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Big Bend River Tours

FM 170 West, Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-3033
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Fun, Informative Trip Down The Rio Grande

My city slicker pal and myself did the Santa Elana canyon one day tour with Big Bend River Tours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joey T
Great Rafting Trip!!

On August 18th we did the day trip through Santa Elena Canyon. It was a GREAT trip!! The water was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Uvalde, Texas
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Since 1979 Big Bend River Tours outdoor outfitter has offered river trips, guided park tours, backroad tours, hiking and backpacking and now horseback combo trips as well. Come join us in the beautiful Big Bend of Texas. Open every day, 365 days a year. Come discover the magic of the Big Bend!
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot springs” (24 reviews)
“fruit” (15 reviews)
“santa elena” (14 reviews)
FM 170 West, Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-3033
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My city slicker pal and myself did the Santa Elana canyon one day tour with Big Bend River Tours. We went out on Sunday September 4, 2017 and the river levels were very, very high. This allowed for what seemed like a fairly easy ride...More

Thank Joey T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On August 18th we did the day trip through Santa Elena Canyon. It was a GREAT trip!! The water was flowing really good, the canyon and scenery were beautiful. Doug was an awesome guide who took very good care of everyone in the raft. He...More

Thank bnutt08
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We had a guided tour with John to the Window. I am Deaf and he took the time to look at me to point out unusual features. That was very much appreciated. The next day he took us on a truck tour and again was...More

Thank Barry19611964
Reviewed June 28, 2017

We used BBRT on a Saturday canoe tour of the Big Bend State Park and then the next day on a hiking tour. Our guides were so much fun and knew the area extremely well. Doug handled the river tour and John the hike, and...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We spent half a day canoeing on the Rio Grande with Darren and Don, our guides. What a great day. They took great care of us, told us a little bit about the history of the river, and provided excellent snacks half way through our...More

Thank Kilraen
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We were disappointed not to travel through Santa Elena Canyon, but the trip through the hot springs was enjoyable. Water levels were very low in spots so we did some scraping, but at least we didn't have to portage. Our guides were very knowledgeable. We...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed May 24, 2017

John was very informative, fun and friendly while he drove my husband and I around the park. We weren't able to do any long hikes because of recent knee surgery. We learned a lot about plants and other things you would miss driving or hiking...More

Thank ShariLM
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Although I had unreasonably hoped to float through the Santa Elena canyon it was not to be. The water levels in May do not typically allow this, and 2017 was no exception. Plan B was to travel the hot springs section of the Rio Grand...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We did the half day canoe trip starting from the Big Bend State Park. They were very professional and they knew what they were doing, very helpful. We had a great time and would definitely recommend them.

Thank askittl
Reviewed April 27, 2017

On the morning of our trip my wife was very sick and we were unable to attend. Where we were staying we had no phone reception and were unable to contact them to let them know we would be unable to attend. We were charged...More

2  Thank Pete E
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May 8, 2017|
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Response from Matthew W | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer in regard the night trip, sorry. However, the day trip the provided a fruit buffet with some sandwich making stuff too. I'd imagine it something simple along those lines. Could always forward the question to... More
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Smlny | Reviewed this property |
Very laid back river trip. More of a float trip when we went in October.
March 1, 2017|
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Response from metdo | Reviewed this property |
In advance for sure, they do have a website and a phone number. Less available at noon!