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Narrated Cruises

Tour Duration: 35 minutes

Regular Hours: Operating Daily 10 am - 10 pm

Summer Hours: To ensure our guests' comfort, Go Rio will operate during the cooler parts of the day this summer. From July 8th to August 30th, tours will be available from 8 AM to 1 PM and will resume from 6 PM to 11 PM.


GO RIO's 35-minute San Antonio River Walk boat tour connects you to the city's culture, history, architecture, and timeless charm.

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About the Cruise

Your 35-minute narrated cruise in our brand-new, colorful and quiet electric barges will take you on an enchanting journey through San Antonio’s rich history, from La Villita, the city’s first neighborhood (and where General Santa Anna placed his cannon line in the Battle of the Alamo)… past the Old Mill Crossing where Teddy Roosevelt led his Rough Riders…

You’ll learn about our city’s architecture and points of interest, such as Selena’s Bridge, where Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Pérez’s husband proposed to her in the movie; the Hyatt Regency Hotel, designed so its height would not cast a shadow on the Alamo in the setting sun; and the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Our German, Mexican, French, Irish, and American Indian heritages create a culture unique to San Antonio.

Cruise Tips


Arrive 30 minutes prior

Wear sunglasses and a hat

Rainy weather may cancel cruises

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