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Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin

Location Austin, Texas, USA
$84.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Learn about the Bats in Austin on this 2.5 hour bat watching bike tour (2 hours on the bike). It's the largest urban bat colony in the world! This tour takes place during the evening for a leisurely 8 mile ride (a few small hills) around Lady Bird Lake hike-n-bike trail, including Barton Springs, Zilker park, Butler park, the boardwalk and Pfluger bridge, with a stop to view the bats in flight from Congress Ave. bridge after sunset. Tour starts 2 hrs. before sunset. It's a great, unique tour!

Please note- if you can't ride a bicycle, you will not be able to participate in the tour and will be refunded. Safety and respect of other riders in the group are essential.
Bat tour
bats
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

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  • It's the largest urban bat colony in the world!
  • Learn about the Bats in Austin on this 2.5 hour bat watching bike tour (2 hours on the bike).
  • local sales tax
  • Professional guide
  • All required equipment (bike and helmet)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Meeting point
650 W. Riverside ATX 78704 Meet in the park. Meet in the parking lot of Auditorium Shores, next to the bathrooms on the lake. Across from the Long Center at Riverside and S. 1st St. bridge. Note: sign says "Vic Mathias 900 W. Riverside"
Return details
650 W. Riverside ATX 78704 Meet in the park. Meet in the parking lot of Auditorium Shores, next to the bathrooms on the lake. Across from the Long Center at Riverside and S. 1st St. bridge. Note: sign says "Vic Mathias 900 W. Riverside"
  • Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching
    During the night time, bats fly out from under Congress Avenue Bridge. If you have been to Austin or visited and not seen this, it is a highly recommended thing to see! This tour begins with a ride around Lady Bird Lake and will stop at the perfect time to view the bat's flying out from under the Congress Avenue Bridge.
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park
    Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the Colorado River that comprises over 350 acres of publicly owned land. It is named after its benefactor, Andrew Jackson Zilker, who donated the land to the city in 1917
  • Barton Springs Pool
    Barton Springs Pool is a recreational outdoor swimming pool that is filled entirely with water from nearby natural springs. It is located on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. The pool exists within the channel of Barton Creek and utilizes water from Main Barton Spring, the fourth largest spring in Texas
  • Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
    Austin’s famous urban trail along the lake, the Butler hike-n-bike trail. This multi use trail circles around Lady Bird Lake and includes Austin's new over the water boardwalk. This ride is traffic free (i.e. no cars) and features many shaded areas. The tour distance is approximately 7.5 miles on mostly flat natural/paved services with a few small hills.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Bring water, the bike has a bottle cage
  • Youths ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 3 people per booking is required
  • Children ages 11 and under, private tour recommended (extra $40 pp)
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin

    Location Austin, Texas, USA
    $84.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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