Outdoor activities in New Orleans

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Outdoor Activities in New Orleans

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Airboat Tours
2 hours
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€106.77
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Water Tours
2 hours
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€63.15
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Airboat Tours
2 hours
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€87.18
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Airboat Tours
2 hours
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€83.26
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Airboat Tours
6+ hours
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€170.43
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Bus Tours
2 hours
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€53.87
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Private and Luxury
1 hour
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€58.77
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Private and Luxury
2 hours
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€34.28
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Day Cruises
1–2 hours
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€28.41
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Airboat Tours
6+ hours
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€237.04
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Half-day Tours
4 hours
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€56.81
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Water Tours
2 hours
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€34.62
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Water Tours
1–2 hours
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Airboat Tours
5–6 hours
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€171.41
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City Tours
1 hour
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€293.85
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What travellers are saying

  • Amy T
    2 contributions
    We loved this experience. We visited out of season so hard to see gators as they are not in the water much but Ronnie was a legend in finding us one! The airboat was great but honestly it was Ronnie that made the experience memorable. He was so personable and we just all had a laugh. He is a real credit to the business, so knowledgeable and a real character!
    Written 23 November 2022
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  • KirkRB
    Redondo Beach, CA39 contributions
    My wife and I had a great time on the small-group (6 passengers) tour with Captain Danny. We were initially worried about getting wet, but that didn't happen even though we were sitting in the front row. The boat doesn't splash much, even at high speed. Ear protection is provided as an option, but no one on our boat thought it was really necessary. Even though most of the big alligators have begun hibernating by November, we still saw a few smaller ones. Danny shared lots of info about the flora and fauna of the swamp during the tour. The bus pickup at our hotel was on time and the return trip begun immediately after we disembarked from the airboat.
    Written 23 November 2022
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  • Alexander B
    1 contribution
    One of the highlights of our stay in New Orleans! We had a nice sunny day and say lots pf gators! Kudos to Capt. Everest.
    Written 28 November 2022
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  • Julie J
    1 contribution
    Our driver Lieman and his mule Footloose were entertaining and professional! There were only a few of us and Lieman is entertaining, engaging and knows his New Orleans ghost and vampire lore. Footloose is a smart fella.and knows every step of his route! This mule drawn carriage tour takes you through the French quarter to some of the most notorious haunted locations listed on several "must see while in New Orleans" lists. Not only did Lieman have a great delivery he went the extra mile to have Photos of many of the main characters of his stories on his phone for us to see.

    So Lieman was amazing! But I also have to mention the other driver that helped us rebook our tickets after I mistakenly booked them for the wrong day! He was also wonderful but I didnt catch his name. From start to finish this was a great time!

    I would recommend this company and tour to anyone. They provide excellent customer service and deliver on their promises of providing an informative and fun experience!
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Keith D
    Richardson, TX475 contributions
    We took the Oak Alley and Swamp Tour combination package. Oak Alley is a beautiful plantation home on the banks of the Mississippi about 45 minutes outside of New Orleans. You’ll get a formal tour and about an hour to explore the plantation on your own, but if taking the all day tour, need to use this time to grab lunch. There is a restaurant on site but the cafe is quicker and a better option. The swamp portion of the tour explores all around the bayou along the intercoastal waterway south of New Orleans. We took the covered boat, so didn’t get into some of the more shallow spots, but still had a great time.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Bob P
    1 contribution
    From hotel pick up to the airport tour and return all staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. For those of you looking for an adventure there is one major advantage we found with the small airboat tour. It gets into swamp areas the larger boats can not. Was quite fun navigating the smaller streams between swamps. Ask your tour guide about the swamp cows.........
    Written 24 November 2022
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  • Ixchel P
    1 contribution
    Fun even though it was raining! We were out in the rain & our tour guide Matt made it fun & educational! We’ll be back when it’s not soggy!
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • Skyy M
    1 contribution
    Those chicks are so hot!! And the zip-lining was so much fun. It's five different lines. They zipline to a post and then one by one the group joins. The guides do a good job of keeping everyone safe and keeping everyone entertained between ziplines. The swamp is cool too.
    Written 15 November 2022
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  • NancyT
    Glenolden, PA39 contributions
    Great tour, plenty of exhibits, outdoor replica slave quarters, authentic artifacts. Beautiful grounds. Airboat tour was so much fun, great guide. Small airboat tour really made our trip worthwhile. Definitely make sure you go!!
    Written 25 November 2022
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  • Oxana
    5 contributions
    We had a great time on this tour. Our guide was very nice, friendly and funny. Gave us some really interesting facts and information. Alas, I didn't catch his name. And the baby gator made my day! It was so adorable and cute. My first time ever getting so close to it, let alone hold it. It was awesome. Also, hotel pick up and drop off was very helpful and convenient.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Samantha D
    4 contributions
    Check in was quick and easy. The lady who checked us in was very friendly. Our driver Charles was wonderful. He was very easy going and knowledgeable. It was a beautiful way to see the city and learn some of it's story.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Benycogen
    Reading, PA8 contributions
    Our tour guide Matt is very knowledgeable about the ecosystem of this area, including the effect of recent storms. You can feel a genuine affection for this area through his own life. His sense of humor was very entertaining.
    Written 16 November 2022
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  • ora
    3 contributions
    our guide jason really tookm us through those swamps with precision aimed at sighting the alligators, various birds,turtles and local flora and fauna. it was interesting to hear how many films were made in the area as well.
    Written 8 November 2022
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  • Vicky S
    Davistown, Australia3 contributions
    Ellen was wonderful, kept us entertained on the drive and was very knowledgeable about the area.
    Isabel was very good at stayed my in contact with us, the whole thing was very easy.
    Written 25 October 2022
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  • Jane A
    1 contribution
    Dwyane the grey line coach driver was excellent. He provided excellent information. The bayou trip was good and informative.
    Written 21 November 2022
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