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Rio San Antonio Cruises

Downtown, San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700
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Totally depends on the guide

Went last night with Chris as our guide ... young person from SA and he was great; spoke throughout... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James H
via mobile
Great way to see the entire Riverwalk

Took a day trip and also a night trip to get different views of the Riverwalk shops, restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Long Beach, California
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Downtown, San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went last night with Chris as our guide ... young person from SA and he was great; spoke throughout the tour giving us interesting facts about the city, very knowledgeable, one of the oldest cities on the content and he did a great job of...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took a day trip and also a night trip to get different views of the Riverwalk shops, restaurants and sites. Lots of history along this river. Great for people watching too.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Takes 35 minutes & is not 'hop on, hop off'. Organized, but you may have a wait during busy times. Our boat driver was knowledgeable & spoke clearly. Worth the money for the overview. We got our tickets as part of a 'hop on, hop...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We bought our tickets online but didn’t receive the email with our tickets until two days later. They were very accomodating with the mistake and the cruise was wonderful!

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well the old gas burning boats have been replaced with nice new electric versions. Nice move! The young tourguide we had was very knowledgeable and friendly/funny. This is a neat way to get the layout of the riverwalk and a little local history before you...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived to San Antonio on a warm Saturday August afternoon. We headed over to the Riverwalk and decided to do the River Cruise. This was a great way to explore the Riverwalk, with the 30 minute narrated tour. This is a must do!

Thank GLowPetaluma
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good history of the area and relaxing cruise on the River. Plan on an hour and bring your camera. If you can take the cruise during the day time and then after dinner for the lights.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Experienced the attraction mid afternoon, crowds were light and there were plenty of open boats parked. Had to wait in excess of 1 hour watching boats go by. Unloading/loading process was painfully slow and disorganized, 30 minute process. Once cruise started the pilot/guide did not...More

Thank mlunstra2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fair price for a 35 minute tour of the river walk. Our driver had good knowledge and an excellent sense of humor which made it fun.

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed it immensely! The trip takes you by bars, resteraunt and shops all as the guide gives you great information . It gives you another point of view and is relaxing.

Thank Sandi D
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Betty A
14 May 2017|
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Response from Peggy V | Reviewed this property |
There are river taxi's that stop all along the river for hopping on or off and then there is the cruise that goes all the way up & down the river. You purchase tickets for whichever type you prefer. We bought ours at the... More
8 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.
26 March 2017|
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Response from Joeyf44 | Property representative |
At the Emma Hotel ( the old Pearl Brewery)