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From Houston: Galveston Island Tour

3.3 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Houston City Tours LLC
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From Houston: Galveston Island Tour

Activity provider: Houston City Tours LLC

From US$ 139.95 per person

Discover the great history and charm of Galveston Island on this tour from Houston. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, you can enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of historic Galveston.

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Duration 7 hours
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Spanish, English


  • Visit the Island of Galveston, located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Explore the beaches and admire the Victorian architecture on the island
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of Galveston
  • Witness exciting views at the historic sea wall built to protect the island
  • Pass by mansions and other historical sites and monuments
Full description

Explore Galveston Island, located on the coastline of Texas, just 50 miles from Downtown Houston. The island offers 32 miles of beaches, abundant leisure, vibrant historic areas, and one of the largest well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the United States.

Start from downtown Houston and take a short tour of the downtown district of the city. Then, travel to Galveston, enjoying the views of Galveston Island as you approach the city.

Be dropped off in Galveston and explore the city at your leisure. Enjoy plenty of free time to choose what you want to see and do. Discover the relaxed atmosphere of the island as you explore the relaxing beaches, antique stores, art galleries, and excellent restaurants. Afterward, hop back on the bus back to Houston.

  • Guided Houston city tour
  • Round trip transportation in between cities
  • Panoramic tour in Galveston
  • Map and orientation
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meeting point is located at Visitors Center located at 1302 Dallas Street Houston Texas 77002

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.3 /5

based on 10 reviews

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This was a surprisingly informative tour. Ben was an excellent tour guide and made it fun for all of us. Galveston island is beautiful!

October 16, 2022

What a wonderful way to spend the day! The guide was excellent!

July 26, 2022

Overall could’ve been better experience

June 18, 2021

Product ID: 29692