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Address: 33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6410
Phone Number: 956-772-7873
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Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description:

Surf manmade waves, move from ride to ride without ever leaving the water,...

Surf manmade waves, move from ride to ride without ever leaving the water, blast uphill and down on thrilling water coasters or float peacefully on passive rides at this tropical water park along the beaches of South Padre Island. Over two dozens attractions for all ages, park has both outdoor and indoor attractions. Indoor attractions are open year-round in an heated, covered environment. Waterpark also has a beachfront resort hotel, multiple restaurants, 100' tall zipline ride and underwater Sea Trek attraction (open seasonally). Outside food and beverages are allowed (no glass or alcohol), free parking, free use of inner tubes and free use of life vests. Private cabanas with table side wait staff are also available for rental.

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Could have been a 5

First off parking was really was really easy they have parking attendants assisting you on where to park so that was hassle-free. Entering the park they check your luggage bags... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
lesliec562
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Houston
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Brownsville, Texas
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

South padre island schlitterbahn is perfect for families with young children. We took our 7, 5 , and 2 year old. The older two had been before but it was the 2 yrs Olds first time. Park was perfect. Not too crowded and the rides were age appropriate. We didn't but you can always bring in your picnics and drinks,... More 

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Thank 1dadof3
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

1dadof3, Thanks for the very thorough review of the park and the benefits of a season pass purchase (if you buy a 2017 pass now you get the rest of 2016 through December 31 free!). The indoor section is a perfect opportunity to keep everyone entertained all day and you shared many valuable tips on how to maximize your time.... More 

Centerville Tx
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent about 6 hours roaming through this place. It is great for all ages, even seniors. Check the local papers at S Padre Island for special discount coupons. Everything was clean, good junk food although a bit pricey. Lots of people bring in their own eats.

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Thank hapump11
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

hapump11, Thanks for the 5 stars and pointing out the wide range of activities we have for all ages. We hope you are able to visit again soon, Mike More 

Houston
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off parking was really was really easy they have parking attendants assisting you on where to park so that was hassle-free. Entering the park they check your luggage bags which was pretty fast, and easy. They have many people assisting in putting on your wristbands. That whole process was a breeze, the hard part was finding a place to... More 

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Thank lesliec562
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

lesliec562, Thank you for sharing your experience and we appreciate the four stars and the honest feedback. I have shared your comments with our management staff to make sure that we are even more proactive in making sure an adequate amount of tubes are kept in the river areas and to reemphasize our customer service standards. We do ask Guests... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my daughter stayed for four days and the waterpark was so much fun! The beach access is super convenient too! The hotel on the other hand was a letdown. When we checked in, the front staff were nice until I started asking questions. This was my first trip and I just wanted to know the layout, which area... More 

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Thank jlynn1007
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

jlynn1007, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments and we are glad you enjoyed yourselves. I have shared your hotel comments with the hotel manager to ensure that we are making sure that we do a better job of providing the type of customer service you expect and we demand of our staff. We hope to see you... More 

Santo, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike most parks, the wait for each attraction wasn't too long. This was surprising having been there on a VERY busy weekend before school starts. It's part of their design that makes it pleasurable playing in cool water streams while waiting in line - that's smart! So, even though we were there all day, we didn't get sunburned. It's worth... More 

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Thank Randall S
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Randall S, Thanks for visiting and glad to see you enjoyed not only the ample shade we provide along our beachfront location but pointed out our innovative technology that allows our Guests to float from ride to ride without having to get out of their tube and climb stairs all day long. We hope to see you back again soon,... More 

Alvin, Texas
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was completely unimpressed with this schlitterbahn. We are avid Waterpark enthusiasts and this location was a let down! We were looking forward to the Seatrek, I called 4 days in advance to schedule a reservation and was told a reservation wasn't required. When we arrived and I went to buy tickets the cashier informed me that seatrek was no... More 

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Thank KWilson531
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

KWilson531, Thanks for visiting and appreciate the feedback which will be shared with our staff. I apologize that it was not more clearly stated that if you were interested in Sea Trek it is only open on weekends now that school has started. We actually provide nearly two dozen rides and attractions in both a indoor, climate-controlled environment (this portion... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pronto Insurance just had our company event there this weekend. We invited our employees with their families (over 2k people!). Everyone had a great time. Everything went smooth thanks to the awesome staff. Everything was perfect. The staff was on top of everything. Hot food was served, cold drinks were given, it was great! Thank you all for everything you... More 

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Thank Veronica C
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Veronica, Thanks so much for the kind words and we appreciate our partnership in ensuring that Pronto Insurance has an annual company outing that creates memories your associates and their families will hold onto for many years to come. We look forward to Pronto's arrival every year and are grateful for your continued support! We'll see you soon and throughout... More 

Robstown, Texas
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

South Padre has always been my favorite schlitterbahn, but last week we went and------ first they would not honor my Platinum Season Pass - unitl I pitched a major fit. Not fun. Then the place was dirty, crowded, not enough tubes, - the tubes we did find had this horrible handle that gauges into your back - I still have... More 

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Thank Tommi J
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Tommi J, I appreciate your comments and apologize for the trouble with your platinum pass. I have already shared and discussed this with our admissions staff and assure you this was addressed as our platinum pass holders are our most dedicated "Schlitter-fans" and we appreciate your visiting all the parks. As you mentioned, we have been your favorite park in... More 

Weslaco
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No other place at the island compares with the fun we had at Schlitterbahn, would recommend it to everybody.

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Thank Renoalfaro64
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

Renoalfaro64, Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed "the coolest, hottest times in Texas"! We try to make sure we have attractions for all ages and can help you and your family create memories you can hold on to for many years to come. We hope you are able to visit again soon, Mike More 

San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is older and some of the rides are out dated but we still had a good time. I would recommend at least going once.

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Thank kkeppler
Mike B, Manager at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, responded to this review

kkeppler, Thanks for visiting and we appreciate you making us part of your summer plans....in addition to our large outdoor park, the new indoor, year-round climate controlled park (attached to the hotel) has been very well-received by our Guests and we appreciate their continuing to make us the top entertainment value on South Padre Island. Thanks, Mike More 

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