• Blackbeard's Revenge
  • Seaside Splashworks
  • Kiddy Hawk Cove
  • Surf Club Harbor
  • Drop Slides
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Carolina Harbor

Carolina Harbor is the largest waterpark in the Carolinas. Expanded and transformed in 2016, this massive waterpark features family-friendly attractions from mild to wild. From towering water slides to wave pools, cabanas and our two-acre children's area - Carolina Harbor has everything you need for fun in the sun!

Best of all, entry into Carolina Harbor is included with the price of admission into Carowinds. Enjoy two world-class parks at one affordable price. 

NOTE: Carolina Harbor is now closed for the 2016 season. We hope to see you again when we reopen in the spring of 2017!

Cabanas
Cabanas
Take in some fun in the sun. Enjoy the waves, and kick back in a private cabana for you and 5 additional guests. Enjoy an extensive list of fantastic amenities including: Wi-Fi Access, Satellite TV, chaise lounge chairs, Pool Side Service and more! Have it made in the shade during your next visit to Carolina Harbor at Carowinds.

We’ve extended our cabana line up to feature two new Day Club cabanas (each holds up to 24 guests!), seven new Premium cabanas and 49 standard cabanas.» View More
Blackbeard's Revenge
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Blackbeard's Revenge
This six-story tall water slide complex features three attractions (six exhilarating slides). Pirate’s Plank will send guests plummeting down a nearly vertical free fall where the floor drops out from underneath. Cannonball Drop will twist and turn riders through an enclosed chute with four intense 360-degree turns. And Captain’s Curse shoots guests down a series of intense drops and turns.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Seaside Splashworks
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Seaside Splashworks
Big kids and little kids alike will love Seaside Splashworks. This multi-level play structure features over 80 play elements, including dozens of interactive spray jets, water guns, adventuresome net bridges, awesome water wheels, six impressive water slides and a giant 423-gallon tipping bucket that drenches everyone below. It's the perfect mixture of adventure, relaxation and entertainment.
Height Requirement: Less than 54 inches
Myrtle Turtle Beach
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Myrtle Turtle Beach
This play area is specifically geared for toddlers and their families. The kiddos will love the playful water jets that spray every which way and the interactive water play area. The parents will enjoy the seclusion and shade.
Height Requirement: Under 3 years of age
Kiddy Hawk Cove
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Kiddy Hawk Cove
This family area is inspired by Kitty Hawk, North Carolina - the birthplace of flight. You'll find spray jets, splash areas and more! Together with Seaside Splashworks and Kiddy Hawk Cove, Carolina Harbor has a total of two acres specifically created for families.
Height Requirement: Less than 54 inches
Surf Club Harbor
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Surf Club Harbor
Surf’s up at Surf Club Harbor, a 27-000 square-foot wave pool that offers everyone the opportunity to catch a wave. With eight massive generators cranking out monstrous waves of up to six feet high, guests will feel like they’re splashing in the high surf of the Atlantic Ocean.
Surfer's Swell
Level 4 - High Thrill
Surfer's Swell
Surfer’s Swell travels a total of 263 feet as riders will plunge onto an angled wall that mimics the sensation of catching an ocean wave. Guests then gracefully enter a final tunnel for a fun ‘splash landing’ into a pool at the bottom of this 45 foot tall experience.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Dorsal Fin Drop
Level 4 - High Thrill
Dorsal Fin Drop
Dorsal Fin Drop offers 351 feet of slide and takes riders on the spin of a lifetime as they gain speed in a curved-tunnel that blasts them into a bowl. Like a shark circling its prey, guests spin and swirl before sliding into the corkscrew exit.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Storm Surge
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Storm Surge
A complex of four enclosed water slides; two are body slides and two are inner-tube slides. The slides range from being 80 feet in height to 495 feet in length.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Pelican Plunge
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Pelican Plunge
Take the Pelican Plunge! This family tubing adventure features a pair of open tube slides that twists and swoops guests along duel 125-feet chutes.
Height Requirement: Under 54 inches or accompanied by a child
Southern Sidewinder
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Southern Sidewinder
Take a trip on the Southern Sidewinder. You'll take a journey down a pair of open tube slides that twist and speed along duel, 370-foot chutes. This ride is complete with a thrilling series of high-banked turns.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Barracuda Blasters
Level 4 - High Thrill
Barracuda Blasters
A black hole experience that plunges riders into total darkness as they glide through giant tubes.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Pirate Landing
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Pirate Landing
This three-story water fortress for the little pirates is complete with kid-controlled water sprayers, slides, bridges, a rope ladder and a huge 1,000-gallon drenching bucket that dumps water every few minutes.
Height Requirement: Under 54 inches
Tidal Wave Bay
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Tidal Wave Bay
A 400,000-gallon, 34,000 square-foot wave pool that provides a surf-like experience for guests. Tube floats rentals available at Bondi Beach Rentals.
Height Requirement: 42 inches or accompanied by a responsible person
Coastal Currents
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Coastal Currents
A 1,000-foot long river that takes guests leisurely along its path through North Carolina and South Carolina.
Height Requirement: 42 inches unless accompanied by a responsible person
Hurricane Falls
Level 4 - High Thrill
Hurricane Falls
A four-person, family raft slide that swirls riders down four stories through a 564 foot-long route of high-banked turns and unexpected dips.
Height Requirement: 42 inches when accompanied by a supervising companion or 48 inches to ride alone.
Sand Dune Lagoon
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Sand Dune Lagoon
This children's area includes pools for the little ones along with jet sprays and water gushing mushrooms. Parents can relax nearby and watch their children enjoy this seaside paradise.
Height Requirement: None