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From Austin: San Antonio Day Trip with Alamo and Boat Cruise

4.7 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: See Sight Tours USA

From Austin: San Antonio Day Trip with Alamo and Boat Cruise

Activity provider: See Sight Tours USA
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From US$ 229 per person

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Experience the best of San Antonio from Austin on this guided 7-hour small-group tour of the River City. Skip-the-line at the Alamo, take in panoramic views at the top of the Tower of the Americas, and relax while aboard a famous Riverwalk Boat Cruise.

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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Enjoy fascinating stories about the area from a local expert
  • Experience the city's top attractions and several points of interest
  • Climb all the way up to the Tower of Americas and take in the views
  • Skip-the-line with entrance to the top attractions in San Antonio
Full description

Begin your 7-hour tour of San Antonio, Texas with a complimentary downtown Austin hotel pickup. Your local guide will greet you in the lobby of your hotel and escort you to a fresh & clean Mercedes Metris van, ready to start your journey to San Antonio, Texas. Enjoy a short commute between the two cities and witness iconic Texan points of interest along the way. You will drive through two notable major cities, New Braunfels and then San Marcos and pass by notable points of interest along the way such as the Texas State Capitol, Natural Bridge Caverns, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels, and Congress Avenue Bridge. Your guide will narrate and provide ongoing highlights about the surrounding area along the drive. Upon arriving in San Antonio, you will visit the local cultural icon, The Alamo, where you can stand in the footsteps of heroes from long before. Walk among legends as you enjoy a guided tour that leads you through the courtyard revealing the infamous story of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. Get up close and personal with some of the Alamo’s largest weapons and fortifications including the 16 pounder cannon, palisades, and barracks. Be transported to your next location on the tour while learning about fun historic highlights and local insights. Take the opportunity to learn about the local area with a Q & A with your friendly guide. Next stop, the popular San Antonio Spanish Missions where your guide will lead you through Missions San Jose. Witness the the city's stonewalls and granary that give this place its unique character.

Take a 190-meter elevator ride to the top of Tower of the Americas to witness the most magnificent panoramic view of the city at the Tower’s Observation Deck. Afterwards, your guide will lead you to the city’s most enchanting experience at the world-renowned 15-mile urban waterway on a relaxing, 35-minute River Walk Boat Cruise. Enjoy the charm of the winding urban river on a silent, electric, and colorful barge while experiencing stunning architecture, lively culture & music. The boat cruise will lead you past multiple points of interest such as the city’s very first neighborhood La Villita, the Old Mill Crossing, and Selena’s Bridge. Finally, your local guide will transport you back to your downtown Austin, Texas Hotel.

  • Return luxury transportation to and from San Antonio
  • Local tour guide
  • Fully narrated driving tour experience of San Antonio
  • Small-group tour for maximum 7 guests
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Austin
  • Luxury transportation in air-conditioned Mercedes Metris van
  • All attraction admission fees included
  • Skip-the-line ticket entry
  • River Walk Boat Cruise (35-40 minutes)
  • Tour of the Alamo
  • Tower of the Americas
  • San Antonio Missions

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    Customer reviews

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    4.7 /5

    based on 7 reviews

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    The guide picked us up a the location agreed upon. We took a van to the locations on trip. The guides were very knowledgeable and we had a great time on the trip. We went to all the locations and got in and out with no problems. Thanks to everyone at SEE SIGHTS.

    October 12, 2022

    The tour guide was amazing. Very knowledgeable, polite and punctual. The overall experience vs the cost, is overestimated. Thus, it is an average activity overall.

    September 28, 2022

    What a brilliant day. Hector was a fantastic guide and the whole pace and structure of the day was perfect for us.

    July 24, 2022

    Product ID: 413968