Port of Houston Turning Basin

7300 Clinton Dr.
Houston, TX 77020- Map It
(713) 670-2416

AAA Editor Notes

Port of Houston Turning Basin is n.w. off the I-610 Clinton Dr. exit, in the 7300 block of Clinton Dr.; a security guard will direct visitors to Gate 8. The basin is the navigational head of the 50-mile Houston Ship Channel. Note: Ages 18+ must present a valid, government-issued photo ID before boarding the vessel. Guided tours are available.
Free. Reservations are required and should be made at least 2 months in advance during the summer and 24 hours during the winter.
Hours: Narrated 90-minute boat tours of the Port of Houston aboard the MV Sam Houston are given Wed.-Sat. at 10 and 2:30, Sun. at 2:30, Jan.-Oct. and Dec. Closed major holidays.