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“OK but very short”
Review of Capital Cruises

Capital Cruises
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Owner description: Capital Cruises offers a selection of services for any lake event or activity on Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Not only do we offer our famous nightly sunset/bat watching excursion, we also specialize in dinner cruises and private events for all occasions. Looking for something a little more physical? Come down and rent a canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board, swan pedal boat, or an electric boat.With our all electric fleet and the beautiful backdrop of Austin's skyline on Lady Bird Lake, Capital Cruises is the ultimate Austin Experience!
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Nice view of the city from the lake. Not an awesome view of the bats. Most flew straight toward the trees so you could only see them as they crossed a small piece of open sky. Not really a good vantage point from anywhere near the bridge. Save your money and go to Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico. Much longer show.

Thank BaltimoreRedbird
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Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We booked the bat excursion and loved it. We had never seen the bats and to see them from the water was great. Highly recommend this cruise.

Thank Danielle H
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Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Awesome experience. Where else can you see 1.5 million bats! Great views of downtown Austin as well, all for $10! Will remember this for a long time.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

We took our children on the bat sightseeing cruise and we were not disappointed. We were amazed at the numbers that flew out from under the bridge. We had read a little about the Mexican bats before arriving so we knew why they were there. Just amazing. The view from the water is incomparable to being on the bridge or lakeside.

Thank 4TravelBugs4
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Bring a picnic and enjoy an amazing experience on Lady Bird Johnson Lake in Austin. We loved the Duffy boat. We brought wine and some wonderful sandwiches from the Four Seasons to watch the sunset.

We only rented for 2 hours, next time we will do 3 hours.

Thank aledo99
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