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Tipsy Tubing in Spring fed Water
We will meet at Cosmic Coffee and Biergarten, (121 Pickle Road) and I will drive everyone to San Marcos, where we will hop on the San Marcos River and enjoy a lazy tube ride to the exit point about 2.5-3.5 hours downstream. (Depending on y’all’s time frame. My motto is if we are having fun, let’s keep on having fun!). B.Y.O.B. so please bring beers and seltzers, but please leave the glass containers back at the Airbnb. I will have a small cooler for everyone, so no need to worry about that. ...we will have a little party while floating, looking at the local wildlife, and soaking in some Sun. This event is great for groups, great for team-building, great for teams, so ask me about Private Bookings! If the trip is sold out, ask if I can fit you in. Other things to note You will get wet, you should be able to swim, Bring some of your favorite beers if you want, you should want to have fun. I will drive.
Downtown Sunset Kayak with 1.5M Bats!
Welcome to Austin's #1 booked tour! I can say with confidence this is the best group on the water. August 15th, 2022 Update: The bats are the best I've ever seen them right now! Dont miss this. Let's meet up for an epic night of kayaking. It's 4 incredible trips in one. 1st you paddle the length of downtown during the day, then we catch the sunset over the water. The bats are the main event and we end with downtown paddle at night! Add in a full moon or bright stars occasionally and this trip is one not to miss! If trip is sold out, ask if I can fit you in. Book through me because: I'm a traveler and Airbnb host as well so I know what you want out of the trip. On top of bat facts, i'll give you more freedom to kayak, make sure to take great photos of you on the tour, and make sure you meet other like minded travelers in the group who can share their tips or even join you for a night out afterwards. I've got good travel stories for days and lots of local insight to help you build out the best plan for the rest of your stay. Bad weather = full refund. You won't find a guide who tries harder to make sure you have the best night possible. You'll also be given high quality photos at the end of your trip! Need one more reason to book? My auto reply to your booking confirmation comes with my custom "Must do" in Austin link to help you plan the rest of your tri
Ring make-and-take with local artist
We'll get comfortable in our studio barn/workshop area, where you'll grab a glass of wine, a local craft beer, or glass of fresh spring water from our bar before we get started. After a brief tour of our little urban farm, I'll do a quick demonstration to show you the techniques and procedures for making several different styles of rings. Then you'll get busy working hands-on with different tools and materials to create your own custom, unique ring exactly to your liking. I can provide as much support as necessary to help you to feel comfortable with the process and to create your desired outcome. We'll seal/finish your ring if necessary and you'll take it home with you at the end of the session. Other things to note We have free-range chickens and a free-range cat. All are friendly. :) If you aren't seeing the date or time you'd like available on the calendar, feel free to send me a message and we'll try to work something out if possible!
Digital Designs for T-shirts
You'll be guided in our design studio through the process of designing your own t-shirt with user friendly software, digital cutting machines and heat presses to design the t-shirt of your dreams. Each step in the process allows you to gain a new skill in creating your own product. We will provide the t-shirt, vinyl and all equipment needed to accomplish the project. Other things to note While we encourage creative ideas, profanity and offensive language in the studio or in your design is not acceptable. Great for small group team building and bonding.
Tour Austin's Best Street Art
We are excited to be outside and showing you around one of the top 25 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World! If you enjoy street art and graffiti or know nothing about it, you will LOVE this highly rated tour. Discover parts of East Austin that never made it into a guidebook on the ever-changing street art scene. Whether you're looking for great photo ops, art history, or the inside scoop on local living in Austin, this street art tour will touch on all of these subjects. Together, we'll explore one of Austin's largest concentrations of public art. Reviews of this well curated tour focus on the tour guide's knowledge and passion of the artists and their artwork. By the end of the walk, we guarantee you'll know more about Austin's public art than most local residents, and you'll never look at murals, street art, or graffiti the same way again. Other things to note: If you want a tour outside of the times listed, we offer private tours that start at $350. This is a family-friendly tour and is for anyone who can meander at a walking pace! There are frequent stops and we end at a coffee shop. It is a linear tour and doesn't return to the start.

