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Live Love Paddle

1610 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741-1006
+1 512-804-2122
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The Best Way to See the Bats!

It was my teenage daughter's first trip to Austin. Seeing the bats and kayaking in lady bird lake... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna B
Loved it so much this is my third time!

I keep bringing more family members back to come Kayak and watch the bats come out form under the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Juliet B
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Live Love Paddle offers nightly guided kayak tours to watch the Congress Ave Bridge Bats in Austin, Texas. Live Love Paddle also offers daily rentals of stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and canoes on Lady Bird Lake. The Urban Kayak Tour is a daytime tour offered year round! We have secure lockers, real restrooms, accept credit cards and have free parking on-site!
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1610 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741-1006
+1 512-804-2122

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was my teenage daughter's first trip to Austin. Seeing the bats and kayaking in lady bird lake were both on our list of things we'd like to do, so being able to combine them sounded great. I lived in Austin years ago, and I've...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I keep bringing more family members back to come Kayak and watch the bats come out form under the bridge. Lady Bird Lake smooth and clean. Guides are always friendly, helpful and go above and beyond. Live Love Paddle makes the whole experience easy, fun,...More

Thank Juliet B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Moonlight Kayak Trip! Kayak to an island, listen to awesome, very talented local live music called Jeremy Booth and the Wanderers, wonderful with a bluegrass/folk sound . Very fun making Smores at a campfire while meeting new interesting people. Owners of Live Love Paddle...More

Thank PITTparent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Austin for work, and a few of my colleagues decided to do the bat kayak tour. I was very glad that I decided to join them! It was really nice that they had free lockers to store our stuff while we were...More

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kayak tour was Great! Faunz(hope I spelled hos name right) was a great river guide got us kayaking well and was super informative. This guys real enjoy their jobs and it shows. We will definitely be back for a bat tour next time. If...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I had an excellent kayaking and bat watching tour. Everything was managed well and we felt 100% taken care of. We would recommend this to all our family and friends. Great experience.

Thank kilasavoy
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Make sure you get a chance to pet Oliver. Reasonable prices for group tours and solo rentals. Safe good equipment. Had a great time.

Thank Enicia P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This was much better than seeing the bats from a riverboat! The guide was great too! He shared a lot of information on bats that make the trip more enjoyable. Don't forget to BYOB.

Thank Kelley T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, directly on the river. Free parking. Spent a bit over an hour with a SUP on the river, enjoyed our time! Equipment in good shape, knowledgeable and friendly staff! Will come again if in austin!

Thank Debuckl22
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly as fun staff. I rented a kyacker and my sister a paddle board. The shop is in a retail area and you walk around to the lake to get your equipment. The equipment is in good shape. The dock hand is helpful in...More

Thank Kim C
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29 November 2016|
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Response from kvu01 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have gift certificates but I would highly recommend at least 2 kayaks (it's harder to paddle and move around in a tandem) so even 3 would be a good idea. Call them when you get a moment and ask bc they... More
1 July 2016|
Response from LiveLovePaddle | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We also have a 3 and 4 year old and what works best for us is to take 2 tandem kayaks. The adults sit in the backseat and the kids sit in the front seat. We do have a canoe that might work for all... More
11 June 2016|
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Response from LiveLovePaddle | Property representative |
I'm sorry I am only seeing this question now, but yes, you can bring your dog on the kayaks! We even have a few life-jackets for the doggies!