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New Orleans VIP Sightseeing Flight Including Champagne and Chocolates or Wine and CheeseWine Tastings

New Orleans VIP Sightseeing Flight Including Champagne and Chocolates or Wine and Cheese

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Add magic and romance to your New Orleans vacation with an unforgettable VIP sightseeing flight! Choose between champagne and chocolate or wine and cheese as you glide by small plane over urban New Orleans and the surrounded wetlands. On the 45-minute flight, hear colorful tales of the city from your experienced pilot and enjoy aerial views the French Quarter, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the winding bayous and more. Sightseeing requests are welcome!
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  • 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$168.00
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US$168.00
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Coastal Saltwater Fishing Charter from New OrleansDay Trips

Coastal Saltwater Fishing Charter from New Orleans

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We are a very fun and positive fishing charter! We are a fleet of Louisiana native guides that really know the waters and will put you on some serious fish catching action! Easy day trips out of New Orleans. Inshore, offshore, marsh, oil rigs, islands you name it we will go there! Redfish, speckled trout, snapper, cobia, sharks, mackerel, flounder, sheepshead, and many other species are caught depending on season. Captain Markham Dickson also speaks German if your group needs that service he can run it personally. Big groups or small (1-60 people) we will make sure y'all have a good time! 1-6 people per boat and 10 boats at the ready!
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  • 8 to 12 hours
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US$417.44
Price varies by group size
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US$417.44
Price varies by group size

New Orleans History and Food Sunset TourHalf-day Tours

New Orleans History and Food Sunset Tour

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However many days you’re spending in the Crescent City, there’s no better way to start your visit than with the ultimate local food tour. Eat your way throughout the streets of the French Quarter and visit Jackson Square in the heart of the city. Our guides can’t wait to entertain you with interesting history, facts, anecdotes, and point out famous sights along the way! Come Hungry!
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  • 3 hours
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US$74.50
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US$74.50

Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving TourHalf-day Tours

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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US$528.00
per group
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US$528.00
per group
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The Big 4 Private Tour: French Quarter, Garden District, Cemetery, & City ParkHalf-day Tours

The Big 4 Private Tour: French Quarter, Garden District, Cemetery, & City Park

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Beat the heat on this New Orleans SUV tour that takes you to four of the city’s must-see areas. Get a local perspective on essential sights throughout the French Quarter such as Ursuline Convent and Jackson Square before continuing to the Garden District, Metairie Cemetery, and the 1,300-acre City Park. Throughout the tour, hear fun facts and get local-approved recommendations for restaurants, jazz bars, and other Big Easy haunts.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$130.00
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US$130.00

New Orleans Sightseeing FlightPrivate Sightseeing Tours

New Orleans Sightseeing Flight

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See New Orleans in a whole new way on an exhilarating sightseeing flight! Choose a 30-, 45- or 60-minute flight time, and delight in lovely aerial views as you glide by small plane over urban New Orleans and the surrounded wetlands. You’ll hear colorful tales of the city from your experienced pilot and glimpse famous sights including the French Quarter, the Mississippi River and sleepy Louisiana bayous.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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US$128.00
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US$128.00
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The History of Slavery in Louisiana TourHalf-day Tours

The History of Slavery in Louisiana Tour

Take a deep dive into the history of the slave trade in Louisiana with this guided tour. Booking a private tour means you'll get personalized attention and be able to move at your own pace, asking plenty of questions along the way. Explore the Whitney Plantation, active in the 17th and 18th centuries, with your guide discussing the human costs, economic effects, and the abolitionist movements.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$634.67
per group
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US$634.67
per group
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New Orleans Helicopter City Tour Private and Luxury

New Orleans Helicopter City Tour

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Get amazing aerial views of New Orleans on this 15-mile helicopter tour. While listening to guided commentary from your pilot through your headset, you and just a two other passengers will fly over Jackson Square, the French Quarter, City Park, and Lake Pontchartrain, among other landmarks.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$95.00
Price varies by group size
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US$95.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New OrleansHalf-day Tours

Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Speed through the swamps of Louisiana on this 2-hour private airboat ride for your group of 16 or fewer. This private experience is ideal for bachelor or bachelorette parties, or any other gathering where you wish to bring your own alcoholic beverages. Expect to see gators, swamp grasses, and more during the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,400.00
per group
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US$1,400.00
per group
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Private New Orleans Historical Tour: Mafia, Murder, Madames, and All That JazzPrivate and Luxury

