Thunderbird Resort

Thunderbird Lodge & Event Center


On Beautiful Lake Buchanan
(Photo when lake is full)

Looking for a beautiful lakeside resort?  This is it!   Picture yourself on the shore of beautiful Lake Buchanan, surrounded by tree covered hills, a magnificent rock bluff, on shady landscaped acreage, and you having the most memorable vacation you have ever had!  That describes your fun-filled, stress-free stay at Thunderbird Resort and Event Center in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

View of Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center from the Sky
Aerial Views of Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

Aerial View Of Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

 

Office at the Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center
Office at the Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

 

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Thunderbird Resort   Thunderbird Resort

Do away with alarm clocks, telephones and pagers.  Awaken to the sound of birds and allow nature to set the pace for the day.  Relaxation comes easy at Thunderbird Resort.  Stay a weekend, a week, or longer.  Our motto is "If you come once, you will come back again!"

Cabin near the Childrens Play Area

We welcome you to our little piece of paradise and want to make your stay at Thunderbird Resort a pleasurable and memorable one.

Cabin at Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center on Lake Buchanan

Lake Buchanan is famous for boating, fishing and other water sports.  Our convenient marina will give you easy access to your boat.   We also have some slips to accommodate larger boats.

Thunderbird Resort Marina

Don't have a boat?  No problem.  We have power boats for our guests.  Gas for boats is available at our marina.  For the avid fishermen in your family,  ask about the fishing guide service.

Boating Fun at Thunderbird Resort  Fishing at the Thunderbird Lodge

Thunderbird Boat Rentals
Type of Boat Half Day Rental
5 Hours
Full Day Rental
10 Hours
NEW 22 foot G-3 Suncatcher - Red Pontoon Boat w/115 HP
Seats up to 10, Bimini Top, Great for Cruising or Fishing or Pulling a Child on a Tube
$275.00 + tax & gas $450.00 + tax & gas
NEW 22 foot Sweetwater - Blue Pontoon Boat w/115 HP
Seats up to 11 and two Bimini Tops, Great for Cruising or Fishing or Pulling a Child on a Tube
$275.00 + tax & gas $450.00 + tax & gas
Add 6.25% tax and fuel used to all rentals.
We supply life jackets.

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   Swimming Pool at Thunderbird Resort on Lake Buchanan

Enjoy your family picnic or barbecue in the shade of the large oak trees.  Swim or sun yourself in our 20x40-ft. swimming pool with a shaded terrace for relaxing and enjoying the activities. 

Playground at Thunderbird Resort

Our playground has swings and slides for the younger children.   We also have basketball, volleyball and other games.

 

Thunderbird Event Center

Great for Weddings, Reunions, and School and Corporate Functions

The CommunityCenter at Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

Thunderbird Event Center

Community Center at the Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

Thunderbird Event Center on Lake Buchanan

 

Thunderbird Resort Amenities:
  • Outstanding Lake Views
  • Clean updated Cabins
  • Direct Satellite TV
  • Picnic Tables and Weber Grills
  • Relaxing Laid-Back Atmosphere
  • Large Swimming Pool
  • Children's Playground
  • Stand-up Paddle Boards
  • Great Fishing and Boating
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • 15 Slip Marina
  • Boat Launch
  • Power Boat Rentals
  • Gas
  • Fishing Guides Available
Local Attractions:
  • Wide Variety of Golf Courses
    Delaware Springs - Burnet
    Pack Saddle - Kingsland
    Hancock Park - Lampasas
    Meadowlakes - Marble Falls
  • Vanishing Texas River Cruise
  • Longhorn Cavern State Park
  • Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
  • Fall Creek Vineyards and Winery
    Tour
Free and Fun:
  • Hike and nature trails
  • Enjoy the wildlife
  • Experience the spring wildflowers
  • Watch the beautiful sunsets
  • Star gazing at its best. 
    No city lights.
  • Reveille Peak Ranch

 

 

 

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Lodging

We have a total of 23 units for lodging including:   A large, luxury log cabin, cabins, cottages, mobile homes, and a large Lodge to suit every group's needs.   Everyone from a honeymooning couple to a group of 20 can be comfortably accommodated under one roof.

