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We were told about this tour and were not disappointed. The crew and boat were great. The narrative was well done and informative. The ride was free and offered free refreshments. A most see for anyone interested in the Houston Harbor.
What better way to learn about the industry and shipping in Houston than by boat, at no charge. The narrated tour is well done, best enjoyed by standing by one of the speakers. The employees were helpful answering specific questions, and there are maps and...More
It doesn’t get better than free! We boarded the 10 am tour with two friends. Staff were very friendly and offered free coffee at the start of the journey and then free water, coke and sprite after 45 minutes.
Great initiative by the Port of...More
Thank you for allowing me to take my 4 sisters in town from Ohio on the POH 'Sam Houston'. One sentimental sweetness was that I took our parents (Air Force WWII Bird Colonel + mother of 12!) on the same vessel and tour 31 years...More
Had to reschedule due to a death in the family. Leticia G was awesome and updated the reservation within one week. My wife and daughter decided to stay home on the day of the rescheduled trip due to my daughter having surgery the previous Tuesday....More
My husband and I went on the 90 minute Sam Houston Boat Tour on a Tuesday in mid-May and loved it. The tour was down the ship channel. We saw lots of big ships, barges, tug boats and warehouses. On the first half of our...More
Took the entire family on the boat tour, mom and dad, kids, grandma and grandpa and aunt and uncle. Everyone enjoyed it, good fun for a family. The boat was comfortable and the tour was interesting. Didn't see as much of the ship canal as...More
The Sam Houston has been in operation for YEARS. It is easy to park and the location is secure. The tour includes a great narration of the ship channel and the sights you'll see along the way. The boat is large and easy to move...More
Definitely a different tourist opportunity. Neat to see a lot of big ships and how a working port works. It's not for everyone, but if you are not expecting everything to be Disney-fied, give this a try.