Private New Orleans Historical Tour: Mafia, Murder, Madames, and All That Jazz

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This adult-only tour of New Orleans introduces you to some of the city’s most scandalous history. From mobsters to madams, hear true tales from New Orleans’ rowdy past—you won’t get them on any other tour. As you walk through the French Quarter with your small group of no more than 15, your guide shares grim and blush-worthy moments alike that contribute to New Orleans’ district culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.00
per group
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US$165.00
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Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License RequiredFull-day Tours

Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required

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Get your flying chops in beautiful New Orleans with a personal 50-minute flying lesson! No prior experience is needed for this excursion, which includes a 20-minute on-ground lesson and 30 minutes of flying time in the company of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified instructor. You’ll help guide the small plane through take-off and landing, and — once airborne — maneuver over New Orleans’ famous sights such as the French Quarter, the Mississippi River and the sleepy Louisiana bayous.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$258.14
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US$258.14
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French Quarter walking Tours: LGBTQ History, Literary History, Voodoo, etc. Private and Luxury

French Quarter walking Tours: LGBTQ History, Literary History, Voodoo, etc.

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Because I am a long-term resident of the French Quarter, i can afford guests an insider's perspective of this unique neighborhood. My goal is to customize the tour according to guest's interests. Unlike other tours, this one goes beyond the tourist veneer and provides guests an authentic experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$55.00
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US$55.00
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New Orleans Night Sightseeing FlightPrivate Sightseeing Tours

New Orleans Night Sightseeing Flight

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Delight in sweeping views of New Orleans at twilight on an evening sightseeing tour! Choose a 30-, 45- or 60-minute flight time, and glide by small plane over dazzling urban New Orleans and the surrounding wetlands. You’ll hear colorful tales of the city from your experienced pilot and glimpse famous sights by night including the French Quarter, the Mississippi River and the sleepy Louisiana bayous. Sightseeing requests are welcome!
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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US$165.34
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US$165.34
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New Orleans Esplanade Ridge Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapPrivate Sightseeing Tours

New Orleans Esplanade Ridge Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Explore the Creole Garden District on Esplanade Avenue at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. Beginning at Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast, a one-time antebellum plantation house in the heart of the Faubourg St. John, you'll stroll down the beautiful central avenue of the city’s Creole Garden District, while discovering enticing stories of a neighborhood built by and for French Creoles in response to the encroaching Americanism that followed the 1803’s Louisiana Purchase. The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. Using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore the lush and historical sites that this New Orleans faubourg has to offer – this is the tour for you!  
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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US$5.34
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US$5.34

New Orleans Salacious History Walking Tour and Burlesque ShowPrivate and Luxury

New Orleans Salacious History Walking Tour and Burlesque Show

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Discover the French Quarter’s bawdy side—and learn all about the neighborhood’s sordid history—when you book this after-dark, burlesque-themed tour. Meet your private, costumed guide in the neighborhood, and get ready to explore. You’ll learn all about the area’s red-light history, will discover famous former burlesque houses, will learn about the characters who once called the French Quarter home, and other salacious stories. Finally, cap off the tour with a traditional burlesque performance.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$53.34
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US$53.34

The Myrtles Plantations Private Tour with TransportationDay Trips

The Myrtles Plantations Private Tour with Transportation

As we make our way to the myrtles plantation your driver/guide will point out places of interest along the way. Almost combining a brief history of New Orleans in a City tours, with the beautiful ride over Lake Pontchartrain. One of the Largest salt water lakes in the world. We will also cross the Bonnie Carrie spillway. And get a brief history of the Causeway bridge, The longest bridge in the world over water. And see what the Corps of Engineers are doing to try to prevent the next hurricane Katrina catastrophe. Upon arriving at the myrtles plantation You will have about 15 or 20 minutes for a break before the tour starts,You will have a 30 to 45 minute guided tour of the mansion. After which you will have about an hour and 30 minutes for a self-guided tour or you can go to the restaurant and have lunch.This would be an excellent opportunity to experience southern cooking at its best. This is a private tour so you can also customize your tour to see surrounding attractions.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$852.27
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US$852.27

Private Funky NOLA Shopping and Art Galleries TourHalf-day Tours

Private Funky NOLA Shopping and Art Galleries Tour

Combine a shopping spree with city sightseeing on this New Orleans shopping tour. Skip the hassle of parking in some of New Orleans’ busiest neighborhoods; your guide handles the driving en route to shopping streets, tucked away boutiques, and funky stores located off the beaten path. Best of all, this private tour can be customized to suit your style.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.67
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US$58.67