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Learn how to dance Salsa & Bachata in Dallas
Learn how to dance Salsa & Bachata with some of the best Instructors in Dallas all while having fun and meeting new people! This group class is for beginner students, so everyone is around the same level. We will teach you the basic steps and turns with and without a partner. This is a great activity to do while passing through Dallas on your trip! These Latin styles of dancing are not just popular here but all over the world! We promise you will feel confident in your new dance moves and give you a great experience! If you can’t make one of our group classes listed, we are also available for private lessons! Individual or group lessons we can do, just message us!
Private Mixology Classes
Guests will arrive to Cellar Mixology through our secret door and will step into our speakeasy. After a tour and brief history of our bar, our Mixologist will introduce himself and will engage guests as he teaches how to make 2-3 cocktails. Guests will have a chance to take advantage of his mixologist experience and will be able to ask anything they want regarding mixology and bartending. Other things to note Guests must be 21+. Business casual attire recommended.
Farm Animal Experience with Goats, Cows, Emus, & More
Guests will enjoy an experience on our small, family-run hobby farm. They will have the opportunity to cuddle with our goats, pet our miniature cows, get up close and personal with our friendly emus, and take in the beautiful scenery of our farm. The first portion of the tour is guided animal interactions, but then guests are able to wander and take in the beauty of the property, enjoy their own picnic lunch, or fish in our catch-and-release pond!
Crystal, gem, and rock hunting in a geology lover’s paradise
Are you in tune with mother Earth? Are you aware of the sacred energy crystals hold? Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for a gift the ground can give you for free? Come let me show you how to harvest your own crystals. These are fully charged straight from the source. They haven’t been placed on a shelf or in a box for months indoors to go stagnant. I’ll be showing you how to find and discover some beautiful pieces of Selenite. From the size of a dime to the size of a baseball. Its so abundant with selenite. You’ll be able to take home more then what you can carry. On the hike to where the crystals are we will be learning the different rocks, crystals, and gems in the area. As well learn all the different plants and natural herbs that are around. Lots of insight on the birds and snakes that roam the area. Even learning which plants to stay away from like poison Ivy. It can be tiresome, dirty, but the reward of finding a crystal that’s took years after years to form and being the first person to find it can not be matched. It’s like digging for treasure! It’s not easy to find the nice full formed crystals but since I know exactly what to look for and my experience. Your 100% guaranteed to find plenty of it. I’ll provide everything you need .
Outdoor Goat Yoga on the Farm
Outdoor Goat Yoga class... Enjoy a yoga class outdoors with goats running around, jumping on your back, massaging those knots and bringing you joy! Goat yoga is a very popular trend right now and many people who have never even done yoga enjoy the therapy of being around such joyful and spirited creatures. Ours are our pets and they all have names. They're a combination of Nigerian Dwarf and Pygmy goats. Males and females have horns. We have several babies right now that are especially playful! You will also see our ducks and guinea hens wandering around...with the occasional pup. We rescue dogs and cats and the goats have their own guardian dogs that can't stand to be away from them even for an hour during class! So you will probably meet our Great Pyranees guardians, Pearl and Olaf.

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Bubbly Booze Cruise
OUR FIRST PUBLIC TOUR IN THE BRAND NEW BUBBLE BUS! HOP ON FOR A CRUISE THROUGH CHAMPAGNE TASTINGS, WINE TASTINGS, AND BEER AND BOOZE TASTINGS! WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT? WE WORK WITH THE MOST FUN DESTINATIONS IN THE HILL COUNTRY! (TASTINGS NOT INCLUDED)
Tipsy Tubing in Spring fed Water
We will meet at Cosmic Coffee and Biergarten, (121 Pickle Road) and I will drive everyone to San Marcos, where we will hop on the San Marcos River and enjoy a lazy tube ride to the exit point about 2.5-3.5 hours downstream. (Depending on y’all’s time frame. My motto is if we are having fun, let’s keep on having fun!). B.Y.O.B. so please bring beers and seltzers, but please leave the glass containers back at the Airbnb. I will have a small cooler for everyone, so no need to worry about that. ...we will have a little party while floating, looking at the local wildlife, and soaking in some Sun. This event is great for groups, great for team-building, great for teams, so ask me about Private Bookings! If the trip is sold out, ask if I can fit you in. Other things to note You will get wet, you should be able to swim, Bring some of your favorite beers if you want, you should want to have fun. I will drive.
Downtown Sunset Kayak with 1.5M Bats!
