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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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10:00 am - 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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Had an awesome time. The guide was great in positioning us for the best views of the bats and pointing out interesting details

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Had an awesome time. The guide was great in positioning us for the best views of the bats and pointing out interesting details

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I can't begin to explain how amazing this trip was! It was a slowly leisurely paddle of about 25 minutes from the put in about a mile and a half downstream up to the Congress Avenue bats. In past years we've stayed over the railing and a 100° Texas heat jostling for cramped space with everyone else to watch the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had few days off, so I decided to go to Austin. I did the Congress Bridge Bat Tour ... Which was awesome!!! Adam was a great tour guide and made the whole experience fun. Great job guys!!! Will definitely recommend you to friends!!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a really unique way to see the bats come out of the Congress Bridge and learn a little bit more of the history. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Unfortunately, it is a VERY long kayak tour, so prepare yourself for the 3+ miles of paddling. I had a very heavy boat and it was pretty... More 

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great place to rent equipment. The staff was great, and it was a fun time. A group of us went for paddle boarding which was fun and they were very knowledgeable on the equipment and did a great job instructing us on best ways to use the equipment.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

So fun! I have never kayaked a day in my life, but now it's something I think I will have to do more often. The tour guide was friendly and full of information. I like how he let us go out on our own and didn't babysit us. We had so much fun and saw so many bats. People on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What a wonderful experience. The guys at Live Love Paddle were fantastic. Lady Bird Lake was wonderful, the Austin skyline was beautiful at night, and the bats were absolutely awesome. We paddled to the south end of the Congress St bridge and watched for nearly an hour as the bats made their nightly flight exiting the bridge. It was truly... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My brother and I took the opportunity to go kayaking on Independence Day and had a great time. The customer service at Live Love Paddle made for a very smooth and easy experience. We were able to park right at the store. Inside the staff was very friendly and clear with directions. At the dock we were again greeted by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've always enjoyed kayaking so when I heard you could see the famous Austin bats from a kayak I was sold! A quick google told me Live Love Paddle were the best in the business and google wasn't wrong! Casey was very knowledgeable about the kayaks/the area/the bats and made everyone feel very comfortable. It was a PERFECT night with... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our guide was amazingly knowledgable about not only the bats, but also the city of Austin, it's architecture and history

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Additional Information about Live Love Paddle

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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