Buccaneer Bay


Water Park

Kick back, relax and let kids be kids while enjoying hours of wet and wild fun. With 18,000 square feet of splash-tastic fun, our Buccaneer Bay Indoor Water Park is an idyllic place for parents and kids to take a break and provides a safe environment to create new family memories.

Family Suites

Make your romantic getaway or family vacation truly memorable while staying in one of our 2 Presidential Suites. Luxury and relaxation go hand in hand while staying in these beautiful suites, giving you the opportunity to fully enjoy your stay


Indulge yourself with one of our extravagant 2-room suites. With generous living rooms and king or queen beds, 2 Flat Screen TV’s and Sofa Sleepers, our beautiful suites will allow every guest the opportunity to unwind and refresh.

Water Park Hours

Sunday - Thursday

9 am – 11 am & 4 pm – 9 pm


9 am – 11 am & 4 pm – 10 pm


9 am – 11 am & 2 pm – 10 pm

Big Slides

Monday - Friday

4 pm – 9 pm

Saturday - Sunday

 9 am – 11 am & 4 pm – 9 pm

About Water Park

18,000 square foot Indoor Water Park with Poolside Tiki Bar

2 large pools, Pirate Ship and slides

Zero Depth Entry pool with a 40 ft. Pirate Ship and slides

Two 160 ft. tube slides

Water Basketball and Volleyball

Hot Tub (exclusively for 18 years and older)

Castaway’s Bar & Grill is the perfect stop to fill up on food and recharge 

Your Stay Here


Castaways Bar & Grill

After a day of swimming, relaxing and pure fun you won’t have to go far for great casual dining. Our Castaway Bar & Grill is the perfect stop to fill up on food and recharge your energy.


Birthday Party Package

A hotel room reservation of a standard or poolside double queen or king room includes four water park wrist bands. A double queen or king suite room includes six water park wrist bands. (Room rates vary)

Special Occasions

Available for Weddings & Receptions

Ramada Tropics Resort

5000 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA 50322
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