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Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour

Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour

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Venture beyond New Orleans to the wilds of the Louisiana bayous on a small-group kayaking tour of the Manchac and Maurepas swamps. Climb aboard a tandem kayak and paddle through a lush landscape of cypress forests and wetlands teeming with wildlife. No kayaking experience is necessary, as a guide teaches you everything need to know to enjoy this Southern-style adventure.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Manchac Magic Kayak Swamp Tour with Local Guide

Small-Group Manchac Magic Kayak Swamp Tour with Local Guide

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Escape the city for an afternoon to experience life on the Louisiana bayou with a kayak tour of Manchac swamp. Just a short drive from New Orleans, the swamp offers a sleepy southern landscape of cypress trees, bird calls, alligators, and slow-moving currents that are perfect for beginning paddlers. No kayaking experience is necessary, and pickup from central New Orleans makes it convenient to take a nature break from the Big Easy.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

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Experience the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve on this pontoon excursion led by a local guide. After a convenient, optional pickup from your accommodation, learn about Southern Louisiana’s distinctive ecology while cruising past magnificent cypress trees and watch for native wildlife like gators and egrets. Enjoy flexible timing and opt for a delicious lunch at Restaurant Des Familes with the 10 a.m. tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural splendor of New Orleans’ mystifying swamps and wetlands on a 2-hour New Orleans swamp tour and wetlands adventure. Relax in the luxurious interior of a New Orleans swamp tour boat as you cruise past cultural highlights like a Cajun cemetery, an Indian burial mound and a traditional fishing village. Scour the scenery for fascinating flora and fauna like snakes, turtles and alligators while listening to interesting commentary from your professional guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

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Lose yourself in the atmospheric depths of the New Orleans swamps and wetlands on an exhilarating 2-hour boat tour, led by a professional guide. Cruise past ancient wonders and listen to legends surrounding a 2000-year-old Indian burial mound and an atmospheric Cajun cemetery. Scour the Barataria Swamps for sightings of fascinating wildlife such as snakes, turtles and ferocious alligators, and learn about the area’s history and geology from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by luxury vehicle fro your New Orleans hotel.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans. Then, get back aboard the vessel and enjoy a cash bar while admiring the views.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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See the best of New Orleans by land and water on this combo city tour and riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi! 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 of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails and all the beautiful New Orleans sites. On your city tour, enjoy a guided coach trip through the French Quarter, Garden District, and Jackson Square, where you’ll witness the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$78.00
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

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Travel through the bayou on this three-hour New Orleans city tour with optional swap adventure. Journey with your professional guide in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus as you learn about the history, culture and highlights of southern Creoles. You'll see major city highlights, plus areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and have the opportunity to add an optional swamp tour to this already comprehensive trip.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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$128.00
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans
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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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Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

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Explore the Louisiana swamp on a 2-hour boat tour that takes you through a variety of ecosystems. Travel with a small group limited to six people, riding in a customized flatboat that can navigate places that other tour boats cannot reach. Look for native wildlife like alligators, turtles, snakes, and a variety of birds, and hear commentary about Louisiana’s swamplands from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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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
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$99.00
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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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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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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

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Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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Private Louisiana Swamp Tour New Orleans

Private Louisiana Swamp Tour New Orleans

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Swampin' Grounds Tour Co. is an authentic Louisiana Swamp Tour! Private groups and expert guides make your experience personal to you. We pride ourselves on customer service and guest experience. We offer two hour small group swamp tours just outside of New Orleans in Louisiana's Honey Island Swamp, one of the country's most unclaimed wetlands. We will travel by boat through cypress swamps in search of alligators, boar, and birds of prey! Being true to our name as an ECO tour we DO NOT feed the wildlife. Our expert, coast guard certified guides will use their knowledge and experience to share with you the history of this beautiful area and show you all the diverse wildlife of Louisiana's swamps.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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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 classic New Orleans experience of a lovely jazz brunch aboard a historic riverboat! Journey through time on this cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion includes a delectable brunch loaded with famous Louisiana dishes and live music from a local jazz trio.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade

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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 while you step up the luxury on this Viator VIP dinner cruise. Your experience begins with a complimentary Champagne cocktail while you take a guided tour of the boat’s authentic fixtures and spaces such as the pilot house. In the dining room, you’ll have a reserved table where you can relax, indulge in a sumptuous tableside dinner and enjoy a live jazz performance. If you want to go all out, upgrade to a full‐bar option.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.95
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Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Speed through the swamps of Louisiana on this 2-hour private airboat ride for your group of 16 or fewer. This private experience is ideal for bachelor or bachelorette parties, or any other gathering where you wish to bring your own alcoholic beverages. Expect to see gators, swamp grasses, and more during the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,400.00
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Take a wild ride through the bayous of Cajun Country on this airboat adventure from New Orleans. In a small group, wind through tree‐lined swampland and spot abundant local wildlife, including nutria, alligators, and giant catfish, and stop at Destrehan Plantation to get a taste of the elegant antebellum south.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Party Bike Bar Booze Cruise

