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Public Glass-bottom Boat Tour Reservation Request

Please Note:

Our tour booking process has been updated. Now only accepting reservations made more than 24 hours in advance.

Walk-up tickets for same-day boat tours are available at the Ticket Kiosk!

The Tour Booking Office closes at 5:00 p.m. each day. Requests submitted after 5:00 p.m. will be processed in order received on the following morning. 

To ensure the safety of visitors, staff and students, the Meadows Center strongly encourages the use of masks and appropriate distancing. The Meadows Center will continue to follow Texas State University guidelines and keep the COVID-19 safety protocols (listed here). 

To Schedule a Glass-bottom Boat Tour at Spring Lake: 

Please use the following to submit your request. In order to ensure the availability of your selected time, we strongly encourage making your reservation at least 72 hours in advance. When your information has been processed, we will email you an email with your tour time and an invoice. Invoices must be paid prior to arriving to the Meadows Center for your tour through our online payment system. After we receive your payment, we will send you a digital ticket for your family. Please note that your tour has not been confirmed until you receive your digital boat ticket.

Spring Lake is available for glass-bottom boat tours on a reservation basis Monday-Sunday (9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.). Tours are 30-minutes long and will begin at the start of each hour. To minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are limiting tours to 15 people per glass-bottom boat. 

Learn more about our reopening plan.

How many of each ticket?

Tour Time *
If this time is full, do you have a second choice? *
Second Choice Tour Time *
If requesting to join a family that already has reservations, please put person's name who booked.
Do you have a preexisting voucher or promotional pass (annual pass, gift certificates, etc.)? *


  • All guests are encouraged to wear a protective face mask and practice appropriate social distance from individuals not in their party.
  • All guests will perform self-assessment checks before arriving on site.
  • Guests will not attend tour if any member of their group is showing signs and symptoms of illness.
  • All guests have thoroughly reviewed the new safety procedures at Spring Lake and the Bobcat Pledge. We agree to follow all Texas State University Policies.
Please check the acknowledgement below to proceed. *