WetSide Water Park

Please note: TotSide is closed for unscheduled maintenance works (this includes the tipping bucket and small water slides).

WetSide Water Park is located on the foreshore at the junction of Main Street and the Esplanade, Hervey Bay and is a fun, family friendly public asset designed with something for everyone.

The park includes:

  • Water Slides
  • Aqua Ninja adventure course
  • Water play area (Main arena)
  • TotSide for under 5s play
  • Coffee shop, fish and chip shop and restaurant adjacent

Entry into WetSide is free however there is a cost for the Water Slides and Aqua Ninja. 

During Queensland state school holidays WetSide is open 7 days from 10am to 5pm (excluding June/July/Aug). Please see below operating hours outside of school holidays.

WetSide may close for reasons including maintenance or extreme weather. 

Queensland State school holiday dates: view QLD state school calendar here

WetSide is closed for winter maintenance from May to September each year.

Activity Opening hours

WetSide Water Park

  • Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm (Queensland government school terms)
  • 7 Days, 10am to 5pm (Queensland government school holidays)
  • Christmas Eve, 10am to 4pm
  • Christmas Day and May to mid September annually CLOSED
  • New Years Eve, 10am to 4pm
  • Anzac Day, 1.30pm to 5pm

2 Large Water Slides

  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm (Queensland government school terms)
  • 7 Days, 10am to 5pm (Queensland government school holidays)
  • Christmas Eve, 10am to 4pm
  • Christmas Day and May to mid September annually CLOSED
  • New Years Eve, 10am to 4pm
  • Anzac Day, 1.30pm to 5pm
Aqua Ninja
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm (Queensland government school terms)
  • 7 Days, 10am to 2pm (Queensland government school holidays)
  • Christmas Eve, 10am to 2pm
  • Christmas Day and May to mid September annually CLOSED
  • New Years Eve, 10am to 2pm
  • Anzac Day, 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Private hire bookings are available at WetSide!

    Please see booking form for further information. All forms must be completed and signed before being returned to wetside@frasercoast.qld.gov.au

     

  • Remember the following:

    • Children under twelve (12) years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person over the age of 16 years of age. 
    • Glass bottles or containers are prohibited.
    • Appropriate bathing costumes must be worn in the facility (babies must wear waterproof nappies).
    • All nappy changing must take place in the change facilities provided.
    • No animals are allowed into the Centre (not including nature wildlife in the area)
    • Use of objects such as inflatable toys, balls etc. is not permitted.
    • No alcohol is permitted on the premises
    • No food or drink is permitted in water play areas
    • No smoking
    • No climbing of whale feature or fencing.
    • No running.
    • No Bikes, skates, scooters, rollerblades etc.
    • No swearing, rough play or bullying.
    • No loitering in change rooms.
    • Keep jets clear (never sit on jets).
    • Obey all signage and Staff member instructions at all times.
    • Obey the law.
    • Unacceptable behaviour may result in slide tickets being revoked and non refundable.
    • It is not to be used by those who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
    • Users must be 1.2m in height with no exception.
    • One person only on each slide at any time.
    • Exit the slide runout as soon as possible.
    • Swimming attire is required. No heavy clothing or denim allowed.
    • No cameras, plaster casts, prosthetic limbs, googles/glasses or jewellery which may injure  persons/damage the slide are allowed.
    • No running, standing, kneeling, rotating, tumbling or stopping during the slide.
    • Keep hands inside the slide during the ride.
    • Slide feet first at all times.
    • It is to be advised that the slides are not suitable for pregnant women, and people with limiting conditions including neck, back, joint and heart problems.
    • Patrons use the slides at their own risk
    • Not to be used by those who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
    • ALL users’ first run of the day is at Rookie level – no exceptions
    • Users must meet both minimum requirements:
      • Rookie: 8 years old AND 140cm tall
      • Trooper: 13 years old AND 150cm tall
      • Commando: 16 years old AND 165cm tall

    E.g. a 14 year old who is 145cm tall can only run as a Rookie

    • Swimming attire is required, clothing is ok to wear, baggy clothing not permitted.
    • Footwear optional (running or water shoes only)
    • No cameras, plaster casts, prosthetic limbs, goggles/glasses or jewellery which may injure persons/damage the adventure course are allowed.
    • It is to be advised that Aqua Ninja is not suitable for pregnant women, and people with limiting conditions including neck, back, joint and heart problems.
    • Patrons use Aqua Ninja at their own risk
    • Parents/guardians must purchase ticket for children under 16

Race the Reds

Can you beat the Queensland Reds on the brand-new Aqua Ninja course at WetSide Water Park?

You'll have to be fast to beat Ethan Dobbins, finishing in a super swift 11 seconds!

The players recorded some lightning-fast times on the Aqua Ninja. Click here to view the Queensland Reds Race Results and check out the photo gallery below! 

Aqua Ninja Race the Reds

Made up of nine linked challenges which test strength, agility, co-ordination, and stamina. Water jets, cannons and dumpers are activated as participants move through the course.

To boost the stakes, participants are timed, and spectators can also activate water jets, sprays and canons to hose down participants.

It is the first of its kind in Australia and made possible with Federal Government funding.

Contact us

Esplanade (Main Street and the Esplanade junction, Hervey Bay)
Phone: 0406 451 472
Email: wetside@frasercoast.qld.gov.au

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