The Meadows Center

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Candyce E. ·
Reviewed December 15, 2013
Although it's changed a lot since I was a child, this is still a great place to take your kids - fun and educational.

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Daniere L. · 10 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed a day ago
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered lots of questions. Also had a touch of humor. I'll return with more friends next time. Thank you Groupon for offering this good buy!

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Luci B. · 1 reviews
Reviewed a day ago
We had a great time. Entertaining for all ages.. Definitely coming back.

What You'll Get


Like smashing a snow globe against your forehead, tours can open up a fascinating new world right before your eyes. Go beyond the surface with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $9 for two tickets to a glass-bottomed-boat tour (up to an $18 value)
  • $18 for four tickets to a glass-bottomed boat tour (up to a $36 value)
  • $27 for six tickets to a glass-bottomed boat tour (up to a $54 value)

Each option is valid for child or adult tickets.

During 30-minute tours, passengers climb aboard handmade boats that glide through the San Marcos Springs. Beneath the glass bottom, fish and turtles swim through the clear waters as a guide points out each species and narrates fun facts about the environment. Tours run daily from 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

The value of this deal is based on regular ticket prices and doesn't reflect senior or child discounts. Kids aged 3 and younger ride free.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 22, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Closed 11/28/13, 12/24/13-12/25/13, 12/31/13-1/1/14. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. No reservations required. Valid only for public glass-bottom boat tours. Not valid for group tours, field trips, scouting events, birthday parties, or kayak tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About The Meadows Center


Run by Texas State University, The Meadows Center (formerly Aquarena) introduces visitors to the lush diversity of the San Marcos Springs and intricate system of waterways. Glass-bottomed boats set out for guided tours of Spring Lake, gazing at the aquatic life and University midterm papers below. Above the springs that bubble up from the bottom, soft shell turtles and bluegill sunfish swim in the clear waters and songbirds survey the sky. Eight endangered species populate the springs, including beetles and two species of salamander. On land, visitors can explore gardens of native Texan plants or a hall of nature exhibit.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.