Glass-Bottom Boat Tours
COVID-19 UPDATES: Masks are still required, indoors and outdoors. Spring Lake is open to the public in a limited capacity. Pre-registration is required for boat tours and volunteer/open water checkout scuba dives. More information.
Glass-bottom Boat Tours Run Daily!
Masks are still required indoors and outdoors.
Boat capacity is limited to 10 guests per boat. It is recommended that you book your entire party together to ensure that you will be assigned to the same boat.
Glass-bottom Boat Tour Prices (30 min)
Private Group Boats
- Private Boat Tour - up to 10 people: $90.00
Extended Boat Tour Prices (45 min) - Weekends Only
Not Currently Offered
Add to your experience and explore springs not seen on the 30-minute tour.
Guided Wetlands Tour Upgrade Prices (25 min) - Weekends Only Not Currently Offered
Guided Discovery Hall Tour Upgrade Prices (25 min) - Weekends Only Not Currently Offered
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. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26), closed for Winter Break (Dec. 21 - 25), closed for New Year's holiday (Dec 31-Jan 1) and closed for maintenance and staff development on Jan. 11-15.
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.