Austin Capital Cruises Bat Watching Tours, Kayak Rentals, and Dinner Cruises
Capital Cruises Austin is home of the Largest Electric Paddle Wheel Boat in the Country and the now famous Sunset Bat Watching excursion. We offer lunch and dinner cruises, sightseeing tours, party boat services, boat rentals and the ultimate alternative for group and corporate events. For more information call 480-9264 or visit our dock located at the Hyatt between Congress and South 1st Street.
Bat Watching Tours (available March - October)
Capital Cruises bat watching tours is a world famous Austin tour. The Congress Avenue Bridge is the home of the largest urban bat colony in North America. Our cruises provide the best possible viewing for one of the most incredible wildlife spectacles in the world! Bat viewing is available on a public tour. This tour sells out frequently and we highly recommend buying tickets in advance here. You can also customize your own excursions with dinner, cocktails, entertainment and more. Please arrive 30 minutes before your tour time to claim your reservation.
Public Sightseeing Cruise (available March - October)
Capital Cruises provides a unique glimpse of LadyBird Lake with a public sightseeing cruise departing Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. ($10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors & $5.00 for kids 4 to 12). See an incredible variety of flora, fauna and the dramatic landscapes inspired by Lady Bird Johnson with some of Austin's best photo opportunnities. We recommend buying tickets online for this tour as well..
Lady Bird Lake Dinner Tours
Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner cruise for two on a private "gondola-like" electric launch or a group dinner cruise for your office, family or friends, Capital Cruises has a great selection of boats and dinner options to suit your wishes and your budget. Catering is provided by the Hyatt and includes the Hyatt's famous fajitas, Barbecue, Grilled Chicken Pasta and Shrimp Pasta or we can customize an event for any group size and budget. Beverage service, snacks, entertainment, team building and more are also available. Rates will vary from $27.99 to $80.99 per person depending on options selected.
Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boat, and Electric Boat Rentals
If you're the adventurous type and want to take a hold of the helm, we recommend you try renting one of our floating adventures. Tour Lady Bird lake (formerly Town Lake) in style by renting one of our vessels. We're open from 9am to dusk on weekends and 10:00am till dusk during the week from March until October. We're open November through February as weather permits.
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Nestled on the shores of Scenic Town Lake at the Hyatt Regency, Capital Cruises offers bat watching, dinner cruises, party boats, sightseeing tours, boat rentals and group events and outings!
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