Carolina Harbor is THE place to play in the sun for you and your kids this upcoming vacation! Not only is Carolina Harbor arguably the best day trip out for you and your children any time of the year, but this fun-filled spot also offers tons of adult-friendly activities you are going to love! Rest and relax with a kids’ area, Boogie Board Racer, high-speed rides, and dining options that will keep you and your entire family happy.
Before you plan a day trip, or a multi-day excursion, to Carolina Harbor, there are a few details to keep in mind that will keep it seamless and smooth. Carowinds Park Hours are typically 10 am to 8 pm Sunday to Thursday, 9 am to 10 pm on Friday, and 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday.
You can buy passes online or in person. For those who are going to come to the Carolinas multiple times this spring season, you can indulge in the 2023 Silver Pass. This provides you with unlimited visits to Carowinds and Carolina Harbor Waterpark, free parking, and unlimited daytime access.
For those who want a daily ticket, you can still rest assured you are getting a great deal. The day ticket is $39.99, whereas the two-day ticket is just $79.99 for Carolina Harbor AND Carowinds!
Carolina Harbor Waterpark
Once you are finally inside the water park and ready to party, you can check out all that this park has to offer. Carolina Harbor features Barracuda Blasters for a high-thrill ride that brings you out super-fast into the bright blue water. Blackbeard’s Revenge is a high-thrill excursion that lets you challenge your friends to a race down the slide.
You can also relax on the nice Coastal Currents ride with younger children, slowly meandering through the bright blue water in your inner tube. Another ride that is great for young kids is the Kitty Hawk Cove, that does not have any height restriction!
Other good rides for young children and babies include Myrtle Turtle Beach, Pirate’s Landing, Seaside Splashworks, and Tidal Wave Bay.
Drinks and Dining
Feeling a bit hungry or thirsty after a long day excursion? We don’t blame you! Head to one of the many dining options to get something cold to drink and a tasty snack. You can choose from salty Auntie Anne’s Pretzels to hot dogs at Beach Bites. For beer, head to the beer and snacks shack! For down-home country cooking, you can’t go wrong with Blue Ridge Country Kitchen. There really is something for everyone at this fun water park.