Author: winterp

Blast Pass FAQ

Schlitterbahn is making rides a whole lot more fun. Thanks to the Blast Pass in New Braunfels. Available NOW! Guests who opt to pay the additional fee for a Blast Pass Wristband can have a blast while they wait! Instead of standing in line, guests can register for a ride time, then play in the park until it’s their turn. This is the first time Schlitterbahn is offering this kind of pass to guests. Here’s our FAQ: What is a Blast Pass? A Blast Pass is a ride reservation system that allows you to have a blast while you wait! Allows you to reserve a ride time and avoid standing in line. Basically, you rent one of our Blast Pass wristbands, then go to a kiosk to reserve a ride on one of nine rides in the park. Then the wristband will tell you when you can head over to the ride for your turn. You are still waiting, but you can go play in another area while the time ticks down. What does it look like? We are so glad you asked. Snazzy, right?   Do I HAVE to wait? Yes, but we do sell a SUPER Blast Pass for a little more that will cut your wait time in half.   Sounds amazing? Where do I buy it? We sell it in three locations: Main: in a booth under...

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Hurry Up Summer Videos

This year we launched our Hurry up summer video series and we want to know which one was your favorite!  Here are links to all the videos, please vote for your favorite here! Can’t decide? You can pick up to three favorites. Which of our Hurry Up Summer Polls is your Favorite? You can pick up to 3! LEGOland Baseball Harley Southwest Airlines Office - Edlemann Animal Shelter Brake Check Aquarium Backyard Pool Mexican Restaurant Doctor's Office Bakery Office - Schlitterbahn vote   Can’t remember which one you loved the best? Watch them...

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FAQ: American Heroes Week

Active members of the Military, Veterans, Police, 911 Dispatchers, Firefighters & EMTs will be welcomed at every Schlitterbahn waterpark for FREE.  Here are answers to some of our more frequent questions: When is my park celebrating American Heroes Week? Schlitterbahn Kansas City: August 8 – 20, 2017 Schlitterbahn Galveston: August 14 – 27, 2017 Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi: August 14 – 20, 2017 Schlitterbahn South Padre Island: August 21 – 25, 2017 Schlitterbahn New Braunfels: August 28 – September 1, 2017  Will the whole park be open? This is the time of year where we open a segment of our park during the week, but are full park on the weekends. Check our website scheduling spot for the date you have in mind. Is it just for members of the military? No!  DOD employees, police, 9-1-1 operators/police dispatchers, sheriffs, border patrol, firefighters, and EMTs are all included along with members of the military from every branch. What kind of ID do I need? For members of the military, please bring your Active Service Branch ID including: Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard. For first responders (sheriff, firefighters, etc.), if you don’t have an official ID, please bring in a paystub along with a photo id. My grandson is in the Navy. Can I get in for 50% off? We love our extended families, however, the 50% discount is for...

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MASSIV Update: Slide in Place

A water coaster needs four things to make it work: height, slide, plumbing, and electricity. We were excited to be on hand for the placement of the first two segments.

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Recent Tweets


“Great place to spend your Summer!”

I make it a point to invest in season passes for my entire family year after year. This place offers plenty of shade, bring your own food, (a must for that busy mom) and of course attraction for all ages. Every life guard is professionally trained and has hours of continuing education per year. I can not rave on their customer service enough, the entire staff from front entrance to gift shop employees are very professional and helpful. Blessed to live so close to one of the Worlds BEST (if not the best) waterparks.

- JulietM3331BW, TripAdvisor August 2016, New Braunfels, TX

Mar. 1, 2017


"Four night stay over Christmas-New Years. Great time and friendly staff. Hotel room nice and large...five of us had plenty of room. The torrent river rocks!!! Rode for a couple hours every day...exhausting and memorable! The two tube slides were good in the enclosed waterpark...only wish there were a couple more slides. Thanks for a great vacation!" --Shane S., Trip Advisor (regarding our South Padre Resort)

Jan. 8, 2016

“Lived here 33 years. Here’s the lowdown”

I've lived in New Braunfels for 33 years. Here is my take on Schlitterbahn. It's a fun place for families or singles. It is in two sections so if you get tired of one you can go to another via shuttle. Lots and lots of different rides ranging from just floating to wild ones. There are sections in both parks for young children with lounge chairs for moms and dads. This is my one big tip: go the first week in June or wait until late August. During the height of the season lines can be long and it's very hot here. Wear water shoes as you'll be doing the hot asphalt dance if you don't have any, bring sunblock, etc. They let coolers in so park somewhere where all family members can meet. It's been my experience that theft is minimal and for our family we have never had a problem. Hope this helps and have fun!

- Rebecca K., TripAdvisor August 2016, San Antonio, TX

Mar. 1, 2017