My kids and I went and had a wonderful time. It was hot but that's to be expected. The kids wanted to sit in the front so we did. However with other boats in the water when the guide is talking you can't hear. Our...More
Experience the Louisiana bayou outside of New Orleans on this airboat ride near Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Learn about the historic swampland, just a short ride outside the city, teeming with wildlife through your guide’s commentary. This tour offers an excellent way to get out of the city and into Louisiana nature. Both self-drive and hotel pickup options are available to fit your budget and schedule.
When booking, customize this tour to fit your schedule. You can choose from morning or afternoon departures; self-drive to the town of Jean Lafitte; or bus pickup at your New Orleans hotel.
Once you arrive at the launch site, step aboard your airboat (small boats accommodate six to eight passengers; large boats are limited to 25). Hold on to your seat as the fast, light boat takes off through the tidewater cypress swamp, which borders Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The flat-bottom airboat allows access to even the shallowest of water, where many tidal birds and swamp creatures make their homes.
Your guide narrates the sights, such as tupelo-gum trees and cypress trees covered with moss, as you whip through the water. Learn about the bayou’s native creatures, such as nutria, snakes, turtles, and alligators.Back in Jean Lafitte, stop by the albino alligator exhibit or grab some food before leaving.
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We took a private airboat tour for my friends bachelor party yesterday and it was an amazing experience! Our driver Paul, was unbelievably fun and indulged us in all of our bachelor party antics! He was so helpful and knowledgeable and really made the trip!...More
We're glad Captain Paul showed you and your friends an amazing time on the Louisiana swamps! Thank you for your recommendation! We hope to see y'all on your next trip to New Orleans!
During our entire trip to New Orleans, we were looking forward for this swamp tour on an airboat. Although it was not their fault that there was rain in the forecast, there is room for improvement. The check-in process was quick and organized. Once we...More
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T Earl was our guide and he was a good one. First gator was between 10-11 feet and friendly enough for our guide to kiss. Saw a few other gators but got to explore parts of the swamp including the guide’s personal property. Very knowledgeable...More
Thank you for leaving your review, Mike! We're glad Captain Earl showed you a great time on the Louisiana swamps! We hope to see y'all again on your next trip to New Orleans!
Had no idea the airboats were so noisy! Air protection was provided. Wonderful ride through a special area. Excellent adventure with T Earl. Loved his story of fishing with upside down bushes!! Saw several alligators which were lured to come closer with marshmallows!! Was told...More
We're glad Captain Earl showed you a great time while on the Louisiana swamps! We hope to see y'all again on your next trip to New Orleans! Thanks for leaving your feedback!