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  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Duration:  Flexible
Get a complete San Antonio experience at an affordable price with this convenient combo package. Enjoy a two-day hop-on hop-off pass on an old-fashioned trolley, boat ride on the San Antonio River and admission to the Tower of the Americas observation deck and 4D theater ride. Or upgrade to get all this plus a double-decker bus tour and admission to the Buckhorn Museum and Texas Ranger Museum. These options combine guided sightseeing with the freedom to see major attractions at your leisure.


  • San Antonio two-day hop-on hop-off pass, boat ride and admission to the Tower of the Americas observation deck and 4D theater ride
  • See top San Antonio attractions including The Alamo, San Fernando Cathedral, Institute of Texan Cultures and La Villita
  • Hop on and off at the trolley stops to explore the sights at your own pace
  • Listen to live narration about San Antonio history and landmarks
  • Relax on your open-air riverboat ride along the San Antonio River
  • Admire magnificent views of San Antonio from the Tower of the Americas observation deck
  • Upgrade to also get a double-decker bus tour and admission to the Buckhorn Museum and Texas Ranger Museum

What You Can Expect

San Antonio Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour, River Cruise, and Tower of the Americas Admission

San Antonio

Your two-day trolley pass makes exploring San Antonio on your own a breeze. Listen to live narration about the city's colorful history and top sights, hopping on and off at the stops as you wish (see Itinerary for a complete list of stops).

At your leisure, see the famous Alamo — where Texas colonists fought bravely against Santa Anna's Mexican troops — and the San Fernando Cathedral, where some of those heroes are laid to rest. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Institute of Texan Cultures, and visit Mission Concepcion, the oldest unrestored stone church in America. Shop for Mexican wares at Market Square (El Mercado), and browse the crafts at the downtown arts community of La Villita.

Your package also includes an open-air riverboat cruise along the San Antonio River with views of lush greenery and quaint cafes and boutiques. For spectacular city views, take advantage of your admission to the Tower of the Americas observation deck. Ride a glass elevator up 500 feet (152 meters) to the deck for sensational photo opportunities, and enjoy a thrilling tour of Texas at the tower's 4D theater ride.

Upgrade with Double-Decker Bus Tour:

See more of what makes San Antonio special by upgrading to include a 50-minute double-decker bus tour of the city and admission to two more museums. Take in panoramic views of the city from the upper deck of your comfortable bus as your guide tells you more about sights including The Alamo, La Villita and the movie palace called the Aztec Theatre. Pass the Mexican area of Market Square (El Mercado) and the lively shopping and dining area on the banks of the San Antonio River known as the San Antonio River Walk.

Your upgrade also gives you access to the Buckhorn Museum, a staggering collection of historical Texas artifacts, and the Texas Ranger Museum, an overview of the famous law enforcement agency featuring a recreation of old San Antonio.


Trolley stops:

The Alamo
Tower of the Americas
Institute of Texan Cultures
La Villita
Mission San José
Mission Concepción
King William Historic District
Spanish Governor's Palace
Main Plaza (Plaza De Las Islas)
Market Square (El Mercado)
San Fernando Cathedral

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great experience!
We had two great days jumping on and off the trolley with three awesome tour guides Heidi, Alex, and Philip! Give them a raise!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We spent three busy days riding the trolley, the double decker bus, the boat and visiting the Tower of the Americas all with your super pass. An excellent value and an easy way to plan ahead.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The tour was very informative, tour guides were super friendly, knowledgeable, and always on time for pickup times. My family had an incredible time, would definitely use the service again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great deal! we couldn't have done this on our own. Our bus guides were great with special mention to Heidi and Leroy.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

4 star rating: Recommended December 2014

The tour of san antoino was inciteful and the guide was knoweledgeable. The highlight was the river cruise and the tower of americas was awesome.We found the bar at the tower of americas which was really nice place to share a drink and admire the views.

4 star rating: Recommended October 2014

This was great - the hop on hop off tour guides were very knowledgeable and they provided us with a lot of information about each stop as it came up. The river cruise was amazing - such a beautiful area. And the Tower of America's gave us an amazing view of San Antonio.

4 star rating: Recommended July 2014

For me and my kids, getting a guided tour was much better than if we'd tried to find those sights all by ourselves. Being able to get on and off the bus at will (for two days, if we'd had the time) was great! We loved the boat ride on the canal. Find a guide at the mission(s) to tell you the history. Each bus driver adds their own personality to the tour, so hopefully you'll get a good one.

3 star rating: Worth doing December 2014

The tour and the river cruise were very good. However, the tower of the Americas was closed during this time. We were reimbursed for one ticket's purchase by Viator but not for the second ticket. The tour company told me that if I had waited to purchase the tour when I arrived, I would not have been charged for that portion of our tour and they were already charging $5.00 less anyway! This was not a good bargain by Viator! I've bought from them before and was pleased but this time I am disappointed. I'll consider another venue for entertainment on my next trips.

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