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Solar Eclipse Paddling

Join us April 8th to see Austin's solar eclipse from the water! Enjoy the best view of the eclipse from a stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or canoe. Each guest will be provided with their own pair of solar eclipse glasses.

Solar eclipse rentals may be collected at 12:30pm and can be enjoyed until 2:30pm. The eclipse will take place at approximately 1:36pm in Central Austin. Normal rental rates will apply outside this window.

Our prices are the lowest on the water!


Single Kayak - $15
Double Kayak - $20
Stand-Up Paddleboard - $25
Canoe - $25

  • How many people can fit into a canoe?
    Canoes accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children.
  • Can I fit extra belongings in my canoe?
    Canoes are our most spacious rental boats providing room for extra belongings and even pets! Feel free to bring shoes, clothing, sunscreen, coolers in your canoe.
  • Are kids and/or dogs allowed in canoes?
    Dogs under 50 lbs are welcome to come with you in your canoe! We offer doggy and child life jackets. To read the latest on the Lady Bird Lake water safety for your pup, visit https://www.austintexas.gov/page/algae.
  • Do I need a reservation to rent a canoe on Lady Bird Lake?
    Nope! We rent on a first-come, first-served basis. We have a massive fleet of boats to ensure that you can get right onto the water. Reservations are only required for our special Austin events – Latino Moonlight Serenades and July 4th Fireworks.
  • What should I wear to canoe in Austin?
    We suggest wearing any clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! The most popular clothing is bathing suits or athletic gear.
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