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Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

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Address: 2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6237
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It was cold when we went so only a few rides were open. Still had a blast! The water was cold but they had a jacuzzi area with the bar in it. Wave pool was very fun!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooke I
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was cold when we went so only a few rides were open. Still had a blast! The water was cold but they had a jacuzzi area with the bar in it. Wave pool was very fun!

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and we are happy to hear that everyone had a blast on the day of their visit, even with Mother Nature making things cooler in the water. The swim-up bar is fun for those that want to enjoy a beverage (alcohol and non-alcohol). Families always have a great experience at our... More 

Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you are wanting to stay away from the beach and enjoy a chlorine pool fun day this is the place for you! The park is small and we only stayed half the day. We ended up just going back to the beach so we wouldn't be so confined to small picnic tables. Your probably could do everything in 3... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and we appreciate your feedback about your visit to the park. Our location is convenient being close to the beach as guests can exit and enter the gates freely throughout the day, after they purchase a ticket. Depending on the time of year, we operate certain attractions during out indoor and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This wasn't exactly what we expected. We're used to indoor waterparks in the midwest, where everything is enclosed in one giant "room," towels are provided and it's not freezing cold! This indoor park has heaters along the walkways, but it's chilly. It was pouring rain the day we went and basically raining inside too because there is not a permanent... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. We are sad to hear that you did not enjoy your visit due to the cooler outdoor temperatures and apologize for any inconvenience. This is usually not the case during our heated indoor season. Our indoor waterpark is different from others and is consistently ranked as one of the... More 

Billings, Montana
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85 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was cold outside... The park had heaters going and places covered to protect from outside temperatures. Kids had fun.

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Thank MontanaRealtor4U
Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. We are happy to hear that the family had a fun trip despite Mother Nature getting into the mix of things. Our indoor waterpark is different from others and is consistently ranked as one of the best in the world. We introduced the convertible technology to the indoor waterpark... More 

TX
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83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We picked the coldest day to be here and still enjoyed it but the heaters could have worked a little better

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Thank David D
Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Howdy, Thank you so much for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. Glad to hear that the family had a enjoyed their visit despite Mother Nature getting into the mix of things. There are many positive attributes to the uniqueness of our indoor waterpark, however, it is also important to know that cooler than normal outdoor temperatures may possibly affect the... More 

Mequon, Wisconsin
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Only the mostly indoor part of the waterpark was open for the holiday season. There were two outdoor body slides open which were fun but it was too cool to enjoy them for long. There was also an outdoor surf the wave area but we did not try it. There were two indoor slides that you had to carry a... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and happy to hear that everyone had fun at our waterpark. We do have something for everyone in regards to our attractions for all to enjoy. The uniqueness of our attractions is our river system and definitely sets us apart compared to other river systems. The Torrent "Action River" system is... More 

Warren
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

i went there a couple of times., i love the lazy river, it has three parts to it. the only thing i have to say that once you been to the new braunfels one, its like a step down

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings, Thanks for coming out Schlitterbahn Galveston and for visiting our sister location in New Braunfels. We are happy to hear that you love our river system at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and is definitely a unique experience. We call it our Transportainment (transportation + sport + entertainment) river system allowing guests to float around interconnected sections of the park... More 

Galveston Island, Texas
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45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Family fun!! Bring a cooler or a sack of sandwiches and snacks to save some money (food is expensive and not very good). Buy one refillable drink cup and use that to get water to keep everybody hydrated. Admission isn't cheap, but there is something for everyone: wild slides, a couple of kiddie areas, a relaxing lazy river. Kids have... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Howdy, Thank you for the kind words of Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and we are happy to hear the family had a fun experience while visiting. Some things to keep in mind when comes to the cost of admission is we allow coolers into the park (no glass or alcohol) at no cost, as you mentioned. In addition, to the... More 

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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This place was packed yet lines were minimal. Food is expensive BUT they allow you to bring your own. Galveston has it figured out!! We had kids from 3 to 17 to 40 and we all had an absolute blast. Plus it's not quite big enough to really lose people.

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for visiting Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and happy to hear that everyone had a blast. Hope the family visit's the park again soon and have a great day! More 

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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We go a couple of times each summer. We love the variety of rides. It's not as big as the New Braunfels location, but a good way to kill a few hours in the summer. The admission price is getting a little ridiculous...sometimes more worth it to go after 3pm when the rate drops a little bit and stay until... More 

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Schlitterbahn W, Public Relations Manager at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for spending your day at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and we are happy to hear the family had a fun day. With over 33 attractions, we do have something for everyone to enjoy while playing at the waterpark. Though we are not as big as our sister park in New Braunfels, we do offer the same great... More 

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