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Private Group Tours and Birthday Parties

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

 

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Making Reservations


Please fill out the Tours Reservation Form or call the Educational Office at (512) 245-7540 for program availability and to reserve a space. All programs require a two-week advanced reservation, a deposit equaling half the cost of your visit, 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.

 

Private Group Glass Bottom Boat Tour

 

Price (for groups of 15 or more):

 

Adults $7, Seniors 62 and over $5.50, 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.

Fully Guided Private Group Tour

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

 

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

1.5 hours:  Adults $10, Seniors 62 and over $8.50, Children 12 and under $7

2 hours:  Adults $11, Seniors 62 and over $9.50, Children 12 and under $8


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 Texas Rivers Center 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.

 

 

Children's Private Group Tours

A Great Field Trip for your Summer Camp or Daycare Group!

 

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

Non-profit groups click here for alternate pricing

1.5 hours: 

Adults $10, Seniors 62 and over $8.50, Children 12 and under $7

(1 free adult per 15 children)

2 hours:

Adults $11, Seniors 62 and over $9.50, Children 12 and under $8

(1 free adult per 15 children)

Longer tours available on request for $0.50 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.

 

Birthday Party Tour

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.