List of amusement park rankings

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Amusement parks and theme parks are terms for a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people. Amusement parks are located all around the world with millions of people visiting them every year. This list of amusement park rankings summarizes the attendance records, park rankings and the results of public polls of amusement parks around the world.

Attendance records[edit]

This is a list of annual attendance figures of amusement parks and water parks released by TEA, the Themed Entertainment Association.

Amusement park corporations[edit]

This section lists the top 12 largest amusement park corporations in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park corporations Country 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts  United States 118,000,000 119,100,000 120,600,000 121,400,000 126,479,000 132,549,000
2 Merlin Entertainments Group  United Kingdom 35,200,000 38,500,002 41,000,000 46,400,000 54,000,000 59,800,000
3 Universal Studios Recreation Group  United States 25,700,000 23,700,000 26,300,000 30,800,000 34,515,000 36,360,000
4 OCT Parks China  People's Republic of China 13,400,000 15,800,000 19,300,000 21,730,000 23,359,000 26,180,000
5 Six Flags Inc.  United States 25,300,000 23,800,000 24,300,000 24,300,000 25,750,000 26,100,000
6 Parques Reunidos  Spain 24,900,000 24,800,000 25,800,000 26,220,000 27,130,000 26,017,000
7 Cedar Fair Entertainment Company  United States 22,700,000 21,100,000 22,800,000 23,400,000 23,600,000 23,519,000
8 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment  United States 23,000,000 23,500,000 22,400,000 23,600,000 24,310,000 23,400,000
9 Fantawild Group  People's Republic of China N/A N/A N/A N/A 9,193,000 13,188,000
10 Haichang Group  People's Republic of China N/A N/A N/A 7,550,000 9,400,000 10,096,000
* Compagnie des Alpes (Grévin & Compagnie SA)  France 9,500,000 10,000,000 9,000,000 9,210,000 9,300,000 N/A
* Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation  United States 8,300,000 N/A 9,600,000 9,500,000 N/A N/A

Amusement parks[edit]

Worldwide[edit]

