In the Golden Sands resort town up the coast from Varna, Aquapolis is a 10-acre (4-hectare) landscaped water park with a lazy river, pools, and a number of slides. Besides adults’ and children’s areas, the extreme zone boasts the Kamikaze, a slide delivering speeds of up to 37 mph (60 kph). There are a number of food options on-site.The Basics
Visit Aquapolis from Varna, Albena, within Golden Sands, or from other Black Sea coast resorts. Children under 3 feet tall (90 centimeters tall) get in free; children under 4 feet tall (120 centimeters tall) pay reduced admission. Arrive in the late afternoon to enjoy discounted entry. Besides pools, slides, a lazy river, fountains, and Jacuzzis, the park offers striking landscaping, with artificial ruins and plenty of trees. Other fun kids’ activities include a miniature climbing wall.Things to Know Before You Go
How to Get There
- Aquapolis is a must for families with children.
- Outside food and drink are not allowed at Aquapolis.
- Children under 4 feet tall (120 centimeters tall) are not allowed to use the slides or lazy river in the adults’ area.
- There is free Wi-Fi in the park.
- The main entrance is accessed by a long flight of stairs, which is challenging with strollers.
Aquapolis is located on the main road through Golden Sands, in the northwestern part of the resort. A minibus picks up at points around Golden Sands for a small fee every 40 minutes. There is parking on-site, while some buses stop here en route between Albena and Varna.
When to Get There
Aquapolis opens during Bulgaria’s summer season, generally from the start of June until mid-September. It operates from midmorning to early evening seven days a week. Visit in the late afternoon to enjoy discounted entry.The Best Water Parks on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast
Bulgarians love their water parks, and Aquapolis is one of a number of parks along the Black Sea Coast. Others include: Aquamania Aquapark in Albena, Aqua Paradise in Nessebar, Action Aquapark in Sunny Beach, Sunset Waterpark in Pomorie, Aqua Planet in Primorsko, and Aquapark Neptun in Sozopol. All of them open for the summer season only.