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Rowing Dock

2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746-5725
+1 512-459-0999
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Easy and Fun

I took a group of 15 year olds on a sup adventure. An hour is all we needed to get wet, sweaty and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara V
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Austin, Texas
SUPin' with the wife!

The rowing dock has a ton of yaks and sups! Staff is quick and attentive. The lake is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shane L
,
College Station, Texas
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Austin is known for its local gems, and we take great pride in making our own shine! Our beautiful boats and paddle boards complement the dock's stunning location, and is a place you can truly feel at ease. From SUP yoga classes, bat paddles, and full moon cruises to a relaxing day on the water for the experienced or beginning paddler, we offer an unforgettable experience for everyone. Rowing Dock is the best spot to access and enjoy Lady Bird Lake. From our dock, you can paddle west toward Red Bud Isle and the nature-filled scenery of the West End, or head east toward the glistening Barton Creek Inlet and dazzling Austin skyline. The choice is up to you, and we ensure each person is outfitted with the perfect boat for their adventure!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“double kayak” (4 reviews)
“life vests” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746-5725
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+1 512-459-0999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of 15 year olds on a sup adventure. An hour is all we needed to get wet, sweaty and have fun. This place is really cute, small and friendly. Go early before its too hot, it is not crowded and bring...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rowing dock has a ton of yaks and sups! Staff is quick and attentive. The lake is beautiful and perfect! We will definitely use them again when we come back to Austin.

Thank Shane L
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you had a good experience and that you love the lake as much as we do! See you on the water again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented kayaks for an hour. Would have stayed out longer, but it was hot that day! The people that work here are nice and helpful. It's a fun thing to do for any age! The only negative thing i can say is there is...More

Thank Angela H
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, Angela. I'm so glad you had a good time on the water. We have the port o johns cleaned daily on the weekends and a few times during the week as well, but there are times when we get busier than...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Austin I go here! The rentals are reasonably priced and well stocked. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and they accommodate all levels. This is a great activity right outside of downtown Austin, whether you're looking for a workout or...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Rowing Dock. The staff was very helpful and patient. I took 2 boys who wanted kayaks, no - they wanted paddle boards, no- they wanted kayaks. The staff never complained and were very understanding. I did the stand-up paddle...More

Thank Wayne B
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi, Wayne. We are so glad you guys came out for a paddle and that you had a good experience. We love helping folks enjoy the water and know how hard it can be to pick between two super fun activities! Hope we see you...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a fairly quiet lake to enjoy a short evening paddle. I saw turtles coming out at dusk to snack surface bugs. The weather was perfect in April. Also, there weren't any bugs the evening I kayaked. The University of Texas crew team was...More

Thank L B
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

We couldn't agree more, LB! Thanks for sharing your thoughts with others. Hope to see you on the water again soon.

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

On a sunny day, it is a perfect thing to do: paddling. The price for an hour is 25$, high but O.K. You can choose the direction: nature or city sideMore

Thank Daniel J
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you for the review, Daniel! We are so glad you agree that paddling is the perfect activity on a sunny day in Austin. we couldn't agree more! For the other folks reading reviews, I wanted to clarify that we have different prices for different...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Easy parking lot, with easy access. This is the KEY! the only place that has a parking lot. There is a snowcone trailer in the parking lot in the summer time too. Great place to get your equipment and row down the beautiful lake to...More

Thank mylocofamily
Reviewed 13 January 2017

They have wide variety of kayaks, SUPs etc. I have only rented their kayaks and have been fully satisfied.

Thank Daria P
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for the great review, Daria! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you on the water again soon! Regards, Lindsay Rohler General Manager

Reviewed 26 October 2016

$15 to take a double kayak onto the Colorado was really nice. Wind changed and we got the strong current in both directions but she had said stay close to shore if it got strong. I am a little sore today - but it was...More

Thank Foodiefive
Rowing D, General Manager at Rowing Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you for the review, Foodiefive! We are so glad the tips we gave you helped and hope you treated yourself to a great meal after your paddle workout. Hope to see you on the water again soon! Sincerely, Lindsay Rohler General Manager

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