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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

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, a unique mix of attractions, a 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, a 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:

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Rated: 3.2 out of 5 (79 votes)

Type of park:
Outdoor Waterpark

Park size:
65 acres

Opening year:

Operating season:
Open weekends and holidays from early April through Labor Day, daily Memorial Day weekend to mid-September

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

Admission prices:
2023 Admission Rates

  • Adult Any-Day: $82.00
  • Child Any-Day (ages 3–11): $72.00
  • Senior Any-Day (age 55+): $72.00
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
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
Riders begin the first descent on the Master Blaster water coaster at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels.
Photo by Eric Gieszl. © 2008