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Captain Ron's Swamp Tours

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Address: 756 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-2025
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+1 903 679 3020
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Bring your out of town friends and family

We live in Cass County and have taken different boat tours around the area. All the ones we have taken thus far have been good and enjoyable, but Captain Ron's tour is probably my... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Avinger, Texas
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Avinger, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live in Cass County and have taken different boat tours around the area. All the ones we have taken thus far have been good and enjoyable, but Captain Ron's tour is probably my favorite. He shares a lot about the history and area and he was very funny. We have family coming out from Minnesota in April and are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really not a swamp tour as much as a lake tour. Ron had lots of info and stories on the lake and some local history.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ron is funny and makes an enjoyable tour of the swamp. His boat is comfy and he takes his time creating an enjoyable environment. Will go back in the Spring. It's a business we love supporting. Groupon has reduced pricing at times. Check out the tour. While there Big Pines is a good place to eat.

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1 Thank KrislynJohn
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Me and my son thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Lake Caddo is really beautiful!! Definitely the most unique and possibly the most beautiful lake I have seen. What I also really enjoyed was Captain Ron’s tour. You can see he is happy!!! He is passionate about what he does and loves the lake himself. The tour was really fun.. the boat... More 

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Yankton, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We enjoyed our tour of Caddo Lake with Captain Ron. Loved hearing history and folklore he shared with us. The water forest is amazing and Captain Ron made sure we didn't miss anything!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have done this tour twice, both times in the "winter." We do not see tons of wildlife, but the information about the Bald Cypress swamp forest and the local history is so interesting and extensive, we were neither bored nor disappointed. The is fun and relaxing; Capt Ron is friendly and engaging. Our family had a great time with... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived for our scheduled tour about an hour early. As it turned out we were the only people on the tour so Captain Ron graciously offered to take us immediately. He is knowledgeable and hilarious. His dry sense of humor may not appeal to everybody but we thought it was delightful. Caddo Lake, is beautiful haunting and mysterious. I... More 

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Sachse, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were the only people on the boat. It was super quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed ourselves and would do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had a good time with Captain Ron! Gotta love his sense of humor...and he has great information about the lake - history and the area. Recommend you try it - though a better time might be in the Spring.

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Bullard, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Captain Ron did a great job--kept it light but informative. He appreciates the beauty of Caddo Lake and helps his passengers appreciate it, too.

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