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Private Group Tours

Perfect for any group of 15 or more People: Adult and Senior Citizen Groups, Summer Camps, Church Groups, Family Reunions, and Birthday Parties

Please fill out the Tour Reservation Form or call the Educational Office at 512.245.7540 for availability and to reserve a space. All programs require a two-week advanced reservation and 72 hours notice of cancellation. Tour dates are not guaranteed until your signed confirmation notice from the Education Office has been received and processed. Prices listed below are based on groups of 15 or more.

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    • Price (for groups of 15 or more): Adults $7.75, Seniors 62 and over $6, Children 12 and under $4.50 (2 and under free with purchase of parent ticket, must have 15 paying participants for group discount)
    • Length: 30 minutes

    Have a glass-bottom boat all to yourselves for this 30-minute tour. As you glide across Spring Lake, you have a rare opportunity to see underwater life from a different perspective. View over 1,000 springs that bubble up 150 million gallons a day of clear water from the Edwards Aquifer to form Spring Lake, the headwaters of the San Marcos River. Declared a Critical Habitat by the Federal Government in 1980, Spring Lake is the home of five endangered species.

  • Perfect for Senior Citizen Centers, Businesses, Company Picnics, and Family Gatherings.

    Length and Price (for groups of 15 or more):

    • 1 hour: Adults $10.75, Seniors 62 and over $8.50, Children 12 and under $7
    • 1.5 hours: Adults $11.75, Seniors 62 and over $9.50, Children 12 and under $8
    • 2 hours: Adults $12.75, Seniors 62 and over $10.50, Children 12 and under $9


    During this fully guided one and a half hour tour your group will enjoy a glass-bottom boat ride, a tour on the wetland boardwalk, and the Discovery Hall Exhibit. The length and content of this program can be modified to fit your needs, please call the tour office at 512-245-7540 for more information.

  • A Great Field Trip for your Summer Camp or Daycare Group!
    Length and Price (for groups of 15 or more):

    • 1.5 hours: Teachers/Adults $8, Children 12 and under $7 (1 free adult per 15 children)
    • 2 hours: Teachers/Adults $9, Children 12 and under $8 (1 free adult per 15 children)
    • Longer tours available on request for $1 per person per additional half hour. 

    During this fully guided tour your group will enjoy a 30-minute glass-bottom boat ride and your choice of other activities. The length and content of this program can be modified to fit your needs, please call the tour office at 512-245-7540 for more information.

    • Price (groups are charged for a minimum of 10 children): $100 for up to 10 children and $10 per additional child if you bring more than 10. Adults $8 (1 free adult per 10 children, adults not riding the boat are free)
    • Length: 2 hours (recommended for children ages 5-12)

    Treat your Child to a Fun and Educational Birthday Party Tour. Our tour guide will lead this 2 hour tour filled with games, activities, and a Glass-bottom boat ride. Our tour office party coordinator will help you pick from a variety of games and activities or just tell us the age of our child and we'll do all the work for you! Activity options include Face Painting, Making Birthday Flubber, a Treasure Hunt, Tag Games and much much more! Before or after your tour you may use our picnic area for 30 minutes to have cake and presents (cake not provided). Rooftop is not available for birthday parties unless a rental fee if applied. Birthday Party Tour Options