Written on: 21/10/2013
it was the best thing ...EEEEVERRR!!! the slides were brilliant, especially the calamity cannon and the abyss! changing rooms were a little small and dirty (just a little) but overall a brilliant day out !!!!! ( the food was good and clean and tasty. I would definitely recommend it !! (ps. there was NO mould growing up the slides, people are soo grumpy these days!!!)also the life guards were friendly and sorted out any misfits! (read more)
Written on: 28/08/2013
26 8 2013 we dropped our children and their friends at wet and wild for the day they are 16 yrs old when we went to collect them they said there locker was empty they were told to go to reception where there bags were when they looked in their bags a mobile phone and money was missing apparently the cleaning staff had noticed the locker above had a key left in when they opened it the locker above my sons had had the plastic between the 2 smashed and some one had been going through their bags... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2013
It is ok enjoyed it when I got to the lazy river the food was ok the only down fall I thought was how many steps you had to climb to get to the cafe and walking along the top to leave the building with me having a phobia with heights it put me off dreading leaving and eating because of this it would be nice to have enclosed steps for people who have this problem and hard for people in wheelchairs if they wanted a day out there. (read more)
Written on: 10/08/2013 by laura1992 (1 review written)
We use to come to wet n wild every year when I was a child, visited today after not being for 10 years with our niece and nephew. We weren't disappointed , price is very good considering the charge of some theme parks now! Think its brilliant how under 4s go in for free! Rides for all ages both our 3 & 9 year old were able to go on, staff at reception on the way in canteen and on the rides were brilliant very friendly. Nothing seemed to have changed much in the 10 years that has passed.... (read more)
Written on: 07/05/2013
I visited Wet & Wild with my partner and daughter (aged 3 years). I am 50/50! Admission was a little over priced, not much signage to direct you to the changing area, Chcnaging cubicles are small, the family changing room was not big enough for all of us to change in so I had to get my own. I noticed sufficient life guards spotted around the pool and can safely say they were doing a good job after watching one of them help a young boy who got a little too out of his depth, very fast... (read more)
Written on: 31/07/2012
I went with some of my friends a few weeks back now and we went on everything! All the slides are excellent and are great fun for everybody the lines aren't too long so once you decied what you want to go on you line up and within 5 mins you're already on it enjoying the slides.The best slides were kamakazi and kalmity canyon.I highly recommend this waterpark (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2012
wet and wild is ace! i went for the first time and the rides were fab. there were no mould and the water does not drown you! the food is lovely to. the waves are fab and the slides are bril! some of them are fast. some are slow and some have a fab drop.( scary) but apart from all that there is one slide were you sit in a rubber ring and go in 6 different pools!Also there is 2 slides were you sit with two people and go down, it is fast and you get lots of butterflys! There is also an other... (read more)
Written on: 02/12/2011
I went with my friends, it sounded great and we where all ready to PPPARRTYYY!, But when we got there what awated us was far less Fare FAR less! Mould in the slides, so i shut my eyes, but then the water at the bottem of the slide the water drowns u ! NEVER go on the slow rides, i went on a birght green one, it looked fun even thought u cant see out it was bright ! x BUT the curent stoped when u get to the black part of the tunel and u have to push urself forard! it was horrid ( bearing in... (read more)
Written on: 13/11/2011 by sarah-Farnsworth
This is a Brilliant Water Park!! Would definetly be going again. There is things to do, and would never get bored. The slides were amazing! Good value! The water was varied. IT WAS A GREAT TIME! Mostly liked the Abbys ride. It was the BEST!! The food was great. but some of the staff looked miserable but on the other hand there was a few who would have a conversation and a laugh with you! Whoever reads this, You should definitley go!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2011
Disgusting!! Disgusting!!! Disgusting!!! No other words can describe it Feaces was floating in the childs pool /water was cold / tiles filthy /staff miserable / Air temp too hot /Food awful.
It is in desperate need of knocking down and rebuilding.A definite hazard to health.
