Summers in Texas can be scorching, so make a splash this summer by visiting one of these gnarly water parks.  Some of the best types of summer fun can be had at a waterpark. In Central Texas, you’ll find there are plenty of water parks within driving distance of just about any community you may live in. Here are five great water parks in the Central Texas area that will help your family have the most fun this summer. 


When you are looking for an easy and fun place to get wet with your family, Schlitterbahn is a great choice for you. Schlitterbahn has 5 locations in total.  The most popular one being the Central Texas location in New Braunfels.  This well-known water park offers a ton of activities for kids and adults of all ages. From heated pools and surfing, to cool drink spots and uphill water coasters, the many attractions available at Schlitterbahn will keep your little ones happy while you soak up the sun.

Tickets range from $45 day passes for senior adults to $144 season passes depending on the type of ticket you purchase. With all the body slides, mat slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers, Schlitterbahn is reasonably priced and will be a great time for summer fun. It is not hard to see why this water park has become one of the most popular in the entire state.

Volente Beach Waterpark

Located in the heart of Texas, Volente Beach Waterpark includes a bar & grill for adults and lake house beach rental properties for extended stays. Pricing is very affordable. Adult day passes start at $21 and kid’s day passes start at $16.  Volente Beach has an awesome pirate ship with water squirters, a slide and a splash pad area to ensure your kids have a ton of fun.  This park also features a lazy lagoon for a more relaxed afternoon in the sun.

Rock'n River Waterpark

Rock'n River Waterpark is a very affordable option located in Round Rock Texas. Splashville is one of the most loved areas of the park for the little guys. Parents will love how much parking is available at this park. If you are looking for a cheaper option that will still entertain your family, look no further than this waterpark. Hours of fun for all ages can be had here.

Hawaiian Falls

The Hawaiian Falls water parks are located all over Central Texas, and have quickly become of the most popular waterparks in Texas. With 10 acres of aquatic rides and adventures, your family will never have a boring moment. Whether you are looking to soak up the rays while floating in the wave pool or get a thrill on the action packed slides, Hawaiian Falls has it all.

NLand Surf Park

Ever wanted to learn to surf?  There's no better place to do that than at NLand Surf Park.  Great for kids and adults of any skill level, NLand offers a unique setting where you can really learn to surf like a pro.  Guests can experience a 30-second, head-high wave right here in Central Texas.  

These are just a few of the great water parks in Central Texas.  What are some of your favorites?


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