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Dive Into the Ultimate Family Vacation at Our Scottsdale Resort

No matter what the weather outside is doing, our resort at Great Wolf Lodge Scottsdale / Salt River, AZ, keeps the indoor water park fun flowing 365 days per year. Splash, swim, and slide with the whole family, then dry off and head into our adventure park to delight in dry-land attractions such as bowling, arcade games, mini golf, our immersive MagiQuest adventure game, and more. Kids will love the assortment of entertainment included in your stay—from yoga and arts & crafts projects to a dance party and story time that wrap up the day—and be sure to keep your camera handy for a photo op with the Great Wolf Kids characters who have been known to roam around the resort.

Whether you're planning a special occasion or just need a quick escape, our Great Wolf Lodge resort provides top-notch service that creates memories of a lifetime.

Resort Amenities

Great Wolf water park
Water Park
Discover the collection of slides, pools, and more that our indoor water park offers.
Great Wolf MagiQuest game
Keep the fun going on dry land with the various attractions in our adventure park.
Great Wolf activities
Enjoy a variety of interactive events that are included in your stay at the resort.

Guest Rooms, Suites & Accommodations

Our luxurious suites are spacious and inviting, providing the perfect respite after a day of play.

We have accommodations for groups small or large with special features like patios, sleeper sofas, themed sleeping areas, and/or accessible bathrooms, so you can customize your stay to fit your family's needs.

Room amenities such as a coffeemaker, a mini fridge, internet access, and HDTVs are standard, ensuring you have everything you need at our Scottsdale resort for the ultimate family getaway.

Resort Dining

The variety of dining options for kids and adults located throughout our Scottsdale resort can cater to any appetite: enjoy a family meal of shareable plates, pizza fresh from the oven, a casual poolside picnic, and more.

Parents will appreciate our coffee and bar outlets for when it's time to fuel up or unwind, and there are sweet treats to grab and go whenever the craving strikes.

The Great Wolf Lodge mobile app offers contactless food ordering so you can plan ahead and have your food ready for pick-up exactly when you want it.

Events & Meetings

Great Wolf Lodge is available to host private events of all types. With multiple flexible rooms and more than 15,000 square feet of outdoor event space, our Scottsdale resort has your next special occasion covered with:

  • Adaptable event spaces for birthdays, weddings, cocktail receptions, conferences, meetings, and more
  • A personalized program for groups of any size
  • Dedicated blocks of suites with easy payment options
  • Separate event parking and entrance
  • Full-service customizable catering
  • Fully integrated A/V and technology options

Things To Do in Scottsdale, AZ

Once you're done having fun at the resort, the surrounding cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, and Phoenix offer even more family adventures. Great Wolf Lodge is conveniently located within 20 minutes of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in the middle of Scottsdale's Salt River Entertainment District. If you want to stay close by, Salt River Fields—Spring Training home base for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks—is within walking distance. Additional local highlights that you can walk to include the Pavilions, the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Gardens, Octane Raceway, Roadhouse Cinemas, Mavrix, and iFly Indoor Skydiving.

The resort is just a short drive away from major area attractions, as well. You and your pack can begin exploring the Sonoran Desert with a trip to Camelback Mountain or experience some local nightlife with a trip downtown. Enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants, shop around the many boutiques and businesses, and enjoy some incredible views of the city! The Odysea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, TopGolf, and Golf Club are also located nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time of year to visit Scottsdale, AZ?

Fall remains one of the most popular times of the year to visit. October and November offer ideal weather, with temperatures averaging in the 80s. This weather is perfect for plenty of outdoor activities like hiking, patio dining, or simply lounging around the outdoor pool area at Great Wolf Lodge.

What is there to do at the resort with a toddler?

Great Wolf Lodge remains one of the most child-friendly destinations in Scottsdale. Our water park contains plenty of activities, pools, spray features, and more for little ones.

How far is Great Wolf Lodge resort from Old Town Scottsdale?

Great Wolf Lodge is located just over seven miles from Old Town, or about 10 minutes away by car.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in time begins at 4:00 pm, or depending on room availability. Check-out is at 11:00 am, unless you have purchased the 2:00 pm Late Check-Out option. You are welcome to continue enjoying the water park and resort until closing on your day of departure.

Are pets allowed at the resort?

For all of our guests’ health and comfort, we do not allow any pets into the lodge. We encourage guests to find information on full-service kennels in the Scottsdale area before their stay. Exceptions exist for service animals as defined by the ADA. These animals are allowed in all areas of the resort except for the pools and attractions of the water park.