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McCoy's River and Marsh Tours

7001 Frank Griffin Rd, Moss Point, MS 39563-2705
+1 228-219-4583
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Get outside and head upriver!

This tour is a great mix of history, nature, and local flavor. Benny is very knowledgeable of... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Bill P
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USA
Excellent river and swamp tour

Benny McCoy provided an outstanding tour of the rivers, marshes, and swamps of the area near Moss... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Jane K
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Come and enjoy a trip along the Pascagoula River. Let Capt. Benny and Capt. Lynn McCoy take you on a tour of one of the most pristine river, swamp and marsh systems in America. We offer nature tours of this unique river and marsh system, so that our guests can experience the harder-to-reach, small bayous and sloughs of the swamp and marsh. This natural treasure, with its moss-draped trees and abundant wildlife will be an unforgettable part of your trip to the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast. At McCoy's River & Marsh Tours - We not only show you one of the most pristine rivers in the United States, we'll also do our best to make sure you have a good time. So come sit a spell, relax and visit with us. McCoy's River & Marsh Tours - we are the original boat-tour on the Pascagoula River. Capt. Lynn and Capt. Benny are both "Master Naturalist" and enjoy showing visitors the plants and wildlife that make up this beautiful river. We typically offer tours Tuesday - Saturday at 10:00 a.m. However, special accommodations may be made upon request.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7001 Frank Griffin Rd, Moss Point, MS 39563-2705
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+1 228-219-4583
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This tour is a great mix of history, nature, and local flavor. Benny is very knowledgeable of plants and animals life on the river and in the bayous. I was out to learn more about the river and watershed and this was the perfect choice....More

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Benny McCoy provided an outstanding tour of the rivers, marshes, and swamps of the area near Moss Point. Having grown up on these waters, he has great knowledge of the flora and fauna of the area. He identified plants and told of their uses by...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

This was a great trip took mom for first time she loved it. Captain McCoy is great and friendly he knows a lot

Thank Dianna W
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

The boat tour of the marsh was very nice. Learned a lot about the area concerning the Indians and past logging history. Mr McCoy was informative and entertaining. We didn't see any alligators but it was a little early in the spring. It was worth...More

Thank john b
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great way to spend a couple of hours. We learned a lot about the river, the history of the area, the local flora and fauna, and about local food and customs. Benny McCoy is full of stories of growing up in the area. Late December...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very fun and informative tour! We learned lots of new info about the plants and wildlife in Mississippi!

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Mr. McCoy! The trip was very relaxing and informative. We enjoyed hearing all of the history of the river. We saw beautiful birds, turtles and an alligator. We would definitely recommend McCoys!

Thank KatieBug111
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Our family of four made a reservation three days in advance and drove almost two hours to get to the Pascagoula River Audubon Center. We arrived 30 minutes early, just as requested, but because another group who had only reserved spaces for 15 people actually...More

4  Thank Deanna B
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Captain Mc Coy grew up on the Pascagula and knows it like the back of his hand. His intimate knowledge of the bayous and river was outstanding. He knew the flora and fauna like good old friends, we got some of the best nature photos...More

Thank Stevencoles
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

We saw Alligators, a Raccoon, and many kinds of birds. Such a wonderful ride up the Pascagoula River. Everybody enjoyed the beautiful view and History. A must if you have not taken.

Thank Rita J
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beckiewalker2017
29 March 2017|
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Response from PRAC_Staff | Property representative |
Hi beckiewalker2017, Our boat can fit up to 20 people. Please let us know if you have any more questions, and we'll hope to see you here soon!
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