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Noah's Ark Waterpark

Noah's Ark Waterpark

Noah's Ark Waterpark

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Noah's Ark Waterpark Map
Address:
1410 Wisconsin Dells PkwyWisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone:
(608) 254-6351
(800) 222-6624
Open:
May 26 - September 3
Hours: Click to view hours
Website:
http://www.noahsarkwaterpark.com
Phone:
(608) 254-6351
 
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Overview
Noah's Ark is "America's Largest Waterpark" & the premier Wisconsin Dells attraction with over 80 family activities to enjoy. From the relaxing rivers to the extreme slides to our Kiddie areas. In 2012 we are introducing “Quadzilla” a four-lane mat racing ride! Enjoy The Scorpion’s Tail, Black Anaconda, Tadpole Bay Kiddie Play Area, Noah's 4-D Dive-In” 51 waterslides, 2 huge wavepools, 2 endless rivers, 4 kiddie water play areas, Flash Flood, bumper boats, arcades, gift shops, restaurants, candy store & much more!
Directions

From Milwaukee:
Take I-94 westbound towards Madison. I-94 joins I-90 outside of Madison. Stay on westbound I-90/94 towards Wisconsin Dells. Take I-90/94 westbound to Exit 92 Hwy 12 (Baraboo/Lake Delton). Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Hwy 12. At second stoplight, turn right continuing on Hwy 12. Go one mile through stoplight at Hwy 12/Lake Ave intersection. Go approximately 1 block; Noah's Ark is on the right at 1410 Wisconsin Dells Parkway.

From Minneapolis:
Take I-94 eastbound. In Tomah, I-94 merges with I-90. Stay on I-90/94 to Exit 89 Hwy 23. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Hwy 23. At the first stoplight, turn left onto Hwy 23/12. Go one mile through stoplight at Hwy 23/12 and Lake Ave intersection. Go approximately 1 block; Noah's Ark is on the right at Wisconsin Dells Parkway.

From Chicago:
Take I-90 towards Madison. In Madison, I-90 merges with I-94. Stay on I-90/94 westbound towards Wisconsin Dells. Take I-90/94 westbound to Exit 92 Hwy 12 (Baraboo/Lake Delton). Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Hwy 12. At second stoplight, turn right continuing on Hwy 12. Go one mile through stoplight at Hwy 12/Lake Ave intersection. Go approximately 1 block; Noah's Ark is on the right at 1410 Wisconsin Dells Parkway.

 
Convention Overview
Noah's Ark is "America's Largest Waterpark" & the premier Wisconsin Dells attraction with over 80 family activities to enjoy. From the relaxing rivers to the extreme slides to our Kiddie areas. In 2012 we are introducing ?Quadzilla? a four-lane mat racing ride! Enjoy The Scorpion?s Tail, Black Anaconda, Tadpole Bay Kiddie Play Area, Noah's 4-D Dive-In? 51 waterslides, 2 huge wavepools, 2 endless rivers, 4 kiddie water play areas, Flash Flood, bumper boats, arcades, gift shops, restaurants, candy store & much more!
    Sports Overview
    Noah's Ark is "America's Largest Waterpark" & the premier Wisconsin Dells attraction with over 80 family activities to enjoy. From the relaxing rivers to the extreme slides to our Kiddie areas. In 2012 we are introducing ?Quadzilla? a four-lane mat racing ride! Enjoy The Scorpion?s Tail, Black Anaconda, Tadpole Bay Kiddie Play Area, Noah's 4-D Dive-In? 51 waterslides, 2 huge wavepools, 2 endless rivers, 4 kiddie water play areas, Flash Flood, bumper boats, arcades, gift shops, restaurants, candy store & much more!
    Sports Supported
    • Volleyball (outdoor)
     
    Facility Types
    Volleyball (outdoor)
    Field Type:Indoor Gymnasium-Wood Floor(s)
    Capacity:<200
     
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    Noah's Ark Waterpark Stories
    07/21/2013I think NOAH'S ARK is the best waterpark in the world!!!
    -Morgan 
    07/17/2013My first visit to Noah's Ark was about 25 years ago! My aunts packed us all up for a day of fun I have never forgotten. Now, I am the aunt, packing up the kids, making more Noah's Ark memories with the next generation.
    -SaraWausau,WI
    07/10/2013Best place for family fun.
    -Frank 
    06/06/2013I went a couple years ago and I'm going back in July and I'm so very excited I had the best time there
    -Alexandra 
    03/13/2013I Luv Wisconsin Dells.
    -Muinat 

