Fun Things to Do: SoundWaves

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SoundWaves, the upscale indoor-outdoor water attraction at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, offers over four acres of entertainment, including 11 slides, a wave pool, FlowRider wave simulator, rapid and lazy rivers, activity pool, restaurant, adults-only pools and bar, private cabanas, and kids areas. Locals can get 25%-40% off overnight packages. Scroll down to see photos and learn more about this year-round attraction in Nashville.


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The Interior

The warm indoor area is kept at 84 degrees year-round, offering a feel of Nashville summer any day of the week. The unique roof even allows sun rays through, so don’t forget the sunscreen. From a laid-back river to a thrilling wave ride to a mega group raft, there’s a little something for everyone. Make sure to jump in the human dryer before heading back to your room.


Activity Pool

Lazy & Rapid Rivers

Kids Area

Adults-Only Pool & Bar



Human Dryer


The Exterior

The sprawling exterior portion of SoundWaves allows for the ultimate escape. Swim in the waves, relax by the adults-only pool, sip cocktails in a cabana, let the kids play in the kiddie area, or speed down the towering water slides.

Outdoor attractions will be open as follows in 2021: The weekend of May 21-23; daily May 28 through August 15; Friday through Sunday only August 27 through September 5; and open Labor Day, September 6.

Wave Pool

The wave pool is the focal point of the outdoor area. The waves turn on for five minutes, then turn off for five minutes.


Adults-Only Pool

Kids Area


Cabanas are available for an additional fee.

The Details

For a one-of-a-kind getaway in Nashville, SoundWaves should be on your radar.

  • Address: 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
  • Phone: (615) 889-1000
  • Official Website

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