Waterpark and Year Round Resort
Spring Break March 10-18
Summer Season starts weekends April 21, 2018; Open daily starting May 11, 2018.
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark is the #1 Waterpark in the World for the last 20 Years. Located on the banks of the spring-fed Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas, Schlitterbahn’s flagship waterpark has 51 attractions on over 70 acres. Family-owned and operated, Schlitterbahn provides a staggering variety of river rides, waterslides, and adventures from mild to wild.
Waterpark Location: 400 N. Liberty Avenue, New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: (830) 625-2351
The Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels is open year-round. Guests can enjoy the family excitement and convenience of a resort and waterpark during the summer and the beauty of a Hill Country Getaway year-round. With hotel rooms, one and two bedroom suites, Riverbend Cabins, Treehaus Luxury Suites, and vacation homes, The Resort at Schlitterbahn has a wide range of accommodations for any type of vacation.
Resort Office: 305 West Austin Street, New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: (830) 608-8520
Media Contact: Winter Prosapio (830) 743-1520
Celebrating in style!
To celebrate our upcoming 40th anniversary (in 2019), Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts are planning a celebration in August! Stay tuned for more information.
Open for Spring Break
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels celebrates Bahn Break. From March 10th through March 18th the Blastenhoff section of the park will be open. Ticket prices are reduced and lodging specials abound. Visit Schlitterbahn.com for more information.
Options to ramp up to jump start Summer
Schlitterbahn will be jump starting summer with a three-stage opening! During April increasingly larger areas of the 70 acres of the park will be opened for floating and sliding fun. Admission will be discounted; it’s a great way to enjoy the park on a budget! Visit Schlitterbahn.com for details on what attractions are open.
Four Adventures – One Waterpark
The Original Schlitterbahn: Home to the signature Schlitterbahn Castle, this section of the park uses springfed water from the Comal River. Nestled beneath a beautiful canopy of trees, this section of the park has eight tube chutes, seven kids’ play areas, a wave pool, and swim up bars with heated pools. On the wild side: the Down Hill Racer and the Soda Straws. On the mild side: the Raging River and the Congo.
Surfenburg: Named for the world’s first surfing wave invented 27 years ago, the Boogie Bahn, Surfenburg is also home to the first uphill water coaster, The Dragon’s Revenge – invented 24 years ago. Also in Surfenburg: the Kristal River which circles Squirt’n Sliden, a giant kids’ play area.
Blastenhoff!: The most award-winning attraction in Schlitterbahn history, the Master Blaster, is located in this section. Using patented water injection technology, the Master Blaster starts at the top of a six story tower in Blastenhoff. (Two other rides also take off from the same tower.) Surrounding the “Blast Tower” is the Torrent Wave River – which combines an endless river with a wave pool for unlimited fun.
Tubenbach: Tubenbach features the award winning ride The Falls, the world’s longest tubing adventure. The Tubenbach area features several no-wait attractions and beaches allowing park guests to enjoy the rides without standing in line. Also, several of the Tubenbach attractions are interconnected through an innovative Transportainment® river, which allows guests to float their way throughout the Tubenbach area.
Overall, Schlitterbahn New Braunfels has four times the rides and attractions of any waterpark within 200 miles, and twice the number of attractions of any waterpark within 500 miles. Our naturally landscaped park with hundred-year-old oak, cedar, and cypress trees creates a completely different experience from the typical “hard-scaped” waterparks. We call those old school parks “cement, stairs, and slides” versus Schlitterbahn’s rivers, trees, and rides.
Schlitterbahn’s commitment to the environment is long standing. From the way the original park was designed to flow among trees, to the commitment to water conservation (98% of the water is recycled through filtration), to maintaining recycling containers throughout the parks, Schlitterbahn believes in sustainability. The development team, which builds our new parks and attractions at Schlitterbahn, constantly looks for ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Schlitterbahn has expanded the number of available cabanas to include everything from BBQ palapas to super-sized cabanas suitable for ten people to share. Luxury cabanas with mini-fridges and TVs were successfully launched summer of 2015.
Schedule: Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark is open for spring break March 10-18, 2018 (only our Blastenhoff area), Easter weekend March 30 – April 1, then open weekends beginning April 21, 2018 and daily beginning May 12, 2018 to August 26, 2018. The park returns to weekend operation September 1-16, 2018. Park hours vary throughout the season as does attraction availability. Online Schedule
Lodging Year Round: Schlitterbahn has a wide variety of resort accommodations open year-round. Admission to the waterpark for resort guests is included as a Slide Sleep Repeat package while the waterpark is in operation. Resort Fact Sheet
Free Parking and Picnics: At Schlitterbahn parking is free for everyone. Schlitterbahn guests can bring a picnic from home (no glass or alcohol please). There is no charge for tubes, life vests or boogie boards.
The unique character of the park has led amusement park fans to vote Schlitterbahn New Braunfels the “World’s Best Waterpark” nineteen years in a row. The park’s six-story Master Blaster® Uphill Water Coaster has been voted the “World’s Best Waterpark Ride” repeatedly. The park also won the “World’s Best New Waterpark Ride” Award for the Dragon’s Revenge Water Coaster (2008), the Congo River Expedition heavily themed jungle ride (2009), and most recently The Falls, the world’s longest tubing adventure (2011).
Schlitterbahn, which means “slippery road” in German, opened by the Henry family in 1979 with four water slides starting from a German-style tower. The tower was patterned after the Bergfried Guard Tower at Solms Castle in Braunfels, Germany – home of the original settlers of New Braunfels. The Henry family added the tower and the slides on a hill next to their resort, known back then as the Landa Resort. The family has continued to innovate, creating new ways to have fun with water that are imitated throughout the industry. More History.
Guest Waterpark Information Number: 830.625.2351
Media Contact: Winter Prosapio – firstname.lastname@example.org / 830.608.8519