Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is a 26-acre oasis of thrilling waterpark adventures. Located just outside Houston on historic Galveston Island, the park features more than 33 attractions following the tradition of ride innovation. The park also features the next generation of the award-winning Transportainment® river system that combines three unique rivers into one endless floating adventure.
Blastenhoff, Surfenburg and Wasserfest areas incorporate state-of-the-art water adventures including two racing uphill water coasters, a wave pool, water slides, kids' activity areas, whitewater rapids, heated pools, and the Boogie Bahn surf ride.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Indoor Waterpark, Voted Best Indoor Waterpark for Six Years Straight.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is not only an excellent and thrilling destination for summer fun; it also opens early for Spring Break and stays open late through December. How do we do it? Convertible technology! The Wasserfest area of Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, voted the World's Best Indoor Waterpark, transforms to create an indoor waterpark retreat for guests all-year-long.
The 70,000 square-foot indoor waterpark offers more than a dozen heated water adventures including four tube slides, three speed slides, three kids' activity areas containing a variety of children's water elements and pint-sized slides, a secluded beach, a heated pool, a man-made surfing wave, and the Torrent® tidal wave river.
Featuring The Soaring Eagle Zip Line!
Want a bird's eye view while soaring over the park!? For a small charge, waterpark guests can glide above the park, flying more than 100 feet in the air, on a two-person gondola for ¼ of a mile. It is the best way to take your waterpark experience to new heights!
Great Food Options!
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark proudly announces two new eateries. The Funnel Cake Factory will offer creative concoctions like red velvet and cookies n' cream funnel cakes for our sweet tooth swimmers. Guests looking for something more savory can get their fill at our new Texas Cheese Steak eatery serving up the classic favorite Texas-style by dressing it with jalapenos, grilled onions and spicy cheese sauce. The park will also be offering "Blizzard Beer", a refreshment for our adult guests that is always served up at a chilling 29 degrees.
Schlitterbahn's premium cabanas create a unique and relaxing experience. Guests enjoy a common meeting ground for their party and experience private seating, lounge chairs, catering, tableside service, dedicated lockers and hammocks.
Hours of Operation
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Wasserfest Indoor Section only is open weekends from March 1 through April 13, 2014 and is open during a special Spring Break Week celebration March 10-14. During the fall and winter of 2014, the indoor section stays open weekends and selected holidays from October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2015. The indoor park opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. Attraction availability may vary.
Summer Schedule: Schlitterbahn Galveston Island entire park is open weekends beginning April 18, 2014 and daily beginning May 15, 2014 to September 1, 2014. The park returns to weekend operation September 6, 2014 to October 12, 2014. Park opens at 10 a.m. and closing times vary from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attraction availability may vary.