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Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours

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Address: 251 Marina Dr., Gibson, LA 70356
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+1 504-628-2508

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Worth every penny!

After extensive review of airboat tours near New Orleans, we made the decision to drive about one hour out of the city to Gibson for the Bayou Black tour. We do not regret this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Pam S
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West Point, Utah
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West Point, Utah
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After extensive review of airboat tours near New Orleans, we made the decision to drive about one hour out of the city to Gibson for the Bayou Black tour. We do not regret this decision! We wanted an authentic swamp airboat tour. It seemed like the tours in New Orleans would be to touristy. We also choose the airboat because... More 

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Sydney NSW Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband booked this tour by calling. We arrived at the Marina and parked our car. You need to purchase a parking ticket from the very interesting store, for a small price. There are bathrooms in the store, so visit them before the tour. Junior was our guide, he was really exceptional and we enjoyed every moment of the tour,... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was a great tour through the swamp and river. We saw gators, wild hogs, birds, and awesome cypress trees.

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Bellbrook, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My spouse and I spent a long weekend in New Orleans. We had always wanted to experience an airboat tour of the swamp. We have taken many wildlife and outdoor adventure tours, and Bayou Black is at the top of our list. I highly recommend making the hour and a half drive out to Gibson as you will not regret... More 

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North Judson, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our family truly enjoyed this non-commercialized air boat swamp tour. We had a wonderful captain "Wayne" and he was fun to listen to. This was really our highlight in our trip to Louisiana. The boat ride was quite long and the captain stopped several times to point out things of interest, including near by alligators. I researched on the web... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Jnr was a very knowledgable tour guide of the swamp lands. Pointing out and explaining various activities with his southern charm. Highly recommend this tour for anyone!

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Thank Jack R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We booked a tour with Jr. a few weeks before our tour. I booked via e-mail which was easier than phone. We saw a variety of wildlife: gators, birds, insects, plant life, and a swamp rat. Our guide was very knowledgable about the swamp and its history. I would suggest a morning tour if it is summer. Our 16 year... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

May 10, 2016, Wow! Wow! I have been on other swamp tours, but this is the best. Eagles, 10 - 12 foot gator ( I could have touched it if I had chosen), many many beautiful birds, and trees. The swamp is so beautiful, the trees, there are no words to describe this place. The guide was very experienced, he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Junior, our guide, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We saw numerous birds, gators, and other wildlife. We will be back again.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. Just a brilliant experience. Small groups, and a highly knowledgable and entertaining guide! We saw Aligators up close, as well as a whole range of swamp creatures. This was a definite highlight of our tour of the south.

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