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Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

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Address: 2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6237
Phone Number: +1 409-770-9283
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Fun way to spend the day

We go a couple of times each summer. We love the variety of rides. It's not as big as the New Braunfels location, but a good way to kill a few hours in the summer. The admission... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed yet lines were minimal. Food is expensive BUT they allow you to bring your own. Galveston has it figured out!! We had kids from 3 to 17 to 40 and we all had an absolute blast. Plus it's not quite big enough to really lose people.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go a couple of times each summer. We love the variety of rides. It's not as big as the New Braunfels location, but a good way to kill a few hours in the summer. The admission price is getting a little ridiculous...sometimes more worth it to go after 3pm when the rate drops a little bit and stay until... More 

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Thank Christine G
Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Galveston location right before fatal accident in KC. After that I will never go back to a Schlitterbahn of any kind. In Galveston there did not seem to be enough crowd control or supervision of the lazy river. Too many toddlers without life jackets.

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Thank Lauren C
Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Never been to a Waterpark and this was my first experience. I really had fun and felt every slide was pretty safe. I would recommend bringing your own beverages and snacks since they do allow coolers but no glass containers. Get there early to get good seating and enjoy the attractions. Be careful with the little ones since there are... More 

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Minnetonka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Right off the bat, my trip was skewed by the fact that there were virtually no lines the entire time I was there. So, I am trying to temper my review because I do not want to overstate things; the lack of a line is a big deal to me. I also hope I haven't understated things in my attempt... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings, Thanks so much for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our nice waterpark. Our guests always enjoy our river system that we offer at all of our Schlitterbahn Waterparks. All Schlitterbahn parks feature the award-winning Transportainment (transporation + sport + entertainment) river system allowing guests to float around interconnected sections of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here three times, and it gets better and better. I did a few sides the first time i went and has a blast. We went for our third time july 2016, and my two year old loved it. The staff is super nice, the food is great, and the gift shop is awsome. Kinda pricey bit awesome! Totally... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went 2 weekends ago on a Sunday and it was great! Hardly anyone there (as school had already started) and no lines. A couple of the rides were not open and the hot tubs were not hot but the 3, 4 and 6 year olds had a blast! The not-so-lazy river here is so fun! And the big, tall,... More 

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Thank Staci T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I spent three hours on a single slide, four in the wave pool and three in the lazy river! it was great.

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Thank Andrew T
Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Schlitterbahn is great to go the last weekend its open in January, it not crowded, so you can ride everything multiple times, half of the park is indoors, the only problem is sometimes its cold, last year was perfect, plus now they have one of the best, newest water rides out there MASSIV is the World's Tallest Water Coaster.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with a toddler and young child. Bring your own food and drinks in a cooler to save money. Lockers are available for rent, and alcohol is available on site for adults.

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