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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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So many animal sightings!

We took our 5 children, ages 3-14 and they loved it! we saw probably a dozen alligators and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
April M
Swamp tour

Took a friend visiting from out of town today on this swamp tour and w thoroughly enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Borntotravel77
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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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 business. We do only swamp tours because it's what we are passionate about, and we feel we offer more than just another swamp tour, we take people along to show them our world, so come see us and join us for a chance to experience a swamp tour like no other... Into the Honey Island Swamp, one of the least altered river swamps in the country with a Professional Native Ecological Tour Guide. Among majestic cypress trees and winding bayous lies South Louisiana's crowned jewel.. Journey with us as we guide you through this untouched wilderness of pristine beauty and unrivaled charm. At Pearl River Eco Tours, WE WORK IN THE SWAMP, WE LIVE IN THE SWAMP, WE PLAY IN THE SWAMP…WE ARE THE SWAMP!
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our 5 children, ages 3-14 and they loved it! we saw probably a dozen alligators and raccoons, a wild boar, turtles and birds. Captain Stephan was amazing, informative and humorous. it was worth the time and money.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took a friend visiting from out of town today on this swamp tour and w thoroughly enjoyed it ! Gorgeous setting and so many alligators , wild boars and raccoon . The owner has their own canal which empties into the bayou and pearl river...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been on several swawp tours in the past, pearl river eco tours hands down is the best we seen. It was entertaining from start to finish, wild life every step of the way. We learned so much, and there wasn't a question captain...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain John was amazing! He really made the trip perfect. He had extensive knowledge of the river and bayou. Not to mention a great since of humor. There was a lot of boat traffic and he navigated through it like a champ (unlike some other...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Pearl River Eco-Tours on 5/25/18 and had a great time. From the time we were picked up at our hotel in New Orleans by Beverly in a very nice shuttle bus, throughout the tour, and our safe return by Beverly, everything was great....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family owned and run business is by far the best in the area! Been to others who did not stack up to these guys! Easy to get to, safe comfortable boats (even for children), with covered canopy, and very friendly and knowledgeable staff. They...More

1  Thank Brian Q
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I went on this tour. Our guide was Capt John. He was extremely knowledgeable, had great stories and took us off the beaten path (we took the smaller 6 person boat. I highly recommend the smaller tour!) It was great to...More

Thank paulamail
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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

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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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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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