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 10 largest amusement park corporations in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park corporations Country 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Walt Disney Attractions  United States 119,100,000 120,600,000 121,400,000 126,479,000 132,549,000 134,330,000 137,902,000 140,403,000 150,014,000 157,311,000 155,991,000
2 Merlin Entertainments  United Kingdom 38,500,002 41,000,000 46,400,000 54,000,000 59,800,000 62,800,000 62,900,000 61,200,000 66,000,000 67,000,000 67,000,000
3 OCT Parks China  People's Republic of China 15,800,000 19,300,000 21,730,000 23,359,000 26,180,000 27,990,000 28,830,000 32,270,000 42,880,000 49,350,000 53,970,000
4 Universal Parks & Resorts  United States 23,700,000 26,300,000 30,800,000 34,515,000 36,360,000 40,152,000 44,884,000 47,356,000 49,458,000 50,068,000 51,243,000
5 Fantawild Group  People's Republic of China N/A N/A N/A 9,193,000 13,188,000 N/A 23,093,000 31,639,000 38,495,000 42,074,000 50,393,000
6 Chimelong Group  People's Republic of China N/A N/A N/A N/A 11,672,000 18,659,000 23,587,000 27,362,000 31,031,000 34,007,000 37,018,000
7 Six Flags Inc.  United States 23,800,000 24,300,000 24,300,000 25,750,000 26,100,000 25,638,000 28,557,000 30,108,000 30,789,000 32,024,000 32,811,000
8 Cedar Fair Entertainment Company  United States 23,500,000 22,400,000 23,600,000 24,310,000 23,400,000 22,399,000 22,471,000 22,000,000 25,700,000 25,912,000 27,938,000
9 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment  United States 21,100,000 22,800,000 23,400,000 23,600,000 23,519,000 23,305,000 24,448,000 25,104,000 20,800,000 22,582,000 22,624,000
10 Parques Reunidos  Spain 24,800,000 25,800,000 26,220,000 27,130,000 26,017,000 22,206,000 N/A 20,825,000 20,600,000 20,900,000 22,195,000

Amusement parks[edit]

Worldwide[edit]

This section lists the top 25 largest amusement parks worldwide in order of annual attendance.

