West Edmonton Mall

Play in the Mall

How many malls are accredited as a zoo? How many malls boast the world’s second largest indoor amusement park, complete with 24 feature rides and a thrilling rollercoaster called the Mindbender? How many malls have the world’s largest indoor water park, with the world’s largest indoor wave pool, 25m high slides, and a bungee jump tower?

Length of Trip : Half Day, or all day, if you’ve got a credit card that needs bruising

Cost : Depends on if you’re window shopping, or shopping.  There are admission charges for the waterpark, shooting range and other activities.

Best time to go : All year

Wheelchair friendly : Yes

Family friendly : Yes

Where to eat : Valentinos (on Bourbon Street) or Moxies in the mall

Official Site : www.wem.ca

Where to Stay : We recommend staying with our trusted partner Holiday Inn and Suites when visiting West Edmonton.

Getting There : Visit: www.wem.ca/#/guest-services/how-to-get-here/directions

Note from Robin : If you can, avoid weekends when the mall can get ferociously busy.  All the restaurants and pubs are on Bourbon Street (of course), and you may want to visit them before hitting the water and theme parks.

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