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Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

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6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway, Marrero, LA 70072
+1 504-293-2338
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Airboat into the swamp!

I've always wanted to go into the swamp and this was a fun way to see it! Our guide was so good and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carolyn H
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Highlight of our trip - Will do it again

My family & friends and I have visited New Orleans many times, but had never done a swamp tour. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jessica D
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6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway, Marrero, LA 70072
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've always wanted to go into the swamp and this was a fun way to see it! Our guide was so good and funny. Great at answering questions. Even got to hold a baby gator. So much fun!!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family & friends and I have visited New Orleans many times, but had never done a swamp tour. We did the airboat tour with Captain Randy as part of my 40th birthday celebration, and though it was one of the coldest experiences I have...More

Thank Jessica D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun for the whole family! Very informative information! Loved all of the crocodiles! Overall a great trip and would recommend it for everyone!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went early Feb, so the alligators weren't active. I was a bit surprised to see any actually, but our tour guide knew the best spots. We were able to see a few alligator snouts pop out of the water. "Wildlife" I saw were pigs,...More

Thank 642rose
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our recent trip to New Orleans. We were delighted to be able to see several gators at close hand, even though it was winter. The opportunity to even hold a juvenile one was unexpected and a real bonus. Boat driver...More

Thank Vickskix
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Daron was our tour guide and he made the experience great ! He had funny jokes and is a wealth of knowledge! We saw plenty of gators and even saw a turtle. We were able to hold a live baby alligator onboard. The scenes were...More

Thank Rayena
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful! Capt'n Randy was very knowledgeable and gave a great tour! Gave the history of the area as well.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the airboat tour in a small boat. We took all 4 of our kids (13,12,10,10) and they all said it was the highlight of our New Orleans Trip. It was warm and we saw lots of gators. Two of the gators swam right...More

Thank rich_and_laurie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh Captain, My Captain.....Capt'n Kelly! Capt'n Kelly was the funniest tour guide. The small airboat tour was so much more than we expected. Kelly's down to earth, funny, Louisiana personality really made this tour the best tour we have taken in New Orleans. We didn't...More

Thank Nicole G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very nice, coast $25 per person we were there on the weekday! We go there 10 min late from when the tour boat departed, and we were able to go on a motot boat to catch the tour boat, that was awsome! We...More

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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like you have yourself a good ole time! The lil gators are our favorite too and we believe in keeping everything in good humor. We hope to see y'all again!

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DeannaBK
3 November 2017|
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Response from Cindy R | Reviewed this property |
Difficult to answer, Swamp tour had critters during the tour, even held one. Great to have the kids looking out for them as you go and a sneaky environmental lesson for the young. Airboats are fast, exciting for a child... More
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Olivier3512
22 March 2017|
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Response from rward307 | Reviewed this property |
20 bucks for an adult
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10 January 2017|
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Response from Estelle M | Reviewed this property |
never knew this was an option!! love the swamp tours
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