Rank Amusement park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Magic Kingdom Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 17,233,000 16,972,000 17,142,000 17,536,000 18,588,000 19,332,000 20,492,888 20,395,000 20,450,000 20,859,000 20,963,000
2 Disneyland Park Anaheim, California, United States 15,900,000 15,980,000 16,140,000 15,963,000 16,202,000 16,769,000 18,278,000 17,943,000 18,300,000 18,666,000 18,666,000
3 Tokyo Disneyland Tokyo, Japan 13,646,000 14,452,000 13,996,000 14,847,000 17,214,000 17,300,000 16,600,000 16,540,000 16,600,000 17,907,000 17,910,000
4 Tokyo DisneySea Tokyo, Japan 12,004,000 12,663,000 11,930,000 12,656,000 14,084,000 14,100,000 13,600,000 13,460,000 13,500,000 14,651,000 14,650,000
5 Universal Studios Japan Osaka, Japan 8,000,000 8,160,000 8,500,000 9,700,000 10,100,000 11,800,000 13,900,000 14,500,000 14,935,000 14,300,000 14,500,000
6 Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 9,590,000 9,686,000 9,783,000 9,998,000 10,198,000 10,402,000 10,922,000 10,844,000 12,500,000 13,750,000 13,888,000
7 Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 10,990,000 10,825,000 10,825,000 11,063,000 11,229,000 11,454,000 11,798,000 11,712,000 12,200,000 12,444,000 12,444,000
8 Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Hengqin, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5,504,000 7,486,000 8,474,000 9,788,000 10,830,000 11,736,000
9 Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 9,700,000 9,603,000 9,699,000 9,912,000 10,110,000 10,312,000 10,828,000 10,776,000 10,722,000 11,258,000 11,483,000
10 Shanghai Disneyland Shanghai, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5,600,000 11,000,000 11,800,000 11,210,000
11 Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, United States 5,530,000 5,925,000 6,044,000 6,195,000 7,062,000 8,263,000 9,585,000 9,998,000 10,198,000 10,708,000 10,922,000
12 Universal's Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, United States 4,627,000 5,949,000 7,674,000 7,981,000 8,141,000 8,141,000 8,792,000 9,362,000 9,549,000 9,788,000 10,375,000
13 Disney California Adventure Park Anaheim, California, United States 6,095,000 6,287,000 6,341,000 7,775,000 8,514,000 8,769,000 9,383,000 9,295,000 9,574,000 9,861,000 9,861,000
14 Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 12,740,000 10,500,000 10,990,000 11,200,000 10,430,000 9,940,000 10,360,000 8,400,000 9,660,000 9,843,000 9,745,000
15 Universal Studios Hollywood Universal City, California, United States 4,308,000 5,040,000 5,141,000 5,912,000 6,148,000 6,824,000 7,097,000 8,086,000 9,056,000 9,147,000 9,147,000
16 Everland Seoul, South Korea 6,169,000 6,884,000 6,570,000 6,853,000 7,303,000 7,381,000 7,423,000 7,200,000 6,310,000 5,850,000 6,606,000
17 Lotte World Seoul, South Korea 4,261,000 5,551,000 5,780,000 6,383,000 7,400,000 7,606,000 7,310,000 8,150,000 6,714,000 5,960,000 5,953,000
18 Nagashima Spa Land Kuwana, Japan 4,700,000 4,465,000 5,820,000 5,850,000 5,840,000 5,630,000 5,870,000 5,850,000 5,930,000 5,920,000 5,950,000
19 Europa-Park Rust, Germany 4,250,000 4,250,000 4,500,000 4,600,000 4,900,000 5,000,000 5,500,000 5,600,000 5,700,000 5,720,000 5,750,000
20 Ocean Park Hong Kong SAR 4,800,000 5,404,000 6,955,000 7,436,000 7,475,000 7,792,000 7,387,000 5,996,000 5,800,000 5,800,000 5,700,000
21 Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong SAR 4,600,000 5,200,000 5,900,000 6,700,000 7,400,000 7,500,000 6,800,000 6,100,000 6,200,000 6,700,000 5,695,000
22 De Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 4,000,000 4,000,000 4,125,000 4,200,000 4,150,000 4,400,000 4,680,000 4,764,000 5,180,000 5,400,000 5,400,000
23 Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 2,655,000 4,500,000 4,710,000 4,800,000 4,470,000 4,260,000 4,440,000 4,970,000 5,200,000 5,298,000 5,245,000
24 OCT Happy Valley Beijing, China 2,350,000 2,734,000 3,438,000 3,055,000 3,100,000 3,340,000 3,740,000 3,830,000 3,950,000 3,980,000 5,160,000
25 Chimelong Paradise Guangzhou, China 2,400,000 2,400,000 2,700,000 2,970,000 3,200,000 3,351,000 3,619,000 3,836,000 4,181,000 4,680,000 4,905,000

North America[edit]

