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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

Due to COVID-19 many of the attractions that make Schlitterbahn unique and special are closed. The few exceptions are Master Blaster, Torrent River, and Dragon Blaster. It would be advisable to delay your visit until 2021.

Voted "America's Number One Waterpark" by the Travel Channel, Schlitterbahn New Brunfels is the original and largest of the three Texas Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resorts. What sets Schlitterbahn apart from other waterparks is the natural riverfront setting, unique mix of attractions, family friendly atmosphere and resort rooms on the park grounds.

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels is 65 acres with more than 40 water rides and family attractions in six named areas. The large collection of rides includes three uphill water coasters, nine tube chutes, 17 water slides, family wave pool, five swimming pools, five hot tubs, seven children's water playgrounds, plus water and sand volleyball courts.

Schlitterbahn is split into two parts – East and West – separated by three city blocks, but with free tram service provided between them.

The 25-acre East added in 1991, includes the Surfenburg section with the Boogie Bahn body boarding ride and the world's first uphill water coasters. In 1996, the 4-acre Blastenhoff section opened next to Surfenburg with cutting-edge rides like the Torrent River and the Master Blaster uphill water coaster.

More About Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

305 W Austin
New Braunfels, TX 78130

(830) 625-2351

Park website:
www.schlitterbahn.com/new-braunfels

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Rated: 3.1 out of 5 (200 votes)

Type of park:
Outdoor Waterpark

Park size:
65 acres

Opening year:
1979

Operating season:
Reopened June 13, 2020. Open daily through August 9, then Thursday to Sunday through August 23, and weekends only through Labor Day, September 7, 2020.

Blastenhoff only June 13 - June 16. Surfenburg open June 17 - August 9, 2020. Tubenbach and the Original Park closed for the 2020 season. Blastenhoff operated March 7- March 13 for spring break.

Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.

Admission prices:
2020 Admission Rates

Date specific tickets must be purchased advanced online and reservations are required.

Posted rate are for Blastenhoff & Surfenburg Only

  • General Admission Weekends: $42.99
  • General Admission Weekdays: $39.99
Prices do not include tax. Children under 3 are admitted free.

Directions & Location

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort is located in New Braunfels between San Antonio and Austin off IH-35. Parking is free.

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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn New BraunfelsNew Braunfels, TX
Photo by Eric Gieszl. Copyright © 2008 Ultimate Rollercoaster, LLC.
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Master Blaster water coaster in the Blastenhoff part of Schlitterbahn New Braunfels.
Photo by Eric Gieszl. © 2008 UltimateWaterpark.com.
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Riders begin the first descent on the Master Blaster water coaster at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels.
Photo by Eric Gieszl. © 2008 UltimateWaterpark.com.