Austin is an outdoor city. In spring and summer those outdoor activities turn to the water. Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) which divides Downtown and South Austin is ground zero for paddling in the city. Here's our list of the Best Austin Kayak Rentals Outfitters.
Zilker Park Boat Rentals has over 160 canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards at reasonable prices. We’re the perfect place to bring friends and family to enjoy a relaxing outing on the water. Located on the shores of Barton Creek just downstream from Barton Springs Pool.
Capital Cruises rents kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and Austin's famous swan paddle boats. Check out our electric donut boats. Enjoy our Bat Watching tours.
Live Love Paddle offers kayak rentals and paddle board rentals on Lady Bird Lake, Urban Kayaking Tours of Downtown Austin, ACL Music Fest listening tours, Austin full moon kayak tours, Austin 4th of July Fireworks water tours, and corporate team building activities.
Congress Avenue Kayaks on Lady Bird Lake is THE place for great paddling in Downtown Austin whether first-timers or veteran paddlers! We have plenty of boats, so there’s no need to reserve. Check out our guided kayak tour for guests from our two-person kayaks to see Austin’s spectacular colony of Mexican Freetail Bats emerge from under Congress Avenue Bridge. Find us just below the Four Seasons Hotel, on the trail.
The Texas Rowing Center rents kayaks stand up paddle boards or canoes on the shores of Lady Bird Lake. Would you like to learn to row? Try sculling and sweep rowing. Texas Rowing Center provides enjoyable paddling and rowing to everyone who wants to participate, regardless of experience or ability.
Lone Star Kayak Tours
Lone Star Kayak Tours offers paddle board and kayak rentals on Town Lake. Also kayak tours and paddle board lessons. Try a scenic and fun 2 hour guided sit-on-top kayak tour like our Bat Tour, Serenity Tour, Skyline Tour, Sunset Skyline Tour and Full Moon Paddle.
Where: 600 E Riverside Dr
Phone: (512) 766-5640
The Rowing Dock
Rowing Dock has everything you need to enjoy a day of paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking in Austin. Come on down to our dock, just west of Zilker Park, and let us help you choose the watercraft rental that is right for you. At Rowing Dock our mission is to make Lady Bird Lake activities available to everyone, and to provide all an outstanding experience.
Where: 2418 Stratford Dr
Phone: (512) 459-0999