From one-of-a-kind water sports to Texas-style safaris, underground tours to live music under the stars, outdoor adventures come in all shapes and sizes in New Braunfels.

1. Texas Ski Ranch

Looking for one-of-a-kind water recreation? Look no further. The 70-acre Texas Ski Ranch boasts wake boarding without a boat on Texas’ only cabled lake system, with something for every level.

Texas Ski Ranch

Texas Ski Ranch is a 70-acre action sports paradise located in New Braunfels, TX. When it comes to wakeboarding and cable parks, TSR...

2. Rockin 'R' River Rides

Whatever time of year you visit, hit the water and make the most of New Braunfels’ two beautiful rivers. From tubing to kayaking to paddle boarding, Rockin ‘R’ River Rides outfitters has you covered.

Rockin' R Gruene

Rockin ‘R’ River Rides is your one stop shop for all your tube, raft, kayak, paddle board and equipment needs for New Braunfels,...

3. Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Get ready for an African safari, Texas-style! The 450-acre Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch boasts 500 free-roaming animals – from ostrich to zebra to buffalo – and plenty of close encounters.

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

  • 26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd
  • San Antonio, TX 78266
  • (830) 438-7400

Ostrich feathers, zebra ears and buffalo noses so close to you, you could touch them. That’s Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, one of...

4. Natural Bridge Caverns

From underground caving adventures to canopy challenges, panning for gold to conquering the AMAZEn’ Ranch, Natural Bridge Caverns boasts more than its fair share of outdoor fun. Great for day trips.

Natural Bridge Caverns

  • 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd
  • Natural Bridge Caverns, TX 78266
  • (210) 651-6101

Come experience an incredible underground world of natural beauty in the largest and most spectacular show cavern in Texas located at...

5. Gruene River Company

Enjoy a lazy day out on the crystal-clear Guadalupe River – one of the most beautiful stretches in Texas. Paddle along at your own pace with a half or full-day raft rental from Gruene River Company.

6. River Road

One of the most scenic roads in Texas, River Road winds its way along the Guadalupe River to Canyon Lake, featuring numerous campgrounds, RV Parks, river outfitters, and great year-round fishing.

7. Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre

Enjoy a throwback to 1950s Americana at the Stars & Stripes Drive-In. With double features shown nightly on three giant screens, it makes for a great evening ‘out,’ whatever season you visit. 

Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre

The drive-in is back! We feature first run movies nightly on three screens, and serving dinner and traditional drive-in snacks in our...

8. Whitewater Amphitheater

Bordered on two sides by a ‘year-round’ creek, and beautifully integrated into the riverside landscape, Whitewater Amphitheater is hard to beat for seeing headline acts in a memorable location. 

Whitewater Amphitheater

Since opening its gates in 2007, Whitewater Amphitheater has grown into a nationally iconic live music venue, nestled on the banks of...

9. Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Spanning 70 acres, Schlitterbahn’s flagship waterpark is a must-visit for families of all ages. Rocket uphill on the Water Coaster, tube on the Torrent wave river and lounge in its spring-fed pools. 

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

World's Best Waterpark! - Amusement Today Schlitterbahn Waterpark is on every summer bucket list for things to do in Central Texas....

10. Landa Park Aquatic Complex

Boasting an Olympic pool, slides, and fountains for the little ones, a baby pool, and one of the oldest spring-fed bathing pools in Texas, Landa Park Aquatic Complex is a fun outdoor spot for all ages.