Glass-Bottom Boat Tours
Due to storm damage, Glass-bottom Boat operations are limited to one boat per hour. Please call (512) 245-7590 to check availability when planning your tour.
Glass-bottom Boat Tours Run Daily!
Same-day boat tour passes available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Please call the ticket office at (512) 245-7590 for more information
Glass-bottom Boat Tour Prices (30 min)
Walk up to the Ticket Kiosk to purchase general admission tickets for the next available tour. Boats depart at regular intervals all day from 10AM to 5PM.
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. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 25), closed for Winter Break (Dec. 20 - 26), closed for New Year's holiday (Dec 31-Jan 1) and closed for maintenance and staff development on Jan. 10-14.
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. Google Maps provides accurate directions.