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Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

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Pricey but affordable!!

Everything costs but if you get there early enough you will get your money worth! We took my baby... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shaneekamouton
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Houston, Texas
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Well organised water park

It would have been a great day except we found out most f the park was closed due to the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
funholiday70
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Melbourne
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2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6237
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything costs but if you get there early enough you will get your money worth! We took my baby sister there for her 8th birthday and she had a blast! There are many sections that are tailored to wanted & different experiences. Adults and children...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Not my cup of tea, way too many tourists, way too crowded, way too expensive. But IF you like one of the most famous waterparks to go to and spend the day (and a lot of money), be crowded by tons of happy tourists also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We have a great time! There were a lot of people there but the lines were ot too bad and the food was also very good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DKV1952
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is a really nice waterpark to spend a day at. We went with a large group and ended up renting several cabanas so we could all have a place to stage from. Everyone had a great experience. There is a wide range of rides...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

It would have been a great day except we found out most f the park was closed due to the transitioning period from Summer to fall season. However, those sections that were open offered the activities expected of a world-class water park. Would come back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

We visited the park on Labor Day weekend and were very disappointed in our experience. I don't expect we will visit again. Having loved our visit to Schlitterbahn in New Brausnfels I was pretty excited to get 1/2 price tickets to the park in Galveston...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for the whole family! Lots to do for young children as well as older ones and adults! A bit pricey but totally worth it!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We go to Schlitterbahn atleast once a year. We live this place. My kids always have a great time. I do recommend getting there when they open to get a good spot for your ice chests if you take your own food

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank melindar802
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Today was our first time to this waterpark. Surprise! Prices at gate were a lot more expensive than what was posted on their website. And half the park was closed!!! Unbelievable. They were short staffed and their employees were not friendly or enthusiastic about their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The water park was limited operation during the week as the summer schedule is dwindling and we were disappointed especially my 16 year old grandson because the more thrilling rides were closed down. The lazy run was fun and the slides that were opened. At...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rbillington
November 17, 2018|
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Response from Beverly M | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the summer. I am not sure if it is heated.
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DanaJ777
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Meander444075 |
You do not
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smcwms
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer J | Reviewed this property |
No need. They also have small personal flotation devices for kids.
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