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    Noah's Ark Waterpark Articles
    The “Only in Wisconsin Dells” Vacation08/16/2012You decide to use a few vacation days for an extended weekend getaway to Wisconsin Dells and begin the trip planning by compiling your list of want-to-do’s while in the Dells. It doesn’t matter if you’re a lifelong fan of this resort community or a waterpark newbie, the list of 10 activities outlined should find its way to everyone’s list at some point.Read More
    The “Only in Wisconsin Dells” Vacation
    08/16/2012

    Scorpions TailYou decide to use a few vacation days for an extended weekend getaway to Wisconsin Dells and begin the trip planning by compiling your list of want-to-do’s while in the Dells. It doesn’t matter if you’re a lifelong fan of this resort community or a waterpark newbie, the list of 10 activities outlined below should find its way to everyone’s list at some point, given these are things you can only find in Wisconsin Dells. Bet you’ll be surprised by a few of them. And if you’re not able to accomplish all 10 in one trip, oh well, you might have to return a few times. Travel tip: Try a different season, say winter, and check off the indoor activities during that trip.

     

    10 Unique Finds

    • The largest concentration of indoor and outdoor waterparks in the world.
    • The world’s largest looping waterslide, Scorpion’s Tail at Noah’s Ark Waterpark, the country’s largest outdoor waterpark.
    • The largest fleet of WWII land-to-water craft in the country, better known as DUCKS, afloat at Dells Army Duck Tours and the Original Wisconsin Ducks®.
    • The longest running outdoor show in America, the Tommy Bartlett Show, featuring water skiers and stage performers. Celebrating 60 years, it’s been around since 1952 when Tommy’s traveling road show first performed in the Dells.
    • More holes of mini-golf than anywhere else in the state, 357 to be exact.
    • Two classic Wisconsin supper clubs - Del-Bar and Field’s at the Wilderness - both designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright. And a FLW-designed cottage for rent on Mirror Lake, the Seth Peterson Cottage. 
    • The H.H. Bennett Studio, the original 1875 studio of famed landscape photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett who not only made Wisconsin Dells famous with his landscape photos but also invented stop-action photography. The evidence is in his photo of his son Ashley caught mid-air leaping from one rock bluff to another.
    • The International Crane Foundation, the only place in the world where you can see all 15 species of cranes. This restored prairie-style sanctuary is on the outskirts of town.
    • Circus World is home to the world’s largest collection of antique circus wagons and show vehicles, more than 200 in all. One wagon on display was used in the 2011 Hollywood production of “Water for Elephants.” This historic site, just a short drive from Wisconsin Dells, also houses some 8,000 circus posters, with the earliest dating back to 1855.
    • The world’s longest underground roller coaster tunnel, with a 90-degree turn in complete darkness for added scream-factor, is the highlight of wood roller coaster Hades at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Parks. 
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    Your Head Will Be Spinning When You Find Out Everything New for Wisconsin Dells in 201303/12/2013Without fail you can expect someone in Wisconsin Dells to unveil a one-of-a-kind, world’s only, country’s biggest, well, you get the picture, attraction at the start of the year. Welcome to 2013 and news that will make your head spin with anticipation of your next trip to “The Waterpark Capital of the World!®”. In other words, they’ve done it again!Read More
    Your Head Will Be Spinning When You Find Out Everything New for Wisconsin Dells in 2013
    03/12/2013
    Without fail you can expect someone in Wisconsin Dells to unveil a one-of-a-kind, world’s only, country’s biggest, well, you get the picture, attraction at the start of the year. Welcome to 2013 and news from the local Visitor & Convention Bureau that will make your head spin with anticipation of your next trip to “The Waterpark Capital of the World!®”. In other words, they’ve done it again.    
     
     
    World’s First Looping Wooden Roller Coaster at Mt. Olympus
    As if a roller coaster that plunged riders underground into complete darkness wasn’t enough excitement for one ride, Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Parks has now converted its wildly popular Hades roller coaster into a 360 degree ride. Hades 360° is being billed as the world’s first upside-down wooden roller coaster, so hold on to your hats, scratch that, ditch your hats and hold on for the ride of your life.
     
