Lake Austin Starlight Kayak Tour

7:30 PM  –  9:00 PM

Jessica Hollis Park

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  • Fitness level  1: Relaxed
  • Skill level  1: Beginner
  • Minimum age: 12
  • Group size: 6

Join REI's knowledgeable guides for a relaxing night paddle on the waters of Lake Austin and under the stars of a Texas Sky. A laser guided tour of key constellations and notable celestial objects makes this paddle a special evening experience. Learning how to spot common constellations will make you feel right at home the next time you gaze up at the sky after dark. This program is the perfect pairing of activity and viewing in the cool breeze of the evening. All gear and instruction is provided by REI Outdoor School. Recommended for those 12 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. No experience is necessary.

  • Paddle on the beautiful Lake Austin by starlight
  • Get a laser tour of the constellations
  • Experience the magic of kayaking over still waters at night


Please note there is a $1 per hour parking fee at Jessica Hollis Park, payable onsite by credit card. You will receive a reminder email 72 hours prior to the class

Jessica Hollis Park

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Located on the north side of Lake Austin, adjacent to Mansfield Dam, this 62-acre day-use park is ideal for picnicking and swimming. There is a $1/hour parking fee. Restrooms are located in the parking lot. Take Hwy 620 to Low Water Crossing Road. The parking lot is on the right, just before you reach the water. For questions, please email or call 512-482-3357 Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm.