Swamps and Bayous of Southern Louisiana From New Orleans

$ 53.96 / AED 198.03 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the swamps and bayous of Southern Louisiana on a tour from New Orleans
  • Experience the timeless beauty of the Barataria Preserve in a custom-built swamp boat
  • Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes
  • This thrilling tour has been featured on Showtime, Fox Sports, and Entertainment Tonight
  • Enjoy entertaining live commentary by your native guide on the mysteries of the swamps
  • Fabulous photo opportunities so don’t forget to carry your camera with you!
  • Transportation from New Orleans included in the package

Activity Schedule

01 Jan - -28 Feb:11:00am & 1:00pm
01 Mar - 31 Oct: 8:45am, 10:45am, 12:45pm & 2:45pm
01 Nov - 31 Dec: 10:45am & 12:45pm

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.

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.

INCLUSIONS

Narrated Boat Cruise Transportation

Exclusions

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

Additional info

Snacks, sandwiches and refreshments are available for purchase.

Customer reviews

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Canada, 23/Feb/2017

The actual swamps tour was awesome!! Getting my voucher online so I could actually go on the tour was an absolute nightmare!!!!!...

Canada, 22/Feb/2017

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