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Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, South Padre Island

(3.5/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
A water lover's paradise, Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark offers a variety of indoor and outdoor rides and activities suitable for all ages. The water park's indoor water slides and pools stay open all year long, providing visitors with a chance to get wet in an enclosed and comfortably heated environment regardless of weather conditions. Among the attractions geared at families with small children, the most popular is a five-story sand castle with three levels of water slides and shallow wading pools. The water park also features an underwater diving experience designed to provide a look at the diverse marine wildlife of the Gulf of Mexico. Save money and time by purchasing your tickets online. Make Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark a part of your South Padre Island vacation plans using our South Padre Island trip builder.
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  • It was very fun. The day was perfect and very few people around that time of year. We had a very good time, everybody were very nice.  more »
  • I had shrimp scampi, the shrimp were great but the pasta was very bland. Place looks a little run down. Good margaritas, waiter was very good.  more »
  • We were there only I and my husband and not knowing we stayed at the Hotel that provides access to the water park. It was a very good experience. After the holidays we made a point to go back with the kids. Guaranteed fun.
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  • We took our 5 and 6 year grandkids. We had the most amazing fun. The park lends itself to getting in on the fun with the kids. Also the close proximity of everything made it feisable for us the adults and the children to get around. Park is very well planned in design and safety for kids. It is clean, and beautifully landscaped. I also like the fact we can bring in ice chests with food and drinks. The employees also treat you with the utmost respect. We had a great time, well worth the money, next year I'm getting season passes! Thank you Schlitterbahn!
  • I really like this park. It's very clean and a lot of fun. The food is over priced, but you are allowed to bring in your own food and drinks. There are even some BBQ pits in certain places around the park. Most of the water slides are accessible from the lazy river, and the children's play area is really fun. If you need to get out of the sun for a bit, there is an indoor section with its own lazy river and a couple of water slides.
  • Great water park for a summer weekend getaway. We have been visiting Schlitterbahn SPI for a number of years now. The park itself is becoming a little dated in new ride selection, but the best part for me is the continuous river. You can float on the river for hours at a time, simply awesome!
  • It was OK but was way over praised and the ticket prices where to high. For example I could go to Holiday Word and for half the price get a water park with roughly the same amount of slides and also a theme park on top that. While at Schlitterbahn it costs 50 buck for 10 rides and a kids section. So overall the rides they did have are good but not to good for the money
  • The price was very high for such little there was to offer. Two of the rides were shut down, and those that were running kept getting stopped due to people getting stuck. Also, this isn't a place that's real friendly for overweight people as the rides are not enjoyable for those overweight. Also, there really was no weight limit signs posted about rides except for the children's body slides. A plus is that you can bring in your own cooler (without glass). The bathrooms at the main entrance were also not in good condition. Overall it was a good getaway from the beach, but I wasn't greatly impressed with the experience.