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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Overview
...If you don’t see availability-call or message for current availability... This whistle-stop style tour is "The best way to see the city". It's Austin in a nutshell. It's the most comprehensive overview tour of Austin’s rich culture and history, with a little bit of that famous Central Texas Hill Country as well. The tour covers 30 miles, 50+ points of interest, in 90 minutes. We give you the big picture, while still leaving you with plenty of time to go back on your own to explore the places that interests you most. Gratuities are not included in ticket price, but we encourage tipping your guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    602 E 4th St
    602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    The tour departs from the Austin Visitor's Center at 602 E 4th St, Austin. The parking garage is located close by at 601 E 5th St, Austin.
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    AO Tours Austin
    Stop: 20 minutes
    Starting point for our tours
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    Pass by
    2nd Street District
    Willie Nelson Statue
    The Moody Theater
    Austin City Hall
    Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
    Long Center
    Palmer Events Center
    Auditorium Shores Dog Park
    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
    Zach Theatre
    Green Mesquite BBQ
    Shady Grove
    Chuy's
    Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
    Barton Springs Pool
    Zilker Metropolitan Park
    Wild Basin Preserve
    Austin Country Club
    Pennybacker Bridge
    Lake Austin Park
    Bull Creek District Park
    Mount Bonnell
    The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria
    Westwood Country Club
    Mayfield Park
    Clarksville District
    Austin High School
    Seaholm Power
    Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
    Austin City Hall
    Halcyon
    Cedar Street Courtyard
    Oilcan Harry's
    Truluck's Austin Downtown
    Mexic-Arte Museum
    The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
    Texas State Capitol
    University of Texas at Austin
    Texas State Cemetery
    French Legation Museum
    The Driskill
    6th Street
    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
    Town Lake
    Texas Military Forces Museum
    Republic Square
    Texas Governor's Mansion
    LBJ Presidential Library
    Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
    The Blanton Museum of Art
    Texas Memorial Museum
    Bass Concert Hall
    Harry Ransom Center
    Bullock Texas State History Museum
    Oakwood Cemetery
    O. Henry Home & Museum
    Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum
  • You'll end at
    602 E 4th St
    602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    The tour departs from the Austin Visitor's Center at 602 E 4th St, Austin. The parking garage is located close by at 601 E 5th St, Austin.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Tour in a luxury air conditioned vehicle
  • Narrated tour with a combination of live commentary and scripted content
  • Signature PinkTag Partner Souvenir luggage tag
  • Whistle-stop, Austin in a nutshell, comprehensive city overview
Exclusions
  • Downtown hotel pickup and drop-off is not included when booked as a private tour
  • State required child safety seat for infants & young children
  • Gratuities
  • Parking Fees
  • Food and Beverage not included, but you can bring your own food/beverage
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Smoking not permitted
  • Infants must be accommodated with legal car seats (not provided)
  • Please note: Adult guests with children younger than eight years of age (unless taller than 4 feet 9 inches) will need to bring a child safety seat, this is Texas State Law
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • As of 05/04/2020 – We are offering tours by reservation only. We are taking the following steps to protect the health of our employees and guests: 1.We are requiring that our guides provide their temperature each day, and they will not be allowed to report to work if ill in any way. 2.We have increased the frequency of our cleanings. We are now fully sanitizing the vehicles after each tour. 3.We are asking passengers to not join us if they currently are ill or if they have had any Covid-19 symptoms with in the last 3 weeks. 4.We will be asking all passengers to make a health declaration stating they’re healthy by signing a waiver that will be sent to you by email. 5.We will be using infrared thermometers to check all passenger temperatures before they board the vehicle. We will ask anyone with a fever or high-temperature to please leave the area immediately, and we will contact them about rescheduling at another time. 6.We are requiring that both our guides and and guest wear masks at all times (this includes the time outside the vehicle waiting to board). 7.Guides will be providing hand sanitizer to each guest as they board the vehicle so that nobody is grasping handles or seat belts with unclean hands as they board and get seated. We reserve the right to reschedule or refuse admittance (without refund) if you can’t comply with requirements 3 through 7. These requirements must be followed to insure the safety of our passengers and guides.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maria C wrote a review 19 Nov
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Loved the tour! Quick, prompt, quality. The bus is really new, clean, and the windows are also clean!!(most tour buses usually have dirty windows). Really sweet and knowledgeable guide, took her time to explain/tell information that was interesting for us. This is for sure the
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Mary D, Owner at Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for the kind words and GREAT review! Delighted you had a good time with us and found the tour enjoyable, clean, and valuable. Come back anytime! Thanks for the support!
