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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Slidell, LA
+1 985-649-4200
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Group Tour Cancelled due to Hurricane

Neil and his crew are awesome, professional and due to hurricane Nate, very accomodating. Although... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KevinGurl
via mobile
Fantastic adventure and service

We took the small boat tour with pick up and drop off at our hotel and ended up having the boat to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
4myxtc
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neil and his crew are awesome, professional and due to hurricane Nate, very accomodating. Although the tour could have happened, they erred on the side of caution and refunded our pre paid trip. They kept us well informed and were a pleasure to deal with....More

Thank KevinGurl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the small boat tour with pick up and drop off at our hotel and ended up having the boat to ourselves with Captain Van as our guide. How lucky were we. The scenery of the swamp itself with its wide variety of bird...More

1  Thank 4myxtc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking some Wisconsin Yankees into the Mississippi backwaters is a job in itself, but Capt.Lou did a fabulous job. I never realized how important the whole eco system was or how it eorks. Capt.lou was very knowledgible and very patient with us. All EIGHT of...More

Thank 1937ford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It cost us $46 for two seniors. The tour was an hour and half. Our guide/captain Van was both professional and knowledgeable. We are frugal travelers and this was at the top end of our budget but it really was well worth it. We had...More

1  Thank Bkrause2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Lou Domino was excellent! He's very passionate & knowledgeable about the ecology & animals you encounter on this tour. If you are in the area I highly recommend you check this place out. You will not be disappointed. The swamp/bayou/canal/slough & its wildlife are...More

Thank MMReese
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! Captain Lou and Brutus make for one amazing day! I so hate that you didn't get the shot you wanted. Darn those Michigan folks! lol! I tried to add a few pics of Brutus on my response for...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't even go to Pearl Rivers Eco Tours. I went to Cajun Encounters but something happened to one of their drivers and Captain John came to help out another company! So I had to leave a review on there page. The tour was amazing...More

Thank Darren N
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Darren, I so hate it has taken me this long to sit down and reply to your review because we all just loved it here at Pearl River Eco Tours. I even put it on our FB page because it was just too great not...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went out for a great afternoon boat ride on a covered flat bottomed boat with a great guide named Brian. He was able to show us Alligators including a large 11 footer named Elvis along with Feral Hogs, Birds and local plants. Brian gew...More

Thank wrigleyrick
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Captain Brian has been taking people out in the swamp since he was just a kid, and he really knows and loves the swamp like all our folks here at Pearl River Eco Tours. We are glad you had such a good time and really...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was a little hesitant about taking the swamp tour but I an glad that I did it! Our Captain was knowledgeable about the many species and swamp lands. We saw several alligators, wild pigs, snakes, spiders (the size of a baseball!), raccoons, gray herons...More

Thank 1californiagirl
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

California girl, It always makes me smile when people are honest and let us know they are bit apprehensive about taking a tour becasue those are always the people that seem to love it the best when they get back from tour! There is just...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had to check out the swamp tour since I was in new Orleans. My driver who picked me up from the hotel Beverly was very friendly. The tour was very informative thanks to John the boat guide he's interactive with the animals and knowledgeable. I'm...More

Thank Tamika W
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tamika, I am so glad that you had a great time! Once you get out there, you realize that this world is so beautiful and so much more than a picture or a video can show. Even if you aren't an outdoors type, it is...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I picked Pearl River Ecotours out of the many tour operators that do swamp tours because it seemed to be the most "eco-friendly" based on other reviews and information that I had read. I was so happy I did. Even though the boat could fit...More

1  Thank hurley_forever
pearlrivereco, Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That was one of the nicest reviews! I get the good job of saying thanks to people who have enjoyed their time with us, and I really do thank you for taking time out of your day to share with us and everyone what the...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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