2021 Summer Waves Admission

By Jekyll Island Authority (other events)

102 Dates Through Sep 26, 2021

Amid the peace and serenity of Jekyll Island is an exciting family attraction – Summer Waves Water Park. Known for its cool, refreshing waters, clean surroundings, and amazing views of the Jekyll River, Summer Waves offers a variety of ways to beat the heat this season.

From lazy laps around Turtle Creek to high-speed thrills down Pirate’s Passage, there’s no limit to the special memories you’ll make. Whether it’s your family, friends, or group – come on in. The water’s perfect.

Attractions are subject to closures.


COVID-19 POLICY: Your Safety Starts With You

Before making the decision to visit Summer Waves Water Park, it's important to understand that exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present.  While you are strongly advised to follow the safety protocols and directional signage in place to protect your health, we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. 

Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.

WEATHER POLICY: Admission Fees are Non-Refundable

Inclement weather is always a possibility with visiting an amusement or water park. Summer Waves management reserves the right to close attractions when weather conditions do not permit the safe operation of the park. If attractions are closed for 90 continuous minutes, a rain pass may be issued at the park exit, for general admission tickets, and can be redeemed at a later date of choice. Admission fees are non-refundable if the park is open. If severe weather causes the park to remain closed for the entirety of a day it would otherwise be open, a refund can be requested at for the general admission ticket purchased.


GA Swim Code requires all children ages 3 and under to wear approved swim diapers regardless of whether or not the child is potty trained. Swim diapers are available for purchase and required for entry to the park. Disposable diapers are not permitted in place of swim diapers.


Summer Waves is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is permitted ONLY in designated areas located outside the park. If exiting the park to smoke, please ask an attendant for a re-entry wristband and information on designated smoking areas.


Small, snack-size items are allowed inside the park, but no large food or beverage items will be permitted. Bottled water and baby food are also permitted. Please ask for a re-entry wristband upon exiting the park to utilize outside picnic areas for outside food consumption. Have special dietary needs? We want to help! Please ask for a manager for assistance.


Proper swimwear attire is required. Men must wear bathing suit shorts on the water slides. No denim, khakis, street, or cut-off shorts allowed on water slides as well as shorts with metal rivets, buckles, buttons, or belts. No oversized or sagging pants that prevent coverage of undergarments. Women must wear either a one-piece suit or a two-piece suit (top & bottom). No bikini thongs or revealing swimwear allowed. Any guest wearing offensive clothing, such as clothing with profanity, unacceptable pictures, or symbols will be asked to leave the park. Management reserves the right to determine the acceptability of proper attire.


Each attraction has height and weight restrictions. Be sure to read all safety signs before riding any attraction and follow lifeguard instructions. For your protection, safety is strictly enforced. Anyone not respecting these rules and operational procedures may be asked to leave the park without a refund of admission. Failure to follow the safety procedures of Summer Waves Water Park may result in serious injury to yourself or others.

You must be at least 48" tall to ride Man o' War, Pirate's Passage, and Force 3's Thunder and Lightning.

You must be at least 42" tall to ride Nature's Revenge.

You must be under 60" tall to ride the slides in Shark Tooth Cove. 

  • Children ages 10 and under must be supervised by a responsible adult.
  • Life jackets are provided free of charge.
  • Tubes are provided free of charge and located by applicable attractions. Outside inflatables, fun noodles, beach balls, and squirt guns are prohibited.
  • Footwear, headwear, and eyewear are not allowed on slides.
  • Do not hang on ropes.
  • No horse playing, pushing, dunking, shoulder riding, or other inappropriate behavior.
  • Please use the designated entrances for all rides and attractions.
  • No running in the park.

Lifeguards are in charge at all times and have final authority on all issues regarding safety.

Alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs are strictly prohibited. The use will result in removal from the park without refund of admission.

Mailing Address

100 Stable Rd Jekyll Island, GA 31527