Beyond the French Quarter: New Orleans Off the Beaten Path Audio TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Beyond the French Quarter: New Orleans Off the Beaten Path Audio Tour

Take the historic hop on hop off streetcar - at your own additional cost - into the neighbourhoods of New Orleans and beyond the French Quarter. Come along to discover the flavor of the Warehouse District, the Irish Channel, the Lower Garden District, and Uptown. Check out national museums, historic graveyards, southern Gothic mansions and fabulous local haunts. Most of all check out the local, off the beaten path New Orleans. Places to stop along the way include The World War II Museum, Ogden Museum, Commander's Palace, Lafayette Cemetery No 1, Coquette, Basin, The Bulldog, The Balcony, Fleurty Girl, Magazine Street Antique Mall, Blue Cypress Books, Live Oak Cafe, Oak, The Magnolia Grill and Rum House. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline. Simply buy a ticket for the streetcar and hit play to enjoy the tour.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
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US$5.40
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US$5.40

Walking the Tremé Neighborhood: New Orleans Self-guided Audio Tour Private Sightseeing Tours

Walking the Tremé Neighborhood: New Orleans Self-guided Audio Tour

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Two hundred years before the HBO television series made Tremé an emblem of the cultural richness of New Orleans, the residents of the faubourg Tremé drummed, danced, and second lined their way into history. The oldest African American neighborhood in the United States as well as the birthplace of jazz, Tremé boasts a history of civil rights activism and jazz rhythms that still inspires. Explore the Tremé at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. From Congo Square to Brass Band Heaven and the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, the Faubourg Tremé will get under your skin. The tour is ready whenever you feel like “Walking the Tremé.” With your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore a neighborhood like no other, then this is the tour for you!  
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  • 1 hour
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US$5.34
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US$5.34

New Orleans City Lights Night Helicopter Tour: 24-30 minutesPrivate Sightseeing Tours

New Orleans City Lights Night Helicopter Tour: 24-30 minutes

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This nighttime helicopter tour lets you soar above such iconic New Orleans sights as the Superdome, the GNO Bridge, and the French Quarter, taking in views through your helicopter's panoramic windows. A bird's-eye view of New Orleans' city lights and special photo ops at the Superdome makes this tour a great choice for couples or travelers celebrating a special occasion.
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  • 24 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$249.00
Price varies by group size
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US$249.00
Price varies by group size
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Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK Conspiracy Walking TourPrivate and Luxury

Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK Conspiracy Walking Tour

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Investigate Lee Harvey Oswald’s life in New Orleans just before he traveled to Dallas on this JFK conspiracy tour. Check out New Orleans sights as you follow in his footsteps—decide for yourself if they spell out his plans to assassinate JFK, or if the whole theory is a hoax. Experiences such as archival footage of Oswald and a vivid film help you relive his time in New Orleans.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.00
per group
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US$165.00
per group

A Walk in the Park: City Park New Orleans Audio TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

A Walk in the Park: City Park New Orleans Audio Tour

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Immerse yourself in the old-growth-filled City Park of New Orleans on this app-enabled tour. As you stroll beneath the Spanish moss with your private party, the app will automatically play in-depth commentary triggered by the GPS locator. You can take as much time as you like and you'll learn tons more about the park and New Orleans' flora and fauna than you would simply exploring by yourself.
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  • 1 hour
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US$5.34
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US$5.34

New Orleans Area Custom Private Tour Private and Luxury

New Orleans Area Custom Private Tour

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This is a private driving tour for your group only. During our private driving tour in this beautiful city we spend a minimum of 3 hours discussing how this area was built and how we currently handle things over 300 years later. We cover the rich history, many recent developments, Lake Ponchartrain, Katrina, Creole and Cajun cultures, the Garden District (Mansions/Estates), the iconic cemeteries, various neighborhoods, and architecture, civil war history, the Mississippi river, our Port, and so much more. You will be in a comfortable and very clean SUV during your tour. I retired from executive sales and became a licensed tour guide in the New Orleans area in 2012, and have lived in the area all of my life. I have made it my mission to provide you with a tour that is private for just your group, that is passionate, that is interesting, with a spirit of excellence, and which can be customized just for your group. We promise you will laugh and learn!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$360.00
per group
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US$360.00
per group
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Private Swamp Boat Ride and Plantations Tour from New OrleansDay Trips

Private Swamp Boat 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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US$1,950.00
per group
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US$1,950.00
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