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

Discover New Orleans’ Cajun and Creole cultures on this full‐day swamp and plantation sightseeing tour. In a small group, head deep into the secluded bayous to witness Cajun living and spot native wildlife. Then visit Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation to view stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades and sugar cane fields. Upgrade your ticket to include a 2-hour, high-speed airboat ride through the bayous.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$182.00 USD
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This 4‐hour full tour includes 1.5 hours on the boat. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native 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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00 USD
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$75.00 USD
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00 USD
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$49.00 USD
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Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Take a wild ride through the bayous of Cajun Country on this 2‐hour 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.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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$155.00 USD
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Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

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.
  • Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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$125.00 USD
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family friendly airboat tour. This 4-hour tour includes about two hours on the boat, zipping 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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$115.00 USD
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00 USD
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Honey Island Swamp Tour

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00 USD
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New Orleans Machine Gun and Airboat Tour

While in New Orleans, combine two activities to pack them into just a few hours during this New Orleans machine gun and airboat show. Along with an airboat cruise where your guide shows you the best areas for seeing alligators, choose from multiple gun packages to learn how to properly and safely shoot guns at a gun range.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00 USD
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Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans

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.
  • Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00 USD
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Tour with Lunch

Escape the city for a few hours to explore the beautiful bayous of Louisiana on this half-day swamp boat tour from New Orleans. Cross the Mighty Mississippi to enter the realm of alligators, snakes, egrets, and other swamp creatures, and learn about the delicate wetlands ecosystem on a leisurely cruise. Includes a traditional po' boy lunch for a true Louisiana experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.00 USD
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Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp

Adventure to Honey Island Swamp on this 2-hour 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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$550.00 USD
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New Orleans Shore Excursion: Post-Cruise Half-Day Airboat Combo Tour

While docked at the Port of New Orleans, enjoy a guided, half-day airboat ride and historic plantation tour. Travel to a remote Louisiana swamp deep in the heart of Cajun Country for a thrilling, high-speed ride on board a small airboat, gliding over and through secluded bayous and marshes. Look for alligators, giant catfish and other wildlife. Then visit Destrehan Plantation, an antebellum mansion with guides in period costumes who will share the stories of generations who lived and worked on this land. Port of hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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$155.00 USD
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

Travel through the bayou on this three-hour New Orleans city tour with optional swap adventure. Journey with your professional guide in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus as you learn about the history, culture and highlights of southern Creoles. You'll see major city highlights, plus areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and have the opportunity to add an optional swamp tour to this already comprehensive trip.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00 USD
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4-Hour Private Airboat Ride from New Orleans

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$981.00 USD
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Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp with Round-Trip Transfer from New Orleans

Let a wetland ecologist guide you through the Honey Island Swamp during this 2-hour private tour. Ride on a shaded flat-bottom boat, equipped for up to 14 passengers, to get a close look at one of the country's wildest swamps. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans hotels is included. This private tour offers flexibility and personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$900.00 USD
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