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    Hop On Hop Off

    Route Duration: 2 days

    Stops on the Hop On Hop Off:
    • 216 E Crockett St - Next to the Alamo. Once home to Spanish Missionaries as Mission de Valero, it is the site of the Battle Of The Alamo in 1836. (Bus stop is at our Visitor Center, next to The Alamo at 216 East Crockett inside the Menger Hotel)
    • Pearl Brewery - Stops at Pearl Entertainment Complex, a culinary and cultural destination along the banks of the river. Shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. (Bus stop is Pearl Parkway and Avenue A, except during weekend Farmer's Markets)
    • San Antonio Museum of Art
    • VFW Post 76
    • Augie's Alamo City BBQ Steakhouse
    • Wyndham Garden San Antonio Riverwalk/Museum Reach
    • Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
    • 100 Auditorium Cir - Veterans Memorial Park: Home of the Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials.
    • The St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio - Visit the first fully air-conditioned hotel in the world. Their elite clientele has included Presidents Eisenhauer and Johnson as well as Eleanor Roosevelt, Judy Garland, Princess Grace and more recently, George Clooney. (Bus stop on the southeast corner of Travis Park)
    • The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum
    • Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
    • San Fernando Cathedral
    • Historic Market Square
    • La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Antonio Downtown
    • Blue Star Arts Complex - King William Historic District: The Blue Star Arts Complex, the Guenther House, the King William District, and Southtown. An area know for it’s diverse community, art galleries, restaurants and Victorian era homes. Two Victorian homes are available for tours: Villa Finale and Steves Homestead.
    • Southtown - Southtown has been described as a vibrant neighborhood just blocks from the city's touristy epicenter but much farther away in spirit. (Bus stop in front of the Friendly Spot restaurant/bar)
    • 434 S Alamo St - Yanaguana Garden: Public art display and children's splash pool and playground.
    • Tower of the Americas Way - Tower of the Americas and La Villita: The 750 foot tall Tower of the Americas provides the most spectacular view of the Alamo City. Enjoy the gorgeous panorama view from the Tower’s Observation Deck and experience the thrilling 4D Theater Ride. (Bus stop at South Alamo and Nueva.) La Villita is the historic art village and one of San Antonio’s first neighborhoods. (Also, the Convention Center and Grand Hyatt Hotel stop. Bus stop convenient for Hotel Contessa and The Westin. Opposite the Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel)
    • 111 Alamo Plaza - At this location - for our online customers - we provide FREE coffee, FREE popcorn, FREE bottled water, FREE WiFi and FREE charging stations. Tour bus stop for the Shops at River Center mall, stores, the movie Alamo The Price Of Freedom at the IMAX, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and the Rivercenter Lagoon. (Bus stop convenient for Marriott Rivercenter & Marriott Riverwalk)
    Attractions on the Hop On Hop Off:

    The Alamo / Historic Market Square - City of San Antonio / San Antonio River Walk / King William Historic District / Tower of the Americas / La Villita Historic Arts Village / San Antonio Museum of Art / San Antonio River / The Guenther House Museum / Blue Star Contemporary / Spanish Governor's Palace / San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral / Alamo Plaza / Charline McCombs Empire Theatre / City Sightseeing San Antonio / Pearl Brewery / Tobin Center for the Performing Arts / VFW Post 76

    Operates: We pick up at each stop every 20 minute from 8:40am to 5:30pm, and your pass is valid for 48 hours

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    You may disembark at any of the available stops.
    Inclusions
    • River Walk boat cruise
    • Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • FREE Appetizer at 'Mad Dogs British Pub' on the River Walk, with purchase of an adult entree
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    190Reviews17Q&A
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    Very fun experience. Drivers were very accommodating on the route. Driver “Robert B” was outstanding. Entertaining and knowledgeable. Storehouse of local knowledge on best eating places and places to visit.
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    The hop-on hop-off bus was wonderful. Gave so much information. Stopped and many interesting stops. Everyone was very helpful. We had a wheelchair and they helped us with it with no problems.
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    We bought the three day package which was worth the extra few $ to add the third day. On day one we pretty much just rode the entire route starting and ending at the Alamo. Kat was our tour guide and she is wonderful! Full of energy, anecdotes and historical facts about many
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    Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Responded 3 days ago
    Thank you for your wonderful review Randy! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Kat is an excellent tour guide and we will be sure to pass your comments along to her. Thank you!
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    +1
    River Walk Cruise. 35 minutes long. Was somewhat interesting. Didn't care to know what the buildings sold for. But for the most part, was fun. It was a nice day to ride this cruise. Suggestion, don't sit on the front or you'll be pointed in the wrong direction as the tour guide
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    Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for your review Leon. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and appreciate it very much!
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    It was a beautiful 70 degree night and a perfect time to take a river cruise at night. We were fortunate that the parade of Lanterns was happening at the same time. I think these ratings are wholly dependent on who you get as your captain. The 4 of us really wanted to get a
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    Response from Tom-Guest-Services, Guest Relations Manager at San Antonio River Walk Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you for your review Dana. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the boat tour. We are City Sightseeing Double Decker, Hop-On, Hop-Off sightseeing tours. If you would like to do a review of the Go Rio River Cruises boat tours you could do that on their Tripadvisor page.
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    About the operator
    By: City Sightseeing San Antonio
    Kesh L
    10
    Wonderful Experince
    Our, tour driver Mrs Kat was very knowledgeable,friendly and very awesome,made the bus tour drive very interesting
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    BobofBayou
    Cottonport, Louisiana
    10
    Great experience!
    Very fun experience. Drivers were very accommodating on the route. Driver “Robert B” was outstanding.
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    annakaiser362
    Kansas City, Missouri
    258
    The River Walk Crowd
    Beautiful place to visit, do not go over Valentines Day weekend though. There is a really big teachers convention
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    Linda W
    San Antonio, Texas
    60
    Hop on Hop off tour San Antonio
    The hop-on hop-off bus was wonderful. Gave so much information. Stopped and many interesting stops. Everyone
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    Wes S
    4938
    Excellent narration
    T.C. Is an excellent narrator. We road the bus on 2/17/2020 and TC was our driver. We enjoyed listening to him.
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    Karl Lundberg
    60
    If you want to get your bearings then ride Hop On, Hop Off
    The double decker buses are fun. For the price of a ticket you can ride them again and again. The staff is
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    Randy R
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    94
    This is an outstanding way to see the city, ride a river boat and get from place to place downtown.
    We bought the three day package which was worth the extra few $ to add the third day. On day one we pretty much
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    Ike K
    60
    Fun ride, def worth it to learn about San Antonio.
    Had a lot of fun in the city. The river tour was great and so was the Tower. The Hop off Hop On bus is always
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    JCOhio31
    143140
    Good bus tour - TC was an engaging and interesting driver
    Good tour of downtown area of San Antonio. Bit expensive for what you get. Driver (TC) was interesting.
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    Debra Quarles
    30
    Robert B is the Best!
    Robert B was amazing. Great facts mixed with fun jokes. We loved his energy! We felt like we got a great tour of
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