Capital Cruises - The Ultimate Austin Experience

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Welcome to Capital Cruises

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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Features

Bat Cruises

DID YOU KNOW? July through September are peak months for the Congress bats. The babies are flying with the colony making the emergence more impressive (~1.5 million + their babies). Rain normally hinders the emergence, but they are still coming out great! Learn more

DEPARTS NIGHTLY March through early November ~30 minutes before sunset. Adults: $12, Seniors: $9, Children: $7.

Reservations required: Book a Bat Cruise

Cinco de Mayo Public Lunch Cruise

Sunday, May 5 - noon-2 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with friends and family on Capital Cruises scenic Lady Bird Lake lunch cruise  featuring the Hyatt's famous fajitas with complimentary beer and margaritas on the rocks. Adults: $57.99, Kids: $37.99 (ages 3-12). Includes tax and gratuity. Reserve Now More Info

Mother’s Day Public Catered Lunch Cruise

Sunday, May 12 - noon-2 pm

Treat mom to a scenic Lady Bird Lake catered lunch cruise featuring the Hyatt's famous fajitas with complimentary mimosas and dessert. Adults: $57.99, Kids: $35.99 (ages 3-12). Includes tax and gratuity. Reserve Now More Info  
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What people think of Capital Cruises

WEDDING RECEPTION

“We hosted our wedding reception on Capital Cruises and let me just tell you – the staff is FANTASTIC!

They worked with me in every way possible. They supported me throughout the process and on the day of the wedding, EVERY little detail was perfect! We had the best captain, the best server and everyone I was in touch with behind the scenes were perfect! They are reliable, responsive and just great. 

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WEDDING EVENT

“This was a really wonderful trip. Capital Cruises leaves from the river by the downtown Marriott in Austin on a “Bat Boat Tour”. Millions of bats live underneath one of the river bridges. At twilight, they all fly out, almost blackening the sky.

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SURPRISE BIRTHDAY

“I booked a private electric boat(Duffy) through Capital cruises for a Birthday surprise for my husband. It was quiet easy to call in and make a reservation and  the person on the phone was very helpful. They gave me all the basic information and answered all my queries as well…

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