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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

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    Stop At: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 419 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1035

    Once you receive your ticket online please bring your e-voucher down to the gift shop. When the voucher is successful redeemed from the reservationists, you will be directed to your pontoon boat and greeted by your Captain. Make sure to bring your camera along to capture Louisiana's swampland in all its glory Native guides will lead you through the meandering bayou in a shady, spacious pontoons boat under a relaxing breeze. Learn about the swamps ecosystem and all of its mysterious lore while viewing the gators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and snakes that call the swamp their home.

    Tour times include: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. (seasonal) daily. Tours last for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Cruises are free for children three and younger.

    If you are coming from New Orleans and need a hotel pick up Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour offers pick ups/drop offs at select hotel locations. Please call (504) 689-4186 for exact pick up time/location options and to reserve your transport. All pickups are 1 hour prior to tour. There's a lunch option available for the 10 a.m. where you will dine at Restaurant Des Familes after your swamp adventure.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    6601 Leo Kerner Pkwy, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Narrated tour on restroom equipped boat.
    • Lunch (with purchase of 10 a.m. tour only)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
    • Transportation (Available to Purchase for an Additional Fee)
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a great tour with a great assortment of folks to an older person in a wheelchair. Boat accommodates all kinda. Captain knows his waters and where to see the wildlife. Boat turns enough so all sides get a view. Saw herons, alligators, old...More

    Thank 412momokenmare
    Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

    We took the 10 am swamp tour. We had a great time. We saw many alligatores. We got to hold and pose with a baby alligator ( mouth taped closed). Capt Brent made the trip a fun time for all. I recomend getting there early....More

    1  Thank MJkicnski
    Reviewed 18 May 2019 via mobile

    Our guide, Cptn Brent, was great! he was informative and personal. He stopped at many different spots along the way, saw a dozen or so Gators as well as other critters. Brent was well versed in the area and able to answer all of our...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Ahinzman
    Reviewed 26 April 2019

    I had taken this tour years ago, prior to this swamp becoming part of the Jean Lafitte National Park. Although I did miss the baiting of the alligators for an up close view, we still saw many alligators in their natural environment. The swamp had...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank jylm2019
    Reviewed 20 April 2019

    We had a great time riding the boat down the bayou and seeing the gators. Our tour guide was funny and we learned a lot. You won't see something like this in any other part of the states so if you are hesitating to do...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    You have to drive to the location. It was only $40 for a Lyft
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