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

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Activity provider: See Sight Tours USA
Day trip

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

Activity provider: See Sight Tours USA

From US$ 229 per person

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

Discover San Antonio on a 7-hour hour tour from Austin with visits to the Alamo, Riverwalk, Tower of the Americas observation, and pit stops along the way. Learn about the region’s history from your guide on this immersive Texan experience.

Drive through San Marcos and New Braunfels and make a pit stop at the Bucees. Upon arriving in San Antonio, visit the historic Alamo. Enjoy a guided tour through the courtyard and learn about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. See some of the Alamo’s largest weapons and fortifications.

While learning about historic highlights and local insights, head to Mission San Jose. Discover the city's stone walls and its unique granary. Then take a 750-foot elevator ride to the top of the Tower of the Americas for a magnificent panoramic view of the city.

Afterward, experience the city’s 15-mile urban waterway on a relaxing river cruise. Enjoy the charm of the winding urban river while cruising past unique riverfront architecture. See the first neighborhood, La Villita, the Old Mill Crossing, and Selena’s Bridge. 

Finally, your local guide will transport you back to your hotel in downtown Austin.

  • 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

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    We enjoyed the trip. We saw the highlights of San Antonio but, the River boat ride was great

    March 6, 2023

    We really enjoyed our beautiful day in Austin with a great guide which was very committed and gave us many explanations and a very good service. Great car and we loved the beautiful cruise

    January 29, 2023

    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

    Product ID: 413968