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Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. weather permitting

Early Entry

Water World Early Entry

Early Entry Passes & Tickets

Early Entry allows you to get a jump start on your visit and ride select attractions before the park opens to the general public!

If you are holding an Elite Splash Pass, Elite Splash Pass Free Ticket with Early Entry, or you are a King of Beach Cabana Guest you may enter the park at 9:15am so you can get settled for the day.  Mile High Flyer and Revolution are open for Early Entry Guests to ride!  All other attractions open at 10am.   Get a jump start on your day and beat the crowds on the way into the park!

Using Early Entry is easy:

  • Proceed to the ramped entry gate on the south side of the entry plaza (this is the gate closest to the colorful flags on the pedestrian walkway). Only this gate is open for Early Entry so be sure you are at this gate.
  • The Early Entry gate will open at 9:15am. (Early Entry is available from 9:15am to 9:45am). Main gates normally open at 9:45am. Attractions open at 10am.
  • Present your valid Early Entry Ticket to be scanned at both the gate and entry turnstiles.
  • Need to purchase Tube Valets, Bring a Buddy Tickets or tube rentals?  Our Sunrise Sales window is open from 8:30am-9:30am on most operating days. Located by the north entry gate. 

Important! Only ticket or pass products with valid Early Entry option may be used for Early Entry. Every guest, heights 40"+ must have a valid Early Entry ticket. For King of the Beach Cabana Guests, Early Entry will be granted only up to the maximum stated cabana capacity.  Elite Splash Pass holders must buy the discounted Bring a Buddy ticket here at Water World for their guests to have Early Entry privileges (no other ticket type is valid for Early Entry).  Attractions open during Early Entry are subject to change due to maintenance or other factors.  

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