Water Trampoline Buyer's Guide

Water Trampolines (Best)

  • Water Trampolines utilize springs.
  • Sizes typically range from 14'-25' in diamenter.
  • Inflation time is usually 20 - 30 minutes and an additional 30 minutes to install.
  • Depending on water conditions, Water Trampolines can be left in the water for extended periods of time.
  • Water Trampolines tend to be the highest priced, ranging from $1,900 to $6,000.
  • Water Trampolines are made with commercial grade PVC, and carry a limited lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • The average life expectancy is 8-15 years.
  • Jump Quality - Water Trampolines have the highest jump quality out of all 3 categories due to the use of real springs.
  • The Jump Surface is attached with a system of bars & springs like a traditional trampoline. Rave trampolines however are 100% frameless.
  • Attachments - Water Trampolines can be purchased as Water Parks which include a combination of different attachments such as a Slides, Logs and/or Blast Bags

Water Bouncers (Better)

  • Water Bouncers do not utilize springs.
  • Sizes typically range from 10'-16' in diamenter.
  • Inflation time is usually 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Depending on water conditions, Water Bouncers can be left in the water for extended periods of time.
  • Water Bouncers are priced mid-range from $500 to $1,300.
  • Water Bouncers are made with commercial grade PVC, and carry an extended warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • The average life expectancy is 5-10 years.
  • Jump Quality - Water Bouncers will have better jump quality that the Vinyl MIni Bouncers due to the rigidness of the PVC material, however less jump quality than the Water Trampolines.
  • The Jump Surface is either welded to the outer PVC tube, or attached with bungee/rope.
  • Attachments - Water Bouncers can be purchased as Water Parks which include a combination of different attachments such as a Slides, Logs and/or Blast Bags.

Vinyl Mini Bouncers (Good)

  • Vinyl Mini Bouncers do not utilize springs.
  • Sizes typically range from 9'-12' in diamenter.
  • Inflation time is usually 15 minutes or less.
  • Vinyl Mini Bouncers should not be left in the water for extended periods of time.
  • Vinyl Mini Bouncers are entry level water bouncers.
  • Vinyl Mini Bouncers are the least expensive, ranging from $175 to $500.
  • Vinyl Mini Bouncers are made out of the same vinyl material as standard towables.
  • The average life expectancy is 1-3 years.
  • Jump Quality - Vinyl Mini Bouncers have the lowest jump quality out of all 3 categories.
  • The Jump Surface is attached directly to the vinyl tube with bungee/rope.
  • Attachments - Some Vinyl Mini Bouncers are available with Slides

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