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Austin Famous Ghost and Bat Segway Tour

Austin Famous Ghost and Bat Segway Tour

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Discover another side of Austin on a 2.5-hour Segway tour that features bats and ghosts. Offered from March to October, this nighttime ride through downtown Austin visits haunted hotels and buildings, famous landmarks, and the world’s largest urban bat colony. See the Texas State Capitol Building, Lady Bird Lake, Austin Convention Center, the 6th Street Entertainment district, Moonlight Towers, and more
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

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Hear the historical tales of murder and mayhem that helped make Austin weird on this haunted history tour of Texas's capital city. Join an acclaimed storyteller and a small group for a walking tour through Austin's supernatural nooks and creepy crannies, including a tour of the famous Driskill Hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.65
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Downtown Austin Historic Segway Tour

Downtown Austin Historic Segway Tour

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Explore historic downtown Austin on an informative and fun 2-hour Segway tour. See many of Austin’s historic landmarks including the Texas State Capitol building, the Driskill Hotel, and the Austin Convention Center, and roll along the 6th Street music district, the Texas Walk of Fame, and Congress Avenue, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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Austin's Gem Bike Tour

Austin's Gem Bike Tour

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Discover the highlights of Austin along with several local breweries during this half-day beer tasting and bike tour. Pedal past landmarks including the Texas State Cemetery and the Texas State Capitol, and stop for sudsy refreshments at three breweries. Your guide shares commentary about the city and breweries on a moderate level bike tour that is suitable for most people with biking experience. Bike gear and beers are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.70
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Small-Group Bike Tour in Austin

Small-Group Bike Tour in Austin

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Lady Bird Lake is a popular nature escape in the heart of downtown Austin, complete with scenic footbridges, lakeside parks, and skyline views. Ideal for families and outdoor enthusiasts, this cycling tour allows you to escape city traffic and cruise around the Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail, which spans 10 miles (16 kilometers) and loops around the lake’s shoreline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.94
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Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

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Our experienced tour guides will take you on a fun and informative tour of Austin in a relaxing open air pedicab. You'll amble through all the sites of downtown, including the Capitol, Governors Mansion, Pecan St, Lady Bird Lake and more. Great for couples, friends and families of all ages. The tour moves at your own pace and is individually tailored to your group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From Austin

Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From Austin

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Experience Texas Hill Country while exploring the life of U.S. President and Texas native son Lyndon Johnson. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit Johnson’s “Texas White House,” his reconstructed boyhood home (now a national park), and the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Learn about the cowboys and German immigrants who shaped the region, stop by historic Fredericksburg, and visit the legendary country music town of Luckenbach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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Austin Murder Walk

Austin Murder Walk

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In the year 1885 America’s first serial killer stalked the streets and alleyways of the young, emerging city of Austin. More terrifying than any ghost story, this monster brutally and systematically hacked eight women to death using an ax. For one calendar year, he terrified a city and came to be known as the “midnight assassin”. He was never captured and his identity remains a mystery or does it...? This tour is our longest at 1 hour 45 minutes and covers 2 miles of historic Austin including West 6th street, Guy Town, the Warehouse District and a drink stop at the iconic Driskill Hotel. The pace is leisurely and, in addition to a drink stop at the Driskill, (drinks not included), there are short rests along the journey. Join us on this exceptional true crime walking tour investigating exact crime locations and the various theories surrounding the midnight assassin. It’s a “killer” tour.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Austin Ghosts Walking Tour

Austin Ghosts Walking Tour

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Join Austin Ghosts for a walking ghost tour through some of the city's most haunted areas. The history of the capital of Texas offers shocking stories of forbidden lovers, heartbreaking suicides, brutal murders, and freak accidents. Some of the ghosts we will encounter are playful and harmless, but others are quite wicked and have committed some horrific crimes in their lifetimes. Hear tales of authentic hauntings that occurred in places like The Cathedral of Junk, the Hope Outdoor Gallery, and the Museum of the Weird, among countless oddball restaurants and vintage shops. Our unique collection of captivating and unnerving historical stories reveal what makes Austin one of the most compelling haunted cities in the country.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.17
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Live Music Capital of the World Pedicab Tour

Live Music Capital of the World Pedicab Tour

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Relax in an open air pedicab as our knowledgable tour guide rides you around to all the venues and sites that gave this city the title - Live Music Capital of the World. Stops include Willie Nelson Statue, Stevie Ray Vaughan statue, Antones- Home of the Blues, Armadillo World Headquarters, Janis Joplin Mural and many more. The pedicab is equipped with a stereo to play music from local legends. This is a private tour and can be customized to your group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Austin and Hill Country Tour with Stops in Unique Vehicle

Austin and Hill Country Tour with Stops in Unique Vehicle

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There's nothing better than getting to know a city from a local, and that's exactly what you can expect on this 2.5-hour tour (with stops). Your Austinite guide will share stories about the fun-loving Texas capital aboard a 14-passenger convertible Mercedes-Benz sprinter van. This unique vehicle, which is open air, is also equipped with sanitized headsets that you can use to get to know Austin through conversations, with English and Spanish language options. See all the local hangouts, hip and historic neighborhoods, and beautiful Central Texas Hill Country. Along the way, you'll get out to stretch for pictures and scenery on 4-6 stops that could include the the Driskill Hotel, Barton Springs, and the award-winning Austin Public Library. Read the What to Expect section below to learn more about what you will see and where you will stop to visit on this ultimate guided tour of Austin.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.00
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Austin Small-Group Tour in Convertible Van

