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Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours

251 Marina Dr, Gibson, LA 70356-3444
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afternoon delight

we saw so many different birds, and alligators and blooming wildflowers. very learned guide and... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
albertan12days
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Wetaskiwin, Canada
Authentic swamp tour

We had a great time on the boat. We got to see the different areas of the bayou and lots of native... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
vivvyanne115
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Portland, Maine
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251 Marina Dr, Gibson, LA 70356-3444
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

we saw so many different birds, and alligators and blooming wildflowers. very learned guide and the weather was fabulous. it was such a fun time. saw cajun flamingoes ( roseate spoonbill_

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the boat. We got to see the different areas of the bayou and lots of native wildlife. The guide was knowledgeable and very nice. Comparative to other tours, this one was well priced and covered more area.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had a really good time. We saw a ton of alligators. Their was a lot of wildlife. I would definitely do this again. A family with kids was on the same boat and they really like it also.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We took our children, ages 11, 9 & 7, and a great time was had by all. Our guide share his knowledge of the area and we saw many types of wildlife. We saw baby gators to over 10 foot gators, turtles, nutria, muskrats and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

After extensive review of airboat tours near New Orleans, we made the decision to drive about one hour out of the city to Gibson for the Bayou Black tour. We do not regret this decision! We wanted an authentic swamp airboat tour. It seemed like...More

1  Thank Pam S
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband booked this tour by calling. We arrived at the Marina and parked our car. You need to purchase a parking ticket from the very interesting store, for a small price. There are bathrooms in the store, so visit them before the tour. Junior...More

1  Thank Hokeypokeysue
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a great tour through the swamp and river. We saw gators, wild hogs, birds, and awesome cypress trees.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

My spouse and I spent a long weekend in New Orleans. We had always wanted to experience an airboat tour of the swamp. We have taken many wildlife and outdoor adventure tours, and Bayou Black is at the top of our list. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank TJouer
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our family truly enjoyed this non-commercialized air boat swamp tour. We had a wonderful captain "Wayne" and he was fun to listen to. This was really our highlight in our trip to Louisiana. The boat ride was quite long and the captain stopped several times...More

Thank Patti R
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Jnr was a very knowledgable tour guide of the swamp lands. Pointing out and explaining various activities with his southern charm. Highly recommend this tour for anyone!

Thank Jack R
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Gene S
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Response from bhupp | Reviewed this property |
Although a lot of walking is not required, pathways are not paved and you must load the boat via dock to boat. The boat ride is fairly smooth, but if you are doing this during the summer months as we did I would not... More
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