Best water parks in Weymouth
Weymouth is home to stunning natural beauty and iconic points of interest, situated in Dorset along the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. It's also one of the UK's most loved seaside resorts, with plenty to see and do including some of the best water parks Dorset has to offer!
If you're staying at one of our nearby Littlesea, Seaview, or Weymouth Bay holiday parks and want to experience Weymouth from the water, we've got you covered. From relaxing in a pool to thrilling jet ski rides and everything in between, keep reading to discover the best water parks and watersports in Weymouth.
1. Weymouth Bay Holiday Park
If you're staying at our Weymouth Bay Holiday Park, it's time to get in your swimming costume. There's plenty of poolside fun, indoors and out! If you fancy a dip, take advantage of our outdoor swimming pool on a sunny day, or our massive indoor pool if it's looking a little cloudy.
And where else have you seen a holiday park with a Lazy River that runs straight through it? Paddle, splash, and glide down our purpose-built river that starts indoors and moves outside with fun fountains to enjoy at either end. If you don't fancy getting your feet wet, relax at the poolside on one of our loungers or at the bar. Left your goggles at home? Never fear, we've got you covered with our shop that'll kit you out with swimming essentials.
2. Littlesea Holiday Park
From our holiday park in Littlesea, you can drink in the stunning Weymouth views as you enjoy splashing around with the family in our indoor and outdoor heated pools. The beach-themed indoor pool area has plenty of lockers for your towels and belongings, plus showers and changing rooms just a few steps from the water's edge. There are two sections of the pool for leisurely play or for getting your lengths in.
Outdoors, you have the option to chill out next to the pool on our array of sun loungers on the decked area and enjoy the water with easy access to the pool via the steps. From the poolside, you can take in the green surroundings of Weymouth. We've even included smart little beach hut-style changing areas to get ready for your swim and store your towels. Swim lengths, float lazily on the surface, or have a splashtastic time!
3. Seaview Holiday Park
The best staycations are the ones where you're surrounded by gorgeous views and have plenty of fun things to occupy the family. At Seaview Holiday Park, there are indoor and outdoor swimming areas for young and old.
Perfect for families, couples, and little ones! Our indoor heated pool features a large area for swimming a splashing, with a fun water slide for all to enjoy. Outdoors, you can sit around the poolside soaking up the sun or have a swim.
4. Portland Ferry Cruise
The best way to enjoy the beauty of Weymouth and the Jurassic Coast is by boat! From Harbourside Kiosk in Weymouth, take a boat to Portland Bay. Feel the salt spray on your face as you take in the stunning sights along the way during this 1.5-hour trip. Available between April and October, The Portland Ferry Cruise takes you from Weymouth into Weymouth Bay and on to Portland Harbour.
The ferry runs daily so it's easy to fit into your Weymouth sightseeing plans! If the lure of a maritime adventure isn't enough, you'll be pleased to know tickets are reasonably priced for adults and kids, with under threes getting in free of charge. Dogs are welcome, too. All aboard!
5. Weymouth & Portland Adventure
Want a taste of adventure but not sure what activity to try? Weymouth & Portland Adventure offer some of the most thrilling watersports Dorset has to offer. Operating out of the National Sailing Academy, instructors provide taster days for families, kids, and people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Choose from sailing, kayaking, climbing, crabbing, and raft building. You'll need to book to secure a spot, but there's a thrilling adventure for every ability level. You won't want to miss it!
Get the adrenaline pumping with an exhilarating experience at Weymouth's leading outdoor activity provider. Here, you'll get to try your hand at paddleboarding, climbing near the coast, kayaking in Weymouth Bay, and even coasteering - that's jumping off rocky ledges into the water below - if you dare....
Everyone is welcome and the coaches and mentors are happy to help you work through your fears and build confidence on the water. Contact them directly to book your spot, whether you're renting kayaks for the day or want to take part in a taster day. Adventure awaits!
7. Jurassic Jet Ski Tours
Want to experience the Jurassic Coast in a whole new way? How about riding on the back of a jet ski? With Jurassic Jet Ski Tours, get hands-on for a two-hour thrill ride as an experienced tutor shows you and your party how to operate and drive a jet ski. Each one seats two people, so you both get to enjoy being a driver and a passenger for the day.
It's a round trip taking you from Weymouth Harbour to Durdle Door, then onto Ringstead Bay and back to Weymouth. All your wetsuits and safety equipment are included in the price - just bring towels and swimming costumes. It's on the more expensive end of the scale for two people, but it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience you'll never forget!