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Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center, Austin

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
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  • Sunday afternoon tours are the least crowded! Don't forget your camera and keep your eyes open for "Texas wildlife." 
  • I went here with a church youth group for a stop. We all really enjoyed it. The hike is about 1 1/2 miles round trip. You need to be able to walk on rough terrain and also be able to do stairs. The gu...  read more »
  • Part of Hamilton Pool park this is a series of caverns and collapsed caverns (just down the road at Hamilton Pool). Can be both relaxing and invigorating at the same time. We loved this area in Colleg...  read more »
  • Gorgeous place and I understand why they only have guided tours but we were hoping to enjoy the water and the park in our own time rather than having to go through a 2 hour tour. It's still gorgeous and fun to see but know that you won't be left in peace to enjoy nature. You'll be in a group with 12+ people learning facts about West Cave Preserve.
  • Amazing gem in Central Texas. Can be tough to find, but worth the journey. Guided tours only. Worth every bit of effort and money. Must see!
  • The Cave itself is beutiful and definately a sight to see. The only thing we did not like was the fact that they only do tours every 2 hrs and the hike down only takes 15-20min one way so for the wait to be so long is a negative. Our tour guide was great she explained everything as we walked along. I'm glad we got to make it on one of the tours, although we had to wait 3 hrs. Don't think we would go back just because of the wait time.
  • It was very cool. Our guide was very knowledgeable, the hike wasn't difficult. It's a hidden jem
  • This place is just down the road from Hamilton Pool. It is gorgeous! Only drawback is that you can only get down to the cave with a tour guide and you can't just hangout there.
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