Cool off this summer in Shanghai's top water parks

LMS| Updated: May 30, 2024

Summer is here and the best way to beat the heat is by diving into some water fun – with East China's Shanghai offering a great variety of exciting water parks where you can splash away the heat and fatigue.

Here are three top destinations to enjoy:

Playa Maya Water Park


Opening on June 1, Playa Maya Water Park promises a season full of fun with electronic music parties, high-profile local actors and over 100 activities. [Photo/WeChat account: playamayash]

Highlights include the Water Electronic Music Party with resident DJs and the Maya camp. It's the perfect place for families to enjoy interactive water play and endless fun.

Address: No 1222 Linyin New Road, Songjiang district

Deep Pit Ocean Water World


Launching on June 17, Deep Pit Ocean Water World is one of Shanghai's rare fully indoor water parks, offering 15,000 square meters of sun-free water activities. [Photo/WeChat account: rwsj-sh]

Attractions include a Fantasy Water Bubble Party, a 70-meter Family Water and Land Challenge, a water trampoline and more than 30 other water rides.

Address: No 5088 Chenhua Road, Songjiang district

Pancoat Park


Located within Shanghai Sculpture Park, Pancoat Park features the Joyful Water Valley, Cloud Waterway, Moon Boat and other attractions. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Summer activities include exploring water pathways, partying in a water valley and bamboo rafting under the moon.

The park also offers interactive games for kids to enjoy a cool and fun-filled day.

Address: No 1158 Linyin New Road, Songjiang district