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Maureen B wrote a review 1 Nov
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Wonderful overview of Austin. Fabulous recommendations from an amazing and knowledgeable tour guide... MALINA!!!!! Worth every penny!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Mary D, Owner at Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the AWESOME review!! Yes - Malina is one of our best guides. Thanks for touring with us!
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Alexis wrote a review Oct 2020
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A great way to see things, especially if you are on crutches and unable to move a lot. We received great information
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Mary D, Owner at Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Alexis, Thanks for the kind review. We're so glad we were able to help you get to see around Austin! Safe travels!
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Deirdre B wrote a review Oct 2020
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Andrew was a great tour guide and pointed out very interesting places with good background on each area so we were able to get a great idea of what makes Austin the way it is with so many different areas that make it such a unique city!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Mary D, Owner at Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the great review! So glad to hear Andrew was able to give y'all an enjoyable experience with us in Austin. Come back anytime!
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Shanda wrote a review Oct 2020
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I appreciate this tour because I have lived in Texas all of my life. I learned more on this tour then what I knew about Austin. It made me really look at Austin differently and understand why it's a great place to visit and live. My tour guide was so full of knowledge and she
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Mary D, Owner at Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Shanda, Thank you so much for taking the time to review. We love to hear it fellow Texans have enjoyed the tour and found it just as valuable as out-of-state visitors! Come back anytime!
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About the operator

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By: AO Tours Austin
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BEST Tour Company in Austin, TX!
AO Tours, an iconic company in the City of Austin. Their amazing tours are fit for any size groups. I have been man
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leaho305
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Around and about Austin, TX
Our guide was engaging. We didn't have an opportunity to stop and experience sceneries on the tour. We later found
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jbroyles0514
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Not exactly what I paid for
Our tour guide did a nice job keeping us entertained. I had 2 issues: first of all the tour lasted only 1.5 hour no
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Highly recommended!!
Having Malina as our guide was my favorite aspect of the tour — she’s PHENOMENAL!!! This was my second tour with Ma
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CDBrown621
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Great way to be introduced to the city
We did a walking tour that included some food sampling’s as well. It was a great way to be introduced to the city.
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Beautiful Austin
I really enjoyed this tour of Austin. We drove to places I never would have found on my own. The van was very comfo
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Custom tour Austin and Hill Country
Our group of 10 loved traveling in the new glass top vehicle for our private tour. Mary and Bree incorporated our i
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busymom412
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Good overview of city for a reasonable price
We took this in January of 2020. Was very comfortable....we had only about 7 in our van. It covers a good amount of
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Great overview of Austin
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
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Custom Bachelor Party Tour
INCREDIBLE TOUR OPERATOR FOR A BACHELOR PARTY!!! The best decision I made for this trip was to use AO Tours. I was
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Visit Best of Austin
Matt did an awesome job of introducing us to Austin. He was very informative and quite funny! It was a fun and enjo
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Fabulous overview of Austin
We were able to see all the parts of Austin that we definitely would have missed. We were extremely comfortable an
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Seamless
Just the way it should be. A great way to spend a cool 90 minutes to get an overview of the city. Then, we went b
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A perfect Overview of Changing Austin
The 90 minute ride in a comfortable van seeing the sights of Austin and the hills around it was the perfect introdu
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Worth The Time
We took this tour our first day in Austin and it helped us get oriented to the city. Some of the sites we did not n
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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