Top 20 Experiences in austin
Austin Downtown Walking Tasting Tour with Secret Food Tours
On our Secret Food Tour: Austin, let our guides and your stomach lead you through the busy streets of Downtown Austin for an urban gastronomy experience in the central and historic area of the live music capital of the world. You'll try numerous foods, from our famous BBQ brisket to banana-leaf-wrapped tamales that have remained virtually unchanged since 5000 B.C., plus lots more. Don’t forget our Secret Dish as well!
Double Decker Austin Single Loop Sightseeing Tour
Learn all about Austin and its rich history while enjoying an awesome view of the city from the top of a double-decker bus. You get the best views of Austin from our unobstructed upper deck, making this the best tour for taking photographs. People on the street also love to interact with people on the upper deck! For your comfort, the lower deck is climate-controlled. This tour passes by more downtown attractions than any other Austin tour. Every tour has a driver and tour guide with absolutely no audio recordings. Enjoy your Austin experience much more by interacting with our guides, whose sole focus is making your experience fun and interesting. This is a single loop tour in which you stay on the bus for the duration of the tour, which will last about 75 to 90 minutes, depending on the traffic. You tour will conclude when you get back to Stop #1 at the Austin Visitor Center.
Private Lake Austin Boat Cruise
Come experience the beauty of Lake Austin on a private, partially guided pontoon boat cruise. Located just minutes from Downtown, Lake Austin offers 22 miles of great sightseeing views, including privately-owned waterfront and cliffside homes and popular shoreside restaurants. Unique to Lake Austin is its clear, constant-level water and intimate setting, making for the most beautiful scenery for pictures & social media-worthy photos with the iconic Pennybacker Bridge. You may even catch sight of Austin's own professional wake surfing phenoms Ashley Kidd and Raleigh Hager! Reserve the boat for up to 12 people for 2 hours & enjoy fun times on the lake! Whether you’re looking to celebrate an upcoming wedding, a graduation, birthday or just want some quality family time - this is the perfect option for you and your group. Included is the boat rental, a Wake Riderz boat captain and use of an Aqua Lily Pad should you decide to enjoy the water.
Austin Electric Bike Tour: Let it Ride
Too hot for a regular bike tour? Wanna experience Austin in a new and exciting way? This ELECTRIC bike tour is for you! Check out Austin's favorite murals, landmarks, and history on this journey propelled by a pedal assist E-bike. The " I love you so much" wall, infamous UT tower, boardwalk, 6th street, and much more are all within reach! Halfway through the tour we do stop for coffee/ beer/ snacks (not included) at a local Austin spot.
From Austin: Hill Country BBQ & Wine Shuttle
Searching for an affordable and fun way to get out to the famous Salt Lick BBQ and two (2) beautiful Texas Hill Country wineries? Look no further! This Hill Country BBQ and Wine Shuttle is great for solo travelers, couples, and small groups. The shuttle departs from the Austin Visitor Center at 10:30AM and heads out to the Driftwood area of the Texas Hill Country approx. 35-45 minutes southwest of Austin. Enjoy comfortable transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter van with a friendly local guide. Spend 45-50 minutes at each stop. Food/drinks not included in the shuttle price; guests pay directly at the restaurant and wineries.
Austin Biker Gang E-Bike Adventure
You can be a part of an e-bike biker gang! Our e-bikes are fun and super easy to ride. See the sights and have a blast! We believe that riding is more fun with others, so add another e-bike so your friend can ride along with you! We have a very dynamic experience and with so much to see in Austin each ride is different! It's an incredible way to get the feel of what Austin is and what it is loved by so many! Tours available every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Each ticket also included our CYB equipment protection so if you do any accidental damage to our e-bikes you're not responsible (Horseplay is not covered, so calm down there Evel Knievel, no stunts allowed). Our max ticket purchase is 4 per order. If you have a group larger than 4 you'll just need to make a second (or third) booking for up to 4 at a time to purchase all the tickets you'll need. We cap our groups to 13 total. For groups larger than 13 you need to contact us directly.
