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Aug
10
Fri
2018
Buffalo Bayou Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours @ Sabine Promenade
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Buffalo Bayou Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours @ Sabine Promenade | Houston | Texas | United States

Summer Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours

These 30-minute twilight boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm (30-minute boat rides)
The last tour departs at 8:00 pm.

Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)*

*Children under age 4 are not permitted on boat tours

Weather permitting. Reservations Required.




Aug
11
Sat
2018
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.




Aug
18
Sat
2018
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing | Houston | Texas | United States

“From Port to Port” Boat Tour

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.




Aug
25
Sat
2018
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Looking Back” History Boat Tours

Time: 10 – 11:30 am

Cost: $40 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather permitting. Reservations must be made by selecting an available date on the right.

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.




Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.




Sep
8
Sat
2018
Second Saturday Boat Ride @ Sabine Promenade
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Second Saturday Boat Ride

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (30 minute boat rides)
The last tour departs at 1:30 pm.

Please note that the boat departs promptly every half hour.

Departure location:  105 Sabine Street (just east of Sabine Street Bridge) at the Sabine Promenade boat launch

View map.

Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)*

*Children under age 4 are not permitted on boat tours

Weather permitting. Reservations are required to secure your spot.




Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.




Sep
22
Sat
2018
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing | Houston | Texas | United States

“From Port to Port” Boat Tour

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.




Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.




Sep
29
Sat
2018
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Looking Back” History Boat Tours

Time: 10 – 11:30 am

Cost: $40 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather permitting. Reservations must be made by selecting an available date on the right.

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.