Zilker Park Boat Rental – Austin, TX

Zilker Park kayak rental - Austin, TX

Zilker Park Boat Rentals, located just downstream from Barton Springs Swimming Pool, offers kayak rentals, canoe rentals and stand up kayak rentals. Sporting more than 100 kayaks and canoes, Zilker Park Boat Rentals will help friends, families and solo paddlers to explore Zilker Park's waterways, including Lady Bird Lake.

Visitor Details


  • Weekends: 9am - dark
  • Weekdays: 10am - dark
  • 7 days a week, weather permitting.

What To Bring

Cash. Zilker Park Boat Rentals only accepts cash for payment.

Bring a picture ID for the boat rental.

If you are bringing any food or beverage, bring a bag or something to put it in. Help keep Lady Bird Lake and Barton Springs beautiful.

If you are bringing a dog that requires a life jacket, bring the life jacket. While dogs are welcome, a life jacket will not be provided.


  • Load limits for canoes: Three adults, or two adults and two small children.
  • Dogs are welcome, although a life jacket is not provided for them.
  • No reservations.
  • Picture ID required for rental.


2100 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746



  • $12.00 per hour.
  • $40.00 all day.

Cash only. No credit cards, no personal checks.



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