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Rocket Electrics Tours

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Address: 1608 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741-1006
Phone Number: +1 512-442-2453
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rocket Electrics Tours offers Austin's only comprehensive electric bike...

Rocket Electrics Tours offers Austin's only comprehensive electric bike tour service. Unlike traditional bikes, electric bikes offer riders the ease of use as the electric motor quietly and effortless glides you around the city. Come find out why Rocket Electrics Tour consistently one of the top tours in Austin.

Guided Tours:

Foodie Tour Includes a guide, electric bike, and four courses for food from the coolest spots in town. We hire Foodoes and chefs to be your guide and pick the best spots based on your preferences and all food is included! Private tours are available for more flexible start times and tour options.

Live Music Capital of the World Tours. For this tour we hire full time working Austin musicians to guide you through the city and uncover Austin's musical heritage. The tour climax is a live performance by the artist overlooking downtown Austin. Many seasoned world travels have said it is simply the best tour they have every experienced.

Lady Bird Lake Tours. Get a great overview of Austin and see some great sights. Stops included Stevie Ray Vaughn Statue, Doug Sahm Hill, Barton Springs, Zilker Park, and Rainey Street. Private tours are available for more flexible start times.

Custom Private Tours and Corporate Outings

If you enjoy VIP treatment, our Private tours may be just the right ride for you and your group! Private tours are the ride of choice for special occasions or just because you'd rather not share a guide. We offer Private tour experiences on almost every day of the week and we love sharing your celebrations; birthdays, family reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, anniversaries, or just to have FUN, we're ready to give you a unique experience!

Self-Guided Tours:

If you prefer to find your own way around town take our electric bikes out for the day or even overnight. We will provide maps and make sure you get pointed in the right direction for anything you would like to see. We even have door to door ebike delivery that can have bikes delivered right to your hotel or rental (within Austin City Limits)

All tours begin at the Rocket Electrics shop at 1608 East Riverside Dr 78741, One mile Southeast of downtown Austin. Our shop is directly connected to the famous Austin Hike and Bike trail system and has unlimited free parking. Our tours can accommodate groups as small as 2 and as large as 30. Custom tours are available for groups of 5 or more. Please visit our website for more details and booking information.

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Best way to see Austin!

We had SO much fun cruising along the river on our bikes. It was definitely a highlight of our trip to Austin.

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Charleston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had SO much fun cruising along the river on our bikes. It was definitely a highlight of our trip to Austin.

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time Wednesday before Thanksgiving had a tour with the owner John he was a fantastic guide!! He is very knowledgeable of Austin and Texas in general. Took us to some great places and taught us some Texas history. I highly recommend Rocket Electrics. Oh by the way the bikes are way cool too!!!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The electric bikes were a great way to explore the Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Christain at Rocket Electric got us totally set up and on our way quickly and easily.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did the lake tour with Faith and had a blast. It is a beautiful area, with paved and unpaved trails, hills, and lots of things to see. The bikes worked great, and allow you to pedal if you want some exercise. This experience was recommended to us by our friends, and I will recommend it to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are "60 somethings" and we wanted a relatively easy way to cycle ourselves around Austin. What a polite, thoughtful staff, and what a great location to start our tour. Electric bikes let us go wherever are young hearts wanted to go. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a regular stop for me when guests are in town. A delightful and delicious way to experience Austin. A special shout out to Louie, our guide. Attentive, funny, safety conscious, good looking and a great South African accent! Do this. It will be the best part of your Austin experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful unforgettable time with our host Louis and fellow riders. A group of 6 was a nice size. We highly recommend it, especially if you enjoy excellent food and socializing. We also enjoyed rides through the little pockets of neighbourhood which we wouldn't otherwise have visited. I had a bad knee so the electric bike was... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wish we had found out about Rocket Bikes earlier. It's definitely the best way to see Austin. In a city that is spread out, beautiful, and bike friendly with a few rolling hills, this is an ideal form of transport. On top of this all the tours provided by Rocket Bikes are phenomenal. We consider ourselves foodies and look... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriends came to Austin for "our" girls trip. We booked the Foodie Tour. OMG...We had so much fun!! I've been in Austin for seven years, and this is the most fun thing I've done here. Also, heard that comment from one of my friends during the tour...."most fun thing I've ever done!" The food was amazing, our guide was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I picked Austin this year for our annual girls' weekend trip. We didn't plan much in advance but did discover Rocket Electrics and were intrigued by the electric bikes. We had hoped to do the bicycle brunch tour but signed up too late, however, we were able to get another tour the last morning we were in... More 

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