Attractions

Kid-Friendly Attractions in North Carolina

  • Minimum Height
    • 40"
    • 42"
    • 45"
    • 48"
    • All
  • Thrill Level
    • Low
    • High
    • All

Lazee River

Whether you're looking for something to do with the kids or just need a break from the thrill rides, come and relax in a comfortable inner tube and let the gentle current do the rest.

Thrill LevelLow

Splash Island

A great place for the entire family to have fun in the sun – all summer long. The little ones will enjoy our kiddie-sized wave pool, a volcano with two slides, double tube slides and interactive water play elements.

Must be UNDER 54" tall.
Adults must be accompanied by young children.

Thrill LevelLow

Happy Harbor

A play area just for small children includes two pools with a total of 6,400 square feet of water fun. The maximum depth is 9 inches and the play elements for children include the Silly Submarine and Ollie the Octopus.

Must be UNDER 54" tall
Adults must be accompanied by young children.

Thrill LevelLow

Leisure Lagoon

A favorite spot of non-swimmers and swimmers alike is the haven of shallow water, three and a half feet at its deepest point. Wade, splash, or just relax.

Thrill LevelLow

Shipwreck Cove

Climb aboard the bow of a sunken ship and walk the plank into six feet of water.

All guests under 48" are REQUIRED to wear a lifejacket.
360 Slide maximum weight 300 lbs.
Free lifejackets are available at the Wave pool and the Shipwreck Cove at no charge.

Thrill LevelHigh

Daredevil Drop

Extreme body slide

A high thrill ride that drops you 76 feet down a steep water chute with the sensation of free falling...then glide to a slippery smooth landing.

Riders must be 48" tall.
Maximum weight 300 lbs.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

Soak Zone

This half acre Soak Zone attraction includes a 7,000 square foot interactive water play area featuring over 35 water elements! Soak Zone is designed for exciting water spray thrills for the entire family! Specialty themed seating and shaded areas within the new Soak Zone will provide a waterfall of relaxation and fun for kids of ALL ages!

Thrill LevelLow

Thunder Bay

Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe's centerpiece attraction, our gigantic two million gallon wave pool creates 84-foot wide tsunami waves to ride on, splash in or just watch from the sand-free beach.

All guests under 48" are REQUIRED to wear a lifejacket.
Free lifejackets are available at the Wave pool and the Shipwreck Cove at no charge.

Thrill LevelHigh

Twin Twisters

These identical, completely enclosed black water chutes have over 350 feet of twists and turns in total darkness for even more thrills and chills.

Riders must be 48" tall.
Maximum weight 300 lbs.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

Tropical Drop

It's a short, straight shot drop out of the slides into the cool pool of the attraction.

Riders must be 48" tall.
Requires strong swimming skills.
Maximum weight 300 lbs.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

Double Barrel Blast

Zip down chutes and shoot out four feet above the water before splashing down into the pool.

Riders must be 48" tall.
Requires strong swimming skills.
Maximum weight 300 lbs.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

The Cyclone Zone

Get Swept away in a Polynesian riptide, secure in the safety of a life vest as you ride the swirling waters of a South Sea cyclone.

Riders must be 45" tall.
Lifejackets for Cyclone Zone must be US Coastguard approved.

Minimum Height45"
Thrill LevelLow

Riptide Racer

Unleash your adrenaline with some head to head competition! Riptide Racer pits up to four riders in a side by side, plunging race to a twisting, screaming finale.

Must be 42 inches tall to ride.
Maximum weight limit is 250 pounds.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill LevelHigh

Dr. Von Dark's Tunnel of Terror

You’ll experience a breathtaking 40-ft. drop. Soar to dizzying heights on back-to-back vertical banks. Complete a pair of hi-speed 360° spins. And do it all against a backdrop of total darkness and visual effects!

Riders must be 48" to ride.
Double riders only.
Maximum weight 400 lbs.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

Dragon's Den

Meet Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe's newest, breathtaking answer to those on a quest for maximum thrills face-to-face. You'll catapult through mysterious darkness and then plummet into the mist-shrouded abyss of the dragon…only to vanish from sight!

Height restriction of 48" tall.
Double riders only.
Maximum weight 400 lbs (2 person raft).

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

Runaway Raft Ride

This exciting ride provides an exhilarating zoom down a whooshing, winding over 600-foot long flume in rafts designed to carry one, two, or three thrill seeking riders.

Riders must be 45" tall
Children 40"-45" tall may ride if accompanied by an adult and are wearing a US Coast Guard approved lifejacket.
Double riders only.
3 person raft - maximum weight 600 lbs.
2 person raft - maximum weight 400 lbs.

Minimum Height45"
Thrill LevelHigh

Raging Rapids

Experience the thrills and exhilaration of white water rafting. Grab a tube and slip and slide down our 450-foot long man made river.

Riders must be 45" tall.
Maximum weight 250 lbs (single person raft).

Minimum Height45"
Thrill LevelHigh

The Edge

Once you pass over the brink, there's no turning back. Take thrills to the limit on The Edge, a massive half-pipe designed to hurtle you down, up, and back down again. Experience all the adrenaline soaked action!

Riders must be 48" tall.
Maximum weight 250lbs (single person raft).

Minimum Height48"
Thrill LevelHigh

The Blue Streak, Sidewinder & 360°

These totally enclosed water slides offer a variety of thrill levels. Speed straight down, twist and turn or decide to loop the loop on the 360°. Try all three!

Riders must be 45" tall.
360 Slide maximum weight 300 lbs.
Slidewinder maximum weight 300 lbs.
The Blue Streak maximum weight 200lbs.

Minimum Height45"
Thrill LevelHigh