Summer Waves Water Park Overview

Returning in 2022!

Summer Waves' 2021 season has ended.

Amid the peace and serenity of Jekyll Island is an exciting family attraction – Summer Waves Water Park. Known for its cool, refreshing waters, clean surroundings, and amazing views of the Jekyll River, Summer Waves offers a variety of ways to beat the heat this season.

 

From lazy laps around Turtle Creek to high-speed thrills down Pirate’s Passage, there’s no limit to the special memories you’ll make. Whether it’s your family, friends or group – come on in. The water’s perfect.

COMING SOON

Man o' War

Encounter the power and might of this towering ride as you rush through Summer Waves’ newest suit-soaking thrill. Four intertwined paths descend into the exhilarating water below with two tube slides and two full-body slides. 

 

Feel the sting of the Man o’ War, opening soon.

Man o' War Logo

Admission

Kids at Summer Waves
MON-THURS
FRI-SUN & HOLIDAYS

Daily Admission

Mondays-Thursdays
$ 25 per person
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Season Pass

Access all season long
$ 80 per person
  • 10% off at Summer Waves Surf Shop
  • 10% off general admission to Georgia Sea Turtle Center
  • 10% off Georgia Sea Turtle Center Gift Shop
  • A one-time chance to buy up to 5 Buddy Tickets at $18 ea. plus tax
Best Value

Children ages 3 and under are admitted free but must have a swim diaper.

Cabanas

Start your day at Summer Waves by reserving a private cabana.

Cabana at Frantic Atlantic Wave Pool
Frantic Atlantic Wave Pool Cabana
MON-THURS
FRI-SUN & HOLIDAYS

Frantic Atlantic Wave Pool

Mondays-Thursdays
$ 100 per day
  • 9'x9' Cabana
  • Maximum of 6 people, plus up to 2 additional children under 2
  • Lounge seating
  • 6' patio deck with 2 lounge chairs
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cooler with 6 water bottles
  • Charging station

Shark Tooth Cove

Mondays-Thursdays
$ 150 per day
  • 11'x11' Cabana
  • Maximum of 8 people, plus up to 2 additional children under 2
  • Lounge seating
  • Patio space with 2 chairs
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cooler with 8 water bottles
  • Charging station
Shark Tooth Cove Cabana at Summer Waves
Shark Tooth Cove Cabana

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets

Online! Summer Waves tickets are available at tickets.summerwaves.com. Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to ensure entry. Due to limited occupancy, tickets not purchased in advance online are subject to park capacity. We cannot guarantee entry will be available if park capacity has been reached.

Yes, you can arrive day-of, but due to limited capacity, annual pass holders are strongly encouraged to arrive early to ensure space is available and before the park reaches capacity. Pass holders are subject to park capacity limitations.

Entry is free for children 3 years old and under. 

However, GA Swim Code requires all children ages 3 and under to wear approved swim diapers regardless of whether or not the child is potty trained. Swim diapers are required for entry to the park and must be purchased to ensure compliance with the Department of Public Health’s safety standard.
 
Swim Diapers can be purchased online at tickets.summerwaves.com when purchasing a family member’s ticket and picked up at park entry.
 
Disposable diapers are not permitted in place of swim diapers.

Yes, group tickets are available. Call us at 912.635.2074 for group sales.

Important Group Information:

1) Group admission is only available Sundays-Fridays (not Saturdays).

2) Must call the office to make a group reservation at least one week prior to arrival, subject to park capacity.

3) Minimum of 25 people, not including children ages 3 and under as they are free for their admission with a swim diaper.

4) Rate $22 per person, subject to sales tax.

5) Group leader makes one payment for the entire group at the Group Sales Window. Individual payments are not accepted.

6) Number of people in the group must be confirmed 72 hours prior to arrival.

7) No walk-up groups allowed.

8) Group and birthday reservations will check-in at the Group Sales window, reserve the Birthday Pavilion for one-hour and bring a cake or cupcakes, bottled waters and paper products.

9) Group/Birthday reservations will check-in at the Group Sales Window, reserve the Birthday Pavilion for one-hour and bring a cake or cupcakes, bottled waters and paper products.

Park Operations

The sales office is open during regular park hours, but access will be limited to two families at one time. Please knock prior to entering.

Yes, our Surf Shop offers everything from sunscreen to swimsuits. Also, check out all of the great Summer Waves souvenirs to remember your visit.

 
Please be aware that occupancy will be limited inside the Surf Shop. Guests may be asked to wait outside until additional space inside is available.

Summer Waves has a complete First Aid station, with medically-trained staff, located at the entrance to the park. Entrance will be limited to one person in the First Aid station at a time and all persons will be required to have their temperature checked if receiving assistance.

Lost and Found is located at the Lifeguard Hut in front of the wave pool.

Helpful Hint: Bring two sets of car keys and secure sunglasses with sunglass holders. 
 
Car keys and sunglasses are the most frequently lost items in the park. 
 
Summer Waves is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Park Rules

Inclement weather is always a possibility with visiting an amusement or water park. 

 
Summer Waves management reserves the right to close attractions when weather conditions do not permit safe operation of the park.
 
If attractions are closed for 90 continuous minutes, a rain pass may be issued at the park exit, for general admission tickets, and can be redeemed at a later date of choice. Must present your ticket stub or admission receipt at the park exit to receive a rain pass.
 
Admission fees are non-refundable.
 
If severe weather causes the park to remain closed for the entirety of a day it would otherwise be open, a refund can be requested at tickets.summerwaves.com for the general admission ticket purchased. 

Lockers are not required, however Summer Waves is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

 
To ensure the health and well-being of guests and to provide consistent sanitization, locker usage will be limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. Only 1 family member per locker will be allowed inside the locker area. Small children can accompany their guardian.
 
Locker rentals are non-refundable.

It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun and bring sun protection with you. Sunscreen, hats and cover-ups are also available for purchase at the Surf Shop. 

 
Take precaution against heat-related illnesses and also be sure to drink plenty of water and cool off regularly.

Small, snack-size items are allowed inside the park, but no large food or beverage items will be permitted. Bottled water and baby food are also permitted.

 
Please ask for a re-entry stamp upon exiting the park to utilize outside picnic areas for outside food consumption.
 
Have special dietary needs? We want to help! Please ask for a manager for assistance.

Summer Waves is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is permitted ONLY in designated areas located outside the park.

If exiting the park to smoke, please ask an attendant for a re-entry wristband and information on designated smoking areas.

GA Swim Code requires all children ages 3 and under to wear approved swim diapers regardless of whether or not the child is potty trained. Swim diapers are required for entry to the park and must be purchased to ensure compliance with the Department of Public Health’s safety standard.

 
Swim Diapers can be purchased online at tickets.summerwaves.com when purchasing a family member’s ticket and picked up at park entry.
 
Disposable diapers are not permitted in place of swim diapers.

Directions

Contact Us

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Call

Speak with us at 912.635.2074

Visit

Visit us at 210 S Riverview Drive

Summer Waves is closed for the 2021 season and will return May 2022.

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