Beach Park at Isla Blanca (formerly Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark) on South Padre Island was ranked the #1 kid-friendly attraction by Texas Family Magazine. Operating under a new name the park has retained the same owners and management since the beginning.
This 15-acre attraction on the Gulf Coast has 11 exciting attractions and 13 water slides in a natural, beachfront environment. Beach Park is proud of its family amenities that include free parking and free inner tubes. Plus, guests are welcome to bring a family picnic basket, excluding alcohol and glass containers, into the waterpark.
At the center of the waterpark is the five-story Sand Castle Cove water playground with six turrets connected by ramps, stairs, and net climbs. The waterpark also features the nation's largest continuous-wave bodyboarding ride called Surf Rider, a wave pool, five beaches, sand volleyball courts, plus a variety of ride experiences on the Transportainment river system, including four uphill water coasters.
Type of park:
Open weekends mid-April through mid-September, daily Memorial Day weekend to mid-August.
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
2023 Admission Rates
Beach Park at Isla Blanca Beach Waterpark is located on South Padre Island near Brownsville. To get there, take the Queen Isabella Causeway in Port Isabel to South Padre Island. After crossing, take a right turn onto Padre Boulevard. The waterpark is on the left, approximately a 1/2 mile south of the causeway.