I wont be going again and i recommend that people do the same. (read more)
Written on: 26/03/2011
Well, It started when me and my freinds arranged to go to wet 'n' wild, Having seen the reviews i exsplained to them about everything i over read on my laptop.
when we got in the pool it was filthy! There was moss and dirt all over the pool side which was horrid! We got into the water and it was freezing! after 15 minutes most of my freinds including me had blue lips, We went in the so called 'Lazy River' which did not work at all, THe same for 2 of the slides and the wave machine, We then... (read more)
Written on: 24/02/2011 by leavini (1 review written)
WETNWILD North Shields-When we arrived it looked pleasent but didnt like the idea off walking around with our shoes on when people have to use the changing rooms with no shoes. The cleaner was using a dirty mop,and the canteen wasnt very clean,and very expensive for what you got.
Getting into the water was a shock was so cold we had two babies with us and there lips were blue after 30minutes,we were in a group off 12people so spent nearly 130 just to get in and only spening an hour or so in... (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2011
I would not recommend going to wet and wild in North Shelds. Its run down, dirty and very cold. Most the showers don't work and the shower water is luke warm at the best. I think they must be running it into the ground and squeezing as much cash out of the place before its closed. (read more)
Written on: 19/02/2011 by danib (1 review written)
ive never been to wet n wild since i was about 12 im now 28 with 2 young children who love the water,so i decided to take them, i looked these reviews before i went and started to dread it but i had promised the kids that we could go. when we got there i thought it wasnt as bad as people make it out to be infact it hadnt changed since i was younger! we stayed til around 5ish we meant we got great value for money, it is a little dated but it didnt stop us from having fun. from what i seen it... (read more)
Written on: 28/01/2011
Ilove wet'n'wild when i have went i went on nearly all the slides ifyou want a real thrill go on the kamakarzie oh my lord it's great.I loved the lazy river because after you have been on a few thrilling rides you find a rubber ring sit in it and relax. (read more)
Written on: 31/12/2010
We enjoyed all the slides and the lazy river and all that, and we understand about the mould because that is what constant water does. But the bad thing about it is that you cant go back out to get something to eat unless you stayed out, the showers wernt very hot. And waiting in the ques were freezing, especialy when you have to stand in front of the fan. But the staff and everyone is kind and freindly. But some of the water slides are pretty rubbish and i always get stuck in the tube. But... (read more)
Written on: 04/11/2010
all of these bad views are ridiculous. especially those that blame the staff!
All in all:
Price to get in - understandable, privately owned
Receptionists - very pleasent, nice meet 'n' greet women
Lifeguards - constantly on look-out, kind happy male and female young folk
Managers - very helpful, well trained
Cafeteria staff - pleasent, helpful and 'on the ball'
Cleaners - constantly busy (as would be expected), friendly looking
Other Customers - well here is what i have to say to you - there... (read more)
Written on: 31/10/2010
I have been in the past and have enjoyed it, However on my last visit the water was very cold and you could see the lips on kids turning blue.
I wont be going back unless the water is heated.
After all its not cheap. (read more)
Written on: 28/10/2010 by nocknocknoo (1 review written)
people seem to put worse than good i agree and disagree with them kids love it but water was a bit cold for my 1 yr old waiting for the black hole rubber ring spotted weeds growing under the window seal lol and bit moss on the rocks so much clorine in the water eyes stinging like mad family cubicals cramped showers some didnt work and only two that were not cold over all over priced overwise we would go more than twice a yr. (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2010
I have just visited Wet n Wild today with my partner (28), my nephew (4) and my partners little girl (9). Although we had a fun time, the place could do with a MAJOR MAKE OVER as I don't think it's had a lick of paint since it opened, nothing has changed since I was there 12 years ago! It cost £43 entry, which I think is a little pricey. The changing rooms are small and could do with revamping, same goes with the toilets. The lazy river isn't very lazy as there aren't very many rings to... (read more)
Written on: 30/08/2010
As this is the only park of it's kind in the North East - there in maybe lies the problem - no competition! My family and friends love the slides. However, the place is filthy. The tiles are broken and dirty. Look behind the 'lagoon' and see litter, bottles and chips - presumably thrown from the cafeteria and never cleaned!The foam which lines the pools on one slide is dirty, ripped and harboring goodness knows how many potential micro-organisms! Try not to look at the water too closely... (read more)
Written on: 29/08/2010
Me and my husband took our two son's, one is 5 and the other 8 months, to wet n wild, my 5 year old enjoyed it, but my little one was so cold i had to get him out after half an hour!! it wasnt very clean and very cold, even when you were in the cafe it was freezing and the staff need some training in how to put the customer first, i was in the queue and there were two people in front of me then two life guards turned up and he served them first,i just walked away rather angry, they all so... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2010
