THE GROTTO

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

WEEKEND GUIDED CANYON TOURS

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.

TOUR TIMES

Tours offered every Saturday & Sunday

10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

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

FEES

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

MORE INFO

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