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

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets

Online! Summer Waves tickets are available at tickets.summerwaves.com. Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance of arriving to avoid standing in line and to ensure entry. Due to limited occupancy, we cannot guarantee entry will be available if park capacity has been reached.

Yes, you can arrive day-of, but due to limited capacity within the park, annual pass holders are strongly encouraged to arrive early to ensure space is available. 

 

Pass holders for the 2020 season can present their 2020 pass at the gate for entry. 

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 only available Sunday-Friday (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 $16.98 per person plus tax or $18.00 per person inclusive of 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 one week prior to arrival.

7) No walk-up groups allowed.

At this time, Junior Admission and Senior Splash tickets are not available. Discounted general admission tickets are available at tickets.summerwaves.com.

At this time, Night Splash and Two-Day tickets will not be available for the 2021 park season. Discounted general admission tickets are available at tickets.summerwaves.com.

For the lowest rate, purchase general admission tickets online at tickets.summerwaves.com. Rates are increased onsite.

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.
 
Admission fees are non-refundable if the park is open.
 
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.
 
Park visitors are encouraged to reduce the number of items brought to the park so those who need a locker will have access.

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 wristband 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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