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Downtown to Barton Springs Guided Kayak Tour

by Congress Avenue Kayaks
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Highlights

Visit the spring-fed waters of Barton Springs & Barton Creek

Paddle Lady Bird Lake with stunning views of Austin skyline

Travel under a bridge where 1.5 million bats live

Learn a lot from our fun, friendly, and informative Guides

All ages and skill levels welcome!

Highlights

Visit the spring-fed waters of Barton Springs & Barton Creek

Paddle Lady Bird Lake with stunning views of Austin skyline

Travel under a bridge where 1.5 million bats live

Learn a lot from our fun, friendly, and informative Guides

All ages and skill levels welcome!

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Downtown to Barton Springs Guided Kayak Tour

Activity Location

Austin 78701

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Waller Creek Boathouse

    74 Trinity Street

    Austin 78701


Description

We have a fun 2-hour tour that leads guests on a kayaking adventure on Lady Bird Lake with amazing downtown views! The tour also paddles into Barton Creek and arrives at the beautiful spring-fed waters of Barton Springs, the natural wonder of Austin! Our fun and informative guide will give you tons of information on our city, culture, natural features, and wildlife. Join us for a wonderful and memorable way to start your day in Austin! We offer everything needed for the tour and have a facility with restrooms and a cafe. So all you need to do is show up at our boathouse and we'll take care of the rest!


Inclusions

  • Guided tour, Sit on top kayaks, Life jacket, Paddle, and Storage

  • Kayak 101 paddling and navigation lesson

  • Boathouse facility with access to restrooms, water, and Alta’s Cafe

  • Pictures taken by our guide which can be sent to you at no charge


Exclusions

  • Not provided but available for purchase: bottled water, sunscreen, dry bags, t-shirts and more.

  • Parking is not included


Know Before You Book

  • 1 valid driver's license or passport per kayak and a signed waiver are required.

  • No age minimum but our double kayaks have a weight limit of 400 lbs.

  • Transportation to the Boathouse is not included.

  • Tour time of 2 hours for a round-trip distance of around 2-3 miles.

  • Swimming ability is not required; Life vests are mandatory

  • Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of start time. Tour will not be delayed for late guests.


Downtown to Barton Springs Guided Kayak Tour ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 Jul 21, 2019

Excellent kayaking tour - our guide Journey was wonderful strongly recommend this tour for first time kayakers .

Cynthia L

United States

5/5 Jan 14, 2019

I would highly recommend this tour! Our guide, Jimmy, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about all things Austin. Boats were in great shape and the tour route was everything we wanted...a perfect balance of city and nature.