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Congress Avenue Bats Bike Tour

Austin, United States
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Explore a different side of Austin’s legendary nightlife during this 2.5-hour bike trip to observe the city’s bat colony under Congress Avenue Bridge. These nightlife-loving denizens may never step foot inside a music club, but they sure know how to put on a show! Cycle first around Austin’s Lady Bird Lake, arriving at the bridge just in time to watch the more than 1.5 million bat residents as they take flight for their evening feeding. A guide and all bike equipment is included.
  • Enjoy a bike tour to observe Austin's legendary bat colony under Congress Avenue Bridge
  • See a different side to Austin's legendary nightlife during a visit to its colony of more than 1.5 million bats
  • Cycle along the scenic Lady Bird Lake before heading to the bridge where the bats live
  • Observe the millions of bats as they take flight for their evening feeding
  • Great mix out physical activity and wildlife


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Scenic bike ride full of history and pictures of bats.
, Oct 2019
Mike did a great job of explaining the bike ride before we started and giving a history of the city and scenic sites along with a great explination of the bats.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Thanks for the review, y'all were really fun! Glad you enjoyed
Super fun tour, don’t miss!
, Jun 2019
This is an ideal tour! It’s active at a mellow pace, gives you a great sense of the city’s layout, and shows a local perspective that’s hard to get otherwise. Mark is a fantastic guide. Funny and knowledgeable. Perfect way to learn about Austin and see the crazy bat action!! Don’t miss this one.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Thanks for booking 2 tours with me Ali & Joe! --Mike
Amazing tour and Mike was a great...
Duncan C
, Oct 2017
Amazing tour and Mike was a great tour guide. The bats came as advertised though a little tough to see at times. Good way to get to know Austin.
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Thanks Duncan, I appreciate the review!
Awesome trip, guide was incredible...
Peggy L
, Sep 2016
Awesome trip, guide was incredible, tailored to tour to the riding ability of all guests and made the ride very fun and enjoyable. We rode in the twilight to evening hours making for a cool and interesting ride around Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. The ride ended with a mass flight of thousands of bats and the guide managed to get us there right on time with a ten mile ride around a lake on a safe bike path. I would highly recommend this ride to families and individuals or couples it was an incredible experience.

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