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

Rank Amusement park Location 2009[1] 2010[3] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Magic Kingdom Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 17,233,000 16,972,000 17,142,000 17,536,000 18,588,000 19,332,000 20,492,000 20,395,000 20,450,000 20,859,000 20,963,000
2 Disneyland Park Anaheim, California, United States 15,900,000 15,980,000 16,140,000 15,963,000 16,202,000 16,769,000 18,278,000 17,943,000 18,300,000 18,666,000 18,666,000
3 Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 9,590,000 9,686,000 9,783,000 9,998,000 10,198,000 10,402,000 10,922,000 10,844,000 12,500,000 13,750,000 13,888,000
4 Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 10,990,000 10,825,000 10,825,000 11,063,000 11,229,000 11,454,000 11,798,000 11,712,000 12,200,000 12,444,000 12,444,000
5 Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 9,700,000 9,603,000 9,699,000 9,912,000 10,110,000 10,312,000 10,828,000 10,776,000 10,722,000 11,258,000 11,483,000
6 Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, United States 5,530,000 5,925,000 6,044,000 6,195,000 7,062,000 8,263,000 9,585,000 9,998,000 10,198,000 10,708,000 10,922,000
7 Universal's Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, United States 4,627,000 5,949,000 7,674,000 7,981,000 8,141,000 8,141,000 8,792,000 9,362,000 9,549,000 9,788,000 10,375,000
8 Disney California Adventure Park Anaheim, California, United States 6,095,000 6,278,000 6,341,000 7,775,000 8,514,000 8,769,000 9,383,000 9,295,000 9,574,000 9,861,000 9,861,000
9 Universal Studios Hollywood Universal City, California, United States 4,308,000 5,040,000 5,141,000 5,912,000 6,148,000 6,824,000 7,097,000 8,086,000 9,056,000 9,147,000 9,147,000
10 SeaWorld Orlando Orlando, Florida, United States 5,800,000 5,100,000 5,202,000 5,358,000 5,090,000 4,683,000 4,777,000 4,402,000 3,962,000 4,594,000 4,640,000
11 Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, California, United States 3,333,000 3,600,000 3,654,000 3,508,000 3,683,000 3,683,000 3,867,000 4,014,000 4,034,000 4,115,000 4,238,000
12 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Tampa, Florida, United States 4,100,000 4,200,000 4,284,000 4,348,000 4,087,000 4,128,000 4,252,000 4,169,000 3,961,000 4,139,000 4,180,000
13 Canada's Wonderland Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 3,160,000 3,380,000 3,481,000 3,655,000 3,582,000 3,546,000 3,617,000 3,723,000 3,760,000 3,798,000 3,950,000
14 Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, United States 2,942,000 3,051,000 3,143,000 3,221,000 3,382,000 3,247,000 3,507,000 3,604,000 3,604,000 3,676,000 3,731,000
15 Six Flags Magic Mountain Valencia, California, United States 2,500,000 2,600,000 2,700,000 2,808,000 2,906,000 2,848,000 3,104,000 3,332,000 3,365,000 3,592,000 3,610,000
16 Kings Island Mason, Ohio, United States 3,000,000 3,112,000 3,143,000 3,206,000 3,206,000 3,238,000 3,335,000 3,384,000 3,469,000 3,486,000 3,521,000
17 SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, California, United States 4,200,000 3,800,000 4,294,000 4,444,000 4,311,000 3,794,000 3,528,000 3,528,000 3,100,000 3,723,000 3,485,000
18 Six Flags Great Adventure Jackson, New Jersey, United States 2,634,000 2,700,000 N/A 2,650,000 2,800,000 2,800,000 3,052,000 3,220,000 3,236,000 3,400,000 3,451,000
19 Hersheypark Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States 2,807,000 2,891,000 2,949,000 3,140,000 3,180,000 3,212,000 3,276,000 3,276,000 3,301,000 3,367,000 3,384,000
20 Six Flags Great America Gurnee, Illinois, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,780,000 2,950,000 3,039,000 3,107,000 3,169,000

Europe[edit]

