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Captain Ron's Swamp Tours

756 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-2025
+1 903-679-3020
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The best part of our whole trip.

Captain Ron's Swamp Tour was by far the best part of our whole trip to the area. The swamp was... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
haleycaulfield
Great Time

Very much enjoyed the tour, as did my kids. Very beautiful in the water forest and captain Ron's... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
756 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661-2025
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Ron's Swamp Tour was by far the best part of our whole trip to the area. The swamp was breathtakingly beautiful, I was completely blown away. Captain Ron is a great tour guide, he has a great sense of humor and is very friendly...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very much enjoyed the tour, as did my kids. Very beautiful in the water forest and captain Ron's jokes kept me chuckling the whole time. I'd recommend this to anyone. Definitely worth the money! Pete Ranshaw

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our adventure on Captain Ron's swamp boat. It was peaceful and interesting as well as just plain fun. I'd highly recommend it to everyone. My son and his family rode the week before us and highly enjoyed it too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgable. Beautiful and peaceful place. Hope to take the tour again in the Spring.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Ron was an excellent tour guide. My husband and I really enjoyed the knowledge he shared with us during the boat ride. It was a typically hot Texas day and Ron made sure everyone had shade by handing out umbrellas and also had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Sunday afternoon tour and wish it could have been an entire day - the scenery was so beautiful and our Captain was very informative and included everyone in the discussions. The only problem we had was we wanted to stay all day...More

Thank Burma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Ron was very pleasant and knowledgeable and made the tour a lot of fun. We would recommend this tour to our friends.

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Thank 32melving
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our boat tour very much, don't know why we have never done this before. We will make sure to tell more people about Captain Ron's tour. We learned so many interesting things from our guide and look forward to bringing more guests to...More

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captnron99, Owner at Captain Ron's Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I sorry you are disappointed in the return route, but there is no way around that. "C" channel is 16.5 miles long and it is at least 5 miles before we could leave it and come back another way and it is blocked by the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed the experience, having never been before. My wife and I have taken the tour three times now, and each time is a different experience. We will do it again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we booked this tour! Before leaving Canada for our road trip, we watched several videos of Captain Ron's Swamp Tour...we booked a tour. When we arrived, it was neat to see Captain Ron in person...felt like we'd already met him. So friendly, so...More

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gfcf132
May 11, 2017|
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Response from captnron99 | Property representative |
Boat tours are at 10am, 12 noon, 2 pm and 4 pm,,, Wed. thru Sunday. Big pines Lodge is open at 4pm on thursdays
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gfcf132
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Rachel O | Reviewed this property |
Capt. Ron's website will show you times and cost. I also recommend calling him as he is good about accommodating customers if the times or days do not look like they will work. The food at the Big Pines is delicious and... More
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sherri g
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Betty C | Reviewed this property |
Only pontoon tours now. Captain Ron told us he had employees to run the Steamboat and pontoon tours and the caused a great deal of damage - so much that he took over the pontoon tours himself and had to let the Steamboat... More
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