Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center's sheltered canyon near Austin
A cave group tour at Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center, Austin
Maidenhair Fern at Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center
Children School Field Trip at Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center, Austin

GUIDED WEEKEND CANYON TOURS (Saturday & Sunday only)

Prepare yourself – the majestic beauty of our unique Texas Hill Country nature preserve will leave you breathless! Our expert-guided tours take visitors from an arid savanna through a limestone crevice into a sheltered canyon of lush plant life. At the head of the canyon stands Westcave, with a stunning 40-foot waterfall replenishing the emerald pool below.

Access to the canyon and cave is by guided tour only (Saturday & Sunday).

HOURS FOR GUIDED CANYON TOURS:

  • Tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) at these times:
  • 10 AM
  • 12 NOON
  • 2 PM
  • 4 PM

To maximize every visitor’s experience, we cap each tour at 30 people. We highly recommend arriving early in the day to register for a tour.* Large groups should arrive when gates open or at least send one person ahead to secure spots with payment.

*Gates Open at 9:30am. Tours have been known to fill 1-3 hours ahead of time in our busy season (March - September). This is due to unknown overflow from other local natural areas.

Call or check our website home page before you leave your home to make sure our hours of operation/tours have not changed for the day.

FEES FOR GUIDED CANYON TOURS:

  • $15 per adult
  • $7 per child (ages 4-17 years)
  • $75 Westcave Pass (click on the below link to purchase)

Introducing the Westcave Pass! An annual pass that allows pass holders, plus 3 guests, to access the Preserve during regular public hours.

UPLANDS TRAILS ACCESS

When you purchase a Guided Canyon Tour, you will also have access to our new Uplands Trails at no additional charge.

Don't have time for a Guided Canyon Tour? Enjoy a self-guided hike on our Uplands Trails!

HOURS FOR UPLANDS TRAILS:

Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 2 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 am - 4 pm

FEES FOR UPLANDS TRAILS ACCESS ONLY:

$7 per adult

$4 per child (ages 4 - 17)

$75 Westcave Pass (Click below link to purchase)

Introducing the Westcave Pass! An annual pass that allows pass holders, plus 3 guests, to access the Preserve during regular public hours.

Learn more about our Uplands Trails.