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

Rank Amusement park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 12,740,000 10,500,000 10,990,000 11,200,000 10,430,000 9,940,000 9,790,000 8,400,000 9,660,000 9,843,000 9,745,000
2 Europa-Park at Europa-Park Resort Rust, Germany 4,250,000 4,250,000 4,500,000 4,600,000 4,900,000 5,000,000 5,500,000 5,600,000 5,700,000 5,720,000 5,750,000
3 De Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 4,000,000 4,000,000 4,125,000 4,200,000 4,150,000 4,400,000 4,680,000 4,764,000 5,180,000 5,400,000 5,400,000
4 Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France 2,655,000 4,500,000 4,710,000 4,800,000 4,470,000 4,260,000 4,440,000 4,970,000 5,200,000 5,298,000 5,245,000
5 Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen, Denmark 3,870,000 3,696,000 3,963,000 4,033,000 4,200,000 4,478,000 4,733,000 4,640,000 4,640,000 4,850,000 4,581,000
6 PortAventura Park at PortAventura World Salou and Vila-seca, Spain 3,000,000 3,050,000 3,522,000 3,540,000 3,400,000 3,500,000 3,600,000 3,650,000 3,650,000 3,650,000 3,750,000
7 Liseberg Gothenburg, Sweden 3,150,000 2,900,000 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,860,000 3,100,000 3,052,000 3,070,000 3,061,000 3,055,000 2,950,000
8 Gardaland at Gardaland Resort Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy 2,900,000 2,800,000 2,850,000 2,700,000 2,700,000 2,750,000 2,850,000 2,880,000 2,600,000 2,900,000 2,920,000
9 Legoland Windsor Windsor, United Kingdom 1,900,000 1,900,000 1,900,000 2,000,000 2,050,000 2,200,000 2,250,000 2,183,000 2,200,000 2,315,000 2,430,000
10 Parc Astérix Plailly, France 1,820,000 1,663,000 1,595,000 1,723,000 1,620,000 1,800,000 1,850,000 1,850,000 2,000,000 2,174,000 2,326,000
11 Puy du Fou Les Epesses, France N/A 1,470,000 1,500,000 1,600,000 1,740,000 1,912,000 2,050,000 2,220,000 2,260,000 2,305,000 2,308,000
12 Parque Warner Madrid, Spain 1,450,000 1,193,000 1,200,000 N/A 1,160,000 1,460,000 1,641,000 1,800,000 1,840,000 2,185,000 2,232,000
13 Alton Towers Alton, United Kingdom 2,650,000 2,750,000 2,650,000 2,400,000 2,500,000 2,575,000 1,925,000 1,980,000 2,000,000 2,100,000 2,130,000
14 Phantasialand Brühl, Germany 1,950,000 1,850,000 1,750,000 1,750,000 1,750,000 1,845,000 1,900,000 1,995,000 1,995,000 2,000,000 2,050,000
15 Legoland Billund Billund, Denmark 1,650,000 1,650,000 1,600,000 1,650,000 1,800,000 1,925,000 2,050,000 2,091,000 2,120,000 2,250,000 1,950,000
16 Thorpe Park at Thorpe Park Resort Chertsey, United Kingdom 1,870,000 1,850,000 1,900,000 1,800,000 2,000,000 2,100,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,880,000 1,900,000
Futuroscope Jaunay-Clan, France 1,700,000 1,825,000 1,741,000 1,700,000 1,464,000 1,665,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,000,000 1,850,000 1,900,000
18 Legoland Deutschland Günzburg, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,150,000 2,250,000 1,700,000
Heide Park Soltau, Germany 1,400,000 1,350,000 1,350,000 1,300,000 1,400,000 1,475,000 1,525,000 1,540,000 1,480,000 N/A 1,700,000
20 Chessington World of Adventures Chessington, United Kingdom 1,300,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,304,000 1,500,000 2,050,000 1,640,000 1,670,000 1,520,000 1,670,000 1,690,000

Latin America[edit]

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

Rank Amusement park Location 2009[1] 2010[3] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Six Flags México Mexico City, Mexico 1,950,000 2,000,000 2,200,000 2,310,000 2,345,000 2,368,000 2,368,000 2,486,000 2,610,000 2,789,000 2,803,000
2 Beto Carrero World Santa Catarina, Brazil 1,000,000 1,030,000 1,050,000 1,500,000 1,530,000 1,683,000 2,000,000 2,080,000 2,122,000 2,200,000 2,241,000
3 Parque Xcaret Cancun, Mexico N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,505,000 1,885,000 1,960,000
4 Mundo Petapa Guatemala City, Guatemala N/A N/A N/A 1,253,000 1,056,000 1,138,000 1,199,000 1,220,000 1,239,000 1,226,000 1,330,000
5 La Feria Chapultepec Mágico Mexico City, Mexico 1,400,000 1,470,000 1,507,000 1,537,000 1,537,000 1,552,000 1,584,000 1,591,000 1,591,000 1,593,000 1,306,000
6 Parque Plaza Sésamo Monterrey, Mexico 970,000 931,000 900,000 1,197,000 1,209,000 1,221,000 1,221,000 1,221,000 1,197,000 1,185,000 1,173,000
7 Parque Mundo Aventura Bogotá, Colombia N/A 990,000 1,208,000 1,065,000 1,152,000 1,423,000 1,389,000 1,180,000 1,505,000 1,158,000 1,151,000
8 Fantasilandia Santiago, Chile 1,100,000 1,166,000 1,180,000 1,070,000 1,086,000 1,111,000 1,003,000 1,085,000 1,050,000 1,100,000 1,100,000
9 Theme Parque Nacional del Café Quindío, Colombia N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,050,000 966,000 1,028,000 1,043,000
10 Parque de la Costa Buenos Aires, Argentina N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 968,000

