The Island:

Frequently Asked Questions


What is your weather policy?
All outdoor attractions are open weather permitting. Please call to find out if we are open in severe weather cases. If we do close due to weather, we do not offer refunds.

How far are you from Las Vegas?
Wild Island is about 8 driving hours away from Vegas.

What highway exit do I take to get to Wild Island?
We are located just off of I-80 Exit 20 on Sparks Blvd.


Is outside food or drinks allowed in the waterpark?
No outside food is allowed into the waterpark or Coconut Bowl. There are picnic tables outside that may be used.

Can I bring my own water into the waterpark?
Yes, you can bring sealed bottled water or empty water bottles (Hydroflask, Nalgene, etc.) into the waterpark.

Do I have to rent a tube?
For slides that need tubes, tubes are provided but must stay with that slide. If you would like a tube for personal use or to use in the wave pool, they are available to rent.

Are life jackets available?
Life jackets are free and located all around the park. If bringing in your own life jacket, it must be coast guard approved.

Are there towels?
Towels are for sale in the gift shop.

How can I reserve a shaded area?
To guarantee a shaded area for the day, you may rent one of our private cabanas.

Can I bring my own furniture/food/baby food/ flotation device?
No outside furniture, food or flotation devices are allowed in the park. Baby food is allowed into the park if it is in a plastic container.

Can you page someone?
We will only page for a medical emergency.

Do I have to buy a ticket if I am unable to use the attractions?
Anyone going into the park, even those who are pregnant, disabled, or not able to swim, must pay an admission fee. For special circumstances please contact a manager.


Do you have leagues tonight? Do you have open lanes?
Yes, we do have leagues. Even if we have leagues, there is a chance that we will have open lanes. We have eight lanes that are not used for league play. As long and they have not been rented out for a private party, we use them for open bowling during league play. Call to see if any parties have been booked.

Can I reserve lanes?
Yes, You can reserve lanes online here.

Can we bring in outside food or drink?
Sorry, but the Washoe County Health Department recommends that since we serve food, that we don’t allow outside food and drink for safety reasons.

How can I get on the waiting list for bowling?
To be added the waiting list, you must be present at the Coconut Bowl. We do not add people over the phone to the waiting list.

Is there a height or age limit for High Ballocity?
No, there is not height or age limits for High Ballocity–it is fun for many age groups but is ideal for children ages 4 -12. Children 3 and under require adult supervision.

How do you get to go in the Wind Machine?
The Wind Machine is available only to children who have a birthday party (i.e. pay for one of our party packages).

Miniature Golf

How long does it take to play 18 holes?
This always depends on the number of people in the group. We generally tell the customers that it takes between 30 and 45 minutes to play 18 holes.

Can I bring my drinks and food out on the golf course?
Yes, customers may eat and drink on the golf course as long as they dispose of their trash.

Is there a children’s price or senior discount for golf?
Children 3 years of age or younger are $1. We currently do not offer a senior golf discount.

Jungle Karts

How fast do the Indy cars go?
About 20 miles per hour.

How much does a Jungle Kart Passenger cost?
Jungle Kart Passengers are $2.00, but they have to be between 30” and 54” tall.

How long does the Jungle Kart ride last?
5 minutes.

Still have a question?

General Information


Waterpark Group Sales

775-359-2927 x. 110

Coconut Bowl Group Sales

775-359-2927 x. 150

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