Capital Cruises is exited to partner with Blue Starlight Cinema to offer both on the water and waterfront cinema experiences! Our monthly on the water cinema cruise of Lady Bird Lake will show classics and new independent films as you sit on the upper deck of one of our vessels with the city floating […]
First Donut Boats in Texas! The Donut Boat’s unique design allows up to ten people to casually sit around a center table, complete with a center post umbrella for shade, while you cruise Lady Bird Lake. The quiet electric motor allows you to easily chat with your friends and drives with the ease of a […]
Now offering Sunset Tours. November -February (weather permitting). Closed 11/22 – 11/25; 12/24-12/26 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. […]
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. Socially distanced and outdoors for a COVID safe activity. For reservations, call (512) 480-9264 Rent an intimate Duffy boat (2-8 passengers) or a larger vessel (9-50 passengers; capacities are limited due to […]
Did you know? Typical bat viewing varies from night to night but here are the general patterns: March-mid/late May – Good; June (birthing month) – varies from night to night with later emergences; July-Sept/Oct. – Best as the pups are flying with the rest of the colony. Of course, the bats are wild animals and […]
Starting November 1- February: 10 am to 5 pm for rentals (weather permitting). 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 Capital Cruises will be closed on the following days: November 22nd-25th and December 24 […]
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.