In Austin, Texas there is the Lone Star Riverboat. The tours go down Lady Bird Lake. Most public sightseeing cruises on the Lonestar will be on weekends, during March-Mid December. There is bat watching cruises that are on one of the 3 smaller boats called The Southern Star, The Northern Star or The Little Star. They are 1 hour tours and departure 30 minutes before sunset. The bats emerge from the bridge at sunset. Friday night moonlight cruise is really nice because you can see all the stars. This is a 1 hr scenic tour from March-Mid December. You can also BYOB. Private charter for group gatherings (30-100 people) offers full catering and beverage service year -around. The phone no. is 512-327-1388. The Vanishing Texas Cruises are located on Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River. You will explore the scenic wilderness of the Texas Hill Country. Cruises offer viewing of migrating birds including the wintering Bald Eagles, waterfalls and cliffs. They offer sunset cruises and winery tour cruise. Call ahead of time to reserve, 512-756-6986. Waco River Safari and Tours on Brazos river offers Friendly Family night tours for 1 hour which is a relaxing cruise with lights and music. No alcohol permitted due to family night. Children under 3 are free. The Historical Cruise is in morning for 2 hours, its a safari so bring your cameras. During your cruise they have complimentary Water, Dr. Pepper, Pokey O’s cookies and BYOB. The boat is fully shaded and lifejackets are provided with bathrooms. Party of 6 or more for group rates. There is a Sunset Cruise with dinner options. This is also BYOB with complimentary offers. Bubba 33 serves hamburgers and chips. I ate there and they have really good food. The cruise takes you downtown and is also a safari. For more information 832-663-0519. Enjoy your river tours!