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Kayak Tours of Congress Bridge Bats and the San Marcos River. Tours last about 2.5 hours on the water and budge for about 3.5 to 4 hours total to sign waiver, get lesson and take photos. A great way to get on the water and cool off or get a little...more
13359 N Highway 183, Suite 406-601, Austin, TX 78750-7153
+1 512-766-5640
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We loved this tour! After a hot, hot day, it was great to be on the water. Our tour guide, Tabitha, was fantastic. We kayaked around the area and she shared interesting facts about the lake and the skyline in Austin (great view of Austin...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed July 20, 2018

The tour guide was a lot of fun and assured everyone of the simplicity of the tour. He offered bits and pieces of historical information. The bats were pouring out of the bridge.

Thank macbuzz2
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the trip, I had seen the bats from the bridge, much more impressive from beneath the bridge. Stephen was an fun,friendly, knowledgable guide. It was a lot of fun,nice warm water and a gentle current. Defiantly will go again.

Thank Cuttingcows
Reviewed June 17, 2018

13 June 2018 - Went on a kayak adventure with Steven. He was AWESOME! Only the 2nd time my mom was ever in a Kayak and they set her mind at complete ease! She is deathly scared of drowning and she ended up taking a...More

1  Thank Aubrey H
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Our guide was very nice and helpful with the Kayaks. However the negative to the trip: the trip should provide a cold water for the kayakers. At $55 it would cost the company less than $.25 cents for the water. However the biggest negative was...More

5  Thank Robin K
Reviewed May 29, 2018

My wife booked this trip for her birthday. While we have seen the Congress Ave bridge bats from land, there is nothing quite like seeing it from the water. We started off around 715pm and took our kayaks to Barton Creek and back to the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We had a great time on our tour and seeing the bats was really amazing! The kayak tour itself is pretty relaxing and good for any level of kayak skills. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Shannon N
Reviewed May 19, 2018

As has already been written here but needs to be mentioned again, Cody is an awesome guide. The bats have been coming out super late but rather than try to schedule later or just hang out in the lake like the other companies, Cody took...More

Thank Batt2
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Cody was a great tour guide. He was energetic, and incredibly helpful. He knew a ton of information, and was a great kayak instructor. He really put forward a ton of effort. He had a great disposition, and a really cheery attitude. He was funny,...More

1  Thank Timberwolf03
Reviewed May 1, 2018

On the morning of our company outing, Lone Star Kayak Tours canceled only an hour before the scheduled time. They were unable to complete the tour and we had to go with one of their competitors. If you need to be able to rely on...More

Thank Trey R
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August 15, 2017|
Response from CuteSACouple | Reviewed this property |
I didn't do the bat tour but I believe it is. The bats just fly out, nothing scary. There is no age limit but keep in mind the Kayaks have a 2 seats so you can be in a Kayak with your child but they would be sitting in front... More