Sandcastle Water Park96 Votes Currently Closed
Sandcastle is a water park located in the Pittsburgh suburb of West Homestead. Situated on a 67 acre piece of land along the Monongahela River, it is the most popular theme park of its time in the state. The park contains fourteen enjoyable water slides, several swimming pools with different specialties, and a handful of other attractions as well.
As its name suggest, all the attractions within the park are water based. The slides include the whirly Blue Tooba Looba, the exhilarating Thunder Run and the nail-biting slide aptly named ‘Cliffhanger’. There are many other attractions as well, including a lazy river, where you can just sit back on a dinghy while you float peacefully down the river. Sandcastle has different types of pools, including a large size swimming pool, a great wave pool, and a gigantic pool known as Mon- Tsunami.
- The company also runs its original sister parks, Kennywood, Idlewild Park, and Lake Compounce.
- There is a heavily stocked gift shop, where you can find everything you may need in the water park, and lots more.
Sancastle Water Park promises hours of guaranteed fun for the entire family!
Sandcastle Water Park Travel Tips
- Sandcastle accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards at any ticket entrance and most permanent food locations.
- Guests may bring in snacks in a small sandwich size zip lock bag and unopened bottled water.
- Most of the attractions have a height requirement to participate. These requirements can be found on the Attractions page of their website.
Entrance Ticket Details For Sandcastle Water Park
- VIP Pass: $80
- Ride & Slide Pass: $120
- Parking is available at $6 a day.
Sandcastle Water Park Hours
- Check the online calendar for any changes in hours.
How to Reach Sandcastle Water Park
- Bus Nos: 54, 61C, 71B, 71D, 58, 93, 61D, 64, 51, 61C all go to the Sandcastle Water Park.
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- Panera Bread
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6.18% of people who visit Pittsburgh include Sandcastle Water Park in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
87.5% of people start their Sandcastle Water Park visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Sandcastle Water Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sandcastle Water Park
Sandcastle Water Park Reviews & Ratings
Great water park! Our family had a wonderful day and we felt we got our monies worth. Only one slide was closed but everything else was open. Lines were short with maybe a five minute wait at most. We were there on a Friday. Will definitely go back!
We like it. I know others are not always thrilled with it. The slides are pretty fun; my 7 yr old loves the cliffhanger with the splash pools in the middle (which I always liked as a kid, too). There's a decent amount of room, so it's not terribly crowded, and plenty of fun ways to cool down in the summer.
This is the first year I've had a season pass to this park. This is a very nice park but if you're going for the Lazy River you're going to be disappointed The lazy river is mass chaos. I got the pass so I can enjoy the lazy river. The Lazy River doesn't open until noon. At noon there was a line of about 75 people. The lifeguard made an announcement to grab a tube and go through the line and get in the river. They did not separate anybody or space anybody out. There was 75 of us all going in a massive group. It's been described as slow bumper boats which is a more accurate description. People were allowed to walk through and swim through. There was no age limit on how young you could go through on your own. I saw a lot of children who we're so young that they were missing their front teeth or hadn't even lost their front teeth yet going through on their own. Groups of kids were fighting and flipping each other off of the rafts and flipping off their own rafts and getting back on. People are swimming under the rafts. I was kicked several times. They also have two water pipes that drop water on you and the river goes under the water slides and you're sprayed with water as you go under them. You are allowed to stay on as long as you want. When the line is short this is nice. When the line is long it's kind of frustrating to see people take advantage and stay on forever.
The slides have a 200 pound weight limit, which rules out most adults over 6 feet tall. The bathrooms look run down and dated. The changing area is a large room with benches, no privacy at all. When I asked for a refund because I couldn't use the slides they gave me the refund without a problem. Those that can use the rides appeared to be having fun.
Sandcastle is the place to go for fun in the sun. The water slides, wave pool, a lazy river. Water play for all ages. There is 2 large kiddie play pools for the little ones. Sandcastle also has food, dining areas and a nice gift shop. On those hot summer days, it's definitely the place to go.
HOW MUCH ARE DAY PASSES?Answer Report Abuse
There are different passes depending on the activities you are looking for. But, the basic 'Smart Day' pass at Sandcastle Water Park starts from USD 19.99.Report Abuse