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Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans

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  • Travel deep into the Louisiana swamps with a guide 
  • Safely search for alligators under the guide’s supervision 
  • Stay dry in rainy weather with a covered boat 
Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans
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Explore Louisiana’s beautiful and mysterious bayous on this covered boat tour departing from New Orleans. You’ll visit secluded Mississippi River swamps—keep an eye out for alligators and other wildlife—with a guide who’s familiar with the area and its Cajun culture. Included round-trip transportation from the French Quarter saves you time and money.
What to Expect

Your tour starts with pickup in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Relax on the bus ride out to the bayous, leaving the navigation and driving to someone else.

Once you reach the area, board a covered boat with your guide, and take to the swampy waters. Listen as your guide informs you about the area’s history and ecology, and get the opportunity to spot alligators and other wildlife native to the bayous.

Learn about the local culture, such as the origin of gumbo, and how the area’s residents work hard to guarantee the survival of the wetlands. Snap pictures of the swamps to take home, and gain a better understanding of this beautiful, often-misunderstood area.

Your tour ends with a drive back to the French Quarter.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Swamp tour

Swamp tour was amazing. Best tour by Rob we saw Many alligators and other animals great day. Learned so much thanks to Rob and Cajan tours.

Thank beeker_es
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Swamp and Bayou Tour

We booked this though our travel agent before leaving New Zealand. Captain EJ did a good job on finding a few alligators and turtles and our driver Allton was also a good speaker on some of the history of New Orleans. I think the bonus...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 16 May 2018
enjoyable trip

Booked tickets where the Natchez departs, this is also the bus departure spot. Overall 4 hours , including there and back. Good time on the bayou, really fun boat captain. We saw turtle, birds and many alligators, thankfully no snakes. Great views from boat. We...More

1  Thank stevoCardiff
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile
Worth every penny plus a fat tip

My husband and I had the best time on this tour. We both fed alligators. The guide was funny really made sure we saw the most we could see. It was a beautiful day and I would do this again if in the area.

3  Thank mizzturner74
Reviewed 27 April 2018
I’m not sure if this is the correct tour, but it’s close.

We took a bus from New Orleans about 30 minutes away to the boat dock. Our driver was Darius, and I do recommend that he gets a raise. He was full of information about the sights we passed and things to do and see in...More

Thank Littledog63
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Jeany M
20 June 2018|
Response from dkbuck2016 | Reviewed this property |
Alligators are visible year round on warm days. It is my understanding that it must be 70 degrees or higher before they come out to sun themselves or eat. Please check the projected weather during the time of your trip and... More
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