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Pearl River Eco Tours

525 reviews
About Pearl River Eco Tours
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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Slidell, LA
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this tour. It was even better than expected. Our guide Stefan was super knowledgeable about all the flora and fauna that we saw on the trip. He was great with kids, had loads of "Dad jokes" about the swamp for the kids. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank praha83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best parts of our trip to New Orleans. Our guide Trey was so knowledgeable and knew all of the great spots to get us close to the wildlife. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Go188432
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just want to give a shout-out to this company’s tour guide—Stephen! My two friends and I booked a swamp tour with Pearl River Eco-Tours. For two hours our charming Cajun tour guide, Stephan, regaled us with stories, facts, and an experience we will NEVER...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cruiser778223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our concierge recommended the Pearl River Eco Tour and we had a fantastic time. We opted for the small boat tour and because of the season, we were the only 2 on the boat with our captain. Captain John is truly a great guide. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour recommendation from TC at the Hampton inn convention center was spot on. Captain John was a pleasure to have as our Guide. Captain John is a native of the area and has the perfect local knowledge that makes a great tour. The ride out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bill M
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Lots to see year round, and Pearl River's Capt. John was knowledgeable, professional and shared a wealth of information flora, fauna and history only a true swamp native with an ecologist's background could. Highly recommend this intimate look into a fascinating wildlife area over the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevsails
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We decided on Pearl River Eco Tours when our hotel concierge recommended it to us. We took a small six person boat and ended up as the only four people on the boat, likely due to the rain predicted. The tour company provided heavy duty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christie S
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Linda and I had booked the tour the night before, we showed up early because of the weather, we got the pleasure of having Captain John, who was very knowledgeable of the swamps, and downtown New Orleans. We got to see several alligators, pigs and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 117genee
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We went on our trip last week with Captain John. He was excellent having grown up in the swamps and was extremely knowledgable of the whole area. Took about 2 hours and worth every cent of the charge !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Balgover
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Captain Wade took our party of 9 on a cruise on a chilly December day. We did see some animals – raccoons, alligators, wild boar and a variety of birds. He was a great tour guide with a sense of humor, who, a couple of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Our friends use a veterinarian in Bay Saint Louis area for boarding there 2 dogs. They are very satisfied with them.
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They do accept credit cards for payment.
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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.