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Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6237
+1 409-770-9283
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Great Park, Not As Good As Original

PROS: Close to home (Greater Houston Area) Inexpensive - you can get a season pass late in the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
JacklynT-77
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Houston, Texas
Fourth of July Fun

For a holiday weekend, I was really impressed. Yes, it was crowded but not nearly as bad as I... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Retta J
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“new braunfels” (87 reviews)
“lazy river” (179 reviews)
“water rides” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6237
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+1 409-770-9283
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"all ages"
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"life jackets"
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

PROS: Close to home (Greater Houston Area) Inexpensive - you can get a season pass late in the summer season for the current AND NEXT summer EXCELLENT for younger kids (most tube rides you can ride with your little one - even infant!) Lots of...More

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hello, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston and glad you enjoyed our great park. Our park is not the same size as our sister park in New Braunfels but we hope to grow in the future. We do offer over 33 attractions and have something...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

For a holiday weekend, I was really impressed. Yes, it was crowded but not nearly as bad as I expected. The process of getting in was fairly well organized especially as we purchased our tickets earlier. I highly recommend getting tickets beforehand like from your...More

Thank Retta J
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Greetings, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston and we are happy to hear that everyone had a fun time over the holiday weekend. Have a great summer and thank you for your comments.

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

I brought my 7-year-old granddaughter to this waterpark over the weekend. I paid a whopping $110 admission fee for the both of us!!!! I couldn't make my way around the entire park because I kept ending up in the same spot. The best part of...More

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hello, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston and we are happy to hear you enjoyed are river system attractions. There are a few things to keep in mind that are built in to save you money. Parking, use of inner tubes and life jackets are...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

The key to enjoying the waterpark is to get there early. They open at 10am and we were there at 9:30. We breezed through the line to get our entrance bracelets. We secured 4 pool chairs and a covered area for our food and beverages....More

2  Thank TXTravelDiva
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Howdy, We are glad to hear that everyone enjoyed themselves over the holiday weekend and thanks for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston. Planning does help make a trip easier while visiting the park. Thanks for your comments and have a great summer!

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Not worth the money but that's because I go to the original park in New Braunfels and that one is excellent!More

Thank Carolina E
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hello, Thanks for coming out Schlitterbahn Galveston and for visiting our sister location in New Braunfels. Though we are different, we offer the same amenities of the free parking, free tubes, and allow picnics into the park (no glass or alcohol) and share the same...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Went during the week and there wasn't much of a wait for anything. We enjoyed all the rides and look forward to going back again.

2  Thank John C
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Howdy, Thanks for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston and glad you enjoyed your visit during the week. We can't wait for your visit again and have a great summer. Thank you for your comments.

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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We rented a cabana for our oldest child's birthday & our visit was great. Every employee in the park was super helpful, going above & beyond to make sure that all of our children (2 toddlers & 2 teens) had a great experience. Shockingly, even...More

1  Thank MSAshley6
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hello, Thanks for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston and we are glad that everyone had a great day. Our cabanas are a real treat, from the service to the food we are always living the legacy. Have a great summer and we look forward to your visit!

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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

A great place to cool off when it's hot. The lazy river is awesome. Schlitterbahn has the most inventive water rides and is always a treat.

1  Thank Rick F
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Howdy, We are happy to hear you had an amazing time and look forward to having you visit again on our inventive attractions. Have a great summer!

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Reviewed 2 July 2015

The Schlitterbahn in Galveston is smaller than the original, but its still a lot of fun for all. The park is nice and clean, and well attended. The staff appeared to be well trained. The park is not like the New Braunfels park, so if...More

1  Thank Snorkeldoc
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Greetings, We are happy the family had a great time at Schlitterbahn Galveston and thanks for visiting. Our park is different from our sister park in New Braunfels but we still offer the same values and have over 33 attractions to choose from. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

wonderful family park!! We got a cabana and it was so nice and peaceful and the guy who took care of us was wonderful

1  Thank Melissa M
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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Howdy, We are glad to hear the family had a great experience at Schlitterbahn Galveston. The cabanas are a luxurious offer we have and we will be sure to relay the message of our wonderful staff. Have a great summer!

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Trav_L_ir
24 July 2017|
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Response from DavidJ99989 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any spaces that were air conditioned. I didn't specifically look for that, but it seems unlikely based on general observations. There are many many places that are covered and shaded, with roofs in open air... More
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James M
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Response from travelingnewt | Reviewed this property |
$10 for medium, I think $15 for large
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barbaralusk4
8 July 2017|
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Response from st3insc | Reviewed this property |
It is in the $50 to $60 range.
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