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Vanishing Texas River Cruise

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
443 Waterway Ln, Burnet, TX 78611-3065
+1 512-756-6986
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I think using the word "cruise" is a stretch. It's an old boat that you can view the Colorado River and surrounding banks with a history/nature commentary. It was a sweltering summer day but was very comfortable inside with the ac. You can go upstairs...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the trip on Vanishing Texas River Cruise. We felt welcomed from the start by a staff of enthusiastic and friendly people. The dinner was great and proudly served by the man who spent all day making it for us. The guide was very...More

Thank sky9696
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We live nearby in a city overrun by tourists this time of year. Where do we go to getaway for a day? Well today we went here! This has been a fantastic diversion and we will certainly be coming back with other family members in...More

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

When we walked into the gift shop to inquire about the trips, we spoke to 4 employees and you could tell how much they loved their jobs. We spoke to the cook on the boats that would be cooking that night, he was engaging and...More

Thank Weazy123
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My sister and I had high expectations for the cruise even though it was a chilly and gloomy day in April. We arrived a little early and we were so glad we got two of the last seats indoors (it was very cold outside in...More

2  Thank mary_in_pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are from Wisconsin and visiting my daughter and her family in Texas we traveled from Waco to Burnett for the weekend I booked in advance a cruise on the vanishing Texas boat cruise for a group of six including a nine...More

Thank Rose O
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Neat views of Lake Buchanan that you wouldn't otherwise see. Its a large comfortable double decker boat. They offer coffee, tea, and water but you are able to bring any alcohol beverage you like. Wouldn't recommend spending the extra on the lunch it didnt look...More

Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You'll definitely want to check out Lake Buchanan by boat and this is a comfortable and easy way to do it. Upper and lower decks make for great vantage points, but I would definitely suggest the upper at the front of the boat. Watching the...More

Thank SabRN
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We called and the trip from the day before had been rescheduled due a storm, so we took the two hour tour which was long enough since it wasn't Eagle season. My advice is take the tour and eat a late lunch, skip their boxed...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The boat was built around the 70's. We had about 50 on the outing. You can sit either top or lower decks. The docent entertained us with wonderful descriptions of the fauna, trees, River, history of the area and was very concerning to point out...More

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11 October 2018|
Response from judwat62 |
Is the river tour open this month
Andrea J
15 November 2016|
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
Donald S
9 June 2015|
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