Summer in Australia is just around the corner, which means 40-degree days and lots of festivities to be a part of. Spending time with friends and family over this holiday period goes hand in hand with cooling off with some type of water whether that be at the beach, the pool in the backyard, lakes…or water gun fights! If you’re looking for a fun Christmas Day activity with the family or a great secret Santa gift, we’ve got 10 water guns for you to check out!
1. Our Pick
- Water balloons are self sealing eliminating the tedious nature of tying all the balloons individually
- The Zuru Slingshot has incredible range, hauling balloons a whopping 30 metres
- This water weapon is unique and is sure to impress
- There is an ongoing cost of having to buy more water balloons after the initial 100 run out
- Enormous 2L tank!
- Super long range of 10m
- Expensive price tag, coming in at nearly $50
- Lacks mobility due to form factor and weight when the tank is full
- High capacity at 1.18L
- Incredibly high range at 32 feet (9.75m)
- Stealthy look - water gun in disguise
- Hard to acquire in Australia as only sold in the USA
Our Final Opinion
- Best Value – The Team Magnus INCOG Water Gun is the best pick for all round use, with the large 1.18L capacity and a 9.75m range all for the price of approx. $29 AUD there isn’t much else that can top it!
- Premium Pick – The Nerf Super Soaker Hydra has all the bells and whistles with a huge 2L tank and a range that surpasses the competition by a long shot – you’re not losing any water fights with this one.
- Our Pick – The Bunch O Balloons Zuru Slingshot is a unique water weapon with some insane stats. The Zuru slingshot can haul water balloons a whopping 30m making it our pick.
Warranties are subject to the retailer and each individual manufacturer, check with the retailer for warranty information on the specific product in question
Not all the products in this guide are sold in Australia but rather imported from the US and available for purchase by Australian customers. Most products are available for purchase in Australia, see each product guide.
All products in this guide are referred to in Australian Dollars (AUD) unless stated otherwise, eg. United States Dollars (USD).
The design of each product has different elements that are likely to deteriorate with time. The SNAEN Water Blaster has a thin rubber hose which is a weak design feature and is likely to break. In general, the opening of a water gun is likely to be the first part to deteriorate because of its nature of being opened and closed frequently. Each water gun is different and depends on the amount of usage, similar to any product a well looked after item is likely to last.