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While you do not have to book in advance for 2022, you can save this year by making a reservation for a specific day. Reserved Day passes booked in advance start at $28.50 and will adjust depending on a number of factors, while Any Day passes are $32.00 per person, tax included.
An Any Day pass is valid any open day this summer and are $32 per person, tax included.
If the weather is unfavourable, it is important to check our website or call our information line to determine if we are open that day. If we are closed on the day due to weather, you may visit any other open day.
Reserved Day passes allow you can make a reservation for a specific day for a reduced price, starting at $28.50, and will adjust depending on a number of factors.
If the weather is unfavorable, it is important to check our website or call our information line to determine if we are open that day. If we are closed due to weather, all Reserved Day passes will be contacted and offered a refund, or you can rebook for another day.
You can reschedule your passes by creating an account here. You can reschedule passes up to 24 hours before your booked time. You will have to create the account with the same email you used to purchase the passes. Be sure to check your email for the confirmation email.
Once you get logged in, click on your profile icon to see “Your Orders” page. All of your passes will be listed here. The ones you are able to reschedule will have a “Reschedule” button next to them. You can reschedule for any other operational day this season, provided there is still availability.
See a full set of steps to create an account here.
It's up to you. As of May 6, 2022, Prince Edward Island is ending the mandate to wear masks, though they are still required in certain higher-risk settings. Although wearing masks outdoors is not required, wearing a mask in the community is a measure to protect you and those around you, even if you don’t have symptoms.
Before the park opens:
We may make the decision not to open on any day if rain, high winds or cool temperatures (or a mixture of these!) are expected to persist for more than a few hours. This decision will be made prior to 9am. In this case, all Reserved Day passes will be contacted and offered a refund or you can rebook for another day. Any Day passes will be honoured on any other open day.
If we do decide to open, all passes are valid.
In the case of cooler temperatures or rain in the forecast, please check our website or call our information line before your visit.
If the park is already open:
In the event we are forced to close the facility in the middle of the operating day due to extreme weather and that temporary closure persists for more than one hour, the park will close for the day and all guests will be rebooked.
This year we are not offering weekly passes.
However, we are introducing the Sun & Games package that includes one Any Day pass for Shining Waters Family Fun Park, one Any Day All Day pass for Sandspit, one pass to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Wax World of the Stars, Mariner's Cove Miniature Golf, the NEW Mariner's Cove Amazing Maze, Route 6 Motel, River of Adventure, and one $20 Yippee's Playcade playcard. We'll be announcing the details like pricing and how to purchase by mid-May, and passes go on sale June 1.
Yes, season passes for Shining Waters, Sandspit, Slide & Ride and Slide & Ride XL will be on sale June 1.
We have limited lockers available to allow for cleaning and physical distancing. Lockers are available in the waterpark section of the park on a pay per use basis. The cost per use is $1.
In order to protect our animals, water quality and our guests, pets are not permitted within the park. We do have a limited number of shaded kennels available near the parking lot available on a first come, first serve basis. A rental fee is required for a lock, key and water dish.
Certainly! Shining Waters Family Fun Park has over 80 picnic tables within the property, including the beautiful Stewart Homestead Community Park. You may also picnic on the large shaded deck at Riddle's Take-Out. We do not allow coolers in the central waterpark to prevent glass breakage and reserve the right to search any cooler to protect the safety of our patrons.
Shining Waters Family Fun Park has a large, FREE, parking lot!
Lifejackets are available free of charge to non-swimmers. They may be obtained at the first aid station in the waterpark. We will add "used" bins near current life jacket racks so we can sanitize them for reuse.
Both single and double tubes are included in your admission charge so that you may enjoy our waterslides with a family member!
Appropriate swimwear is required and subject to park approval. No jeans, pants with rivets, or buckles chains allowed. Riders are not permitted to wear sunglasses, glasses or water shoes on the slides.
Guests with prosthetic devices, orthopedic braces or missing limbs may enjoy all attractions in the waterpark provided that their particular device was designed for such an activity, that the activity will not aggravate a preexisting injury and they are able to maintain a correct riding position.
Guests with waterproof arm casts may ride both body slides provided they are able to maintain the correct riding position. They may not ride the tube slides due to the speed and turbulent nature of the ride as well as the necessity for full grip strength and range of motion on the tube. Guests with leg casts or neck braces may not ride any of the water slides.
Guests who are excluded from any park activities under this policy will qualify for a special reduced rate at the ticket booth.
Our slides are designed by a world leader in safety, but there are a few restrictions. Our duck slide on Turtle Cove Splash Pad can be enjoyed by children of all ages, although we would recommend that younger children wear a swim diaper, available in our gift shop.
The Slingshot and Catapult are designed to be enjoyed by children over 42″ tall. These traditional body slides have a unique run-out design, so the water is never deeper than 6- 8 inches. This is done to make younger children more comfortable and improve safety.
The Cannonbowl and Crossbow are tube slides. All sliders on the Cannonbowl must be over 48″ tall, but riders over 42″ tall can be accompanied on the Crossbow by a responsible rider over 48″ tall.
The Cannonbowl and Crossbow have a weight restriction of 250 pounds on the single tubes, and a 400-pound total on the double tubes between the two people.
Personal flotation devices must be Transport Canada approved and be approved by staff before use. All personal flotation devices for someone under 90lbs must be self-righting.
Footwear, belt buckles, and pants with rivets or other sharp objects are not permitted on slides. To prevent damage and the introduction of glass or foreign objects to our water systems; loose objects including glasses are not permitted on the slides. Guests who wish may sign a waiver at the first aid station allowing them to hold glasses while riding the body slides. Guests are not permitted to hold glasses on the tube slides as this would prevent them from maintaining the correct riding position.
Goggles or facemasks which cover the eyes and nose are not permitted.
The Cannonbowl and Crossbow tube slides have a weight restriction of 250 pounds on the single tubes, and a 400-pound total on the double tubes between the two people.
The Wharf Pedal Boats and the Galleon Pedal Boats have a weight restriction of 500 pounds per boat.
For the other rides at the park, such as the Buccaneer Bay Bullet, Crazy Sub, Pumpkin Patch and Surf’s Up, the restraints must be able to engage correctly. Because bodies come in all shapes and sizes and factors such as height and weight distribution also come into play, whether the restraints can engage correctly can only be determined on site with the ride operator.
Shining Waters Family Fun Park is a general admission park and pricing is based on all visitors paying the charge. This is traditional for this type of park as many of the activities within the park cannot restrict access to paying customers only. Please note that children under 36" tall do not pay the admission charges. If we were to move to a pay per ride basis, we would have to increase prices and increase staffing to restrict access to various attractions. We wish to avoid this and have selected the general admission approach to ensure the most enjoyable visitor experience for all of our guests.
We are pleased to accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit and American Express.
Guests must be 12 years of age or older to enter the park unaccompanied. Children 11 and under must be accompanied by an individual 16 years of age or older.
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This is not an exclusive rental, the facility will be open to other guests.
Rounds of laser tag are 7 minutes long, plus a few minutes in the vesting room.
If there are other guests in, your rounds will not be consecutive.
You can play as many rounds of laser tag as you can in the time allotted, and each package includes a minimum number of laser tag rounds
You may continue to play past the time to get your minimum number of rounds in. In a situation where you reach the minimum number of rounds, you may continue to play rounds (on your turn) until the time is up.
If you have to leave before you play your rounds there are no refunds.