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Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour in Austin

  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour in Austin
From US$55.00
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Congress Avenue Bat Bridge Kayak Tour in Austin

Experience the world’s largest urban bat colony emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge!  This colony made up of 1.5 million Mexican free tailed bats is an amazing sight to see and hear. From the meeting point, join your professional guide at 6pm where afterward, you will paddle and observe one of nature’s wonders and learn about how these nocturnal creatures help create a better ecosystem for everyone. The tour is lasts 2 hours and food and drinks are not included. 

What to Expect
The Congress Ave Bat Bridge Kayak Tour is a great way to experience the water, nature, and a memorable bat moment. This is an experience you can only get in Austin. This tour is a total of 2 hours, beginning at 7pm and ending at approximately 9pm daily. Please arrive to departure point 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hour notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. No-shows will be charged the full price.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Don't get lost on the water

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 18 June 2018
BEST Kayak Experience EVER! Sunset, Bats, Turtles, Fish, AMAZING guides!!!

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

Thank Aubrey H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile
Bat kayak tour

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

3  Thank Robin K
Reviewed 30 May 2018
Sunset, turtles, hot spots to hand and BATS BATS BATS!!

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 30 April 2018
Best way to see the bats!

Cody and Gabriel were excellent guides. We went out 4/27/18, a perfect night. After a quick lesson our group kayaked well past the bridge and back to see this incredible displayed. Children and adults both loved this, thanks to Cody and Gabriel's knowledge of the...More

Thank BClum
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