    Surf’s Up at Noah’s Ark Waterpark
    Noah’s Ark Waterpark, the country’s largest outdoor waterpark, has just about every style of water slide and ride on the planet, and now they’re adding the perfect wave, as in their new Surfing Safari surf machine which churns 36,000 gallons of water under you, curling an ocean-worthy surf.  Exhilarating, awesome, righteous, yes, they all apply. 
    Wilderness Resort Adds a Sprayground
    Last year, the Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort catered to teenagers and dare devils with the addition of the Lunar Loop and Cosmic Drop plunge slides.  In 2013, they’re focusing on their younger guests with the new zero-depth Bear Foot Island Sprayground, located in the New Frontier Outdoor Waterpark. This northwoods-themed area will include spraying fountains, exploding ground geysers, shooting water jets, a giant drenching bull frog loop and a silly spraying water bug. Seating will surround Bear Foot Island, making it an ideal spot for parents with young children to spend a warm summer day.
     
    Kalahari Resort First in State with Swim-Up Bar
    Kalahari Resort Waterpark takes a cue from the popular tropical tradition of swim-up bars with its new Mud Hut, a 1,000 square foot indoor/outdoor hot tub and swim-up bar, the first of its kind in the state. There’s also a family-friendly version of the same with capacity for 100. On dry land, Kalahari’s indoor theme park has new rides and interactive adventures including a laser maze, 5-D theater, and the state’s first “Sky Tykes” ropes course for toddlers.
     
    Futuristic FlyBoard for the Tommy Bartlett Show
    This summer the Tommy Bartlett Show debuts the FlyBoard, a high-tech, high-octane invention you’d expect to see in a superhero flick or James Bond movie. This water jet pack, tethered to a jet ski which serves as its power source, sends the operator hovering high above the water, providing a perfect position for mid-air twists and flips and stunning dolphin-like dives into the water.  As you can imagine, ski team members are clamoring for a chance to give this futuristic device a try.
     
    Roll with It at Lumberjack Show
    Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty has long been known for its tasty family-style spread of food and impossible-to-resist sugar donuts. Starting this May, they’ll also be known for an authentic lumberjack show. The Paul Bunyan’s Northwoods Lumberjack Show, staged adjacent to the restaurant and with seating for 600, will feature 11 different events including log rolling and pole climbing, with both professional and collegiate athletes competing. There will be some audience participation as well. Daily shows are planned for 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. beginning mid-May and running through October. 
     
    It’s All an Illusion
    Master illusionist Rick Wilcox brings two new killer (figuratively speaking, of course) illusions to his eponymous theater, one a “first of its kind in the world” in which he cuts his wife into nine pieces using a Steampunk-inspired contraption specifically created for Wilcox. His other new illusion should have audience members raising their hands with suggestions, as Wilcox will make a member of the audience disappear. According to Wilcox, the process to perfect these high-level illusions, which are carefully timed and choreographed to original music, has taken upwards of three years.
     
    The magical illusions theme extends to Circus World Museum in nearby Baraboo as well, where they have a new “Theatre of Illusion” with twice-daily shows packed with comedy, magic and grand illusions featuring Tristan Crist.
      
    Animals + Historic Train at Timbavati
    Timbavati Wildlife Park, with its stunning exterior of wildlife murals and towering waterfalls upon entering, offers up-close encounters and interaction with giraffe, zebra, kangaroo, ostrich, leopard, white tiger, impala, lion, camel, antelope, tortoises and more. The petting zoo with exotic baby animals is a popular stop at the park too. Baby-boomers visiting with grandkids will want to take a train ride while there – it’s the vintage train rescued from the old Fort Dells attraction, Old Engine #9.
     
    Steady As You Go at Knuckleheads
    The adage “don’t look down” doesn’t hold up when referring to the new ropes course at Knuckleheads Bowling & Indoor Amusement Park. In fact, you’ll want to look down, as this 21-element course is suspended over the center’s go-kart track.   The ropes challenges range from easy to tight-rope-like, with both kids and adults fully harnessed from start to finish.
     
    Still Lost on Lost Voyage
    The Lost Voyage nighttime boat adventure on the Wisconsin River that includes an eerie hike back into Cold Water Canyon ushers in a new chapter in the ongoing mystery of what happened to the tour boat Badger that purportedly vanished years ago, with chapter two dubbed “Buried Secrets.” Lost Voyage runs nightly May 24 through Labor Day.
     
