Guided tour

Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

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11 reviews

Activity provider: AO Tours
Guided tour

Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

Activity provider: AO Tours

From US$ 43.29 per person

Discover some of Austin’s iconic architecture and sights on this guided driving tour with stops along the way. See the University of Texas, The Driskill, Texas State Cemetery, and more.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Discover the best of Austin alongside a local guide
  • Get 360-degree views of famous Austin landmarks
  • Learn about the growing downtown Austin scene
  • Get local advice on how to best experience the city after the tour
  • Enrich your tour with GPS audio commentary about sights you pass
Full description

With an Austinite as your driver and guide, explore everything from Austin’s towering downtown buildings to its historic architecture, murals, and nature. Enjoy GPS audio narration and stops along the way to fully experience the city’s iconic spots.

Put on your sanitized single-use headsets and listen to a GPS-powered audio tour featuring real-time entertaining conversations about the sights you see along the drive, conveniently available in both English and Spanish.

For your first stop, visit the James D. Pfluger Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge that arches over Lady Bird Lake.

Get out and stroll along part of the bridge, taking in breathtaking views of the water and the city skyline. Learn about Lady Bird Lake’s ecosystem and lesser-known facts about Austin from your guide as you look over the city.

Along the way, expect to find out more about gorgeous architecture—and entertaining historical anecdotes—including The Driskill Hotel, the University of Texas campus, and the new development happening downtown.

Get plenty of 360-degree views from the comfort of your seat, making it that much easier to see all the special details that line the city streets.

Catch glimpses of murals and public art, which might include Monopoly Mural, Dazed & Confused, and the Harmony mosaic, as your guide tells you more about the artists who created them.

Stop at the Texas State Cemetery and get out to hear more about the Texas legends who have been laid to rest here. Stephan F. Austin, General Albert Sidney Johnson, Governor John Connally, and Chris Kyle are among the Texas officials buried at this cemetery.

  • Guided tour
  • GPS audio tour
  • Single-use headsets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity

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Meeting point

Meet at the Austin Visitor Center.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

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Excelente, fue una experiencia muy buena y extraordinaria, me pareció un recorrido muy interesante, el conductor y guía fue excelente.

February 24, 2023


Was ok. Could have had more narrative. Didn't talk about history of Austin.

February 14, 2023

Doug, great personality. enjoyed the tour. would do it again.

September 29, 2022

Product ID: 405264