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The Meadows Center

201 San Marcos Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
+1 512-245-7570
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Loved the glass bottom boat ride!

Awesome place to visit! Our tour guides for both the glass bottom boat and boardwalk tours were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
LOVED this!

Find your way here for a wonderful couple of hours exploring Texas nature. The Glass Bottom Boar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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201 San Marcos Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
+1 512-245-7570
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit! Our tour guides for both the glass bottom boat and boardwalk tours were knowledgeable and very friendly. Great activity for families.

Thank TheDyer7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Find your way here for a wonderful couple of hours exploring Texas nature. The Glass Bottom Boar tour (upgrade if you can) was really cool and we were also impressed with the university students running the tours. The grounds are really beautiful and the history...More

Thank vegstar1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really awesome tour...picked up the 4 pack of tickets from Groupon and expected a descent experience. I was blown away! This was truly amazing and beautiful. A scuba diver waved up at me through the glass, and fish scuttled about from all directions. I was...More

1  Thank photoscrap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have 3 teenagers and a preschooler. We all enjoyed the glass bottom boat ride over small Spring Lake on the Texas State Univ campus. The guide was knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions. Was very hot, but cooled off after in the...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stopped here a couple of times in the past, but this was the first time for us to take the REI-sponsored kayak tour at the headwaters of the San Marcos River. What a nice experience on the "Sunset tour". Jeff did a very good...More

Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bad part is with Groupon. I purchased 6 tickets through Groupon and when I got to the boat ride, they didn't recognize the (confirmed) purchase with Groupon. I almost had to buy 6 more at full price. After much grief, they finally allowed me...More

Thank gregpV7263UX
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Clean, beautiful spot. Loved glass bottom boat ride. Great guide from university doing an internship had lots of good information. Loved seeing scuba divers below the boat

Thank Jmarieteach
Reviewed June 30, 2017

We really enjoyed the glass bottom boat ride and historical aspects of the attraction. The toddlers enjoyed seeing the fish, turtles, and divers under the boat. The 10 year old was intrigued with the science and history. It was a nice little side trip for...More

Thank rkenner2017
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the boat ride,the clear water the fish and springs,our driver was great and gave great information.

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful experience of seeing crystal clear springs at the headwaters of the San Marcos river. Fresh water fish, turtles and plant life make this a must see excursion, check out the aquarium and wetlands also.

Thank Dennis H
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Jill S
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
The boat is not wheel chair accessible. À passenger needs to step from the dock to the boat, then step down into the boat. However, the staff may have alternatives available that I am unaware of. I would call them.
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Curt S | Reviewed this property |
About 30 minutes
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
12.75 adult. 10.50 senior. 7.50 kids