Updated March 25, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Water Balloon Launchers

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in January of 2017. Is a summer day of fun in the sun ever truly complete without someone getting soaked? If you plan on busting out the weaponry, you may as well do it in style. Let's be honest, we’re all kids at heart, and the water balloon launchers listed here provide endless hours of entertainment for the whole family during the dog days of the season. Just make sure to always use them under adult supervision. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best water balloon launcher on Amazon.

10. Water Waves Sling

9. Yes4All Super Boom

8. Kaos Catapult

7. The Patriot Slingshot

6. CX Blaster

5. Hydro Sling Assault

4. TiMi Tree Beast

3. Bam Extreme Slingshot

2. Quarter Mile Cannon

1. Vivorr Captain Splash

Editor's Notes

March 23, 2019:

We would be lying if we didn't admit that the majority of water balloon launchers didn't appear to be very similar. In fact, they are almost identical, so when it came to rating them there were really mainly two factors that played a major role — durability and distance. When it comes to distance, there are three standout options: the Vivorr Captain Splash, the Quarter Mile Cannon, and Bam Extreme Slingshot. The first is known to have very resilient bands, and the last has also earned top marks for having a very durable pouch. Parents will appreciate that the Hydro Sling Assault and Yes4All Super Boom come with storage cases, so hopefully the slingshots and balloons won't be left lying all around the house. While the pouch on the Water Waves Sling has been reported by some users to rip over time, it does have a lifetime warranty, so if that ever happens you can just contact the company for a replacement. Whichever option you decide to go with, never let kids use them without adult supervision, as things can get out of hand pretty quickly.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on March 25, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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