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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans provided by Tours by Isabelle

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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Our tour vans are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, all door handles and interior surfaces wiped down with alcohol-based disinfectant daily. Our driver-guides wear masks and disposable masks are provided to guests upon request.
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Cruise through the lush Louisiana bayou on an airboat ride that combines classic southern scenery with the excitement of speeding through the waterways. Ideal for New Orleans’ visitors without a car, this tour transports you out of the city and into nature. Once there, you can experience a side of Louisiana that most New Orleans visitors never get a chance to enjoy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Mississippi River
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    Bayou Segnette State Park
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Board a small airboat and relax as your professional airboat captain takes you comfortably through marshes and deep into secluded bayous. On your 1.5-hour (roughly) airboat ride, hold on tight as the airboat reaches speeds of up to 45 mph (72 kph)! See abundant cypress trees, Louisiana’s state tree, and watch for native wildlife. After your airboat tour, you’ll return to your hotel.
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  • Experience the thrill of an airboat ride through the bayou
  • Relax with round-trip transport from your New Orleans accommodations
  • A guide shares entertaining and educational stories about your surroundings
  • A small-group tour creates a personalized experience
Important Information
  • Transport by air-conditioned 13-passenger van
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, with exact pick up time provided
  • 1.5-hour airboat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Bayou Segnette State Park
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In case of inclement weather, the tour may be shortened, postponed or replaced with a similar tour on a covered boat
  • Sunglasses are recommended
  • For parties of up to 14 who wish to not be split up, there are 14-passenger airboats available
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Due to the nature of the airboat, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, people with back or neck issues or recent surgeries are not allowed to participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carla K wrote a review 12 Jan
8 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a lovely and relaxing time on the Airboat Ride. It was great weather and we got to feed a baby alligator. The Airboat was very smooth ride. I really enjoyed this activity.
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Collin96 wrote a review Dec 2020
Madison, Wisconsin39 contributions6 helpful votes
The tour company was absolutely fantastic! They were so great about communicating with us about pick up times and location. Everyone is so friendly! The airboat ride was a lot of fun and a great experience. Our tour guide, Ian, was extremely knowledgeable about the ecosystem and
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Date of experience: December 2020
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847staciek wrote a review Nov 2020
Lancaster, Pennsylvania2 contributions
What a Day! Started off by being picked up by a wonderful lady(Isabelle). So pleasant and informative. We felt like we knew her for years! Then going down the bayou on a airboat by a Great guide (Loren). Very smart and funny! Would HIGHLY recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Responded 5 Nov 2020
OMG, thank you so much for this review you all ! You were such a great audience! Guests like you make our work a real pleasure! I will pass your compliment on to Loren! Please come back to NOLA soon...
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Amme N wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The tour was FANTASTIC! It was my first time in New Orleans and I wanted to experience the city. Rene, our tour guide, was so knowledgeable, funny and sweet. He was full of tips and history of the city. We did the airboat on the bayou. Our captain, Loren, was great. Very
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Pghkris10 wrote a review Nov 2020
Ambridge, Pennsylvania15 contributions1 helpful vote
Wow! What can I say!!! Miss Isabell was AMAZING!! The sweetest and most knowledgeable woman I've ever met!! She was very informative, funny and made us all feel like family!!! The swamp tour was so much fun!!! Loren was funny and down to earth!!! Taught us a lot about the bayou
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Date of experience: October 2020
About the operator

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By: Tours by Isabelle
Strongly recommend!
Isabelle was an excellent tour guide! She was very knowledgeable and very accommodating. The plantation was beautif
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Wonderful experience
Isabelle, our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the area. She was very conscientious a
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Great Plantation Tpirs
A really pleasant day. Isabelle communicated days before hand with pickup arrangements, etc. The van was very comfo
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Wonderful tour by Isabelle
Isabelle was a wonderful guide. She knew so much of the history of the area and really made the trip interesting.
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Derek L
Isabella was amazing! She Came early, she brought us to the Laura plantation and to the destrehan plantation. She e
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Laura Plantation
This was a very good tour for getting out of the city and seeing some of the rest of Louisiana. Isabelle was very
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New Orleans in 4 hours!
I highly recommend this tour. Isabelle led my family of five on a delightful driving tour through New Orleans. We
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Great trip!
We enjoyed Giselle's wonderful explanations and all the guided tours were great. Our 3 boys (10, 10 + 6) especially
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Incredible! Incredible! Incredible!
I would first like to give a huge thank you to Giselle who was a phenomenal tour guide and liaison. My partner and
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Wonderful experience
Isabelle did an outstanding job and I will use her again! She had extensive knowledge and was very professional. We
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So much fun!
We had a wonderful time doing this tour and we can't say enough about Isabelle! She was so fun and informative and
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Combination tour
Had a great day, airboat was such fun and close encounters with alligators. Guides are all so informative including
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Wonderful Tour!!!
We had a great time in on the airboat and plantation tours. The scenery at all locations was beautiful. We even (sa
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Tours by Isabelle
Tour was well organized,fun and informative informative. Our guide was knowledgeable and humorous. Not inexpensive
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$$ well spent!
We had a great trip! It was a cool day in NOLA so Isabelle adjusted our tour so that we saw the Sugar Plantations f
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  • Duration: 4h
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