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One of the things a visitor must do when they visit San Antonio is take a narrated river boat tour along the beautiful Riverwalk.  The tours are operated by Go Rio Cruises and take place from 9am to 9pm, 365 days a year.  The tour of the main Downtown area lasts about 35 to 40 minutes and is a wonderful way to learn about the origins of the river and our Downtown history.  Don’t miss out on taking a Go Rio Cruises tour on your next visit!

Go Rio Cruises Riverwalk Tours

Go Rio Cruises

Go Rio Cruises

Go Rio Cruises

Go Rio Cruises

Go Rio Cruises narrated river tours can be accessed from several different locations along the Riverwalk.  The costs of the tours are below.

  • Adults: $12
  • Children (ages 1-5): $6
  • Local Residents of Bexar County Texas: $10
  • Senior Citizen (60 & older) and Military: $9
  • All prices include tax

Boats operate from 8am to 10pm daily.

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Ticket Purchase Locations For Narrated Tours

  • Under the Market Street Bridge and Alamo Street (across from the Hilton Palacio del Rio)
  • Rivercenter Mall (Commerce Street and Bowie)
  • Aztec Theatre (St. Mary’s and College Streets)

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Go Rio Ticket Locations

Go Rio Ticket Locations

Go Rio Cruises River Taxi Services

Riding the River Taxis

The Go Rio Cruises River Taxis

The Go Rio Cruises River Taxis

Just trying to get from place to place? Flag down a Go Rio taxi! Look for the Go Rio Taxi signs that are located throughout the River Walk downtown and on the Museum Reach. Boats are labeled with Go Rio Taxi signs. There are no scheduled pick-ups or drop offs and Taxis will run every 20-30 minutes.

Taxi service begins at 9am. Purchase your Taxi ticket on the boat or at any Go Rio Ticket booth.

Downtown Reach
One Way Pass $10
One Day Pass $12
3 Day Pass $25

Museum Reach
One Way Pass $12

Combination Pass
One Way Pass $16
3 Day Pass $25

Monthly Pass
Local Bexar Residents $25

Riverwalk Dining Cruises

Lunch and Dinner Cruises
Lunch and dinner cruises are done on a charter basis. There are currently no Riverwalk restaurants that offer reservation based “community” type lunch or dinner cruises where you can join others on a boat for a meal.  To book a charter lunch or dinner cruise, you first contact a Riverwalk restaurant and they will assist you in chartering the boat and cater the meal for you. Chartered dinner and lunch cruises seat a maximum of 20 guests but most recommend 16 to 18 people for comfort.  It is a wonderful and charming way to see the Riverwalk. If you would like more information about a private, chartered dinner, lunch or cocktail cruise, email us here.

Cocktail Cruises
Cocktail cruises are also done on a charter basis and catered by any number of Riverwalk restaurants. They can seat a maximum of 30 to 40 guests and can be configured for drinks and appetizers.

Chartered Narrated Tours
If you are part of a group coming to San Antonio, there is no better way to see the Riverwalk than with a private, chartered narrated tour. These private narrated tours can seat up to 40 people.


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6 thoughts on “Riverwalk Boat Cruises

    • Admin at www.SanAntonioRiverwalk.com Post author

      Good morning Patricia. Yes, the boats are absolutely wheelchair accessible. You will love the tour!

  • Heather Williams

    Not a very good deal when you are staying for 3 days and the taxis cut off at 5. We always go get dessert at the pearl district and our hotel is downtown riverwalk. Very disappointed in the time change, we couldn’t keep our tradition because we didn’t have a way there and back. We were just in San Antonio 2 weeks ago and ot was a perfect trip. This past weekend I couldn’t say the same!!! We wasted $50 and only road 2 times in 3 days. Will not be buying rio taxi tickets again!! I feel like the new owners are getting a little greedy; the rio taxi is one of the reasons we come to San Antonio vs somewhere else. This was our favorite past time.

    • Admin at www.SanAntonioRiverwalk.com Post author

      Hi Heather. We are not the boat company but appreciate the feedback and will forward it on to them. We hope you still had a great trip/getaway!