YOUR BOOKING WILL NOT BE SECURED UNTIL YOU SIGN UP THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, AIRBNB CALENDAR IS OFTEN NOT ACCURATE. TRANSPORT ADD ON AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. Upon booking we will need you to visit our website to input some information and confirm your tour time. Once booked on our site you will receive an email with directions, what to bring with you and more. You will meet our captain 10 minutes before the tour begins in Pearl River, Louisiana, out back of the Honey Island Fish House bar. Once you meet our captain, you will load up and head out for a 2 hour tour through some of the most beautiful swamps in the area. Our boat has a vinyl top to keep you protected from sun and rain, and cushioned seats for optimum comfort. We have a maximum group size of 6 so you will always have a small group and plenty of time to get to know the guide and ask questions. Look for wildlife like alligators, great blue herons, osprey, turtles, nutria and wild boar. The Pearl River is the most biodiverse river system in the state, and is home to hundreds of species including some like the ring mapped turtle and gulf sturgeon that are only found he
Beyond the Bayou Tours offers the only true ecotours in the area. Our local guide will teach you all about the animals, ecosystems and environmental threats in our region. Our boat is small (6 guests), which allows for a more personal and authentic tour. And it enables us to explore deeper into the swamp through bayous and oxbows the other tours can't reach. Our powerful yet quiet 4 stroke motor minimizes noise so we don't scare away the wildlife, and we have padded seats and lots of shade/rain coverage.
2 Hour Swamp Tour
We explore the Pearl River Basin, also commonly known as the Honey Island Swamp. We explore mostly the West Pearl and Old Pearl River, areas home to a lot of beautiful flora and fauna, as well as a few rivershacks, houseboats and local colorful characters. This is the most biodiverse river in the state, and is home to a unique and tight-knit community.