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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour

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Not a typical bus tour, this 'bucket list tour' of Austin gives you a city overview in just two hours. With an insider guide, see landmarks and lesser-known gems that only a local would know about, as well as real neighborhoods, and, of course, the food trucks. You have the choice of morning and afternoon tour times; select when booking to suit your schedule.
  • Explore Austin with a guide who knows the quickest ways around the city
  • Go to off-the-beaten-path spots, including a dessert food truck
  • Tour the Texas State Capitol building with a guide
  • Visit the Graffiti Park at Castle Hill without feeling rushed
  • Choose from multiple tour times to best fit your schedule
What to Expect
Your Austin guided tour starts with convenient pickup at the Austin Visitor Center, and multiple departure options at booking make this tour easy to fit into a busy sightseeing schedule. Once you meet up with your guide and group, board the luxury van and prepare to see the city's best sights. Take off through the city with a guide who knows the best ways to get around Austin while avoiding traffic. Learn fun facts about Austin’s art and music culture, as well as the state capital's storied history, as you ride. Some of the main attractions this tour visits includes the Texas State Capitol building and Graffiti Park at Castle Hill. Your guide also takes you to some spots only locals really know about, including a dessert truck that serves delicious cupcakes. Once your tour ends, get dropped back off at Austin Visitor Center with plenty of time to revisit your favorite stops or continue your discovery of the state's quirky capital city.
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Departure Point
602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • A 'bucket list tour' of Austin gives you a city overview
  • Tour inside the Texas State Capitol
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children requiring car seats (90 lbs. or less) must bring them along and arrive early to install. Children of any age must have a ticket as well. We cannot allow sitting on laps in the bus due to liability.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.
  • Tour departs from the Austin Visitor Center located at 602 E. 4th St, Austin, TX 78701.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just did this tour on 19 September. The tour took about 2.5 hours. Chris was knowledgeable and welcoming. I would recommend this tour if you want to get a good general knowledge on the city.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small group tour in a minivan which is ideal as Ike our brilliant guide was able personalise the experience for each of us. Ike was very informative, knowledgeable and great fun! We went to all the main sights and some fascinating spots...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Our first time in Austin and we wanted to see the sights, this tour provided that and more! Couldn't have been happier with our tour and our guide. It was a fun, lively group of people. Had a great time exploring Austin and getting great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank briannaw742
Reviewed 2 days ago

Matt is very prepared,knowledgeable,fun, attentive.The tour is small group about 10 of us. Comfortable and cool van.We love the tour very much also love the gelato.Thank you

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank orchids_11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During the tour, Ike gave great information to introduce us to the history and culture of Austin. The tour was well worth the time and money. Ike was a skilled and personable guide.

Date of experience: September 2019
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10 September 2019|
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Response from Catherine R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, please do call the company and check on this. I am not sure, and as noted by another person, you do get on and off the bus a few times. Good luck, and I hope it works out for you!
31 August 2019|
Response from Marion Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes - especially if you don’t have to wait for checked luggage. Take an Uber.
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