IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning 08/03, the waterpark will be closed Tues. and Wed. for the remainder of the season. Golf and go-karts remain open regular hours.

Mermaid Experience

Swim with the Lost Island Mermaids!

Mermaid Experience - $35

The Mermaid Experience will begin at 3:30PM in the Jade Rapids/Emerald Adventure splash pool.

  • Participants are asked to check in at Guest Services on arrival to the waterpark and 30 minutes prior to their Mermaid Experience to be fitted for their fin. 
  • Participants must have the ability to swim without assistance. Life jackets are encouraged for all participants. Lost Island will have life jackets available, you are welcome to bring your own. 
  • For the best experience, participants are encouraged to bring goggles.
  • Maximum of 8 participants in each session.
  • The Mermaid Experience requires a minimum of 4 participants. If a session does not have at least 4 participants, your ticket will be refunded. Our Mermaid will return to Mermaid Cove for another appearance at 3:30 if there is no Mermaid Experience.

On scheduled dates, our Mermaids will visit with all guests at 1:00PM in Mermaid Cove next to Blue Iguana Lagoon.

Weekend Dates:
July - 3rd, 4th, 17th 18th, 31st 

August - 1st, 14th, 15th

Price does not include tax.

** Online Purchases:
The form you will print when purchasing online IS YOUR TICKET. Treat it with care. Bring the ticket to the park entrance to be scanned for authenticity. Do not make copies of the ticket. The first ticket scanned will be admitted; duplicates will be rejected. Tickets can be transferred by email. Lost or stolen tickets can be replaced. All tickets must be used in the current Lost Island season.

Please contact our Online Purchasing Customer Service with questions regarding the online purchase process. Call: 319-233-8414, durning normal buisness hours or email:

We accept these major credit cards:

Return Policy:
Once the ticket has been purchased. Your ticket is non-refundable.

Mermaid Experience Includes:

  • Mermaid token, photo, and signed “Mermaid”certificate.
  • Online purchase(s) for Mermaid Experience allows you to print your ticket(s) at home.
  • If less than minimum (4) for scheduled day purchase will be refunded.
  • Groups of guests need to reserve individually.