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Cajun Critters Swamp Tour

363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094-4115
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Great time with a great guide/captain!

Though I've been to New Orleans a hundred times, I saw a Groupon for this tour and thought, what... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Terry G
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Pensacola, Florida
Loved It!

There was 3 of us on this swamp tour and all three of us loved it. We saw lots of gators and some... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
kamilouise13
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Granville, Ohio
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363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094-4115
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Though I've been to New Orleans a hundred times, I saw a Groupon for this tour and thought, what the heck! I'm so glad I did. We took the 9:30 am tour, so it wouldn't be too hot. Captain James was knowledgeable, nice, and answered...More

Thank Terry G
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

There was 3 of us on this swamp tour and all three of us loved it. We saw lots of gators and some very pretty birds, James knows so much about alligators. We loved his stories. We highly recommend doing this swamp tour while in...More

Thank kamilouise13
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The swamp tour was fantastic, loved the pigs! Captain Emmett was lots of fun and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to enjoy the swamp experience.

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Large pontoon, great for large families and small children. Can here the Captain , not like the airboats , don not have to have ear protection. He is a local native, knows his stuff. Alligators are seen up close and are familiar with his boat....More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The swamp tour is a surprise of our stay in NOLA. Although, winter time may not be a good time to visit tour, since it's cold and the gators and animals are not as active as in summer. But we were still able to see...More

2  Thank Micro-Young
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our tour guide James was excellent from the moment we walked up to him he made our group feel welcome. He talked about him and his cousin Jesse and how they started the business. It was pretty cold when we went so there weren't a...More

Thank kenya b
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My family and 2 additional teenage boys joined a tour. The price was worth every penny. The guide is a vet and local who you can tell loves this job, and his wife (his quick call from his wife was not a bother to the...More

Thank travellinfamof6
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We found the tour on Groupon. We loved it! We will go back and do this one again when we return. We heard a lot if interesting facts about the area. I would recommend it to anyone traveling to the area.

Thank Nikki Q
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We spent a week in NOLA, and this is the first thing we mention when we talk about our trip! It was the true NOLA experience you HAVE to have! Seeing the alligators in their true habbitat was so cool when your from the midwest!!!...More

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our swamp tour with Captain James! He is very passionate & funny and has a wealth of information to share about the bayou and the gators that live there! We saw numerous gators, one as long as 14 feet! It was great...More

Thank Noella Devin P
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they are about 30-45 min or so out.
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7 July 2016|
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Is there a restroom on board the boat?
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Yes, call ahead :) Enjoy
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