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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Address: Exit I-10 at Hwy 433 East, Slidell, LA
Phone Number: 985-649-4200
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I'd never scratch an alligator on the nose, but these guys had no problem with it. We saw about 8 alligators and our guide was excellent. Fed them marshmallows. I had no idea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Santa Clarita, California
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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'd never scratch an alligator on the nose, but these guys had no problem with it. We saw about 8 alligators and our guide was excellent. Fed them marshmallows. I had no idea that alligators liked marshmallows, but apparently they do. Wish we could have seen more birds, but that wasn't i the cards that day.

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Ferndale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I visited New Orleans for our honeymoon, and decided that we needed to get out of the city one day. Our concierge recommended Pearl River Eco Tours for our interest in a swamp tour, and we are delighted to have taken her up on the offer. This tour was our favorite part of the trip. First of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Just finished a lovely tour with this outfit. Took the small (6 person) boat to be able to get deeper into the swamp. Plenty of gators and birds. Tour guide was a fellow who grew up here so was very knowledgeable and friendly. Coming from drought plagued California, so much green almost hurt my eyes. A great injection of nature... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We made our reservation with Pearl River Eco Tours last minute. They had similar prices to another corporation, but thank GOODNESS we went with this tour. Our tour guide, Trey, was knowledgable, personable, and professional. He gave us information about the environment, but also had the knowledge of the region that no one but a local can. There were many... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My family and I took the 6 person tour and loved it. Wade grew up on the river and fishes it still so he really knows it. In this boat you're very close to the water and gators. If you have small children ask about the appropriateness of this tour vs the regular covered boat. The boat sometimes goes fast... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I took a 2 hour tour with Captain Tray. He was very informative about the environment and the different animals we saw. We were able to get close and he feed some wild pigs with their babies, also saw a raccoon and numerous alligators. Overall it was an outstanding experience and would recommend it to all my friends.

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We took a 20 person boat two hour tour was was brilliant. The company arranged for a New Orleans hotel pick up for us. We saw alligators, bull frogs, snakes, and turtles. Safety was of paramount and our guide was both informative and good humoured which made for a great experience.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I didn't realize alligators were willing to go vertical to get marshmallows. Very good tour, knowledgeable guide, a ton of information about the nature of the swamp, close sittings of raptiles

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We did a morning tour on the 6 passenger boat. Although it cost quite a bit more than the standard tour, it was well worth it. We went through 5 different water habitats, as well as passed by a Cajun fishing village on the water. We saw incredible flora and fauna, and the guide was extremely knowledgeable. A great day... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I was such a skeptic having heard that these bayou tours are boring and people fall asleep but this exceeded my expectations. Both my husband and I loved it. We got some great pics and our guide was amazing. Not to be missed. It made for a great afternoon.

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Address: Address: Exit I-10 at Hwy 433 East, Slidell, LA
Phone Number: 985-649-4200
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Slidell

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