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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

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Water Park
Discover the collection of slides, pools, and more that our indoor water park offers.
girl in wolf ears and boy in wizard hat raise their wands to play MagiQuest game
Keep the fun going on dry land with the various attractions in our adventure park.
Dad and daughter run and play surrounded by other families sitting
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  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,Golf Club are also located nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the water park hours at the Great Wolf Lodge near Phoenix?

For water park hours during your stay, please view our Indoor Water Park page. You can access the water park any time after opening on your arrival day and until closing time on your departure day.

When did the Great Wolf Lodge in Arizona open?

Great Wolf Lodge in Salt River, AZ, opened in October 2019. It was the 18th lodge to join the Great Wolf Lodge water park resort family.

Do I have to stay at Great Wolf Lodge to visit the water park?

You can enjoy all of the water slides and pools at the water park at Great Wolf Lodge in Arizona with a Day Pass. Passes are free for children ages 2 and under.

How far is the water park from Tempe and Phoenix?

The Great Wolf Lodge water park resort in Arizona is located about half an hour northeast of Tempe and Phoenix, AZ.

What is included in a stay at Great Wolf Lodge?

Great Wolf Lodge guests have unlimited access to the water slides and pools inside the 84-degree water park. Guests are also invited to enjoy free activities like Story Time and Yoga Tails in the Lobby. There are other fun attractions inside the Adventure Park that are available at an additional cost.

Will housekeeping enter my room to clean it?

In between guest stays, every room is deep cleaned according to our Great Wolf Lodge CleanPLUS Experience, an industry-defining standard of excellence developed in partnership with Proctor & Gamble. For guests who have booked a multi-night stay, housekeeping will enter the room daily to perform our CleanTOUCH cleaning—replace towels, remove trash, replenish bath amenities, and tidy the accommodations.

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