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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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Favorite part of my vacation

Took the swamp tour while visiting new Orleans and it was hands down the best part of my trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
apalmer317
via mobile
Swamp tour

We had a fantastic tour with this company. The guide was extremely knowledgeable about the swamp... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
judith b
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  • Excellent88%
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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...more
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Slidell, LA 70461-1486
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"captain john"
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"pearl river"
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"person tour"
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"new orleans"
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"great tour"
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"swamp tour"
in 119 reviews
"smaller boat"
in 19 reviews
"wild boar"
in 37 reviews
"covered boat"
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"small group"
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"fauna and flora"
in 5 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
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"grew up"
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"plant life"
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"swamp area"
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"an awesome experience"
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"highlight of our trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the swamp tour while visiting new Orleans and it was hands down the best part of my trip. Captain John was extremely knowledgeable about the swamp and all the animals and plants. He had some awesome stories. I also never once felt unsafe while...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with this company. The guide was extremely knowledgeable about the swamp and the plants and animals. The boat was covered so it was protected from sun when in the middle of the river. They had restrooms for before and after....Totally...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Swamp tour was very interesting, safe and fun. Highly recommend. We saw several alligators, a couple wild pigs, a couple blue heron and assorted birds and turtles

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun, Captain Desi was knowledgeable, funny and loved his job! I would 100% come again on my next trip!More

Thank Becca C
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Becca, Thanks so much for letting us know that you had a wonderful experience with us at Pearl River Eco Tours! Captain. Desi really knows the swamp and loves like we do! We are thankful to have great captains. Hope to see you when you're...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very informative, we learned so much about alligators. Our guide 'Desi' a retired fish and wildlife agent was very knowledgeable about the environment and particularly about alligators. We learned about the states restoration program that plays a huge part in raising the...More

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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you had such a great swamp tour, and we appreciate you taking the time to let us and everyone know. It truly means a lot because we strive to have the best and most knowledgeable captains and to do the best...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This experience is not to be missed. Our hotel concierge recommend this particular tour because "a tour is only as good as the guides". The tour picked up at the hotel. It was a 30-40 minute drive to the boats and the tour itself lasted...More

1  Thank Nora2327
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nora, We really appreciate that you chose to let us show you the beauty of the Honey Island Swamp, and that you took time to write such wonderfully informative review. We work hard to try and make certain that we have only the best captains...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good time, very relaxing and informative. Tour guide was very informative and seemed to enjoy educating us.

Thank Shorty M
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know that you had a great experience with Pearl River Eco Tours! I totally agree, the most relaxing place in the world is on a boat in the swamps. Thanks again, Pearl River Eco Tours

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked from the W/A hotel in Nola. the pick up was on time and made good time heading over to slidell. refreshments and snacks were available while paying/picking up tickets. The Guide we had for our full boat was called Brian and we was safe,...More

Thank Martyn S
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed your tour with us at Pearl River Eco Tours and sharing with others some of the specifics of what we offer. Please come back to see us soon! Thanks again, Pearl River Eco Tours

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, safe, very educational. In fact, fascinating, due to the expertise and affability of our guide. Easy to drive to yourself or pick up the tour in New Orleans. There was a new surprise around every turn, in every bayou and slough... wildlife and natural...More

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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the glowing review!!! We work hard to ensure that everyone has a truly memorable experience with Pearl River Eco Tours. Our guides are the best anywhere and know a great deal about the flora and fauna of the region. It is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely money well spent. Desi is a great and knowledgeable guide. Saw just about everything you could think of , small gators,large gators,wild hogs, raccoon, etc. Highly recommended this company. Smaller groups, smaller boats, more personal experience. R. Wolken Lawrence, Ks.More

Thank KansasRob
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pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rob, We truly appreciate that you took the time to give us such a great review. It means a lot to the us and the captains to know that we are doing a good job of providing a moment in time for vacationers to truly...More

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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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Chantelle T
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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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