Kayak and Paddleboard Tours and Rentals in Austin, Texas

Popular Tours

Congress Ave. Bat Bridge Tour

Starting at $55 | 2 Hours

Come check out the World’s Largest Urban Bat Colony emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge!  This colony made up of 1.5 million Mexican free tailed bats is an amazing sight to see and hear. Join us as we paddle and observe one of nature’s wonders and learn about how these nocturnal creatures help create a better ecosystem for all of us.

Austin Serenity Tour

Starting at $55 | 1.5 – 2 Hours

Join us on a guided eco-tour of the beautiful Lady Bird Lake. The lake is home to some of the best views of Austin beauty and wildlife. This is our most peaceful tour we offer in Austin. Here your guide will navigate you through this beautiful area of amazing animals and wildlife of Austin. Enormous snapper turtles and plentiful birds will be on this tour.

Other Activities

Kayak & SUP Rentals

Starting at $15 | Rentals Available by the Hour or by the Day

Kayak Tours

Starting at $55 | Tour San Marcos River, Lady Bird Lake, and more

Paddleboard Tours

Starting at $45 | Learn how to Paddleboard, do yoga, and more

Full Moon Paddle Tours

Starting at $55 | Witness the Rose Moon on Lady Bird Lake

About Us

If you have not been kayaking in Austin, Texas, then you are missing out on some beautiful crystal blue spring water and the largest bat colony in the USA.  We also offer you Paddle boarding in Austin with Rentals and Tours too.  Take this opportunity to join us, as we tour the natural beauty of Lady Bird Lake / Town Lake in Texas by kayak.  You will be guided in a sit-on-top kayak for approximately 2 hours to one of our hand picked Austin Texas tour locations on Lady Bird Lake or the San Marcos river. We hope you join us for an enjoyable active day of feeling good on the water!

Recent Blog Posts

The Cold is Here!

Our beautiful city is known for the many outdoor activities, from hiking to paddle boarding, but some days you just want to be inside yet still have a good time. Whether it’s one of the rare rainy days in Austin or you’re trying to escape the cold temps, there are just as many options for…

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Amazing Austin Architecture!

The architecture of Austin’s skyline is always captivating (and changing). While our view at Austin Paddle Shack is one of the best views in town, I’ve compiled a list of more unique spots where you can capture the picturesque view of concrete and steel that makes up downtown Austin. Zilker Park: Day or night, bring…

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Thinking About Getting Your First Kayak?

Thinking of getting your own kayak, but not sure where to start?   The best kayaks for beginners are stable, forgiving, and rugged enough to handle the learning curve. They should be less streamlined than an expert vessel, and they should have reinforced hulls which can handle being knocked about. Overall, stability and durability are two features that should be…

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(512) 766-5640

Office Location:
13359 North Highway 183 Suite 406-601 Austin, TX 78750

Meeting Location:
Behind Joe’s Crab Shack
600 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704