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One-Hour Weekend Riverboat Sightseeing Tour for Two or Four from Lone Star Riverboat (50% Off)

Lady Bird Lake

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Eco-friendly electric boats cruise along Lady Bird Lake as captains narrate a one-hour tour

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 22, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per person per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather conditions. Must use full promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid November 30th. Not valid for private charters, sunset-/bat-watching cruises, or moonlight cruises. Boarding begins 2:15PM; reservations are held until 2:45PM, at which point open seats are sold. Departure is at 3PM. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $11 for a one-hour weekend riverboat sightseeing tour for two (a $20 value)
  • $20 for a one-hour weekend riverboat sightseeing tour for four (a $40 value)

Eco-friendly electric cruisers ferry groups on a one-hour tour of Lady Bird Lake. Along the way, the captain points out the sights, including native waterfowl, cypress trees, and Zilker Metropolitan Park. Passengers are welcome to bring along beverages.

Lone Star Riverboat

Emblazoned with patriotic red, white, and blue, Lone Star Riverboat's vessels churn through Lady Bird Lake, floating alongside towering cypress trees and the city's skyline. Meanwhile, the captain's booming voice narrates each tour and details the steamy romances of the area's local waterfowl.

However, the company's aquatic excursions aren't just restricted to sightseeing. Their largest ship, The Lone Star, boasts two decks and a 150-person capacity. Aboard the ship, DJs spin tunes and caterers serve barbecue for special events such as weddings. On Friday nights, patrons board The Lone Star for moonlight cruises, taking in scenic views of the Austin skyline.

Lone Star Riverboat's enthusiasm for the water extends to environmental preservation. According to its website, the company owns the largest all-electric paddle wheeler in the country. It also donates a portion of its gross sales to the Austin area's park system and provides afterschool activities for at-risk fish.


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90% of 720 customers recommend

  • “We had a great time and it was really relaxing!”

  • “Fun afternoon ride on the Lonestar Riverboat. Nice to be able to bring your own food and beverage on the boat. Ride was shorter than expected but it was enjoyable!...”

    “Fun afternoon ride on the Lonestar Riverboat. Nice to be able to bring your own food and beverage on the boat. Ride was shorter than expected but it was enjoyable! Highly recommend!”

  • “Arrive early for best seats”

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    Lady Bird Lake

    208 Barton Springs Rd.

    Austin, TX 78704

    +15123271388

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86% of the people were positive about the Cruise, most described it as Awesome.
89% of the people were positive about the Tour, most described it as Nice.
83% of the people were positive about the Rides, most described it as Great.
88% of the people were positive about the Experience, most described it as Wonderful.
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