This section list the top 45 largest amusement parks worldwide in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 17,063,000 17,233,000 16,972,000 17,142,000 17,536,000 18,588,000
2 Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort Tokyo, Japan 14,293,000 13,646,000 14,452,000 13,996,000 14,847,000 17,214,000
3 Disneyland at Disneyland Resort Anaheim, California, USA 14,721,000 15,900,000 15,980,000 16,140,000 15,963,000 16,202,000
4 Tokyo DisneySea at Tokyo Disney Resort Tokyo, Japan 12,498,000 12,004,000 12,663,000 11,930,000 12,656,000 14,084,000
5 Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 10,935,000 10,990,000 10,825,000 10,825,000 11,063,000 11,229,000
6 Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 12,688,000 12,740,000 10,500,000 10,990,000 11,200,000 10,430,000
7 Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 9,540,000 9,590,000 9,686,000 9,783,000 9,998,000 10,198,000
8 Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 9,608,000 9,700,000 9,603,000 9,699,000 9,912,000 10,110,000
9 Universal Studios Japan Osaka, Japan 8,300,000 8,000,000 8,160,000 8,500,000 9,700,000 10,100,000
10 Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort Anaheim, California, USA 5,566,000 6,095,000 6,287,000 6,341,000 7,775,000 8,514,000
11 Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, USA 5,297,000 4,627,000 5,949,000 7,674,000 7,981,000 8,141,000
12 Ocean Park Hong Kong Hong Kong 5,030,000 4,800,000 5,404,000 6,955,000 7,436,000 7,475,000
13 Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong 4,500,000 4,600,000 5,200,000 5,900,000 6,700,000 7,400,000
14 Lotte World Seoul, South Korea 4,236,000 4,261,000 5,551,000 5,780,000 6,383,000 7,400,000
15 Everland Yongin, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea 6,600,000 6,169,000 6,884,000 6,570,000 6,853,000 7,303,000
16 Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, USA 6,231,000 5,530,000 5,925,000 6,044,000 6,195,000 7,062,000
17 Universal Studios Hollywood Universal City, California, USA 4,583,000 4,308,000 5,040,000 5,141,000 5,912,000 6,148,000
18 Nagashima Spa Land Kuwana, Japan 3,734,000 4,700,000 4,465,000 5,820,000 5,850,000 5,840,000
19 SeaWorld Orlando Orlando, Florida, USA 5,926,000 5,800,000 5,100,000 5,202,000 5,358,000 5,090,000
20 Europa Park Rust, Germany 4,000,000 4,250,000 4,250,000 4,500,000 4,600,000 4,900,000
21 Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 2,612,000 2,655,000 4,500,000 4,710,000 4,800,000 4,470,000
22 SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, California, USA 4,174,000 4,200,000 3,800,000 4,294,000 4,444,000 4,311,000
23 Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen, Denmark 3,972,000 3,870,000 3,696,000 3,963,000 4,033,000 4,200,000
24 Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 3,200,000 4,000,000 4,000,000 4,125,000 4,200,000 4,150,000
25 Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Yokohama, Japan 4,555,000 4,500,000 4,023,000 3,820,000 4,050,000 4,149,000
26 Songcheng Park Hanghzou, China N/A N/A 3,797,000 3,327,000 3,800,000 4,100,000
27 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Tampa, Florida, USA 4,410,000 4,100,000 4,200,000 4,284,000 4,348,000 4,087,000
28 OCT East Shenzhen, China N/A N/A 3,530,000 3,890,000 4,196,000 3,950,000
29 Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, California, USA 3,565,000 3,333,000 3,600,000 3,654,000 3,508,000 3,683,000
30 Universal Studios Singapore Singapore N/A N/A 2,000,000 3,411,000 3,480,000 3,650,000
31 Changzhou Dinosaur Park Changzhou, China N/A N/A 2,300,000 3,500,000 3,400,000 3,600,000
32 Canada's Wonderland Maple, Ontario, Canada 3,380,000 3,160,000 3,380,000 3,481,000 3,655,000 3,582,000
33 PortAventura Salou, Spain 3,300,000 3,000,000 3,050,000 3,522,000 3,540,000 3,400,000
34 Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, USA 3,198,000 2,942,000 3,051,000 3,143,000 3,221,000 3,382,000
35 Happy Valley Shenzhen, China 3,180,000 2,800,000 3,050,000 3,890,000 3,212,000 3,282,000
36 Window of the World Shenzhen, China N/A 2,500,000 2,651,000 3,123,000 3,170,000 3,250,000
37 Kings Island Kings Island, Ohio, USA 3,126,000 3,000,000 3,112,000 3,143,000 3,206,000 3,206,000
38 Chimelong Paradise Guangzhou, China N/A 2,400,000 2,400,000 2,700,000 2,970,000 3,200,000
39 Hersheypark Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA 2,842,000 2,807,000 2,891,000 2,949,000 3,140,000 3,180,000
40 Happy Valley Beijing, China N/A 2,350,000 2,734,000 3,438,000 3,055,000 3,100,000
41 Six Flags Magic Mountain Valencia, California, USA N/A 2,500,000 2,600,000 2,700,000 2,808,000 2,906,000
42 Liseberg Gothenburg, Sweden 3,050,000 3,150,000 2,900,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,860,000
43 Zhenzhou Fantawild Adventure Zhenzhou, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,850,000
44 Six Flags Great Adventure Jackson, New Jersey, USA 2,761,000 2,634,000 2,700,000 N/A 2,650,000 2,800,000
45 Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 3,094,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,744,000 2,854,000 2,726,000

North America[edit]

