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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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Experience the other Swamp Tour in New Orleans. This destination is only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Hold onto your hat! This New Orleans airboat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour and part ride. This boat has a maximum of six passengers to ensure a small, personal and uncrowded experience.
Highlights
  • Take an airboat along the famous New Orleans swamps on this tour
  • Learn about the local wildlife and plants that inhabit the area
  • Discover alligators in their natural habitat and capture great photos
  • Enjoy a more personalized experience with a maximum of six guests
What to Expect
Receive a free pickup from your Downtown New Orleans hotel before embarking on your airboat swamp tour. Hop into your airboat—with stadium seating—and sit back to enjoy the unobstructed views of the surrounding swamplands. Breeze through the variety of environments—swamp, marsh, and lake—while looking for wildlife. Alligators are everywhere during the summer months; during winter, when they hibernate, there is still a 50/50 chance of seeing one. Look up to spot a number of bird species, such as eagles, pelicans, ospreys, and even owls. These airboats are designed to go where normal boats can’t reach, allowing you to zip through the swamps at up to 200 mph (322 kph). Snap some photos as your captain slows down, and relish this swamp and airboat ride—a unique New Orleans experience—before heading back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from any major downtown New Orleans hotel. If you hotel is not listed please list in comments area.
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1 hour and 40 minute airboat tour
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We signed up for 10.20 tour. It was a smooth pickup from the hotel and a nice ride to the docks where we had half an hour to spend at the gift shop and the dock. It was a beautiful tour. Even though it was a really cold day, we got to see 5 alligators. Our guide Dewey was great
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
Responded 3 days ago
Captain Dewey and our staff appreciate the positive review! Most importantly, we are glad that you and your kids had a great experience on tour. Thank you!
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This was such a fun experience and something we'll definitely be doing again in peak gator season! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, funny, and made the tour even better. Even in hibernation season we saw 2 gators! Don't think twice about booking this trip - it was amazing!
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are so glad that you had a great experience! We hope to see you again during the peak season. Thank you!
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Guide was fun, informed, and led us to see many alligators and wild life. We learned about the swamps and vegetation as well.
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This is a must do when in the south. Pickup from hotel was easy, drive out to location good. Our guide was Chaz, he was FABULOUS. We were here for the hibernation time, but because he lives in the swamp/bayou area, he sussed out a location of a big gator and took us right away
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The small group swamp boat tour was an absolutely amazing experience. We traveled through a variety of different areas within the swamp (bayous, canals, marshes) and were able to take in the unique beauty of Louisiana’s landscape, as well as a few spotting of wildlife. But it
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By: Louisiana Tour Company
Simonweng
Oakland, California
424
City Tour
Excellent city tour. Nice driver and guide. Visited downtown, French Quarter, garden district, city park, lake and
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Avkar
Wailea, Hawaii
76
Best part of the trip
We signed up for 10.20 tour. It was a smooth pickup from the hotel and a nice ride to the docks where we had half
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Karen S
North Royalton, Ohio
298
Louisiana Tour Co. -Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour - Drove out
Our Air Boat Tour operator was fantastic! Even though there are not a lot of gators to see at the beginning of
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Mike A.
Aruba
10
Louisiana Tour Co. - airboat adventure
Great fun in the swamp! Airboats are a blast and our ride through the swamp was awesome! We were on the 9:45
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Jami
10
So cool
We set off on a heavy downpour with our bus driver who should be driving NASCAR as she handled that bus like a
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hopeks
Perth, Australia
60
Captain Ernie made the tour!
Went on the large airboat tour back in October 2019 and had such a great time. Ernie was very informative and you
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Shawn H
10
Highlight of our trip!
This was such a fun experience and something we'll definitely be doing again in peak gator season! Our guide was
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Carla Y
10
Airboat small group swamp tour
Guide was fun, informed, and led us to see many alligators and wild life. We learned about the swamps and
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CanadianandAussie
187
Excellent tour
This is a must do when in the south. Pickup from hotel was easy, drive out to location good. Our guide was Chaz,
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Carla R
Belfast, United Kingdom
4624
Brilliant
We opted for hotel pick up, which saved us the hassle of finding our own way there. The bus transportation was
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