This tour is much more than just getting to watch over million bats leave the TDCJ Warehouse each evening.
We offer you and your children (under 12 are free), an informative lecture about the bats and their lifestyles.
Dr. Will Godwin's SHSU Nature Center has preserved samples of some of our Mexican free-tailed bats
which you will have plenty of time to inspect and photograph. After viewing the preserved bats,
you will have the opportunity to hear from some of the most knowledgeable experts in the field of
bat conservation. After seeing the bats up close and personal, you will be taken out to the
best spots to watch the bats on their evening migrations.
7:00 pm - Meet at Historic Tours of Texas Offices. Plenty of places to park.
Board the Joye Mobile to drive to the SHSU Nature Center.
7:15 - View preserved bats.
8:00 - (approximately) Lecture by one or more of the following scientists
- Dr. Will Godwin, Director of the Nature Center,
- Retired TPWD officer Dan Jones,
- Professors and Grad students from the SHSU Biology Department.
9:00 (approximately) Board the Joye Mobile to visit viewing sites.
10:00 (approximately) Return to Historic Tours of Texas offices.
For your special occasions - 12 passenger, limo seating, party van with a dance pole! Cooler with cold water.
One Day Tours
8 - 12 People Total
Historic Tours of Texas is ready to roam with new tours and special custom tours. Today is the day to start planning your travel this year, and we are here to help!
Walking tour of Haunted Huntsville or Bus tour to Haunted Cemeteries
Multiple Day tours are a chance to spend time getting to know some of the wonderful historic sites in Texas, Mexico and Spain.
There are eight wineries close enough to fit three of them into an all-day tour and to include a delicious lunch as well, all included in the price of your tour.
Join us for a relaxing lunch and tour to a different town each Friday. Have you visited New Waverly? Come enjoy orange biscuits, jalapeño jam, Fields of Flowers and a Painted Church.
BOOK NOW! SOUL OF SPAIN Featuring Madrid, Seville, Cordoba, Jerez, Granada and the Alhambra. Call now for information. Itinerary posting soon!
You said that someday you would visit the best-loved destinations in Texas. Now is your chance! Easy registration and cancellation.
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