Hours & Rates

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 Open 9:00 a.m. - Gates Close at 5:00 p.m. 

Last rentals of the day at 4:00 p.m.

Kayaks and SUPs By the Hour:   single kayak $10   2-person kayak  $15     Standup Paddleboard  $20 or two-hours for $35

Half-day kayak rental is $25 (4 hrs.), offered until 1 p.m.  Late Return Fee is $10 per boat.

Check our home page for weather-related schedule changes.

A driver's license is required for each boat rented, for the paddling duration.

Cash and Major Credit Cards happily accepted.  The state/local sales tax of 8.25% is applicable to  rental fees and goods purchased.

Parking:    Check out our map below to view parking options close to the boathouse.  Also, guests may consider biking in on Austin's excellent hike and bike trail or ride Capital Metro. 











Our rentals include a life vest and paddle and boats are equipped with seatbacks for your comfort.  A renter's valid drivers license is required for each boat rented.

Saturday 8 a.m. November 5 is our Authors' Paddle, in association with the Texas Book Festival. Write us at info@congresskayaks.com to be placed on our event.

Guided Downtown Austin Tour and  Bat Tour for 2017

It's a treat to see downtown from Lady Bird Lake, from the bridges to the wildlife to Barton Springs.  Friday mornings in January, we resume our Guided Downtown Tour ($20 per person)    Bat Tours  resume in May 2017.  How to reserve?  visit our home page and select "Book It".  Hope to see you here.