Austin Murals & Mimosas Roofless Party Bus Tour + FREE Photoshoot (20 Max)
This tour is for up to 20 people. See the most insta worthy murals in Austin Texas while partying through downtown Austin on our one of a kind roofless party bus! Free photoshoot included at every mural to make your memories last. Halfway through the tour, stop for coffee and/or mimosas at Freddo ATX , a picture perfect cafe in the heart of Austin’s trendy South Congress neighborhood. Your driver will also be your talented photographer! What Sets TRIBE Apart - The BEST Murals in Austin - Delicious Mimosas at Picture Perfect Cafe - Roofless Party Bus - Dance Floor - Stunning views of Downtown Austin - Custom LED Lighting - Experienced, Professional Drivers - Coolers Included - Large Group Options - Top Notch Service - High Quality Sound System Please visit our website for more information about our cancellation policy
Half-Day Hill Country Wine Shuttle From Austin
The Half-Day Hill Country Wine Shuttle departs from the Austin Visitor Center at 1:30PM and heads out into the Driftwood/Wimberley area of the Texas Hill Country approx. 35-45 minutes southwest of Austin. Enjoy an afternoon filled with winding roads, beautiful views, and of course…amazing wine! We provide comfortable transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter van with a friendly local guide on this small-group excursion (maximum 10 guests). Cruise through the rolling hills and stop at three (3) different award-winning wineries for tastings. Relax and leave the planning to us! We’ll reserve all of the wine tastings in advance. Spend 45-60 minutes at each winery. Tastings cost $17-20 USD plus tax/gratuity (not included in the shuttle price; guests pay directly at the wineries). Shuttle returns to the Austin Visitor Center at 6:00PM. Total duration is 4.5 hours. All ages welcome. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.
Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
Descend into the cover of darkness in the iconic city of Austin, TX with a nationally acclaimed storyteller. Your expert guide will keep your small group scared and entertained during this 90-minute walking tour with historical tales of murder, mystery and of course, ghosts. In addition, you will explore the little known nooks and crannies of Austin and visit popular attractions like the Driskill Hotel.
Small-Group Public BYOB Sunset Boat Tour on Lake Travis
Enjoy a cruise that lets you meet new people while taking in the sights along Lake Travis. Our captain serves as a tour guide who may point out landmarks, celebrity homes, or share their own personal stories from the lake. Bring your own drinks—alcoholic beverages welcome—and a camera to capture the memorable experience! Lake Travis cruises take off from Float On’s home base at Hurst Harbor Marina. From here we set sail on one of the clearest lakes in all of Texas, where worries fade & you escape into the gorgeous Hill Country. Enjoy the luxurious homes & beautiful limestone shores that give Travis it’s trademark blue waters, so sit back, relax & enjoy the ride into the cities most iconic sunset. Multiple boats are used for this event, we'll do our best to accommodate special seating requests. Please let us know if you have friends booking separately that you'd like to sit with.
Austin and Hill Country Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
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. Route subject to change due to closures. 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 3-4 stops that could include the the Driskill Hotel, Barton Springs, and the award-winning Austin Public Library (Routes & stops subject to change due to events or closures.) 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.
Austin Skyline Kayak Tour
Join us on a guided Eco tour of the beautiful Lady Bird Lake. The lake is home to some of the best views of the architectural marvels of Austin buildings and landmarks. Here your guide will navigate you through this beautiful area of Austin’s amazing skyscrapers and display some knowledge of the history of Austin noticeable landmarks.
Best of San Antonio Tour from Austin Texas
Experience the Best of San Antonio from Austin on this 7-hour small-group tour of the River City. Explore the Alamo - a local cultural icon, witness the beautiful city skyline on a narrated drive, explore the beautiful Spanish colonial missions, and take in stunning views of the city from both a relaxing River Cruise and 190 m (623 ft) above from the top of the Tower of the Americas.
