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New Orleans Airboat Ride

New Orleans Airboat Ride

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire lush, forested shoreline and spot local wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous on a sightseeing boat tour from New Orleans. Travel deep into the secluded bayous across the Mississippi River to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife. Your guide will provide commentary on Cajun culture and the myth‐laden swamps while you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, and native birds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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

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Experience the iconic New Orleans swamplands during a small-group airboat tour, led by a professional guide. Alternate between adrenaline-fuelled high speeds and gentle cruising as you sail past fascinating flora and fauna. Capture fantastic photographs of alligators in their natural habitat, and relish the intimate atmosphere of a small-group, limited to only nine passengers. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This fun-filled tour includes a ride on the boat plus admission to an albino alligator exhibit and transportation from New Orleans. While on-board, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you spot local wildlife, including alligators, nutria and native birds, and visit the secluded fishing village of Jean Lafitte, the infamous 19th‐century smuggler. The airboat holds 15-27 passengers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.00
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

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Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating airboat tour of the area, led by a professional guide. Cruise along the picturesque waterways in search of ferocious alligators and other rare wildlife while listening to illuminating commentary from your guide. Feel your adrenaline levels surge as your driver accelerates to high speeds, and capture fantastic photographs during regular stops. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

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Delve into the atmospheric beauty of New Orleans’ vast swamplands on an exciting 2-hour small-group tour by airboat. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise past fascinating flora and fauna, scouring the picturesque scenery for sightings of alligators and other rare creatures. Experience the exhilaration of traveling at high velocity as your driver alternates between gentle cruising and high-speed bursts. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 9 passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00
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New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour
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New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour

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Get a taste of 18th-century New Orleans while exploring its most notorious haunts aboard a mule-drawn carriage. Join a small group of no more than eight people for an intimate evening tour through the French Quarter, where rollicking nightlife conceals a past filled with dark deeds, natural disasters, and supernatural sightings. Hear the city's most salacious history from a guide as you clip-clop your way past iron-laced balconies, darkened alleys, and southern mansions steeped in legend.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 12, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans on your high-speed airboat ride. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura Plantation. Gourmet, unlimited buffet lunch at Houmas House is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.00
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family-friendly airboat tour. This tour includes an airboat ride that zips through the tree‐lined marshes at speeds up to 45 mph (72 kph). While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you view lush scenery and local wildlife, including alligators, nutria, and native birds. Pickup and drop-off from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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Honey Island Swamp Tour

Honey Island Swamp Tour

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Cruise through the wild wetlands of Honey Island Swamp on a 2-hour boat tour. Located on the marshy shores of Lake Ponchartrain just north of New Orleans, this protected nature reserve is home to an array of southern wildlife, from egrets and herons soaring above to otters and alligators lurking below the water’s surface. Hear tales of swamp pirates, fishermen’s lore and mysterious creatures from your captain as you glide past hanging moss and swooning cypress trees.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

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Trade in the urban bustle for the bayou on a half-day trip from New Orleans to the wilds of the Honey Island Swamp. Relax on the ride from your downtown or French Quarter hotel, and then cruise beneath hanging moss and cypress trees while a wetland ecologist shares tall tales and fun facts about this protected nature reserve on the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Learn about Louisiana’s long-standing fishing industry, and keep an eye out for native critters like otters, turtles, egrets, and alligators lurking beneath the surface.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.27
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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.00
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Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New Orleans

Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New Orleans

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Experience life on the Louisiana bayou on this ultimate swamp tour from New Orleans, run by one of the city’s oldest tour companies. Ride on a state-of-the-art swamp boat through the famous wetlands teeming with native wildlife, while learning about Cajun culture from your tale-spinning captain.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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Private Boat Tour Maurepas Swamp, Small-Group (transportation available)

Private Boat Tour Maurepas Swamp, Small-Group (transportation available)

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Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private boat tour of the Honey Island Swamp. Enjoy the passing scenery and listen to a guide's insightful commentary on the local flora and fauna as the flat boat navigates to places other boats can't reach. This tour can accommodate a maximum of six passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$299.00
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Honey Island Swamp Private Tour with Transport from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Private Tour with Transport from New Orleans

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Let a wetland ecologist guide you through the Honey Island Swamp during this private tour from New Orleans. Listen to engaging commentary about the city as you make your way to the West Pearl River. Then, climb aboard a shaded flat-bottom boat, equipped for up to 14 passengers, to get a close look at one of the country's wildest swamps. This private tour offers flexibility and personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$960.00
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Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp

Private Tour of the Honey Island Swamp

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Adventure to Honey Island Swamp on this private tour and see the natural beauty of the Louisiana swamp up close. Cruise from the West Pearl River in Slidell on a shaded flat-bottom boat into the marshy waters, and stay on the lookout for alligators along the riverbanks. Pass through a Cajun village, hear stories about the Honey Island Swamp Monster, and learn about the swamp's environment from your guide who’s a professional wetland ecologist.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$550.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Tour
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Tour

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Your tour guide will point out many points of interest along the way, Lake Pontchartrain,The vast marsh Land and Louisiana swamp, The site of the largest slave revolt recorded in American history Destrehan Louisiana in 1811 slavery rebellion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.00
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Private New Orleans Airboat Adventure for 1-8 Passengers

Private New Orleans Airboat Adventure for 1-8 Passengers

Enjoy a private, personalized small group experience on this swamp tour just 35 minutes outside of New Orleans. There is a limit of 8 passengers, giving you plenty of room to admire the views of the Louisiana marshlands from all angles.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$499.95
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New Orleans Plantation and Swamp Private Tour
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New Orleans Plantation and Swamp Private Tour

New Orleans quickly brings thoughts of Mardi Gras and jazz music to mind- but don’t let that limit your experience of this fascinating city! There’s plenty to explore outside of the main streets, and this day trip is what it’s all about. Let your local host show you another side of New Orleans on a private day trip. It’s an experience you’ll never forget! Who doesn’t love some scandalous history and hidden stories? The Barataria Swamps have plenty of those! Visit the Barataria Preserve in Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Reserve and learn about infamous pirate gangs, and see just where they conducted their black market businesses. You’ll be surprised at some of the turns the story of this outlaw takes. Get a unique look at the history behind plantations and slavery in the south as you visit the oldest plantation in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Take a walk through history as you explore the old plantation home.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.64
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New Orleans Natural Treasures: Swamp Boardwalk Private Tour
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New Orleans Natural Treasures: Swamp Boardwalk Private Tour

Want to get a closer look at the famous Louisiana bayou? This tour has it all, just the way the locals like it! Don’t worry about slipping in; the boardwalk is a safe way to get closer to nature. This walk is familiar to locals, and once you visit, you’ll see why it’s a favorite local destination. So, what are you waiting for? Your favorite host has all the fascinating details you never imagined you’d hear while on a tour of the swamp. There’s plenty of history and natural gems in every step, and you’ll see some strange and intriguing creatures too! Want to take a leisurely stroll? Your host will show you the best trails to take a relaxing walk through the swamp. And if you want to get views of the swamp and all its creatures, there’s a picture-perfect panoramic spot you’ll love! Just ask your local to guide you to the special platform. Feel like a hike? There are plenty of trails for that, too! Check out birds that wade in the marshes and make their homes in the forest.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.40
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