Austin Icons Bike Tour in Austin, TX

102 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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"Best experience!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 12, 2020
Myself and 9 of my closest friends rented bikes for my Bachelorette to cycle around and take photos at different murals! The staff was amazing! So friendly and helpful. Some of my friends were not very comfortable riding bikes and they took extra time to ensure everyone's safety and comfortability. I was on the tandem bike and had a blast! Great company, absolutely 100% recommended!!! We also put in a recommendation for a name for the tandem bike. The Tony Express. Hopefully that sticks lol!
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"Art and Drinks tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 12, 2020
Awesome way to experience Austin! We called to request a tour for the four of us. We were interested in seeing public Art and experiencing local drinks downtown and they created a custom tour for our group (which is going to become a regular offering). Our bikes were in awesome condition, shoutout to Sara for getting us set up and fitted! Trey, our guide, was knowledgeable and fun to interact with. All in all totally recommend this experience to anyone looking to get a unique view of Austin!
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Jeff C
"Friendly service great equipment"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 06, 2020
We rented 2 bikes from Austin Bike Rental and booked it online. The process was very simple and the location was only 1 block from our hotel and 2 blocks from the bike trail down by the river. The people there were very friendly and professional and the bikes were in excellent condition. An excellent value! We highly recommend this company!
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"Excellent bike tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 05, 2020
Ended up with a private tour of Austin with our guide Trey. Excellent, knowledgeable tour guide, great tacos throughout and awesome weather. Thanks to Sarah for making sure the bikes were smooth as could be.
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"Rented bikes, rode around Laby Bird Lake"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 03, 2020
We were visiting from Florida and wanted a fun outdoor activity. We're not really into tours, we prefer to explore on our own. The people at Austin Bike Tours & Rentals were competent and pleasant to deal with. Their bikes are well-maintained, they have a wide variety to select from. Prices are reasonable. We had a great time!
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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.