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New Orleans Airboat Ride

New Orleans Airboat Ride

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire lush, forested shoreline and spot local wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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First Airboat Ever

Awesome ride and great tour guide Great scenery and gators Cajun country Felt safe but still had a great time

Marchelle_C, Sep 2020

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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans

Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans

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Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 8, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura plantations. Upgrade your ticket to include a high-speed airboat ride through the bayous.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.00
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$194.00
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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Experience the iconic New Orleans swamplands during a small-group airboat tour, led by a professional guide. Alternate between adrenaline-fuelled high speeds and gentle cruising as you sail past fascinating flora and fauna. Capture fantastic photographs of alligators in their natural habitat, and relish the intimate atmosphere of a small-group, limited to only six passengers. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

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Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating airboat tour of the area, led by a professional guide. Cruise along the picturesque waterways in search of ferocious alligators and other rare wildlife while listening to illuminating commentary from your guide. Feel your adrenaline levels surge as your driver accelerates to high speeds, and capture fantastic photographs during regular stops. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

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Soak up the atmosphere of the bayou on this 8-hour cultural tour from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation House, dating from 1837, and view the stately row of 28 evenly spaced mature oaks that line the driveway. Follow your guide, dressed in period costume, through the mansion, the blacksmith shop and the onsite restaurant. Then, learn about life in the bayou's waterways aboard a swamp and wetlands boat tour. See the amazing variety of flora and fauna native to the area and hear about life in the Barataria Swamps from your native guides. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.00
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$115.00
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Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

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Travel into the bayou on this combination swamp and plantation tour by 16 passenger Airboat. See the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and visit the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. After the tour explore the grounds on your won and enjoy lunch (own expense) if time permits.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

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Delve into the atmospheric beauty of New Orleans’ vast swamplands on an exciting 2-hour small-group tour by airboat. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise past fascinating flora and fauna, scouring the picturesque scenery for sightings of alligators and other rare creatures. Experience the exhilaration of traveling at high velocity as your driver alternates between gentles cruising and high-speed bursts. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 6 passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family-friendly airboat tour. This tour includes an airboat ride that zips through the tree‐lined marshes at speeds up to 45 mph (72 kph). While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you view lush scenery and local wildlife, including alligators, nutria, and native birds. Pickup and drop-off from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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$128.00
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

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Trade in the urban bustle for the bayou on a half-day trip from New Orleans to the wilds of the Honey Island Swamp. Relax on the ride from your downtown or French Quarter hotel, and then cruise beneath hanging moss and cypress trees while a wetland ecologist shares tall tales and fun facts about this protected nature reserve on the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Learn about Louisiana’s long-standing fishing industry, and keep an eye out for native critters like otters, turtles, egrets, and alligators lurking beneath the surface.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.27
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural splendor of New Orleans’ mystifying swamps and wetlands on a 2-hour New Orleans swamp tour and wetlands adventure. Relax in the luxurious interior of a New Orleans swamp tour boat as you cruise past cultural highlights like a Cajun cemetery, an Indian burial mound and a traditional fishing village. Scour the scenery for fascinating flora and fauna like snakes, turtles and alligators while listening to interesting commentary from your professional guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
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$29.00
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Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana’s unique history and ecology on this combo day tour from New Orleans. Travel along the oak-lined River Road to Destrehan Plantation, where you can tour the 1787 sugar plantation home, grounds and slave quarters while learning about life in the antebellum South and the site’s changing role during the Civil War. Then, venture into the bayou on a narrated swamp cruise through wild wetlands that are home to turtles, otters, snakes and famous Louisiana gators.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.00
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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

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Discover the atmospheric swamps surrounding New Orleans on a fascinating 2-hour airboat tour, led by a professional guide. In a small group, head to the outskirts of the city and climb aboard an airboat destined for the rich flora and fauna of the swamplands. Enrich your natural knowledge as you listen to intriguing commentary from your guide; scour the scenery for sightings of ferocious alligators; and feel your adrenaline levels surge as you accelerate and reach high speeds.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans

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Travel into the bayou on this combination swamp and plantation tour by 6 or 9 passenger Airboat. See the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and visit the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. After the tour explore the grounds on your won and enjoy lunch (own expense) if time permits.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.00
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$145.00
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

