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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans provided by Tours by Isabelle

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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 20-08-06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Our tour vans are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, all door handles and interior surfaces wiped down with alcohol-based disinfectant daily. Our driver-guides wear masks and disposable masks are provided to guests upon request.
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Updated 20-08-06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Getting to the Louisiana bayous and plantations from New Orleans can be extremely difficult without renting a car, but this swamp boat adventure and plantations tour includes round-trip transport for a stress-free day. First, go deep into the swamps safely with a guide, and then visit two Southern plantations with lunch included. Plus, you can choose from two different swamp-boat options for whatever best meets your budget.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Bayou Segnette State Park
  • 1
    Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Pack a swamp adventure with two plantation visits into just one day
  • Experience Cajun and Creole culture firsthand in a small-group environment
  • Sit down at Houmas House Plantation for an elegant lunch
  • Round-trip, air-conditioned transport from New Orleans included for convenience
Important Information
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Transport by 14-passenger air-conditioned high roof van with guide giving live narration
  • Narrated swamp pontoon covered boat or fast and fun airboat tour
  • Lunch at Houmas House
  • Tour of Houmas House and Laura Plantation
  • Hotel pickup with exact pickup time provided
  • Entry/Admission - Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
  • Entry/Admission - Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking in the special requirements field
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions. Umbrellas and rain ponchos are available for use if guests forget their own. If a tour cannot operate due to inclement weather you will be notified
  • Due to the nature of the airboat, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, people with back or neck issues or recent surgeries are not allowed to participate in the airboat portion of the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Clayton King wrote a review Dec. 2020
Olympia, Washington2 contributions2 helpful votes
This was a very good tour for getting out of the city and seeing some of the rest of Louisiana. Isabelle was very accommodating as we had a small group, she juggled things around to make sure we got to make the trip. The visit to the swamp was a real change of pace. We were
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Pamela F wrote a review Nov. 2020
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I would first like to give a huge thank you to Giselle who was a phenomenal tour guide and liaison. My partner and I were picked up from the hotel which made it so much easier and not struggle to find our way around New Orleans. This is when we're greeted by Giselle and had a
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Responded Nov. 24, 2020
Oh my goodness Miss Pam, what a super nice, enthusiastic and detailed review on our Grand tour! Thank you so much and I will share the accolades with your guides: Captain Lauren, Crystal and Gisèle of course... we are all so happy you felt safe and enjoyed your day of touring out of New Orleans! Please come back soon! Isabelle C.
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Amy P wrote a review Nov. 2020
Rocklin, California4 contributions
Had a great day, airboat was such fun and close encounters with alligators. Guides are all so informative including miss Isabelle who know everything about Nola it seems. Plantation was also very cool to see I like learning about the slave revolt that started right there. Our
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Nicolemonetti wrote a review Oct. 2020
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We had a great trip! It was a cool day in NOLA so Isabelle adjusted our tour so that we saw the Sugar Plantations first, ate lunch and then headed to the Swamp Tour. The tour at Laura’s Plantation was fantastic, the history was presented by a great tour guide who was lively and
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Julie Jimenez wrote a review Oct. 2020
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We had a fabulous time on our tour! Thank you, Isabelle, for such a fantastic experience. Giselle was a world class tour guide and made the experience very enjoyable. She was friendly, kind and very knowledgeable. The swamp airboat ride was the coolest and we had the best time.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Responded Oct. 31, 2020
Wow! What a well written review! ‘Fabulous, fantastic, top-notch, enjoyable...” all of your adjectives are just so wonderful to hear! We are so happy you had a good time on our Grand tour! Please come back to Nola soon people like you are a pleasure to work for! Thank you! Isabelle C.
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carlak897
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Awesome Experience
We had a lovely and relaxing time on the Airboat Ride. It was great weather and we got to feed a baby alligator. Th
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172ginnyl
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Strongly recommend!
Isabelle was an excellent tour guide! She was very knowledgeable and very accommodating. The plantation was beautif
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O8473ECcarolynd
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Wonderful experience
Isabelle, our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the area. She was very conscientious a
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AndrewABQ
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Great Plantation Tpirs
A really pleasant day. Isabelle communicated days before hand with pickup arrangements, etc. The van was very comfo
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3sit
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Wonderful tour by Isabelle
Isabelle was a wonderful guide. She knew so much of the history of the area and really made the trip interesting.
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Derek L
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Wonderful
Isabella was amazing! She Came early, she brought us to the Laura plantation and to the destrehan plantation. She e
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Collin96
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Great Company
The tour company was absolutely fantastic! They were so great about communicating with us about pick up times and l
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becklopez
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New Orleans in 4 hours!
I highly recommend this tour. Isabelle led my family of five on a delightful driving tour through New Orleans. We
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WGSTX
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Great trip!
We enjoyed Giselle's wonderful explanations and all the guided tours were great. Our 3 boys (10, 10 + 6) especially
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getpackinnow
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Wonderful experience
Isabelle did an outstanding job and I will use her again! She had extensive knowledge and was very professional. We
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Janacarroll2
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So much fun!
We had a wonderful time doing this tour and we can't say enough about Isabelle! She was so fun and informative and
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M4905ZAkathrynb
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Wonderful Tour!!!
We had a great time in on the airboat and plantation tours. The scenery at all locations was beautiful. We even (sa
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847staciek
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Excellent
What a Day! Started off by being picked up by a wonderful lady(Isabelle). So pleasant and informative. We felt like
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322ammen
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Superb
The tour was FANTASTIC! It was my first time in New Orleans and I wanted to experience the city. Rene, our tour gui
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pghkris10626
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What an AMAZING TIME!!!!
Wow! What can I say!!! Miss Isabell was AMAZING!! The sweetest and most knowledgeable woman I've ever met!! She was
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  • Duration: 9h
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