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Capital Cruises

Hyatt Regency Town Lake boat dock, Austin, TX
+1 512-480-9264
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Bat cruise!

The kids said it was the best time ever. Got to see the bats and our guide gave us great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
shannon c
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Whitney, Texas
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kayak

renting a kayak to watch the bats was so reasonably priced ($10). the staff here are super frienly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bailey P
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Capital Cruises offers a selection of services for any lake event or activity on Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Not only do we offer our famous nightly sunset/bat watching excursion, we also specialize in dinner cruises and private events for all occasions. Looking for something a little more physical? Come down and rent a canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board, swan pedal boat, or an electric boat.With our all electric fleet and the beautiful backdrop of Austin's skyline on Lady Bird Lake, Capital Cruises is the ultimate Austin Experience!
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hyatt Regency Town Lake boat dock, Austin, TX
South Austin
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+1 512-480-9264

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The kids said it was the best time ever. Got to see the bats and our guide gave us great information about the bats and the area. Highly recommend! I felt sorry for the people standing on the bridge who didn't have as good of...More

Thank shannon c
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Shannon, Thanks for the great review. We agree with you, the water is the best place to watch! Hope to get you out on the lake in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

renting a kayak to watch the bats was so reasonably priced ($10). the staff here are super frienly. the bats are incredible. definitely a great experience

Thank Bailey P
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bailey, Glad we were able to show you a great experience! Thanks again and let us know when we can get you out on the lake again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our grandson to see the bats on their nightly exodus from underneath the Congress St. bridge. We purchased our tickets online, then arrived really early. We were told t that we could come back and line up 30min. early, but our grandson was...More

Thank Ruphue
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ruphue, Thanks for the great feedback! Give us a call next time you want to get out on the lake!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little skeptical to book this blindly. I wanted something different for my boyfriends birthday. I have to say it was the best experience ever! It was absolutely gorgeous. I booked my time slot from 7:15pm to 9:15pm when the tempature was perfect....More

1  Thank SR728
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your private dinner for two on the water! Thanks again for the feedback! Give us a call next time you want to get out on the water!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a great experience! Our guide (Meagan?) was awesome! They do a great job describing the sights buildings wildlife and of course the bats!

Thank Willwill99
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad we could show you around a bit! Let us know the next time you want to get out on the lake! Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved and paid for our bat cruise tickets online. There was a $3 service fee to do this. We saw others paying cash after checking in at the dock and it did not appear they had to pay the service fee. Before the "bat...More

Thank DiscountDuo
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you could join us on our tour. Our captains love the feedback, so I will be sure to pass along your review to Rainer. Thanks again and let us know if we can get you out on the lake in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a delightful hour on Lady Bird Lake - not just bats but a scenic cruise with excellent commentary. The open-top boat was probably better, but viewing from our covered boat was also just fine.

Thank 986TomW
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad we could add something special to your evening. Thanks again for the feedback! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour on Lady Bird Lake and it was a great time, very chill and relaxing! Captain Jason was very knowledgeable and had some great jokes. Definitely something fun to do if you're in the area!

Thank Karen_Y_Art
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Karen, So glad you enjoyed your time with us! Will pass along the kind words to Jason as all of our captains love the feedback! Thanks again and give us a call the next time you want to get out on the lake!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all really enjoyed the bat tour! It was a relaxing way to end the evening. The tour began with a leisurely tour down the river. Great chance to see the city at dusk. Beautiful way to enjoy the city. Learning about the bats and...More

Thank Sofia H
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sofia, We are flattered to be such a memorable part of your trip to Austin! Thanks again and let us know if we can get you out on the lake on your next visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fantastic weather for late June! Knowledgeable guide with a great sense of humor! Great for all ages.

Thank deweyandkristen
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Response from kttsv | Reviewed this property |
It does sell out, once it took 3 days before I could get tickets
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