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Capital Cruises

Hyatt Regency Town Lake boat dock, Austin, TX
+1 512-480-9264
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Bat Cruise

This cruise was a highlight of our Texas road trip. Nothing can beat a perfect evening on the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RM_Stafford
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Stafford, VA
it is a great tour and our tour guide make it so much fun

The tour is a simple ride on lake Austin that ends with seeing the bats. Sad to say the bats were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kttsv
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Ausitn
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hyatt Regency Town Lake boat dock, Austin, TX
South Austin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruise was a highlight of our Texas road trip. Nothing can beat a perfect evening on the water watching hundreds of thousands of bats wake up and fly off to do whatever bats do. Seriously - it was absolutely fascinating and so very well...More

Thank RM_Stafford
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the reveiw! We enjoy showing visitors this unique experience! Give us a call next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is a simple ride on lake Austin that ends with seeing the bats. Sad to say the bats were not too cooperative the night we were there and so it was a limited exit. But our tour guide did a great job helping...More

Thank kttsv
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! July through September are typically have the earlier emergence of the bats, but it really depends on the weather in the spring as to how early or late the bats decide to leave. Give us a call the next time you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I went and did a bat tour Monday night as part of our babymoon. Our guide was really sweet and gave a really neat tour! When it was time to watch the bats the gave us a bunch of bat facts and...More

Thank Callie M
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us Callie! Give us a call the next time you want to get out on the lake!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This past weekend we rented Capital Cruises' Myacht for a bat watching cruise for our kids' 10th birthday party. Every single kid at the party said it was the best birthday party they'd ever been to! We had a great time cruising around the lake...More

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CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the shining review! We love to be a part of these special events and are glad to show you Austin and the bats from the water! Thanks again and let us know if we can get you out on the lake in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capital Cruises was an excellent choice in viewing the bats. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend and a must do when you visit Austin.

Thank Kate R
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words as our captains love the feedback! Give us a call the next time you want to get out on the lake!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect! Smooth trip with many stories as we cruised down the lake. As the boat turned around, we arrived a couple of minutes to view the bats close to the base of the bridge. Amazing! Fun trip...add this as a must on your list.

Thank Sonia T
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Glad we could be a part of your special celebration! Give us a call when you want to get back out on the lake!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed it. We loved seeing the city from the lake and our guide was great! He was funny and knowledgeable. Awesome view of the bats! Definitely worth it!

Thank Lori R
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Glad we could show you a different side of Austin! Let us know if we can get you out on the lake in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've done several bat tours in Austin (I often play host to friends and family visiting from out of town) and this is by far my favorite! Our guide was terrific, the views were unbeatable and the ride was incredibly comfortable. I have family visiting...More

Thank Katie S
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback and are flattered to be your favorite! Give us a call when you are ready to get back out to see the bats!

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 (kids ranging from 7 to 14) battled traffic to get into downtown Austin for the 7:30 ride. Check-in was a breeze. We chose the boat with no roof and a large bat perched on it. Our driver was EXCELLENT. He was...More

Thank MamaBatsch
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this review

We are so glad to show you the unique view of this amazing natural event! Give us a call the next time your visit and want to get out on the lake!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

I took my friend on this cruise as she had never see the bats before. The boat captain was knowledgeable and funny. I enjoyed hearing about the history of the buildings we passed, actually more than I did the bats themselves as I've seen them...More

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