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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour

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  • 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
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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour
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This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just 2 hours. Major landmarks, lesser known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks!
From $37.90
10:30am Tour
This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just 2 hours. Major landmarks, lesser known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks!
From $37.90
4:30pm Tour
This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just 2 hours. Major landmarks, lesser known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks!
From $37.90
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Overview
Save yourself the stress of planning rides around Austin with this guided tour that includes round-trip transportation from Austin Visitor Center. Your guide shows you the highlights of the city by taking you to popular attractions, lesser-known hangouts, and even a dessert truck, while telling you about Austin's history and culture. Expect to discover insider secrets or fun facts that even locals don't know about the city.
What to Expect
Your Austin guided tour starts with convenient pickup at the Austin Visitor Center, and multiple departure options at booking make the 2-hour 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.
Reviews (319)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great Overall view of Austin

Started from downtown in a small van, covering the best know areas including the capital, 6th Street, Congress Street bridge and even stopping at a food trailer park for a small treat. The guide was knowledgeable and made the tour fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tapper158
Reviewed 2 days ago
Best way to kick off your first trip to Austin

This tour was so much fun! Great way to start your trip to Austin because you are able to get 1. get used to the layout of the city 2. get an overview of all the major spots (but not in exhaustive detail), so you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jade O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Off the beaten path...

I was redirected to a “detour” upon discovering the tour bus I had planned to take was not running. Fortunately, my detour to detour tours was likely the “best” route to take. Ike was an amazing guide-showing us the “bucket list” sites, but also including...More

Thank katrynarosehs
Reviewed 3 days ago
A Summary of Austin High Points!

A very good way to know Austin, specially it's history, and of course the fun part too. Will recommend!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BC_TX_Adventurer
Reviewed 4 days ago
A very lucky happenstance!!! Great guided tour!!

My wife and I were looking for a “Hop on Hop off” bus tour of Austin. Unfortunately, so we thought, they were not running on the day we wanted to go. As an alternative, we booked The Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour with @austindetours.com....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James C
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December 30, 2018|
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Response from Pier M | Reviewed this property |
You’ll get on and off with the opportunity for photo ops at several places along the tour!
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December 27, 2018|
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Response from LisaDA | Reviewed this property |
I echo the poster above -- I would call the provider. The van I was on during the tour didn't look like there was room, but they may have other styles of van that they use ...
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Lisa E
November 24, 2018|
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Response from LisaDA | Reviewed this property |
I would echo the above poster and contact the company about doing a private tour. The tour I went on had about 10 people -- myself and my sister, a single woman, and a bachelorette party (!) and it didn't seem crowded at... More
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