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 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011[3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort Urayasu, Chiba, Japan 13,646,000 14,452,000 13,996,000 14,847,000 17,214,000 17,300,000 16,600,000 16,540,000 16,600,000 17,907,000 17,910,000
2 Tokyo DisneySea at Tokyo Disney Resort Urayasu, Chiba, Japan 12,004,000 12,663,000 11,930,000 12,656,000 14,084,000 14,100,000 13,600,000 13,460,000 13,500,000 14,651,000 14,650,000
3 Universal Studios Japan Osaka, Japan 8,000,000 8,160,000 8,500,000 9,700,000 10,100,000 11,800,000 13,900,000 14,500,000 14,935,000 14,300,000 14,500,000
4 Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Hengqin, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5,504,000 7,486,000 8,474,000 9,788,000 10,830,000 11,736,000
5 Shanghai Disneyland Park at Shanghai Disneyland Resort Shanghai, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5,600,000 11,000,000 11,800,000 11,210,000
6 Everland at Everland Resort Yongin, South Korea 6,169,000 6,884,000 6,570,000 6,853,000 7,303,000 7,381,000 7,423,000 7,200,000 6,310,000 5,850,000 6,606,000
7 Lotte World Seoul, South Korea 4,261,000 5,551,000 5,780,000 6,383,000 7,400,000 7,606,000 7,310,000 8,150,000 6,714,000 5,960,000 5,953,000
8 Nagashima Spa Land Kuwana, Japan 4,700,000 4,465,000 5,820,000 5,850,000 5,840,000 5,630,000 5,630,000 5,850,000 5,930,000 5,920,000 5,950,000
9 Ocean Park Aberdeen, Hong Kong 4,800,000 5,404,000 6,955,000 7,436,000 7,475,000 7,792,000 7,387,000 5,996,000 5,800,000 5,800,000 5,700,000
10 Hong Kong Disneyland at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Lantau Island, Hong Kong 4,600,000 5,200,000 5,900,000 6,700,000 7,400,000 7,500,000 6,800,000 6,100,000 6,200,000 6,700,000 5,695,000
11 OCT Happy Valley Beijing, China 2,350,000 2,734,000 3,438,000 3,055,000 3,100,000 3,340,000 3,740,000 3,830,000 3,950,000 3,980,000 5,160,000
12 Chimelong Paradise Guangzhou, China 2,400,000 2,400,000 2,700,000 2,970,000 3,200,000 3,351,000 3,619,000 3,836,000 4,181,000 4,680,000 4,905,000
13 Universal Studios Singapore Singapore N/A 2,000,000 3,411,000 3,480,000 3,650,000 3,840,000 4,200,000 4,100,000 4,220,000 4,400,000 4,500,000
14 China Dinosaurs Park Changzhou, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3,210,000 4,106,000 4,434,000
15 Window of the World at OCT Resort Shenzhen, China 2,500,000 2,651,000 3,123,000 3,170,000 3,250,000 3,600,000 3,440,000 3,910,000 3,980,000 3,990,000 3,990,000
16 Happy Valley at OCT Resort Shenzhen, China 2,800,000 3,050,000 3,890,000 3,212,000 3,282,000 3,300,000 3,250,000 3,860,000 3,900,000 3,910,000 3,980,000
17 Zhengzhou Fantawild Adventure Zhengzhou, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2,828,000 3,509,000 3,819,000 3,800,000 3,840,000
18 Happy Valley Chengdu, China 2,400,000 2,218,000 2,443,000 2,445,000 2,560,000 2,580,000 2,590,000 2,340,000 2,970,000 3,100,000 3,580,000
19 Fantawild Oriental Heritage Ningbo, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3,441,000 3,827,000 3,740,000 3,575,000
20 OCT Happy Valley Shanghai, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3,390,000

Water parks[edit]

