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City Sightseeing San Antonio City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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There’s no better way to explore the sights of San Antonio than with a 1, 2 or 4 day unlimited hop-on hop-off bus pass. From the open-top deck you'll have brilliant panoramic views of the key landmarks, including The Alamo, San Fernando Cathedral, Market Square, San Antonio Museum of Art, The River Walk and much more! This hop-on hop-off tour allows you to discover San Antonio to your own schedule, hopping off and spending more time at the locations that interest you most.
  • A stress-free package ideal for first-time visitors
  • Experience San Antonio’s highlights from an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Go at your own pace and hop off at any of the stops
  • Centro de Artes Museum admission included
What to Expect
Meet the open-top, double-decker bus at the visitor center or any of the stops around San Antonio at the time of your choice, and begin your tour. Hop off the bus at the stops of your choice as the tour winds around the city. Plan a stop at the Alamo, one of the top attractions in San Antonio and the site of a famous battle that marked the end of the Texas Revolution in 1836. Nearby, is the San Antonio River Walk, a network of paths along the river that are lined with shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Another popular stop is Hemisfair Park, home to the Tower of the Americas which was constructed for the 1968 World’s Fair. From here, explore the King William Historic District and wander down St. Mary’s Street. Then, hop back on the bus and for a visit to the historic Cathedral of San Fernando, the burial site for soldiers in the Battle of the Alamo. On board the bus is recorded commentary that describes each site you pass. Tickets include admission to the Centro de Artes Museum, plus a map and route of each of the sites so you can plan your day.
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Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
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Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off bus pass for either 1, 2 or 4 days (2 day ticket includes a free 3rd day)
  • Audio commentary available in English + free headphones
  • Free entry to Centro de Artes Museum
  • Entrance fees/attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates: All Year Round (except 26th April)
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Frequency: 20 Minutes
  • First Tour: 8:40AM
  • Last Tour: 5:30PM
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whenever we visit a city for the first time, we like to do a city tour so we can learn as much as possible. We felt that this tour was okay, not great. Our driver was trying to be funny but mostly wasn’t. He would...More

Thank MJVT57
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent tour and tour guide - T.C. Was able to learn the history of the city and all the little details that would have been otherwise not available.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank stanNJcz
Reviewed 2 days ago

There was a bus stop right at our hotel(Wyndham Garden) so we bought tickets as soon as we got to town and started exploring. Our guide was great!(Can't remember name) with a lot of information about the area and a great sense of humor. He...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Terri C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I prefer research and walking when I come to a new city, but my Mom wanted to do a double decker bus. We started our day when BC picked us up outside our hotel and brought us to the Welcome Center to pick up our...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank TiffanyA1176
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the bus driver Robert went on a rant about the Mexicans version of the Alamo and he said that he didn't care if we liked it or not. There was very little historical information given during the ride. Unlike many other city bus...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JKM2363
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August 31, 2019|
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Response from Winky N | Reviewed this property |
We've never tried to cancel, nor do we remember the sales person mentioning if you could or not. I would call the company and ask for their cancellation policy.
March 27, 2019|
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Response from Judith P | Reviewed this property |
Because the city is constantly doing road construction the stops change. The stops are near iconic places - the tower, old church, river walk, etc. And of course the Alamo. They also stop near several hotels.
Lisa C
January 28, 2019|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
No, this tour is just in the downtown area. I did not go out near the missions or the zoo.
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