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Water Safari Opens for the 2023 Season Wednesday, June 14

Water Safari Opens for the 2023 Season Wednesday, June 14

Old Forge, NY – New York’s largest water theme park, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, opens for the 2023 season on Wednesday, June 14. The weather for the Northeast is predicted to be “scorching dry” according to the 2023 Farmer’s Almanac. Weather predictions for seasonably warm weather that is drier than normal is very conducive to fun at a Water Park.

Visitors this year can enjoy the twice-daily family circus show featuring acts from the Royal Hanneford Circus including aerial web, a clown, a tops act, motorcycle on the high wire and the giant wheel of destiny.

Cabana Rentals are now available for guests to reserve online for the 2023 season. Each cabana rental includes a table, chairs and lounge chairs, bottled water in a souvenir bucket with ice, and a lockable storage cabinet. Premium cabana rentals have a cabana attendant on-site to deliver food and beverage and includes a $20 service credit. Cabana rentals book quickly, so it’s recommended to reserve your rental in advance.

Water Safari Resort’s Stay ‘N Play packages feature discounted lodging at nearby Old Forge Camping Resort (excluding cottages) or the Water’s Edge Inn, Sunday through Thursday nights and discounted tickets to Enchanted Forest Water Safari.

Water Safari Resort is still actively hiring team members for the 2023 season in departments such as Reservations, Park Admissions, Water Rides, Lifeguards, Housekeeping, Food Service and more. Team Member Housing is available on-site for certain positions for those 18 years of age and older. Applicants can apply on the website at Water Safari Resort is an equal opportunity employer.

Water Safari Resort is a family-fun Adirondack Vacation Destination with over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, including 33 heated outdoor water rides, campground, hotel and more! Water Safari Resort encompasses Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso’s Cove Family Fun Park, Old Forge Camping Resort and Water’s Edge Inn.

Enchanted Forest Water Safari is New York’s largest water theme park with more than 50 rides and attractions, including 33 heated water rides with a focus on family fun for all ages.  The park also features classic amusement rides, fun food, exciting games, cool shops, private cabanas, storybook themed characters, a family circus show and much more! 315-369-6145.

Calypso’s Cove Family Fun Park is right next door to Water Safari.  Calypso’s Cove opens for the summer on Friday, June 30, 2023 and is open afternoons and evenings. Attractions include go-karts, kiddie go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, zipline, rock climbing wall, mini golf, the largest arcade in the Adirondacks with over 40 games, and family-friendly food featuring pizza, wings and more. “We’re very excited to reopen Calypso’s Cove this summer, after being closed in 2022,” said Katie Wojdyla, Director of Marketing. For more info 315-369-6145

Old Forge Camping Resort is located next door to Water Safari offering year-round Adirondack camping and special seasonal themed events. This family-friendly, versatile campground provides heated one-room cabins and two-room cottages with kitchenette and bathroom, as well as RV hook-up sites and tent sites. www.OldForgeCamping.com1-800-CAMPING

Water’s Edge Inn is the premier lakefront Adirondack lodging destination located directly across the street from Water Safari in the heart of Old Forge. The idyllic setting and abundant amenities make Water’s Edge Inn the perfect destination for an Adirondack vacation.  Open all year, the hotel features guest rooms, luxury suites, a heated indoor pool, sauna and more! 315-369-2484

The downtown Old Forge area offers something for everyone in the summer.  Old Forge and the Fulton Chain of Lakes are known for their Adirondack hospitality, friendly people, quaint main street shops, top quality restaurants and numerous outdoor activities.  In the summer, you can hike, canoe or kayak, boat, jet ski, visit View Arts Center in or several other area museums, take a train ride or a cruise, enjoy live entertainment or just kick back and relax.  More information can be found at or

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