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Address: 33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6410
Phone Number:
+1 956-772-7873
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Fri 16:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Description:

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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Pretty dang fun :)

We live in New Braunfels, home of the huge and awesome Schlitterbahn. Snagged a cyber-Monday deal to upgrade our passes to all 4 Tx park passes so we came down to spend a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hays, North Carolina
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118 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids had fun it was only the indoor park..to cold for the outside part to be open..kids had fun ..playing in the water and riding th slides..good time over Christmas break

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

Mj D, Thanks for sharing part of your holidays with us and we appreciate the kind words. Yes, our year-round, indoor, climate-controlled waterpark can provide the perfect escape even on those days when Mother Nature surprises us with the rare cold front here on the Island. We hope you are able to visit again in the future and enjoy the... More 

NEW BRAUNFELS
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in New Braunfels, home of the huge and awesome Schlitterbahn. Snagged a cyber-Monday deal to upgrade our passes to all 4 Tx park passes so we came down to spend a few days before Christmas and try out their indoor park. First: this Bahn has actual alcohol! I didn't partake but have to say that's awesome as the... More 

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

alohalife, WOW, thanks for all the kudos and sharing some of the Island highlights as well. As the Island's largest and newest beachfront resort, we offer great accommodations and discounted indoor, climate-controlled waterpark admission during this time of year with multiple restaurants and bars on property. Since this is the slower time of year, rates are extremely affordable and provide... More 

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Was a treat for a Sunday football outing we enjoyed the great environment good service, beer and a free nacho bar

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

Lisa B, Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed our Football Sunday offerings at the Shrimp Haus (open year round). We offer a free nacho bar every NFL Sunday and hope you're around on New Year's Day when the last regular season weekend takes place with lots of playoff berths on the line and we offer not only... More 

United States
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I wrote a previous review about Schlitterbahn about a week ago but my pictures were not included. I told the wonderful story about the rescued burned prehistoric Loblolly pine forest and how it was milled to make this Schlitterbahn. Over 3 miles of rope from dozens of former ships was used to wrap structures. Many discarded sports structures were refurbished... More 

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

Si O, Thanks for the descriptive response on all we have done to provide a unique property that has been written about in nearly two dozen articles across the country. Being able to repurpose beautiful Loblolly Pines that were destined to be turned into mulch to accent our resort provides a one of a kind feel that is unlike any... More 

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117 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have never been to any other Schlitterbahn parks but this one was perfect for our family, my 9 and 10 year old loved the different attractions and we spent a great day there! We went on a Saturday IN September and they lines weren't too bad. Bring water shoes, sunscreen, towels, and your own food because the food was... More 

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

QueensNYmom, Thanks so much for experiencing our park and sharing the great tips! We hope to see you again soon and at our other parks as well! Thanks, Mike More 

Alvin, Texas
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191 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

South Padre is a beautiful place but everyone in the family can enjoy a visit to Schlitterbahn. Highly recommended.

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

Scott S, Thanks for the kind words and noticing our efforts to make sure we have family-friendly amenities sure to satisfy everyone in your group. See ya soon! Mike More 

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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The "indoor water park" is really just 1 water slide and a lazy river. There is a small area for very small children but nothing more than that. And it advertises to be a heated waterpark which is NOT true. If you are not staying at the hotel you are forced to park in a field and walk down a... More 

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

Jenbriecory, Thank you for taking the time to post regarding your visit. While I am disappointed that you did not more enjoy your stay, I hope you consider a return during our summer season when the outdoor park is also open, featuring an additional two dozen attractions, slides and chutes. For all of those that read these reviews, I must... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We come here year after year and it's always the same thing with the shortage of tubes. They don't really enforce the rule of keeping tubes in the water so you usually have to spend the first 30 min to an hour of each visit looking around for the tubes for smaller kids. I would think they would address this... More 

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

John S, Thanks for being a regular at the park and I appreciate the feedback. We have made great strides in guaranteeing an abundance of tubes this year, but occasionally we come up short in our efforts and for this I apologize and can assure you this is a top priority for nest summer's season. We were truly blessed to... More 

Midland, Texas, United States
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I took the kids and was very surprised at how small the park was. It was not crowded and we went on all of the "rides" in about 30 minutes. The park is nothing like the one in New Braunfels. Not recommended.

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Aubrey, Texas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

from 20 to 50 and we had a great time. Should have brought the BBQ fixings! the grills were there and I think folks come at opening and stay all day!

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

Lynda V, Thanks for sharing and our family friendly amenities, including free parking, free use of tubes, life vests and boogie boards plus the ability to bring in your own food and beverages (no glass or alcohol please) make us a perfect all-day outing! Our BBQ palapa areas are available for rental and provide covered seating, a great meeting place... More 

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