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Austin River Tubing Float Guides

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Paddle Boarding & Kayaks to See the Mexican Free Tailed Bats

Updated: Feb 9

If you want to witness the famous bat emergence in Austin, Texas, where thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats take flight from the Congress Avenue Bridge, you have a couple of options for kayaking or paddle boarding.

paddle boarding on Lady Bird Lake
  1. Congress Avenue Kayaks: Congress Avenue Kayaks offers kayak and paddleboard rentals specifically for viewing the bats. Located near the Congress Avenue Bridge, you can rent a kayak or paddleboard from them and paddle to a designated area to witness the bats' flight.

  2. Live Love Paddle: Live Love Paddle also provides kayak and paddleboard rentals for bat viewing. They offer guided tours that take you to prime spots near the Congress Avenue Bridge, allowing you to watch the bats while on the water.

Both options mentioned above provide an opportunity to combine the enjoyment of kayaking or paddleboarding with the spectacular bat show Austin is known for.

Watching the bats from the river




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