Pontoon Boat Tours FAQ


How many people can the boat hold?

The boat holds 21 guests (not including the captain and deckhand).


Is there an age limit for who can ride on the boat?

Passengers must be age 4 and older. All youth must be accompanied by an adult.


Is there a bathroom on the boat?

The bathroom on-board is for emergencies only. Please make any necessary stops before boarding. 


Will lifevests be provided?

Yes, there are lifevests for passengers on board.


Is the boat wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, the boat launches to board the boat are not wheelchair accessible. There are a series of steps that guests must descend to reach the boat.


Are strollers allowed on board?

Due to limited space on the boat, strollers cannot be accommodated.


Where do boat tours depart from?

Tours depart either from Allen’s Landing or Sabine Promenade, depending on the tour.

Allen’s Landing is located at 1001 Commerce Street, Houston, TX 77002.

Sabine Promenade is located at 150 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007. Use the steps on the north side of Buffalo Bayou, the boat launch is just east of Sabine Bridge.


How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets should be reserved in advance online on our website. All boat tours require reservations. 


Something came up, can I cancel?

30-minute Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour and Twilight Tour tickets are non-refundable. Tickets for all other boat tours may be cancelled for a full refund up to 1 week before the tour. You will also receive a full refund or the option to reschedule if BBP cancels the tour due to weather or water related issues.


Where can I park?

For tours departing from Allen's Landing, parking is available in the lot at 915 Commerce Street, 77002.

For tours departing from Sabine Promenade, parking is available in the BBP lot at 105 Sabine Street and in City of Houston's Lot H at 1643 Memorial Drive.


Please Note

Boat tours are weather and water permitting. In the event of a cancellation, you will be contacted via e-mail with the option to refund or reschedule.


Inquiries & Questions 

email mguenther@buffalobayou.org  

phone 713.752.0314 ext. 304


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