Austin Sightseeing and Capitol Segway Tour
Segway Nation offers its 1.5 hour Austin Sightseeing and Capitol Segway Tour three times daily. This Austin Segway tour is a great way to get an overview of downtown Austin and spend some time sightseeing and taking photos. Highlights of this Segway Tour include the Texas State Capitol Building • Congress Avenue • Historic Driskill Hotel • Warehouse Entertainment District • Town Lake/Lady Bird Lake • More Great Historic Sites and Landmarks • Lots of time to enjoy riding through downtown Austin on your Segway.
Best of Austin Small-Group Driving Tour with Local Guide
Austin’s favorite “bucket list tour” offers an excellent city overview in just 2 hours. Visit major landmarks, lesser-known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and even a sweet treat! Your guide’s in-the-know commentary provides more insight than you could get elsewhere. You’ll learn all about Austin’s art, music, culture, food, history, parks, famous residents, and how the locals “Keep Austin Weird." By the end of your tour, there is no doubt that you will know why people love Austin. Come as strangers, leave as friends!
Austin Boat Tour
Come experience the beauty of Lake Austin on a public, partially guided boat tour where our Captain serves as your tour guide! Ideal for individual travelers, couples and small groups/families, this tour offers an affordable way to experience Lake Austin with other passengers without renting an entire boat. Located just minutes from Downtown, Lake Austin offers 22 miles of great sightseeing views, including privately-owned waterfront and cliffside homes and popular shoreside restaurants. Unique to Lake Austin is its clear, constant-level water and intimate setting, making for the most beautiful scenery for pictures & social media-worthy photos of the iconic Pennybacker Bridge. You may even catch sight of Austin's own professional wake surfing phenoms Ashley Kidd and Raleigh Hager!
The Brunch Bus: Food Tour with a Live Band on Board the Bus!
Brunch. The one thing that can drag every sleepy (and possibly hungover) soul out of bed. Brunch is the best thing about the weekend, so it is our absolute delight to show-off the best of Austin’s brunch scene. Join Twisted Texas for visits to three Austin eateries for local specialties such as breakfast tacos, Czech kolaches, and chicken & waffles. All food is included and adds up to one very big brunch. Each stop is accompanied by a brunch adult beverage — on us! And as if that’s not enough motivation to roll out of bed…we are bringing a live band along with us for the ride! Live music is the heart and soul of Austin, and we are happy to have local musicians jamming with us as we brunch. This is an Austin food tour like it’s never been done before. So bring your squad, bring your appetites, and BYOB…let’s brunch!
Small-Group Austin Taco Food Walking Tour
Tacos aren’t just for Tuesdays, especially in Austin where there are so many delicious tacos to try from different amazing eateries in the city! That’s why we created our Austin Taco Food Walking Tour. Join us to experience the best tacos that Austin has to offer, while witnessing many must-see places throughout the area!
Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide
Come see all that Austin has to offer! Our leisurely 10 mile Austin in a Nutshell Tour is the best way to see all of the notable landmarks in and around downtown, as well as the famous Lady Bird Lake Trail! This tour is on regular NON-electric hybrid bikes. For Ebike tours, check out our Let it Ride Austin Electric Bike Tour.
Full-Day Double Decker Austin Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour
Learn all about Austin and its rich history while enjoying an awesome view of the city from atop of a double-decker bus. You get the best views of Austin from our unobstructed upper deck, making this the best tour for taking photographs. People on the street also love to interact with people on the upper deck! For your comfort, the lower deck is climate-controlled. This tour passes by more downtown attractions than any other Austin tour. Every tour has a driver and tour guide with absolutely no audio recordings. Enjoy your Austin experience much more by interacting with our guides, whose sole focus is making your experience fun and interesting.