Guide to The Watering Hole in Jurassic Park


The Watering Hole Description

The Watering Hole is a walk-up food and beverage counter. There isn't much to eat here besides hot dogs, chips, and pretzels, but it is a good place to get a drink. The Watering Hole offers a nice selection of beer, bottled drinks, and frozen beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). You can also get wine by the glass.


The Watering Hole is located in Jurassic Park in Islands of Adventure. Look for it near the entrance to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade.

The Watering Hole Hours

Hours for The Watering Hole vary. It typically opens by 11:00 a.m. and closes about an hour before park close. 

The Watering Hole Menu


  • Nathan's Famous Foot Long Hot Dog With Chips: $11.49 (UD) 
  • Loaded Nachos with Cheese & Chili: $5.69 (UD)
  • Soft Pretzel: $3.99 (UD)
  • Chips: $2.99 (UD)

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

  • Fountain Soda: $3.29 (UD)
  • Monster Energy Drink: $5.00 (UD)
  • Minute Maid Orange Juice: $2.29 (UD)
  • Minute Maid Apple Juice: $2.29 (UD)
  • Nestle Pure Life Water: $2.99 (UD)

Frozen Beverages

  • Frozen Fanta Strawberry, Piña Colada, & Blue Raspberry: $3.99 (UD) 
  • Frozen (Alcoholic) Frozen Fanta Strawberry, Piña Colada, & Blue Raspberry: $8.99

Draft Beer

  • Bud Light: $7.99 
  • Bud Light in a Souvenir Cup: $10.49
  • Yuengling: $7.99 
  • Yuengling in a Souvenir Cup: $10.49
  • Sam Adams: $8.99 
  • Sam Adams in a Souvenir Cup: $11.99
  • Blue Moon: $8.99 
  • Blue Moon in a Souvenir Cup: $11.99
  • Strongbow: $8.99 
  • Strongbow in a Souvenir Cup: $11.99
  • Corona Light: $8.99 
  • Corona Light in a Souvenir Cup: $11.99

Bottled Beer

  • Miller Lite: $7.99
  • Coors Light: $7.99
  • Heineken: $7.99
  • Foster's: $9.49

Wine By The Glass

  • Chardonnay: $7.00
  • Merlot: $7.00

*Menu prices updated February 2018. You can use the Universal Dining Plan on any menu item that is marked with (UD).

Fun Fact About The Watering Hole

The Watering Hole is named after the watering hole in Sauropod Paddock in the Jurassic Park movie where sauropods and hadrosaurs mingle. This is the famous spot in the movie where they saw the first dinosaur (the Brachiosaurus).

Other Places To Eat In Jurassic Park

Other dining options in Jurassic Park include:

  • Thunder Falls Terrace: A quick service restaurant with better than average food. Features indoor and outdoor seating, including an outdoor patio near Jurassic Park River Adventure. 
  • The Burger Digs: A quick service restaurant in Jurassic Park Discover Center. Features a self-serve toppings bar with condiments and fresh vegetables.
  • Pizza Predattoria: A walk-up food counter with outdoor seating.