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If you're lucky enough to visit Austin, go see the 1.5 million bats as they spiral out from under the Congress Ave. bridge. They fly out in a brilliant swirling cloud. You can stand on the bridge, sit along the banks or find a good...More
We paid for parking and situated ourselves on a restaurant with a couple pricey drinks to see the famed bat flight
lol and behold- no bats
Saw something flying but was probably a bird . As it turns out, the bats are not year round...More
First of all, the price is right! Zero!! Everyone has heard about it, but once you actually see those bats streaming out of five or six portals under the bridge, its amazing. An estimaed 1.5 million bats flying every night. They eat an estimated 20,000...More
Come in the summer, about 20 mins before sunset. We didn't see anything in January (even though it was a warmer day in the 70s). But the walk under the bridge to the bike/jogging path is beautiful. Take a scooter here if you want to...More
Visited earlier today, December 29th and didn’t see even a single bat. Perhaps they migrate by this time of the year. Also it was a cold day with temperatures in mostly 40s (F) and could be another reason for no sighting.
Congregate on the east parapet/walkway of the Ann Richards bridge on Congress Avenue. The bats emerge from slits beneath the bridge and always fly to the east. It is much easier to see them if you go down to the grassy slopes along Lady Bird...More
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I preferred taking a walk from both sides of the river and the view from the top of the bridge this will give you some nice pictures that will be a lot better than the views from the boat. However the guided boat would give... More
I preferred taking a walk from both sides of the river and the view from the top of the bridge this will give you some nice pictures that will be a lot better than the views from the boat. However the guided boat would give some details about the bats.