14 Famous Amusement Parks in Canada You Must Visit

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The amusement park is a large area which can be located near rocky mountains, lakes or water bodies. This place has a lot of rides, games, roller coasters, shows, water rides, and many entertainment options. It is a place of family fun.

There are many theme parks and amusement parks in Canada to enjoy, like West Edmonton Mall, Canada’s Wonderland, Calaway Park, and many more. They offer many fun activities like splash pads, roller coasters, climbing walls, haunted houses, water parks, riders’ shoots, water slides, and many more.

Similarly, theme parks are amusement parks designed on a specific theme. These parks have different kid zones for younger children.

Some of these amusement parks are theme parks like Galaxyland, Centreville Amusement Park, Locolanding Adventure Park, Playdium Park, and many more.

List of 14 Amusement Parks in Canada

Some of the waterparks, theme parks, and amusement parks in Canada are mentioned below: 

1. Calaway Park, Calgary

Calaway Park is the largest outdoor amusement park in Western Canada. The tagline of this park is ‘Just For Fun.‘ According to the park staff, they want every member of the family to enjoy their time in this park.

The main attractions of this park are rides, especially the roller coaster ride, a 3D theatre, live entertainment shows, and eateries. In the summer months, this park receives around half a million visitors.

This park has many of the most popular roller coasters. The fastest roller coaster in this park is the Vortex roller coaster.

Screenshot of the Calaway park website.
Image from the official website of Calaway Park.

Famous Rides of Calaway Park

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Timber falls
  • The vortex roller coaster
  • Aeromax
  • The adrenaline test zone

2. Canada’s Wonderland, Ontario

Canada’s Wonderland is the largest theme park in Canada. It is situated on 134 hectares (330 acres) of land.

It operates seasonally from late April/early May to late October/early November, with some special winter events. The park has a 20-acre outdoor water park called Splash Works featuring slides, lazy rivers, and pools.

A screenshot of the official website of Canada's Wonderland Amusement Park.
Image from the official website of Canada’s Wonderland.

Famous Rides of Canada’s Wonderland

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Leviathan
  • Behemoth
  • Giga coaster

3. La Ronde, Montreal

La Ronde is the second largest theme park in Canada. It is spread over 146 acres of land near Saint Helen’s Island. It is just a stone’s throw away from the picturesque old port.

A screenshot of the official website of the La Ronde Amusement Park in Canada.
Image from the official website.

Thrill seekers mainly visit this park because it has more than 40 rides and eleven roller coasters, including some of the tallest and fastest rides.

Famous Rides of La Ronde

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s  attention are as follows:

  • Goliath roller coaster
  • The Vampire
  • Le Monstre

4. Playland Amusement Park, Vancouver

Playland Amusement Park is located in Hastings Park, Vancouver. The park, originally known as Happyland, opened in 1929 and moved to its current location, becoming Playland, in 1958. It is located on the grounds of the Pacific National Exhibition.

The annual fair is celebrated here. For thrill-seekers, the main attraction is the Hellevator, which shoots riders to a 202-foot vertical tower, the country’s tallest amusement park tower, and then the riders will free-fall back to the position. The play areas for children include a variety of rides, haunted houses, midway games, and arcades.

Screenshot of the page on the official website of the Playland adventure park.
Image from the Official website of the Playland Adventure Park.

Famous Rides of Playland Amusement Park

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Dragon Coaster or the Wooden Roller Coaster
  • Family Flyer 
  • Kiddie Coaster

5. Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Niagara Falls

The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, located at 5685 Falls Avenue in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, is one of the largest indoor waterparks in the country. It features 16 thrilling water slides.

A screenshot of the page on the official website of the Fallsview Indoor waterpark in Canada.
Image from the official website of the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.

Famous Rides of Fallsview Indoor Waterpark

The famous rides of this park include:

  • Extreme Racing Slides
  • Toob Tower
  • Canadian Plunge
  • Tidal Wave
  • Sunnyside Patio & Pool
  • Horseshoe Hot Springs
  • Beach House
  • The Beach Club

6. Calypso Theme Waterpark, Ottawa

Calypso Theme Waterpark is the country’s largest theme park. The adrenaline seekers like this place because the main attractions for those people are adrenaline, canyon rafting and a fast track. It also has different water slides.

This waterpark has a Hawaiian beach bar and allows visitors to bring their own food.

Screenshot of the page on the official website of the Calypso Waterpark.
Image from the official website of the Calypso Theme Waterpark.

Famous Rides of Calypso Theme Waterpark

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Calypso Palace Wave Pool
  • Adrenaline
  • Aqualoops
  • Canyon rafting

7. Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton

Galaxyland is a popular indoor amusement park located in the West Edmonton Mall, featuring a variety of exciting rides and attractions for kids and adults.

