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Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

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Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

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Explore the Louisiana swamp on a 2-hour boat tour that takes you through a variety of ecosystems. Travel with a small group limited to six people, riding in a customized flatboat that can navigate places that other tour boats cannot reach. Look for native wildlife like alligators, turtles, snakes, and a variety of birds, and hear commentary about Louisiana’s swamplands from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

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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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Private Fishing Charter

Available from Oct 27

Private Fishing Charter

Fishing with Ellender Charters is a fun filled adventure that is always entertaining. Whether we are catching speckled trout two at a time or chasing tailing redfish in the marsh, we always have a fantastic time. Our motto is to enjoy and fully appreciate what God gave us! So whether you're the hard core fishing enthusiasts or the type that wants to sit back and enjoy a beer while enjoying the beautiful scenery, we can accommodate!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,000.00
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$1,000.00
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Private New Orleans Airboat Adventure for 1-8 Passengers

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$450.00
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$450.00
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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

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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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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner

Available from Oct 30

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner

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Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

Available from Oct 30

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans. Then, get back aboard the vessel and enjoy a cash bar while admiring the views.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.00
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$36.00
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New Orleans Airboat Ride

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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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Small-Group Kayak Tour of Manchac Swamp with Local Guide

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Small-Group Kayak Tour of Manchac Swamp with Local Guide

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Escape the city for an afternoon to experience life on the Louisiana bayou with a kayak tour of Manchac swamp. Just a short drive from New Orleans, the swamp offers a sleepy southern landscape of cypress trees, bird calls, alligators, and slow-moving currents that are perfect for beginning paddlers. No kayaking experience is necessary, and pickup from central New Orleans makes it convenient to take a nature break from the Big Easy.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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VIP: Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise with Private Boat and Engine Room Tour

Available from Nov 13

VIP: Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise with Private Boat and Engine Room Tour

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience while you step up the luxury on this Viator VIP dinner cruise. Your experience begins with a complimentary Champagne cocktail while you take a guided tour of the boat’s authentic fixtures and spaces such as the pilot house. In the dining room, you’ll have a reserved table where you can relax, indulge in a sumptuous tableside dinner and enjoy a live jazz performance. If you want to go all out, upgrade to a full‐bar option.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.95
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Swamp Boat Ride and Southern Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Available from Dec 1

Swamp Boat Ride and Southern Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Experience the civilized and the wild on a plantation tour and educational swamp boat ride from New Orleans. On this half-day journey, visit Destrehan Plantation to experience the early 19th Century South including a Slave Revolt Museum. Next, head into the marshy swampland for a boat ride and some wildlife spotting. Enjoy guided commentary as you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes and native birds.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.00
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

Available from Nov 1

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same classic New Orleans experience of a lovely jazz brunch aboard a historic riverboat! Journey through time on this cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion includes a delectable brunch loaded with famous Louisiana dishes and live music from a local jazz trio.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

Available from Dec 1

New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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See the best of New Orleans by land and water on this combo city tour and riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi! The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails and all the beautiful New Orleans sites. On your city tour, enjoy a guided coach trip through the French Quarter, Garden District, and Jackson Square, where you’ll witness the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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New Orleans Harbor Jazz Cruise with Reserved Socially-Distanced Outdoor Seating

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New Orleans Harbor Jazz Cruise with Reserved Socially-Distanced Outdoor Seating

The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience on this "Social Distancing Brunch." Your reservation includes a maximum of 15 guests with a reserved area (outside) aboard the riverboat. In order to maintain proper social distancing, the riverboat will be filled to 50% capacity to ensure the safety of passengers, captains, and crew. Board the historic riverboat to the delightful tunes of the Steam Calliope. Experience the sights and sounds of river life that enchanted characters of history and literature - like Mark Twain's Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer - and see the bustling activity of America's second-largest port! Your reserved area will include an exterior table with 4 chairs each (up to 4 tables maximum). The tables will be spaced six feet apart from other guests to ensure proper social distancing.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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New Orleans Airboat Swamp Tour: Social Distancing Series

Available from Oct 27

New Orleans Airboat Swamp Tour: Social Distancing Series

The first of our "Social Distancing Series", Airboat Swamp Adventure is a fun and interactive private small group tour - maximum of 15 guests. In order to maintain proper social distancing, this tour will take place on a 47 passenger bus and airboat will be filled to 50% capacity to ensure the safety of our passengers, drivers and staff. Take a thrilling airboat ride through the wetlands near New Orleans and plenty of alligators on this active, family-friendly tour. Travel over bayous and open waterways around the colorful, historic fishing village of Jean Lafitte, named after a 19th-century smuggler. Spy alligators in the wild -- as well as raccoons, native birds and large river rodents called nutria -- as your native guide provides commentary. We will "pick you up"...whether you are staying at a local hotel or vacation rental. If we are unable to reach your location to pick you up, our customer service representative will suggest a meeting point nearest to your location.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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New Orleans Mississippi River Cruise & City Tour Bundle

Available from Dec 1

New Orleans Mississippi River Cruise & City Tour Bundle

Enjoy a fully narrated city tour of historic New Orleans, where you will visit the world famous French Quarter, Jackson Square, Audubon Park and even uncover the mysteries surrounding Voodoo. Then take to the waters on the Natchez Riverboat for a 2 hour cruise on the Mississippi River. Come and discover New Orleans today!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.00
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$82.00
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New Orleans Super Saver: Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing plus Oak Alley Plantation

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New Orleans Super Saver: Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing plus Oak Alley Plantation

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum history and the mystic of the bayou on this 2‐day combined swamp and plantation sightseeing tour. Learn about a bygone era at Oak Alley Plantation, where you’ll view stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane. Then head deep into the secluded bayous to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.00
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$117.00
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This fun-filled tour includes a ride on the boat plus admission to an albino alligator exhibit and transportation from New Orleans. While on-board, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you spot local wildlife, including alligators, nutria and native birds, and visit the secluded fishing village of Jean Lafitte, the infamous 19th‐century smuggler. The airboat holds 15-27 passengers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.00
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Private Louisiana Swamp Tour for up to 15 Travelers

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Private Louisiana Swamp Tour for up to 15 Travelers

PRIVATE LOUISIANA SWAMP TOURS! Swampin' Grounds Tour Co. is an authentic Louisiana Swamp Tour! Private groups and expert guides make your experience personal to you. We pride ourselves on customer service and guest experience. We offer two hour small group swamp tours just outside of New Orleans in Louisiana's Honey Island Swamp, one of the country's most unclaimed wetlands. We will travel by boat through cypress swamps in search of alligators, boar, and birds of prey! Being true to our name as an ECO tour we DO NOT feed the wildlife. Our expert, coast guard certified guides will use their knowledge and experience to share with you the history of this beautiful area and show you all the diverse wildlife of Louisiana's swamps.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.00
per group
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Private Airboat Ride and Plantations Tour from New Orleans

Available from Oct 27

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

Available from Oct 27

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

Available from Oct 27

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 Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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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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