Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour
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Spend two hours getting a unique tour that can only be found in Austin, Texas with the Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour. This unique tour lets you experience nature, water, and best of all, bats in a fun way.
Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour happens nightly between 7pm and 9pm. Tourists meet behind popular eatery 'Joe's Crab Shack' to depart and are provided with a life jacket, lessons on how to properly operate the kayak, glow stick bracelets and safety instructions. Each tour is conducted by a professional guide who is both familiar with the area as well as an expert on kayaking. Your kayaking tour will take you from Lady Bird Lake to the popular Congress Avenue Bridge where you'll get to view one of the largest urban bat colonies found in the world. This tour is unique in experience and allows visitors to get a fun and different perspective of these bats as they awaken to take flight for the night.
This tour starts at 7pm but guests are requested to arrive around 6pm for safety lessons and to prepare for the trip. No food or drinks are provided for this event. It is recommended to wear swimwear as it is likely you will get wet. For cooler weather, dress appropriately and bring a windbreaker or jacket. Guests are also encouraged to bring sunglasses, hats, sunscreen, bottled water, bug repellent, towels, a water proof camera and an extra change of clothing as you will likely be wet.
For a different way to view parts of Austin, Texas as well as one of the largest urban bat colonies in the world, check out Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour. This unique tour is sure to be a unique adventure.
The Congress Ave Bat Bridge Kayak Tour is a great way to experience the water, nature, and a memorable bat moment. This is an experience you can only get in Austin.
This tour is a total of two hours, beginning at 7pm and ending at approximately 9pm daily. Please arrive to departure point 30 minutes before scheduled departure.
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hour notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.
Pickup & Return:
Behind Joe's Crab Shack.
Same as departure.
Departure Times: 6:00pm
- Professional guide
- Life jacket
- Paddle lesson and safety instructions
- Glowstick Bracelet
Does not include:
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Recommend you wear swimsuit, windbreaker jacket, or lightly layered synthetic clothing
- Bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, waterproof camera, bottle water, bug repellent, towel, and extra change of clothes