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Evening Bat-Watching Kayak Tour to Congress Avenue Bridge

by Live Love Paddle Duration 2h 30m Features animals Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $45

Embark on a kayak tour along the mighty Colorado River and marvel at the Congress Avenue Bridge, which is home to the world's largest urban colony of bats. A professional guide, lots of fascinating commentary, and epic city views make for an unforgettable experience.

Head to the tour office on Riverside Drive and listen to a brief safety orientation before walking a short distance to the river and boarding your kayak. Dip your paddle into the sparkling water and propel yourself peacefully along, taking in views of the downtown Austin skyline.

Soak up local history and sweeping city views on your way to the immense Congress Avenue Bridge, which is a popular hangout for bats. Thousands of these shadowy creatures nestle beneath the bridge every day before taking flight around sunset. Admire this stunning sight as the sun sinks low in the sky before your experience comes to an end.

Embark on a kayak tour along the mighty Colorado River and marvel at the Congress Avenue Bridge, which is home to the world's largest urban colony of bats. A professional guide, lots of fascinating commentary, and epic city views make for an unforgettable experience.

Head to the tour office on Riverside Drive and listen to a brief safety orientation before walking a short distance to the river and boarding your kayak. Dip your paddle into the sparkling water and propel yourself peacefully along, taking in views of the downtown Austin skyline.

Soak up local history and sweeping city views on your way to the immense Congress Avenue Bridge, which is a popular hangout for bats. Thousands of these shadowy creatures nestle beneath the bridge every day before taking flight around sunset. Admire this stunning sight as the sun sinks low in the sky before your experience comes to an end.

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Evening Tour

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Tour times vary between 6-7 pm, please contact Live Love Paddle to confirm check-in time.

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per traveler
$45

Total price is $45, taxes included

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Evening Bat-Watching Kayak Tour to Congress Avenue Bridge

Activity Location

Congress Avenue Bridge

Austin 78741

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Live Love Paddle

    1610 East Riverside Drive

    Austin 78741


Highlights

  • Kayak tour with sights of the bats at Congress Avenue Bridge

  • Professional guide with insight into bats & local wildlife

  • Chance to see the world's largest urban bat colony in action

  • Stunning views of Austin's downtown skyline around sunset

  • Chance to drift peacefully on the water & take in city views


Inclusions

  • Guided kayak tour to Congress Avenue Bridge

  • Kayak and life jacket

  • Brief safety orientation

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Beverages and snacks


Know Before You Book

  • Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Children 13 and younger must wear a life jacket.

  • You must weigh between 30 and 275 pounds (13–275 kg).

  • Maximum group size is 28 people.

  • You must be able to paddle on your own.

  • You do not need previous kayaking experience.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.