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LanierWorld at Lanier Islands

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Address: 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy, Buford, GA 30518-1442
Phone Number:
+1 678-304-3120
10:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Located within our 1,500-acre resort in Georgia, LanierWorld is home to a...

Located within our 1,500-acre resort in Georgia, LanierWorld is home to a variety of attractions, restaurants, activities, and a beach and water park sure to thrill adventure seekers and beach bums alike. Whether you are looking for the coolest lakeside spot for day play and nightlife, a sandy area to bask in the sun, or a place to let loose and let your inner child out, LanierWorld has it all. At the Family Fun Park, enjoy Wild Waves, the South's largest wave pool, and Raging River. A short walk through the tunnel takes you from the Family Fun Park to Big Beach, home of the largest collection of rides, slides and dining options at LanierWorld. Across the sand and over the Boardwalk, lies Sunset Cove, THE spot on Lake Lanier for music, entertainment, dining & nightlife!

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I am a 50 year old female that enjoys fun in the sun and good eats. Pool area and beach are great on weekdays! When school is out, it's a bit overcrowded. (Get up early and claim... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Gina M
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I am a 50 year old female that enjoys fun in the sun and good eats. Pool area and beach are great on weekdays! When school is out, it's a bit overcrowded. (Get up early and claim your spot before the kiddos get up) Very pleased. Love the park!

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Lots of different attractions, although it is quite a walk from some of the slides to others. I recommend wearing water shoes or something waterproof on your feet, as the concrete walkways can get a little hard on the feet going up hill. Plenty of chairs to relax in if you want a break. Lots of food choices, however they... More 

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed Lake Lanier's Winter Wonderland. Rooms were nice and cozy. A great place to relax or enjoy the outdoors.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We paid $36 online for a drive through for the 7 mile magic light show. Maybe it was the rain but quite unimpressed

Douglasville, United States
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Lanier World! It was wonderful! Beautiful huge, welcoming lodge and reception area. Great and accommodating staff. They have a wonderful restaurant on site. The food is delicious and reasonable. We left earlier than planned because my daughter got sick. We'd actually booked a breakfast with Santa for my daughter and they were compassionate enough to refund our money. We booked... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After the negative feedback on TA we we were apprehensive for our visit yesterday. We had a fab time.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Waste of time, money and miles! False advertisement for rides and parks, the "ice" skating ring has no ice (instead is a plastic material colored in white), the snow tubing ride has no snow (is a white turf). I asked for a refund in less than an hour after I purchase my wristbands, thanks they gave me my money back!... More 

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

We had visited Lanier's Christmas lights years ago when it was still $15/car and thought it was worth it but we were so disappointed when we went this year (2016) and it was $45/car for the same lights. We thought that for the price they would have added more lights, because they now advertise "7 miles of lights". We can't... More 

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to do Lanier World...We drove almost 2 hours...We had been thru the lights several years ago and loved the village at the end of the light drive.....Boy were we disappointed this year....First, we had to pay $15 to get to Lanier World then we had to pay $39+ each for what? A little bit of crushed... More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We didn't know exactly what to expect but off we went.....It was kind of pricey for 2 people - I ordered tickets on-line and so we did get a slight discount - we highly recommend you do that! It is advertised as '7 miles of lights' and even though I didn't measure it, it certainly seemed at least 7 miles... More 

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