River Cruise Tours

A unique experience on the Brazos.

Ranked #1 Best Boat Tour in North America by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice in 2020!

A group on a Waco Tours boat

Duration: 2.25 Hours

Price: $79-$99/per guest

Group Size: 4 person minimum

A Unique Perspective on the River

We invite you to sit back, be refreshed, and relax on our 2 hour and 15 minutes, peaceful and informative cruise experience on the Brazos River. It’s sure to be one of the most memorable times of your Waco visit.

Enjoy this luxurious outing as your Captain and Guide welcome you, entertain you, and share intriguing stories of this life-giving river, featuring Waco’s history and its people – past and present.

You will see beautiful landscape and wildlife, as well as some of Waco’s iconic sights. Our crew looks forward to serving you with Waco Tours’ trademark warmth, hospitality and fun – even providing you a uniquely Wacoan treat – making this cruise the unforgettable highlight of your time in Waco.

Seasonal Experience

Our River Cruise is a seasonal experience – it does not run in the winter.

Meeting Place

This tour takes off at McLane Stadium. After booking, we will email directions with your confirmation. Alcohol is not permitted on the boat unless previously discussed for a private tour.

Health Safety

Masks are not required on our River Cruise.

What Others Are Saying

LaDonna W
LaDonna W
August 22, 2022.
Don't miss this tour! What a cool tour! We would highly recommend this to everyone. It was informative and fun! Brendon and Ron did an awesome job. We learned so much. The snack was an added bonus! Great job!
Karen C
Karen C
August 21, 2022.
Beautiful ride down the Brazos River! We thoroughly enjoyed the evening river cruise. Our host, Liz, and captain Adan were both incredible!
Christinacurr
Christinacurr
August 21, 2022.
Waco boat tour The boat cruise/tour was a blast! Very interesting and educational while being totally fun at the same time! Captain Adan and First Mate Liz were excellent tour guides and navigators while simultaneously entertaining and interacting with every member of the group. Very impressed to say the least! Would definitely recommend for a few hours of fun while in Waco!
Melissa J
Melissa J
August 21, 2022.
A Waco MUST do tour! Dano and Liz were excellent!!!! Knowledgeable, friendly, and exceptionally kind. Genuine people who love what they do, and are proud of their community. Blessed to have the afternoon with them-truly a must do tour!
Marissa T
Marissa T
August 21, 2022.
BOOK IT! AMAZING... Third time with Waco Tours... every experience has been top notch! What a fun thing to do when in town.... Our son goes to BU and this is a great way to explore and get to know the town he now calls home. You will not regret this tour. So much fun.
Steve S
Steve S
August 20, 2022.
River Cruise was great Sam & Bobby were great guides. Passed along lots of history of the Waco area. They were very personable as well. I told my wife there were two highlights of our Waco trip and the River cruise was one of them.
Lucy '
Lucy '
August 20, 2022.
Good trip in Waco Johnathan our tour guide , and Art our driver made our tour fun and entertaining. Enjoyable, for us all. The description of the trip is spot on .
Rachel May
Rachel May
August 19, 2022.
Best boat tour Great tour! Captain Ed and Rae are amazing tour guides. They went above and beyond to make us feel very comfortable. It was a fun and relaxing afternoon. We learned so much as well. The scenery was breath taken. Definitely recommend this tour. The price may seem high to some but t's worth every penny. Lifetime of memories made. Thank you again Captain Ed and Rae. Also thank you too Waco tours .
Cheryl B
Cheryl B
August 16, 2022.
Beautiful Brazos Boat Tour! Captain Ed & First Mate Liz! What a fun & interesting cruise down the largest river in Texas!! And discover so much about Waco all along the way!
Lexi
Lexi
August 15, 2022.
AMAZING! ED and Liz did an amazing job. I found this for my friend Brittany bachelorette weekend it was an amazing experience to kick it off! The sights the history lesson. The way they made us feel. I can’t give enough credit!