About Adventure Island

Innovative attractions. World-class facilities. Relentlessly friendly staff. Adventure Island offers all the right ingredients for an unforgettable theme park experience, right on the edge of one of the UK’s best-loved coastal towns: Southend on Sea!

From buzzy arcades and irresistible rides to a wealth of eateries serving up all kinds of yummy treats, we’ve got everything you need for an incredible day out – and we’re just a stone’s throw away from all major public transport links in the town. Click for all the information you need to plan your perfect experience with us.
We may be one of the oldest and best-known amusement centres in Essex – but at Adventure Island, we’re constantly finding new ways to deliver brilliant value to our visitors. Learn more about our humble origins and the work that’s taken place over the years to turn our park into the thriving metropolis of fun it is today!

What makes our park so special?

Family run

The Millers have been managing the park for well over 40 years – but many other families that work within the park have been just as integral to its success.


Adventure Island boasts over 40 rides and attractions, all within easy reach of each other within our well-thought-out seven-acre site.

Amazing customer service

From the moment you walk through our doors, our team will do their best to make your stay as safe and enjoyable as they possibly can.

Enthusiastic staff

Our team are all thoroughly schooled in the exquisite art of entertainment – and they know how to keep the energy high!

Top rated

We’ve got a TripAdvisor rating of over 90%, and we’ve won multiple awards for our facilities and our contribution to the local community.

Always adding value

Whether we’re running a new promotion or supporting an upcoming charity project, we’re always finding ways to give back.

Short queueing times

We won’t leave you waiting! Even in high season, you shouldn’t have to wait more than 20 minutes for your favourite ride or attraction. 

Second-to-none health and safety

Keep you safe is serious business. We operate to stringent safety processes and make sure our staff are well versed in our strict hygiene policies, too.

Our work in the community

We love nothing more than raising funds for amazing local causes.

Our famous Fundraising Partnership

Generate cash for your favourite charity by selling our bands on for a profit.

Want to join our team?

Discover what it’s like to work at Adventure Island and view our latest vacancies.