Big Beach at LanierWorld

Come to the Water Park at Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Whether you’re in the mood to relax or play at LanierWorld, Big Beach offers the best of both worlds over its spacious stretch of sparkling sand lining Lake Sidney Lanier. Stretch out and get some sun on the warm sand or cool off in the water, with lifeguards nearby making the area a safe swimming haven! There are also a number of rides and attractions you can browse below.

Kiddie Lagoon

Your little ones will delight in this interactive play area with loads of spraying water effects and "just their size" slides. Children must be less than 48" to play in this area.

Wiggle Waves

A mini version of our Wild Waves, Wiggle Waves is especially designed for younger guests. Children must be less than 48" to play in this area.

Swim Area (lifeguarded)*

Splash into the Lake at the only beach on Lake Sidney Lanier.

Beach Area

Lounge with your favorite book and a refreshing drink from the Tiki Hut or catch a live performance on the floating stage. And of course, build the ultimate sand castle!

Aquatic Adventure

Climb, jump, bounce, and slide on our brand new floating playground! Aquatic Adventure offers extraordinary excitement in an awesome environment! Conquer the Lake's newest challenge when you visit Big Beach!

Racing Waters

On your mark, get set, GO! Race your opponent to the bottom of this super-fast, dual-flumed fiberglass body slide. Riders must be 42’’ tall.


You’ll be assured a “splashing” good time on this two-flume mat slide. Riders slide down head first on a toboggan-style mat. Riders must be 42’’ tall.


Kids and Adults alike will delight in this short but fast body slide into total darkness. Riders must be 42" tall.


Mild-mannered riders may want to steer clear of this bad boy! You’ll barely see it coming as you ease into this body slide for a few seconds of slow motion descent, before the bottom drops out. You’ll feel as though you’re free falling to a quick stop at the bottom. Riders must be 42" tall.

Triple Threat

This high-speed body slide offers three quick descents—throwing your stomach up into your chest! Riders must be 42" tall.


Jam packed with exciting twists and turns, this popular tube slide shoots riders through a fully enclosed 360 degree loop and into another tunnel before the final nerve rattling decline leaves them skimming across the water at the pool’s bottom. Riders must be 42" tall.


Famous for its high turns and rapid decline, this exhilarating tube slide will leave you feeling like you just survived a tsunami. Designed for both single and double enthusiasts, the finish skips riders across the surface of the water like they were stones! Riders must be 42” tall.

Big Beach Floating Stage

Enjoy live shows on the Floating Stage at Big Beach during holiday weekends and special events. Dance the night away in the sand to your favorite country, steel drum, beach, and oldies music!

Ferris Wheel

Take a spin on our Ferris Wheel and get the lay of the land (and the Lake!) from the sky!

Boardwalk Dining Options

Our new Boardwalk at Big Beach is home to some truly delicious dining options. From our new SweetWater Shrimp Shack, to sweet treats at The Cookie House, to hot eats at Sunset Cantina and beyond, there's something for everyone!

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