Bat Watching and Bat Sightseeing
Bat Watching/Sunset Cruises
The bats are back for 2014! Book your tour now!
Capital Cruises' internationally famous bat watching excursion departs nightly approximately 30 minutes before sunset and are approximately one hour in length.
The Congress Avenue Bridge is the home of the largest urban bat colony in North America. Our cruises provide the best possible viewing for one of the most incredible wildlife spectacles in the world! Bat viewing is available on a public tour nightly March through ~ mid-November ($10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors & $5.00 for kids 3 to 12) or you can customize your own excursion with dinner, cocktails, and more (please see dinner cruise and party boat pricing for rates)
Click the reservation link to get reservation online, or just give us a call at 512-480-9264.
PLEASE NOTE: Reservations require check in 30-45 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Not checking in at this time may result in a loss of your reservation to wait listed patrons. Departure times will change depending on the bat emergence and sunset times. This tour runs March through mid-November (weather permitting) and is not available late November- February. Our tentative scheduled departure times for upcoming dates are as follows:
2/22/14 - 2/28/14 5:45 pm; 3/1/14 - 3/09/14 6 pm; 3/10/14-3/31/14 7 pm
4/1/14 - 4/19/14 7:15 pm; 4/20/14 - 5/6/14 7:30 pm
5/7/14 - 5/27/14 7:45 pm; 5/28/14 - 7/14/14 8 pm
7/15/14 - 8/5/14 7:45 pm; 8/6/14 - 8/27/14 7:30 pm
8/28/14- 9/9/14 7:15 pm; 9/10/14 - 9/23/14 7:00 pm
9/24/14 - 10/7/14 6:45 pm; 10/8/14 - 10/21/14 6:30 pm; 10/22/14 - 11/1/14 6:15 pm
Early November depends upon weather patterns and bat migration.
Map and Directions
Capital Cruises Dock
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
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