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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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Amazing beauty and fun tour!

Captain Ron and his co-captain, Panda, did a fabulous job giving us a wonderful tour of Caddo Lake... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Karlie V
,
Jefferson, Georgia
Awesome Tour

Captain Ron was full of interesting info about the Lake. I highly recommend this tour. The Lake is... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Aspinden99
,
Round Rock, Texas
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pontoon boat” (40 reviews)
“caddo lake” (107 reviews)
“cypress trees” (23 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 3 days ago

Captain Ron and his co-captain, Panda, did a fabulous job giving us a wonderful tour of Caddo Lake. The lake is so beautiful and Captain Ron's knowledge was very impressive. He had a great sense of humor that added to the tour. We made this...More

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Thank Karlie V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Ron was full of interesting info about the Lake. I highly recommend this tour. The Lake is indescribably beautiful. Definitely worth seeing. A little Texas gem for sure.

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Thank Aspinden99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our boat tour with Ron was great. He has a vast interest and knowledge of this area. I learned so much about the bayou, the wildlife, and the plants of Caddo Lake. Most important, he gave us a relaxing, enjoyable look at a beautiful region.

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Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent boat tour that took us to the very heart of the swamp with the most mesmerizing views of the cypress trees. The captain's narration was informative, and communication with the riders lively.

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Thank alexM9725UY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Tour! Captain Ron very well versed on Caddo Lake and Caddo Lake history. Answered all questions with wit and humor. Wished the trip would have been a little longer..

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Thank Ted M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capt Ron was very educated about Caddo Lake and the surrounding areas. He was interesting and funny. He seems to love what he is doing and where he lives and wants to share that love and knowledge with others. He was great with the kids...More

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was perfect for Swamp tour. Ron was very informative and engaging. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and points of interests throughout the tour. Would recommend it to others. It's a one-of-a-kind place, it must be seen to be...More

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Thank Texarkana12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Captain was very knowledgeable about the history and biology of Caddo Lake and the bayous around the lake. The boat was spacious and comfortable. We plan to go again.

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Thank marknlaura1
captnron99, Owner at Captain Ron's Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much, hope to see you again. Capt. Ron Gibbs

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time. Enjoyed Captain Ron's commentary. Saw some incredible scenery. We will definitely be back!

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captnron99, Owner at Captain Ron's Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We meet the nicest people from all over the world. We are very fortunate to have such a great way to make a living. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took Capt. Ron’s tour yesterday and it was great! The Captain is a class act with tons of knowledge along with a keen sense of humor. Panda is an added plus! Our 2 grandsons ages 21 and 19 enjoyed the tour, too!

Thank kitty g
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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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