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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour

Highlights
  • Go to one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands during this swamp tour
  • Your guide knows the best and safest ways around the secluded swamp
  • Learn about the area and its Cajun history and culture from your guide
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour
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Overview
Swamps can hold hidden dangers such as alligators, wild boars, and even snakes. This guided tour guarantees you safe travel through one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands, and takes you to a Cajun village accessible only by boat. Plus, you'll learn about the history and culture of Honey Island Swamp from your guide as you cruise through the bayou.
What to Expect

Meet for this swamp tour at Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, which is about an hour away from New Orleans. This wildlife area is one of the last protected wetlands in the entire state.

After you check in, board your open-air boat and get comfortable. Your boat sets off on the swamp as your guide tells you the history of the area as well as fun folklore associated with the swamp.

As you go, keep an eye out for wildlife, including alligators, snakes, wild boars, and birds. Make sure to have your camera ready so you can snap pictures, too. Your guide also takes you to a Cajun village in the swamp that’s used the area for medicine, food, and other everyday needs for years.

Your New Orleans swamp and bayou tour ends back at the docking point in Slidell.
Reviews (251)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Captain John is terrific!

We really enjoyed our swamp tour, Captain John is very knowledgeable and took us to the best spots to see the wildlife. He brought alligator pellets to feed the animals. It was nice that he didn't feed them junk, He was patient so we could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very interesting

Captain Ron did a very nice job explaining not only the animals behavior, but also intersting facts about the people that lived and are still living there. Unfortunately, because it was very cold we could not see the alligators (maybe next time). The landscapes are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Perfection

This tour very well may have been the best part of my trip. We had Captain Emmett and he was just so great (Even with the raccoons). So much knowledge to share about everything in the area and getting the boat positioned so we could...More

Thank 238cassiaa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Interesting AND fun!

We had captain John as our guide, and he was full of great information and knew lots about not only the “critters”, but the vegetation as well (which I peppered him with questions about!)! Since John’s childhood playground was essentially he swamp - he has...More

1  Thank TravellingtoParis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sleek, well run operation that delivers an authentic swamp experience

This was a great adventure and unlike anything I and my wife did on our week long trip to New Orleans. We took the long way over the causeway as my wife had never drove over it as it was her first trip to New...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Damon T
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LI Y
16 December 2018|
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Response from Daniel I | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can park on site for free.
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mrsgail63
4 September 2018|
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Response from mmorgan72 | Reviewed this property |
I would think the walk from the main building, across the parking lot, across the highway, and down to the docks would be too much from him
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George0215
24 July 2018|
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Response from Tamera S | Reviewed this property |
55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461. It's down a little back road that's nice to drive.
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