Hill Country BBQ & Wine Shuttle in Austin, TX

Austin Detours602 E. 4th StAustin, TX 78701
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Overview

Head for the hills! Hill Country of Texas that is. This guided Austin tour is a fun and memorable way to visit Texas Hill Country, the nation’s third largest wine-growing region. First stop is Austin’s famous BBQ pit, Salt Lick Restaurant to savor some tasty Texas flavors. Then, you’re off to two award-winning wineries to explore and sample wines.

up to 4.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • This road trip takes you to the beautiful Texas Hill Country for some amazing wine and Texas BBQ dishes (own expense).
  • Includes a knowledgeable driver/guide and transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter van.
  • Tour duration is approximately 4.5 hours. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's start time.
  • Excludes any alcohol, food and tastings.
  • Tastings costs range from $10-$25. A budget of $35 per person is recommended for BBQ at Salt Lick.
  • Tour can accommodate children, but is most suited for ages 21+.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking available at the Austin Convention Center Garage, connected to the Austin Visitor Center.

Description

from Hill Country BBQ & Wine Shuttle
See the Texas Hill Country with Austin Detours. This road trip takes you out of Austin and into the beloved Hill Country for amazing food and wine.

Texas has long been famous for its amazing BBQ and has quickly become a top destination for wine lovers as well. Texas Hill Country is the third largest wine-growing region in the United States, covering more than 9 million acres. This Texas Hill Country wine tour makes sure you understand the hype as it takes you to two different award-winning wineries along the way!

The first stop will be Salt Lick, one of the most famous BBQ pits in the Lone Star State, where guests can savor fall-off-the-bone brisket, sausage, turkey, and out-of-this-world sides. The tour will then wind through the hills, stopping at two different award-winning Texas wineries along the way.

This is the quintessential Hill Country tour. It's surely to be a memorable trip, not only for the sights and tastes along the way but also because of the expert guides who will be sharing the rich histories and fun anecdotes of the area!

Please Note:
Ticket price does not include any alcohol, tastings, or food. The tour provides you with a knowledgeable guide and transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter van. Tastings cost $18-$20, and it is recommended to budget $35 per person for BBQ at Salt Lick.

Salt Lick is BYOB. Guests are welcome to BYO onboard if you wish to bring something of your own to Salt Lick. Please avoid bringing glass containers. If you bring glass of any kind (like a wine bottle), please also bring plastic or metal cups to drink from.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hill Country BBQ & Wine Shuttle

Where does the Hill Country BBQ and Wine Shuttle depart from?

The shuttle departs from the Austin Visitor Center at 602 E 4th Street.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

All ages are allowed to join this tour. However, the tour is best suited for ages 21 and older. Minimum drinking age is 21 years old.

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes, and transportation is wheelchair accessible. If needed, guests are permitted to bring a wheelchair or portable scooter with them to fold and place in the rear of the van during the tour. The vans are not equipped with a lift or ramp; there is a 12-inch step up into the vehicle.

When should we arrive?

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's start time for check in.

Is parking available?

Parking is available in the Austin Convention Center Garage which is connected to the Austin Visitor Center. Enter the garage on E 5th St between Red River and Sabine.

What is included in this tour?

This tour includes a knowledgeable driver/guide and transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter van. You'll travel to Texas Hill Country and enjoy time at each stop along the journey (3 stops in all), trying some authentic Texas barbecue and wine tasting without worrying about your transportation. Please note: food and beverages are at your own expense.

Are food and drinks provided on the tour?

Drinks and food are at your own expense. Expect the tastings to cost between $10-$25. A budget of $35 per person is recommended for BBQ at Salt Lick.

Can I bring my pet?

Service animals only are allowed.