• Tour code: 6462BATSEG
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Duration: Flexible

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Combine the cultural and natural highlights of Austin on an exhilarating Segway tour of the city. At dusk, see the legendary bat colony of the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight and swoop into the air in thick and intriguing swarms. With an expert guide, glide through Austin’s dazzling downtown and visit important landmarks like the Moonlight Towers, the State Capitol Building and the Sixth Street Historic District. Listen to illuminating commentary of Austin’s history and culture throughout your tour.

Highlights

  • Austin bat-viewing and city highlights tour by Segway
  • Learn to ride the eco-friendly Segway
  • Cruise to the Congress Avenue Bridge for an amazing view of as many as 1.5 million bats emerging at dusk
  • Discover the many benefits of Austin's bat colony
  • Get a glimpse of the downtown scene as you ride through the Sixth Street Historic District
  • Stop at the statue of Angelina Eberley, an Austin heroine
  • See Austin highlights including the State Capitol, Moonlight Towers and the Paramount Theatre

What You Can Expect

Bat City Bridge Segway Tour in Austin

Segway Tour

Greet your guide at a central Austin location and listen to a detailed orientation talk on how to use your Segway. Once you feel confident, glide towards the Congress Avenue Bridge, home to Austin’s legendary colony of bats. As dusk settles, witness the majesty of North America’s largest urban bat colony as they soar into the air in dense black swarms. Listen to fascinating facts surrounding the animals’ behavior and physiology and watch the winged mammals flock for around 20 minutes. 

Next, embark on a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Austin on your smooth and self-balancing Segway; whizz past important Austin landmarks like the Texas Sate Capitol building and then gaze at the 165-foot (50-meter) tall Moonlight Towers. See the entertaining Paramount Theatre and absorb the bustling atmosphere of the Sixth Street Historic District as you cruise through the pedestrian zone. 

Make a final stop at the Angelina Eberley statue and hear of its cultural significance before bidding your guide a fond farewell at your tour’s original departure point.

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