2017: Knott's Soak City Expansion

2017: Knott's Soak City Expansion

An exciting expansion, renovations and new additions are coming to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark next summer.

Orange County’s largest water park will debut two water slide towers featuring exhilarating attractions geared for families and thrill seekers. Shore Break will tower over seven stories and offer six different thrilling water slide experiences. Four of the slides on the 60-foot tall tower will start with guests climbing inside an Aqua-Launch chamber where they will wait anxiously for the floor to drop out from underneath their feet, sending them into a high-speed, almost vertical free fall through a series of flat loops and S-curves in a translucent flume. Shore Break will also feature dueling tube slides that will zip riders through an enchanting series of drops and turns. The height requirements for Shore Break slides are 48 inches.


The Wedge slide tower will take the location of the current Pacific Spin and will be an open air family raft ride. Up to six guests at a time will descend down navigating twists and turns and surprise drops. The height requirement for The Wedge is 48 inches or 40 inches when accompanied by a supervising companion. Guests will be able to experience both water slide towers when Knott’s Soak City Waterpark opens for the summer season in 2017.

The expansion project will also include updated shaded seating areas, cabanas and a remodeled Longboard’s Grill to the water park. Construction is set to begin on September 12 and a grand-reopening is scheduled for summer 2017.

A 2017 Gold Season Pass is the best way to experience all of the new additions coming to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark next year. 2017 Gold Season Passes include unlimited visits in 2017 to both Soak City Waterpark AND Knott's Berry Farm with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events.