City Town Village Township Government Museums

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600 River St, Austin, TX 78701 600 River St, Austin Directions
+15124998073
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Discover a new form of art at City of Austin Museums, a museum that caters to art enthusiasts. A wide range of both artistic and beautiful masterpieces are waiting for you at this art museum.

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Report | 3 years ago
Instructor did not give us accurate directions nor did he provide a map. He was unorganized and wasn't able to provide boards to all our group (AFTER HE TOOK OUR ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR THE SHUTTLE). Towards the end of our trip, we thought we were lost so my daughter caught a ride back to facility (from someone else looking for a lost member of their group), where he told her we would have to jump over barricades that said "PARK CLOSED" and put our boards into stagnant water. My daughter knew this wasn't going to happen and asked him to go get the rest of our group, but he repeatedly refused. It wasn't until my daughter threw a big fit, that he came and got us and the boards/kayaks ONLY after he found people willing to take the boards into the part of the river that was closed off (Park rangers said d/t flooding). My 23 year old daughter was distraught and shaking by the time she finally got him to come get us and she is not easily rattled. The day we were there, 3 different groups lost people (not including us) and the park rangers were called to find/rescue them. The park rangers we talked to indicated they are often called to his location to "find lost kayakers". We did find out one guy ended up in a nest of water moccasins and 2 others were lost downstream because they did not get out of the river in time (since he didn't provide good directions). All this totally ruined a family outing (that should've been fun) and provided nothing but stress to my family. Horrible service, unorganized and very unprofessional. I will allow this merchant to reply, but nothing he is going to say can dispute the truth of what happened to us and what we saw going on that day with the park rangers.
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Report | 3 years ago
Noce staffs, great place
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Great experience
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Get a paddlboard and use it like a kayak. It was a blast.
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Great time on the paddleboard
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Report | 3 years ago
The half day is 4 hours, either in the morning or afternoon. I would highly recommend this place, the staff is really friendly and it's a great way to explore the San Marcos river!
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If you are looking for a tour for paddle boarding - this isn't it. After a wait of over an hour from our agreed on departure time, we finally left. The guide put the boards in the water, showed us a few strokes and then left. We saw him later on the river and asked for his help and he said that we could always walk back to the shop. Warning! There are small rapids on this course so you need to have a plan before you attempt those. The owner told us just to go down them backwards but both of my experienced paddle boarding children (age 11) were afraid to try it. I think he is probably a great kayak instructor but I wouldn't recommend the experience for people new to paddle boarding.
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The groupon is supposed to be for a half day of kayaking, but it took us about 1 hour to get down the river. didn't feel like much of a half day.
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First time ever going standup paddleboarding, and it was surprisingly easier than I thought. Great experience with this place.
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Great people!!! We had a blast, highly recommend them!
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Art connoisseurs will appreciate the unique selection of art pieces at City of Austin Museums in Austin.

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