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18 Awesome Inflatable Pools That Will Be Perfect for Cooling Off in This Summer!

18 Awesome Inflatable Pools That Will Be Perfect for Cooling Off in This Summer!

If you have ever been unfortunate enough to leave your inflatable-pool-buying efforts until the warm weather is in full swing, and trekked unhappily from one sold out store to the next, you’ll understand why we’re getting in early with our backyard pool suggestions. With the added uncertainly over whether we’ll be stuck at home, and the lingering supply issues, if you are planning on cooling off in the comfort of your own backyard this spring and summer, we think it might be wise to bag yourself a pool now, while you still can.

Our team of mums, and their kids, have picked out the inflatable pools that will deliver the most fun as we move into the warmer weather, and as you’ll see, no matter what your budget or backyard size, there is something that is sure to delight both young and old.

N.B. Hey, we know you know, but we still feel duty bound to remind you to NEVER leave children unattended around water. A baby. toddler or child can drown in just 5cm of water.

So, if you’re in the market for an inflatable pool this summer, check out these awesome backyard pools.

Intex Dinosaur Inflatable Play Centre $75.99

Slide down the volcano and splash into the pool to feed the hungry dinosaur with colourful balls! Attach a garden hose to keep kids cool with the included palm tree sprayer and waterfall for hours of splashing fun.

Bestway Unicorn Slide Play Pool $80.70

Under the sea! Let your kids and friends have a splashing great time with our Bestway Unicorn Slide Play Pool. Featuring a wonderful play area with a magical theme, the pool has a wide two-person slide and plenty of interactive play with a magic wand and a unicorn ring-and-ball toss game with the included inflatable star ring and six balls.

Attach the garden hose to the arch water sprayer and your kids will have an even more wet and wild time in this mini water park. Everything is made child-safe with the sturdy pre-tested vinyl, safety valves and cushioned floor at the foot of the slide for a safe landing. After all the splashing is over, the play pool can be easily emptied and deflated for safe storage until the next play time. Plus, a repair patch is included in case of accidental leaks so that your child can continue to enjoy aquatic fun for years to come.

Intex Jungle Adventure Play Centre $99.99

Transform your backyard into a mini water park with this jungle-themed inflatable pool. A 2-in-1 pool design featuring a water slide, inflatable arch, flamingo, ring toss game and more, it’s the ultimate way to keep the little ones entertained and cool this summer.

Happy Hop Jump & Splash Play Center $399

Bring the water park to your backyard with Happy Hop! The Jump & Splash Play Center is designed with a fun curved slide that can be used with or without water, a splash pool, water cannon, bouncy castle, climb wall and a basketball hoop – perfect to keep the kids entertained all summer long!

Intex Swim Centre Shootin’ Hoops Family Pool $69.99

Slam dunk and splash around in this inflatable pool, featuring a built-in basketball hoop! Kids will have hours of fun while playing basketball to instantly transform your backyard into a cooling off court.

Intex Candy Zone Play Centre $99.95

A fun-filled water playground to entertain the kids for hours on end, this inflatable pool features colourful candy designs that’s sure to make their summer sweet.

Bestway Turtle Totz Play Pool $29.99

Designed to get kids moving, grooving and out of the house, the Turtle Totz Play Pool is quality-tested and puts the focus back on fun! The turtle-shaped inflatable sunshade keeps the little ones cool as they splash about in their new marine environment. Meanwhile, a soft and inflatable floor provides added comfort as they explore their make-believe marine world. Splashing in the sun has never been more fun and safe than with the Turtle Totz Play Pool.

Intex Fishing Fun Inflatable Play Centre $79.99

Keep cool this summer with the Fishing Fun Play Centre from Intex! Complete with a slide, palm tree sprayer and landing mat for extra padding, simply plug in the garden hose and get set for hours of outdoor fun!

Happy Hop Crocodile Water Park $699

Bring the water park to your backyard with Happy Hop! The Crocodile Water Park is designed with a big slide, splash pool, sprayers and a climbing wall – plus it can be used wet or dry, keeping the kids entertained all year long!

Bestway Inflatable Kids Pool Canopy Play Pool Swimming Pool $42.70

Your children will be making a splash among their friends this summer with our Bestway Canopy Play Pool. This inflatable pool comes with a removable sunshade with easy-to-use fasteners to allow hours of play without the danger of getting sunburnt. There are colourful graphics of marine life on the pool wall so that your children can go on adventures with their undersea friends. Once the adventure is over, the play pool can be easily emptied and deflated for safe storage until the next play time. Plus, a repair patch is included in case of accidental leaks so that your children can continue to enjoy aquatic fun for years to come.

