Due to COVID-19 a number of attractions are closed, so you may want to delay your visit to Schlitterbahn until 2021. Wasserfest, Surfenburg, plus select attractions in Blastenhoff (Whitewater Closed) were open through July 19, 2020. As of July 23, 2020 only Wasserfest and select attractions in Blastenhoff remain open for the rest of the season.
The world's first convertible waterpark, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island is a year-round facility with both an indoor and outdoor waterpark. With a special roof, over 70,000 square-feet of the waterpark can be covered in the winter months allowing the park to remain open in otherwise inoperable weather.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island offers 35 experiences, including water slides, uphill water coasters, tubing rivers, children's water play areas, a wave pool, hot tubs and the Boogie Bahn bodyboarding ride. The waterpark is divided into three sections– Wasserfest, Blastenhoff, and Surfenberg. The park's "Transportainment" river system includes three separate tubing rivers that connect for one never-ending float,
Wasserfest is the park's convertible area that with heated pools and rides that operate year-round. Attractions include the Schlitterbahn's signature Torrent "Wave" River, a kid's play pool, hot tub with swim-up bar, and a collection of body slides and tube slides.
Surfenberg is surrounded by the Kristal River for tubing and attractions include the Dragon Blaster water coaster, and the Thunder Tub and Wolfpack family raft rides.
Blastenhoff is circled by the Whitewater River with an AquaVeyer that carries tubers back up the hill while seated in their tubes. Rides found in this area are the Screaming Serpents, two intertwined enclosed speed slides, the feared Cliffhanger freefall body slides and Massiv, the world's tallest water coaster!
LIke at all Schlitterbahn Waterparks parking and inner tubes are free, plus you're welcome to bring your own picnic lunch and non-alcoholic beverages into the park.
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Heated indoor waterpark season may be cancelled for 2020.
Reopened June 13, 2020. Open daily through July 19, 2020. Open Thursday through Sunday July 23 to August 9, then weekends through Labor Day, September 7, 2020.
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
2020 Admission Rates
Date specific tickets must be purchased advanced online and reservations are required.
From I-45 south towards Galveston, exit 61st Street and turn right. Right on Seawall Blvd, Right on 81st Street and Left on Lockheeed Street.