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WetSide Water Park is located on the foreshore at the junction of Main Street and the Esplanade, Pialba, Hervey Bay and is a fun, eco-friendly public asset designed around water 'infotainment'.

The park includes:

  • Water Slides
  • Water play arena
  • TotSide for under 5s play
  • FlipSide Board Rider 
  • Fountain Light Show Saturday nights 7pm
  • Coffee shop, fish and chip shop and restaurant on site

Entry into WetSide is free however there is a cost for the Water Slides and FlipSide Board Rider. (see below)

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

WetSide may close for reasons including maintenance, extreme weather and maximum capacity crowds. 

Queensland school holiday dates 

  • Saturday 15 December  – Monday 28 January 2018/19
  • Saturday 6 April – Monday 22 April 2019
  • Pupil Free Day - Monday 22 October 2018
  • *Anzac Day, Wednesday 25 April 2019 – open 1:30pm - 5pm
  • *FREE Waterplay areas will operate on the 8-9 October and Tuesday 23 April, 2019
Activity Cost Opening hours

WetSide Water Park


  • Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)
  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Closed Christmas Day and annual maintenance from May to early September.

2x Large Water Slides

$5 (for 10 slides)

(EFTPOS available)
*ticket sales close at 4pm

  • Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)
  • 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school holidays)
  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Closed Christmas Day

FlipSide Board Rider

$6 (EFTPOS available)
*ticket sales close at 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday from Boardrider info
  • 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)
  • 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school holidays)
  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Closed Christmas Day

Fountain Light Show 


  • 7pm Saturday nights 

School bookings

For all school group bookings please complete a booking request form (PDF,422kB) and return to

Rules for using the park

Remember the following:

  • no glass, alcohol, tables, barbeques or gazebos to be brought into the park;
  • management may refuse entry or eject patrons at its discretion;
  • WetSide is smoke-free;
  • bikes, skates, rollerblades etc. are not allowed;
  • play safely, obey the law and look after the park;
  • wear appropriate clothing or swimwear;
  • youngsters must wear waterproof swim nappies. All changing must take place in change facilities;
  • wear footwear on boardwalks for protection against splinters and heat;
  • children under 12 must be supervised by a person over 16;
  • swearing has no place here, nor does rough play;
  • WetSide is for people, not pets. Furry friends can't come in;
  • remember to walk (not run), stay out of gardens, don't loiter in change rooms and keep jets clear; and
  • never sit on jets and don't drink from them. Wetside's water is recycled rain but it's chlorinated like pool water.

Rules for using the slides

  • minimum ride height 1.2m;
  • obey the instructions of the attendant;
  • use of the slide while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is
  • no glass bottles or food are allowed in or around the slide;
  • use of the slide by more than one person at a time is prohibited;
  • exit the slide runout as soon as possible;
  • swimming clothing is required;
  • 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;
  • unacceptable behaviour that affects others having fun may see your
    pass cancelled. Please be mindful of all users;
  • patrons use the slides at their own risk and should be mindful of;
    existing medical and health conditions; and
  • so go with the flow and soak up some fun.

Contact us

Esplanade (Main Street and the Esplanade junction, Hervey Bay)
Phone: 0406 451 472

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Last updated  07/01/2019