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Capital Cruises

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Our tour was great! My second time with capital cruises! Our tour guide Brittany was informative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emily S
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Fantastic 🦇🦇

Seeing the bats come out was one of my top priorities for our Austin trip. People can line up for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Capital Cruises offers a selection of services for any lake event or activity on Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Not only do we offer our famous nightly sunset/bat watching excursion, we also specialize in dinner cruises and private events for...more
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Hyatt Regency Town Lake boat dock, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour was great! My second time with capital cruises! Our tour guide Brittany was informative, funny, and kept us a few extra minutes to show us a bit more of Austin wildlife after the bats flew! She even pulled out a light to see...More

Thank Emily S
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Emily, Thanks for taking the time to post! We will be sure to relay your kind words to Britney as all of our staff loves the feedback! Thanks again for being a loyal customer and we'll see you next time!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Seeing the bats come out was one of my top priorities for our Austin trip. People can line up for free on top and around the bridge, but your view would not be nearly as good. Even if you had a view from a building,...More

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CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to post about your experience! We are delighted that you had a great time and hope to get you out on the water next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, rain started right before the bats would go out. However, they were wonderful and we did get to stick around and we did get to see them (even if it was dark and not as easy to see, but that's not their fault). The...More

Thank Tim J
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback Tim! We hope you can come back and get out on the water when the weather is more cooperative! See you then!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went last night and had a great time. The heavens opened on us but that didn’t really take anything away from the trip. Might have even made it more fun. It cleared up in time for us to get a good experience of the...More

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CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post! Our captains love the feedback! Give us a call next time when the forecast is better!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night and it down poured. Our tour guide was great by getting us under a bridge so we wouldn’t miss out on the bat viewing! The tour guide did a great job sharing the history of the lake and the bats. Great...More

Thank Megan J
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Megan, thanks so much for taking the time to post! Sorry the weather did not work out so well. Give us a call next time when the weather clears up!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the evening bat cruise on the first evening we were in town. Our guide was amazing and gave us a full hour of information about Lady Bird Lake, Autsin history, and the bats. Being down on the water with the bridge silouhetted by...More

Thank Julie G
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Julie, Thanks so much for your recommendation and taking the time to post! We also agree, the view is always better from the water! Give us a call next time you visit Austin!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Tyrone was very informative..we got a history of the lake and area around the lake. We learned a lot about the bats. He timed everything perfectly! What an amazing thing to watch! Would Definetly recommend Capital Cruises Tours.

Thank Rachel L
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rachel, Thanks so much for your recommendation and your great review! We love the feedback! Give us a call the next time you want to get out on the water!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun activity and our tour guide was great! He had witty anecdotes, pointed out historic sites and was overall knowledgeable about the activity and the beautiful City of Austin. This is family friendly or a good date night event.

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CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for posting about your experience with us! We always share feedback with our staff and of course, they love to hear it! Keep us in mind the next time you want to get out on the water.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a fantastic time with Capital Cruise! Check in was smooth, Skipper was knowledgeable, candid and engaging throughout the session, and Bats were cooperative! The cruise is definitely the highlight of our visit to Austin. Highly recommended!

Thank William C
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the glowing review William! We always love the feedback! Give us a call the next time you are in Austin!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience was amazing. Such a great time and everything was easy. Our captain and guide showed us he was knowledgeable. It was beautiful just to be at the lake and learn about the city, but the information about the bats and just watching them...More

Thank DAC712
CapitalCruises, Owner at Capital Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for posting! We always love to hear the feedback and that someone enjoys the lake and the bats as much as we do. Give us a call next time you want to get out on the lake!

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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I can’t answer the question. We took tour boat.
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Well people brought their own on my trip.
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It does sell out, once it took 3 days before I could get tickets
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