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Address: 1100 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Phone Number: +1 281-367-1151
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Nice boat ride through the woodlands waterway - family activity, takes ~25 min

Always have a great experience taking this trolley. If you've never been to it, definitively have to try it with the family!! If you live in the Woodlands, well, is good for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Alex R
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The Woodlands, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the boat trip to NO where! And there is nothing to actually see. The Woodlands waterway is a very STERILE waterway. It is lacking any kind of charm. This boat ride would work if there was a Christmas Market, spring Market and something in the summer. Shops along the waterway like in Europe. Then you could ride the... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always have a great experience taking this trolley. If you've never been to it, definitively have to try it with the family!! If you live in the Woodlands, well, is good for once or twice per year. Best time to take the ride is when everything has X-Mas decor and weather is nice... but it seems to be very popular... More 

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Thank Alex R
Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Love the trolley feel, and the overview it gives of our Town Center to visitors to see what we have. It's much more interesting than a bus, for transportation. Have also used it when I need to get around but don't want to re-park. Drivers are nice, and it's air conditioned in the heat.

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Thank Rebe L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I'm confused at the title "Trolley" paired with the picture of the Water Taxi. The Trolley is a BUS, a cute, old-time looking bus. The boats are Water Taxis. It isn't the most exciting attraction in the world, but if you don't have a car and would like to get around to the local attractions, shopping, library, HEB grocery store,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The service has changed. Management has clearly changed. No longer can a person purchase a ticket for the day. It is a trip fee. If one gets off at one of the stops along the way, they have to pay full fare again. In addition, the signage is wrong. The boats don't start to run until 4 on Fridays, not... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Took our 3 year old grandsons. Remember there is no bathroom onboard and the roundtrip is 40 minutes. Bring a snack if you have small children. Enjoyed the lake and seeing the hotels, restaurants and buildings

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The ride is not worth the $5 per person (no charge if under 4 yrs), especially during July/August. Better off getting the free trolley.

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Thank Tony201089
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The Woodlands Waterway Trolley is a lot of fun and something to enjoy with both friends and family while out and about.

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Thank Robert G
st. louis, missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The waterway trolley conveniently links the areas of the downtown Woodlands area-mall. market Square, Cinemas, Cynthia Zmitchell Pavillion.

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Foley, Alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We took kids and grand kids as we thought it was something really cool. Not. The kids were bored till they saw a few turtles. The water had trash floating in it where the stop for the mall is. Use the trolley if you want to get around, it is free.

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