Bestway Triple Play Sports Board – Green/Blue/Multi $179

Get set for outdoor fun with the Triple Play Sports Board from Bestway! Including 3 fun sports activities to try, this amazing inflatable target board is crafted from puncture-resistant materials, with printed scores on each target to encourage fun competition, and a heavy-duty blower for inflation in less than 2 minutes – ideal for outdoor play in the backyard, park or on vacation.

Bestway Tug Boat Play Pool $59.99

Splash away kids! The Bestway Tug Boat Play Pool will provide children with hours of imaginative play. Easy to inflate and even easier to pack up with the easy-to-use drain valve, setting up this play pool for your little one is a breeze and yes, they’ll play until their palms are completely pruned!

Bestway Summer Smiles Inflatable Play Pool $19.99

Fun in the sun is always great, but when the mercury really starts rising this summer you’re gonna want a pool. Conveniently crafted for backyard use, this portable pool delivers cooling, refreshing, splishy splashy goodness (without the cost and maintenance of an inbuilt one). Featuring a smiley face sprinkler, summertime doesn’t get much better than the Summer Smiles Inflatable Play Pool.

Happy Hop Mega Racing Water Park $999

ring the water park to your backyard with Happy Hop! The Mega Racing Water Park is designed with triple water slides for the kids to race down on, a climbing wall for little adventurers and double water cannons – perfect to keep the kids entertained all summer long!

Intex Small Oval Aquarium Inflatable Swimming Pool $49.99

Keep cool this summer in this inflatable swimming pool from Intex. Compete with extra-wide transparent walls, a soft floor, and a fun Aquarium print, this neat inflatable pool even features a convenient drainage plug for easy pack-up – the ideal way to beat the heat!

Bestway Steel Pro Frame Above Ground Rectangular Swimming Pool 3,300L $141.50

Dreaming about having a pool? But the cost of having an in-ground pool isnt doing any favours to your bank account. Well, thank the stars that the Steel Pro Splash Frame Pool is the best alternative for you without drowning in debt.

This 102″ x 67″ x 24″ pool can hold a water capacity of over 3,000 litres. Suffice to say, thats a pretty big swimming pool in your backyard. All the better! we can hear you say. Better still, the pool is designed with heavy-duty PVC and polyester 3-ply side walls and reinforced with rope wraps around the bottom of the pool to keep the legs firmly in place. The connectors and frame of the pool are all made with rust-resistant elements to ensure that your pool stand tall and durable in all weather conditions. A couple of deck chairs, side tables and a nice canopy shade would certainly help to complete this wondrous sight.

Bestway 4.27m x 2.50m x 1.00m Power Steel™ Oval Pool Set with 530gal Cartridge Filter $599

Due to weight restriction in some areas, this item may not be able to be delivered to a residential address and will need to be collected from the couriers depot. Please click here for full product info.

Happy Hop Inflatable Water Slide Jumping Trampoline Castle Bouncer Toy Splash $598.45

Slide, splash and a whole lot more. This Inflatable Water Slide is one great water play centre. It comprises a 1.8m slide, splash pool and play tunnel, and a mesh-protected bouncing playpen. With so much to play with, your kids will definitely enjoy every single moment with it. Utilising strong quadruple machine stitching for extra durability that is resistant to puncture and tear, the water park is also UV-resistant for more fun in the sun. The bouncing area is also made of reinforced PVC. It inflates in under 2 minutes with the supplied blower that even keeps the slide inflated even if there are small pinholes in the slide. Better still, the slide has a built-in water jet sprays system for even more wet and wild fun. Ground stakes and pegs are also provided to ensure the slide stays firmly in place with all the robust play. Not least, a carry bag for easy storage and transportation and a bonus repair kit is also included.


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Jolene enjoys writing, sharing and connecting with other like-minded women online – it also gives her the perfect excuse to ignore Mount-Washmore until it threatens to bury her family in an avalanche of Skylander T-shirts and Frozen Pyjama pants. (No one ever knows where the matching top is!) Likes: Reading, cooking, sketching, dancing (preferably with a Sav Blanc in one hand), social media, and sitting down on a toilet seat that one of her children hasn’t dripped, splashed or sprayed on. Dislikes: Writing pretentious crap about herself in online bio’s and refereeing arguments amongst her offspring.

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