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Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway, Marrero, LA 70072
+1 504-587-1719
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Best thing to do in New Orleans!!!!!

About a 30 minute car ride from New Orleans is one of the best tours and activity you can do while... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Presto67
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New York City, New York
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Jamie is a great boat capt and guide!

Online booking with Tripshock was fast and easy and I saved 10%! My confirmation was texted to me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SarahJean850
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway, Marrero, LA 70072
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

About a 30 minute car ride from New Orleans is one of the best tours and activity you can do while down in Louisiana. For almost 2 hours you get on an air boat and drive thru the swamps of Louisiana. The captain make pit...More

Thank Presto67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Online booking with Tripshock was fast and easy and I saved 10%! My confirmation was texted to me. I called and confirmed my tour time with Jean Lafitte and got some directions. The place is very easy to find. It's about a 30 minute drive...More

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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We thank you for your informative review and your kind words about our Captain Jamie. Our goal is to provide you with a great ride and information about the gators of Lafitte. Aren't they beauties? We encourage photography because we realize how rare and important...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is about 30 to 45 minutes away from New Orleans. I have been on several swamp tours but this was one of the better ones. We saw many different alligators and even seen a 12-foot alligator. The tour guide was very informative and...More

Thank Bryant S
bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. All our tour guides are very knowledgeable and fun and they try to make their passenger's experience an unforgettable one. I'm glad you got to see so many different alligators on your airboat tour; that is what we strive for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour in Louisiana just outside of New Orleans. Our guide, Captain Chip was awesome, funny, knowledgeable about the area and the bayou, and he was from the area. It was a two hour tour and we saw awesome views...More

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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'll make sure to share this amazing review with the Captain! We strive for excellence service to and from the dock, so I am glad to hear you guys had a good time. Thank you for your comment.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful day, interesting environment education, friendly and knowledgeable captain Kelly. Lots of gators, shorebirds. Definitely recommend all ages.More

Thank cathleen c
bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the compliment given to Captain Kelly. We strive to give our customers great information about the bayou while remaining friendly and enthusiastic. We love customers like you who soak up the bayou's facts and scenery on our boats. We will be forwarding...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing,fantastic, thrilling ride of a lifetime! I had such a great time and Captain Kelly was great!! He was knowledgeable, funny and a class A southern gentleman with a kick of Cajun. I wanted to sign up for another tour before we...More

Thank Ann S
bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Southern gentleman are easy to come by in New Orleans, but a southern gentlemen with a kick of Cajun is one in a million. We're glad Captain Kelly was able to give you a great tour while using his humor and intellect. We will certainly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best time on Captain Rick's boat! We chose the smaller air boat tour for a more "intimate" experience and we're glad that we did! Captain Rick was incredibly knowledgeable and told us all about the animals as well as the eco-system. His...More

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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so flattered to have been one of your best experiences on your NOLA Trip. Our smaller air boat tours are built to feel more intimate, so we're glad that was your experience. All the Lafitte alligators love our boats and captains and we adore...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before going to NOLA I felt that looking on their chamber website was a little disappointing. I didn't think we would find a lot to do. They need to improve their website!!! NOLA is amazing and this tour was spectacular. You are up close and...More

Thank KathyKwas
bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment about the chamber website. New Orleans offers a number of great websites for tourists, including one that Hospitality Enterprises Inc. New Orleans offers. It gives you options for New Orleans hotels, tours, destination management services, charter buses, and a concierge...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Chip made this tour GREAT! Many of the things in the swamp were explained by the Captain. Quick wit made this a MUST DO! Captain Chip took us to an area that once the Fan Boat was stopped, brought out 7 gators. Size ranged...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour! This is a must! Chip is very knowledgeable of the swamp and we saw several all alligators!

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Olivier3512
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Response from rward307 | Reviewed this property |
20 bucks for an adult
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MalevolentWeb
10 January 2017|
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Response from Estelle M | Reviewed this property |
never knew this was an option!! love the swamp tours
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Jerry B
11 May 2016|
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Response from mtbwustl | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. Go earlier for your comfort bc you'll see animals almost any time of day.
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