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Vanishing Texas River Cruise

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Entertaining and informative tours of the spectacular Texan landscape.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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443 Waterway Ln, Burnet, TX 78611-3065
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+1 512-756-6986
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I have talked about taking one of the cruises with vanishing river for years. The right time never worked out, we thought until September(2018). Our 40th wedding anniversary was 9/23/18. We made reservations plenty early watched the water levels and were quite...More

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Shawn D, Captain at Vanishing Texas River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are very sorry for the unfortunate circumstances which caused us to cancel this cruise. We tried numerous times to contract you by phone and email the day before the cruise departure date. The contact information we had for your reservation could have been a...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018

Looking for something to do and love the water, so this Scenic Wilderness Tour seemed like a great idea. It most definitely was! The staff was friendly and the guide was very knowledgeable. The top deck is covered, sheltering you from the sun. We occasionally...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Our daughter and family were visiting from Boston, this looked good and we have had good reports on it. The trip was nice, the weather cooperated with a nice breeze and the trip was at late morning so the roof gave us shade. It was...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The sunset cruise was a perfect time as the day was cooling off. There were six of us, we opted for the dinner, which kinda put a negative on the whole cruise because they drew colored tickets instead of everybody getting in line, and being...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

We took the cruise up the Colorado River. It was great! The tour guide was really good. He was very knowledgeable about the area. He answered everyone's questions and was fun. We really enjoyed the cruise.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I never tire of going on this cruise with my friends or family. It's a leisurely, beautiful and informative ride up the river. You can choose to stay cool on the inside or see even more from the upper deck.

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We were just driving around the area and saw the sign for Vanishing Texas River Cruise and decided to stop. The road was a little bit narrow but we found the place. We went in just to check it out not expecting to take the...More

1  Thank Jose S
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We arrived and picked up our box lunches that we ordered. A smiling gentleman guided us towards the boat to board. It was sprinkling outside, but all the passengers were on the outdoor upper deck under the roof. As our cruise began, the wind blew...More

1  Thank mgwtrader
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Took the Wednesday afternoon cruise. Wanted to just kick back, soak up the sun (I left 26 degree temps) and find out about the local history. VTRC was great for just that. Everyone I came in contact with was friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable of...More

1  Thank tomparff
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We took the Wed cruise on the lake and up the river with Vanishing Texas River Cruise. The weather was great. The cruise a bit over 2 hours - slow coming back in as the wind had picked up and the skipper was trying to...More

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judwat62
October 10, 2018|
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Is the river tour open this month
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Andrea J
November 15, 2016|
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Response from Shawn D | Property representative |
Sorry about the Web Site did not providing the info you are seeking. 2hr cruise $25 3hr cruise $35 4hr cruise including lunch $49.95
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Donald S
June 8, 2015|
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Response from Weazy123 | Reviewed this property |
yes, we were there yesterday, they are in a different location from the last time I was there, but it's the same people. There are 2 tours, one at 11am & the other I think was 6, but might be 6:30. I left a message and they... More
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