Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

The Austin Rowing Club is the only downtown paddling location (formerly Congress Avenue Kayaks)!

Come see us for kayaking, paddleboarding, and premier guided tours on lady bird lake!

Operating hours

Open 7 days a week


Last boat launches 1hr before closing

Hourly Rentals

Paddle through beautiful downtown Austin. Rent a paddleboard, single, double or triple kayak.

Group Reservations

No mater what size group or occasion, we can accommodate your group! 

Guided Tours

Experience Austin from the water! Great for all ages and available year-round.

Find Us

Parking Options:

    • There is no parking at the Austin Rowing Club
    • Mexican American Cultural Center (600 River St)
    • Convention Center Parking Garage (201 East 2nd St – with entrances on Brazos St and San Jacinto)
    • Metered parking along downtown streets

Had a great experience with a group of friends recently! We did a 2 hour tour with the guide that is also a history teacher (I forget his name…). He was super personable, fun and full of knowledge about Austin’s history. Would love to return someday when we visit again!

Jennifer Huber-Bullock