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Lose yourself in the atmospheric depths of the New Orleans swamps and wetlands on an exhilarating 2-hour boat tour, led by a professional guide. Cruise past ancient wonders and listen to legends surrounding a 2000-year-old Indian burial mound and an atmospheric Cajun cemetery. Scour the Barataria Swamps for sightings of fascinating wildlife such as snakes, turtles and ferocious alligators, and learn about the area’s history and geology from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by luxury vehicle fro your New Orleans hotel.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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$52.00
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Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Take a wild ride through the bayous of Cajun Country on this airboat adventure from New Orleans. In a small group, wind through tree‐lined swampland and spot abundant local wildlife, including nutria, alligators, and giant catfish, and stop at Destrehan Plantation to get a taste of the elegant antebellum south.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$165.00
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$165.00
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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

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Experience the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve on this pontoon excursion led by a local guide. After a convenient, optional pickup from your accommodation, learn about Southern Louisiana’s distinctive ecology while cruising past magnificent cypress trees and watch for native wildlife like gators and egrets. Enjoy flexible timing and opt for a delicious lunch at Restaurant Des Familes with the 10 a.m. tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
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Honey Island Swamp Tour

Honey Island Swamp Tour

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Cruise through the wild wetlands of Honey Island Swamp on a 2-hour boat tour. Located on the marshy shores of Lake Ponchartrain just north of New Orleans, this protected nature reserve is home to an array of southern wildlife, from egrets and herons soaring above to otters and alligators lurking below the water’s surface. Hear tales of swamp pirates, fishermen’s lore and mysterious creatures from your captain as you glide past hanging moss and swooning cypress trees.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Honey Island Swamp Private Tour with Transport from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Private Tour with Transport from New Orleans

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Let a wetland ecologist guide you through the Honey Island Swamp during this private tour from New Orleans. Listen to engaging commentary about the city as you make your way to the West Pearl River. Then, climb aboard a shaded flat-bottom boat, equipped for up to 14 passengers, to get a close look at one of the country's wildest swamps. This private tour offers flexibility and personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$960.00
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$960.00
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Private Airboat Ride and Plantations Tour from New Orleans

Private Airboat Ride and Plantations Tour from New Orleans

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See a different side of Louisiana on this ultimate swamp and plantation tour that showcases both Cajun and Creole culture in an all-inclusive package. Enjoy a private airboat ride through cypress swamps with a gator-hunting guide before exploring antebellum history at Houmas House and Laura plantations—two of the region’s best-preserved estates. Extras include a gourmet Cajun lunch at Houmas House and private transport from New Orleans.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,380.00
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Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp

Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp

Adventure to Honey Island Swamp on this private tour and see the natural beauty of the Louisiana swamp up close. Cruise from the West Pearl River in Slidell on a shaded flat-bottom boat into the marshy waters, and stay on the lookout for alligators along the riverbanks. Pass through a Cajun village, hear stories about the Honey Island Swamp Monster, and learn about the swamp's environment from your guide who’s a professional wetland ecologist.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$564.11
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4-Hour Private Airboat Ride with Tranportation from New Orleans

4-Hour Private Airboat Ride with Tranportation from New Orleans

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Speed through the swamps of Louisiana on this 2-hour private airboat ride for your group of 6 or fewer. Expect to see gators, swamp grasses, and more during the tour. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, as well as guided commentary from a local captain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$981.00
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Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour

Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour

Explore the causes and effects of one of 21st-century America’s worst natural disasters on a private, 3-hour tour of New Orleans focused on Hurricane Katrina. Learn about the confluence of extreme weather, the city’s vulnerable geography, and sociopolitical factors that lead to such a devastating loss of life and property when the hurricane hit. Drive through the city in a private vehicle to see the areas most affected by the storm, and hear how the recovery effort has reshaped New Orleans.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$528.00
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$528.00
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Private New Orleans Airboat Adventure for 1-8 Passengers

Private New Orleans Airboat Adventure for 1-8 Passengers

Enjoy a private, personalized small group experience on this swamp tour just 35 minutes outside of New Orleans. There is a limit of 8 passengers, giving you plenty of room to admire the views of the Louisiana marshlands from all angles.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00
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Guided Boat Tour of New Orleans Bayou and Wildlife

Guided Boat Tour of New Orleans Bayou and Wildlife

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Are you ready to experience one of the best excursions New Orleans has to offer? Adventures of Jean Lafitte offers personal Alligator Tours through Louisiana’s beautiful backcountry. Gather your whole crew and come experience the “road less traveled”! You’ll be touring 20,000 acres of tidewater cypress swamp. During your 1 hour 30 minute tour you’ll have opportunities to see alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons and ibis, and we sometimes see hawks, owls and bald eagles. We are approximately 35-45 minutes from New Orleans. If you do not have transportation to our location we offer pick-up and drop-off services to all hotels located in the Greater New Orleans area for an additional fee. Because we are located about 40 minutes outside of New Orleans, cab and uber services are not available.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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