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Pearl River Eco Tours

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Pearl River Eco Tours
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“pearl river”(34 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Slidell, LA 70461-1486
+1 985-649-4200
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 3, 2011

As a local; I've taken several swamp tours and Pearl River Eco Tours is the absolute best tour!! I thought I knew a great deal about our wildlife and wetlands and after taking this tour I realize I didn't actually know hardly anything!! Wow, as...More

5  Thank FluertyNOLAgirl
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 31, 2011

In 2008, my family took a swamp tour with Pearl River Eco Tours Swamp Tour. It was a great experience. The "swamps" are beautiful and full of wildlife that is easily seen from the tour boat. Our guide repeatedly told us that it is a...More

9  Thank LuckyVP
swamptour, Guide at Pearl River Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2011

All 3 tour companies that tour the Honey Island Swamp offer their guests the opportunity to see alligators up close,by offering these creatures small bits of hotdog or marshmallows to draw them closer to the boat. This helps us educate our guests on their physical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides are local and are clearly knowledgeable about their area. But I'm a bit uneasy about feeding the marshmallows! Yes, the gators were in hiding as we were told they were getting ready to go into hibernation, so the only way to see them...More

Thank YvonneG1125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took one of the small six people boat tours (although there were only three of us), with a friendly and knowledgeable guide called Trey (not sure of the spelling). He was local, and had a real sympathy for the environment. We got to see...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding tour very informative of all aspects of the swamp and bayou.The tour was so educational the guide was very knowledgeable about the animals plants and swamp land.The guide was great while bringing up stories of him being raised in the swamp.When touring the swamp...More

Thank msecheyco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a excellent tour of the swamp , great management and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly I would highly recommend this swamp tour !!!

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful tour and very educational. The captain was very entertaining and knew his material. The scenery is absolutely beautiful!

Thank 810kristiej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was great. Amazing scenery. Very nice and knowledgeable captain. Definitely would do it again.

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this swamp tour. We were lucky and managed to see alligators, raccoons, wild boar as well as birds. Our tour guide was really informative and knew the swamp so well! Would 100% recommend to anyone, well worth the price.

Thank hannahs1396
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we were picked up at our hotel, until we were dropped back off at our hotel - this was a very good tour. On the way to and from the swamp our driver pointed out different things including places with hurricane damage...she...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time exploring the bayou on their 6 person tour this fall. Our guide was a true local, as he grew up on the bayou himself and had a wealth of knowledge about the animals and plants. He was also hilarious on...More

Thank SamanthaC2535
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Great tour and a fun guide! Surprised that we saw as many things as we did. We had a blast, thanks Desi!

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Response from JGBL49 | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from R M | Reviewed this property |
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.