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Gliding Revolution

602E 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-495-9250
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We provide Segway tours of Austin with a focus on fun! Our highly sought after historical guided tours are conducted with Segways after you are comfortable. Each tours begin with a group orientation followed by one-on-one hands on training with the Segway. We were the first Segway tour company to set up shop in Austin back in 2004 and remain the only local Segway tour with a single market focus. Our desire is to conduct safe yet educational experiences for every group no matter how big or small. Our local Austin guides average 5 years experience and truly enjoy showing guests around the city on the Segways. Come experience a memorable tour for yourself!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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602E 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to see the city hands down! You'll regret visiting Austin and not having this awesome experience.

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

BEWARE there are 3 Segway companies and 3 different locations. Jason was great and waited for us after driving to the other 2 first. Jason was a great guide and great help assisting 1 of our party who was scared to ride on her on....More

1  Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I went with my mom today and we both had a lot of fun. The segways are very easy to ride and Jason was a very good guide. I would recommend this activity for everyone.

2  Thank Zach M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Thanks Jason for a fun and informative tour around the city. We arrived at 1 am and got up for a morning tour. Great way to orient yourself to the city and know where to return to shop, eat and spend your time.

2  Thank AndeTravels
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Shay was an awesome tour guide and we enjoyed hearing Austins history and sight seeing from segways! My cousin visited all the way from Philadelphia and he made sure to show her a big Texas time! He encouraged us to stop and go in the...More

1  Thank ashley_fow
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Jason, our guide, led us through the streets of Austin with stops for telling us interesting facts about the city. He pointed out several landmarks. This was our first Segway ride, at first, you might be a bit unsteady, but by the end of the...More

1  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to Austin but we have used Segways in other large cities. We were pleased to learn they allowed our 12 and 14 year old daughters to ride because most companies require kids to be at least 16 or 18 years...More

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Jason took us on a fantastic tour through downtown Austin. Our family of 5 (kids 17, 14, 11) had a great introduction to the city and our friend (a five year Austin resident) learned new things about her city as well. Segway-driving was easy to...More

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My 10-year-old nephew was in Austin to visit and I wanted to take him on a Segway tour. However, the other tour groups have a minimum age requirement of 13-14. Gliding Revolution's 60-pound requirement in place of an age requirement allowed him to join the...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very nice tour guide who made the Segway easy to learn, we were riding like pros in no time. There was also a stop at the Capitole that was great.

1  Thank Jimmy L
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Julie K
Can we wear flip flops on the tour?
18 June 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be don't wear flip flops and ideally don't even bring a day-pack with you. I had one for the first 30 minutes and I really struggled. A Segway operates on body weight and the extra weight makes it much harder... More
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Rene75013
Hi Dimitri, What made this Segway tour better than the others you had been on?
1 June 2016|
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Response from Nula M | Reviewed this property |
I have not been on other Segway tours, but I have been on a variety of tours and this was very informative & fun. I was always last on purpose, and the tour guide was very good at waiting for everyone to catch up before... More
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Cindilee57
how does the guide communicate with the tourists? Are there speakers in the helmets? thanks!
13 April 2016|
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Response from Darlene B | Reviewed this property |
You will stop frequently to hear him talk. He does not talk while everyone is in motion.
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