There is 3 ways you can purchase tickets:
Click this link to purchase tickets online. Please note that purchasing tickets online ensures you a ticket, however passenger boarding is first come, first served. Also keep in mind that your ticket is mailed to you after your purchase online.
2. In Person:
If you are already in San Antonio, head on down to one of the three kiosks located along the River Walk. So where are the kiosks located? We went ahead and created this cool map so you can easily locate the nearest River Boat ticket booth to you.
3. By Phone:
The easiest way to reserve a river boat for a private party is to fill out our private boat reservation form. We take the information and send it to the operators on the River Walk. One or all of the businesses will contact you.
Or….. you can simply call one of the businesses listed below.
|Biga on the Banks||210-225-0722|
|Charlie Wants A Burger||210-226-8490|
|Citrus (Hotel Valencia)||210-230-8412|
|County Line Bar-B-Q||210-229-1941|
|Drury Inn & Suites River Walk||210-212-5200|
|El Tropicano River Walk||800-288-3927|
|Fig Tree Restaurant||210-224-1976|
|Fresh Horizons Catering||210-226-5919|
|Hard Rock Café||210-224-0743|
|Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel||210-222-1400|
|Holiday Inn River Walk||210-224-2500|
|Hyatt Regency Hotel||210-222-1234|
|La Mansion Hotel||210-518-1000|
|Landry’s Seafood House||210-229-1010|
|Little Rhein Steakhouse||210-225-2111|
|Lone Star Café||210-281-1292|
|Luciano Ristorante Italiano||210-223-0500|
|Original Mexican Restaurant||210-224-9951|
|Paloma River Walk||210-212-0566|
|Pesca on the River||210-396-5817|
|Republic of Texas||210-226-6256|
|Rio Rio Cantina||210-228-0805|
|Rita’s On the River Walk||210-227-7482|
|Texas Land & Cattle||210-222-2263|
|Water Mark Hotel||210-518-1056|
|Westin River Walk||210-224-6500|
|Westin San Antonio River Walk||210-354-2800|
*The restaurants in bold, provide Community Dinner Cruises, which can be reserved by the seat for small parties.
Cocktail and Dinner Cruises at an all-inclusive cost can be reserved directly through the catering staff at any of the above mentioned establishments.
Narrated tours of the San Antonio River Walk on the barges are available for the following prices:
$8.25 – General Admission
$6.00 – Bexar County Residents
$2.00 – Children (1-5 years)
$6.00 – Senior Citizens (60 & older) & United States Military
All prices are tax inclusive. Discount prices require picture ID. Group rates are available. There is a 10% discount on ticket purchases over 25.
Only service pets are allowed on the River Walk boats.
The River Walk boats currently support the Museum Reach with the Rio Taxi service and they have information that they offer about the art installations under the bridges. Normal tours in that area will mostly likely go into effect when there is a larger demand. Please submit your suggestion; we’ll be sure to note your desire to get tours started up in the Museum Reach.
Yes, and the drivers do their best to accommodate most scooters. At times larger scooters are not able to load due to the size of the ADA area designated on the boat. Wheelchairs and strollers are always allowed though guests are asked to fold their strollers and place them in the back.
You may order online after which they are printed and are either shipped Fed Ex or held at our Will Call box at the River Center Mall Location. To be honest it’s best to purchase them in person at one of the kiosks along the River Walk. Here is a handy map of those locations.
Reservations are not necessary for our public tours. River Boat tickets are not time specific and they leave the docks every 15-20 minutes.