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Schlitterbahn Beach

South Padre Island, Texas

Schlitterbahn Beach

Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on South Padre Island was ranked the #1 kid-friendly attraction by Texas Family Magazine.

This 15-acre attraction on the Gulf Coast has 11 exciting attractions and 13 water slides in a natural, beachfront environment. Schlitterbahn Beach 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 Schlitterbahn Beach is the five-story Sand Castle water playground with six turrets connected by ramps, stairs and net climbs. The park also features the nation's largest body boarding ride called Boogie Bahn2, a wave pool, five beaches, sand volleyball courts, plus a variety of ride experiences on the Transportainment river system.

Where To Find This Waterpark

33261 State Park Road 100
South Padre Island, TX 78597

(956) 772-7873

Official Website:

Water Park Facts

Park type:
Outdoor Waterpark

Park size:
15 acres

Opening year:

Operating season:
Heated indoor waterpark open weekends and holiday periods from February through December.

Full waterpark open weekends April to mid-September, daily mid-May to mid-August.

Admission prices:
2017-2018 Admission Rates

  • General Admission*: $51.99
  • Child* (ages 3–11): $39.99
  • Senior* (age 55+): $39.99
* Admission rates are $7.00 higher on Saturdays from May 28 to September 3 and Sundays, July 3 and September 4.

Indoor Waterpark Only Rates

  • General Admission: $28.99
  • Child (ages 3–11): $24.99
  • Senior (age 55+): $24.99

Discount admission offered after 3:00 pm. Prices do not include tax. Children under 3 are admitted free.

Location & Directions

Schlitterbahn Beach is nestled between the dunes and wetlands on South Padre Island, near the southernmost point of Texas. The site is .6 miles south of the 2.5-mile-long Queen Isabella Causeway that connects South Padre Island to the mainland of Texas. The waterpark is located on the northern portion of the Isla Blanca Park. It is accessible from Padre Boulevard and via footbridge from the beach. Parking is free.

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