This section list the top 20 largest amusement parks in North America in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[4] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 17,063,000 17,233,000 16,972,000 17,142,000 17,536,000 18,588,000
2 Disneyland at Disneyland Resort Anaheim, California, USA 14,721,000 15,900,000 15,980,000 16,140,000 15,963,000 16,202,000
3 Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 10,935,000 10,990,000 10,825,000 10,825,000 11,063,000 11,229,000
4 Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 9,540,000 9,590,000 9,686,000 9,783,000 9,998,000 10,198,000
5 Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 9,608,000 9,700,000 9,603,000 9,699,000 9,912,000 10,110,000
6 Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort Anaheim, California, USA 5,566,000 6,095,000 6,278,000 6,341,000 7,775,000 8,514,000
7 Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, USA 5,297,000 4,627,000 5,949,000 7,674,000 7,981,000 8,141,000
8 Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, USA 6,231,000 5,530,000 5,925,000 6,044,000 6,195,000 7,062,000
9 Universal Studios Hollywood Universal City, California, USA 4,583,000 4,308,000 5,040,000 5,141,000 5,912,000 6,148,000
10 SeaWorld Orlando Orlando, Florida, USA 5,926,000 5,800,000 5,100,000 5,202,000 5,358,000 5,090,000
11 SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, California, USA 4,147,000 4,200,000 3,800,000 4,294,000 4,444,000 4,311,000
12 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Tampa, Florida, USA 4,410,000 4,100,000 4,200,000 4,284,000 4,348,000 4,087,000
13 Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, California, USA 3,565,000 3,333,000 3,600,000 3,654,000 3,508,000 3,683,000
14 Canada's Wonderland Maple, Ontario, Canada 3,380,000 3,160,000 3,380,000 3,481,000 3,655,000 3,582,000
15 Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, USA 3,198,000 2,942,000 3,051,000 3,143,000 3,221,000 3,382,000
16 Kings Island Kings Island, Ohio, USA 3,126,000 3,000,000 3,112,000 3,143,000 3,206,000 3,206,000
17 Hersheypark Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA 2,842,000 2,807,000 2,891,000 2,949,000 3,140,000 3,180,000
18 Six Flags Magic Mountain Valencia, California, USA N/A 2,500,000 2,600,000 2,700,000 2,808,000 2,906,000
19 Six Flags Great Adventure Jackson, New Jersey, USA 2,761,000 2,634,000 2,700,000 N/A 2,650,000 2,800,000
20 Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 3,094,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,744,000 2,854,000 2,726,000

Europe[edit]

This section list the top 20 largest amusement parks in Europe in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[4] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 12,688,000 12,740,000 10,500,000 10,990,000 11,200,000 10,430,000
2 Europa Park Rust, Germany 4,000,000 4,250,000 4,250,000 4,500,000 4,600,000 4,900,000
3 Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 2,612,000 2,655,000 4,500,000 4,710,000 4,800,000 4,470,000
4 Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen, Denmark 3,972,000 3,870,000 3,696,000 3,963,000 4,033,000 4,200,000
5 Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 3,200,000 4,000,000 4,000,000 4,125,000 4,200,000 4,150,000
6 PortAventura Salou, Spain 3,300,000 3,000,000 3,050,000 3,522,000 3,540,000 3,400,000
7 Liseberg Gothenburg, Sweden 3,050,000 3,150,000 2,900,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,860,000
8 Gardaland Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy 3,100,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,850,000 2,700,000 2,700,000
9 Alton Towers Staffordshire, United Kingdom 2,520,000 2,650,000 3,100,000 2,600,000 2,400,000 2,500,000
10 Legoland Windsor Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom 1,815,000 1,900,000 1,900,000 1,900,000 2,000,000 2,050,000
11 Thorpe Park Chertsey, Surrey, United Kingdom 1,700,000 1,870,000 1,850,000 1,900,000 1,800,000 2,000,000
12 Legoland Billund Billund, Denmark 1,650,000 1,650,000 1,650,000 1,600,000 1,650,000 1,800,000
13 Phantasialand Brühl, Germany 1,900,000 1,950,000 1,850,000 1,750,000 1,750,000 1,750,000
14 Puy du Fou Les Epesses, France N/A N/A 1,470,000 1,500,000 1,600,000 1,740,000
15 Parc Astérix Plailly, France 1,800,000 1,820,000 1,663,000 1,595,000 1,723,000 1,620,000
16 Gröna Lund Stockholm, Sweden N/A N/A 1,306,000 1,464,000 1,408,000 1,500,000
17 Chessington World of Adventures Chessington, United Kingdom 700,000 650,000 1,400,000 1,300,000 1,300,000 1,500,000
18 Futuroscope Jaunay-Clan, France 1,600,000 1,700,000 1,825,000 1,741,000 1,730,000 1,464,000
19 Heide Park Soltau, Germany 1,330,000 1,400,000 1,350,000 1,350,000 1,300,000 1,400,000
20 Duinrell Wassenaar, Netherlands 1,356,000 1,349,000 N/A 1,362,000 1,360,000 1,375,000

