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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour provided by Louisiana Tour Company

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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

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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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Eric v wrote a review Mar 2019
Gaithersburg, Maryland45 contributions7 helpful votes
If you have "ride an airboat into the Bayou" on your bucket list, then the Louisiana Tour Company is the one to take you there. Larry, our guide, was amazing. He was friendly, charming and knew all of the secret areas of the swamp to see the local wildlife up close. We saw
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Yortakire wrote a review Mar 2019
Columbia, South Carolina110 contributions35 helpful votes
Ernie was our tour guide and gave us an educational guide around the swamps. He was a wealth of information about the alligators and had a keen eye to find them lingering around the water's edge. Be sure and bring a jacket and/or blanket on the boat, because it can get hold
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Date of experience: March 2019
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tallmich wrote a review Nov 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah283 contributions67 helpful votes
Ernie was nice and good enough to inform us at the beginning that we did not need to take off ear protection each time the boat slowed. The boat ride was smooth and fun, it is fast. I would do it again if I am ever in town. One thing to know about this company is that they take
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Date of experience: October 2018
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RaceRider wrote a review Oct 2018
Regina, Canada368 contributions65 helpful votes
If you get the chance to ride with Captain Ernie, you have it made! He is very knowledgeable and found some great spots to find the gators at. Even in the heavy rain that came and went, the day was awesome! These boats make the trip a lot of fun as well! I would do this one
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Date of experience: October 2018
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jeffmeistermusic wrote a review Oct 2018
Simi Valley, California43 contributions7 helpful votes
Our guide was Chaz, and he did a great job of piloting, navigating and narrating. A true local Cajun man, he made us grateful Louisiana Tour Company put him in position to show us around this complex ecosystem.
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About the operator

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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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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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