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Oceans of Fun
Oceans of Fun logo.png
Slogan Slide On!
Location Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Coordinates 39°10′14″N 94°28′57″W / 39.17058°N 94.482422°W / 39.17058; -94.482422Coordinates: 39°10′14″N 94°28′57″W / 39.17058°N 94.482422°W / 39.17058; -94.482422
Owner Cedar Fair
Opened May 31, 1982; 38 years ago (1982-05-31)
Operating season May through Mid-September
Area 64 acres (260,000 m2)
Water slides 10 water slides

Oceans of Fun is a tropically-themed water park that opened on May 31, 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the adjacent Worlds of Fun amusement park. When it opened, it was the largest water park in the world. It is owned and operated by Cedar Fair.


On August 31, 2012, Oceans of Fun announced the largest-ever expansion in 2013. It was also announced that Worlds of Fun will no longer be separately gated and be combined with Oceans of Fun. A new slide complex, 65 feet (20 m) tall will also be built including 6 new slides. The water park will be completely renovated, and construction began in 2012. In 2015, Oceans of Fun added swan boats to Buccaneer Bay and Splash Island. In 2019, the park announced that Diamond Head would be closed at the end of the season. The removal of the slide will make way for Riptide Raceway, a mat racing slide. On November 6, 2019, it was announced that Riptide Raceway will be the world's longest slide of its kind coming in at 486 feet long.

Slides and attractions

Ride Opened Height Requirement Style Rating
Aruba Tuba 1993 42" Inner tube Slide 3
Buccaneer Bay 1985 48"
Canoes/Paddle/Swan Boats 1994 3
Captain Kidd's 1996 Under 59" Interactive pirate ship for children 1
Caribbean Cooler 1987 42" Lazy River 2
Castaway Cove 1982 21 years or older Adult restaurant, pool, and bar 1
Coconut Cove 1992 42" Family 2
Constrictor 2013 48" Enclosed slide 5
Crocodile Isle 1989 Under 54" Water playground for children 1
Hurricane Falls 1999 46" Inner tube slide 5
Monsoon 1992 46" Water flume ride (20-passenger boat) 4
Paradise Falls 2003 40" Interactive play structure 2
Predator's Plunge 2013 48" Enclosed slide 4
Riptide Raceway 2020 42" Enclosed mat racing slide
Shark's Revenge 2013 48" Enclosed slide 5
Splash Island 2015 Under 54" Interactive kid's area 1
Surf City Wave Pool 1982 42" (under 42" requires a lifejacket and must be accompanied by adult) A wave pool with a maximum depth of six feet, altered during the off season from eight feet. 4
Typhoon 1983 46" Racing slide 4
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