Zoombezi Bay

Zoombezi Bay is a water and amusement park in Dublin, Ohio that is part of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Zoombezi Bay park caters to all ages, with rides and attractions for both the young and the young at heart. Visitors can cool off in the park’s wave pool, take a spin on one of its many water slides, relax in the lazy river, go down some of the largest slides in Ohio, play in their kids area or simply relax at their beach style pool with a private cabana! This is Ohio’s newest 22.7-acre water park and the only one that is part of a world-class zoo. Only open during the summer months, it is a great way to escape the heat and have some summer fun.


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Dolphin Dash

A 6-lane mat racer that starts with a drop and continues to twist, turn and splash you all the way down. At 51 feet high, this slide runs the length of a football field and is fun for the whole family.


Python Plunge

The only water coaster in Central Ohio that takes you upward in the first 10 seconds, then sends you on a wild ride, throwing you into a 70-foot long landing pool.


Croctail Creek & The Sandbar

A new adults- only area has been added to the park, with a 700-foot, 160,000-gallon heated lazy river, a full-service bar, and plenty of TVs, lounge chairs, and cabanas.


Sandpiper Splash Drop Slides

A drop slide that lets you free fall between 4 and 6 feet, sending you through twists and turns before landing you into a 10 foot deep pool.


Sand Dollar Shores

You’ll find waterfalls and comfortable seating in this area, where you can play a game of pool basketball in a shallow pool or wade in the entry-level pool. This little oasis inside Zoombezi Bay is perfect to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main park.



This ride begins with a 55-foot drop in a tub with 4 people in a large enclosed tunnel. You’ll spin around in the dark at high speeds before being shot out into a large pool.


Baboon Lagoon

Here you can find 17 life-size baboon replicas and one massive octopus, perfect for photo opportunities and playing around. There are multiple levels in the structure with 90 interactive controls, 10 water slides, a climbing net, and so much more for everyone to enjoy!


Sea Challenge

The new water themed obstacle course allows 2 people to race at the same time. The finished line is THE WALL which you will slide down and into a pool.


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