Screenshot of the page on the official website of the Galaxyland.
Image from the official website.

Famous Rides of Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall

The famous rides of this park are as follows:

  • Galaxy Orbiter
  • Rock N Wall
  • Super Simon
  • Quirks in the Works

8. Magic Mountain Water Park, Moncton

Magic Mountain Water Park, located in Moncton, Canada, features thrilling water slides where riders can reach speeds of up to 60km/hr. The park also includes a wave pool and a lazy river for those seeking a more relaxing experience. For younger visitors, there is a splash pad available.

Screenshot of a page on the official website of the Magic Mountain waterpark.
Image from the official website.

Famous Rides of Magic Mountain Water Park

The rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • The Tornado
  • The Lazy River
  • The Giant Twister Slides
  • The Kamikaze
  • Pro Racer
  • The Torpedo
  • The Turbo Tunnel
  • Puddle Jumpers Pond
  • The Wave pool
  • Pier 36 Mini Golf

9. Santa’s Village, Bracebridge

Santa’s Village is specially designed for children. The park, which spans over 60 acres of land, was started in 1955. It offers a variety of attractions, shows, and interactive experiences.

There is a Santa in this place who interacts with the visitors. There are also many live entertainment shows for children.

A view of the Santa's Village from the official website.
Image from the official website.

Famous Rides of Santa’s Village

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Ralphie’s range
  • Candy cane express
  • Co-karts
  • Jolly bumper boats

10. Magic Mountain Splash Zone, Moncton

People of all ages can visit this park. Magic Mountain Splash Zone is located near Brunswick. The Splash zone has all the water rides and slides for all age groups.

A screenshot of the page on the official website of the Magic Mountain Splash Zone.
Image from the official website.

Famous rides of Magic Mountain Splash Zone

Some of the attractions at the park include:
  • The Wave Pool
  • The Kamikaze Waterslide
  • Tornado Slide
  • Whirlpool
  • Splash Pad
  • Topsy Turvy

11. World Waterpark, Edmonton

World Waterpark is famous all over the country. There are many water slides along this splashed area, small-scale slides, slide boarding, wave machines, and three enormous pools.

This waterpark is the second largest indoor waterpark on the entire North American continent. People from many different places come here to enjoy the rides and water slides.

Screenshot of the page on the official website of the world waterpark.
Image from the official website of the World Waterpark.

Famous Slides of World Waterpark

The famous slides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Sky screamer extreme
  • Nessie’s revenge
  • Blue bullet
  • Double Trouble

12. Marineland, Niagara Falls

Marineland is a park that features a zoo, restaurant, marine mammals, and beluga whales, along with many rides.

A screenshot of the page on the official website of the Marineland.
Image from the official website.

Famous Rides of Marineland

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Eagle Tower
  • Sky  Screamer
  • Wave Swinger
  • Tivoli Wheel
  • Boat Carousel

13. Sandspit Amusement Park, Cavendish Beach

Sandspit Amusement Park is an amusement park located on Prince Edward Island. The main attractions of this park are the Cyclone roller-coaster, Ferris wheel, bumper boats, and a miniature golf course.

A screenshot od the Sandspit Cavendish Beach poster from the official website.
Image from the official website.

Famous Rides of Sandspit Amusement Park

The famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Cyclone roller coaster
  • Cliffhanger
  • Ferris wheels

14. Cultus Lake Adventure Park, British Columbia

The main attractions of this park are balloon adventure, blasting barrels, carousels, cloud-buster rides, honey pot rides, and round-up 360 rides.

It has a course of Giggle Ridge adventure golf and a prospector’s shooting gallery for elders. It also has a runaway mine train and wagon wheel. The children can also enjoy trailing here because it has a wilderness trail.

A screenshot of the page on the official website of the Cultus lake adventure park.
Image from the Official website.

Famous Rides of Cultus Lake Adventure Park

Some of the famous rides of this park which seek people’s attention are as follows:

  • Runaway Mine Train
  • Blastin’ Barrels
  • Buckin’ Bronco
  • Bucky’s Bumper Boats
  • Carousel
  • Cloud Buster
  • Wagon Wheel
  • Wave Swinger
  • Windmill Drop

Final Note

In this article, we have talked about many famous amusement parks in Canada. We live in a world full of worries, workloads, and pressure. It is difficult for people to take long leave and vacations.

But on a one-day leave, you can enjoy your time with your family and friends and have fun in the amusement parks, and it will give you a chance from your daily work. There are many rides, roller coasters, water slides, live entertainment shows, eateries, and 3D theatres.

These adventure parks are located in different cities in Canada, like Vancouver, Montreal, Moncton, Edmonton, and many more. We will try to help you out with more articles on restaurants, hotels, and fun zones in Canada.

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