Guide to Hurricane Harbor Chicago
Have a splashtastic experience at the Gurnee water park...
"There is a-splishin' and a-splashin,' reelin with the feelin,' movin' and a-groovin,' rockin' and a-rollin'" at Hurricane Harbor Chicago water park in Gurnee.
Take a dip in the drink, recline, relax and experience all the thrills at Hurricane Harbor Chicago.
Non-Season Pass holders need to purchase tickets separately and Six Flags no longer offers the $10 upgrade for entry into Hurricane Harbor Chicago.
If you happen to be a Six Flags Great America Season Pass holder, admission to the Chicago and Rockford water parks is included.
Here are a few things to note before entering:
- Footwear other than aqua socks are not allowed in any attraction
- Aqua socks are not permitted on body slides
- Swimsuits are only allowed in Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Chicago (they are not allowed in the Six Flags Great America area)
- Just like at a pool, running is not allowed anywhere in the park
- Capacity is limited, so the park may not be available to all guests during peak hours
Click Hurricane Harbor Chicago to learn more about rules, attire and other pre-visit info.
Rides at Hurricane Harbor Chicago
When the Lake County heat starts to get to you, Hurricane Harbor Chicago is there to help cool things off. Hurricane Bay has one million gallons of water. Don't want the big splash? Take a fun rafting adventure before heading down high-speed water slides. Take the littlest adventurers to the kid-zone full of mini slides, fun places to splash and a relaxing lounge area where they can rest up. There's no reason to let the heat beat you this summer.
Here's a brief glance at the rides Hurricane Harbor Chicago has to offer.
- Bahama Mama and Bubba Tubba: Family and friends can fit in a jumbo-sized raft that swishes down a series of bumpy hills
- Buccaneer Bay: This ridiculously wet kid-zone has loads to climb on and splash, plus plenty of lounging area for mom and dad
- Castaway Creek: Take a relaxing and scenic raft cruise down a lazy river, past the coolest attractions in the Harbor
- Dive Bomber: Take a five-story free fall to the next level, with a trapdoor entrance opening when you least expect it
- Hammerhead and Barracuda: A fierce frenzy of insane tube slides, switching from open to enclosed flumes all the way down
- Hurricane Bay: The phenomenal half-million gallon wave pool makes king-sized waves in an ocean of fun
- Hurrican Mountain: Four stories and an exciting descent down the mountain
- Mega Wedgie: Count to three and shoot down a five-story, near-vertical drop at 40 miles per hour
- Monsoon Lagoon: A giant interactive pool is the ultimate hangout spot for sun lovers
- Paradise Plunge and Riptide: Race down these towers at 40 mph for a high-speed rush
- Skull Island: This soaking kid-zone has loads to climb on, slide down and splash through
- Surf Rider: Get your wave on in this realistic surfing simulator as you ride five-foot waves on your boogie board
- Tornado: Raft down a 132-foot tunnel into the mouth of a gigantic funnel in the most original water thrill imaginable
- Tsunami Surge: The tallest water coaster in the world at a height of 86 feet
- Vortex & Typhoon: Zip down a fully enclosed water slide, then whirl around before being plunged into the pool below
- Wahoo Racer: Race your friends down an ultra-slick and bumpy slide
- Wipeout: A wild waterslide that sends you swirling through twists, turns and drops
Continue here to learn more about the rides at Hurricane Harbor.
Dining At Hurricane Harbor
Pink Flamingo Café: Burgers, chicken, pizza and kids meals
Treasure Chest: Mai Tais, draft beer and nachos
Paradise Pizza: Pizza, fries and salad
Saltwater Sal’s: Fish tacos and cold beer
5 O’Clock Phil’s: Cheesy pretzels, nachos and cold beer
Six Below: Scooped ice, pretzels, nachos and ICEES
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