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Explore Family Activities at Great Wolf Lodge

Throughout the entire Kansas City, KS lodge, you’ll find a range of activities that will keep your children active and entertained for hours. Please explore some of our most popular attractions that the whole family can enjoy.

Fort MacKenzie
Fort MacKenzie®
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Fort Mackenzie®

3.4285714285714
Reviews (50)

We've turned splashing into an adventure at Fort Mackenzie, our 4-story interactive tree house in the center of our 84 degree indoor water park. Adventure through suspension bridges, swinging cargo nets, treetop slides and soaking spray stations. If that doesn't get you drenched, just wait for our 1,000-gallon bucket to tip from the treetops.

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  • The water bucket dumps over 700 gallons of water. Use caution when standing directly under the bucket area.
  • Running, hanging, or swinging on ropes is not permitted
  • No age/height limit
  • Please do not bend or cover hoses to spray guests on deck
  • Banging toys together is not permitted

 

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Alberta Falls®

Alberta Falls
Alberta Falls®
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Alberta Falls®

3.5875
Reviews (29)

Alberta Falls is four stories of fun. Twist in and out of the Lodge before dropping into the plunge pool. (Don't worry, the tube is enclosed so there's no temperature change!)

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  • Guests under 42” tall must be accompanied by an adult. Infants and small toddlers are not permitted.
  • Single riders may ride in a single inner tube or in the rear of a double inner tube
  • Single tube, one rider only. Double tube, no more than two riders with heavier rider sitting in the rear.
  • Correct riding position requires guests to remain seated in the hole, facing forward, and grasping the handles throughout the course of the ride. Stopping, changing positions, or forming chains is not permitted.
  • Guests must exit splash pool quickly; steps for exit only (entering/sitting not allowed)
  • Life jackets are permitted on this ride
  • 250 lbs maximum on a single inner tube, 400 lbs maximum on a double tube
  • Pregnant women, guests with heart conditions, guests with neck or back problems, and guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs should not participate

 

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Triple Twist

Triple Twist
Triple Twist
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The Triple Twist®

3.5308641975309
Reviews (31)

Prepare yourself for a drop into huge funnel followed by twists, turns and two more funnels before splashing down. The Triple Twist is the first ride of its kind in the world – don’t miss it!!

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  • Triple Twist is a tube ride with splashes, quick acceleration, steep drops, and a landing pool finish
  • Guests must be at least 48” tall to ride
  • Only double tubes are permitted and have a maximum weight limit of 400 pounds
  • Loose items such as hats and visors are not permitted and eyeglasses must be secured
  • Guests are permitted to wear life jackets while riding
  • This ride is recommended for guests in good health and good physical condition
  • Pregnant women, guests with heart conditions, guests with neck or back problems, and guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs should not participate

 

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Chinook Cove

Chinook Cove
Have fun with the entire family at Chinook Cove activity pool.
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Chinook Cove

3.1222222222222
Reviews (40)

Get into the hoopla with a little water basketball with the kids. Let them test their balance along a floating activity or just goof around (safely, of course!) in this activity pool.

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  • Parents should accompany small children and weak or non-swimmers should wear a life jacket
  • Running, diving, rough play and splashing are not permitted
  • Do not shoot basketballs from outside the pool or designated area
  • Do not dunk basketballs or hang on the rims
  • No shaking, twisting of, or standing on floatable (snake and log)
  • No flippers, snorkels, or toys allowed in the pool

 

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Big Foot Pass
Big Foot Pass
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Big Foot Pass

3.2133333333333
Reviews (37)

This agility challenge keeps kids busy for hours, as they practice their balance and cheer on their friends. Little kids learn to jump from lily pad to lily pad, while the older ones use the netting above to guide themselves across. One false step and ... splash.

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  • The Lily pads are a one-way activity and only one guest at a time per Lily pad
  • Guests under 48” tall should be accompanied by an adult and wear a life jacket
  • No climbing on ropes
  • Guests must exit water area immediately after falling off pads (Guests cannot get back on or swim in this area)

 

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Totem Towers
Totem Towers
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Totem Towers

3.4375
Reviews (29)

These twin three-story slides offer the fastest (not to mention, funfilled) escape route out of the Fort Mackenzie tree house.

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  • One rider on slide at a time
  • Guests under 42” tall must be supervised by an adult
  • Correct riding position requires guests to remain on their back, feet first with legs crossed at the ankles and arms crossed over the chest throughout the course of the ride. Stopping, changing positions, and forming chains is not permitted.
  • Exit slides run-out quickly to the sides
  • Life jackets are permitted on this ride
  • Guests are not allowed to sit at the end of the slide
  • Pregnant women, guests with heart conditions, guests with neck or back problems, and guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs should not participate

 

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Whooping Hollow

Whooping Hollow
Your little ones will never get bored on our safe, fun waterslides ; they're created with the youngest members of your wolf pack in mind.
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Whooping Hollow

For the "48 inches and under" set, we offer a kiddie slide that the little ones will want to try again and again and again.

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  • Guests must be less than 48” tall or accompanied by a child
  • Children under 48” tall must be supervised by an adult
  • One person at a time
  • Remain seated feet first and in an upright position throughout the course of the ride. No head first or belly sliding allowed.
  • Parents or guardians supervising their children may catch children at the bottom and exit landing area quickly
  • Life jackets are permitted on this ride

 

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Manitoba Tubs

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The Manitoba Tubs is a place where parents can truly relax while their little cubs splash the day away inside the water park.

