Free Walking Tours of Austin, Texas

Let’s get walking.

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What is Tipster?

It’s real simple. We lead entertaining walks around Austin everyday. Rain or shine. Hell or high water. Just show up. No reservations.

You pay what you like after the walk. You decide. We truly believe that if we do our best to create a great experience for people…without demanding anything in return…good things happen. Positive energy is created, which is beneficial to all!

We’re part of a world-wide movement bringing pay-what-you-like walking tours to everyone from backpackers to business people.

There are no prices or set fees. If you enjoyed the experience, tip what you think is fair and can afford. Seriously, no guilt here. We’re cool with whatever you decide.

We love Austin and sharing “delectable bits” with you. This is super-satisfying and why we do-what-we-do.

We want everyone, regardless of budget, to experience Austin like an insider.

Got Questions?

We’ve put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you prepare for your walk.

Got Questions?

We’ve put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you prepare for your walk.

Why Choose Tipster?

Experience Austin like a true local.

Friendly

Active

We hire fun and active people who truly love and know Austin.

Each guide creates their own walk in their own style, so the walks are natural and feel great.

You will leave with a smile on your face and some great inside tips for what to see/do/eat/drink in Austin. You’ll experience our city in a way most visitors can’t.

We love what we do. We get to walk around some of the best parts of Austin, and share insider tips and stories with interesting people.

We’re outside in nature, not stuck in an office, and staying active while entertaining people who want to connect with Austin in a more meaningful way.

100% satisfaction guaranteed because you tip exactly what you feel the experience is worth.

Everyone who visits Austin should be able to connect with the local vibe and culture we love so much.

Take a Tour

No reservations. Just show up. Keep it spontaneous!
If you are the type who prefers to plan ahead or has a group of 6 or more, feel free to let us know you’re coming.

Austin Music Tour

As the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has more live music venues than any other city in the nation. From jazz to country, hip hop to blues, there is a show for everybody at almost any time of day!

Downtown Tour

As the state capital, Austin is a diverse city with rich history and culture, not to mention world-renowned entertainment! From the Capitol to the Driskill, this tour is great for visitors looking to learn more about this unique city deep in the heart of Texas.

East Side Art Tour

Art is all around us in Austin. On this tour you’ll explore the vibrant world of street art that dominates the East Side. From murals and graffiti to the art of craft cocktails, there’s something on this tour for everyone!

Beer Tour

Beer lovers unite! The craft beer movement is thriving in Austin. The Austin area has over 50 craft breweries and is growing by the day!

Tour Calendar

Our calendar shows tours scheduled two weeks in advance. If you have questions about future dates for private group tours, please email us.

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We’re walking all over this city