Austin Water Bikes rentals and tours is the premier way to view Lady Bird Lake in gorgeous downtown Austin. You and your friends or family can explore the lake area, taking in all the sights and sounds that downtown Austin has to offer. The water bikes are eco-friendly and very easy to use. They are a blend of a kayak and a bicycle, powered only by your enthusiasm and peddling muscles! Our water bikes can cruise up to 7 miles an hour and offer a unique experience and photo opportunities. Come check us out behind the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Austin (between South 1st and Congress Avenue on the South side of Ladybird Lake).
About our Bat Watching Tours
Austin Water Bikes signature tour since 2011 is a comprehensive overview of Austin, offering breathtaking views of our magnificent skyline and up-close perspective from Lady Bird Lake. Departing from our location behind the Hyatt Regency Hotel building, this 90 minute tour features a live narration highlighting Austin’s rich history and architectural heritage. Your tour guide will lead you through the main branch of Lady Bird Lake to Congress Avenue Bridge. One of the most amazing sites in Austin takes place every evening at dusk during March through November. Yep…you guessed it…BATS! The Congress Avenue Bridge is the home to a colony of 1.5 million Mexican Free-tailed bats. Get a front-row floating seat for the show. An amazing experience you must try!
This tour will entertain everyone, particularly those with a desire to experience an amazing sunset and the beauty of Austin’s remarkable skyline. Tour times vary with the sunset, so book your tour to see starting times.