Public Tours

Public Ticketed Cruises

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Sail aboard the "Ivory Bill" to learn about the unique ecosystems along the Neches River with their dense bottomland forests of hardwoods and pine trees. The area is home to more than 200 tree species, 47 mammals, 300 birds and many reptiles and amphibians.

Ticket Prices

Age Group Price
Adult (13 to 64 years) $20.00
Seniors (65+ years) $15.00
Children (4 to 12 years) $10.00
Children (3 and under) Free


Check our 2019 Schedule for available dates and times.

No tours on Saturday, Sept 7th or Saturday Oct 12th.


Registration and payment in advance is now required.

All tours now depart at historic Colliers Ferry Landing, 5390 Pine St, Beaumont.


While on the river the temperature will be about 10 degrees cooler, a jacket may be needed.

For Charter Information, click here or call (409) 651-5326.

Proceeds benefit the Big Thicket Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

People enjoying a public tour