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Fun in the sun with Roxy!

A beautiful day in Bastrop, Texas. Kayaking on the Colorado River is a nice adventure. It is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michaeltsnider
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Victoria, Texas, USA
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A fantastic weekend!

We went on the Wilbarger Overnight trip with the adults and scouts from Troop 1837 from Katy, TX... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Matt S
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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 the most knowledgeable and friendly outfitters on the Lower Colorado River. The River Co's most popular activies include - a 2-3 hour day trip on the El Camino Real paddle trail, - a 5-8 hour full day trip on the Wilbarger paddle trail, - rent a boat or stand up paddle board for an hour of paddling around under the historic old iron bridge During the summer time we offer a family friendly tubing experience on a short stretch of river through town.
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  • Very good12%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“great guy” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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601 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX 78602-3845
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful day in Bastrop, Texas. Kayaking on the Colorado River is a nice adventure. It is very peaceful. I can only imagine how cool it would be to do a moonlight tour at night. The staff were friendly and professional. Easy check-in process. Thank...More

Thank michaeltsnider
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Lee H, Owner at Bastrop River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the kind words. You should definitely come back for a moonlight float. There's nothing like it. This years dates will be posted soon and available to book through the website.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went on the Wilbarger Overnight trip with the adults and scouts from Troop 1837 from Katy, TX. We had an incredible trip with an overnight stay on Boy Scout Island. We met with Morgan and he quickly got us on the road to our...More

1  Thank Matt S
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic couple of hours, the river was low so very easy at this time of year, good for beginners and very helpful staff.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had a few random questions prior to tubing and Emmett was really friendly and helpful on the phone. On the day, the whole experience had a very laid-back vibe which was exactly what we were looking for in a tubing trip. Again, the staff were...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Excellent service. I took my 7 year-old nephew on a cayak ride along the 2-hour Camino Real trail. We had a great time in close contact with nature. Don't miss the "Tree Canopy" detour... Will come again.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I rented two canoes in March for a trip down the Colorado. Shortly after our trip started, my husband accidentally tipped the canoe over with our 8 year old. We were able to get to the bank where a man and his...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

My wife and I had passed over the Colorado River crossing in Bastrop numerous times and commented about how we needed to float there sometime. After meandering around downtown Bastrop and seeing the rustic storefront of Bastrop River Company, we decided the time was right....More

Thank Shawn T
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and canoed the river and everything went as described. The staff is friendly and courteous. Easy booking online. We had a great time.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

There was 4 girlfriends who did the short kayak run! The river was awesome!! Lee was so informative and a great guy! Picked us up in the shuttle. Perfect timing! I give this a two thumbs u!!

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The booking was easy online. The staff was very helpful. My son and had an 11am time. We were there early with a large group on the way. The let us get out early. The trip was fun and the staff was there to pick...More

Thank crdavis111
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