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Knott’s Soak City Tips

It’s starting to feel like Summer around here and I for one couldn’t be happier. It means long sunny days to go outside and play… and weekend visits to Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park, California!

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Knott’s Soak City is one of my favorite things to do in southern california with kids. We had such a blast last year that every time we visit Knott’s Berry Farm we talk about all the fun we had on the kids’ first Knott’s Soak City visit (and how we’re so happy to be going again this year)!

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What I like most about Knott’s Soak City is the fact that there is something for everyone. From the moment you step in the park and see Banzai Falls until the moment when you walk to the back of the park and see the Toyota Beach House, you’ll see that this water park is uber-family friendly.

Knott’s Soak City Tips

I have a few suggestions to keep in mind when making plans on visiting the park:

  • DO NOT FORGET YOUR SUNSCREEN! You can get sunburned being out all day. Although there are shaded areas at Knott’s Soak City, you’re not going to be under the shade all day and I can tell you, I saw plenty of folks getting sunburned because they forgot their sunscreen. Sunscreen is also available for purchase at the gift shop.
  • There are grassy areas where you can set up shop. I saw a few families with sport-brellas (outdoor umbrellas) set up with towels underneath. Grassy areas are right outside Longboard’s Grill and around Gremmie Lagoon.
  • Strollers and wagons are allowed. We opted for the wagon and got plenty of use out of it. Our 11 month old spent time in there and even napped in it!
  • Outside food and drinks are allowed, but there are also three great concession stands where you can purchase food. Gold and Platinum Season Passholders can use their All Season Dining Plans at Knott’s Soak City at all three dining locations (Longbboard’s Grill, Portside Pizza and Surf Daddy’s Food Hut). All Day Dining passes are also available.
  • The huge slides all have a lot of steps to get to the top of the slide. They may or may not be wheelchair accessible.
  • Lockers are available to rent as soon as you walk into Soak City at Davy Jones Lockers.
  • Get there early to snag a lounge chair under a canopy or a spot on the grass.
  • Bring your reusable Knott’s cup – there are three refill stations throughout the park.
  • Bring your own towels. Knott’s does not have towel service.
  • A waterproof phone case and FREE wifi throughout the park will let you stay connected while you’re in line, floating on the lazy river, or just hanging out on a lounge chair.
  • Shoes and sandals are not allowed on rides, but bring them along anyway because the ground is hot – especially on the bridge.
  • Rent an inner tube for $10/day. Inner tube rental is included with cabana rentals as well.

Visit the Knott’s Soak City website for more information, and be sure to get your Knott’s Soak City season pass!

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Where to stay in Buena Park

  • Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel – our first choice because it’s literally within the resort. Your hotel stay also includes parking and if you book the Snoop room, Snoopy himself tucks you in (plus, you get two Snoopy plushies).
  • Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim – within walking distance to Knott’s Berry Farm (only half a mile away). Hotel stay includes free self-parking.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Anaheim Buena Park – one mile away from Knott’s Berry Farm. Hotel stay includes breakfast and free self-parking.

Discounted Tickets

Goldstar offers discounted Knott’s Berry Farm tickets and Knott’s Soak City tickets.

Groupon offers discounted Knott’s Berry Farm tickets.

20 Comments

20 Comments

  1. Lalaine H

    May 9, 2013 at 12:13 am

    i love the sunset river! thanks for the giveaway

  2. Janet

    May 9, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    I've never been to Soak City and it looks like a blast!

  3. Publishing Editor

    May 9, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    sunscreen is a must for a day at the water park

  4. Romina

    May 9, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    Looking forward to the Gremmie pool with the baby.

  5. Rebecca Rider

    May 9, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    It's gonna be a blast!!!

  6. Andie

    May 9, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    Sunset river looks like fun!

  7. Dee

    May 9, 2013 at 11:42 pm

    I don't know much about it at all, but that water slide looks awesome!

  8. valerie2350

    May 11, 2013 at 8:28 am

    the slides!!!!

  9. Chad

    May 12, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    The Laguna Storm Water Tower!

  10. Bo

    May 12, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Sunset River sounds fun! I love lazy rivers!

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    May 13, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Love the water tower!

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