Austin is full of history, culture, and some of the best eats in the country, and you can explore this amazing city with the help of some of the best tour guides in town! Celebrate an occasion or go on a spontaneous adventure by booking one of the best tours in Austin!
Land & Sea Tours in Austin
Pick from one of Lone Star Riverboat's public tours down Lady Bird Lake. These tours include a commentary by the captain and are BYOB for your entertainment aboard the Little Star, Southern Star, and Lone Star ships. The Lone Star has a non-alcoholic cash bar available to accommodate passengers of all ages.
Check out the Congress Avenue Bridge Bats on a kayak tour with Live Love Paddle. See and learn about one of the world's largest urban bat colonies! During the winter season, check out our Urban Kayaking Tour of Downtown Austin! See some of Austin's most popular sites and learn about local history and facts as well as the famous Congress Avenue Bridge Bats that reside in Austin from March to November.
Offering private and public tours, Rocket Electrics offers a great adventure for any group. Rocket Electrics has Lady Bird Lake, brunch, foodie, and Barton Springs tours powering you around the city with max speed of 20mph.
Grab a helmet and hop on for a Segway tour around the busting city of Austin. Segway Nation offers a Capitol of Texas Sightseeing tour, a Historic Downtown Austin and Capitol tour, and Haunted Ghost and Bat Tour. These daily excursions are easy to book last-minute for a group, making it one of the best tours in Austin.
From greenbelts, rolling hills, river,s and lakes to an impressive city skyline, experience Central Texas from the unique perspective of a helicopter. Among the variety of tours HELOaustin offers, you're also able to customize your own tour: just tell them what you’d like to see, and they’ll make it happen!
Drinking Tours in Austin
Book this Hipside Peddler’s 15-passenger, pedal-powered bike for a 21st birthday celebration or bachelor/bachelorette party, or just reserve a few seats for you and a few friends to drink around the city. Equipped with an iPad DJ station with streaming music access, karaoke mic, and USB charging stations. The Hipside even has a keg Co2 tap system on board!
With public and custom brewery tours available, ATXcursions takes groups to visit many breweries throughout the Austin area including: Jester King, Twisted X, Hops & Grain, Zilker, Independence, Adelbert's, Austin Beerworks, and Last Stand.
Food Tours in Austin
When it comes to food, Austin has it all! Austin Eats Food Tours helps you make a dent in trying everything you can get your hands on. Tours include the Best of Austin Food Truck Bus Tour, Saturday Brunch/BBQ/Brewery Bus/Walking Tour, and a South Congress Walking Tour as well as corporate and private tours.
The tour begins with a basic overview of Amy's Ice Cream's history and their ice cream making, including ingredients, equipment, and processes. The tour can be directed towards specific educational lessons or goals with prior consultation. The tour itself is free, but the tour ends with a scoop of chocolate or vanilla ice cream with M&Ms as a topping for $2 per scoop. A non-dairy option is available with prior notice.
Select which tour fits your mood, celebration, or budget and book right away before spots are filled! Austin is a bustling city, get the most out of your stay with one of the best tours in Austin.
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