Austin: Sunset Boat Cruise with Bat Watching


Sail across Lady Bird Lake at sunset to admire Austin's skyline on a scenic boat tour before exploring iconic sites on a narrated drive with a guide. Join a bat-watching tour between March to October.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Witness Austin come to life as the sun begins to fade and lower into the horizon
    • Enjoy the scenery and peaceful calm of a relaxed late-afternoon sunset cruise
    • Drive past the Paramount Theatre, Texas Capitol, and Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge
    • Learn about the history of the area from your guide's on-board commentary
    • See the Congress Avenue bridge with the largest urban bat colony (March-October)
    • Benefit from complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Austin
  • Full description
    Experience the beauty of Austin at twilight on a sunset cruise, with a guide and hotel transfer included. See the city's top sites like the Willie Nelson Statue, Paramount Theatre, and the Texas Capitol lit up at night. Join a bat-watching tour during March-October.
    Be greeted by your guide at your downtown Austin accommodation and begin your evening tour in the comfort of a Mercedes Metris van. At dusk, cruise on Austin's Lady Bird Lake and watch the changing skyline. Learn about the city’s culture and friendly locals.
    Take this tour between March and October, witness Austin's famous Congress Bridge bats. Join your guide on a bat-watching excursion to see fabled Mexican (or Brazilian) free-tailed bats take flight from underneath the Congress Avenue Bridge.
    Witness the bats under the bridge where a colony of 1.5 million bats reside, one of the biggest colonies of urban bats in the world. Be awestruck at the sight of these bats flying across the colorful evening sky, with speeds of...  more
  • Includes
    • Tour guide
      Hotel pickup and drop-off from downtown Austin
      Sunset Boat Cruise
      Bat watching (March-October)
      Narrated drive in a van
  • Exclude
    • Tips (optional)