Welcome to Austin's #1 booked tour! I can say with confidence this is the best group on the water. August 15th, 2022 Update: The bats are the best I've ever seen them right now! Dont miss this. Let's meet up for an epic night of kayaking. It's 4 incredible trips in one. 1st you paddle the length of downtown during the day, then we catch the sunset over the water. The bats are the main event and we end with downtown paddle at night! Add in a full moon or bright stars occasionally and this trip is one not to miss! If trip is sold out, ask if I can fit you in. Book through me because: I'm a traveler and Airbnb host as well so I know what you want out of the trip. On top of bat facts, i'll give you more freedom to kayak, make sure to take great photos of you on the tour, and make sure you meet other like minded travelers in the group who can share their tips or even join you for a night out afterwards. I've got good travel stories for days and lots of local insight to help you build out the best plan for the rest of your stay. Bad weather = full refund. You won't find a guide who tries harder to make sure you have the best night possible. You'll also be given high quality photos at the end of your trip! Need one more reason to book? My auto reply to your booking confirmation comes with my custom "Must do" in Austin link to help you plan the rest of your tri
Austin Unlocked- A Speakeasy Tour
Go on a walking, cocktail tasting, tour of downtown Austin! We'll stop and talk about several hidden-face speakeasy style bars - some stashed inside parking garages, behind bookshelves, down alley ways, pass-code and password protected, and private clubs! We'll get you into three where we can order drinks! Meet downtown and we'll sit and chat for a few minutes at introducing ourselves and what it means to call a bar a speakeasy in Austin, TX. Then, we walk to the first bar. All the bars are located downtown within a few blocks of each other. We'll spend 30-45 minutes in each of three bars, having drinks, learning about the place, and appreciating the aesthetic. Throughout the night we will continue on past a total of seven hidden-face speakeasy style bars, stopping in some and just stopping to talk about others. The night ends once you get into the third and final bar and get your drinks ordered. We do not to include drinks to give you a lower price and more choice. We will have a group tab which can be paid for via cash, Apple Pay and Cash App. Prices vary by venue but $15-25 per drink (including a 20% tip) is a good ballpark.
Glass Bottom Kayaking Eco Tour or Glow
Join us for a one of a kind tour of the San Marcos River! You will be learning about kayaking from an Olympian on a clear springs starting at the source and floating down to my house on the river. Our clear kayaks create a totally unique view of the river that you CANNOT miss! We will meet at 602 North Interstate 35 in San Marcos and get geared up. We will then travel together to our put in location on the upper San Marcos River. As we kayak back down, you will be given paddling tips and tricks, information about our unique river, along with an amazing view! Other things to note This is a moderately physical activity. It includes wading in the river, optional swimming, and kayaking!
To The Bats and Back, Scenic Sunset Kayak Tour On Town Lake
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Learn how to dance Salsa & Bachata in Dallas
Learn how to dance Salsa & Bachata with some of the best Instructors in Dallas all while having fun and meeting new people! This group class is for beginner students, so everyone is around the same level. We will teach you the basic steps and turns with and without a partner. This is a great activity to do while passing through Dallas on your trip! These Latin styles of dancing are not just popular here but all over the world! We promise you will feel confident in your new dance moves and give you a great experience! If you can’t make one of our group classes listed, we are also available for private lessons! Individual or group lessons we can do, just message us!
Mezcal tasting & Tacos
The best 90 min that you will have in your day, drinking Mezcal is a sacred ritual!  Experience a cultural identity journey through your senses. Handpicked bottles of multi varietal & multi brand Mezcal + Vaquero Taquero's (best tacos in town) pairing. (Vegetarian options included) *1 Mezcal espadin + 1 taco . *2 Mezcales from wild agaves + 2 tacos. *1 ensamble or blend of agaves + 1 taco. *2 surprise Mezcales + surprise pairing. *Each tasting will have different Mezcales.
Ring make-and-take with local artist
We'll get comfortable in our studio barn/workshop area, where you'll grab a glass of wine, a local craft beer, or glass of fresh spring water from our bar before we get started. After a brief tour of our little urban farm, I'll do a quick demonstration to show you the techniques and procedures for making several different styles of rings. Then you'll get busy working hands-on with different tools and materials to create your own custom, unique ring exactly to your liking. I can provide as much support as necessary to help you to feel comfortable with the process and to create your desired outcome. We'll seal/finish your ring if necessary and you'll take it home with you at the end of the session. Other things to note We have free-range chickens and a free-range cat. All are friendly. :) If you aren't seeing the date or time you'd like available on the calendar, feel free to send me a message and we'll try to work something out if possible!
