Category: Project Updates

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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MASSIV Update: Towers Rise

Walking around the site, you realize just how challenging it is to squeeze something so MASSIVE into such a tight spot, and how creative the ride designers had to be to make it happen.

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MASSIV Update: Footers

Before it’s time to put in steel towers for MASSIV, World’s Tallest Water Coaster, one must dig deep. Not within ourselves, because we did that a long time ago when we first started thinking about taking on this massive project. Dig deep into the ground! Dig deep into the ground! These footers for MASSIV’s to are five feet deep and about 15 feet by 15 feet. Of course, this area had vegetation, so  there are some palm trees in the way. Our landscapers will be in to move them. Then the digging will continue. And continue. And continue! Here’s a...

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Testimonials

Schlitterbahn Rocks

Every since visiting the original Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels, I've been a fan of these water parks and have returned often. In 2014, we bought a season pass to the park in Galveston and visited at least 10 times. My daughter loves it and constantly asks to go back ...
Overall, Schlitterbahn is worth the time and money. In my opinion, the park in Galveston is just as good as the one in New Braunfels. So go and stay all day! Have fun! --Joseph, Trip Advisor for Galveston location

Jan. 5, 2016

“Worth the off season price!”

I stayed in the luxury tree house during off season. It is nestled amongst the tremendous water park which is currently closed. The tree house itself was immaculate on the inside. The beds are amazing and the furniture has the tree house look. You actually check in at a location off site which went very smooth. ...Off season this place is QUIET!!! Great sleeping. There is a river running along your tree house. I would imagine in season the noise level would be another story but then again your staying inside a water park. I can't imagine this not being heaven for any kid in the middle of summer. --Bookiepoo, TripAdvisor

Dec. 31, 2015

“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