Mexico and South America[edit]

This section list the top 10 largest amusement parks in Mexico and South America in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[4] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Six Flags México Mexico City, Mexico 2,020,000 1,950,000 2,000,000 2,200,000 2,310,000 2,345,000
2 Hopi Hari São Paulo, Brazil 1,458,000 1,500,000 1,983,000 1,850,000 1,628,000 1,685,000
3 La Feria Chapultepec Mágico Mexico City, Mexico 1,473,000 1,400,000 1,470,000 1,507,000 1,537,000 1,537,000
4 Beto Carrero World Santa Catarina, Brazil N/A 1,000,000 1,030,000 1,050,000 1,500,000 1,530,000
5 Mundo Petapa Guatemala City, Guatemala N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,253,000 1,056,000
6 Parque Plaza Sésamo Monterrey, Mexico 1,025,000 970,000 931,000 900,000 1,197,000 1,209,000
7 Parque Mundo Aventura Bogotá, Colombia N/A N/A 990,000 1,208,000 1,065,000 1,152,000
8 Parque de la Costa Tigre, Argentina 1,036,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,080,000 1,091,000 1,050,000
9 Fantasilandia Santiago, Chile 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,166,000 1,180,000 1,070,000 1,086,000
10 El Salitre Magico Bogotá, Colombia 1,071,000 1,000,000 957,000 1,101,000 958,000 1,054,000
* Playcenter São Paulo, Brazil 1,600,000 1,700,000 1,700,000 1,350,000 N/A N/A

Asia-Pacific[edit]

This section list the top 20 largest amusement parks in the Asia-Pacific region in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011[4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort Tokyo, Japan 14,293,000 13,646,000 14,452,000 13,996,000 14,847,000 17,214,000
2 Tokyo DisneySea at Tokyo Disney Resort Tokyo, Japan 12,498,000 12,004,000 12,663,000 11,930,000 12,656,000 14,084,000
3 Universal Studios Japan Osaka, Japan 8,300,000 8,000,000 8,160,000 8,500,000 9,700,000 10,100,000
4 Ocean Park Hong Kong Hong Kong 5,030,000 4,800,000 5,404,000 6,955,000 7,436,000 7,475,000
5 Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong 4,500,000 4,600,000 5,200,000 5,900,000 6,700,000 7,400,000
6 Lotte World Seoul, South Korea 4,236,000 4,261,000 5,551,000 5,780,000 6,383,000 7,400,000
7 Everland Yongin, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea 6,600,000 6,169,000 6,884,000 6,570,000 6,853,000 7,303,000
8 Nagashima Spa Land Kuwana, Japan 3,734,000 4,700,000 4,465,000 5,820,000 5,850,000 5,840,000
9 Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Yokohama, Japan 4,555,000 4,500,000 4,023,000 3,820,000 4,050,000 4,149,000
10 Songcheng Park Hanghzou, China N/A N/A 3,797,000 3,327,000 3,800,000 4,100,000
11 OCT East Shenzhen, China N/A N/A 3,530,000 3,890,000 4,196,000 3,950,000
12 Universal Studios Singapore Singapore N/A N/A 2,000,000 3,411,000 3,480,000 3,650,000
13 Changzhou Dinosaur Park Changzhou, China N/A N/A 2,300,000 3,500,000 3,400,000 3,600,000
14 Happy Valley Shenzhen, China 3,180,000 2,800,000 3,050,000 3,890,000 3,212,000 3,282,000
15 Window of the World Shenzhen, China N/A 2,500,000 2,651,000 3,123,000 3,170,000 3,250,000
16 Chimelong Paradise Guangzhou, China N/A 2,400,000 2,400,000 2,700,000 2,970,000 3,200,000
17 Happy Valley Beijing, China N/A 2,350,000 2,734,000 3,438,000 3,055,000 3,100,000
18 Zhenzhou Fantawild Adventure Zhenzhou, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,850,000
19 Happy Valley Chengdu, China N/A 2,400,000 2,218,000 2,443,000 2,445,000 2,560,000
20 Seoulland Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,130,000 2,300,000

