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Bastrop River Company

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  • Average2%
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“kayak trip”(7 reviews)
“laid back”(5 reviews)
“cooler tube”(3 reviews)
Bastrop River Co is convniently located on the Colorado River in down town Bastrop Tx. Our historic boat house, the Yak Shaq (yak is short for kayak) and private boat launch offer a uniquely convenient experience. Our boat wranglers and guides are...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
601 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX 78602-3845
+1 512-321-4661
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They provide a nice, 3-hour leisurely ride along the Colorado River from Bastrop to a convenient takeout point at a river park, then transport you back to your car. Good, well maintained canoes and kayaks and all safety equipment is provided. No rapids. Stop on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RonFox13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a kayak when kayaking in Bastrop TX with grandson. it was a great trip full of fun and memories. The staff was super friendly when dropping and picking up. Really appreciated them taking the kayaks we own back for us as well. will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We had some out of towner's visit and they wanted to do this so...we took them here and they just loved it. Just wish our river looked like the ones in San Marcos. Very nice people running the place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We spend the day on the river with our two teenage sons and had a fantastic time! Great job BRC!! The “long” trip was great, especially with the slightly overcast conditions and a consistent breeze. We had the entire river to ourselves and saw deer,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LonghornDiva
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We looked for a first time kayak trip and found a winner. The staff were very informative and gave us all the information we needed. Was a very pleasant day on the river. Don’t forget sunscreen, water and bring a lunch as you have plenty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank inline51
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Easiest river tubing experience on a Sunday afternoon. Park at the Bastop River Company and for $50 you can rent two tubes and a cooler tube. They took us by truck to enter the river in the park. Two hours later we ended up back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lee H, Owner at Bastrop River Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you Elsie. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun kayaking with our family! Bastrop River Co. provided us with all the information and equipment we needed for our very enjoyable short paddle trip. We loved seeing the wildlife along the river. We will definitely be back! Thank you for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laurie C
Lee H, Owner at Bastrop River Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you Laurie. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fun couple hours on paddle boards ($20/hr/person). After our river workout, we headed up the hill to the Copper Shot Distillery for a cool drink. The rockers and the big fan with a mister were great. This made for a great afternoon...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RD3500
Lee H, Owner at Bastrop River Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

We look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! Very relaxing and my son and his friends loved it! They want to come back again! Lee was very friendly and so helpful!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michelle N
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We were interested in taking our first overnight kayak trip and had zero experience. We called and were reassured that we could successfully navigate the river and island as first timers so we decided on the 14mi kayak trip and camped overnight. Morgan and Dennis...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank coradillon
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Robert M
July 29, 2018|
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Response from RD3500 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did paddle boarding for one hour. We walked down an easy hill to the entry point and just stayed in that area. I don’t recall seeing tubers. The walk up the hill when we finished was not hard. The main things you... More