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The Funplex in East Hanover offers endless opportunities for summertime fun. The park is home to various rides, games and an all-new outdoor water playground, Splashplex. This entertainment center has something that will please the entire family.

Why We Love Funplex, East Hanover

The indoor amusement park has an arcade with several video games and a number of rides and attractions that cater to all ages.

Bumper Cars and Foam Frenzy are perfect fits for younger guests, while the Go Karts, Super Twister, and Free Fall are favorites of thrill seekers.

It doesn’t stop there. The Funplex also features Lazer Runner, a fast paced laser tag game and an XD Theater, which is an exciting virtual reality ride. Both of these attractions are excellent for entertaining preteens.

If you’re looking to add some magic and fantasy to your life, the Funplex is home to MagiQuest—a fun wizard role-playing game. Participants use wands to interact with magical props and fairytale scenery around the amusement park. The various quests throughout the game will keep kids and parents busy for hours at a time.

A new outdoor water park will help anyone beat the summer heat. The Splashplex offers a refreshing water playground, exhilarating water slides, and even a pool to cool off in on a hot day.

Hours, Prices, Directions

Parking at the Funplex is free and there is no charge for admission.

Prices range from $3 to $7 per individual ride, $9.95 to $27.95 for wristband deals and $8.95 to $27.95 for Splashplex attractions and wristbands. Find a complete list of all Funplex prices, specials here.

The Funplex is open from Monday through Thursday and Sundays from 10  a.m. to 10 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Splashplex is open from Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer.