Tandem-Kayak or Standup-Paddleboard Rentals from Congress Avenue Kayaks (Up to 56% Off). Three Options Available.

Waller Creek Boathouse

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Kayakers, unlike pancakes or depressed turtles, muster the will to get themselves upright when flipped upside down. Float through life with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $12 for one 4-hour tandem-kayak rental (up to a $25 value)
  • $23 for two 4-hour tandem-kayak rentals, which can be used simultaneously or over two visits (up to a $50 value)
  • $35 for two 2-hour standup-paddleboard rentals, which can be used simultaneously or over two visits (an $80 value)

Patrons gently jounce across the waters of Lady Bird Lake in rented kayaks or atop standup paddleboards. Rentals include an easy-to-paddle sit-in kayak or sit-on-top kayak with seatbacks, and both options include life vests and paddles.

Congress Avenue Kayaks

Just below the Four Seasons Hotel on the north shore trail of Lady Bird Lake waits the Waller Creek Boathouse, where first-time kayakers and paddling experts alike shove off into serene waters. Paddlers embark on hourly or half-day tours aboard easy-to-navigate water vessels, soaking in the lush scenery. The Congress Avenue bridge's reflection glimmers on the water, lined by thick foliage and towering trees. Throughout their trips, kayakers might find themselves floating alongside a family of ducks or beneath a colony of Mexican free-tailed bats, each of whom have signed a contract promising not to get tangled in paddlers' hair.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great fun...nice people...want to go again...”

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  • “Congress Kayaks were super great and they were really relaxed about coming back on time! I would highly recommend them ”


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    Waller Creek Boathouse

    74 Trinity Street

    Austin, Texas 78701

    512-809-8916

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In a Nutshell

Lady Bird Lake hosts rides aboard easy-to-paddle kayaks or standup paddleboards, offering views of bridges and wildlife

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 31st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to availability. Must sign waiver. Not valid for holidays. Driver's license is required for rental. Kayak options valid for up to 4 hours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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