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New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour provided by Louisiana Tour Company

New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-06-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is known for its wildlife, including ‘gators inhabiting the swamps around New Orleans. Hop aboard an airboat for a high-speed adventure that includes plenty of photo stops. You’ll have unobstructed views from the 16-passenger vessel, with live and entertaining narration by the guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK
    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
    9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero LA 70072
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  • Pass by
    Mississippi River
  • You'll end at
    Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK
    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
    9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero LA 70072
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • New Orleans airboat tour departs in close proximity to city limits
  • It’s a safe way to observe alligators in their natural habitat
  • Snap photos and learn about the flora and fauna in the swamps
  • Airboats go where big boats cannot fit
Important Information
Departure Point
Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK, 9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Airboat tour
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Barataria Preserve
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
51Reviews
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DKelley wrote a review Aug. 2020
Jonesboro, Arkansas12 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great time touring the swamp with Captain Dewey! He was a lot of fun and was very knowledgeable. A great way to spend our 15th anniversary.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded Aug. 14, 2020
Thank you for the great review! We are glad that you had a great experience as you celebrated your 15th anniversary! Congratulations!
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Donna B wrote a review Jul. 2020
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This was our favorite part of our trip!!! The scenery was amazing and it was so relaxing. Chaz made the experience wonderful by interacting with the gators...even getting off of the boat and feeding and playing with Hercules!!! A must do in NOLA!!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded Jul. 23, 2020
Captain Chaz and our staff appreciate the positive recommendation! Thank you!
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rmc9099 wrote a review Jun. 2020
Dover, Delaware45 contributions1 helpful vote
Great experience. We went on the first tour of the day to avoid the heat of the afternoon and it was perfect. Saw alligators, birds, turtles, lots of dragonflies, and nice swamp scenery. Educational and fun. Enjoyed when we went fast and turned...airboats are pretty cool.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded Jun. 28, 2020
Thank you for the positive review! We are glad that you had a great experience.
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Damaris wrote a review Mar. 2020
Pflugerville, Texas4 contributions
This trip was so much fun! I definitely want to do it again! Eddie was a great tour guide! Enjoyed all the educational info on these amazing alligators! Can't wait to go back!!
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Becca P wrote a review Mar. 2020
Austin, Texas2 contributions
We did the large fan boat gator tour it was a great time! It was a bit chilly but with coats and the ear protection they provide it wasnt bad at all. We saw at least 10 gators and stopped at a few spots and our Tour guide answered all our questions. We’ll definitely be back
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Large Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded Mar. 10, 2020
Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again!
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About the operator

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By: Louisiana Tour Company
Nirolevy
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Great tour! Everything you need
We had a great time and we learned a lot during this trip. It’s almost and entire day but it’s well worth the while
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michellegX1680NN
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Amazing Tour
My sister, cousin, and I have visited New Orleans every year for over 5 years. We usually hang out on Canal, see se
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HeyGuysSos
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Nice Day
Guides are friendly and accommodating. The transportation there was comfortable and safe. Beautiful plantation and
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DannyMel887
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Helpful Staff
The office staff went above any beyond for my family. We had almost missed the buss but they assured us that the bu
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JohnnyW696969
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Secrets Out
Airboat is a Must Do. The captain really made the experience an overall great time. We even got to hold a baby gato
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DianeSSSS445
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Great Time
Tour was Great. The driver was entertaining and safe. The grounds were absolutely beautiful the guide was entertain
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DianeSSSS445
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Best Experience
My Captain Reggie provided the most magical experience. The way he moved his arms was so sexy. The alligators we s
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msalynward
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Sooo much fun!
It was fantastic! Dewy was an awesome guide and we loved the whole trip! This tour is definitely a New Orleans must
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TabTai
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Alligator 101 Adventure
Small Group experience was great for interactive conversation with guide. We learned everything one could want to
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Explorer748770
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Airboat tour with Chaz
Had a wonderful time exploring the bayous and canals with our guide Chaz. Promptly picked up and returned to o
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Douglas R
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Swamp Tours
Todd was great! Saw many Alligators, even held a baby one! Very informative, we did the 9:40 AM tour and did not ne
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Laririchards
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Can't Wait to Go Back
We had a blast on the swamp tour! Our guide was SUPER knowledgeable and fun! We saw SO MANY gators big and small! T
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U4672AJcheryla
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Fun Tour to the Swamp
This was a very informative and fun excursion. Kenny made it so enjoyable and he knew a lot about the area and the
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wendylC4170XU
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Fun and educational adventure
The airboat tour was fun and very informative. Our guide was a local who lived just down the road so he made us fee
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Brian N
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Highly recommended
It was a fun and exhilarating experience to ride on the airboat. The small airboat allowed our guide to get us up
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  • Duration: 2h
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