Last summer was one giant buzzkill, but thankfully, this summer already looks a lot better. The Twins are playing in front of fans, concerts being announced, and waterparks planning to reopen.

Minnesota's largest outdoor waterpark is only an hour and forty-five minutes from Rochester so you could easily make the trip up one morning and be home before bedtime. This place looks awesome! Check out some pics and get all the info you'll need to know to plan a trip to Bunker Beach below.

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What Is Bunker Beach?

According to its Facebook page, this waterpark features, "six towering waterslides, a 900’ lazy river, leisure pool with climbing wall, a zero-entry pool with water play structure, a creative sand play area, and as always, Minnesota’s largest wave pool.

Where Is Bunker Beach?


When Is Bunker Beach Opening?

The waterpark didn't release any official plans but posted, "We’re ready for some MEGA fun this summer with the MEGA soaker! We are finalizing our plans and look forward to your visit this summer!"

Their website explains, "Bunker Beach Water Park 2021 Season Pass Sales and Group Reservations are currently on hold due to the unknown Minnesota Department of Health Reopening of Public Swimming Pool and Aquatic Facilities Covid-19 Preparedness Guidelines for this coming summer. More information will come once the Bunker Beach Water Park reopening plan has been approved."

How Much Does It Cost To Get In?

  • Guests Over 48" – $16 per day
  • Guests Under 48" – $14 per day
  • Senior Citizens (Age 62+) – $14 per day
  • Guests Under 18 Months – No Charge

Do They Have Concessions?

Yep, enjoy favorites like pizza, ice cream, and hot dogs at Tidal Wave Cafe and Breakers Snack Shack inside Bunker Beach.

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