headsets and over 140 titles available to play. From angry ...
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What's on in Dorset

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Joyride

12 - 18 August, 2022
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The Elton John Show

13 - 13 August, 2022
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Dustbin Doris

15 - 15 August, 2022
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Lightyear

19 - 25 August, 2022
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Bullet Train

19 - 25 August, 2022
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Where the Crawdads Sing

19 - 25 August, 2022
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dS:uK... in Tribute to Dire Straits

20 - 20 August, 2022
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Minions: The Rise of Gru

21 - 23 August, 2022
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