From the start it didn't bode well. There were chavs hanging about outside in their swimming costumes having a fag and the entrance and grounds were dirty and overgrown. When we went in the glass and tiles were all dirty and smeary. Wwe paid anyway (£55 for 2 adults and 3 children) and I couldn't quite believe that people in outdoor shoes could get right up to poolside. The changing roms are accessed by a steep set of stairs which were dirty due to people in trainers going up them and wet... (read more)
Written on: 06/08/2010
Well...the mould wasnt there last time i went!! the changing rooms arnt the best i suggest you get changed before you get there! the slides are great stick to them because the mould isnt true! the pools are not to the best standerd the lazy rizzer is ok but the outdoor area is litterd WAY to expensive however its cheaper at 5! u only get in for 3 hours if u go then,but its cheaper,quiter and theres less ques! DO NOT EAT THE FOOD!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2010
I'd not been to Wet n' Wild since I was 16 (am now 28), and I read some of the reviews posted on here before I went which did put me off a bit! Having been today, I had a really good time! The place was pretty much how I remembered it with one extra slide. I think some of the reviews posted err on the negative side a little too much - I didn't notice any mould growing up slides, nor would that really matter if it was on the outside and they were in full working order. Regarding the point... (read more)
Written on: 04/08/2010
i went to wet'n' wild a few days ago i thought it was the best swimming pool in the uk it is suted for all ages and when u get there it is very hard to chose what ride your going to go on. i recommend this to any family and im going to wet'n' wild tomorrow so it must be very good im goin with a whole group of people. i think it is very cheep you dont just waste your money but one tip do take your own food because the food is horrible well depends what food you like but i dont like it so i... (read more)
Written on: 31/07/2010
DISGUSTING!!! DO NOT PAY THE HIGH PRICE FOR ENTERY!!!! OR WASTE YOUR TIME GOING!!!!
We went,myself my partner,and our 3 boys aged 1,3&5, the toliets are a mess really dirty,the changing rooms are tiny no where near big enough for familys the doors do not lock and full of mould growing up the walls, next the child pool, water is freezing to the point my kids lips were blue!!! mould growing up the slides and all over the floors,two of my sons injured them selves in the child pool, my partner... (read more)
Written on: 30/07/2010
I believe in 'dont knock it until you try it', well here it goes! Getting changed in the male lockers my room door wouldnt lock, so in bursts a Rabb. c. Nesbett clone, not a good start but thats ok. Next chilling in the jacuzzi when along floats whats looked like a human log but i didnt stay around long enough to find out. so that was my visit over with, but not until id got myself changed, when id trodden on a used durex. thanks wet n wild but its not my tipple. (read more)
Written on: 09/07/2010
Seriously do not visit this dump!! I visited in June as a "treat" for my son's birthday. The pool is dirty, the jacuzzi was filthy, there were slides out of order, the changing rooms resemble a urinal! When we got out myself and my partner were covered in dirt/sand god knows what it was! All of us were itchy and the next day i woke up to a gorgeous rash!
Seriously save your money and visit a clean swimming pool!!
Ive clicked on 1 star because it wont let me go any further but i wouldnt even... (read more)
Written on: 16/05/2010
I havent been to Wet n Wild since i was 15 and i am now 24 and was considering taking my 18 month old daughter there today however after reading the reviews i think i will give it a miss and try somewhere different rather than be stuck in the car travelling there for an hour to find it cold and dirty! Sort it out Wet n Wild it "used" to be a brilliant day out!! (read more)
Written on: 03/05/2010
I think wet nd' wild is amazing for todders up to adults , it is so enjoyable . the slides are amazing and the changing room are a little dirty but you can live with it! and it has diffrent slides for diffrent kinds of people ! so THE BLACK HOLE - is for people who are a dare devil . LASY RIVER - for a relexing ride , and lods more . Everybody knew what wet nd' wild was gunna be like but 10 pound a person is a bit expensive but worth it ! and i would recomend it to everbody who enjoys... (read more)
Written on: 13/04/2010
I think wet and wild is orsem and good for a family im going in 2 weeks cant wait. (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2010
the kids love wet n wild, we
Are a family of 4, kids are 6 and 12,we took grandma as well. Grandma wanted to sit outside as it was a nice day, the area around the outdoor lagoon was covered in weeds. There was no comfortable seats for grandma to sit on. As I looked around I noticed how shabby everything has become, the windows were a mess, the toilets were horrible, the slides were in need of re-painting, the cafe was rubbish and expensive, the girl behind the counter was complaining that... (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2010
I previously worked at Wet n Wild as a lifeguard.
