Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Typhoon Texas! (and BOGO for Dads this Weekend)

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Good morning!  Just a heads up, William and I were thrilled and delighted to preview the new Typhoon Texas the week before school let out to see all the awesome additions to the water park in Pflugerville, so I wanted to tell you a little about it!  This is the first time we've been to the location in the evening and it was so relaxing, with the live music playing at the band stand and cooler temps.  We checked out all the slides and lazy river we enjoyed from previous summers, but the main attraction (for us, anyway) was really the enormous multilevel water playscape, with kids and families in mind, but my tween and his buddy and I had a blast running up and down this thing, and getting wet, wet, wet! 
 Seriously, in addition to the huge constantly filling and dumping bucket that will rain a deluge on everyone in the vicinity approximately every 5 minutes (check my perfectly timed pic above just before the water hits!), there are sprayers, soakers, guns and pouring curtains of water at every turn, so staying cool is no problem!  What makes this playscape extra exciting is there are 6 or 7 different slides branching off the different levels, so if you want to play tag or hide and seek like us there are multiple quick exit and escape routes, with no waiting in line! Obviously, it's way better to slide down than use the stairs if you can!  There are also cargo nets, bridges  and towers which give you lots of safe but fun challenges and hidey holes if you are playing a game.  It's also in the center of the park, so easy to find, or find stray family members!  The lazy river goes right by so you can check in on the littles!  Here is William giving me a wave!


We also really enjoyed all the Texas names and theming! Check out this new adventure if you are in or planning to visit the Austin area!

Plus, here’s a Father’s Day gift dad won’t soon forget if you are looking for a way to enjoy some family time– free admission to Typhoon Texas Austin all Father’s Day weekend. Simply purchase a regularly-priced, above-48-inch, single-day ticket at the Typhoon Texas ticket window, and dad can enter for free June 17-18. Typhoon Texas Austin is open until 10 p.m. both days to ensure dads and their families have plenty of time to enjoy the park’s high-speed raft rides and tube slides, free-fall body slides, four-story children’s Gully Washer with 800-gallon water bucket and more than 100 spray areas, Texas-sized wavepool, winding lazy river, family adventure trail and challenge course, and more.
Single-day passes Father’s Day weekend are $34.99. Children under 48 inches tall, seniors 55 and older, and military personnel (with military ID) are $24.99. After 5 p.m., tickets are always $19.99. Children 2 and younger are free.

More about the park:

Typhoon Texas Austin is a 25-acre waterpark located at 18500 TX-130 North Service Road in Pflugerville. This Texas- themed waterpark is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Children and adults of all ages can enjoy relaxing and having fun on tube slides, body slides, a mat racer slide, wave pool, lazy river and the family adventure park and challenge course. An island in the middle of the park features a splash pad with toddler slides for children ages 0 to 4 years, and and the Gully Washer, a four-story play structure with an 800-gallon water bucket, seven slides and more than 100 spray areas, offering hours of play and exploration for kids ages 3 to 10. The park offers a wide range of fresh food concepts at the park, such as hand-tossed pizzas, hamburgers and fresh-cut french fries, hand-dipped chicken tenders, corn dogs, fried shrimp, fajita tacos and a full bar. Park hours are 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Visit www.typhoontexas.com for more information about special events, live music, cabana rentals, season passes and daily tickets.

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