Water Parks Near Austin
The Texas summer temperatures can be unbearable and we understand the importance of beating the heat, so we compiled this list of Central Texas water parks that will keep you cool. If you are interested in more ways to stay cool this summer, check out the best swimming holes, summer water activities, and where to rent paddle boards in Austin. Plus, we have fun indoor activties to do when you can’t bear the heat outside.
Location: 18500 TX-130 North Service Road, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Opened in May of 2017, this waterpark has new slides, a 4-story tall tipping water bucket, a lazy river, and many other obstacles of fun. Typhoon Texas made more than $4.5 million in upgrades to what used to be the old Hawaiian Falls Waterpark located conveniently off TX-130.
Location: 16107 FM 2769, Leander, TX 78641
Volente Beach Water Park has it all, from an upscale restaurant that offers hand-cut steaks and a delicious selection of fresh seafood to a pirate ship themed play area next to the beautiful shores of Lake Travis. Plus, there are three volleyball courts on the property!
Location: 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665
Rock ‘N River Family Aquatic Center features include four new water slides, tipping buckets, down jets, hose jets, tipping cone, water curtain, water guns, net obstacles and more! Food trucks will be rotated throughout the season offering many options.
Location: 400 N Liberty Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts is described perfectly in its’ name. A water park with white-water canyon, other unusual thrill rides plus slides, pools, floats, and eats+drinks. Also, you can book lodging for the night in their lofts, haus & lodge.
Location: 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
Aquatica is Seaworld’s Waterpark located just next door and is a great place to make a day trip to experience the trilling rides, wave pool, and even animal encounters.
Location: 1410 Waco Rd, Belton, TX 76513
Over seven acres of water park is a real refresher during the legendary Hot Texas Summers. Summer Fun Water Park offers a 900-ft. slide, a lazy river, pools, concessions, pavilions and sand volleyball court for a fun, family-friendly adventure.
Location: 5478 Navarro Creek Rd, Del Valle, TX 78617
Doug Coors brings the ocean to Austin at NLand Surf Park. The lagoon features one, four and perfectly shaped six foot waves every 60 seconds with a lengthy surfing experience of 35 seconds per wave.
Location: 5347 Old Mexia Rd, Waco, TX 76705
BSR Cable Park is the number one Cable Park in America, with the world’s longest lazy river and a huge Royal Flush Slide. Wind down at their bar and grill, and end the day with a dip in their spring fed hot tub.
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