Digital Designs for T-shirts
You'll be guided in our design studio through the process of designing your own t-shirt with user friendly software, digital cutting machines and heat presses to design the t-shirt of your dreams. Each step in the process allows you to gain a new skill in creating your own product. We will provide the t-shirt, vinyl and all equipment needed to accomplish the project. Other things to note While we encourage creative ideas, profanity and offensive language in the studio or in your design is not acceptable. Great for small group team building and bonding.
Outdoor Yoga & Mimosas
We will participate in a 1-hour yoga class that is accessible to all levels of practitioners, including beginners. We will move on our mats, soaking up the sun under the large oak trees of our private backyard venue. Immediately following our yoga session, we will enjoy two complimentary mimosas while getting to know our fellow yogis (must be 21+ with a valid ID to consume alcohol). We will listen to music, talk, laugh, and enjoy the company of those who appreciate unique, fun, and different experiences! Please note that this is meant to be a fun and unique experience but also a relaxing and rewarding yoga class for all attendees...for that reason, we do not permit children under the age of 12 to attend. Any attendee who is under the age of 21 is not permitted to drink alcohol, although they are able to participate in yoga and receive a non-alcoholic beverage afterwards. Other things to note PLEASE READ: Yoga starts on the hour, doors will open and the instructor will meet you in the lobby 15 minutes before yoga. If you are running late, please send us a message!
Hike to Secret Cave w/library and view of Austin skyline
Austin is such a beautiful place coupled with mysterious but magical hidden gems. This is one of them. As we settle into our hiking adventure, we will take a moment to be fully present and be grateful to spend time with mother nature. We will go down through a beautiful trail where you will be able to spot fossils or even deer if you're feeling lucky that day. Then we will climb over to a secret cave that has a library and offers one of the most amazing skyline views of downtown Austin. Before we make our way back, we will stop by an animal sanctuary where we will be able to see different types of animals like owls, reptiles, and bobcats. You are more than welcome to bring your journal, meditate, or just appreciate the stillness of being surrounded by nature and its living creatures.
Speakeasy Friend and Enter
*I'm migrating this to its new location 'Austin Unlocked - A Speakeasy Tour'* Go on a walking | cocktail tasting tour of downtown Austin! We'll stop and talk about several hidden-face speakeasy style bars - some stashed inside parking garages, behind bookshelves, down alley ways, pass-code and password protected, and private clubs! We'll get you into three where we can order drinks! Meet downtown and we'll sit and chat for a few minutes at introducing ourselves and what it means to call a bar a speakeasy in Austin, TX. Then, we walk to the first bar. All the bars are located downtown within a few blocks of each other. We'll spend 30-45 minutes in each of three bars, having drinks, learning about the place, and appreciating the aesthetic. Throughout the night we will continue on past a total of seven hidden-face speakeasy style bars, stopping in some and just stopping to talk about others. The night ends once you get into the third and final bar and get your drinks ordered. We do not to include drinks to give you a lower price and more choice. Please bring cash. Prices vary by venue but $10-20 per drink (including a 20% tip) is a good ballpark.
Guided trail ride/drive lake murray atv park for beginners
Join us at Lake Murray ATV Park and get safety instructions on how to operate a Polaris RZR. Then drive/ride a Polaris RZR on a "guided trail ride" for 2 hours and learn how to safely operate. Make great family memories while enjoying beautiful lake views.
A Cooking Class with Texan Flaire, Chipotle Brisket Tacos
There’s no way you can enjoy texas without having some slow-cooked brisket! Take a cooking class with a professional chef and enjoy all of the flavors of the southwest, This class is perfect for anyone looking to improve their culinary skills and learn a recipe that’s soon to be a household favorite. Spend 2.5 hours with a professional chef and learn to make a pomegranate Paloma, mango salsa, and fresh guacamole for starters. Then we move to dinner and craft the best chipotle brisket tacos and elote you’ll probably ever have! Let’s create delicious moments and share a meal.
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