Kayak Blog

Take our Serenity tour and learn more about Lady Bird lake!

Lady Bird lake has some amazing history, which we will love to share with you on our tour.  Here is a little sample of the amazing culture this lake has to offer! By the 1970, Town Lake and its shoreline had become neglected, polluted and overgrown with weeds.  The lake was referred  as an “eyesore.” During his two…

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Check out Austin skyscrapers on our Skyline Tour!

We will be offer a wonderful tour on Lady Bird Lake talking about the architect, landmarks and maybe you will see some of these buildings! Tallest buildings: This list ranks Austin’s delivered (completed and occupied) skyscrapers that stand at least 200 feet (61 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and…

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Hiring Receptionist and Tour Guides. Outside works!

Hiring a qualified and experienced individuals for receptions and rentals. You will also have option to work as a Guide. This job offers the opportunity for paid guide work in a warm weather climate. This can be a permanent position after summer is over. This job is ideal for an experienced, responsible and independent lead…

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Watch out for that tree!

I enjoy an adventure and excitement when I go out on the water.  Fun and excitement can sometimes be hard to explain without a little danger.  There is a fine line between adventure and disaster.  Lone Star Kayak Tour guide are trained to see disaster before it happens. The photo on the left show a…

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Hot Spots in Austin, Texas: San Gabriel River

Hot Spots

San Gabriel River, Texas The San Gabriel River flows through central Texas all the way to California. Its formed by the confluence of the North Fork San Gabriel and the South Fork San Gabriel in Georgetown, Texas. Before several impoundments were put into place, the San Gabriel river was prone to short but quick flooding….

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Hot Spots in Austin, Texas: Lake Travis

Hot Spots

Texas: Lake Travis Lake Travis is a hot spot to visit northwest of Austin, Texas. Lake Travis is a reservoir that was built on the Colorado River in 1942 to contain floodwaters. After a bad flood in 1938, Texas officials saw the construction of Lake Travis as necessary. It stretches a vast 65 miles across…

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Have you met…..Hayden?

Hello, My name is Hayden Rowe and I am a guide with Lone Star Kayak Tours. I have been an avid outdoorsman since I could walk. Whether in the forest or on the water, I always strive to be out in and among nature. I’ve been on the San Marcos River for over a year…

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Mermaids’ Everywhere!

Mermaid of San Marcos Morghan Parker, the mermaid of San Marcos, flips her tail Sept. 16, 2015 in the San Marcos River. Participants march in the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island June 22, 1996 in Brooklyn, NY. The annual parade, where hundreds of participants. Mermaids have long been part of San Marcos history, and…

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Really nice place to visit!

They offer a free, 30-minute guided tour containing a mix of national, state and local history and they include tons of fun facts and jokes. You are able to hang around, take photos and explore at any time. They are open weekdays from 8am to 5pm and weekends from 9am to 5pm. Tour are 30-45 minute of the building every 15 minutes.  Monday…

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Bats, Bats, and more Bats!

We see bat imagery all over Austin, many Austinites have yet to experience one of the most incredible sights that takes place along one of our busiest streets every year from March to November. Underneath the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge lives the largest urban bat colony in North America. When they emerge in…

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If you are visiting Austin or San Antonio Texas, Lone Star Kayak Tours is your Jam.  Advanced bookings are strongly encouraged.

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