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Live Love Paddle

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Address: 1610 East Riverside Dr., Austin, TX 78741
Phone Number: +1 512-804-2122
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Live Love Paddle offers nightly guided kayak tours to watch the Congress...
Live Love Paddle offers nightly guided kayak tours to watch the Congress Ave Bridge Bats in Austin, Texas. Live Love Paddle also offers daily rentals of stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and canoes on Lady Bird Lake. There are options for full-day river kayaking trips on local rivers including the Guadelupe River, the Colorado River, and the San Marcos River, overnight kayaking and camping trips and team building activities. All trips are guided to take the stress out of your adventure!
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You can't go wrong checking out the bats of the Congress St. Bridge. I would definitely recommend taking the Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Tour with Live Love Paddle. Paddling on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong checking out the bats of the Congress St. Bridge. I would definitely recommend taking the Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Tour with Live Love Paddle. Paddling on Lady Bird Lake as you moved through the water would have been worth the trip even without the bats. It was so peaceful and not at all challenging for those... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took a night tour to see bats under Congress Avenue bridge and I have to say this is no other tour that can offer you the view that we had! We saw millions of bats flying from under the bridge to feed. Amazing! Great guides! It was one of the best attractions of Austin.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a unique experience. Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake to the Congress St. Bridge to see the bats fly off at dusk. It was a little challenging for novice kayakers but well worth it. Don't let that stop you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My husband and I took our 13 year old daughter on this tour. We all really enjoyed it. The guides were very helpful and knowledgeable. We learned a lot of about bats and the city of Austin. We saw tons of bats. Way more than people viewing from the bridge or from a building. The kayaking was about 3 miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a great time in Austin and my husband and I both agreed the urban kayaking tour was the highlight of the trip. We were trying to determine what we would do on a Monday morning and this tour was exactly what we wanted. Casey was knowledgeable and made the trip very fun. It was just the right amount... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you are hoping for an active but relaxing evening with the best views of Austin and the bats, this is money well spent. Dan was a great guide and wonderful teacher, and we now have so much bat knowledge! He made the tour even more fun and interesting, and was not overbearing in the least. We were so happy... More 

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Allentown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you want to see bats, this is the best way to do it. Because the bats fly out from under the bridge, you don't really see anything from standing on top of it. And since the bats are tiny, you can't see much from a boat. But in a kayak, you can go directly beneath them to get the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We booked a morning tour, but it ended up being cancelled due to staff shortage so we were told that we could do the evening bat tour instead. And we're glad that we did! There's nothing like kayaking at dusk on a clear, beautiful night. Kayaking in Lake LBJ is extremely easy if you've never kayaked before. The water is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A must do if you are visiting Austin. Dan was the best instructer/tour guide ever! I had never kayaked before but he made me feel so comfortable. I loved the experience.

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My wife and I went out with Casey and about 7 other people. He was very professional and entertaining. He made us feel safe, but yet allowed us to enjoy the tour. The weather was rainy all day and he kept a close eye on it as it developed. Everything ended up being perfect and we saw about a million... More 

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Address: Address: 1610 East Riverside Dr., Austin, TX 78741
Phone Number: +1 512-804-2122
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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