- Enjoy views of Austin's beautiful cityscape from your own private "gondola-like" boat with up to 4 guests
- Drive yourself on this easyself navigating electric boat
- Enjoy a delicious meal on the water, prepared by professional chefs
- Great experience for a date, anniversary, business meeting, client entertainment, or any special occasion
Whether you are looking for a romantic evening for two, a birthday celebration, or just something different to do, this won't be an experience you soon forget!
Cruise the scenic waters of Town Lake in Austin on one of our "gondola-like" electric boats - the coolest thing going on any of the highland lakes! They are great for romantic getaways or small gatherings in an intimate setting.
While you're cruising aboard your private boat, enjoy a choice of three different menu options that will satiate your pallet and complete your experience.
Enjoy a memorable dinner on the water as you gaze at the incredible Austin cityscape.
Your choice of entree includes:
- Deluxe Fajitas with your choice of two of the following: Chicken, Steak and Fire Roasted Veggies. Served with Spanish Rice, Charro Beans and chips & queso.
- Southwest Mac n' Cheese - Mac n' Cheese with roasted peppers, smoked ham, and cornbread crumble. Served with a local ensalada with prickly pear vinaigrette and sourdough bread.
- Whole Wheat Linguine Diablo - Whole wheat pasta with baby spinach, asparagus, tomato and chili flakes. Choice of Chicken, Shrimp or Veggie. Served with a salad and sourdough bread.
All entrees include tea and water. You may bring your own soda or alcoholic beverages on board. If you bring a bottle of wine, glasses can be provided upon request.
*Note that this is a self navigating experience, and there is no captain on board.
Up to 4 participants. For groups larger than 4 please contact Cloud 9 Living.
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
The boat is an open-air vessel, so dress according to the weather.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.
Once you have received a booking confirmation, there is a 72 hour cancellation policy for this experience! Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.
Where should we park?
Parking is available for a charge of $6 (subject to change) at the Hyatt Regency. Unfortunately, there is very little free parking in the area. You can typically park at the Chamber building, American Statesman building or Auditorium Shores, but all may charge at any given time.
Will there be a captain on board?
There is no captain on board, however the "gondola-like" electric boats are very easy to navigate.
Are drinks included?
Tea and water is included. You may bring your own soda or alcoholic beverages on board. If you bring a bottle of wine, glasses can be provided upon request.
Can I decorate the boat?
Yes, you are welcome to do decorating of almost any type but please no confetti, bird seed, rice, silly string, ect. These items are VERY harmful to the lake environment. Also please do not tape items to the boat. It is best to decorate tables and tie balloons and streamers to them.
Is there music provided on the boat?
There is a CD/Radio on the boat, available for your use. It also has a hook-up for an Ipod.
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"We had a great time! There was more than enough food and it was all very good. Aside from the poor girl who was running around trying to get everyone's food to them, we felt terrible that she had to make another trip for wine glasses. All in all, highly recommend! It was a great way to celebrate our anniversary!! Would do it again. "
"I had an extremely amazing time sharing this gift experience with my husband for his birthday! The staff were friendly, the set up was easy & nice, the cruise was clean, and the weather (although that wasn't under the control of Cloud9 or cruise staff).... was perfect!! The woman that checked us in gave us clear concise directions....even advised us to camp nearby as that was something that 'd be fun to enjoy! I've already shared the website with my best friend because of how easy it was to find when I did an Internet search... And because of how easy it was to navigate through exceptional ideas for gifts or for personal experiences. I would gladly share with the rest of my friends now that I've had a personal experience of my own with cloud 9 living.!!"
"I took the boat ride in Austin,TX. The food was great very very nice enviorment. It was very romantic. BUT we were notified we were gonna drive the boat when we got there. We didnt make a big deal about it but it would have been nice to know when we booked it. That was the only thing that caught us by surprise. It was still awesome. I would definately do it again. For all the fellas out there, it really sets the mood. Driving the boat is easier than you think. The tea they provided tasted like crap. Thank god we had wine, champaign , and sprite.fellas Take your girl out. This is the most romantic thing i have done for my girl in 2 years so yeaa i was way past due.. Im 21. If i could do it and im this young ;for all my older guys... You all can definately get it donee!!!"