Cave Tours around Austin
It’s sweat through your shirt hot. So head underground for nature’s air conditioning. With constrant temperatures near 70F year-round, caves offer an ideal escape in summer.
Natural Bridge Caverns
Opening in 1964, Natural Bridge Caverns is the largest commercial cavern in Texas. It offers two tours, Discovery Tour and Hidden Passage Tour.
Located at 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd. in Natural Bridge Caverns, outside of San Antonio. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adult admission starts at $17.
Inner Space Caverns
Texas Highway Department discovered this cavern in 1963 while drilling core samples for a proposed overpass site on Interstate 35. It offers an Adventure Tour, Hidden Passage Tour and Wild Cave Tour.
Located at 4200 South I-35 Frontage Road, in Georgetown. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adult admission starts at $20.95
Cave Without a Name
As a National Natural Landmark, the Cave without a Name is a limestone cavern. Find stalagmites and stalactites along with other geological formations.
Located at 325 Kreutzberg Road in Boerne. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adult admission is $20.
Cascade Caverns opened in 1932 as a show cave. It offers a Downunder Tour, Flashlight Tour and Adventure Tour.
Located at 226 Cascade Cavern in Boerne. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adult admission starts at $19.95.
Explore the Balcones Fault Line Cave to see what happens underground after an earthquake.
Located at 1000 Prospect St. in San Marcos. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adult admission starts at $19.95.
Longhorn Cavern State Park
During the Civil War, entrepenuaers harvested bat guano used in gun powder. Then the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed the park from 1934 to 1938. It offers a walking tour and a wild cave tour.
Located at 6211 Park Road 4 South in Burnet. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adult admission starts at $18.
Before You Go
- Make reservations for the rest of 2020.
- Wear shoes with traction and pack a light jacket.