Brazos River Boat Tour: Discover Waco's Historic Landmarks
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Experience the beauty of Waco's historic landmarks and local wildlife on a boat tour along the Brazos River. Discover the city's rich history while enjoying stunning sunsets and breathtaking views. Book your 2.5-hour tour now!
Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • McLane Stadium - See the Baylor football stadium from the river. great photo opportunity.
  • Baylor University - Learn why the oldest chartered university in Texas has a special relationship with the Brazos River.
  • Waco Suspension Bridge - See and take pictures of the longest suspension bridge west of the Mississippi when it was built in 1969.
  • Cameron Park - Learn a new appreciation as you view the beautiful landscape and wildlife from the Brazos.
  • Brazos Park East - Breathtaking views from both the Brazos and Bosque rivers.
What's Included
  • Bottled Water
  • Free Parking
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Travel time included
What's Not Included
  • Gratuity is not included
Additional Information

Embark on a journey that takes you through the historical and current attributes of Waco, complemented by the local fauna, on water. The significant landmarks and the natural beauty of Waco are best appreciated from the waterside while being educated about the city’s rich history. The morning excursion introduces you to Waco as it begins its day. The evening expedition begins in daylight and transitions to a spectacular sunset on water, culminating in the dazzling display of city lights mirrored on the Brazos. Take part in these 2.5 hours of leisurely and enjoyable tours designed to present a unique viewpoint of the locale. Relax and let your worries dissipate as you traverse the Brazos with us.

McLane Stadium
South Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Turn into Lot 1, then take a left heading into Lot 2. The boat docks are in the Baylor Basin on the East side of the stadium. Go to the blue pontoon boat with the blue bimini tops and the Brazos Tours logo. If you don't see the boats, you're on the wrong side of the stadium.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(179 Ratings)
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Jun 22, 2024
Relaxing and Informative - Highly recommended. Thanks Captain Jeff! Travel down the river was relaxing and Captain Jeff gave out really interesting historical information. We also learned of some fun little “tips”!
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Jun 21, 2024
Relaxing boat ride - Our cruise was informative and relaxing. Our captain, Jeff was very knowledgeable about Waco history. I would definitely do this again!
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Jun 18, 2024
Family vacation - We had so much fun with Harry! It was a beautiful sunset evening and Harry was very knowledgeable and made the trip enjoyable.
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Jun 13, 2024
Wonderful Experience with Beautiful Views - Harry was a wonderful guide! We greatly enjoyed the beautiful views, information about Waco and an overall very pleasant experience! We would highly recommend the Brazos River Sunset Boat Tour!
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Jun 5, 2024
Beautiful cruise! - Host had great local stories about Waco - great sense of humor.River was at flood stage but still an enjoyable evening!
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Jun 1, 2024
Amazing river tour - The tour was amazing! We learned so much about the history of some cool spots in the Brazos River and enjoyed to relaxing vibes on the water 10/10 recommend and we will be back!
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May 30, 2024
Beautiful ride - We had an excellent experience, Jeff was a great guide and very knowledgeable. It was a lovely morning on the water. We highly recommend it.
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May 20, 2024
Family Birthday Trip - Such a great experience, we took my Dad for his 85th bday, and it was so enjoyable. The ride was perfect, our guide was beyond sweet and gracious with fresh cold water as well and very informative of the city. Would recommend to anyone!
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May 19, 2024
Loved this experience! - Loved this tour with Jeff! Great boat, fun experience, and kind tour guide! He had waters for us, life jackets for the kids. Made us love Waco even more!
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May 18, 2024
I Loved Hearing the fun... - I Loved Hearing the fun facts and viewing the scenery and houses! I Loved meeting new people as well.
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up to 11 guests
1 Adult
July 2024