Lazy river in aquapark

Best Water Parks in Germany

Tourists usually think of beautiful Bavarian castles and picturesque cities when they think of Germany. However, they are not the only attractions this country has to offer. Germany is also a popular water park destination. In fact, some of the parks on this list are also some of the best water parks in Europe. However, they are equally suitable for families and solo travellers, and everyone can find something for themselves.

The following text will present you with the 10 best water parks in Germany to visit anytime!

Galaxy Erding

The largest European water slide in the world is a part of Therme Erding, the largest thermal bath complex in Europe and the biggest water park in Germany. Galaxy Erding offers 27 different rides and slides for the entire family. In fact, the difficulty of slides is divided into 3 levels ranging from the family-friendly to the extreme level. Moreover, due to its wide offer, the water park is ideal for both families with children and those who wish to experience a full-on adrenaline rush.

Tropical Islands Resort

Tropical Islands Resort in Krausnick is only 50 kilometres away from Berlin. The water park prides itself as the “world’s largest vacation resort” and it used to be an airship hangar. Furthermore, whether you wish to enjoy a spa and sauna or fancy going down one of the tallest waterslides in Europe, the resort has it all. Since the theme of the park is tropical, visitors can find rainforest-inspired and tropical village-inspired sections of the water park.

Lazy river in aquapark

Lazy river in aquapark

 Badeparadies Schwarzwald

Another tropical-themed water park on this list offers wellness and water slide experiences to its visitors. Particularly. The park is divided into three zones suitable for different age groups. The first is the Palais Vital zone aimed at individuals aged 16 and older, and the zone is specialised in spa and sauna treatments. Furthermore, Palm Oasis is also aimed at teenagers and adults, while Galaxy Schwarzwald is ideal for the entire family.


Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany, and the complex includes one of the best water parks in Germany. Rulantica is an indoor water park with a spectacular offer. Thus, the water park has 27 water slides, 2 pool bars, 2 saunas and 12 additional themed areas. In addition to the previously mentioned 27 slides, one of the attractions in the park is VR snorkelling, an attraction unique to this park. Furthermore, there are plans to open two new themed areas of the park in 2022.



Fildorado is a water park in Filderstadt, halfway between Munich and Frankfurt. The waterpark had an indoor and an outdoor area with three pools and three water slides. Furthermore, there is also a spa and wellness centre within the complex for those who wish to unwind and enjoy. Since the park is quite popular among the locals and visitors, it can get quite crowded during the weekend. However, early mornings and weekdays are more suitable for those who prefer a quieter experience.

Aqualand Cologne

Aqualand is another water park that offers both relaxing and adventurous activities. It  is divided into three areas with many activities. First is the Badewelt, or the “world of bathing” with many different pools and activities. Second is the Saunawelt with an indoor and outdoor sauna among its services. Lastly, the Wellness-Oase is an oasis in which visitors can enjoy different massage and other wellness services. Additionally, visitors can enjoy pool bars and restaurants.

Young man riding down a yellow water slide

Man riding down a water slide

Ostsee Therme

Ostsee Therme is a wellness centre on the beach at the Baltic sea, in the very north of Germany. The main attractions are its thermal baths and wellness program, but there are also many fun activities. Although it is primarily a wellness centre, the park has a water park area with many slides and pools that guarantee fun for everyone. Additionally, there are some more adrenaline-inducing water slides for those who wish to experience a little bit of adventure.


This aquapark is mostly famous for its water slide offer and activities. The park has the first standing slide in the world, as well as the first wind slide. Furthermore, there are many different themed slides and activities in the park. For instance, younger visitors – and those who prefer safer options – can enjoy the Pirate Slide among others. In addition, visitors can enjoy the sauna and wellness area.

Family in the pool

Family in the pool in aquapark

Ocean Wave

Three things make this park stand out among others: saltwater in pools, artificial waves and the tall slide that will send chills down your spine.  Furthermore, the waterpark also has a wellness area where adults can relax. Visitors can also enjoy a good meal after a swim or a relaxation session at the food area in the water park. In addition, the park organizes various activities for children, including birthday celebrations.

Europabad Karlsruhe

The water and adventure park is only one hour away from Stuttgart by car. The park focuses mostly on the adventure, with many different slides like the Green Viper and Aqua Rocket. Furthermore, visitors can also relax in the sun in the outdoor area or enjoy one of the many spa services. Additionally, visitors can enjoy several sauna options indoors and outdoors. Whether you come here on a family holiday, in a friend group or on your own, you are sure to find something you enjoy.

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