Sunset Sightseeing Tours

Now offering a nightly 1-hour Sunset Tour. November through February, 5-6pm (weather permitting). Enjoy sunset on Lady Bird Lake and views of the Austin skyline! At this time of year, most of the bats are gone but some do stay around–bat viewing is limited. Bring a jacket, some snacks, and a beverage of your choice. […]

Holiday Parties

Now accepting reservations for Holiday Parties including New Year’s Eve. Celebrate the holiday season with friends, family or co-workers on Lady Bird Lake. For reservations, call (512) 480-9264 Rent an intimate Duffy boat (2-8 passengers) or a larger vessel (9-140 passengers) and enjoy the Ultimate Austin Experience. Catering options available from the Hyatt Regency Hotel. We […]

Holiday Hours

We are open: 10 am to ~1 hour before dusk for rentals (weather permitting). Private charters and catered events available anytime by reservation. Capital Cruises will be closed on the following days: November 20 – November 23 December 24 – December 26

Public Bat Tours

The Anne W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is the home of the largest urban bat colony in the world.  Austin’s bridge bats are Mexican free-tailed bats. They migrate each spring from central Mexico and return to Mexico in early Fall. Capital Cruises offers public bat tours from March through mid-November.

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..

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 […]

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