Worldwide[edit]

This section list the top 20 largest water parks worldwide in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011 [3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Chimelong Water Park Guangzhou, China 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,021,000 2,172,000 2,259,000 2,352,000 2,538,000 2,690,000 2,740,000 3,014,000
2 Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 2,059,000 2,038,000 2,058,000 2,100,000 2,142,000 2,185,000 2,294,000 2,277,000 2,163,000 2,271,000 2,248,000
3 Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 1,891,000 1,872,000 1,891,000 1,929,000 1,968,000 2,007,000 2,107,000 2,091,000 1,945,000 2,003,000 1,983,000
4 Therme Erding Erding, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,235,000 1,245,000 1,320,000 1,500,000 1,850,000
5 Thermas Dos Laranjais Olimpia, Brazil N/A N/A N/A 1,300,000 1,650,000 1,939,000 1,761,000 1,959,000 2,007,000 1,971,000 1,845,000
6 Bahamas Aquaventure Water Park Paradise Island, Bahamas N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,850,000 1,868,000 1,868,000 1,831,000 1,831,000 1,813,000
7 Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort Orlando, Florida, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,500,000 1,725,000 1,811,000
8 Aquatica Orlando, Florida, United States 1,600,000 1,500,000 1,500,000 1,538,000 1,553,000 1,569,000 1,600,000 1,536,000 1,382,000 1,556,000 1,533,000
9 Hot Park Rio Quente Caldas Novas, Brazil N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,284,000 1,288,000 1,288,000 1,381,000 1,481,000 1,433,000 1,469,000
10 Wuhu Fantawild Water Park Wuhu, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 708,000 1,024,000 1,204,000 1,360,000 1,348,000
11 Caribbean Bay at Everland Resort Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 1,450,000 1,736,000 1,497,000 1,508,000 1,623,000 1,493,000 1,434,000 1,550,000 1,380,000 1,200,000 1,333,000
12 Aquaventure Dubai, United Arab Emirates N/A 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,300,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,430,000 1,350,000 1,397,000 1,322,000
13 Aquapalace Prague Prague, Czech Republic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,023,000 1,215,000 1,288,000 1,300,000
14 Tropical Islands Krausnick-Groß Wasserburg, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,002,000 1,133,000 1,168,000 1,200,000 1,233,000
15 Playa Maya Water Park Wuhan, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,210,000
16 Aquaventure Atlantis Sanya, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,200,000
Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 907,000 1,000,000 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,077,000 1,270,000 1,300,000 1,300,000 1,200,000
Siam Park Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,209,000 1,210,000 1,200,000
19 Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 1,095,000 1,175,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,409,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,242,000 1,180,000 1,120,000 1,120,000
20 Ocean World Gangwon-do, South Korea 1,310,000 1,375,000 1,726,000 1,720,000 1,700,000 1,604,000 1,509,000 1,473,000 1,330,000 1,264,000 1,071,000

North America[edit]

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

Rank Water park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011 [3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 2,059,000 2,059,000 2,038,000 2,058,000 2,100,000 2,142,000 2,294,000 2,277,000 2,163,000 2,271,000 2,248,000
2 Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 1,891,000 1,891,000 1,872,000 1,891,000 1,929,000 1,968,000 2,107,000 2,091,000 1,945,000 2,003,000 1,983,000
3 Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Orlando, Florida, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,500,000 1,725,000 1,811,000
4 Aquatica Orlando, Florida, United States 950,000 1,600,000 1,500,000 1,500,000 1,538,000 1,553,000 1,600,000 1,536,000 1,382,000 1,556,000 1,533,000
5 Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, Texas, United States 882,000 900,000 882,000 982,000 1,017,000 1,037,000 1,037,000 1,037,000 1,006,000 1,016,000 996,000
6 Water Country USA Williamsburg, Virginia, United States 758,000 700,000 784,000 723,000 748,000 726,000 726,000 733,000 711,000 729,000 736,000
7 Adventure Island Tampa, Florida, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 651,000 638,000 663,000 650,000 631,000 669,000 656,000
8 Aquatica San Antonio San Antonio, Texas, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 625,000 645,000 651,000
9 Schlitterbahn Galveston, Texas, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 546,000 546,000 551,000 562,000 545,000 559,000 567,000
10 Splish Splash Calverton, New York, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 435,000 411,000 513,000 513,000 513,000 539,000 542,000
11 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Arlington, Texas, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 508,000 518,000 549,000 549,000 533,000 533,000 538,000
12 Six Flags White Water Marietta, Georgia, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 505,000 505,000 541,000 568,000 559,000 531,000 526,000
13 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Jackson, New Jersey, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 424,000 423,000 440,000 449,000 440,000 475,000 482,000
14 Typhoon Texas Katy, Texas, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 440,000 418,000 451,000 478,000
15 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown Spring, Texas, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 475,000
16 Zoombezi Bay Powell, Ohio, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 386,000 438,000 466,000
17 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix Glendale, Arizona, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 441,000
18 Camelbeach Tannersville, Pennsylvania, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A 367,000 367,000 437,000 437,000 424,000 437,000 439,000
19 Dollywood's Splash Country Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 408,000 416,000 416,000 424,000 437,000 433,000
20 Cedar Point Shores Sandusky, Ohio, United States N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 392,000 412,000 420,000 424,000