Party Bike Bar Booze Cruise

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We are New Orleans only pedal bike bar boat. Join us on a group tour and bring your own beverage, meet some new friends and see some beautiful sights like the Levee and/or Bayou Sauvage. Call us or visit our site to view our full availability and for private parties or groups bigger than 2.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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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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Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour
"Awesome, we loved it! Guide was very knowledgeable about the area, its history and the plant and animal life local to the swamp. Would recommend."..."
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Small-Group Manchac Magic Kayak Swamp Tour with Local Guide
"Josh and Curtis were not only helpful guides, but were also quite knowledgeable of local widlife in addition to envasive species. Highly recommend this tour to get away for a little while from the hustle and bustle of the city. Kayaks were simple to maneuver, even for a slightly overweight 62 year old. I'd do it again."..."
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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour
"Our tour guide (name I don't remember) was very informative and took his time and went out of his way to make sure we seen everything nature had to offer. It's a relaxing experience."..."
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure
"Seeing ALL the alligators & watching them eat marshmallows! Also, enjoyed all the history told to us by the caption."..."
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup
"The swamp tour was a excellent experience. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and kept us laughing as well. I love that we got to hold a live gator."..."
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise
"The Cajun dinner was great. So was the live jazz band. The band did a good job of getting the audience involved. I enjoyed sitting out on the deck and listening to the music while watching the water and the people"..."
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
"Great food, wonderful service and an all around welcoming and safe environment. We went for the lunch cruise and really enjoyed our time. I am not understanding the complaints about the views.....it's New Orleans, a port city taken out by a hurricane đŸ€Ł. I loved the commentary, learned a lot!!"..."
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
"My husband and I really enjoyed our City Tour with Jim. He was very knowledgeable about the city, had great stories and was fun to be around. Visiting the cemetery was the best part!"..."
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options
"Very informative and worth the money. Both activities filled up our day. Both tour guides were great. Transportation was a plus."..."
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
"Great tour. Lots of gators and fun with some fast and exciting spurts. Tour guide, John, was a wonderful informer all along the way and back from the boat launch. Swamp guide, Mr Dudes in was funny and informative and safety conscious. We loved the whole package.i"..."
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans
"T earl was amazing. Super nice and made our experience so much fun. Highly recommend. Wish there was food or snacks included"..."
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Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour
"The guide was excellent and the trip was memorable. It rained but the guide found trees to park under and that worked"..."
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
"We had an awesome tour guide (Dewey). Although the weather was not in our favor he still made the trip so memorable and I would definitely go back again!"..."
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New Orleans Airboat Ride
"The best!!! What a great touch that our captain is from the area and is generational. We Werner supposed to see gators due to the weather but we did!!! My teens loved actually holding one! Great experience"..."
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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
"It was a lot of fun. One of the BEST things we did in New Orleans. Our guide was great he was exactly what I would expect a swamp guide to be."..."
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
"Best cruise ever. Jazz was amazing, food was amazing and the sunset over the Mississippi is unforgettable!"..."
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up
"This tour was wonderful! It brought us close to the nature and gave unforgettable experience! I would definitely recommend it to anybody interested in the nature and seeing the gators."..."
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Private Louisiana Swamp Tour New Orleans
"So much fun!! We loved it and look forward to doing it again sometime!! Thanks for the great tour, Captain Andrew!"..."
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans
"Customer service is excellent. Tony made us very happy, he’s such a great server. Tony made my birthday even more special by having the other staff sign a birthday card for me.Despite my food restrictions he still made my birthday brunch enjoyable. LOVE LOVE the salad!! Definitely need the dressing"..."
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade
"Well worth the extra for VIP. Our hostess was great. We never had to get up for food or drinks the entire cruise. The music was good and the food and drinks were a pleasant surprise. I had low expectation for the food and drinks, but everything was very good. I may rebook this same trip every time I am in New Orleans from now on."..."
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans
"our guide was very informative. boat not only the water, the nature but the history. the boat was refreshing wind on a hot day! the alligators loved our visit as it was filled with snacks! The head phones were a nice touch to hide the noise. the boats were very clean!"..."
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
"Best money spent all trip. They kept it exciting while educating you at the same time. And the lunch is amazing!!"..."

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