Austin Icons Bike Tour in Austin, TX

Austin Bike Tours & Rentals102 1/2 W 3rd StAustin, TX 78701
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Hop on a comfortable, well-equipped bike for a chance to explore the city of Austin in an all-new way. The Austin Icons tour showcases the city’s unique history with highlights including the University of Texas Campus, the State Capitol, the famous Treaty Oak, and more. Let a local experts show you a glimpse of the city you won’t get in the guidebooks!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Austin Travel Experts
  • Some of the highlights you’ll see on this tour is the famous Treaty Oak, University of Texas Campus and the State Capitol.
  • Tour duration is approximately two hours long.
  • The tour is good for all ages! There are kid seats for kids over a year and under 40 lbs.


from Austin Icons Bike Tour
You'll visit the famous Treaty Oak and get the chance to learn about it's long and sometimes strange history as a location for war and peace parties with various Native American Tribes.

We will take a ride through the University of Texas Campus to see the iconic tower that Charles Whitman made famous in 1966 and learn about the school's founding in 1883. You will also take a pedal down to the State Capital grounds to talk about the founding of Texas and the struggle that took place in naming Austin as the capital. Your tour includes a comfortable bike with handbrakes, gears, a rack for your stuff and a really great guide.

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Boston, Massachusetts
"Bike rental"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 27, 2019 NEW
I rented a bike overnight. They were super helpful and friendly, and the bike was in great condition. Great experience!
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"Downtown Dives Bike Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 24, 2019
We were a group of 6 ladies away on a girls trip and loved this tour. Our guide was Trey, and he was super enthusiastic! You could feel his love for the city of Austin. The weather was pretty hot, so the indoor stops at several "dives" were much appreciated. We learned some interesting facts about the city and also felt like we got some exercise along the way. Sarah was very helpful at the beginning and end getting us fitted on the bikes. Definitely recommend this tour!
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Austin, Texas
"Bike and Taco tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 19, 2019
We did the tour as a team building event. Trey was our tour guide and he was great. Even the native Austinites learned something new about their city. The taco stops were great to enjoy a good taco and take a bit of a rest. I highly recommend this tour.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
"Bike rental"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 17, 2019
The service was great on the phone prior to our arrival and great when we got there. We rented 6 bikes prior to leaving for Austin. They were delived to us as scheduled and all adjustments were made and off we went. We had an issue with the brakes on one of the bikes and made a pit stop by their physical location. They were quick to remedy the situation and we were on our way again. Austin is a great place to ride bikes and you can see much more when you are riding on two wheels rather than in a car/bus.
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Seattle, WA
"Great rental experience!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 15, 2019
I rented a bike for a few hours on a hot fall afternoon. The bikes are much better than the clunky, heavy rideshare models! Rates are very reasonable; the staff was very accommodating and knowledgeable.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Austin Icons Bike Tour

Where are you located?
We are located at 102 1/2 W 3rd Street, a half of a block west of Congress Avenue on the North side of the street, in the heart of downtown Austin. Look for the bike shop fabricated out of shipping containers.

What are your hours?
The tour operates every day but Monday and Tuesday. Available tours each day are at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm. When and how long is the tour? Our daily tours are two hours long.

I’m not a great bike rider, should I try this?
If you are taking our tour, let us know how much you ride and how fast you want to go. Most of our tours are like “walks on a bicycle” rather than a race.

What should I bring?
Wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Please, no sandals or flip flops. Our bikes have water bottle cages, so bring water. Bring a backpack for personal belongings or rent a saddle bag from the shop.

What is your cancellation policy?
We will cancel our tours as we see fit for weather that is unsafe. There are no cancellations for tours 48 hours prior to reservation.

When should we arrive?
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.