    Favorite Brews and Brandy
    Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co. is now bottling its two most popular ales – Rustic Red and Honey Ale. You can pick up six-packs at the restaurant. There’s a new microbrewery in town too – the family-owned Port Huron Brewing Company. Go for a tasting in their Engine House Tap Room outfitted with a 24-foot-long handmade bar top, then purchase your favorites to enjoy at home.
    Wollersheim Winery is releasing its first 100% Wisconsin brandy. This “all Wisconsin” spirit is made from estate-grown grapes, distilled in a copper pot and aged for two years in Wisconsin oak barrels right at the winery. Brandy old fashioned, anyone?
     
    If you’re looking for some cheese to go with your beverage, check out the renovation and addition at Market Square Cheese where the grand opening featured a 600-pound wheel of cheese.
      
    Have Fun with Your Food
    Alamo Smokehouse opens mid-March in downtown Dells at the bridge. The décor at this one-and-only restaurant is a cross between Alamo-inspired and contemporary rustic Western, with the menu a mix of BBQ and Tex Mex. All the recipes here are original and they’re smoking all the meat on premise – talk about “aroma marketing.” Signature dishes include smoky roasted corn chowder and BBQ brisket pizza and, for dessert, a special treat made by a local chocolatier comprised of layers of chocolate and caramel topped with a sprinkling of smoked sea salt. The restaurant has seating for 400 and is open seven days a week.
     
    The delivery of food by miniature toy trains proved so popular at Buffalo Phil’s Pizza & Grille that they’ve added more trains and tracks. 
     
    Dynasty Chinese Restaurant & Lounge opened next door to the Tommy Bartlett Exploratory. Here you can choose from an extensive menu that includes a buffet, house specials and family dinner options, plus fortune cookies of course.    
     
    Every Day’s a Picnic
    Yogi Bear™ Camp-Resort & Water Playground is bringing a 1950’s classic cartoon to life with a daily re-creation of Ranger Smith chasing Yogi Bear around the resort stealing campers ‘pic-a-nic’ baskets. Guests there will also have the opportunity to pan for “gold” at the new Old Faceful Mining Company.
     
    Bunk Overnight in an Airstream or a Caboose
    Ever imagine what it would be like to spend the night in one of those iconic Airstream travel trailers? Now you can give it a try at Bowman’s Oak Hill Bed & Breakfast, where they’ve completely restored a 1973 Argosy travel trailer, complete with large deck and draped outdoor cabana with side-by-side antique claw-foot soaking tubs. 
     
    Parkway Motel, located a few blocks off the main downtown avenue, is converting a retired Soo Line train caboose into a hotel room. It’s a fitting addition to the property which also includes the Rail Dog eatery which serves Chicago Vienna hot dogs out of a, you guessed it, converted caboose.
     
    Stand Up Paddleboarding in the Dells
    The hottest watersport on the coasts, stand up paddleboarding (SUP for short), comes to Wisconsin Dells courtesy of Dells Watersports: Full Service Marina & Boat Rentals with lessons and tours offered by the outfitter on both Mirror Lake and Lake Delton. They’ve also stocked up on kayaks made specifically for kids 110 pounds and under. If you want to SUP on the Wisconsin River, Holiday Shores Watersports is now offering board rentals too.
     
    Get Pretty, Get Married
    Spa Del Sol and Pink Nail Bar at Chula Vista Resort has bridal party written all over it. Enjoy food and a favorite cocktail while getting fingernails and toenails buffed and polished. 

    If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind place for the wedding ceremony, the photo opps are endless at the Dells Bells Wedding Chapel where they’ve added a steeple, bell tower (couples ring the bell on their way to their new life together) and Las Vegas sign replica.

    If you don’t care to drive after the “I do’s” then reserve the 25-passenger party shuttle from Wisconsin Dells Kangaroo Taxi.
     
    If you aren't getting married, but still want to pamper yourself, St. Clare Healthy Living Center offers medically based wellness therapies like aromatherapy, Reiki and craniosacral therapy plus non-invasive body contouring and medical hypnosis.
     
    Turn at the Temple
    The freestanding Lost Temple attraction looks like a Mayan temple, making it hard to miss. Inside, you’ll go in search of the Golden Skull, with surprises and illusions aplenty. 
     
    News from Down on the Farm
    Country Bumpkin Farm Market has added a petting zoo and a new play village where kids can ride pedal tractors and play in a miniature house and church. Their Express Train Ride offers a 30-minute ride around their 30 acres. In the fall, pick your own pumpkins and try out the melon launching catapult.
     
    Another agri-tourism attraction, this one new to the area, is DiMarti Family Farms, with corn maze, barnyard petting zoo, corn slingshots and pumpkin patch.
     
