Capital Cruises - The Ultimate Austin Experience

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Welcome to Capital Cruises

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Established in 1991, Capital Cruises is the largest all-electric boat fleet on the Highland Lakes. Nestled on the shores of beautiful Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX), we are proud to offer lunch and dinner cruises, wedding events, internationally famous bat-watching excursions, party boat services, and the ultimate alternative for group and corporate outings.

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Stand Up Paddle Boards

A great way to enjoy Lady Bird Lake. Paddle Board Rentals $15 /hour or $25 for 2-hours. Now offering SUP ATX boards and gear. Interested in night time tours?  Contact us for details..

Austin Passbook Deal

Water Sport Rentals - Look for our 2-for-1 ad in the Austin Passbook. 1 Hour Rental (Paddleboard, Kayak, Swan or Electric Boat). $10-$65 Austin Passbook

Pedal/Paddle Punch Card Special

PEDAL/PADDLE PUNCH CARD - $60. Good for 4 (two-hour) rentals of a canoe, kayak (1 or 2 man), Swan Pedal Boat, SUP Paddle Board. $100 value (save 40% vs. individual rentals). Look for our Living Social specials. Purchase at Capital Cruises Boat Dock. Call (512) 480-9264 for details. Excluded holidays. no refunds or remainders returned. Card has no case value.
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What people think of Capital Cruises

"This was quite possibly one of the best experiences I have had with an event company. Every single staff member went above and beyond to ensure we had the best possible time. I will recommend it to anyone looking for a one of a kind awesome experience!!"
Dennis S. – July 2014 AAPM Students' Group
"Our company had a great time on our Capital Cruise. Everyone LOVED it. When I asked how we were going to top it next year, not a single person had any idea and everyone agreed to make it our annual activity. We appreciate the upgrade to the larger boat – what an awesome surprise. The fajitas were great - and there was plenty of food for everyone and then some. Captain Josh was very kind and accommodating. It really couldn't have gone better. THANK YOU!"
Sheridan S. – June 2014 Meritage Homes
"Our crew were very friendly and had us in the right places on the river at just the right time for a fantastic sunset and the bats! The on-board sound system was perfect for our playlist and really lent a party atmosphere to our cruise. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it! We and our clients couldn't have been happier with our experience."
Keri W. – July 2014 Hamer Enterprises