Jungle Rapids

A Family Fun Park

Jungle Rapids – All the fun just off the beach!

Jungle Rapids is a family-friendly amusement park located in Wilmington, North Carolina. The park features a water park, go-karts, laser tag, mini-golf, a jungle gym, and more. If you and group are looking for a place to have fun during your stay with us – this is the place!

The Water Park

The water park at Jungle Rapids is the main attraction. It has a variety of slides and pools to keep you cool and entertained. Some of the most popular slides include the Anaconda, a 60-foot-tall water slide that drops down a steep hill; the Lazy River, a winding river that you can float down on an inner tube; and Splash Island, a children’s area with smaller slides and a shallow pool.

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The Go-Kart Track

Jungle Rapids also has a go-kart track that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. The track is two levels high and has a variety of turns and curves. There are also two different go-karts to choose from: the standard go-kart and the super go-kart. The super go-karts are faster and have more powerful engines.

Laser Tag

If you’re looking for a more competitive activity, then you’ll want to check out the laser tag arena. The arena is divided into two teams and players use laser guns to tag their opponents. The first team to reach a certain number of tags wins the game.


Mini-golf is a great way to spend a few hours with the family. The course is challenging but fair, and there are plenty of opportunities to score some birdies.

Other Attractions

In addition to the water park, go-karts, laser tag, and mini-golf, Jungle Rapids also has a variety of other attractions, including:

  • A jungle gym with slides, climbing walls, and a ball pit
  • A playground with swings, slides, and a sandbox
  • An arcade with a variety of games
  • A snack bar and a restaurant

Birthday Parties

Celebrating a birthday? The park offers a variety of party packages that include admission to the park, food, drinks, and party favors. There are also private cabanas available for rent that can accommodate up to 11 guests.


Water Park Open Dates 2023:
June 9th – Aug 27th
Sept. 2nd & 3rd
Sept. 9th & 10th


Summer Season Hours:
Sunday-Thursday 10am – 11pm
Friday & Saturday 10am – 12 Midnight
Sunday 10am – 11pm
Waterpark 11am – 6pm


11:30am – 6:30pm
(Everyday in Season)
12:00pm – 6:30pm
(Off Season Sat. & Sun. Only)


All In Pass: $56
Includes an all-day waterpark pass, 2 activites, 2 slices of pizza and a 16oz drink.

Best Buy Pass: $51
Includes all-day waterpark pass and choice of 2 activites (Jungle Golf, Go Karts or Laser Tag).

Water Park Only Pass: $45 (Must be above 48″ tall)
Seniors (60+): $35

After 4pm Pass: $26
Water Park access from 4pm-6pm

Getting There

Jungle Rapids is located at 5320 Oleander Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina. The park is just off of I-40, exit 42. There is plenty of free parking available.

From Carolina Beach / Kure Beach:
15 minutes from Snow’s Cut Bridge. North on College Road, turn right onto Oleander Drive (US 76) – one mile on the right.

From I-40: (1-40 becomes Rt. 132 / College Road) to left on Oleander Drive (US 76) – one mile on the right.

From US 74: Follow US 74 to US 76 and proceed east across College Road (Hwy 132) – one mile on the right.

From Brunswick County: Follow US 76 (signs to Wrightsville Beach) / Oleander Drive – located 1 mile on the right past College Road intersection.

From Jacksonville / Topsail Beaches: Follow Hwy 17 South to US 76 (Rt. 17 Business) – located 4 miles from intersection on the left.

While staying with Sea Scape Properties go have some fun at Jungle Rapids! It’s a great place to spend a hot summer day when you get tired of lounging on the beach. Whether you’re looking for a thrilling ride or a relaxing day in the sun, Jungle Rapids is sure to please.

Here are some additional tips for visiting Jungle Rapids:

  • Arrive early to avoid the crowds.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a change of clothes if you plan on going in the water.
  • Purchase tickets online in advance to save time.
  • Consider renting a cabana if you want to have a private space to relax.
  • Be sure to check the park’s website for weather conditions and special events.
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