Enjoy exploring Austin on your own with this convenient bike, kayak or canoe rental. Head to Congress Street Bridge, Auditorium Shores, or another destination of your choice from the rental shop, located in downtown Austin next to Lady Bird Lake. More than ten miles of biking trails circle the lake, and miles of waterways are ideal for discovering by kayak or canoe. Beautiful parks along the lakeshore provide a perfect rest stop or picnic spot. Get great views of the Austin skyline and an amazing perspective on the city!
Explore Austin on your own by bike, kayak or canoe with a hassle-free rental from a shop conveniently located just steps from Lady Bird Lake. Choose from a 1-hour rental or full-day rental. The friendly staff will adjust the gear to fit you and provide you with a complimentary bottle of water.
If you choose two wheels for your expedition, you can explore more than 10 miles of biking and walking trails that run along Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Or go further afield and tour Austin by bike at your leisure.
By kayak or canoe, paddle along miles of Lady Bird Lake’s calm water. Your rental includes all gear, including a clean boat, life jacket, and paddle. Lady Bird Lake boasts several miles of waterways to explore, with landing areas at various parks and docks along the shoreline. See a variety of birds, fish, and plant life in and around Lady Bird Lake, with trees such as bald cypress, cottonwood, sycamore, elm lining the banks.
Stop for a picnic in one of the beautiful parks along the lakeshore, stumble upon a music festival, or simply enjoy the fresh air and views of the Austin skyline. Landmarks along the shore include Stevie Ray Vaughn’s statue at Auditorium Shores, a large lakeside park. Auditorium Shores also hosts events throughout the year, including the Reggae Festival and Keep Austin Weird.
By bike or boat, you can head over to the Congress Street bridge at dusk to see thousands of bats take flight for the night, from March to November. The bats have become one of Austin’s favorite attractions for locals and visitors alike!
When you have finished your excursion, simply return your rental to the shop and be on your way to your next destination.
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