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Swamps and Bayous of Southern Louisiana From New Orleans

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Key facts

Where: New Orleans , U.S.A. Duration: Approx. 3 hours 45 minutes (includes travel time)

Highlights

  • Take a thrilling journey into the Louisiana swamps and bayous
  • See the nesting grounds of alligators, raccoons, egrets and species of snakes
  • These tours have been featured on Showtime, Fox Sports, and Entertainment Tonight

Overview

Experience the timeless beauty of Southern Louisiana in a custom built, all-weather swamp boat as you travel through part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park - Barataria Preserve.

Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun "joie de vivre."

Discover how the seafood from our bountiful waters provides a wide assortment of delectable local dishes! Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes. Some wildlife are more numerous during the warmer months of the year. Learn why our wetlands are disappearing due to coastal erosion as well as man's efforts to correct the damage it has done and restore this vital habitat

These tours have been featured on Showtime, Fox Sports, and Entertainment Tonight

Bring your camera to capture the "bon temps" (good times) on the bayou! An incredibly beautiful region, a trip to the swamps and bayous of Southern Louisiana is a must do.

Itinerary

The tour departs from the Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), only 1 block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.

From here you will board an air-conditioned coach and travel to the swamps and bayous of Louisiana. Enjoy a narrated tour as you cross the Mississippi River to reach the wharf to board a boat for this trip to the swamps and bayous.

A local Cajun guide will accompany you on this boat trip into the swamps and point out the nesting grounds of alligators, raccoons, egrets and species of snakes.

Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase on the boat.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx. 3 hours 45 minutes (includes travel time)

Start time

Start time: 11:00am & 1:00pm
Duration: Approx. 3 hours 45 minutes (includes travel time)

Meeting point

The tour departs from the Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), only 1 block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Ending point

The tour returns to the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Narrated Boat Cruise
  • Transportation

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food (Available to Purchase)
  • Gratuities

Do/Dont's

Bring your camera to capture the "bon temps" (good times) on the bayou!

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Please note

Schedule and availability are subject to change. Please call the local operator on arrival in New Orleans to confirm schedule.

Children under 6 (not occupying a seat) are free of charge.

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Additional info

  • Snacks, sandwiches and refreshments are available for purchase.
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Cancellation policy

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