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Upon booking you will receive an email with directions and what to bring on your tour. The boat tour is located 45 minutes East of New Orleans in Pearl River, LA. Transportation is not provided to the boat launch. Meet our tour captain at the East Pearl River Boat Launch 10 mins before your arranged departure time. Board our flatboat and enjoy a 2 hour tour of the lower Pearl River, including the Honey Island Swamp.

Adults and children are the same price, since spots are limited to 6 on each tour. Children under 16 must wear a life jacket, we have 3 kids lifejackets available, if you are bringing an infant or toddler please bring an appropriately sized life jacket.
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Beyond the Bayou
Overview
Meet your local guide in Pearl River, LA where he will take you on a two hour tour through a variety of ecosystems. Our small flatboat has been customized with comfortable seating, and can navigate into areas the other tour boats can't reach. Our small groups (up to 6) guarantee that you can ask your guide all the questions you want and have a more personalized tour. Avoid the crowds and the companies that feed the wildlife. Get an authentic and educational experience, and see alligators, exotic birds, turtles, snakes and more...
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
excellent tour

I enjoyed the boat tour and would recommend check it out. The scenery is beautifully and variety of wildlife impressive. The guide was excellent.

1  Thank Betty R
jakekelston, Manager at Beyond the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, glad to hear you enjoyed coming out on our Beyond the Bayou Swamp Tour. We really appreciate your business, and this review and we hope to see you again in Louisiana!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
book this tour!

I definitely recommend booking this tour. The small group size made it really easy to interact with the guide, Andrew. Being a life-long resident of Louisiana, he is really knowledgeable about the terrain & wildlife - and he's very personable!

Thank deneen m
jakekelston, Manager at Beyond the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so appreciative of this review! Thanks for joining us on our Beyond the Bayou Swamp Tour in Pearl River, and for taking the time to write this for us. Safe travels and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bayou Born

Andrew, our guide, is locally born and raised with a great range of knowledge about the bayou environment. Full of information and committed to creating an eco adventure that is meant to expose you to this wonderous place with the least impact as possible. Great...More

Thank kaconrad3
jakekelston, Manager at Beyond the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed our Beyond the Bayou Swamp Tour! We take pride in teaching about and protecting the environment and are glad you appreciate that. Thanks for this kind review and we hope to see you again if you come back to Louisiana!

Reviewed July 11, 2018
paddling with the locals

We loved our kayak tour around Honey Island and the Pearl River. Having a local guide was really the best! My husband was very worried about the safety of the kayaks and Jake assured us first hand about their safety. In addition, the guide was...More

Thank catkinson54
jakekelston, Manager at Beyond the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you were able to join us on our Paddle & Plantation Tour! I am glad you got to appreciate the swamp, kayak is such a great way to see it! Happy to hear you had a good time and enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018
We found a Ringed Map turtle!!

This was an awesome tour! No feeding the animals, just observing them. We saw turtles, snakes, alligators, and herons. Andrew was very knowledgeable and took time to point out different wildlife and let us get a good look at everything. I'm looking forward to coming...More

Thank Tattersb
jakekelston, Manager at Beyond the Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Glad you saw some cool wildlife, and I can't believe you saw a Ringed Map Turtle! Amazing, would love to see that. Thanks so much for coming on our tour, I am really glad to hear you enjoyed your time in the swamp with Andrew....More

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