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Allen’s Landing

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1019 Commerce Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
7137520314

Past Events

July 2021

Jul 04

SOLD OUT: Bubbles and Fireworks Boat Ride

Location:

Avoid the crowds on July 4th and view the city’s fireworks extravaganza while floating along Buffalo Bayou and enjoying bubbly, beer, wine and light bites.

Jul 21

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jul 28

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jul 30

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 31

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

August 2021

Aug 04

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 06

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 07

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 11

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 12

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 13

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 19

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 20

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 21

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 24

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 26

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 27

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 28

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 31

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

October 2021

Oct 09

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 09

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 10

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 10

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 16

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 16

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 17

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 17

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and a cheese plate.
Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia, described as a “powerhouse”, will serenade you during the evening along with pianist Kirill Kuzmin.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Oct 26

Wine Tasting Boat Tour with Nice Winery

Location:

Taste from a curated selection of wines and cheeses while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. Nice Winery’s Ryan Levy, a winemaker, certified sommelier, wine educator and Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines, including the Best of Show winner of the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition.

Oct 27

Wine Tasting Boat Tour with Nice Winery

Location:

Taste from a curated selection of wines and cheeses while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. Nice Winery’s Ryan Levy, a winemaker, certified sommelier, wine educator and Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines, including the Best of Show winner of the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition.

November 2021

Nov 20

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

These 45-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family and friends. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks. Face masks, covering the nose and mouth, are required.

December 2021

Dec 04

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Dec 05

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Dec 11

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Dec 12

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Dec 17

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Dec 19

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Celebrate the holiday season with a pontoon boat ride along Buffalo Bayou. Enjoy festive boat lighting, hot chocolate, and time with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

February 2022

Feb 12

Cupid Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 12

Cupid Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 14

Cupid Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 14

Cupid Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 19

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Feb 26

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Feb 26

CANCELED: Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours (45-minutes)

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

March 2022

Mar 05

50th Annual Regatta presented by Gillman Subaru

Location:

http://redbarnsystems.com/timer/2020/200307Regatta/Regatta.asp

Join us for the 50th anniversary of the Regatta, Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race, on March 5, 2022!

Mar 12

CANCELED: History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Mar 12

CANCELED: Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 12

CANCELED: Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 13

CANCELED: Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 13

CANCELED: Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 19

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Mar 26

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Mar 26

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 26

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 27

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

Mar 27

Songs on the Water

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, and wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks. This event is hosted in partnership with the Houston Grand Opera.

April 2022

Apr 02

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 09

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Apr 16

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Apr 16

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 23

History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Apr 23

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 30

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

May 2022

May 07

History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

May 07

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 14

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

May 14

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 21

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

May 21

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 28

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

June 2022

Jun 04

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 10

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 11

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Jun 11

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jun 18

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 25

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

July 2022

Jul 02

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Jul 04

Bubbles and Fireworks Boat Tour

Location:

Hop aboard BBP’s pontoon boat for perfect views of Houston’s spectacular fireworks show!

Jul 09

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Jul 09

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 23

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 30

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

August 2022

Aug 06

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 12

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 13

Twilight Boat Tours

Location:

Spend quality time with your family or friend group on a 30-minute boat tour of Buffalo Bayou. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along the waterway. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, turtles and the occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 20

SOLD OUT: Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

September 2022

Sep 10

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Sep 17

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

October 2022

Oct 08

SOLD OUT: Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 08

Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 09

Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 09

SOLD OUT: Songs on the Water with HGO

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Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 15

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

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Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Oct 29

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

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Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Oct 30

Spirits of the Bayou Boat Tour

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Join this ghostly history cruise and get in the Halloween spirit this October. Tour guide Andrew Groocock will share some of the haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou. Hear some of the lesser-known stories – both documented and anecdotal – of ghosts, lost souls, and spirits of the bayou.

Oct 31

Spirits of the Bayou Boat Tour

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Join this ghostly history cruise and get in the Halloween spirit this October. Tour guide Andrew Groocock will share some of the haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou. Hear some of the lesser-known stories – both documented and anecdotal – of ghosts, lost souls, and spirits of the bayou.

November 2022

Nov 05

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

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