The Texan Log Cabin
The Texan Log Cabin

The Log Cabin at Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center

Patio at The Texan Log Cabin

The Texan Log Cabin Deck at Thunderbird Resort  The Texan Log Cabin Back Porch

The Texan Log Cabin Living Room  Living Room at The Texan Log Cabin

Dining and Kitchen Areas of The Texan Log Cabin  Kitchen at The Texan Log Cabin

Downstairs Bedroom at The Texan Log Cabin  Downstairs Bedroom at The Texan Log Cabin

Downstairs Bathroom at The Texan Log Cabin  Downstairs Bathroom at The Texan Log Cabin

  

Upstairs Area of
The Texan Log Cabin

The Texan Log Cabin Upstairs Sitting Area
Upstairs Sitting Area

Upstairs Bedroom at The Texan Log cabin  Upstairs Bedroom at The Texan Log Cabin
Upstairs Bedrooms

A bathroom at The Texan Log Cabin on Lake Buchanan
Upstairs Bathroom

  
The Texan is a two-story, four bedroom, three bath, (jacuzzi tub for two in master bath) log cabin.  It has a beautiful wrap around porch and adjoining  gazebo. The patio is flagstone rock and it is in a very private setting.  It will sleep a maximum of 18 people.  The house is fully equipped and supplied with luxury furnishing and linens.

Check our Availability Calendar for current rates.

Other fees and information:
- A one-time cleaning fee of $125
- A refundable security fee of $300 (refunded after inspection)
- The rates are based on the first 10 people  -  additional guests $10.00 per night per guest.
- Maximum number of people is 14.
- The fee for Day Guests is $5.00 per person, per day.
- It is a non-smoking and no pets rental.
- A two day minimum is required except for holidays, which are a three night minimum.  

All units at Thunderbird are now non-smoking; guests are welcome to smoke outside.

Each of the units listed below have a fully equipped kitchen, linens, cable TV, barbecue grill and a picnic table.  Everything has been provided for your convenience.

Note:  run your cursor over the photos for a description of the photos

Cottages

Cottages 1 and 2   Cottages 3 and 4

Cottages 1, 4, 6 and 9  Kitchen of Cottages 1 through 9

Cottages 1 through 4
Motel room with kitchen and bath. 2 Beds - Max. 4 People. Front Porch, View of the pool. Unit No. 4 Rates are per night for up to 2 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottages 5, 6 and 7  Cottages 8,9, and 10

Cottages 6 through 9
Motel room with full kitchen and bath. 2 queens - Max. 4 People. Front Porch. View of the lake. Rates are per night for up to 2 people, $10 each additionalt

 

Cottage 10  Cottages 5 and 10

Cottages 5 & 10
One Bedroom with living room. 3 queens & 1 Futon- Max. 6 People - Living Room, Bath, Bedroom, Kitchen/Dining. Lake view. Rates are per night for up to 2 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 11  Deck of Cottage 11

Kitchen of Cottage 11  Living Room of Cottage 11

Cottage 11
Lakefront Cottage 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 4 queens & 2 futons - Max. 8 People. Covered Deck overlooking the lake, Living Room, Yard Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional.

 

Cottage 12  Cottage 15

Living Room of Cottage 12  Living Room of Cottage 15

Kitchen of Cottage 12  Kitchen of Cottage 15

Cottages 12 & 15
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath with 4 beds & 2 Futons- Max 8 People - Stone Cottages with Full Living Room, Kitchen & Bath.and with lake view. Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 14  Deck of Cottage 14

Living Room of Cottage 14  Kitchen of Cottage 14

Cottage 14
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths - Max 10 People - Stone Cottage with lake view. Living Room, Dining Room Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 16  Dining Room of Cottage 16

Cottage 16
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths - Max 10 People - Stone Cottage with limited lake view. Living Room, Dining Room. Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 17

