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Planning your trip depends a little on who you are. Visit this post to get links to posts that will help you make the most of your trip to Schlitterbahn!

40th Anniversary

We are turning 40! Come join us for the celebration – giveaways, concerts, and special events. There’s even a family reunion!

Ride Information

We have lots and lots of rides – and plenty to say about them. Click here to get the low down on several rides in every park along with videos, fun images, and some historical photos too!

Sustainability

Building in a sustainable way means looking for unique ways to use materials that others are tossing to landfills. In this series we talk about various elements in the parks and where they came from.

Resort Time

Nothing makes a Schlitterbahn Vacation more complete than staying on property – because EVERYONE wants to wake up next to a waterpark! We have a ton of information on room types, great photos, and checklists.

Tips and Tricks

Check out our numerous blogs to help you plan your trip. Or click on the main planning blog to get you started!

Welcome to Beach Park

There’s no question that Texans love the beach in South Padre and we absolutely adore our island waterpark. That’s why we are excited to announce Schlitterbahn Waterpark in South Padre is beginning to transition to a new name and logo: Beach Park at Isla Blanca. Fans...

Life of a Schlitterbahn Intern

Life of a Schlitterbahn Intern

There are a number of interns floating around the Schlitterbahn corporate office during the summer, including me! Hi, my name is Nichole and I am the communications intern for the 2019 season. If you are an avid schlitterblog fan, you might have read a few...

School of Rock takes over the Bahn

School of Rock takes over the Bahn

Every Saturday of the 2019 Rock the Bahn festival, the kids of the New Braunfels School of Rock opened for every headlining act. This talented bunch played a heavy playlist full of classic rock hits from iconic bands like The Rolling Stones, Rage Against...

Project Updates

We’ve got a new ride coming. Check here for updates on Infinity Racers!

To Infinity Racers and Beyond!

To Infinity Racers and Beyond!

Schlitterbahn Galveston opened the brand new multi-million-dollar ride, Infinity Racers! This out-of-this-world attraction is eight stories tall and as long as three space stations. You jump on a mat and race head-first down the space-themed water slide. The...

Infinity Racers Construction Update: Bahn-E79

Infinity Racers Construction Update: Bahn-E79

With all the great construction work underway on Infinity Racers (#InfinityStartsHere), we decided we needed a little more help. Working with our IT team, we now have a specially designed Rover, Bahn-E79. See Bahn-E79’s origin story here: [video width="1920"...

Infinity Racers Construction Update: Foundations for Steel

Infinity Racers Construction Update: Foundations for Steel

These photos of the huge holes filled with carefully tied rebar just came in from our GM in Galveston! These are for the foundations - foundations for the enormous steel structures that will hold the fiberglass of Infinity Racers (#InfinityStartsHere). These are no...

Resort Tips

Staying in the best waterpark resort EVER? We have lots of information on room types, what to bring at check in, photos, and more. Select a post below or head over to our main Resort Tips page.

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Resort Tour: The Liberty Haus

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Resort Tour: The Liberty Haus

Hi there! Welcome to the Liberty Haus.  At the Resort at Schlitterbahn we offer a wide variety of vacation home options for guests looking to make the most of their trip to our area, whether it’s for a summer waterpark visit or a hill country getaway. If you have a...

Our Top Six Resort Season Activities in South Padre

Our Top Six Resort Season Activities in South Padre

South Padre Island is, in our mind, the crown jewel of Texas beaches, and our beachfront resort remains a great destination long after summer is over. The weather cools down, the crowds recede, but the sunrises remain phenomenal and the sound of the waves lapping the...

GI-July 14, 2015-TV-Cabanas-2787Whether it’s a cooler or a bag, you’ll need to know what to pack. Click here for tips for your cooler and here for a checklist for your day at the waterpark!

IMG_1871Need a recipe for your ice chest? Or do you want to know how you can skip the ice chest and chow down at the park?

1980312_10152800720684358_4149233121034670727_oSeven Saturdays in July and August are our busiest in our flagship park. But sometimes that’s the only time you can come. Here are a few ideas on making your visit to our New Braunfels park on that busy day a little easier.

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Testimonials

“We Loved Schlitterbahn!”

There is something for everyone at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels! Young and old. Our favorite ride was The Falls. This is one massive lazy river with several different features. You can circle the whole east side (new side) of the park and never have to get out of your tube. There are rapids and slow parts. This was great for our family consisting of two adults, a 10 year old and a 2 year old. We all could ride together and there was some thrill and some laziness. There are lots of big water roller coasters too for the thrill seekers.

There are lots of different areas for small children. My 10 y/o and I would go on the big rides and my husband would hang with the 2 y/o and we would switch. I recommend planning 2 days minimum to experience it all. We did the East side the first day and the West side the second day. There is a free tram that will take you back and forth from park to park. The west side is spring fed water and it's extremely cold, even in the heat of the summer.

We stayed off site and when we go back we will book a room at the resort for convenience sake. It's not that much more expensive for an "economy" room and admission is included in the price. Also, you get access to the park an hour earlier this way. This can help you stake out your spot of loungers and get in line for the rides with the big crowd draw.

They allow you to bring your own cooler of food and water. This is a great way to save on meals and snacks. We just left it at our chairs and no one ever bothered it.

We will definitely be back!

- GlitterButton, TripAdvisor June 2016, Moore, OK

March 1, 2017

“How is this not on EVERY top 10 list?”

One of the main reasons we chose Texas for our summer vacation is because Schlitterbahn was on many (not all) Top 10 waterparks in America list. It is by far the best waterpark I have ever been to. Especially the [West] side where the rides were integrated into the landscape and some use the water from the adjacent [Comal] River and even terminate in the river. It has 3 of the best tube rides I have ever been on and one of them goes through the whole park and takes 30-45 minutes. The [East] side is also good but it is more of the conventional type water park with the slides except it has 3 REALLY good lazy river/rapid type rides.

- jtben, Tripadvisor, visited August 2017, New Braunfels, TX

September 8, 2017

So much fun!

We took our daughter. We had a blast, we stayed off site, but will definitely stay on site next time to get the biggest bang for our buck.

melissam6119ER Trip Advisor October 15, 2018