Austin + The Hill Country Tour in Austin, TX

AO Tours Austin615 Congress AveAustin, TX 78701
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Overview

Hop in a 14 passenger Mercedes-Benz and explore Austin in style. This sightseeing tour will highlight the history of Austin while driving you through the edge of the Texas Hill Country. You will see beautiful views and visit famous sites that draw millions of tourists each year. Also, this is the only tour that goes to the contemporary East Austin. Do yourself a favor and make sure you have time for this tour!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Austin Travel Experts
  • Family-Friendly.
  • Tour duration: 90 minutes.
  • The tour covers 30 miles, 50+ points of interest.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure to check-in and board.
  • Two downtown locations for departure/drop-off; Austin Visitors Center and Wild About Music.

Description

from Austin + The Hill Country Tour
There is nothing ordinary about this sightseeing tour, which is a showcase of “All Things Austin.” This tour not only gives you a fascinating overview of the city’s history and culture, but it also cuts through the edge of the Texas Hill Country. We give you the big picture while still leaving you with plenty of time to explore the places that interest you most, all in the comfort of a custom high-top 14 passenger Mercedes-Benz tour van.

Our professional and entertaining guides will show you Austin’s tourist attractions and must-see iconic points of interest and give you insight into Austin’s rich history. We’re the only Austin tour to include the historic and trendy East Austin, the African American Cultural Historic District. Discover local hangouts, the live music scene, unique (weird) culture, extraordinary gastronomic scene (this town is a foodies dream destination), local arts, the outdoor lifestyle, lively parks, trendy shopping districts, and the Hill Country’s lakes and vistas.

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busymom412
Pennsylvania
"Good overview of city for a reasonable price"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 13, 2020 NEW
We took this in January of 2020. Was very comfortable....we had only about 7 in our van. It covers a good amount of territory, but no stops.
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W9944GZjulieg
Milford, Indiana
"Great overview of Austin"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 13, 2019
My sister and I took the 90 minute tour to get an overview of Austin. We had 3 days to explore Austin and this was a great way to get the “lay of the land”. We took several suggestions from our tour guide, Andrew, including lunch at Franklin Barbecue, a visit to the amazing Library, a visit to Shady Grove, Rainey Street, Zilker Park and the spring fed pool. Fun times!
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JmullerDive29
Hollywood, Florida
"Custom Bachelor Party Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 12, 2019
INCREDIBLE TOUR OPERATOR FOR A BACHELOR PARTY!!! The best decision I made for this trip was to use AO Tours. I was planning a Bachelor Party and I realized that Austin has so much to offer. I reached out to a few tour operators but Mary was by far the most flexible and professional. She planned out a custom tour through Breweries and distilleries, we had reservations everywhere we went and an amazing tour guide. Bri was our tour guide and she made the tour stress free and fun. Thank you so much for this experience and your hard work setting it up.
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Peggy A
"Visit Best of Austin"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 25, 2019
Matt did an awesome job of introducing us to Austin. He was very informative and quite funny! It was a fun and enjoyable time! Thanks for the cookie Matt!
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Tammy S
St. Augustine, Florida
"Fabulous overview of Austin"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 03, 2019
We were able to see all the parts of Austin that we definitely would have missed. We were extremely comfortable and and in great hands with our tour guide. The young lady was so sweet and extremely informative. Wow there are so many aspects of Austin that can be visited and we got a glimpse of it all. Would highly recommend this tour.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Austin + The Hill Country Tour

What time does the tour start?
Start Times: 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4:30 pm.

Are there any age restrictions for this activity? 
Child safety seats must be provided by parents whose children legally require them. There must be at least one adult over the age of 18 with each party that includes a child.

Where is it located?
Now departing from two locations in Downtown Austin, TX 78701: (Wild About Music) OR (Austin Visitors Center).

Parking and Directions:

  1. Wild About Music located at Wild About Music is an Art and Gift Gallery located on the East side of Congress Ave. Street Parking – $1.20 per hour up to three hours. 
  2. The Austin Visitors Center is located at Street Parking – $1.20 per hour up to three hours. Austin Convention Parking Garage – 601 E. 5th street The Garage entrance is located on the opposite (north) end of the Visitors Center building – the entry to the Garage is on 5th St between Red River and Sabine Streets. (601 E. 5th St).
Can I bring my camera?
Yes, great photo opportunities!

How long is the tour? 
The tour is approximately 90 minutes long.

Can I bring my pet? 
We do allow service animals, but we ask that you give us prior notice to allow us to accommodate you safely. Non-service animals are not allowed without prior authorization by Mary Davidson – AO Tours Austin Owner.