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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans provided by Tours by Isabelle

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Our tour vans are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, all door handles and interior surfaces wiped down with alcohol-based disinfectant daily. Our driver-guides wear masks and disposable masks are provided to guests upon request.
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Cruise through the lush Louisiana bayou on an airboat ride that combines classic southern scenery with the excitement of speeding through the waterways. Ideal for New Orleans’ visitors without a car, this tour transports you out of the city and into nature. Once there, you can experience a side of Louisiana that most New Orleans visitors never get a chance to enjoy.
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  • Pass by Mississippi River
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    Bayou Segnette State Park
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Board a small airboat and relax as your professional airboat captain takes you comfortably through marshes and deep into secluded bayous. On your 1.5-hour (roughly) airboat ride, hold on tight as the airboat reaches speeds of up to 45 mph (72 kph)! See abundant cypress trees, Louisiana’s state tree, and watch for native wildlife. After your airboat tour, you’ll return to your hotel.
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Highlights
  • Experience the thrill of an airboat ride through the bayou
  • Relax with round-trip transport from your New Orleans accommodations
  • A guide shares entertaining and educational stories about your surroundings
  • A small-group tour creates a personalized experience
Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned 13-passenger van
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, with exact pick up time provided
  • 1.5-hour airboat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Bayou Segnette State Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In case of inclement weather, the tour may be shortened, postponed or replaced with a similar tour on a covered boat
  • Sunglasses are recommended
  • For parties of up to 14 who wish to not be split up, there are 14-passenger airboats available
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Due to the nature of the airboat, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, people with back or neck issues or recent surgeries are not allowed to participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Robyn4377 wrote a review 7 Aug
Springfield, Missouri23 contributions13 helpful votes
The airboat was a great mix of ecology and entertainment. Fed lots of alligators and saw the natural beauty of the swamps. Not super touristy and a little bit scary - perfect!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much Ms Robyn for your great 5-star comment! Yes this small airboat tour is indeed a perfect mix of fun and learning, with a little touch of 'fear' , to keep you entertained...all of it in a beautiful natural environment! Please do come back soon to NOLA ! Isabelle C
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MichelleJohnson wrote a review May 2020
Brentwood, Tennessee4 contributions1 helpful vote
Isabelle was fantastic!!! She picked us up, told us all about New Orleans as she drove in the pouring rain, texted and called to double check everything, and had all the supplies we needed. Our air boat captain was amazing and very knowledgeable and safe. We saw and fed huge
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Responded 27 May 2020
Wow! What a nice review! Thank you so much Michelle, it was really my pleasure! I am so glad your son got his birthday wish to do this fast and fun tour! And that the rain finally stopped! My big army ponchos are still trying to dry out! LOL ! Have a safe trip home and do come back to visit with us one day! Isabelle C.
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Idaho Oh's wrote a review May 2020
Meridian, Idaho1 contribution2 helpful votes
This was our second time taking this tour and we were fortunate enough to have Billy as our tour guide both times (totally a coincidence)! The first time was our first time in NOLA and our 25th wedding anniversary. This trip was with great friends for a milestone birthday --
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
Responded 27 May 2020
Hello and thank you so much for taking our Grand tour twice, and for this great comment! I will forward it to Billy and to your boat captain! Yes, having been in business for 41 years, I tend to keep the same wonderful staff year after year, and I am so happy you liked your tour guides, both times! People like you make our job a pleasure! Please come back down again after life and travel become normal again! We will be so happy to welcome you back to NOLA ! Isabelle C.
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Candy O wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We loved every minute of the tour! We all enjoyed our guide on the ride over & back to the hotel, Isabella is very knowledgeable about NOLA. The guide on the alligator tour was funny, very insightful and a hoot be around. I highly recommend this tour!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Tom P wrote a review Mar 2020
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Billy was our tour guide and is very knowledgeable about Louisiana, New Orleans and sports. He also has a great sense of humor and fun to be around. Derek our Airboat Tour Guide is very knowledgeable and patient. The Airboat ride was a key highlight during our 3 day trip
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Date of experience: January 2020
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wandal619
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Great way to see Louisiana
Seriously informative tours, absolutely beautiful Plantations. My husband and I were on our honeymoon and had never
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bethcV4814IB
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Great time!
Thank you "Tours by Isabelle"! My son and I were in New Orleans for his 24th birthday weekend. This was a great
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brandoquin
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Tours with Isabelle Swamp Airboat tour a Louisiana Must do Tour, 5 stars and two thumbs up!
Airboat Captain was fun, professional and interesting, boat is top of the line fast and thrilling...
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bluestreaker2017
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Plantation Tour
We were picked up at our front door and taken to an air boat tour on a private series of canals in the swamp. Beca
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bluestreaker2017
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Swap and Sugar
The air boat ride went through open channels in private swamp land where the alligators are protected. The boat ca
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Kimba628
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NOLA fun!
Isabelle is an amazing lady full of great historical information. We had a lot of fun on the swamp tour! We loved o
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stevebJ9523KA
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Great fun
Fantastic trip from hotel pick up to drop off. Isabelle is very knowledgeable and engaging, pointing out the histor
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staceyk172
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A perfect time!
Absolutely the best! Isabelle was great with communication before the excursion, picked us up on time, extremely kn
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Casey B
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Great Private tour - Thank you
Isabelle was wonderful, accommodating and professional to work with. She helped my family create a perfect private
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Baileri1
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Great private city tour!!
The private tour was fantastic. Isabelle took us everywhere we would have wanted to see. This is a great way to mor
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msadler223
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Go and you will not regret it
My husband and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Houmas house was so beautiful and we had a wonderful tour guide
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tarinrud
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The St. Joseph and Whitney Plantation Tour is a MUST DO!
We absolutely loved our tour! St. Joseph Plantation gave them view point of slavery for the whites. It was a beauti
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kevinrD2073YQ
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Very responsive and professional
Due to the Covid situation we had to cancel our trip. Isabelle was very responsive and gracious, refunded our paym
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imfitz
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Cancellation of tour
A group of four from Australia!we had booked and paid for an airboat tour ,they offered great tours at good prices
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alli2289
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Loved our tour guide Renee
We did the bayou and plantations tour with Renee. He was phenomenal and absolutely made the day one I’ll never forg
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