Glass-Bottom Boat Tours
COVID-19 UPDATES: Texas State University has temporarily closed all educational and dive operations, including all boat tours at the Meadows Center until further notice. The trails at Spring Lake and the Wetlands Boardwalk are also closed to the public until further notice. More information.
Glass-Bottom Boat Tours Run Daily!
Glass-bottom Boat Tour Prices (30 min)
Extended Boat Tour Prices (45 min) - Weekends Only
Guided Wetlands Tour Upgrade Prices (25 min) - Weekends Only
Guided Discovery Hall Tour Upgrade Prices (25 min) - Weekends Only
No reservation is required for groups of 15 people or less.
Vehicles parked at the Meadows Center must display a valid Texas State University parking permit between 7:00pm Sunday - 5:00pm Friday. One-day temporary permits are available for $3 at the pay-and-display station located near the ticket kiosk.
Monday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28), closed for Winter Break (Dec. 23 - 26), closed for New Year's holiday (Dec 30-Jan 2) and closed for maintenance and staff development on Jan. 6-9.
The address of the ticket kiosk is 201 San Marcos Springs Drive San Marcos, Texas 78666.From IH-35, take exit (206) and travel west from the light. Continue on Aquarena Springs Drive through 2 stop lights. Take a slight right to continue on Aquarena Springs Drive (do not go over the overpass). Go over the railroad crossing and use the left lane to turn left at Post Road. Then turn right on San Marcos Springs Drive (across from Bobcat Stadium). Follow the signs to The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. If using GPS please be aware recent overpass construction may not be updated on all GPS platforms.