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↠ ABOUT THE TOUR ↞

↠ Clear Kayak Day Adventure Tour:
Explore Austin’s Natural Beauty ↞

Discover the Magic of Austin by Day

Join us for an unforgettable daytime adventure with our Day Adventure Tour, a signature experience that captures the essence of Austin’s vibrant nature and stunning landmarks. Paddle through the serene waters of Lady Bird Lake, soaking in the sights and sounds of the city’s beautiful environment.

Why Choose Our Day Adventure Tour?

🌆 Stunning Views: Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Austin’s skyline, lush greenery, and tranquil waters as you paddle across Lady Bird Lake. This picturesque setting offers perfect photo opportunities at every turn.

🦢 Rich Wildlife Encounters: Our tour takes you through diverse ecosystems where you can spot local wildlife such as turtles, birds, and fish. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and the chance to connect with nature.

🏖️ Scenic Sandbar Stop: Option to take a refreshing break at a picturesque sandbar, perfect for stretching your legs and wading in the cool water. This natural oasis is a popular spot for locals to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river.

🌊 Enchanting Barton Creek: Paddle through the clear, cool waters of Barton Creek, fed by natural springs. This tranquil area is home to the endangered Barton Springs Salamander and offers a serene escape from the city.

💧 Historic Barton Springs: Explore the area around the Barton Springs Pool, where natural springs feed into Barton Creek. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters and vibrant atmosphere of this beloved local treasure, which maintains a constant temperature of around 68-70°F, making it a perfect year-round destination.

🗣️ Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable and friendly guides enhance your experience with fascinating facts about Austin’s history, the ecology of the area, and interesting landmarks along the way. They ensure a safe, enjoyable, and informative tour for all.

🚣‍♀️ Clear Kayaks for Maximum Enjoyment: Our clear kayaks offer a unique perspective, allowing you to see the underwater world below as you glide across the lake. This immersive experience brings you closer to nature than ever before.

🌊 Perfect for All Skill Levels: Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a complete novice, our tour is designed to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone. Our guides provide all necessary instructions and support to ensure you have a fantastic time on the water.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Great for Groups: Looking for a memorable activity for friends, family, or colleagues? Our Day Adventure Tour is a fantastic group activity that fosters camaraderie and creates lasting memories.

📅 Book Your Adventure Today!

Don’t miss out on one of Austin’s most unique and awe-inspiring experiences. Our Day Adventure Tour is popular and spaces fill up quickly, so book your spot today to ensure you don’t miss the magic. Experience the natural beauty, wildlife wonder, and the unbeatable charm of an Austin day with us.

↠ SUNSET AND BAT TOUR ↞

🌅 Clear Kayak Sunset and Bat Tour:
A Unique Austin, Texas Experience
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Discover the Magic of Austin at Sunset

Join us for an unforgettable evening with our Sunset and Bat Tour, a signature experience that perfectly captures the essence of Austin’s natural beauty and vibrant wildlife. As the sun begins to set, embark on a journey across the serene waters, soaking in the stunning hues of the Texas sky.

Why Choose Our Sunset and Bat Tour?

🌇 Breathtaking Sunsets: Witness the sky transform into a canvas of brilliant colors. The tranquil waters of Lady Bird Lake reflect the oranges, pinks, and purples of the setting sun, creating a picture-perfect backdrop for your adventure.

🦇 Up-Close Wildlife Encounters: Our tour takes you to the famous Congress Avenue Bridge, home to the largest urban bat colony in North America. As dusk falls, marvel at the spectacular sight of over a million bats emerging from beneath the bridge, creating a mesmerizing aerial display.

🗣️ Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable and friendly guides enhance your experience with fascinating facts about Austin’s history, the ecology of the area, and the habits of the bats. They ensure a safe, enjoyable, and informative tour for all.

🚣‍♀️ Clear Kayaks for Maximum Enjoyment: Our clear kayaks offer a unique perspective, allowing you to see the underwater world below as you glide across the lake. This immersive experience brings you closer to nature than ever before.

🌊 Perfect for All Skill Levels: Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a complete novice, our tour is designed to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone. Our guides provide all necessary instructions and support to ensure you have a fantastic time on the water.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Great for Groups: Looking for a memorable activity for friends, family, or colleagues? Our Sunset and Bat Tour is a fantastic group activity that fosters camaraderie and creates lasting memories.

📅 Book Your Adventure Today!

Don’t miss out on one of Austin’s most unique and awe-inspiring experiences. Our Sunset and Bat Tour is popular and spaces fill up quickly, so book your spot today to ensure you don’t miss the magic. Experience the natural beauty, wildlife wonder, and the unbeatable charm of an Austin sunset with us.

