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Gliding Revolution

#18 of 124 Tours in Austin
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We provide Segway tours of Austin with a focus on fun! Our highly sought after historical guided tours are conducted with Segways after you are comfortable. Each tours begin with a group orientation followed by one-on-one hands on training with the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1403 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-4326
+1 512-495-9250
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were on a three day weekend trip to Austin and decided what better way to see the sights. We had an awesome tour guide who showed us all around. We were able to see the capital- which was really beautiful. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the night time bat tour with 3 of our kids. We got a quick lesson and were off. The Segway tour was a blast. Most of the fun really was riding on the Segways. The bats were pretty amazing to watch as well....More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’› I give this four stars! Austin doesnโ€™t have much by way of โ€œtouristyโ€ things, but this is one sure fire way to see it all! We toured with Shea and saw the downtown area, some prominent statues, the Lady Bird Park (from a distance),...More

1  Thank Jessyca505
shay R, Manager at Gliding Revolution, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing our company Jessyca.

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Kent was a great tour guide for our family of five. We were comfortable on the Segway and enjoyed learning lots about Austin. He is a great instructor and guide. Make sure you take a tour with him, he is excellent!

1  Thank McCavit
shay R, Owner at Gliding Revolution, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

We appreciate you choosing us and for taking the time to write a review. Shsy Reynolds

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This was so much fun! We had never ridden a segway but it's super easy and so fun! Great way to explore downtown Austin!

1  Thank Mary B
shay R, Manager at Gliding Revolution, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Mary. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed July 3, 2018

Advertised as Scavenger hunt AND Bat Tour - but it merely meant that the confress avenue bridge was on the scavenger hunt. I also expected the scavenger hunt to be more tourist related - and not a "gnome" guiding me through town. As a 53...More

2  Thank Lynne R
shay R, Manager at Gliding Revolution, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Lynn, Yes, we offer a scavenger hunt with a stop at the Congress Bridge to see the bats. The bat watching is a free activity that people line up to see each evening from March-November. We have noticed that it can be a bit...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

great day to spend the day with the family, Nice shops big brands great restaurants easy access and enough parking lots

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Our group of 8 and a wonderful afternoon on Segways this past Sunday. Although most of us live close to Austin and have spent lots of time in the city, this tour showed us parts of town we had never been before. Sam was our...More

2  Thank clarke13
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Waco and decided to spend a day in Austin. Having done Segways in other cities, we thought it would be a good way to see downtown Austin. We had a blast! Despite a steady rain, our guide kept us entertained and...More

1  Thank Oakley27
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Well MindFall is great concept. Clue hunt around downtown Austin, few miles of adventure filled puzzle solving clues that lead you back to HQ to finish the game. Only problem, few of the clues are wrong. Dead wrong. Image of the statue does not relate...More

Thank mpotok
shay R, Manager at Gliding Revolution, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for giving our game service a shot. Although your experience was not perfect, we hope you will try us again in the future. We will use your feedback to improve our games.

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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be don't wear flip flops and ideally don't even bring a day-pack with you. I had one for the first 30 minutes and I really struggled. A Segway operates on body weight and the extra weight makes it much harder... More
May 31, 2016|
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Response from Nula M | Reviewed this property |
I have not been on other Segway tours, but I have been on a variety of tours and this was very informative & fun. I was always last on purpose, and the tour guide was very good at waiting for everyone to catch up before... More
April 12, 2016|
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Response from Darlene B | Reviewed this property |
You will stop frequently to hear him talk. He does not talk while everyone is in motion.