Latin America[edit]

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

Rank Water park Location 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Thermas Dos Laranjais Olimpia, Brazil 1,300,000 1,650,000 1,939,000 1,761,000 1,959,000 2,007,000 1,971,000 1,845,000
2 Bahamas Aquaventure Water Park Paradise Island, Bahamas N/A N/A 1,850,000 1,868,000 1,868,000 1,831,000 1,831,000 1,813,000
3 Hot Park Rio Quente Caldas Novas, Brazil N/A 1,284,000 1,288,000 1,288,000 1,381,000 1,481,000 1,433,000 1,469,000
4 Parque Acùatico Xocomil San Martín Zapotitlán, Guatemala N/A 786,000 767,000 940,000 838,000 827,000 840,000 894,000
5 Beach Park Aquiraz, Brazil 843,000 964,000 949,000 970,000 1,044,000 1,028,000 950,000 890,000
6 Piscilago Bogotá, Colombia 1,033,000 1,035,000 1,018,000 1,007,000 970,000 989,000 990,000 876,000
7 Magic City Water Park Suzano, Brazil N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 681,000
8 Thermas Water Park São Pedro, Brazil N/A N/A N/A 255,000 330,000 392,000 481,000 641,000
9 Hot Beach Olímpia, Brazil N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 243,000 462,000 608,000
10 Parque Acùatico El Rollo Morelos, Mexico N/A 300,000 470,000 510,000 520,000 530,000 530,000 525,000

Asia-Pacific[edit]

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

Rank Water park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011 [3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Chimelong Water Park Guangzhou, China 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,021,000 2,172,000 2,259,000 2,352,000 2,538,000 2,690,000 2,740,000 3,014,000
2 Wuhu Fantawild Water Park Wuhu, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 309,000 708,000 1,024,000 1,204,000 1,360,000 1,348,000
3 Caribbean Bay Seoul, South Korea 1,450,000 1,736,000 1,497,000 1,508,000 1,623,000 1,493,000 1,434,000 1,550,000 1,380,000 1,200,000 1,333,000
4 Playa Maya Water Park Wuhan, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 730,000 690,000 700,000 1,080,000 1,210,000
5 Aquaventure Atlantis Sanya, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,200,000
Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 907,000 1,000,000 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,077,000 1,270,000 1,300,000 1,300,000 1,200,000
7 Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 1,095,000 1,175,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,409,000 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,242,000 1,180,000 1,120,000 1,120,000
8 Ocean World Gangwon-do, South Korea 1,310,000 1,375,000 1,726,000 1,720,000 1,700,000 1,604,000 1,509,000 1,473,000 1,330,000 1,264,000 1,071,000
9 Kaifeng Yinji Water Park Kaifeng, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 890,000 1,300,000 1,350,000 1,000,000
Sunway Lost World of Tambun Perak, Malaysia N/A N/A N/A N/A 500,000 700,000 859,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000
11 Playa Maya Water Park Shanghai, China N/A N/A N/A N/A 740,000 540,000 708,000 870,000 890,000 990,000 970,000
12 Atlantis Water Adventure Jakarta, Indonesia 720,000 850,000 950,000 1,000,000 980,000 960,000 970,000 1,110,000 885,000 907,000 910,000
13 Zhengzhou Fantawild Water Park Zhengzhou, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 220,000 694,000 802,000 898,000 910,000 905,000
14 Summerland Tokyo, Japan 920,000 925,000 850,000 990,000 939,000 884,000 915,000 862,000 812,000 820,000 868,000
15 Xiamen Fantawild Water Park Xiamen, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 832,000
16 The Jungle Water Adventure Bogor, Indonesia N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 571,000 815,000 910,000 783,000 785,000
17 Playa Maya Water Park Tianjin, China N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 720,000 750,000
Woongjin Playdoci Waterdoci Gyeonggi-do, South Korea N/A N/A N/A 1,003,000 997,000 945,000 898,000 900,000 881,000 720,000 750,000
19 Lotte Water Park Gimhae, South Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 772,000 779,000 798,000 744,000 740,000
20 Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore N/A N/A N/A N/A 648,000 614,000 660,000 660,000 680,000 700,000 710,000

