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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour

From US$36.00
Highlights
  • Go to one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands during this swamp tour
  • Your guide knows the best and safest ways around the secluded swamp
  • Learn about the area and its Cajun history and culture from your guide
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour
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5pm Swamp Tour
Tour departs at 5:00pm; No hotel pickup or drop-off included
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Overview
Swamps can hold hidden dangers such as alligators, wild boars, and even snakes. This guided tour guarantees you safe travel through one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands, and takes you to a Cajun village accessible only by boat. Plus, you'll learn about the history and culture of Honey Island Swamp from your guide as you cruise through the bayou.
What to Expect

Meet for this swamp tour at Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, which is about an hour away from New Orleans. This wildlife area is one of the last protected wetlands in the entire state.

After you check in, board your open-air boat and get comfortable. Your boat sets off on the swamp as your guide tells you the history of the area as well as fun folklore associated with the swamp.

As you go, keep an eye out for wildlife, including alligators, snakes, wild boars, and birds. Make sure to have your camera ready so you can snap pictures, too. Your guide also takes you to a Cajun village in the swamp that’s used the area for medicine, food, and other everyday needs for years.

Your New Orleans swamp and bayou tour ends back at the docking point in Slidell.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Excellent!

Captain Ron was awesome! Beautiful tour of swamp. Saw small gators, birds, coons and wild pigs. Informative and fun!

Thank JacksonCntyFolks
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Fun Encounters

We loved this tour and loved our guide Jerry who made every effort to make this tour not just enjoyable but educational.Jerry guided his boat safely and made sure we got to see several parts of the swamp and encounter several critters from alligators to...More

Thank Claucat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Swamp Tour

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna and introduced us to many interesting critters during tour

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Awesome

Tour guide was hilarious and knowledgeable. Saw tons of wildlife including alligators, snakes, pigs and raccoons. He had great stories and delivery. The boat was in good condition as was the checkin facility. Highly recommend!

Thank jessica m
Reviewed 6 days ago
Highlight of our trip!

Definitely worth the ticket price and the drive out there (which was fun all in itself, I'm glad we drove ourselves and saw a bit more of the area), with plenty of wildlife to be seen even on a cold March day like we had...More

Thank Bethany L
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bethany thank you for being our guest. The "Cajun A/C" is more appreciated in the hot months like August ;). The challenging waterways can only be navigated by smaller boats like our 10-22 passengers. Other swamps have man made canals that allow for large 40-72...More

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Amy G
24 April 2018|
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Response from stevejt01 | Reviewed this property |
Good Question. If the person is able to physically walk and make it down two average steps, then I don't see it as a problem since the boat seating is basically two, long benches, back to back. Any boat Captain can assign... More
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Julia T
19 April 2018|
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Response from LARRY S | Reviewed this property |
Around two hours on the water depending on the amount of animals that are viewed.
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Janet F
4 April 2018|
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Response from Marek B | Reviewed this property |
Address: 55345 Hwy 90 East Slidell, Louisiana 70461, US GPS: 30°13'53.5"N 89°40'11.5"W
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