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Captain Ron's Swamp Tours

756 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-2025
+1 903-679-3020
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Perfect tour

We loved our swamp tour! Ron was very charming and full of interesting local information. Perfect... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
charlsaanneelliott
Two thumbs up

Capt Ron was wonderful as was the tour. Highly recommend it for local East Texans as well as out if... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
shellboso1
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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“pontoon boat” (37 reviews)
“caddo lake” (98 reviews)
“cypress trees” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
756 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-2025
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+1 903-679-3020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our swamp tour! Ron was very charming and full of interesting local information. Perfect amount of time out on the bayou, especially since we were out in the afternoon in August. The Cyprus trees were beautiful and it was great being out there...More

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Thank charlsaanneelliott
Reviewed 6 days ago

Capt Ron was wonderful as was the tour. Highly recommend it for local East Texans as well as out if towners.

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Thank shellboso1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Guide was very friendly and answered all questions. Ride was very smooth. Tour guide told us all the history of the river.

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Thank dale827
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 11-year-old daughter and I really enjoyed the tour. It starts on the river, but then goes down a narrow path into the bayou. Once in the bayou, the scenery is really unique and hauntingly beautiful. We didn't see a single other person on the...More

Thank margaretlea
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a three-day stay at Caddo Lake State Park exploring trails and canoeing Saw Mill Pond, we toured Big Cypress Bayou and its environs aboard Captain Ron's pontoon boat for two hours. A trip to this part of Texas is not complete without a trip...More

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Thank dlmahanay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Ron's tour was informative, funny, entertaining, and came with a great and unique view of the water. This was a last minute reservation for my wife and I as we drove out to Caddo for a night of camping on our way to an...More

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Thank Simon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had a pleasant time with Captain Ron in Karnack. He is really very fond of all the nature around the lake, including plants and birds, and has a friendly way to share all his knowledge that is really a pleasure to listen to him....More

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Thank pierosabry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect afternoon for our business group. Ron was funny and an excellent guide in the history and biology of the Caddo Lake area. I truly enjoyed it and will go again.

Thank HopGuy3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our 1st time to the Caddo Lake area, out of the 3 tours available this is the only 1 I would ever recommend. Capt. Ron is great and very knowledgeable about the entire area. And his 1st mate is also great. There is...More

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Thank John8747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip with Capt Ron was very informing of all the beautiful nature..was a very nice day to cruise around..would highly recommend

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Thank Patrick Y
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gfcf132
12 May 2017|
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Response from captnron99 | Property representative |
Boat tours are at 10am, 12 noon, 2 pm and 4 pm,,, Wed. thru Sunday. Big pines Lodge is open at 4pm on thursdays
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gfcf132
12 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel O | Reviewed this property |
Capt. Ron's website will show you times and cost. I also recommend calling him as he is good about accommodating customers if the times or days do not look like they will work. The food at the Big Pines is delicious and... More
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sherri g
13 October 2016|
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Response from Betty C | Reviewed this property |
Only pontoon tours now. Captain Ron told us he had employees to run the Steamboat and pontoon tours and the caused a great deal of damage - so much that he took over the pontoon tours himself and had to let the Steamboat... More
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