I think if you are really into bats it might be The thing. It was impressive at the number of bats that came out all at once after the leader (my terminology) bats gave the all clear. I am going to go again to see...More
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About Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
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A large "nursing colony" of moms and their babies lives in the rafters under the Congress Street Bridge. The best way to see them in the evening is from Lady Bird Lake. A couple of firms run barges down past the bridge so you can...More
Schedule a boat tour at dusk to witness the bat exodus, millions of bats going to feed on insects with in miles of Austin, narrated tour of Lady Bird lake with refreshments.
After a dry spring, the bats come out early enough in the evening to be seen well and it's an incredible sight. Seen from a Capital Cruise boat with a great guide is best and all the fascinating info you hear is well worth the...More
wonderful way to enjoy some of the nature that Austin offers to residents and visitors. The sky fills with bats right at sunset.
I was enjoying a cold beer on a hot and humid day as the bats did their nightly dance. Loved it so much came back the next day for a 2nd treat of the Austin bats before heading to CArlsbad Caverns, NM
We hung out at the bat bridge as the bats take off for their evening flight and dinner from 7:30 p.m. and they took off around 8:15 p.m. We had heard that there were traveling with a new hatching of babies and the total would...More
I walked to the bridge about 30 minutes before sunset since I had heard so much about these bats. Hundreds of people eventually filled the sidewalk on the east side of the bridge, so I was glad I had a spot already. Boats came near...More