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San Antonio River

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Address: San Antonio, TX
Phone Number: 210-244-5700
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Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.

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Take the river tour 1st. The tour gives you a tour of most of the river walk, to get to see what's around the area. The tips and info you get from your captain are worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the river tour 1st. The tour gives you a tour of most of the river walk, to get to see what's around the area. The tips and info you get from your captain are worth the extra. Then get a 3 day pass for the water taxi. It's $16 for an all day pass(pay your captain on the boat),... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun, went after Labor Day on a Friday so it wasn't too busy. My only caution is that there is a part of the river where you go down a very short slide and the 'current' is pretty strong......if you're not a strong swimmer or a non swimmer ask to omit this part of the river by your guide!... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The San Antonio Riverwalk is spectacular. Just browsing and walking along the Riverwalk is most enjoyable; there are many small eateries and bars where you can sit by the Riverwalk and have a lovely lunch, a drink or dessert. There are inexpensive boat tours of the Riverwalk that are also very delightful

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We each bought the three day pass for $25 which let us hop on and off of the Rio Taxi which are powered barges that carry you through the River Walk. You can buy daily or three day passes from each of the taxi captains or at the office on the river. You can also opt for a tour with... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was so relaxing & peaceful. It's a story below the hustle & bustle of San Antonio. A lovely, meandering park along the banks of the river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a half hour tour but felt like 5 minutes as it was very exciting the guide on the boat was making it very lively and entertaining Only issue was that he kept us reminding us we should keep our mouths shut as the water is very dirty ! If we swallow any by mistake we would fall ill Maybe... More 

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was fascinated with the history, engineering and flood control that I learned during the boat tour. Well worth the $10.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the prettiest places I have visited anywhere! So many things to see or do and all grouped together makes it a very easy place to visit. Go you won't be disappointed!

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Canon City, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked from our hotel everyday and wandered around the river, intrigued by the landscape , restaurants, stores and culture. What an eventful place to go to, so many restaurants to choose from and so many lovely areas to sit and relax. Totally enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to the river walk many times and never tire of it. There is something for everyone in the area and the river system itself is an engineering marvel. Really worth a trip on one of the riverboats which give tours all the time -- walkups are fine.

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