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About Waco River Safari and Tours
Waco River Safari offers scenic cruises of the beautiful Brazos and Bosque rivers. Our "Scenic" cruise is full of interesting history and fascinating views of the Brazos and Bosque rivers. Learn about the Suspension bridge, Huaco Indians and how the Brazos shaped Waco today. Our "Sunset" cruise offers a catered meal and lovely views of the Brazos and Waco at night.
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Fixer Upper Tour
We offer an informative Fixer Upper tour which we of course take you guys to some of he homes. What sets us apart is our historical lesson in Waco. We dive deep into all things great about Waco.
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2 hours 30 minutes
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from $39.20
$49.00
Historical Sunset Cruise
Explore Waco from the water and discover the fascinating history of the Texas city on this sightseeing cruise. Sip a Dr Pepper—Waco’s homegrown beverage—and admire the city’s waterfront landmarks as you cruise along the Brazos River through downtown Waco. Then, continue along the Bosque river and look out for local wildlife including blue herons, red tailed hawks, racoons, and deer.
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2 hours
from $49.00
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Review of: Fixer Upper Tour

We had a great time and learned a lot about Waco history and of course we saw a few Fixer upper house's. Our tour guide was great and very informative. Now I want to do there boat tour.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed yesterday

We booked our excursion through TripAdvisor not knowing what to expect. We met Captain Ryan at The Marriott. He was there before us and anxious to show us a good time. He had a clean van and even brought a cooler with water and Dr....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time on the boat tour with Captain Ryan! Beautiful views along the river and interesting information about Waco! We also got to experience the Fixer Upper city tour. We drove by houses from the show, visited Harp Design Co and Jimmy...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cindyd6801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on the evening cruise. Our captain was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone enjoyed their time. I would definitely recommend doing one of the river tours during a visit to Waco!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kaitlin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really enjoyable cruise. The captain was great and very knowledgeable. It was very relaxing, would recommend this to anyone. Thanks for a great time

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank carolbU3318CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on this cruise with several people from our church, had a great time! We saw beautiful scenery and learned a great deal of history... Our captain was very informative and made the trip interesting for all of us!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank marywD5517UX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was not a lot of history at all. Mostly, it was slowly going along and looking at scenery, especially the second half of the cruise. Just green trees. No discussion of how that bamboo was brought, and how it took of. Just going along...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank gpd950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ryan was great. Very knowledgeable about Waco and a wonderful cheeseburger. We really had a blast😉😍🤩

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Barb B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Ryan was wonderful. He was knowledgeable of Waco history, and made the trip interesting and fun. We had a great time!

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank lori1369
Reviewed October 4, 2019

This is a wonderful ride on the Brazo River. Captain Ryan is a great river guide very knowledgeable of Waco. The 5 of us Mississippi girls have taken this ride 2 years in a row and have reservations for next year. We took the nite...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank sshankins
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Flyer197124
October 28, 2018|
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Response from WacoRiverSafari | Property representative |
Hey Susan la rue, yes refund of 84.43 was refunded, still pending give it a few more days. 254-214-9357. I was out of state with no reception for a few days sorry about that. Please call if you have questions
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Terry H
October 11, 2018|
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Response from WacoRiverSafari | Property representative |
Unfortunately not. In order to reserve your spot you need to pay in advance. If there is an issue with booking or scheduling call me at 254-214-9357 and I can work with you
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