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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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Honey swamp tour with Pearl River Eco Tours

We had a great Honey Swamp tour with Desi. Knowledgeable guide/captain, beautiful swamp, cool... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Erika B
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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Swamp tour

I’m not sure if this is the tour we just went on. We went on Pearl River Eco tours. We had the best... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Debbie D
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At Pearl River Eco Tours we offer the smallest boats in the industry from our famous 6 passenger boats to our 18- 26 passenger boats. This allows us to take you to all the best places bigger boats cannot go! We are a small, family owned and run...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great Honey Swamp tour with Desi. Knowledgeable guide/captain, beautiful swamp, cool wildlife sightings. This company focuses on education and nature experience-highly recommended!

Thank Erika B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m not sure if this is the tour we just went on. We went on Pearl River Eco tours. We had the best time. Desi was our tour guide. He was awesome. Loved his job and so knowledgeable. So many alligators and wild boar 🐗....More

Thank Debbie D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’ve done this before and came back to take two young children on the tour of the swap. This is by far the best group because they teach you about the environment as well as just show you the alligators. Our guide was Desi and...More

Thank RiceWP
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the swamp tour while visiting new Orleans and it was hands down the best part of my trip. Captain John was extremely knowledgeable about the swamp and all the animals and plants. He had some awesome stories. I also never once felt unsafe while...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with this company. The guide was extremely knowledgeable about the swamp and the plants and animals. The boat was covered so it was protected from sun when in the middle of the river. They had restrooms for before and after....Totally...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Swamp tour was very interesting, safe and fun. Highly recommend. We saw several alligators, a couple wild pigs, a couple blue heron and assorted birds and turtles

Thank Dan F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun, Captain Desi was knowledgeable, funny and loved his job! I would 100% come again on my next trip!More

Thank Becca C
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Becca, Thanks so much for letting us know that you had a wonderful experience with us at Pearl River Eco Tours! Captain. Desi really knows the swamp and loves like we do! We are thankful to have great captains. Hope to see you when you're...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very informative, we learned so much about alligators. Our guide 'Desi' a retired fish and wildlife agent was very knowledgeable about the environment and particularly about alligators. We learned about the states restoration program that plays a huge part in raising the...More

Thank lelandpereza
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you had such a great swamp tour, and we appreciate you taking the time to let us and everyone know. It truly means a lot because we strive to have the best and most knowledgeable captains and to do the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience is not to be missed. Our hotel concierge recommend this particular tour because "a tour is only as good as the guides". The tour picked up at the hotel. It was a 30-40 minute drive to the boats and the tour itself lasted...More

1  Thank Nora2327
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nora, We really appreciate that you chose to let us show you the beauty of the Honey Island Swamp, and that you took time to write such wonderfully informative review. We work hard to try and make certain that we have only the best captains...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good time, very relaxing and informative. Tour guide was very informative and seemed to enjoy educating us.

Thank Shorty M
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know that you had a great experience with Pearl River Eco Tours! I totally agree, the most relaxing place in the world is on a boat in the swamps. Thanks again, Pearl River Eco Tours

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mkh3301
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Response from Louisa R | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I don’t. If you call the Eco Tour office, they may be able to help you.
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Laurie M
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Response from R M | Reviewed this property |
They do accept credit cards for payment.
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Chantelle T
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Response from ALFriedman | Reviewed this property |
It is a long, flat-bottomed aluminum outboard-powered jon boat, with a fabric top and bench seats facing each thwart.
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