Experience the Best of Austin with Our 100% Clear Kayak Tours!

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BEST GUIDES

Our knowledgeable and local guides will lead you through the waterways, providing insights into the local wildlife, landmarks, and history.

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TOP-RATED

Get Up And Go Kayaking has over 30,000 five-star reviews and upholds to a high quality standard of delivering an amazing experience to all guests! We’ve also been featured in Forbes for sustainability efforts!

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SMALL GROUPS

Our max group size is 12 paddlers – the perfect size to hear our guides and enjoy conversations along the way. (Larger private parties may be available upon request. Group size may vary slightly by location.)

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EASY PADDLE

Perfect for all skill levels, our tours navigate the calm waters of Austin’s waterways. Suitable for first timers and experienced kayakers!

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GREAT VIEWS

Enjoy unobstructed views of the underwater world and the scenic surroundings with our 100% clear kayaks. The perfect place to make lasting memories with friends, families, coworkers, and loved ones!

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GUARANTEED ACCESS

Booking a day tour with us gives you access to the beautiful waterways of Austin, TX: Colorado River, Ladybird Lake, and Barton Creek!

Booking a 7 PM Sunset Bat Tour with us gives you access to the Colorado River and Ladybird Lake, along with a spectacular bat watching experience at the South Congress Avenue bridge post-sundown!

↠ NIGHT CLEAR KAYAKING GLOW TOUR 🌟🚣‍♀️

Discover the Magic of Austin Under the Stars ✨

Experience Austin like never before with our Night Clear Kayaking Glow Tour! This 1 hour and 15 minute adventure takes you on a mesmerizing journey along Lady Bird Lake, between the iconic I-35 bridge and the scenic Sandbar. Paddle through the calm waters under the enchanting glow of LED lights, and witness the vibrant cityscape of Austin illuminated against the night sky. 🌃

Tour Highlights:

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Kayaks 🛶💡:Our clear kayaks are outfitted with LED lights, creating a magical glow that lights up the water beneath you. This unique feature not only enhances the beauty of your surroundings but also provides a safe and guided path along the lake.
  • Stunning Night Views 🌉: Enjoy breathtaking views of Austin’s skyline, beautifully reflected on the water. The lights of the city create a picturesque backdrop, perfect for photos and unforgettable memories. 📸✨
  • Local Wildlife 🦇🐟: As you paddle, keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife that inhabits Lady Bird Lake. From bats soaring overhead to fish swimming beneath your kayak, the nighttime tour offers a different perspective on Austin’s natural beauty.
  • Expert Guides 🧑‍🏫: Our knowledgeable and friendly guides will lead you through the tour, sharing fascinating facts about Austin’s history, local wildlife, and the ecological importance of Lady Bird Lake.

Book Your Adventure Today! 📱

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to see Austin from a new perspective. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our Night Clear Kayaking Glow Tour promises an unforgettable adventure. Reserve your spot now and get ready to experience the magic of Austin under the stars.✨🚣‍♀️

↠ PRIVATE KAYAK TOURS: EXCLUSIVE ADVENTURES FOR GROUPS ↞

Experience the ultimate personalized adventure with our Private Kayak Tours, designed to offer an exclusive and unforgettable outing for groups of up to 12 people. Whether you’re planning a family reunion, a corporate team-building event, or a fun outing with friends, our private tours provide a unique and intimate way to explore Austin’s stunning waterways. 🛶🌅

What We Offer

Tailored Experiences

Our clear kayak private tours are customized to meet the needs and preferences of your group. Whether you want a leisurely paddle to take in the scenery or an adventurous exploration, we tailor the experience just for you. 🎨🗺️

Expert Guides

Enjoy the expertise of our knowledgeable and friendly guides who will lead your group through the best spots on the water in Austin, sharing interesting facts about the local ecology, history, and landmarks. 👩‍🏫🌿

Premium Equipment

We provide high-quality tandem clear kayaks that allow you and your group to see the vibrant underwater world as you paddle. Each kayak comfortably seats two, making it ideal for pairs and ensuring everyone has a clear view. 🚣‍♂️🔍

Flexible Scheduling

Private tours offer flexible scheduling to fit your group’s plans. Whether you prefer a morning paddle, an afternoon adventure, or a sunset tour, we work with you to set the perfect time. 🕒🌄

Special Occasions

Celebrate special occasions in style on the water in Austin, Texas! Our clear kayak private tours are perfect for corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and other milestones. Make your event unforgettable with a unique kayaking experience. 🎉🥳

Pricing and Booking

Cost: Our private tour is competitively priced to provide exceptional value. The base cost for a private group tour accommodating up to 12 people is $835.

