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San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas provided by City Sightseeing San Antonio

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20-12-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Passengers will be requested to wear face masks when seated downstairs on our London-style buses. When seated upstairs face masks are optional - our buses are of course open-top double deckers!
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Updated 20-12-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See San Antonio three ways with this combination bus, boat, and viewing tower experience. The convenient hop-on, hop-off double-decker bus tour stops at highlights including the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, San Antonio Museum of Art, and more. The sightseeing boat cruises down the scenic San Antonio River Walk. Also included is admission to the Tower of the Americas, a 750-foot (229-meter) tower with panoramic city views.
Highlights
  • See San Antonio on a bus tour, sightseeing cruise, and from a tower
  • Hop on or off at any of the bus tour’s 19 stops at your own leisure
  • Cruise down the San Antonio River Walk on a boat
  • Includes 4-D theater ride at the Tower of the Americas
What to Expect
See San Antonio several ways on this combination tour—with tickets to a river cruise, hop-on, hop-off bus, and the Tower of Americas all included—that you can arrange as you like. Start this tour as you wish, perhaps by climbing aboard a boat and learning about the city’s history as you float down the San Antonio River Walk. You also get access to a hop-on, hop-off tour on a double-decker bus with 19 stops, including the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, San Antonio Museum of Art, and more, that you can explore at your leisure. Admission to the Tower of the Americas is also included. The 750-foot (229-meter) tower located at HemisFair Park was built for the 1968 World's Fair and offers panoramic views of the city from its observation deck, which is accessible by elevator. In addition, there is a lounge and revolving restaurant at the top of the tower, as well as a 4-D theater ride included with admission.
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Important Information
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • River Walk Boat Cruise
  • Choice of 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour + 2nd day free, or 72-hour bus tour
  • Tower of the Americas admission
  • Live Guide
  • FREE Oyster Sampler at the new River Walk 'On The Bend' Oyster Bar & Lounge, with purchase of two drinks
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 4 year-olds are FREE for the bus tour but will need to buy tickets for tower and river boat separately at each location.
  • Most travellers 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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fitzhoyt wrote a review May 4
Maryville, Tennessee851 contributions158 helpful votes
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We really enjoyed the boat cruise and seeing so much of the River Walk. The Hop on/Hop off bus was a different story. We had to wait an hour for a bus to arrive due to them having broken down buses. And then, it seemed like the most we heard about by our guide was the different
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Date of experience: April 2021
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kevinlives wrote a review Apr. 2021
Marysville, Washington24 contributions6 helpful votes
Recommend. Nice boat trip—about 25 minutes. All good—Some guides better than others. Tip accordingly! Hop On hop off was nice. Kat? Was a great driver
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas
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Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate it very much.
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TD wrote a review Apr. 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Kat was our Hop on/Hop off bus tour guide and driver. We enjoyed her mix of personal experience, travelling music, and history of San Antonio. She was humorous and lighthearted with her presentation. She offered and took pictures of our group on the bus when she had the
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the tour and riding with Kat. She is a great driver/tour guide and we will pass your comments along to her. Thank you!
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Charles R wrote a review Apr. 2021
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Horrible! 2 of the 3 busses broke down so had to wait up to hour for bus to arrive. When one finally dis come, the ac was not working. Had a driver that talked to people way to much while everyone else sat there sweating. We wasted a whole day on this tour. Boat ride and tower
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your review and your feedback and please accept my apologies for your experience. I know the day you are referring to and we did have rare equipment problems that affected your tour day with us. That is not the touring experience we strive to provide. If you would like to reach out to me privately my email address is info@citysightseeingsanantonio.com. Once again, please accept my apologies for the problems you encountered. I look forward to the possibility of hearing from you.
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Frank C wrote a review Apr. 2021
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Kat our tour guide for the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour was Awesome! She definitely knew the history of San Antonio. Plus, she would break down the history around each bus stop. She also provided feedback on what there is to do around each stop. We had the 48hr bus pass. Each time we
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas
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Thank you so much for your review! Kat is a wonderful tour guide and we will pass your comments along to her. Thank you, we appreciate it very much!
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aneikirk
aneikirk
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Above and beyond
The tour was a fabulous way to see the sights of San Antonio. Because you can get on and off frequently, it keeps y
jferrero2
jferrero2
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Repeatable
The place apart from being amazingly beautiful is full of history, and the guides make sure that you enjoy it
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Q5328BBbarbarah
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Don’t move the bus - wait for us!!
Our driver Kat. She was friendly, upbeat, fun and very knowledgeable. Kat is awesome!! Loved her tour. She is very
189kennethh
189kennethh
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Awesome fun thanks to Kat
Our favorite part was riding the hop on hop off bus with the best driver tour guide Kat. She was the best and alway
danielcynthiab
danielcynthiab
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Poor Customer Service
I have asked for a partial refund multiple times. It was raining during our stay and couldn’t do the boat ride. I
bettymM2406YS
bettymM2406YS
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Great time!
We had a wonderful time in San Antonio. The open top bus was our main way to see the city. Our driver, Kat, was f
ryansC1173LA
ryansC1173LA
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Great
Great tour. Nicholas was our tour guide, he was very informative and funny. Great way to see attractions around San
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Jacob from Arizona
Tour Guide Kat was great!! Helped other folks with their wheelchairs access and depart the tour bus for a better e
V9334SPandreac
V9334SPandreac
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Excellent service!
Great service onboard and at the ticket center !!! @Shawn Bishop was very helpful as well as the drivers!
101barbg
101barbg
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Hop on hop off review
We went on the hop on hop off bus for three days. In the three days we had a couple good guides. The one I especial
962natem
962natem
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Had fun
I loved the hop on hop off availability. Although the river walk cruise was great, I was hoping it would be longer.
Dream790416
Dream790416
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DC is a great !
Driver DC is informative and hilarious. Loved the tour and it's hop on hop off. Visit the Pearl on the weekend mo
denisecW4767LI
denisecW4767LI
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Take a ride with KAT the tour guide😀
Everything about the trip was awesome, especially with Kat being our tour guide. She made the trip interesting and
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Jasper Family
I would definitely recommend riding the tour bus with KAT! She was a wealth of information and hilarious!! I absolu
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Kat singing while driving
This a very fun adventure, we rode the entire route several times. The best driver was Kat, she was by far the most
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