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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

Highlights
  • 2-hour airboat tour of the swamps surrounding New Orleans
  • Cruise the atmospheric waterways in search of ferocious alligators
  • Learn about the area’s fascinating flora and fauna from your professional guide
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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
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Tour departs at 12:10pm; 16 passenger Airboat Tour; No hotel pickup included
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2:10pm Tour
Tour departs at 2:10pm; 16 passenger Airboat Tour; No hotel pickup included
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Tour departs at 9:40am; 16 passenger Airboat Tour; No hotel pickup included
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Overview
Discover the atmospheric swamps surrounding New Orleans on a fascinating 2-hour airboat tour, led by a professional guide. In a small group, head to the outskirts of the city and climb aboard an airboat destined for the rich flora and fauna of the swamplands. Enrich your natural knowledge as you listen to intriguing commentary from your guide; scour the scenery for sightings of ferocious alligators; and feel your adrenaline levels surge as you accelerate and reach high speeds.
What to Expect
This tour is a combination of both a swamp tour and an airboat ride. Your tour guide will stop on your journey to allow for photos and alligator encounters! This airboat is a larger capacity vessel with the ability to seat up to 16 passengers. This is perfect for larger groups. The seating on your airboat is stadium style seating, so anyone seated in front of you will not be obstructing your view.

Each airboat tour is unique and unscripted, you never know what's going to be waiting for your group behind the next turn. Airboats are driven by a 454 Chevy Engine, bringing speeds of your boat up to 25 miles an hour. Airboats are propelled by a large fan that blow air behind the vessel. On this tour, you will reach places and visit areas which normal boats and vehicles are unable to access.
Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
We liked Captain Ernie. We loved seeing the alligators and the boat was fun!

Ernie was nice and good enough to inform us at the beginning that we did not need to take off ear protection each time the boat slowed. The boat ride was smooth and fun, it is fast. I would do it again if I am...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tallmich
Reviewed 28 October 2018
Amazing tour!

If you get the chance to ride with Captain Ernie, you have it made! He is very knowledgeable and found some great spots to find the gators at. Even in the heavy rain that came and went, the day was awesome! These boats make the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RaceRider
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile
Great Airboat Tour

Our guide was Chaz, and he did a great job of piloting, navigating and narrating. A true local Cajun man, he made us grateful Louisiana Tour Company put him in position to show us around this complex ecosystem.

Thank jeffmeistermusic
Reviewed 21 June 2018
another bucket list ticked off

fantastic day out on the water with a difference, an educated alligator tour on an air boat, great tour, great staff, and a great day (2 Hours) on the water

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paulgO5036CT
Reviewed 26 March 2018
The Best Part of Any Trip

If you're having qualms about taking this tour, just do it. This was the best part of my trip to New Orleans, bar none. You'll get to see plenty of gators (but keep the time of year in mind, if it's colder the gators will...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MaxT2031
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23 April 2018|
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Response from Dave O | Reviewed this property |
Yes the boat holds around fifty people and your three would be part of this despite it being a large boat the trip was very good
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