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Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise

Explore Austin, the state capital of Texas on a 3.5-hour guided, small-group tour. Experience the best views and discover the city’s great culture.
Where:Austin, Texas
Price for:1 Participant
Availability:COMING SOON
Austin Sightseeing Tour with River Cruise Adult
Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise - Adult
Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise child 5-12
Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise - Child 5-12
Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise - Child 4 and under
Austin Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise - Child 4 and under

Led by a friendly, local guide, you’ll enjoy the city’s top attractions and visitor experiences while avoiding wait times and long lines.

Your guide will meet you at your downtown Austin accommodation and you’ll begin your fully guided tour in the comfort of a Mercedes Metris van.

Your first stop is the Texas Capital for a self-guided tour. This Italian Renaissance Revival style building set atop a hill overlooking downtown Austin is the home of the government for the state of Texas. As you walk around the grounds, you’ll visit of the statues and monuments such as the Heroes of the Alamo, the Volunteer Firemen Monument, the Confederate Soldiers Monument or others along the tree-lined Great Walk.

After the Capitol, you will hop back into tour van for a narrated driving tour with stops at several iconic landmarks. Your guide will inform you about ongoing highlights and local area insights along the drive. You will have the opportunity to stop at several spots including the French Legation, Pfluger Bridge a beautiful pedestrian and bicycle bridge spanning Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, one of the oldest houses in Austin representing the story of Texas settlement and the growth of the capital city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, and Lou Neff Point a stunning look-out point over Austin.

For the final leg of your tour you’ll enjoy a relaxing boat cruise providing a unique view of Lady Bird Lake. You’ll pass by several points of interest including the Boardwalk of Lady Bird Lake and experience a beautiful view of the Austin city skyline from the water.

At the end of your tour, your guide will take you back to your Downtown Austin accommodation.

What’s included:

  • A fully narrated tour experience with a professional local guide.
  • All attraction admission fees included.
  • Skip the ticket line entry - avoid large crowds and wait times.
  • Self guided tour of the Texas Capitol.
  • Boat cruise on Lady Bird Lake.
  • Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off in Downtown Austin.
  • Tour in the comfort of an air-conditioned Mercedes Metris vans.

Duration: 3.5-hours

WhenTours available year-round daily *
*subject to availablility

Need to know:

  • The tour size is limited to 7 participants.
  • The tour operates rain or shine.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and dress for the weather.
  • Please arrive at the meeting location at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time.
  • Tour guide gratuities are not included, optional and always appreciated.

If you are looking for fun things to do in Austin or a great experience gift for visiting family or friends, this Austin sightseeing tour with boat cruise is the way to go!

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