Private Lake Austin Boat Cruise - Full Sun Shading Available

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  • Day Trip
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Come experience the beauty of Lake Austin on a private, partially guided pontoon boat cruise equipped with a foldable dual canopy for optional full sun shading! Located just minutes from Downtown, Lake Austin offers 22 miles of great sightseeing views, including waterfront and cliffside homes and popular shoreside restaurants. Unique to Lake Austin is its clear, constant-level water and intimate setting, making for the most beautiful scenery for pictures & social media-worthy photos with the iconic Pennybacker Bridge. You may even catch sight of Austin's own professional wake surfing phenoms Ashley Kidd and Raleigh Hager. Reserve the boat for up to 12 people for 2 hours & enjoy fun times on the lake. Whether you’re looking to celebrate an upcoming wedding, graduation, birthday or just want some quality family time - this is the perfect option. Included is the boat rental, a Wake Riderz boat captain and use of an Aqua Lily Pad should you decide to enjoy the water!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Wake Riderz - Boat Rentals Lake Austin

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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This scenic 22-mile public lake known for its clear, constant-level water features privately owned waterfront and cliffside homes, several shoreside restaurants, is home to world champion wake surfers Ashley Kidd and Raleigh Hager & just a 20 minute drive from downtown Austin.

Duration: 2 hour

Pass By: Pennybacker Bridge

This steel arched bridge built in 1982 is an iconic Austin landmark. Spanning the distance of Lake Austin (1,150 ft long), it connects the North & South sections of the Capital of Texas Highway. The bridge's arched design was created to avoid having support columns that would otherwise interfere with water skiers, wake surfers and boaters on the 22 miles of water below.

Pass By: Emma Long Metropolitan Park

This municipal park on the shores of Lake Austin is well-known for its camping, fishing, hiking, picnic & swimming amenities, but also for its notoriety as a 5-mile mountain biking and motorcycle trail. Named after the first woman to serve as Mayor Pro Tem in Austin in 1967, Emma Long Park continues to be a long-standing favorite of locals and visitors alike.

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This 35-acre wildlife preserve located on Lake Austin's waterfront is a refuge for rare, endangered or threatened species and is open to the public through guided tours.

Pass By: Austin Country Club

This private golf club is located on the banks of Lake Austin. It features a challenging 18-hole course and hosts tournaments, including the popular WGC Dell Match Play. It was designed by architect Pete Dye and is home to gold legend Harvey Penick.

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This dam, named after a former Mayor of Austin, began operation in 1940. It was constructed for the purpose of flood control & hydroelectric power generation. On its upstream side is Lake Austin and on its downstream side Lady Bird Lake. Both reservoirs are a result of the dam's construction.

Pass By: Mount Bonnell

This beautiful 5-acre park is located almost 800 feet over Lake Austin. The cliffs of Mount Bonnell provide a vista for viewing not only the lake from atop, but the expansive hills surrounding Austin.
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