Thunderbird Resort

Thunderbird Lodge & Event Center


On Beautiful Lake Buchanan

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 in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

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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!"

Thunderbird Resort

The owners, Donna and John Williams and Janice and Richard Burrage welcome you to their little piece of paradise and want to make your stay at Thunderbird Resort a pleasurable and memorable one.

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 canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, and power boats for our guests.  Gas for boats and fishing bait are 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
18 Ft. Pontoon Boat
with 50 H.P. - Seats up to 8
225.00* 355.00*
19 Ft. Hurricane Deck Boat
with 150 H.P. - Seats up to 10
275.00* 400.00*
20 Ft. Glasstron Ski Boat
with 220 H.P. - Seats up to 10
275.00* 400.00*
*The price of gas and oil need to be added to the prices above.
Thunderbird rents only clean boats in very good condition.  Thunderbird supplies all life jackets and skis.  Tube equipment is additional.  Guests who rent from us are responsible for damage or losses.

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View of Thunderbird Resort   Swimming Pool at Thunderbird Resort

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 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
  • Great Fishing and Boating
  • Volleyball
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  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • 15 Slip Marina
  • Boat Launch
  • Canoes, Kayaks, Power and
    Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Gas and Oil
  • Fishing Bait
  • 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
  • Post Oak Farms Horseback Riding
  • Colbert Ranch Hosrseback
    Adventures
  • 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.

 

 

 

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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 Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin

The Texan Cabin   The Texan Cabin


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.

Summer Rates
     Weekdays - $490 per night
     Weekends - $550 per night

Spring and Fall Rates
     Weekdays - $415 per night
     Weekends - $465 per night

Winter Rates
     Weekdays - $375 per night
     Weekends - $415 per night

Holiday Rates:
     Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day - $550 per night
     Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years - $475 per night

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.  
- No Smoking in any of the buildings.  Smoking outdoors only.

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.

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Cottages

Cottages 1 and 2   Cottages 3 and 4

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

Holiday Rates apply on these holidays:
Memorial Day, Independence Day - 4th of July, and Labor Day
Rates Per Night
Cottages 1 thru 4
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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
Weekday
80.00
Weekend
85.00
Weekday
85.00
Weekend
90.00
Weekday
105.00
Weekend
115.00
125.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
95.00

 

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

Rates Per Night
Cottages 6 thru 9
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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 additional
Weekday
85.00
Weekend
90.00
Weekday
90.00
Weekend
100.00
Weekday
110.00
Weekend
120.00
130.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
100.00

 

Cottage 10  Cottages 5 and 10

Rates Per Night
Cottages 5 & 10

Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
 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
Weekday
105.00
Weekend
110.00
Weekday
120.00
Weekend
130.00
Weekday
130.00
Weekend
145.00
155.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
130.00

 

Cottage 11  Deck of Cottage 11

Kitchen of Cottage 11  Living Room of Cottage 11

Rates Per Night
Cottage 11
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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.
Weekday
175.00
Weekend
190.00
Weekday
190.00
Weekend
210.00
Weekday
220.00
Weekend
235.00
250.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
210.00

 

Cottage 12  Cottage 15

Living Room of Cottage 12  Living Room of Cottage 15

Kitchen of Cottage 12  Kitchen of Cottage 15

Rates Per Night
Cottages 12 & 15
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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
Weekday
130.00
Weekend
145.00
Weekday
145.00
Weekend
160.00
Weekday
160.00
Weekend
175.00
190.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
160.00

 

Cottage 14  Deck of Cottage 14

Living Room of Cottage 14  Kitchen of Cottage 14

Rates Per Night
Cottage 14
Non Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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  
Weekday
155.00
Weekend
170.00
Weekday
170.00
Weekend
185.00
Weekday
185.00
Weekend
200.00
220.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
185.00

 

Cottage 16  Dining Room of Cottage 16

Rates Per Night
Cottage 16
Non Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths  - Max 10 People - Stone Cottage with limited lake view. Living Room, Dining Room.
Non-Smoking.
Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional
Weekday
145.00
Weekend
160.00
Weekday
160.00
Weekend
175.00
Weekday
175.00
Weekend
190.00
210.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
175.00

 

Cottage 17

Cottage 17  Cottage 17

Rates Per Night
Cottage 17
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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 4 people, $10 each additional
Weekday
130.00
Weekend
145.00
Weekday
145.00
Weekend
160.00
Weekday
160.00
Weekend
175.00
190.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
160.00

 

Cottage 18

Rates Per Night
Cottage 18
Non Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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
Weekday
110.00
Weekend
115.00
Weekday
125.00
Weekend
135.00
Weekday
135.00
Weekend
150.00
160.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
135.00

 

Cottage 19  Back of Cottage 19

Living Room of Cottage 19  Living Room of Cottage 19

Dining Room of Cottage 19

Rates Per Night
Cottage 19
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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 10 people, $10 each additional
Weekday
330.00
Weekend
355.00
Weekday
355.00
Weekend
380.00
Weekday
400.00
Weekend
450.00
455.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
385.00

 

Cottage 20

Living Room of Cottage 20  Kitchen of Cottage 20

Rates Per Night
Cottage 20
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths - Max 8 People
Mobile Home with deck overlooking resort. Kitchen and Living Room.
Rates are per night for up to 4 people, $10 each additional
Weekday
120.00
Weekend
135.00
Weekday
135.00
Weekend
145.00
Weekday
145.00
Weekend
160.00
170.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
145.00

 

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Living Room   Kitchen

Rates Per Night
Cottage 21

Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
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 4 people, $10 each additional
Weekday
165.00
Weekend
180.00
Weekday
180.00
Weekend
225.00
Weekday
180.00
Weekend
240.00
200.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
200.00

 

 

View from Cottages 25 and 26  Living Room of Cottage 25

Cottage 26  Bedrooms of Cottages 25 and 26

Rates Per Night
Cottages 25 & 26
Non-Smoking

Winter

Spring
& Fall

Summer

Holiday
New 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
Weekday
175.00
Weekend
190.00
Weekday
190.00
Weekend
210.00
Weekday
220.00
Weekend
235.00
250.00

Christmas &
Thanksgiving
210.00

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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:

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 minimumMarch 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.

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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We are looking forward to your visit.

For a Printable Map and Directions
to Thunderbird Resort, click here.


Thunderbird Lodge & Event Center

Family Owned and Operated

200 Greenwood Hills Trail
Burnet, Texas 7861
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512-756-4878
Fax:  512-756-0508


Email:  tbirdres@tstar.net

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