Europe / Middle East[edit]

This section has the top 10 water parks in Europe / Middle East in order of annual attendance.

Rank Water park Location 2009[1] 2010[2] 2011 [3] 2012[4] 2013[5] 2014[6] 2015[7] 2016[8] 2017[9] 2018[10] 2019[11]
1 Therme Erding Erding, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,235,000 1,245,000 1,320,000 1,500,000 1,850,000
2 Aquaventure Dubai, United Arab Emirates N/A 1,040,000 1,200,000 1,300,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,430,000 1,350,000 1,397,000 1,322,000
3 Aquapalace Prague Prague, Czech Republic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 845,000 997,000 1,023,000 1,215,000 1,288,000 1,300,000
4 Tropical Islands Krausnick-Groß Wasserburg, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 910,000 1,002,000 1,133,000 1,168,000 1,200,000 1,233,000
5 Siam Park Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain N/A N/A 800,000 800,000 N/A 850,000 865,000 1,000,000 1,209,000 1,210,000 1,200,000
6 Aqualand Moravia Czech Republic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 712,400 720,000 806,000
7 Tiki Pool Wassenaar, Netherlands N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 700,000 700,000 700,000 700,000 800,000 800,000
8 Nettebad Osnabrück, Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 660,000 744,000 729,000 744,000 758,000 756,000
9 Wild Wadi Water Park Dubai, United Arab Emirates 677,000 690,000 890,000 860,000 N/A 725,000 715,000 730,000 697,000 720,000 740,000
10 Lalandia Billund, Denmark N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 680,000 680,000 692,000 680,000 682,000 682,000

Other rankings[edit]

Number of roller coasters[edit]

Rank Park Location Opened Coasters Owner Ref(s)
1
Six Flags Magic Mountain Valencia, California, United States
1971
19
Six Flags
[12]
2
Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, United States
1870
17
Cedar Fair
[13]
Canada's Wonderland Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
1981
17
Cedar Fair
[14]
4
Six Flags Great America Gurnee, Illinois, United States
1976
15
Six Flags
[15]
5
Energylandia Zator, Lesser Poland, Poland
2014
15
[16]
6
Carowinds Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
1973
14
Cedar Fair
[17]
Hersheypark Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
1906
14
Hershey E&R
[18]
8
Europa-Park Rust, Germany
1975
14
Mack Rides
[19]
Kings Island Mason, Ohio, United States
1972
14
Cedar Fair
[20]
Nagashima Spa Land Nagashima, Japan
1964
13
[21]
Six Flags Great Adventure Jackson, New Jersey, United States
1974
13
Six Flags
[22]
Six Flags Over Texas Arlington, Texas, United States
1961
14
Six Flags
[23]
13
Kings Dominion Doswell, Virginia, United States
1975
12
Cedar Fair
[24]
Six Flags New England Agawam, Massachusetts, United States
1870
12
Six Flags
[25]
Wiener Prater Vienna, Austria
1765
14
[26]

See also[edit]

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