Manitoba Tubs

3.3037974683544
Reviews (36)

Find an oasis of relaxation in our jumbo whirlpools. Find one for adults 21 and older and another for the whole family.

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  • No jumping or diving
  • No climbing on rocks
  • Proper swimming attire is required
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult in the lower hot tub
  • Must be 21 or older to be in the upper hot tub
  • Infants, small toddlers, elderly guests, pregnant women, and guests with heart conditions or diabetes should not enter the hot tub without prior medical consent and permission from their doctor
  • Observe reasonable time limits (10-15 min). Long or repetitive use may result in nausea, dizziness, or fainting.

 

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Crooked Creek
Crooked Creek™
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Crooked Creek

3.2307692307692
Reviews (35)

Buddy up or go solo. Just let the current sweep you along the endless, winding lazy river.

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  • Guests are not permitted on the island in the river
  • No piling/stacking tubes
  • No rough play, flipping, or pushing of tubes
  • Life jackets are permitted

 

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Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay

3.265625
Reviews (27)

Thunder Bay Outdoor Pool area has a 122,000 gallon outdoor pool, which ranges from zero-depth entry to four feet. Thunder Bay includes water basketball, kiddie activities, water effects including floor geysers and spray features, as well as heated water. There is a patio area with tables and chairs so you can relax in the sun. Open Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. Hours vary.

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  • Thunder Bay outdoor pool will be open from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. Daily operating hours are 10:00AM to dusk, weather permitting. On days below 70 degrees, Thunder Bay will not open.
  • Wristbands must be worn at all times unless under the age of 3; this includes spectators.
  • No jumping, running, or diving
  • No carry-in food or coolers allowed in outdoor pool area
  • No dunking or hanging on basketball rims or nets
  • Enter and exit the pool at designated areas only
  • “Piggy Back” or shoulder riding is not allowed
  • Children must be supervised at all times
  • Water toys are not permitted in the outdoor pool
  • Life jackets are permitted
  • Protect your skin! Use a waterproof sunscreen with at least SPF 15 – even when it’s cloudy. And be sure to reapply it frequently. Sunscreen is available for purchase at the Gift Shop.

 

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Family Cabana
Family Cabana

Cabanas

2.9459459459459
Reviews (30)

Cabanas are available to rent daily for your family’s comfort and convenience in the waterpark. A Cabana has seating for four with a table & chairs, a 20" flat screen TV w/Satellite access, a safe, Great Wolf Lodge Playing cards, and a copy of USA Today. There is also a mini refrigerator that is stocked with an assortment of non-alcoholic beverages. Please contact us directly at 800-608-9653 to reserve your Cabana today! *Only available Memorial Day through Labor Day

Great Wolf Lodge's MagiQuest brings live-action adventure to the next level. Enchant objects, learn spells and fight dragons in this one of a kind experience.
MagiQuest®

MagiQuest®

With a magic wand in-hand, you’ll explore an enchanted kingdom and join in the ultimate adventure as you enchant objects, befriend a pixie, learn from an ancient wizard, battle a goblin and outwit a dragon. We guarantee this live-action adventure game is unlike any other you’ve ever played. You’re sure to become legendary when the getaway you planned becomes epic.

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Bring MagiQuest to the next level with CompassQuest, a high tech compass will lead you through an interactive adventure unveiling nine new quests.
Compass Quest™

Compass Quest™

For the Master Magi in your pack, Compass Quest unlocks a whole new layer of MagiQuest. A hi-tech compass leads players on an interactive way finding journey, unveiling nine new quests in this next-generation game of magic, mystery and discovery.

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Great Wolf Lodge's Cub Club features crafts and activities that will not only entertain your pup but also enlighten.
Cub Club®

Cub Club®

At Great Wolf Lodge we have a rule: Everything must be fun. Since that goes for learning too, we created this haven especially for your Wolf Pups. We’ve packed our Cub Club with activities and crafts designed to enlighten and entertain your younger ones. They’ll have so much fun, they won’t even notice they’re learning.

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Howl in One is Great Wolf Lodge's 18-hole, interactive, outdoor mini-golf course.
Howl in One™ Mini Golf

Howl in One™ Mini Golf

Let’s face facts: No family vacation is complete without a round of mini-golf. Be sure to make a tee time at Howl in One Mini Golf, our 18-hole, interactive, outdoor mini-golf course. It’s an exciting course with sand traps and tricky shots, but easy enough to entertain putters of all ages.

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Northern Lights™ Arcade

Northern Lights™ Arcade

If kids designed your family room, it would probably look something like this. Our sprawling, family-friendly arcade is packed with over one hundred games designed to bring out the inner child in everyone.

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Scooops Kid Spa
Scooops® Kid Spa

Scooops® Kid Spa

With whimsical wall murals, ice cream cone stools, and oversized banana split pedicure thrones, Scooops Kid Spa – our special spa designed for kids - proves that life can have a cherry on top, without being over-the-top.

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Creation Station
Creation Station

Creation Station

Choose one of the Great Wolf Kids™ character or another furry friend to bring to life.

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Daily Activities
Daily Activities

Daily Activities

Join us at Great Wolf Lodge for great daily activities like Wolf Walk™, The Great Clock Tower Show™, and Story Time.

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