Summer’s biggest splashdown set to return with a super soaked day of fun for the whole family.

Tropic Like it's Hot will bring beach vibes to the City of Gosnells with giant water slides, supa soak maze, wet and wild games, a live DJ, food trucks and much more. This pop-up water park will be a huge hit this summer.

 

Tickets are $5 per person (Spectators included). Children 2 years and under are free of charge.

Before purchasing your tickets, please read our Frequently asked Questions below.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MUCH DOES A TICKET COST?

Tickets for Tropic Like it’s Hot are $5 each.

WHY IS THERE A CHARGE THIS YEAR?

Previously, Tropic Like it’s Hot was free to attend. The City of Gosnells is now charging a small fee of $5 per person to attend the event to try and limit no shows and ensuring that all genuine customers get the opportunity to join in the fun.

WHO REQUIRES A TICKET FOR THIS EVENT?

All event attendees aged 3 years and over. Parents and spectators must have a ticket to be permitted entry.  Companion Cards are accepted. Please email or call the events team events@gosnells.wa.gov.au or call 9397 3000 to arrange entry. 

WHAT IF I CAN NO LONGER ATTEND?

If you are no longer able to attend the event and have registered for tickets, please ensure you cancel your unused tickets through Bookable. Simply use the ‘manage booking’ link in your ticketing email or email events@gosnells.wa.gov.au as early as possible. By cancelling your tickets online, you’ll make sure that someone else can enjoy the event in your place.

100% of your ticket fee will be refunded to you if you cancel more than 7 days prior to the event (Friday 9 February).  If you cancel your ticket within 7 days of the event, the money will not be refunded to you.

ARE THERE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND THE EVENT?

Tropic Like It's Hot is an all-ages family friendly event. Children under 8 years or those requiring assistance must be accompanied on the inflatables by a responsible adult. Height restrictions may apply on some inflatables. Children under 3 can enjoy the 'Mini Splash Zone' with paddle pools, mini slides and sandcastle building.

Children must be supervised at all times. The City of Gosnells accepts no liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by attending this event.

WHAT IF THE SESSION I WANT IS SOLD OUT?

In the first instance we recommend you purchase tickets to a session that remains open, if possible.

Otherwise, you can always join the waitlist for your preferred session.

Please note that 1 waitlist = 1 ticket.  For example, if you want 5 tickets, you will need to join the waitlist 5 times.  Each waitlist redemption will be sent to you as a separate email with a link to secure 1 x ticket.  The redemption email is valid for 24 hours before expiring and becoming available to other patrons on the waitlist.

DO I NEED MY PRINTED TICKET?

Tickets can be scanned from your phone as long as the QR code is visible. Tickets must be produced (either printed or with a visible barcode on a mobile device) at the box office for everyone who is entering the event. Please download these prior to lining up to enter.  They will be sent as an attachment when you book, will download as a zip file and will all be pdf files.

DO COMPANION CARD HOLDERS NEED TO PAY FOR THEIR TICKET?

If you have a valid Companion Card and will be accompanying some requiring assistance, please show your valid Companion Card to receive free entry at the gate.

WHAT SHOULD WE DO WITH OUR VALUABLES?

A bag drop will be available to store your valuables. Please bring a gold coin as a donation for the Lions Club who will run the bag drop counter.

We recommend you only bring essential items and leave the rest at home.

The City of Gosnells does not take responsibility for any items lost, stolen or damaged by attending this event.

HOW DO I GET TO AND FROM THE EVENT?

Event Venue: Sutherlands Park district reserve is located south of Huntingdale, with entry to Reserve E via Gay Street. Event attendees are encouraged to use public transport (bus), carpool, cycle or walk where possible. Plan your journey with the Transperth Journey Planner before you travel.

Parking: Onsite event parking is available with entry via Gay Street (Reserve E) for a gold coin donation. Overflow parking is available at Sutherlands Park ovals with entry via Holmes Road and Gay Street, Huntingdale. Please do not park on verges, or streets that have 'no parking' signs, and respect local residents by not blocking access to their driveways.

ACROD Parking: Limited on-site parking is available for ACROD permit holders (permits must be produced).

WHAT ARE THE SESSION TIMES?

Each ticket includes access to all water slides activities and roving entertainment for 3 hours. Patrons will be required to exit the venue at the completion of each session to allow equipment cleaning time.

Session 1 – 9am – 12pm

Session 2 – 1:30pm – 4:30pm

CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD TO THE EVENT?

There will be a variety of food trucks at Tropic Like It’s Hot for you to purchase food and drinks at the event or you are welcome to bring along a picnic.

A full list of food trucks will be advertised on Facebook prior to the event. Don’t forget to bring a drink bottle – there will be hydration stations at the event where you can refill for free.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

All inflatables feature water so we would suggest wearing your bathers to this event.

Bring a towel, change of clothes, sun protection, shoes and your camera. If it’s going to be nice and warm outside, remember to slip, slop, slap and slide. Sharp items are not permitted on inflatables, this includes sunglasses (prescription glasses are permitted).

Don’t forget to bring your gold coin for parking and another for bag drop if you wish to use these facilities.

WHERE SHOULD I GO WHEN I ARRIVE?

Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to their scheduled session time. Late arrivals will still be required to complete their session at the nominated finish time.

WILL THERE BE AN EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER?

There will be an event photographer and all photos will be uploaded to Facebook within one week of the event. Patrons may be photographed during the event and these images or recordings may be used for any purpose, including media, marketing or promotional purposes, without payment of any kind. Entry to Tropic Like It’s Hot shall be deemed consent to the City of Gosnells’ use of these photographs unless otherwise notified in writing by a patron.

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT IS RAINING?

Tropic Like It’s Hot will run in any weather condition that we consider safe for our participants. In fact, a little bit of rain will add to the fun. In the event of extreme inclement weather, such as thunder or lightning, we will inform you of any changes to our event via the City of Gosnells website, email and our event Facebook page.

HOW CAN I CONTACT THE ORGANISER WITH QUESTIONS?

If you need any further information or would like to get in touch with the City’s Community Events team, email events@gosnells.wa.gov.au or call 9397 3000.