Gulf Islands Waterpark is located on I-10 in Gulfport Mississippi, just west of Hwy 49.The GPS street address is 17200 16th Street, Gulfport, MS 39503From I-10: Exit Highway 49 North. Immediately merge left and turn onto Landon Road. Travel weston Landon Road 1.0 miles, take a left into the entrance of the Gulfport Sportsplex and Gulf IslandsWaterpark.From Highway 49: Turn west onto Landon Road at the red light just north of I-10. Travel west onLandon Road 1.0 miles, take a left into the entrance of the Gulfport Sportsplex and Gulf Islands Waterpark.Directions to Gulf Islands Waterpark provided by Google Maps
GIWP accepts Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Checks are only accepted for deposits on future events or if arrangements are made in advance to pay with check.
Parking is Free.
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Food, beverages and coolers may not be brought inside the park. Satisfy your hunger at Petit Bois Island Cafe’, Polly’s Sweet Shop, and our food & beverage venues.
Life jackets and tubes are available at no charge. You can bring in your own lifejackets, as long as they are US Coast Guard approved. Swimsuits with built-in floatation devices are not Coast Guard approved, and are not allowed on some attractions. Rafts, Arm-floaties, Fun Noodles, Boards and Swim rings are not permitted.
Appropriate swimwear is required, and subject to waterpark approval. No visible undergarments, jeans, thongs, denim, long pants, belts or cut-off shorts allowed. Shoes and sunglasses are also not allowed on certain rides. Swim diapers are required for children and other diaper dependent guests. Swim diapers are available for purchase in Gully’s Gift Shop.
Tattoos with lewd content are not permitted. Tattoos with nudity, profanity, or any offensive design must be covered up. Management retains the right to ask guests to cover up any tattoo deemed offensive.
For the safety of our guests, certain rides have height requirements: 42 inches for Horn Island Blaster, Camille, Dear Island Express and Cat Island Catapult. Smaller guests will love Lil’ Pelican’s Bay, Ship Island Wreck, Spray St. Louis, Padscagoula, Lazy Pearl river and Waveland Wavepool.
Cabana’s and larger Pavilions are available to rent upon arrival, until sold-out. Book Cabana. There are a few tables with umbrellas available on first come first serve basis.
Lockers are $8 a day plus a $5 deposit at the Admissions office and Gully’s Gift shop. If you return your key at the end of the day you will receive your $5 deposit back. Lockers are available on a first come basis and with all day, unlimited access.
All guests leaving the park and planning to return later that day are required to show an un-tampered wristband or stamp before re-entering the park.
Gulf Islands Waterpark is a Smoke-Free Facility, in accordance with the City of Gulfport’s Smoke-Free Air Ordinance.
No pets are allowed inside the gates. Please do not leave pets in your automobile where temperatures quickly rise above 100 degrees.
Gully’s Gift Shop has everything you need like towels, sunscreen, flip flops, waterproof cameras, swim diapers, earplugs, hats, cover-ups, T-shirts plus unique souvenirs and gifts.
Yes and GIWP reserves the right to check any bag as guests enter.
All staff photo and videographers are easily identifiable. We use the footage they shoot to produce commercials, YouTube Videos, Print Advertising and post to various social media websites. If you do not wish to be included in these please let us know and we will be sure not to use your image.
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