Texas is home to many amazing waterparks, especially within the Houston area. Wave pools, lazy rivers, water slides and kiddie areas are popular attractions at most of these Houston-area waterparks. Listed below are seven waterparks near Houston that are among the very best.
1. Wet 'n' Wild SplashTown
At 40 acres, Wet 'n' Wild SplashTown is the largest waterpark within the Houston area. A few of its popular attractions include Stingray Racer, Big Kahuna and the Brain Drain. Kids love the waterpark's Blue Lagoon Activity Pool, which includes geysers with cannons, swings and a log walk. Wet 'n' Wild SplashTown is located at 21300 Interstate 45 N, Spring, TX 77373.
2. Pirates Bay Water Park
Pirates Bay Water Park is the perfect summer destination for the entire family. This pirate-themed waterpark offers many fun attractions, including a lazy river, two large slide towers and the FlowRider surfing machine - the most popular attraction at Pirates Bay. Pirates Bay Water Park is located at 5300 E Rd, Baytown, TX 77521.
3. Palm Beach at Moody Gardens
At Moody Gardens' Palm Beach, you can beat the summer heat by floating down the lazy river, taking a ride down one of the Tower Slides, or by splashing around in the 6,100-square-foot wave pool. Palm Beach (Moody Gardens) is located at 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554.
4. Malibu Water Park
Malibu Water Park is a 6-acre swimming area that's surrounded by a beautiful white-sand beach. This waterpark's attractions include three water slides, two mushroom sprinklers and several inflatable rides. One of the best things about Malibu Water Park is that you're allowed to bring your own food and beverages.
Malibu Water Park is located at 2015 Grace Ln, Highlands, TX 77562.
5. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park
This 26-acre waterpark features more than 30 attractions, including MASSIV Monster Blaster, Bahnzai Pipeline and the Torrent Beach Kids Area. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park is located at 2026 Lockheed St, Galveston, TX 77554.
6. Wake Nation Houston / Aquaglide Water Park
At Wake Nation Houston, you can wakeboard, follow an aerial ropes course, and even make a splash at the Aquaglide Water Park. At the Aquaglide Water Park, you can jump on the floating trampoline, or take a ride down the inflatable slide. Wake Nation Houston (Aquaglide Water Park) is located at 4411 County Rd 418, Rosharon, TX 77583.
7. Diamond Bay Water Park
Diamond Bay Water Park is the perfect summer destination for Shadow Creek Ranch homeowners and their guests. This fun waterpark includes a picnic area, a colorful swimming pool and two twisty water slides. Diamond Bay Water Park is located at 2034 Trinity Bay Dr, Pearland, TX 77584.