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Horicon Marsh Boat Tours- Day Tours

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Address: 311B Mill Street, Horicon, WI
Phone Number: 1-920-485-4663
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Wonderful, informative tour

We had beautiful weather for our boat tour through the marsh. Our guide was very knowledgeable, he pointed out all of the different birds and other wildlife. Visitors watch a 20... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Cory D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had beautiful weather for our boat tour through the marsh. Our guide was very knowledgeable, he pointed out all of the different birds and other wildlife. Visitors watch a 20 minute video about whooping cranes before the tour. Lots of information in the video! You will not be disappointed in this tour. They also offer birding boat tours, sunset... More 

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Thank Cory D
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I've been on this twice. Each time was different in the amount of wildlife seen. There is an abundant amount of birds including Eagles, Cormorants, Herons, Pelicans, Kingfishers. Mammals include muskrats, beavers, fox & deer. Very knowledgeable captain. You see a short video before the boat ride. Not a real long ride but you get a sense of what the... More 

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Thank sazajo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

For all we are told and have read about how amazing the marsh is, I was quite disappointed to find the tour boat had us back to the dock in exactly 55 minutes from departure. With 10 minutes of traveling on the river, we were allowed only 45 minutes on the marsh. We rode out about 20 minutes and back... More 

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Thank bcbloemer
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I have been on three different boat tours with this company over the last year and a half, and have been pleased with every one. Most recently (last evening), I took the two-hour Birding Adventure tour. As always, our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the Marsh history, as well as its fauna, flora, wildlife, and seasonal patterns. On last-night's tour,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday tour during the bird festival was as close to perfect as it could be. Our guide, Marc, was knowledgeable and well spoken, inviting input from participants and teaching as he went. The boat was comfortable enough -- just a flat platform with a plexigas cover, and plastic chairs with backs, set up in... More 

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Cascade, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Anyone who says they have visited the Horicon Marsh and have only driven around the 32,000 acres freshwater cattail marsh hasn't really seen "The Marsh." To do that you must take one of the Horicon Marsh Boat Tours and enjoy the 1 or 2 hour pontoon rides. We enjoyed the 1-hour Sightseeing Tour on a cool, sunny Saturday in May... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Tour Horicon Marsh with second-generation guides whose family has been part of the rich history of the area.Tours run spring through fall. Relax at Blue Heron Landing before or after your trip. Call ahead to book your boat trip, though -- they only go when they have enough tourists to pay their gas.

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Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Movie they showed was outdated and boring. The people on board were mostly female. If you don't have access to a boat it was basically a half hour boat ride out and half hour boat ride back. Saw a few birds.Guide definitely into "birding". We went out to see the "colors of fall" but it was too early. The leaves... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We went on the sunset cruise. Very informative birding expert drove the boat. Pontoon boat is for approximately 50 people. We had a very nice sunset and probably saw a dozen different types of birds. We will definitely go again and will recommend it to others.

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

An excellent way to see the Marsh up close and personal. Our guide was very knowledgable and informative. We were able to see lots of wildlife on the tour

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