Public Access by Guided Canyon Tour Only

Our preserve is closed on Monday, March 18th due to Wildlife Management.

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


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.


Tours offered every Saturday & Sunday

10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

Westcave Preserve is also open mid-March 2019 for Spring Break Weekday Tours!


$15 adult | $7 child (4-17) | $75 Annual Pass


During March – November we experience a high volume of visitation. Tours may fill quickly.

For larger groups (10+) best to arrive when the gates open at 9:30 am. You may send one person ahead to secure spots with payment.

For private group tours, contact Paul

Cash & all major credit cards accepted.

No pets, smoking, or drones on the property.

The 4 PM tour is not offered in Dec & Jan due to earlier sunset times.

Westcave FAQ page