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Port of Houston Boat Tour (Field Trip)

Date: August 13th, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: 7300 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77020



Join ACP South Texas as we take an educational boat tour of the Port of Houston and learn about the second busiest port in the US and one of the key pillars of the Houston economy.

Information from Port Houston's Boat Tour web page:

Embarking from Port Houston’s Sam Houston Landing, visiting sightseers aboard the M/V Sam Houston can enjoy passing views of international cargo vessels and operations at the port’s Turning Basin Terminal. The 95-ft. vessel holds up to 100 passengers and features air-conditioned, lounge seating, as well as standing room outside on the boat’s deck.


Please be advised that there is currently roadway construction on Clinton Drive near Gate 8, and guests should exercise additional caution in the area.

Tour address: 7300 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77020 Take Exit 28, Clinton Drive, from the I-610 East Loop. Head west on Clinton Dr., past McCarty, to Gate 8 on the left. A security guard and signs will direct you to the Sam Houston Landing.


PORT HOUSTON ACCESS Because the Sam Houston tour is located inside an active port facility, guests must enter the terminal and drive to the tour area in a car, van or bus.

ARRIVAL Passengers are advised to arrive at least 15 to 30 minutes before their tour launches to ensure adequate time for check-in.

PARKING Parking at the Sam Houston Landing is free. Ample spaces are available for personal vehicles as well as charter vans and buses.

CHECK-IN All passengers must have a reservation in advance. Passengers age 18 and older must present a valid, government-issued photo identification before boarding the vessel.

WEATHER CONDITIONS Tours operate under most weather conditions. In the rare event that weather impacts the tour, a Sam Houston representative will contact you with additional information.

CHILDREN As part of our commitment to safety, all children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum passenger ratio of one (1) adult for every four (4) children under age 12 is mandatory.

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBILITY Due to impacts of Hurricane Harvey, operations of the vessel have been slightly altered to accommodate regular public tours. Because of this, the vessel is not currently handicapped accessible; however, once conditions improve, we will return to normal conditions and full accessibility for all passengers.

FOOD & BEVERAGES Passengers may not bring food or beverages onto the dock area or aboard the vessel. One free beverage per passenger is offered on the vessel during the tour. ATTIRE Casual attire and flat, comfortable footwear is recommended. CARRY-ON BAGS Backpacks, over-sized purses and other large bags are prohibited aboard the vessel. Passengers’ personal belongings may be subject to searches in accordance with federal regulations.

PHOTOGRAPHY Cameras are allowed on the tour; however, Port Houston must provide consent for any photographs to be published.

RESTROOM FACILITIES Restroom facilities are available at the Sam Houston Landing area. Restrooms are also available below deck aboard the vessel.

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