Wisconsin Dells is known for its huge variety of waterparks, and with access to so many water-filled attractions, you may be nervous about bringing your camera poolside. The good news, there are plenty of waterproof camera options for every budget! Whether you are exploring Hispaniola Bay at Mt. Olympus Resorts, speeding down the winding waterslides of Kalahari Resorts, or relaxing in the lazy rivers of the Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort, you can capture every moment of your trip!
Disposable Cameras – $
If you are looking for a cheap way to capture fun, underwater moments at a Wisconsin Dells waterpark, get your hands on a disposable, underwater camera. Like traditional disposable cameras, the images must be developed before they can be viewed (leaving you little room for error). Many of the waterpark hotels and shops stock their shelves with these easy, underwater cameras.
Waterproof Phone Cases – $
Looking for a quick fix to your underwater camera woes? Equip your phone with an underwater case and hit the pool! Cases like the FRIEQ® Universal Waterproof Cell Phone Carrying Cases are built to fit most of the new-age smartphones and can withstand various depths of water. If you have access to a smartphone, this may be the way to go! Be sure to do a test run with a piece of paper towel inside, just to be safe!
Panasonic Lumix TS25 – $$
For a solid point-and-shoot camera both above and below the waves of the pool, try the Panasonic Lumix TS25. With 16.1 megapixels, a 4x optical zoom and 8x Intelligent Zoom, you’ll have no problem taking phenomenal photos both in and out of the water! The rugged design is made to be waterproof to 23 feet and shockproof from 5 feet!
Fujifilm FinePix XP65 – $$
The Fujifilm FinePix XP65 gets great reviews. This 16.4 megapixel digital camera is shockproof, freezeproof and sandproof. The best part… you’ll be able to document everything in HD video! Capture the fun faces and screams as you ride the speedy water coasters, and the giggles and smiles at the kiddie pool!
Nikon Coolpix AW110 – $$$
If you are looking for a top-notch camera that takes crystal clear photos with vibrant colors, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is for you. This durable camera is perfect for a day, or two, or three at the waterpark! Built in Wi-Fi makes if easy to share your images instantly with the ones you love, and an internal GPS will record locations of your images and keep you from getting lost. This lightweight camera has a huge, bright screen for viewing images.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 – $$$
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 gets some of the best reviews on the market when it comes to a durable, underwater camera. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 comes equipped with over 18 megapixels and a 5X optical zoom! The image stabilizer and anti-motion-blur setting are perfect for capturing action shots on waterslides or kids on the go. Several things set this Sony apart from its competition. Its dual recording feature allows you to record video and snap pictures at the same time. The camera also has a mode to capture several shots in succession.
Whether you are relaxing in the Hawaiian-themed pools of the Alakai Hotel & Suites, or enjoying the 27 waterslides of Chula Vista Resort & Waterpark, add some pizzazz to your next photo book or family video with a series of fun, underwater shots and waterslide footage! Get your hands on an underwater camera and start planning your trip to Wisconsin Dells today!