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Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin provided by Mike's Bikes and Tours

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Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin

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2 adults
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Departure Point
650 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • All required equipment (bike and helmet)
  • Learn about the Bats in Austin on this 2.5 hour bat watching bike tour (2 hours on the bike).
  • It's the largest urban bat colony in the world!
  • local sales tax
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Bring water, the bike has a bottle cage
  • Youths ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children ages 11 and under, private tour recommended (extra $25 pp)
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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warrfam2017 wrote a review Jun 2019
Lewes, Delaware6 contributions
Mike was great. Lots of knowledge about Austin. Great bikes, great time. Learned a lot about the city and its history and saw a lot of great sites. Mike has knows how to make sure you enjoy your outing.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from mikesbikesandtours, Owner at Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin
Responded 16 Jul 2019
Thanks for taking the time to review. The bats are a sight to see, just a little bit lazy, due to being in labor!
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kandmclark wrote a review Aug 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma1 contribution
We booked a bat watching tour for July 5th, and perhaps because the holiday fell in the middle of the week, my wife and I were the only participants. Mike made us feel like we were on our own special tour. He asked questions about our hometown and offered many insights into
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Date of experience: July 2018
Response from mikesbikesandtours, Owner at Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour in Austin
Responded 6 Feb 2019
The bat's nightly emergence is truly a unique Austin experience, thanks for the thoughtful review!
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By: Mike's Bikes and Tours
A Must If You Want To Experience Outdoorsy Austin Activity!
This tour is a must if you want to get a feeling of what it's like to hike/mountain bike around one of Austin's cre
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Bikes & Conversation
We enjoyed our bike ride around Barton Creek and Lady Bird Lake. It was just my husband and I and Mike our tour gui
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A wonderful way to explore Austin
We booked a bike tour with Mike as a team activity and can't recommend the tour enough. The team loved getting out
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Sheryl P
Great! The tour was exactly what I wanted. Excellent views of the City of Austin and the beautiful Lady Bird Lake/
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Perfect bike ride around Ladybird (Town) Lake
My husband and I took this tour w our 19 yr old son bc we just moved to Austin and we wanted to start learning abou
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Great mixture of exercise and information!
Mike was a good guide sharing information about Austin while burning a few calories! A good thing to do with all o
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Energetic, interesting and scenic!
Mike was our tour guide and we were the only 2 on it that day. Started off at Barton Springs and made our way aroun
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Don't usally write reviews but
Mike's bike tour was so much fun and made me appreciate the beautiful city of Austin even more! Very informative, f
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Nice way to spend a couple of hours
We enjoyed this tour. Mike was very knowledgeable about Austin and the parks and surrounding area. We had a nice
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Great tour for the entire family!
There were too many family members to get to Mike's shop to pick up the bikes and he offered to drop them off at th
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Sara S
We loved beginning our week in Austin with this tour!
It was easy going, but we were exposed to many places and things about Austin that we then could come back to over
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Nicole B
Mountain Bike
We signed up for the mountain biking tour. Mike was extremely accomodating and he was knowledgeable about Austin's
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Great service - would use again!
My husband and I were in Austin for an extended weekend getaway. We wanted to see the Lady Bird Trail and explore d
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Great way to maximize few hours to tour the city
The guide/owner knows his stuff, and answer all our many questions. Bikes were in excellent condition. It was a gre
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Great way to see and learn about Austin
I highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide Mike was very knowledgeable about Austin and the parks surrounding the
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Key Details
  • Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, Zilker Metropolitan Park, and 2 more
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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