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Address: 311B Mill Street, Horicon, WI
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great way to see the marsh

The marsh tour is one of those things i always wanted to do but never did. Finally decided to check it out and was pleasantly surprised. The tour started with a short video about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Andy M
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The marsh tour is one of those things i always wanted to do but never did. Finally decided to check it out and was pleasantly surprised. The tour started with a short video about the marsh and then we boarded the pontoon boat and set off for the tour. Our guide was personable and very knowledgeable. The seats were comfortable... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My 10 year old nephew and I did this on the spur of the moment and were not disappointed. We learned a lot and saw a wide variety of water fowl. The highlight was seeing the bald eagle family that were nesting there. The guide told us a lot about the marsh, its formation, and the wide variety of wildlife... More 

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Chicago suburbs
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

The driver had a heck of a time getting the motor going at start of trip. And it conked out midway on the tour. No danger-- the marsh is 2 feet deep. But the clunky motor provided the only excitement. Very little to see on the marsh (more birds in my backyard) and the driver/trip narrator repeats his views mercilessly,... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We drove to the marsh for a day trip on a warm and sunny day. Life-long Wisconsin residents but this was our first time here. It is an impressive natural area. I'm happy that our federal and state government, with local push, had the foresight to protect and then manage this for us. The pontoon boat tour takes about an... More 

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Monroe
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not to much to see. The narrator was political making snide remarks about the Federal part of the marsh .Major odor from livestock farms floated over the tour boat. Expected more.

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Horicon, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

These folks are really serious about loving the land, wildlife and tourists. They tell the story well and conserve the waterways. This business has been passed down from the father and is still family run with love on each trip. Marc's knowledge of the birds and wildlife is well honed and their little shop is a neat shopping experience.

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Glen Ellyn IL USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing and informative trip on this marsh yesterday. Our guide was so knowledgeable! We saw many eagles, cormorants, swallows & a white pelican. Every trip is different as to what birds you will see. We hope to return next Spring to see the migratory birds. The cost of the trip was well worth it!... More 

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Elkmont, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You will learn more about the marsh and its birds and animals from Marc Zuehlsdorf on this tour than you would in any other way. We were fortunate to see a pair of bald eagles and their big baby on our trip. The boats are very quiet and comfortable. A very good value and fun for passengers of any age.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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109 reviews 109 reviews
30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We greatly enjoyed a two hour day tour recently. Our primary reason for going was to get out on the marsh. With Marc at the helm guiding and narrating, it was a wonderful experience. He has vast knowledge of the area and is an incredible birder! Identifying birds, by sight, sound, and flight pattern he pointed out quadruple what we'd... More 

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WI
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A few weeks ago I went on an evening tour (not sunset, just evening) of the Horicon marsh with Horicon Marsh Boat Tours. It was great. The guide, Mark, was extremely knowledgeable and identified birds by their song even. We saw a great variety, including a nesting bald eagle. As previous reviewers noted, the engine is very quiet and we... More 

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