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Whether solo or with a group, watching and hearing the bats immerge from under the bridge is an incredible experience! There are plenty of places along the river to view and restaurants in walking distance. Have fun!
We crossed the Congress bridge twice and admired the beautiful city panorama with the Colorado river - truly a great photo op.
The second time we calculated to be there at dusk, but we saw no bats. Maybe we missed the time, or they're less...More
Whether your watching the bats fly out from under the Congress Street bridge from the bridge or one of the wonderful hotels nearby, it is a site to behold! It's great for families, friends or anyone you happen to meet on the bridge.
If you're lucky enough to visit Austin, go see the 1.5 million bats as they spiral out from under the Congress Ave. bridge. They fly out in a brilliant swirling cloud. You can stand on the bridge, sit along the banks or find a good...More
We paid for parking and situated ourselves on a restaurant with a couple pricey drinks to see the famed bat flight
lol and behold- no bats
Saw something flying but was probably a bird . As it turns out, the bats are not year round...More
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I preferred taking a walk from both sides of the river and the view from the top of the bridge this will give you some nice pictures that will be a lot better than the views from the boat. However the guided boat would give... More
I preferred taking a walk from both sides of the river and the view from the top of the bridge this will give you some nice pictures that will be a lot better than the views from the boat. However the guided boat would give some details about the bats.