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Full Moon Paddle

Full Moon Paddle

Thu, 
August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experience Lady Bird Lake like never before! Join Rowing Dock for a fun-filled night of moon gazing as we open our doors at night. From 8pm-10 pm, enjoy paddling the best boats on Lady Bird Lake under the night sky....
Bat Paddle Rowing Dock

Full Moon Bat Paddle

Fri, 
August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This Bat Paddle falls just after the Full Moon so we created a Full Moon Bat Paddle. This will be one of the best Bat Paddles of the year as the Full Moon will help you see the bats more...
Bat Paddle Rowing Dock

Bat Paddle

Fri, 
August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Rowing Dock for one of our most popular and spectacular excursions! Paddle in one of our kayaks solo or with a friend 2 miles to the famous Congress Avenue Bridge, home to the largest urban bat population in the...
Paddle for Puppies

Paddle For Puppies 2019

Sun, 
August 25 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for the 8th Annual Paddle for Puppies event on Sunday, August 25th, 2019.  Participants can use their own Lady Bird Lake approved watercraft (Kayaks, Canoes, or Stand Up Paddleboards) for this event or rent one from Rowing Dock. ...

Rowing Dock has everything you need to enjoy a day of paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking in Austin. Come on down to our dock, just west of Zilker Park, and let us help you choose the watercraft rental that is right for you. At Rowing Dock our mission is to make Lady Bird Lake activities available to everyone, and to provide all an outstanding experience.

Our Dock, located on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, just west of Zilker Park, is the ideal location for kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding in Austin. You can head westward on Lady Bird Lake to explore the quiet beauty of the West End and circle around Red Bud Isle. Or you can paddle east to cruise through the Barton Creek inlet and take in the cityscape of downtown Austin.

Looking for something to do out on Town Lake Austin? Paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking in Austin is even more fun when we’re hosting a happening. See what special events are on the schedule at the Rowing Dock!

In addition to our affordable rates, you can also take advantage of specials including a weekday Military Discount, Yappy Hour, and College Day that make getting a kayak, paddle board or canoe rental in Austin even cheaper! Check out our FAQ page for more details about these specials. 

We Are OPen

The lake is safe for boating but the City of Austin recommends preventing dogs from swimming in Lady BIrd Lake.  

More Information  from the city of Austin Can be found here.