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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour provided by Louisiana Tour Company

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is known for its wildlife, including ‘gators inhabiting the swamps around New Orleans. Hop aboard an airboat for a high-speed adventure that includes plenty of photo stops. You’ll have unobstructed views from the 16-passenger vessel, with live and entertaining narration by the guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK
    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
    9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero LA 70072
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  • Pass by
    Mississippi River
  • You'll end at
    Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK
    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
    9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero LA 70072
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • New Orleans airboat tour departs in close proximity to city limits
  • It’s a safe way to observe alligators in their natural habitat
  • Snap photos and learn about the flora and fauna in the swamps
  • Airboats go where big boats cannot fit
Important Information
Departure Point
Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK, 9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Airboat tour
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Barataria Preserve
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
52Reviews
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kaitlinp69 wrote a review Nov 2019
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I booked a large airboat tour for 4 women on a Saturday at noon and when we showed up, we were the only ones booked and had a private tour with Captain Ernie! He was sweet, hilarious, and insanely knowledgeable. We loved every second of it and could not have had a better time,
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 5 Nov 2019
We are so glad that you had a great experience! Captain Ernie and our staff appreciate the positive review!
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AEWilliams2 wrote a review Oct 2019
Fort Worth, Texas4 contributions
The tour guide was knowledgable and experienced. He's a native of the area and has been around alligators all his life. You can tell he enjoys his job and has a authenic passion for the swamp and its animals. Be sure to bring your camera, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Ear
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 7 Oct 2019
Thank you for the positive recommendation! We are very happy to know that you had a great experience.
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Jitlin G wrote a review Aug 2019
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Our tour guide showed us the beauty and animals of the swamp. There were so many Gators and other animals. We also got to learn a lot about the animals and also hold a baby gator
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 6 Aug 2019
What a great review. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us that review
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Alex R wrote a review Aug 2019
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There were so many options to choose from - we are so glad we chose this one! Our tour guide was AMAZING. He was extremely knowledgeable. Great sense of humor. Knew exactly where to go to meet the gators.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 6 Aug 2019
Thanks for the 5 star review.
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Tripsterjlm wrote a review Jul 2019
3 contributions15 helpful votes
We were the last boat out. We lucked out with the weather. Our guide was a little spent from the day so we got the tail end of his energy though he was clearly doing his best. I had been on a more traditional slow boat swamp tour where more information was given and where we
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 27 Jul 2019
We are glad that you had a good time, thank you so much for the positive review.
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About the operator

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By: Louisiana Tour Company
neilmS9417AV
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It was an awsome experience
Amazing Airboat ride! So interesting! Lot's of alligators! Big ones too! Had an amazing tour guide! Would high
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STvetene
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Chaz made our day!!!
Went on a girls trip and got Chaz and his boat all to ourselves! He is cut from the same cloth as these Montana gir
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bbiskup
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Best adventure in New Orleans!
Looking for an adventure that is unique to your NOLA experience? This airboat swamp tour will be a highlight! Excel
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christopherrK1337NM
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Fun Day
We enjoyed the tour of Oak Alley quite a lot. They gave a great history of the plantation. I highly recommend the m
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Nirolevy
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Great tour! Everything you need
We had a great time and we learned a lot during this trip. It’s almost and entire day but it’s well worth the while
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michellegX1680NN
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Amazing Tour
My sister, cousin, and I have visited New Orleans every year for over 5 years. We usually hang out on Canal, see se
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HeyGuysSos
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Nice Day
Guides are friendly and accommodating. The transportation there was comfortable and safe. Beautiful plantation and
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DannyMel887
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Helpful Staff
The office staff went above any beyond for my family. We had almost missed the buss but they assured us that the bu
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JohnnyW696969
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Secrets Out
Airboat is a Must Do. The captain really made the experience an overall great time. We even got to hold a baby gato
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DianeSSSS445
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Great Time
Tour was Great. The driver was entertaining and safe. The grounds were absolutely beautiful the guide was entertain
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DianeSSSS445
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Best Experience
My Captain Reggie provided the most magical experience. The way he moved his arms was so sexy. The alligators we s
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msalynward
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Sooo much fun!
It was fantastic! Dewy was an awesome guide and we loved the whole trip! This tour is definitely a New Orleans must
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TabTai
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Alligator 101 Adventure
Small Group experience was great for interactive conversation with guide. We learned everything one could want to
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Explorer748770
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Airboat tour with Chaz
Had a wonderful time exploring the bayous and canals with our guide Chaz. Promptly picked up and returned to o
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Douglas R
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Swamp Tours
Todd was great! Saw many Alligators, even held a baby one! Very informative, we did the 9:40 AM tour and did not ne
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  • Duration: 2h
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