Here are a few TRUE facts that I think people should know:
Wet n Wild is privately owned, therefore prices are not value for money.
Wet n Wild is privately owned, therefore the water is not heated to save running costs.
Wet n Wild is privately owned, therefore a cheap alternative to chlorine (used in council pools) is used, and the absolute minimum is added to the water.
On busy Sunday afternoons, when the waiting time to get on most rides... (read more)
Written on: 22/03/2010
Charged full price for child of 4 because he is over 1.2 m. Food and rubbish near swimmming area. (read more)
Written on: 06/03/2010
It's a action packed fun experince and a amazing social place that includes great service,interesting slides and sections .A lazy river,a mixture of slow slides to scary ones.I loved the lazy piver and the calamity canyon but i thought it was disapionting the thought put into one piticular slide that had a dark part that you still had to push your self through.I would of wanted to know the average amount of people were coming on a daily basis. (read more)
Written on: 27/02/2010
visit this on 27/02/2010. NEED MORE STAFF TO SERVE ON ENTRY JUST ONE MEMEBER AT THE TILLS DOING PAYMENTS AND LOCKER DEPOSITS. RUSTY AND MOULDY WATER WAS THAT COLD THE CHILDREN COUGHED. NOT MANY LIFE GUARDS ON IN AREAS. NOW THE CHANGING ROOMS NEED A REVAMP AS THERE IS NOT MANY THERE. WET SUITS NEEDED FOR THE COLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 29/01/2010
Excellent great value for money having as long as you want for £10.00 wow. Recommended to all ages as it is fabulous! Changing rooms very dark and are too little the black hole isn't even black the paint is peeling off and needs to be fixed. Kamikaze was great however would not recommend it to any one below the age of five. Mistral was rubbish I stopped half way and couldn't get going again I therefore had to shove my self the rest of the down. Over all absolutely fantastic. (read more)
Written on: 20/11/2009
Its really good, especially the calamity canyon, the price is actually quite cheap, for a good and whole day ! (read more)
Written on: 28/10/2009
Wet 'n' Wild is a very suitable water park for all ages. For younger children there is an area with simple and open slides for them to go down. Each ride is rated either slow, medium or fast. There is 'The Lazy River' where there is rubber rings (not many) for you to go down and there is a small pool with a shallow and deep end and a little cave you can swim under with a wave machine every hour I think. The slide suitable for everyone is 'Calamity Canyon' where you go down some slides into a... (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2009
Some of the slides are ok - the double ring ride and the yellow ring ride (cant remember their names). The Black Hole ride looked good but was closed for no given reason. The other fast rides are good too.
The lazy river - there were about 4 tyres for everyone to share, and it was pointless anyway as there was no current so you didn't go anywhere.
Dirty - how hard is it for someone to put a stepladder by the palm trees and clean them? The branches hang vertical with the weight... (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2009
Place was very dirty and they charged adult prices for a 7 year old. thought this was disgusting, realy think they need to look at their prices. (read more)
Written on: 02/09/2009
yes wet'n'wild is amazing - there is slides to suit all and for he more daring there is the kamicaze , tonado and abyss ! i highly reccomend it to anyone.the food is fairly cheap but when i went i took a packed lunch to save money . it is around 10 pounds to get in that includes locker funds but you get them back when you come out . before i made my purchase i would have liked to heard other experiences of the rides but all rides are really fun i reccomend trying all of them. the place... (read more)
Written on: 28/08/2009
I thought wet and wild was dirty and definatley not worth the money. It needs knocking down never mind a sheep dip. Ive never seen so much rust and mould. The cubicles are like portable toilets. (read more)
Written on: 26/07/2009
i thought wet n wild is a amazing place to go! wen you get ther you just cnt decide wot slide to go on first, but it is even better is you take a mate because you can have a laugh and you can stay there for as long as you want (obv until it closes). it is worth the money. i reccomend you go at least once (read more)
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