Cottage 17  Cottage 17

Cottage 17
2 Bedrooms with King, Twin w/trundle, and Futon - Max 6 People. Honeymoon Log Cottage with Living Room , Kitchen & Bath. Rates are per night for up to 6 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 18

Cottage 18
1 Bedroom with 2 Queens, Max 6 People Living Room has 2 Futons. Kitchen and Bath. Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional

 

Cottage 19  Back of Cottage 19

Living Room of Cottage 19  Living Room of Cottage 19

Dining Room of Cottage 19

Cottage 19
5 Bedrooms with 2 Baths - Max 14 People Large Dining & Living Areas. Stone Fireplace. Ideal for large groups & reunions. Rates are per night for up to 14 people, $10 each additional

 

2013-21ext-c.jpg (12990 bytes)   Cabin 21 Covered Porch

Cabin 21 Living Room   Cabin 21 Kitchen

Cabin 21 Dining   Cabin 21 Bathroom

Cabin 21 Bedroom  Cabin 21 Bedroom

 

Cottage 21
2 Bedrooms and 2 Baths It has 4 queen beds and 2 futons and will sleep up to 8 people. This unit has a great deck and great view. Rates are per night for up to 6 people, $10 each additional

 

 

fireplace of cottage 23  bathroom of cottage 23

Cottage 23  living room of cottage 23

Cottage 23
4 bedroom, 3 bath with covered deck and Hill Country view, 2,300 sq. feet, sleeps up to 12. Rates are per night for up to 8 people, $10 each additionalDaily

 

 

View from Cottages 25 and 26  Living Room of Cottage 25

Cottage 26  Bedrooms of Cottages 25 and 26

Cottages 25 & 26
Non-Smoking Lakefront Homes 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths with 4 Queen-size Beds and 2 Queen-size Futons. Max 8 People. Brand new units with large covered decks overlooking the lake. Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional

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Holiday Rates apply on these holidays:
Memorial Day, Independence Day - 4th of July, and Labor Day

All units are fully equipped and have a BBQ grill and picnic table.
Prices are subject to change until confirmed.

All units at Thunderbird are now non-smoking;
guests are welcome to smoke outside.


  

 

 


Thunderbird Resort Policies and Info:

Deposits are non-refundable

No discounts for 1-night stay

Senior Citizen Discount is for our guests over 60.  The max discount is 10%.   The discount is figured based on the # of seniors divided by the total # of guests.

Guests who are 6 years of age and younger stay free.

All units at Thunderbird are now non-smoking; guests are welcome to smoke outside.

Boat Slips are $10.00 per night.

Cottages are fully stocked with linens on your arrival.  Soiled linens may be exchanges for fresh at our cost.

Weekends have a 2 night minimum:  March 7 through October 16.

Holiday Reservations have a minimum of 3 nights:  Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day weekends.

All reservations require a non-refundable one-night deposit at the base rate for each reserved unit.

Check-In time is 3:30 p.m.   Check-Out time is 12:00 noon

Day Guests are welcome.  The fee is $5.00 per guest/per day.  Please have day guests register at the office.

Pets are welcome.  The fee is $10.00 per pet/per day.  Please keep pets on a leash and never leave them unattended in the cottage.

Non-Smoking - All of our cabins are non-smoking cabins. Smoking outdoors only. $300 minimum charge for remediation should cabin be smoked in.

Swimming in the pool or in the lake is at your own risk.  No Lifeguard.

Please make all drivers aware that the speed limit on our entry road is 20 mph, and the speed limit on our grounds is 5 mph.  We have many children present.

Cottages left excessively dirty or with dirty dishes are subject to a minimum of a $25 fee.  Please sweep and pick up cottages and don’t leave dirty dishes.

 

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Thunderbird Resort Sign and Flags

 

We are looking forward to your visit.

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Thunderbird Lodge & Event Center

200 Greenwood Hills Trail
Burnet, Texas 78611

512-756-4878
Fax:  512-756-0508

Email:  ResortReservations@SpiderMountain.com

 

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