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Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans

By: Gray Line
From US$51.00
  • Travel deep into the Louisiana swamps with a guide 
  • Safely search for alligators under the guide’s supervision 
  • Stay dry in rainy weather with a covered boat 
Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans
From US$51.00
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Explore Louisiana’s beautiful and mysterious bayous on this covered boat tour departing from New Orleans. You’ll visit secluded Mississippi River swamps—keep an eye out for alligators and other wildlife—with a guide who’s familiar with the area and its Cajun culture. Included round-trip transportation from the French Quarter saves you time and money.
What to Expect

Your tour starts with pickup in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Relax on the bus ride out to the bayous, leaving the navigation and driving to someone else.

Once you reach the area, board a covered boat with your guide, and take to the swampy waters. Listen as your guide informs you about the area’s history and ecology, and get the opportunity to spot alligators and other wildlife native to the bayous.

Learn about the local culture, such as the origin of gumbo, and how the area’s residents work hard to guarantee the survival of the wetlands. Snap pictures of the swamps to take home, and gain a better understanding of this beautiful, often-misunderstood area.

Your tour ends with a drive back to the French Quarter.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour

Booked in the morning for the afternoon on the same day, been lucky. The logistics have been great with no problem whatsoever. Maybe too much A/C on the bus. The tour itself was nice, saw beautiful vegetation and alligators. I could even hold a baby...More

Thank Renato L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friendly staff but way overpriced for the overall experience

Booked this tour company since it was so highly rated on TripAdvisor but sadly it was more of an "alligator and turtle sighting - pet zoo" kind of experience rather than actually going deep into the swamp or bayou. We stopped every time we saw...More

3  Thank ginofzno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swamp Tour

Great tour! Loved seeing the alligators and the beautiful Spanish moss trees. Convenient pick-up and return.

Thank DGGD84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful tour!

We had lovely tour on the bayou. We saw 18 different alligators (the boat captain feeds them marshmallows to coax them over to the boat). A learned a lot about the ecology of the area and the bayou's importance in preventing hurricane damage. Our bus...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Well organized, great time

Our bus driver, Daniel, was informed and funny for the few minutes he shared. Most of the ride was a recording, although informative, was dry. The swamp tour was very good, but I'd like to have learned more about the bayous and life there (human...More

1  Thank JimiHendricks
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FlyDee M
19 April 2018|
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Response from czechgirl1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is included. You need to get yourself to their location, and the bus will take you to the location of the boat tour.
Robert B
7 April 2018|
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Response from czechgirl1 | Reviewed this property |
I’m a little late on the response. 4hrs does seem about right. It goes by fairly fast, though.
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