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New Orleans Airboat RideNature and Wildlife

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
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New OrleansNature and Wildlife

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Two Hour Private Swamp TourNature and Wildlife

Two Hour Private Swamp Tour

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UPDATE: Starting May 15th we will be back open for Private Tours! The boat is being cleaned in between each tour and guests are distanced from your captain making for a fun, educational, and safe way to spend time with your family and engage in the Louisiana's wetlands! We are a small group swamp tour company founded on excellent customer service, eco-friendly practices(NO WILDLIFE FEEDING), and an owner/operator who grew up on the swamp with a passion for Louisiana Wetlands! Our small boat offers a more detailed tour catered to you and your family! We will access the deepest reaches of the swamp and have and experience tailored to you! Our goal is to make you feel like family and leave feeling it was money and time well spent! Escape the large crowds of other companies and experience Louisiana Swamps the right way!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Honey Island Swamp TourNature and Wildlife

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans PickupNature and Wildlife

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New OrleansNature and Wildlife

Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New Orleans

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Experience life on the Louisiana bayou on this ultimate swamp tour from New Orleans, run by one of the city’s oldest tour companies. Ride on a state-of-the-art swamp boat through the famous wetlands teeming with native wildlife, while learning about Cajun culture from your tale-spinning captain.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick UpNature and Wildlife

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New OrleansNature and Wildlife

Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans

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Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous on a sightseeing boat tour from New Orleans. Travel deep into the secluded bayous across the Mississippi River to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife. Your guide will provide commentary on Cajun culture and the myth‐laden swamps while you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, and native birds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Honey Island Swamp Private Tour with Transport from New OrleansNature and Wildlife

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New OrleansNature and Wildlife

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp TourNature and Wildlife

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New OrleansDay Trips

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Tour ComboDay Trips

Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

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Your tour guide will point out many points of interest along the way, Lake Pontchartrain,The vast marsh Land and Louisiana swamp, The site of the largest slave revolt recorded in American history Destrehan Louisiana in 1811 slavery rebellion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour of the Honey Island SwampNature and Wildlife

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Southern Louisiana Private Swamp ToursNature and Wildlife

Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours

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Gain access to private swamp land, a habitat for local flora and fauna, on this private swamp tour. You'll travel through the 28 acres of swampland at your own pace, focusing on parts that interest you and listening to commentary tailored to your interests. Get views and photo ops of migratory birds, alligators, and other swamp wildlife.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes

New Orleans Scavenger Hunt Adventure4WD Tours

New Orleans Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Among the best ways to get a feel for New Orleans is to get out and walk it, but the standard self-guided tours can get a bit dull. Take one of these 3-hour smartphone-guided scavenger hunts and a three-hour window of your day will suddenly turn into adventure. Solve puzzles, study clues and celebrate at the finish, all while navigating the historic streets and taking in the sights of the Big Easy.   
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

New Orleans: City Park Exploration Game & Private TourNature and Wildlife

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New Orleans: City Park Exploration Game & Private Tour

Embark on a quest in New Orleans and walk under the majestic live oaks in one of the United States’ largest urban parks. Learn about City Park’s past and present, from its plantation days to its current draw as a mecca for locals. Discover unique cultural and historical facts while solving clues and puzzles. + Discover the history and beauty of New Orleans City Park + Visit the 800-year-old McDonogh Oak, one of the top sculpture gardens in the country + Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt Discover New Orleans’ fascinating history as you walk in the beautiful City Park and solve clues. Explore this charming park in New Orleans by playing a quest with your friends, significant other or family. Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you solve the problem and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New OrleansDay Trips

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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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New OrleansDay Trips

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
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Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New OrleansDay Trips

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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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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4-Hour Private Airboat Ride with Tranportation from New OrleansHalf-day Tours

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat AdventureDay Cruises

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With PickupDay Cruises

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New OrleansDay Trips

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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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