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 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 Schlitterbahn South Padres Island 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.
Type of park:
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.
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
2019 Summer Admission Rates
2018 Indoor Waterpark Rates
Discount admission offered after 3:00 pm. Prices do not include tax. Children under 3 are admitted free.
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.