newsBest parking is at 600 River Street, in the parking lot for the Mexican American Cultural Center. Park in the far, western end of the lot, hike around the black iron fence, and cross the Waller Creek footbridge. Last boats are launched at 5:30 daily.
Welcome to Austin's summer season! There's great paddling in Downtown Austin at Congress Avenue Kayaks, so first-timers and veteran paddlers, come on down. We have tours! Reserve a tour: Guided Bat Tours on Friday and Saturday evenings and guided Downtown Tours Friday Morning. See our "Hours and Rates" page to book a tour. Find us at the Waller Creek Boathouse, on the north shore next to the Congress Avenue Bridge.