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Cajun Encounters

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New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504-834-1770
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US$56.00*
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour With Transport
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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans
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A 20 year old locally owned and operated tour company providing highly rated, comfortable, fun, and educational tours of the swamps, city, cemeteries, and plantations in and around New Orleans. We recruit and train the most knowledgeable tour guides and boat captains in the city, and design our boats and buses to be comfortable and safe, providing an unparalleled experience of the city. Plantation Tours: Step back in time and explore two of New Orleans' most famous plantations: Oak Alley, an Antebellum Plantation, and Laura, A Creole Plantation. We'll pick you up from your hotel and take you down the historic Mississippi River Road in the comfort of our air conditioned, air ride buses. City Tours: We'll take you to all the must-see landmarks on your list, including the French Quarter, Garden District, Marigny, and more. Our buses are designed for your supreme comfort with powerful air conditioning, air ride technology, and seamless windows for the best views. Swamp Tours: Take a guided tour of the famous Honey Island Swamp. You'll glide through gator territory and hear all about the swamp and its natural inhabitants from our highly knowledgeable, certified captains. See gators and wildlife up close and personal as you explore narrow slews that only our boats are built to navigate. If you want to experience New Orleans, Cajun Encounters Tour Company is dedicated to showing you the best the city has to offer.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“swamp tour” (926 reviews)
“wild boar” (227 reviews)
“captain greg” (130 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New Orleans, LA 70116
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Thank Katie M
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome tour! We saw snakes, raccoons, wild hogs, and of course, alligators. They feed them so you can see the gators come up out of the water. Our guide was very informative and funny. Highly recommended!More

Thank Gabriell L
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Gabriell, I'm so glad you had a great time with us and you were able to see so much wildlife. The best thing we did to get up close and personal is building smaller 22 passenger boats and touring natural sloughs. Most companies use airboats...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to do a swamp tour and this did not disappoint. My husband was initially skeptical, but we both had the best time. We couldn’t believe how close the gators actually came to the boat! But we felt safe at all times....More

Thank Marsha B
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Marsha! Our smaller boat size and the natural sloughs makes a big difference when getting to see wildlife. The 40-70 passenger boats that tour man made canals just don't have the same experience as our custom 22 passenger boats.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour. Great value for money. It was small, fabulous driver / guide. They took you to all the major areas so you gained a great overview of New Orleans. This tour is well worth doing !

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Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I think a city tour is great to do in any city you visit. It gives a great idea of what the city has to offer. Thank you for being our guest!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour and guide. Very organized and safe for all ages. We went in November and was a little chilly for the big gators, but a few smaller ones shined their smiles at us. Saw the wild boars getting fed as well. Rent a car...More

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Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for a wonderful review. I love reading reviews that talk about our organization and safety. Come back and see us.

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Scottie M
10 August 2017|
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Response from stanclements | Reviewed this property |
We took water and gatorade.
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Angela F
7 August 2017|
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Response from MSM0078 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were back in French Quarter around 12h30.
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mtdk316
21 July 2017|
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Response from motravel51 | Reviewed this property |
Mornings have always worked best for me anytime I have gone on wildlife tours, but you probably need to check with the company. They are super polite and helpful, so give them a call or email
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