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Caddo Outback Backwater Tours

1869 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-1893
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Excellent Time on Caddo Lake

My husband and I took this tour on our anniversary. The lake is so beautiful and eerie. Totally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PartimeTravel
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Brenham, Texas
Great Tour!

Had a great time on this tour. We only did a 90-minute tour but got to see a good amount of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
darewhee
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Austin, Texas
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Personal Tours of beautiful Caddo Lake. Swamp Tour in a Go Devil swamp boat in the largest continuous stand of Bald Cypress in the world. Scenic Tours, Birding Tours, Photo Tours. NOTE: GOOGLE MAPS HAS THE LOCATION ABOUT A MILE SHORT OF THE ACTUAL LOCATION KEEP GOING UNTIL YOU SEE MY SIGNS 'CADDO OUTBACK TOURS'
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1869 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-1893
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took this tour on our anniversary. The lake is so beautiful and eerie. Totally unlike any lake I have ever been on. And what can I say about John? He is so knowledgable about the lake and surrounding area and so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on this tour. We only did a 90-minute tour but got to see a good amount of the lake and learn about its history, as well as facts about wildlife and trees. Definitely recommend!

Thank darewhee
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

John is the perfect person to visit lake Caddo with. My husband and I felt like John's friends moments after meeting him. He has an intuitive sense of how to tailor your personal visit---knowing just where you would want to go and how long to...More

Thank Susan t
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great private tour of beautiful Caddo Lake! John is a very personable and knowledgeable tour guide and with his swamp boat, we were able to go through shallow water to some normally inaccessible areas of Caddo Lake! If you want a unique experience, I highly...More

Thank ConnieB2341
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I have always wanted to do this and glad John was our boat guide. So one on one and just my husband and I on the boat with John. We learned a lot. The seats were so comfortable and the places his little boat went...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

How is this not the #1 thing to do with having all 5 star reviews. I am so happy with my decision to book this tour vs. any others. John offers up something that I believe cant be meet by any other. His knowledge of...More

Thank Kevin O
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We took the one hour tour with John in the morning on a cool day. Very interesting setting and quickly into the tour you are surrounded by cypress trees. The light from the morning sun added to the surreality of the setting. We got to...More

Thank The-BARs
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with John Winn. The lake was all to ourselves. Just some locals fishing and enjoying the lake. The area is beautiful and super relax. Certainly a must do and must der when your in the area. John is a very...More

Thank Tamara H
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

John Winn is more than a guide he is a great host. We spent two hours with John and felt like we were visiting an old friend. His knowledge of Caddo Lake and the surrounding area is extensive. This was our first visit to the...More

Thank DougTX1
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

I want to start by saying I came back to Caddo because it brought me all my best memories as a little girl. My grandparents lived on Caddo for many, many years and I spent a lot of time around and on the lake but...More

1  Thank Dawn L
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mefrost57
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Response from The-BARs | Reviewed this property |
No. When we did this, it was a small motor boat.
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TheToothfarey
29 May 2017|
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Response from tripper118223 | Reviewed this property |
1-903-789-3384. If John doesn't answer you have to keep calling.
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