    Happy Anniversary
    Finally, happy anniversary to the International Crane Foundation which turns 40 this year, Capone's Original Old Time Picture Studio also celebrating 40 years and the Mid-Continent Railway Museum which turns 50 this year. Sundara Inn & Spa celebrates its 10th anniversary with the opening of its conversation-free Tranquility Garden patio adjacent to the heated outdoor infinity pool. 

    Fans of Wisconsin Dells will find everything they need to plan their trip, including listings of waterparks, attractions, restaurants, shops, campgrounds, hotels and resorts and more, by logging on to the official tourism web site for the area, www.wisdells.com. The toll-free number for the Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau is (800) 223-3557.

     

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    Scaling New Heights 10/21/2013See what Wisconsin Dells has to offer for those who want to climb, soar and swing above it all.Read More
    Scaling New Heights
    10/21/2013

    Scaling New Heights

     
    It’s called acrophobia. Fear of heights. If you fall into that category (no pun intended, really, just forget we even wrote that, OK?) and need some motivation n to overcome said fear, Wisconsin Dells to the rescue.
     
    You see, the Dells has such an interesting mix of vertical adventures that you’ll naturally gravitate towards one or another, then another, and another still and, before you know, the sky’s the limit for you. So, if you’re ready to scale new heights, the Dells is ready to deliver the views.
     
    A nice what to start might be indoors with a fun go at the ropes course. Knuckleheads Bowling & Indoor Amusement Park’s ropes course has 21 different elements and is located directly above the go-kart track, which rather adds to the excitement. Start out easy by walking the balance beam, then graduate to the rope loops that give the sensation of walking on waves. You’ll be in a body harness attached to a track above your head the entire time.
     
    The Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort built a ropes course above its arcade in the Wild West section of the property. A full-body harness gives you a nice sense of security as you climb your way around 42 challenges with varying degrees of difficulty including a tight rope and rickety bridge.
     
    At Kalahari Waterpark Resort Convention Center’s indoor amusement park, their Sky Trail ropes course is 20 feet high and includes 22 individual climbing elements.  And if 20 feet’s not high enough for you, tack on 12 more with the rock climbing walls there. Celebrate your success by taking a seat, in their six-stories-tall Ferris wheels with glass enclosure.
     
    Did you Know:
    Rock climbing, ropes courses and zip lines are the top three team-building activities for business groups meeting in Wisconsin Dells. “Co-workers are more likely to help each other back at the office after bonding on a rock climbing wall or a ropes course.  Plus, these are team-building exercises that don’t feel work related, and everyone can appreciate that!”
    – Tifani Jones, Director of Sales, WDVCB
     
    Ready to head outdoors where rollercoasters await? Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Parks brings you the triple whammy with Hades 360, the world’s first upside down wooden rollercoaster – 360-degree upside-down barrel roll, the world’s longest underground tunnel, and speeds up to 70 mph. The hybrid wood/steel Hellcat roller coaster at Timber Falls Adventure Park has always been a hit with roller coaster fans thanks to its 70-degree banks and 10-story drop. Throw fear to the wind and ride the log flume and Skyscraper thrill ride while you’re there too.
     
    Then there are the plunge slides at Noah’s Ark Waterpark, with the Point of No Return standing 10 stories tall and the ride down taking all of five seconds.  Oh, did we mention it’s nearly a vertical drop? Right next to that slide is Scorpion’s Tail, the world’s tallest looping trap door waterslide. Pick your poison, so to speak.
     
    Devil’s Lake State Park is famous for its 500-foot tall bluffs – it’s not called the Midwest’s “Yellowstone” for nothing – with exhilarating views providing quite the incentive to get our and do some hiking.
     
    Soar above it all with a parasailing adventure on the upper dells of the Wisconsin River booked through Holiday Shores Watersports Center. Or if you prefer to fly, zip lining is a natural for top-of-the-world views that will make you forget you ever had a fear of heights in the first place. Choose from BigFoot Zipline Tours, Wilderness Canyon Zip Line Canopy Tour or Chimney Rock Park Zip Line Tours – Vertical Illusions.  Oh heck, if you’re feeling brave, why not try all three?
     
    There are even chances to scale new heights in the winter. Ski or snowboard at Cascade Mountain Ski, Snowboard & Snow or stay close to the ground without giving up the view by zooming down one of their snow tube runes. Christmas Mountains Village Ski offers instruction and plenty of runs for beginners to those craving a bit more challenge.
     
    Don’t forget to look down.

     

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