Water parks[edit]

Worldwide[edit]

This section list the top 26 largest water parks worldwide in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011 [4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Chime-Long Water Park Guangzhou, China 1,600,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,021,000 2,710,000
2 Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 2,059,000 2,059,000 2,038,000 2,058,000 2,100,000 2,142,000
3 Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 1,891,000 1,891,000 1,872,000 1,891,000 1,929,000 1,968,000
4 Ocean World Gangwon-do, South Korea 1,260,000 1,310,000 1,375,000 1,726,000 1,720,000 1,700,000
5 Thermas Dos Laranjias Olimpia, Brazil N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,300,000 1,650,000
6 Caribbean Bay at Everland Resort Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 1,500,000 1,450,000 1,736,000 1,497,000 1,508,000 1,623,000
7 Aquatica Orlando, Florida, USA 950,000 1,600,000 1,500,000 1,500,000 1,538,000 1,553,000
8 Wet'n'Wild Water World Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 1,025,000 1,095,000 1,175,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,409,000
9 Wet 'n Wild Orlando Orlando, Florida, USA 1,300,000 1,235,000 1,223,000 1,223,000 1,247,000 1,259,000
10 Aquaventure Dubai, United Arab Emirates N/A N/A 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,300,000 1,200,000
11 Resom Spa Castle Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A 1,034,000 1,158,000 1,189,000
12 Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1,100,000 907,000 1,000,000 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,100,000
13 Royal Hawaii Water Park Fushun, China N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,100,000
14 Piscilago Bogota, Colombia N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,033,000 1,035,000
15 Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, Texas, USA 882,000 900,000 882,000 982,000 1,017,000 1,027,000
16 Woongjin Playdoci Waterdoci, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,003,000 997,000
17 Atlantis Water Adventure Jakarta, Indonesia N/A 720,000 850,000 950,000 1,000,000 980,000
18 Beach Park Aquiraz, Brazil N/A N/A N/A N/A 843,000 964,000
19 Summerland Tokyo, Japan 898,000 920,000 925,000 850,000 990,000 939,000
20 The Jungle Water Adventure Bogor, Indonesia N/A N/A 875,000 871,000 951,000 880,000
21 Ocean Park Water Adventure Jakarta, Indonesia N/A N/A 700,000 600,000 750,000 800,000
22 Parque Acùatico Xocomil San Martín Zapotitlán, Retalhuleu, Guatemala N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 786,000
23 Playamaya Water Park, Wuhun, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 740,000
24 Water Country USA Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 758,000 700,000 784,000 723,000 748,000 726,000
25 Resom Ocean Castle Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A 638,000 685,000
26 Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 648,000
* Happy Magic Water Cube Beijing, China N/A N/A N/A 768,000 968,000 N/A
* Wild Wadi Water Park Dubai, United Arab Emirates 825,000 677,000 690,000 890,000 860,000 N/A
* Siam Water Park Tenerife, Spain N/A N/A N/A 800,000 800,000 N/A

North America[edit]

This section has the top 20 water parks in North America in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011 [4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 2,059,000 2,059,000 2,038,000 2,058,000 2,100,000 2,142,000
2 Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA 1,891,000 1,891,000 1,872,000 1,891,000 1,929,000 1,968,000
3 Aquatica Orlando, Florida, USA 950,000 1,600,000 1,500,000 1,500,000 1,538,000 1,553,000
4 Wet 'n Wild Orlando Orlando, Florida, USA 1,300,000 1,235,000 1,223,000 1,223,000 1,247,000 1,259,000
5 Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, Texas, USA 882,000 900,000 882,000 982,000 1,017,000 1,027,000
6 Water Country USA Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 758,000 700,000 784,000 723,000 748,000 726,000
7 Adventure Island Tampa, Florida, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 651,000 638,000
8 Schlitterbahn Galveston, Texas, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 546,000 546,000
9 Water World Federal Heights, Colorado, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 538,000 538,000
10 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Arlington, Texas, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 508,000 518,000
11 Six Flags White Water Marietta, Georgia, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 505,000 505,000
12 Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 461,000 472,000
13 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Jackson, New Jersey, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 424,000 432,000
14 Raging Waters San Dimas, California, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 448,000 423,000
15 Splish Splash Calverton, New York, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 435,000 411,000
16 Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe Greensboro, North Carolina, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 406,000 398,000
17 Soak City Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 403,000 379,000
18 Knott's Soak City Buena Park, California, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 350,000 368,000
19 Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark Tannersville, Pennsylvania, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 367,000 367,000
20 Zoombezi Bay Powell, Ohio, USA N/A N/A N/A N/A 389,000 360,000

