Lancashire's new aqua park with inflatable obstacle course opens next week

Wild Shore Blackpool is scheduled to open on Wednesday, May 29
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This half term there is a new aqua park with an inflatable obstacle course heading to Lancashire.

Get ready to be wet and wild as the giant floating playground opens at the former Blackpool Wake park, just outside Ream Hills Holiday Park. Wild Shore Blackpool will offer a range of Ninja Warrior-style features including Tire Run, Ninja-Jump and Eagles Nest.

The watersports park can be booked for individual, family or group trips, and even birthday parties. It caters to a variety of ages and abilities and will also offer paddleboarding, wakeboarding, Ringo rides, and open water swimming.


A spokesperson said: "Wild Shore Blackpool is a brand new water-based adventure hub, offering a number of unique, dynamic and adrenaline-charged outdoor activities. Whether you want to give wakeboarding a try, take on the challenge of our floating Aqua Park obstacle course or explore our stunning lake on a SUP board, Wild Shore has something for all ages and abilities."

Children as young as six, with a minimum height of 1.1m, can participate, although those under eight must be accompanied by an adult. One adult can supervise up to three children.

Bookings are now open for the park, which launches on Wednesday, May 29. For most families this will be is the middle of May half-term.

Callum Mark, CEO of Wild Shore, said: "We're thrilled to be taking over this popular water sports business. Blackpool has always held a special place in our hearts, and we're excited to continue the tradition of providing water-based adventure to the local community."

Philippa Jones, director of Fin’s Café Bar, who will be sharing the site with Wild Shore Blackpool, said: "We're delighted to welcome Wild Shore to Blackpool. Their arrival is sure to inject a new level of excitement and energy into the area, and we can't wait to see what they have in store for visitors."

Another local business, Ream Hills Holiday Park operating from the same land, expressed their enthusiasm for the partnership. The park manager, Katie Lewin said: "Wild Shore's commitment to delivering high-quality outdoor experiences aligns perfectly with our mission to provide unforgettable holidays. We're thrilled to be part of this exciting venture."

The former Blackpool Wake Park had been running on the Fylde coast for more than a decade. However the attraction closed in 2022 and was bought by Wild Shore.

For more information and bookings, please visit here.