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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pick-up from New Orleans

Highlights
  • Explore a typical Louisiana swamp on a boat tour from New Orleans
  • A wetlands ecologist guide shares info on the protected nature reserve
  • Great chance to see wildlife like alligators, turtles, and river otters
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pick-up from New Orleans
From US$49.00
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12:30pm Tour w/ NOLA pickup
Venture into the interior of one of the wildest swamps in America with a professional wetland ecologist on a personalized narrated nature tour. Pick up from Downtown or French Quarter hotel included.
From US$49.00
7:45am Tour w/ NOLA pickup
Venture into the interior of one of the wildest swamps in America with a professional wetland ecologist on a personalized narrated nature tour. Pick up from Downtown or French Quarter hotel included.
From US$49.00
12pm Tour w/ NOLA pickup
Venture into the interior of one of the wildest swamps in America with a professional wetland ecologist on a personalized narrated nature tour. Pick up from Downtown or French Quarter hotel included.
From US$49.00
Overview
Spot gators, egrets, turtles, and other Louisiana wildlife on a boat tour of the Honey Island Swamp. Cruise through a mossy cypress forest while a professional wetland ecologist shares insight into this protected nature reserve and local Cajun fishing life. You don't need to rent to rent a car to explore the bayou, as pickup from your New Orleans hotel is included.
What to Expect
After convenient pickup at your downtown or French Quarter hotel, leave the bustle of New Orleans behind and travel to the launch point on the West Pearl River, near the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Board a covered swamp boat that provides protection from the hot Louisiana sun or from rain on stormy days, and make your way into the protected waters of the Honey Island Swamp.

Glide beneath hanging moss and Cypress trees as a wetlands ecologist guide shares info about this unique ecosystem plus local legends of pirates, Bigfoot, and prehistoric creatures. Look out for swamp critters like otters, egrets, nutria, turtles, and alligators during the 2-hour cruise. You’ll also learn about Louisiana's important fishing industry and pass through a typical Cajun fishing village.
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Knowledgeable guide. He was great at spotting the wildlife and explaining details.

Pickup at hotel was great. Area was breathtaking. I only wish we could have gone deeper into the bayou. Great tour

Thank pjohns2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun, good size boats, more river than swamp

I purposely selected a smaller company for our swamp visit and was happy with the results. This is not a fancy outfit - they take reservations by phone and write your info down on a piece of paper. They do not email you a confirmation,...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile
Informative and Fun Tour

I am so glad that I did the tour. Both the ride from my hotel to the boat and the boat ride were extremely informative. The staff are so welcoming. The boat was comfortable and it was so great to see wildlife in their home.

Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile
Book it now!

A Dr Wagner Honey Island Swamp tour is a no-brainer! The company picked us up at our hotel. The driver was so friendly and shared important detail related to damage created by Hurricane Katrina. Once we arrived to the boat launch, we were quickly ushered...More

Thank Drew_Cambridge
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile
Great experience! 👍🏽👍🏽

Driver John Gray picked us up from our Hotel’s front door and gave us a great deal of information about Katrina and Louisiana. Our air boat had a great view and we were able to spot several gators, hogs, birds, raccoons, and snakes. Wildlife at...More

Thank DIANA A
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Jenna C
3 May 2018|
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Response from Lee Anne W | Reviewed this property |
I was going to do the same thing but in all honesty the tours book quickly. They run rain or shine and the boats are covered (not that I would want to tour in the rain...lol). My suggestion would be to check the Weather... More
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Kerry B
19 April 2018|
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Response from Stacey G | Reviewed this property |
The boat I was on in April held about 14 folks. It was very comfortable seating and everyone had a great view. I liked the boat as it had a canopy top that would protect you from rain and direct sun.
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