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We have gone on several of the swamp tours, at all different times of the year. May is a great time to go to New Orleans. It was just a little humid, no rain and the sites are always interesting-gators and all. We had a larger air boat, and it didn't go quiet as fast as we like, but the guide was great and we enjoyed the company.
Wow, what a beautiful day and a lot of fun! REALLY enjoyed this day out on the water, cruising through the bayou. Scenery was lush and alive. Alligators came right up to the craft and tried to join in the fun...Like the saying goes, "if the gators are snapp'n, you know something's happen'n!! Birds were plentiful...but I'll have to come back if I want to see a Nutria in the wild!
Deshtrahan was a beautiful house and a nice counterpoint to the cruise. Appreciated that there were more out-buildings to explore on this property than on some others. It is truly a gift that these homes have been preserved.
The Airboat Ride was fantastic - out guide was fun and informative. Highly recommend and in fact we did to friends. The Plantation tour part was okay but not great. Our driver, Ginny, was a wealth of knowledge but she spoke so fast and rehearsed that several folks lost interest in listening.
Awesome ride, very knowledgeable guide, took us deep into the bayous and caught a 1.5 yoa baby gator and took us within about 3 feet of an 11.5 foot alligator. Would do it again for longer periods of time.
It was a lovely warm sunny day but dress for a windy great ride on the airboat. Both guides as well as the van driver were very informative. We got to see several alligators sunning as well as a well preserved and historic plantation. Two different tours at a good price.
Although it was freezing cold we really enjoyed the tour. Unfortunately the gators had buried themselves in the mud to keep warm so we didn't to see any, but our guide was excellent, really informative and I could have happily listened to his stories all day!
The tour manager was accommodating speaking multiple languages and shared great history during the drive out to the plantation and back. The bayou tour was also informative and and fun. One highlight was the old school pharmacist who was at the plantation. I think he's only there on Fridays so if you can go that day I'd suggest it.
A fun trip with a great guide Monica who really made the trip. Her local knowledge was excellent and the airboat ride was great fun and got to me lots of alligators. Would higly recommend this trip.
Good fun, the plantation tour was a little dry, but interesting nonetheless, the airboat swamp tour was awesome, probably the best thing I did whilst in New Orleans. The guide was lovely and full of information :)
Louie was great! We got to see so many alligators, the swamp was gorgeous, the airboat was thrilling. This was the highlight of our whole vacation!
This tour is the best!! We went on the fast 6 passenger airboat. The guide took us places we never thought we'd fit down. He was extremely knowledgeagle and so very friendly and funny.
This is one tour you must take if your visiting New Orleans. We loved it so much were coming back to do it again!!
What a wonderful experience. The airboat trip was fantastic. We also thought the tour of the plantation was very enlightening.