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Witness the incredible spectacle of millions of Mexican Free-tailed bats emerging from beneath Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge at sunset. Get the best view from a kayak on the river below to watch one of the city’s most celebrated natural attractions.

Meet your guide for an introductory paddling lesson, and learn all about how the local bat colony came to make the bridge their home. As you paddle the waterways towards the bridge, you’ll get to see Austin’s gorgeous downtown skyline and bridges along Lady Bird Lake, locally known as Town Lake.

Get a chance to snap social media-worthy photos as the bats form enormous surreal dancing clouds, and ascend into the night sky. Once the tour is over you’ll make your way back to the starting point.



Watch as millions of bats form strange dancing clouds in the dusk sky
Explore the serene waterways of downtown Austin in a kayak
Learn how the Congress Avenue Bridge became the perfect bat cave
Snap the perfect sunset photo with the city skyline as your backdrop
Join in the celebration of one of the region’s most unique natural phenomena



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