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Address: 33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6410
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+1 956-772-7873
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Fri 16:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
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Surf manmade waves, move from ride to ride without ever leaving the water,...

Surf manmade waves, move from ride to ride without ever leaving the water, blast uphill and down on thrilling water coasters or float peacefully on passive rides at this tropical water park along the beaches of South Padre Island. Over two dozens attractions for all ages, park has both outdoor and indoor attractions. Indoor attractions are open year-round in an heated, covered environment. Waterpark also has a beachfront resort hotel, multiple restaurants, 100' tall zipline ride and underwater Sea Trek attraction (open seasonally). Outside food and beverages are allowed (no glass or alcohol), free parking, free use of inner tubes and free use of life vests. Private cabanas with table side wait staff are also available for rental.

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This water park is good, not bad for being on the island, a bit small in my opinion and the entire park was not opened. New B. outside north of San Antonio is bigger, more water... read more

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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This water park is good, not bad for being on the island, a bit small in my opinion and the entire park was not opened. New B. outside north of San Antonio is bigger, more water rides and bigger pools etc.

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for just a couple of days and stayed at the Schlitterbahn resort which gave park access for check in day and check out day (great deal)! We went with my five year old niece who enjoyed the tube rides and the children's sandcastle play place. Food was good too! Great family fun!

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South Padre Island, Texas
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Island Resident - stopped by last weekend for some fried shrimp. Served warm and soggy, same as the onion rings. Usually excellent - this trip, not so good. Wish they served fried shrimp and salad bar (which is very good). Will try again, but a little cautious.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly I wish it was my backyard🤣 I really enjoy coming here every year with my family and enjoying the days at South Padre. This Schlitterbahn is definitely my favorite! This big bucket is a total blast as well as the rest of the waterpark. Family friendly and great for a weekend getaway!

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Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again this summer! Many people who have visited several (or all) of the Schlitterbahn locations prefer South Padre Island due to its beachfront location, ease in getting around the park and mix of attractions for young, old and everything in between. Thanks again for the kind words, Mike More 

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44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After driving 6 hours for a short vacation at this water park, we artive to find out the ENTIRE water park is closed M-F until later in the month. 2 small pools are open as a consulation. Its a ghost town, music is playing at the pool bar but no one is there to serve you. The resort food shacks... More 

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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean park, very polite and helpful staff. Water features were good, though lines for rides were long. (Rides kept getting stopped for some reason.) Our meals from fast food stands were very poor. The quality and speed of service left a lot to be desired. They encourage you to bring a picnic, it would be worth it.

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Thank DJ R
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

DJ R, Thanks for the kind words and making us part of your summer activities! As the only major facility to allow in outside food and beverages (no glass or alcohol please) plus providing free parking, we ensure that you can have safe, fun and affordable day with your family and friends. We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I've visited Schlitterbahn in Galveston several times and I've always been impressed. The park in South Padre Island was very disappointing. We visited on Good Friday and the park was not ready to be open. Most rides were closed or not functioning. The Tempest and Gale Force broke down intermittently throughout the day. Additionally, many guests hoarded tubes and those... More 

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Thank AmyinLV
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great park clean personnel in every attraction and very good service for all ages we visited with a 3 year old and a baby and they and us had a great time

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Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you Nay G for visiting and we look forward to seeing you again this season! Mike More 

Harlingen, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Perfect for young and old alike. There is something for everyone! My husband and I had a blast and my kids couldnt stop talking abt it for months! We will definitely be back!

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Thank Luna G
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Would be more fun in the summer I'm sure. Most restaurants weren't open. Needed repairs and updates. Friendly and accommodating staff. Food at seaside grill was great!!

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Thank James G
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

James G, Thanks for visiting and while the indoor, climate-controlled waterpark does have plenty to do, it sounds like you would have a blast during our full-season which begins April 14th and our large outdoor waterpark is open as well. Our Seaside Grill and Shrimp Haus restaurants are both open year-round (as well as our Loblolly Grill) and during waterpark... More 

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