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Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide

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Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Make your own way to the bike shop at Zilker Park to meet your guide arriving 15 minutes before tour time. Get outfitted with your bike and helmet, then set out with your guide to see the best of Austin. Pedal along the hike-and-bike trail that runs through Zilker Park and around Lady Bird Lake. Turn north to check out the Italian Renaissance Revival of the Texas State Capitol building. Learn about the city's history as you roll through downtown. Head down Congress Avenue and over the Congress Avenue Bridge, where 1.5 million bats take shelter between the months of March to November. Continue to South Congress, Rainey Street, and the boardwalk trail. Get great photo opportunities throughout the bike tour.
  • Bike tour around Austin, Texas
  • Cycle around Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake
  • See famous landmarks, plus lesser-known attractions
  • Includes guide, as well as use of bike and helmet
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All taxes, fees and handling charges
Local guide
Use of bicycle
Use of helmet
Austin Parks Usage $5 fee
Gratuities

Departure Point

1707 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA

Please arrive 15 minutes early prior to start time! Across from the Barton Springs Picnic food trucks.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your own way to the bike shop at Zilker Park to meet your guide.

Get outfitted with your bike and helmet, then set out with your guide to see the best of Austin. Pedal along the hike-and-bike trail that runs through Zilker Park and around Lady Bird Lake. Turn north to check out the Italian Renaissance Revival of the Texas State Capitol building.

Learn about the city's history as you roll through downtown. Head down Congress Avenue and over the Congress Avenue Bridge, where 1.5 million bats take shelter between the months of March to November.

Continue to South Congress, Rainey Street, and the boardwalk trail. Get great photo opportunities throughout the bike tour.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour leaves from 1707 Barton Springs Rd. Please arrive 15 minutes early prior to start time
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and be a strong enough bike rider to keep up with the group. If not, our Peace Love and Zilker tour might be a better option for groups with children.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Barton Springs Bike Rental & Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide.

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Traveler Tips


  • "I would recommend this as an active and fun activity for groups and solo travelers alike." See review
  • "I recommend this tour to anyone who want to see Austin parks, water body’s and downtown." See review
  • "Fantastic way to see the city and get some exercise on a Saturday morning." See review

Reviews

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291 Reviews

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Beautiful, fun and interesting biking tour of Austin
Cathy_C
, Jan 2022
Michael made the biking tour of Austin interesting and fun. The biking was easy and the scenery amazing. He was very knowledgeable and able to answer all of my questions with ease. Would recommend this outing!
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Paul, our guide, had...
Christina_G
, Jan 2022
Paul, our guide, had little nuggets of information that he provided in addition to touristy information. I plan to bring my family the next I visit Austin!
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Bike Ride
Stephanie_L
, Jan 2022
We had a great experience riding bikes around Austin. A fun way to learn about the city. Our guide Michael was very informative.
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5 stars!
Kelly_M
, Jan 2022
Our tour guide, Paul, was wonderful! We had a great time hearing the history of some of Austin’s landmarks from a local. I would definitely recommend!
star-5
Great family fun
mmmpierro
, Jan 2022
Excellent start to our Austin weekend. Michael was a great guide and full Of useful and interesting facts!
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10 out of 10
Fariba_T
, Dec 2021
I had a wonderful time. I showed up by mistake a day early for my tour and I was kindly accommodated with a private tour. Michael my tour guid was knowledgeable and showed me great time. I highly recommend this tour. Thank you
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Bike tour with Paul
Anne_C
, Dec 2021
Paul was an amazing tour guide! He had great stories and insider knowledge that made our beautiful tour all the more interesting.
star-5
Was an awesome bike tour!!
Lori_K
, Dec 2021
Paul was an amazing guide. We loved our bike tour. Highly recommend if you want a good overview of Austin !
star-5
Paul created a memorable...
Rick_H
, Dec 2021
Paul created a memorable event with his knowledge, anecdotes, good humor and clear voice. Both Paul and the company were very flexible with the schedule.
star-5
Michael was a fantastic guide. We loved how the tour was so complete yet was mostly on trails and bike paths. Thx!
kimberlyfconnolly
, Nov 2021
We loved Barton Springs, the Bat Bridge, the Pfugler bridge, and all of the bike paths we traversed.

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