Palm Beach

Palm Beach at Moody Gardens
Boys in sand at Palm Beach Moody Gardens

Bask in the sun, poolside, on Galveston's only white sand beach and surround yourself with lush, landscaping. Relax in a Texas-sized spa or float on the Interactive River. Either way, you're in for an unforgettable day at the beach! 

Open Weekends Only Starting May 19 - Including Memorial Day

Open Daily:
June 2 - Aug 12

Open Weekends - Including Labor Day
Aug 19 - Sept. 3

9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (unless noted)

May 19: Closes at 5 P.M.
June 30: Closes at 6 P.M.

Bands on the Sand:
Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.


Adults - $23.95
Children (4-12) - $18.95
Seniors (65+) - $18.95
Children 3 and under - FREE

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)


Enjoy unlimited admission to Palm Beach and Bands on the Sand.

$65 per person.

The following items are NOT PERMITTED:

» NO Weapons or Alcohol

» NO Outside Food or Drinks (with the exception of bottled water, Baby Food/Formula)

» NO Inflatable Devices (with the exception of USCG approved Personal Flotation Device)

» NO Coolers larger than 12"L x 12"W x 12"H

All bags entering the property are subject to search.

Family at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens
Boys play at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens


Lazy River: A 650-linear-foot Lazy River offers over 60 interactive points at which guests on shore can splash and spray as their friends float by along the Lazy River course.

Wave Pool: A 6,100-square-foot zero entry Wave Pool graduates to a depth of 5 feet to appeal to a variety of ages.

Tower Slides: Two 18-foot enclosed Tower Slides offer a thrilling plunge of refreshment. Please note there is minimum 48" height requirement.

Splashpad: Automated dump buckets, spray arches and fountains. No water depth.

Aquarium Adventure: Playground, which includes eight-feet-tall climb-on platforms, 25-foot Hydro Storm tower with a 500-gallon water dump bucket and more.

FREE AMENITIES - First Come, First Serve

  • Comfy beach chairs
  • Sunbathing lounge chairs
  • Shady umbrellas
  • Restrooms and showers

Please note that coolers and outside food and drinks (except plastic bottled water not in a cooler) are not allowed inside Palm Beach. Palm Beach is a non-smoking venue. Proper swim attire is required. Limited supply of USCG approved life jackets are available for children. If you bring your own floatation device, it must be USCG approved.

Interested in hosting a party at Palm Beach? CLICK HERE for more information


Stainless steel ambassador lockers are available in three sizes at the Palm Beach Gift Shop.

» Mini Lockers: $5 rental + $10 deposit
» Individual Lockers: $10 rental + $10 deposit
» Family Lockers: $20 rental + $10 deposit

Beach Cabana Rentals

Beach Cabanas include:

» 6 – beach chairs with leg rests
» Cocktail table
» 6 – bottles of water & ice bucket

CLICK HERE to rent Cabanas

Bamboo Lounge Rental

Bamboo Lounge includes:

» Plush patio furniture
» 6 – bottles of water & ice bucket

CLICK HERE for more information