Owner:Walt Disney World Co.

Year opened:1989

Size:56 acres

Retail price of adult 1-day ticket:$85


Located within the Walt Disney World complex in Orlando, Fla., Typhoon Lagoon is one of two large waterparks operated by Walt Disney World. Typhoon Lagoon features a large outdoor wave pool, offering waves up to 6 feet tall. There are also nine water slides and a lazy river. The unique offering of this waterpark is the Shark Reef, where guests can snorkel with sharks and schools of colorful fish. Many Typhoon Lagoon guests will combine their visits with jaunts to the other five major amusement parks of the Walt Disney World complex, making this 56-acre property the waterpark with the best mix of nearby amusements.