Group Capacity: We can accommodate more than 12 people on our clear kayak tours for a larger private group event, with our flexible fleet size and a mix of land excursion options. Please contact us for more information.

Duration: Tours typically last 2.5 hours, inclusive of meeting up and paddling back to our launch point, offering plenty of time to explore, relax, and enjoy the surroundings. If your group prefers a shorter or longer duration, let us know and we can accommodate your request. ⏳🌊

Booking: To book your private tour, simply contact us via our website or call us at (512) 981-6823. Early booking is recommended to ensure availability, especially for popular times and dates. 📅📞

Why Choose Us?

Safety First

Your safety is our top priority. All tours include a safety briefing, life vests, and expert guidance to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. 🦺🔒

Eco-Friendly

We are committed to protecting the environment. Our tours emphasize eco-friendly practices and respect for the natural habitat. 🌍💚

Memorable Moments

Capture stunning photos and create lasting memories with your group. Our tours provide the perfect backdrop for beautiful snapshots and cherished moments. 📸✨

Book your Private Kayak Tour today and embark on an exclusive adventure that promises fun, relaxation, and a unique perspective of Austin’s beautiful waterways. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our private tours offer a one-of-a-kind experience that you’ll remember for years to come. 🌟🛶

Discover the magic of Austin from the water with your very own private kayaking adventure. We look forward to paddling with you! 🚣‍♀️🌆

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Collect the exclusive San Marcos sticker on the day of your tour from your guide! Collecting more location stickers can unlock some great rewards. Learn more about our loyalty program HERE!

↠ THE EXPERIENCE & WATERWAYS ↞ 

Experience the beauty of Austin, Texas, with Get Up And Go Kayaking’s 100% clear kayak tours on the Colorado River, Ladybird Lake, and Barton Creek. Our guided tours accommodate up to 12 participants and offer a unique view of the city’s wildlife, downtown architecture, and the famous bat flights at the South Congress Avenue Bridge. Perfect for all skill levels, join us for an unforgettable adventure on Austin’s calm waters.

Ladybird Lake

  • Urban Reservoir: Ladybird Lake is a dammed section of the Colorado River and serves as a reservoir.
  • Recreational Activities: Popular for kayaking, paddleboarding, and rowing. The Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail surrounds the lake.
  • Scenic Views: Offers picturesque views of the downtown Austin skyline and lush surroundings.
  • Wildlife: Habitat for various birds and fish, making it a great spot for nature enthusiasts.

Colorado River

  • Major Waterway: The Colorado River runs through the heart of Texas, including Austin, providing a vital water source and recreational area.
  • Kayaking and Canoeing: Ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Sections of the river offer both calm waters and mild rapids (not to worry – where we paddle is a gentle, calm area of the Colorado River).
  • Historic Significance: Played a crucial role in the development and history of Austin and surrounding areas.
  • Ecology: Supports diverse ecosystems, with numerous species of plants and animals.

Barton Springs Creek

  • Natural Springs: Fed by underground springs, including the famous Barton Springs Pool, a popular swimming destination.
  • Clear Waters: Known for its clear, cool waters, perfect for swimming and wading.
  • Eco-Friendly: The surrounding Barton Creek Greenbelt offers hiking and biking trails amidst beautiful natural scenery.
  • Wildlife Habitat: Home to various species, including the endangered Barton Springs Salamander.

Book your tour today and see why Austin is the ultimate destination for clear kayaking!

↠ Frequently Asked Questions ↞

↠ AUSTIN, TEXAS ↞

Austin, TX is not only the perfect place to enjoy an outdoor adventure like clear kayaking but there are also many other exciting reasons to consider taking that trip to Austin!

Live Music Capital of the World: Experience Austin’s renowned live music scene, with numerous venues and annual events like SXSW and Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Cultural Diversity: Savor a blend of cultures through Austin’s diverse food scene, cultural festivals, and arts community.

Tech Hub: Discover “Silicon Hills,” home to many tech companies and startups.

Outdoor Activities: Enjoy Austin’s hiking and biking trails, parks, and green spaces.

Culinary Scene: Taste famous BBQ and Tex-Mex cuisine from a plethora of food trucks and acclaimed restaurants.

Historic Sites: Visit the Texas State Capitol, Bullock Texas State History Museum, and historic Sixth Street entertainment district.

Eco-Friendly Initiatives: Austin’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its numerous green initiatives and eco-friendly businesses.

University of Texas: Explore the vibrant atmosphere contributed by this major educational institution.

Bat Colony: Witness the nightly bat flights from the Congress Avenue Bridge, a must-see spectacle.

 

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