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Private Group Tours

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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Please fill out the Group Tour Reservation Form or call the Educational Office at 512.245.7540 for availability and to reserve a space. 

All programs require a two-week advanced reservation and a 72-hour cancellation notice. 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 Tour Prices

    Minimum Charge: 15 people


    Boat Tour Only





    Child Price$6.50





    Adult Price






    Senior Price (65+)







    Birthday Parties

    Minimum Charge: 10 people 


    Child Price$12.00
    Adult Price


    Parents not riding the boat are free. 
    30 additional minutes may be used for cake/presents on-site. 
    One free adult for every 10 kids.


Tour Options

Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Have a glass-bottom boat all to yourselves for this 30-minute tour! As you glide across Spring Lake, you will 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 home to five endangered species.

  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Group Size: 15+ people

Fully-Guided Private Group Tour

Perfect for Groups of All Ages – From Summer Camps and Daycare Groups to Senior Citizen Centers, Businesses, Company Picnics, and Family Gatherings (for groups of 15 or more)

During this fully guided tour, your group will enjoy a 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 email the educational tours office at or call 512.245.7540 for more information.

  • Length: 1-2 hours; longer tours available on request
  • Group Size: 15+ people

Birthday Party Tour

Treat your child to a fun and educational birthday party tour at Spring Lake! Our guide will lead this 2-hour tour filled with games, activities, and a glass-bottom boat ride. Our party coordinator will help you pick from a variety of games and activities, or just tell us the age of your 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). The rooftop is not available for birthday parties unless a rental fee is applied. 

  • Length: 2 hours (recommended for children ages 5-12)
  • Group Size: 10+ people

For more information, please email our educational tours office at, or call 512.245.7540.