Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark Announces Four New Attractions, New TreeHaus Accommodations and the New Wasserstrasse River Walk, Coming in 2011!

New attractions include The Falls - World's longest Waterpark ride, Deluge Whirlpool River and the new Boogie Bay hot tub and kids' area.

Mar 10, 2011, 06:00 ET from Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, voted the World's Best Waterpark for 13 consecutive years, announces the largest development in almost 15 years with the addition of a new park area called Tubenbach!

The new Tubenbach area features several new no-wait attractions and beaches allowing park guests to enjoy the new rides quickly without standing in a line. Also, several of the Tubenbach attractions are interconnected through an innovative Transportainment™ river allowing tubers to stay in the water and float through the Schlitterbahn East area.

Attractions include:

The Falls - Get ready to challenge the world's longest waterpark ride filled with raging rapids, careening waterfalls and giant waves. Enter the 3,600 foot-long whitewater river at a variety of no-wait locations including Blastenhoff, Surfenburg and new beach areas surrounding the Rapids hot tub situated at the far end of Schlitterbahn East. The Falls is a continuous rushing river that also features a ride up the park's first AquaVeyer (SM) (conveyor belt lift hill) back to the beginning of the ride allowing for an endless float.

Deluge Whirlpool River – Tubers twist through a swift moving canyon wild with waves. This serpentine river also connects to The Falls offering a "choose your own adventure" never-ending water ride.

Boogie Bay Hot Tub – A secluded hot spring offers the perfect setting for a beverage of your choice while relaxing under a legacy oak tree.

Boogie Bay Kids' Area – Little guests will love a new collection of pint-sized water slides including a Dragon slide and several body slides.

New guest amenities include the addition of multiple Treehaus lodging units, several beaches, new lounging locations, the Grand Lawn event area, large family-size cabanas and the Wasserstrasse river walk along the banks of the Comal River.

"We are excited to announce the largest expansion in nearly 15 years," explained Darren Hill, Schlitterbahn New Braunfels' general manager.  "Not only do we feel that this is the most exciting new collection of attractions to open this year in Texas, but we are also honored to introduce another world record-breaking ride for our guests."

Please visit www.schlitterbahn.com for additional attraction and opening event information.

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark opens weekends beginning Saturday, April 30.

Discounted season passes and park tickets are available at schlitterbahn.com. Day passes are $43.99 for general admission and $35.99 for children, ages 3 – 11 and seniors 55 years or older. Taxes are not included in the ticket prices. Parking and tubes are FREE! Operating hours, dates and attraction availability are subject to change.

The 70-acre Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark features more than 40 family attractions and 164 overnight accommodations.  Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark has been voted the world's best waterpark for 13 consecutive years by the readers of Amusement Today industry magazine, is ranked as the most popular summertime waterpark in the United States and has been rated the number one waterpark in the world by the Travel Channel.  

Family-owned and operated, Schlitterbahn Waterparks has been a leader in family-friendly water-based entertainment since 1979.  The company operates Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, South Padre Island, TX, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, Galveston Island, TX, Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark, Kansas City, KS and Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, New Braunfels, TX, all of which offer family amenities that include free parking and free inner tubes. Guests are also welcome to bring a family picnic basket, excluding alcohol and glass containers, into the parks.

For more information, contact Schlitterbahn Waterparks' corporate office in New Braunfels, Texas at 830.625.2351 or visit the parks' website at schlitterbahn.com.

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