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Rio San Antonio Cruises

Downtown, San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700
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Tour was 10 bucks and lasted about 35 minutes. Our boat wasn't too packed but most of them were... read more

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Becky R
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Nice tour

We took the tour on a Saturday so it was a bit busy and we needed to wait in line to get our spot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Step aboard a River Cruising Barge for an exciting and entertaining narrative of the rich history of the San Antonio River! Cruises are about 35 minutes long and cover one and a half miles of the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. We also offer Dining Charters, River Taxi shuttle and Private Charters.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Downtown, San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tour was 10 bucks and lasted about 35 minutes. Our boat wasn't too packed but most of them were. Jacque was our tour guide and she was funny and knowledgeable. I haven't been to the area for almost 20 years so it was a good...More

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the tour on a Saturday so it was a bit busy and we needed to wait in line to get our spot. The tour lasted about 30 minutes and it was pretty informative about the history of San Antonio. What I enjoyed the...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 2 days ago

You get different experiences with different guides. Over the decades with different family and events it's always been enjoyable.

Thank DingoBB
Reviewed 3 days ago

I walk with a walker and so the trip to finding the boats was interesting. The place is not exactly handicapped friendly they were stairs more stairs then a couple more stairs but all in all found the trip very entertaining, the driver was a...More

Thank Don312
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a staple "must see" if you haven't done it in San Antonio. The boat guides are knowledgeable and it's interesting learning about the river, both the natural direction and the man-made part to help with flooding. The flood gate system is fascinating. Also,...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our river cruise tour. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. The cruise is about 30-35 minutes in length. A great way to see and hear about some of the area while getting acquainted with Riverwalk. The kids will...More

Thank JLD1368
Reviewed 3 days ago

This adventure is a must for everyone who visits San Antonio. Boats are quite crowded but otherwise the tour is nice and well worth the reasonable price.

Thank dedot1015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide was excellent. Told is the history of San Antonio. He had a smooth gentle voice and very funny. He took time and allowed us to see things. It was such a relaxing pleasant experience. I have been to S.A. several times but...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the second time we took this River boat ride. The first was in August 2015. We enjoyed it so much the first time that we did it again on our last trip in May. The tour guides are wonderful and give you so...More

Thank lisahall202
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Riverwalk is such a relaxing and wonderful way to spend the day. The cruises are so informative and full of history. The dinner cruises are fantastic! Love them!

Thank anna r
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Betty A
where do i need to go to pick up the river boats
13 May 2017|
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Response from Brian U | Reviewed this property |
There are two spots.... the easiest is at the Marriott Hotel at river level. Right across from Hooters. The second is on the west end of the Riverwalk.
Can you bring a glass of wine on the tour?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Peggy V | Reviewed this property |
We had gatorade & the couple next to us had bottles of water. I did not see anyone with alcohol. I don't know if it's permitted or not.
Where to park
25 March 2017|
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Response from Joeyf44 | Property representative |
At the Emma Hotel ( the old Pearl Brewery)