Austin Small-Group Tour in Convertible Van

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In Texas, even our convertibles are bigger: Find out for yourself with 360-degree views of Austin in a unique, convertible-top Mercedes-Benz sprinter. Take in major sights, including time to hop off the van and appreciate beautiful views, iconic murals, and historic sites along the way. Expect stops for some light walking at the Driskill Hotel, the University of Texas campus, and the Pfluger bridge.* This small-group tour (14 passenger max) is the one to do if you want a comprehensive look at what makes this city what it is: from the towering architecture of downtown, the humble yet active expanse of the south side, the quaint and historical east, and the perpetually awe-inspiring capitol and campus. *Subject to change due to events or closures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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Capital of Texas Segway Tour

Capital of Texas Segway Tour

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It's easy to book an Austin sightseeing bus tour, but a crammed coach is no way to enjoy the famous Texas sunshine. To enjoy Austin's balmy weather, and see the city's top sights, travelers shouldn't miss this attraction-packed Segway tour. Visit the Seaholm Power District and Texas State Capitol, cruise Congress Avenue, and stop for selfies with statues of two of Austin's most famous musicians. Wrap up your tour at Auditorium Shores, and take in fantastic skyline views.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Austin E-Bike Tour

Austin E-Bike Tour

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Our tours are experiences - See the heart of Austin on some of the finest urban bike trails in the country! Stop at some of Austin’s most famous landmarks: Barton Springs, the Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, the Congress Avenue “Bat Bridge,” and more! You’ll experience the real Austin like you never could on a driving tour! You are never lost with a local.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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Haunted Austin Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

Haunted Austin Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

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Get more out of a night on the town with this spooky Austin pub crawl, complete with the haunted history of this historic city. Starting in Downtown Austin, you walk to several bars on your tour, each of which is housed in an historic building. As you drink up, enjoy your guide's narration about the legends—and ghost stories—of Austin's most haunted places. Though you need to purchase drinks, the eerie stories are included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Romantic tour in Austin

Romantic tour in Austin

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Austin was originally named Waterloo when the city was officially chosen as the new capital of the Republic of Texas. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Moonlight towers are odd to some, romantic to others, and odd-romantic to most, they’re the ultimate Austin quirk - especially since it’s the only city in the world that still puts them to use as perfectly good street lights. What is the most famous historical couple of Austin? Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves! They married in a private Catholic ceremony right here in Austin. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$504.41
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Private Pedicab City Tour of Austin (Half Hour)

Private Pedicab City Tour of Austin (Half Hour)

Each Pedicab can carry passengers (age 7 and older). Children under age 7 can sit in a lap. All of our pedicabs are motorized, allowing us to travel up to 15 mph. Fast enough to get where we need to go, but slow enough to take in all the sights. The Pedicab drivers are all licensed chauffeurs, so you can drink alcoholic beverages as a passenger. Just no glass bottles and the drivers cannot provide the beverages to you (you have to purchase alcohol from a store or restaurant).
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour in Austin

Historic Downtown Walking Tour in Austin

Join a walking tour to discover the Georgetown, Texas hiding beyond its facades • Discover the stories hiding just out of reach of thousands of visitors and residents. • Explore the human events that have shaped and continue to shape this unique Austin-area community. • Experience the attractions of Georgetown’s historic downtown district and why it's considered the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas”. • Enjoy connections to Georgetown, Texas even many locals overlook. This is more than a history or sightseeing tour. We take you on a walking journey to discover, experience and connect with the Georgetown, Texas hiding beyond its facades. You will walk among its historic buildings to discover stories both past and present as well as get insider tips on restaurants, shops, and live music venues.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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The best of Austin walking tour

The best of Austin walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Is it true that Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America? And does Austin has the only nude beach in all of Texas? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Austin has a nickname “Violet Crown City.” The nickname was inspired by the purplish light visible over Austin’s hills in wintertime. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Austin. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$504.41
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Domain Evening Segway Tour

Domain Evening Segway Tour

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Explore the darker side of Austin with our haunted tour of historical landmarks. We begin with centuries of history at the State Capitol and Governor's Mansion. Then, continue to local haunts like the world-famous Driskill Hotel. Each location has been specially chosen for it's importance to Austin and the stories they hold. Come tour the city with us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Downtown Austin Street Art Tour by Bus

Downtown Austin Street Art Tour by Bus

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Art is quickly becoming as famous as music in Austin! There is literally street art in every neighborhood of Austin, and there's also sculpture, mosaics, community projects, artisanal crafts, and tons of amazing galleries scattered throughout the city. Whether you're an art lover, a Social Media Influencer, or someone who wants to explore the colorful side of Austin, join us on this amazing tour. In 2 hours you'll go all around the city discovering major murals, rare art installations, and so much more! Get your phone/camera ready, this tour shows you the most Instagram-able sites in Austin!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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E-Scooter Tour of Austin

E-Scooter Tour of Austin

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Ride an electric scooter through the streets of Austin on this 1.5-hour tour. You'll be able to cover much more ground than you would on foot, while enjoying the fun and fresh air of riding a scooter. Leave the navigation to your guide and just take in the sights, which include the city's historic landmarks, green parks, and Lady Bird Lake for cityscape views.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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