Latin America[edit]

This section has the top 10 water parks in Latin America in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Thermas Dos Laranjias Olimpia, Brazil 1,300,000 1,650,000
2 Piscilago Bogota, Colombia 1,033,000 1,035,000
3 Beach Park Aquiraz, Brazil 843,000 964,000
4 Parque Acùatico Xocomil San Martín Zapotitlán, Retalhuleu, Guatemala N/A 786,000
5 Atlantis Paradise Island Paradise Island, Bahamas N/A 450,000
6 Wet 'n Wild São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil N/A 395,000
7 Rio Water Planet Rio de Janeiro, Brazil N/A 350,000
8 Parque Acùatico El Rollo Morelos, Mexico N/A 300,000
9 Wet 'n Wild Cancun Cancun, Mexico N/A 250,000
10 Hot Park Rio Quente Caldas Novas, Brazil N/A 250,000

Asia-Pacific[edit]

This section has the top 15 water parks in Asia-Pacific in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2008[1] 2009[2] 2010[3] 2011 [4] 2012[5] 2013[6]
1 Chime-Long Water Park Guangzhou, China 1,600,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,021,000 2,710,000
2 Ocean World Gangwon-do, South Korea 1,260,000 1,310,000 1,375,000 1,726,000 1,720,000 1,700,000
3 Caribbean Bay at Everland Resort Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 1,500,000 1,450,000 1,736,000 1,497,000 1,508,000 1,623,000
4 Wet'n'Wild Water World Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 1,025,000 1,095,000 1,175,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,409,000
5 Resom Spa Castle Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A 1,034,000 1,158,000 1,189,000
6 Royal Hawaii Water Park Fushun, China N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,100,000
7 Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1,100,000 907,000 1,000,000 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,100,000
8 Woongjin Playdoci Waterdoci, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,003,000 997,000
9 Atlantis Water Adventure Jakarta, Indonesia N/A 720,000 850,000 950,000 1,000,000 980,000
10 Summerland Tokyo, Japan 898,000 920,000 925,000 850,000 990,000 939,000
11 The Jungle Water Adventure Bogor, Indonesia N/A N/A 875,000 871,000 951,000 880,000
12 Ocean Park Water Adventure, Jakarta, Indonesia N/A N/A N/A N/A 750,000 800,000
13 Playamaya Water Park, Wuhun, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 740,000
14 Resom Ocean Castle Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A 638,000 685,000
15 Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 648,000

Other rankings[edit]

Number of roller coasters[edit]

Rank Location Opened Coasters Owner Ref.
1. Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA 1971 19 Six Flags [7]
2. Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 1981 17 Cedar Fair [8]
3. Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA 1870 16 Cedar Fair [9]
4. Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA 1975 14 Cedar Fair [10]
Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA 1972 14 Cedar Fair [11]
5. Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 1973 13 Cedar Fair [12]
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, USA 1976 13 Six Flags [13]

Number of roller coaster inversions[edit]

Rank Location Opened Inversions Owner
1. Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA 1971 34 Six Flags
2. Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA 1972 25 Cedar Fair
3. Thorpe Park, Chertsey, Surrey, England 1979 22 Merlin Entertainments
4. Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA 1870 21 Cedar Fair
5. Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire, England 1980 20 Merlin Entertainments
Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 1973 20 Cedar Fair
6. Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA 1974 19 Six Flags
Six Flags Over Georgia, Austell, Georgia, USA 1967 19 Six Flags
Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA 1992 19 Six Flags
7. Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA 1975 18 Cedar Fair
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, USA 1976 18 Six Flags

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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