Golfland Family Entertainment Center

155 W. Hampton Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85210
480-834-8319
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  • Mon 10 am - 10 pm Fri-Sat 10 am - 12 am Sun 12 pm - 10 pm
  • Kid Friendly
Years ago, having a large pool with a wave-maker and a slide or two was good enough to call yourself a "water park." But thanks to establishments like Mesa's Golfland Sunsplash, modern water parks more resemble amusement parks, with a variety of rides and water slides seemingly engineered by thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies. Sunsplash boasts attractions like the Master Blaster Water Coaster, Thunder Falls (a raft ride that starts nearly seven stories high and features three huge drops), the Stormrider (a massive drop into the water from about 70 feet), and the Sidewinder (a half-pipe slide that allows riders to zip from one end of the bowl to another). Of course, there's the standard wave pool (all 450,000 gallons of it), but Sunsplash also offers a separate "activity pool" for water sports, a toddler pool for the wee ones, and even the Endless River (which ends after about 800 feet) for emulating tubing at the Salt River. There's also a great miniature golf course, with miniature buildings and obstacles, and hundreds of driving and fighting games, pinball machines, and more at their impressive arcade.

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