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McGee's Landing - Atchafalaya Basin Swamp Tours

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Address: 1337 Henderson Levee Rd, Henderson, LA 70517-7888
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Nice trip into the swamps.

Ok, typical turistico venue. Let's say that's a must see. We had even the chance to find a family of 'gators... the thing is, that's a fisherman's stuff. Nature around is semi... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
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Basel, Switzerland
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Lafayette, LA
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660 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The McGee's landing with the restaurant has been sold. The restaurant is gone, but the boat tours are still available. The new owner, the Boy Scouts of America, have done away with the air boat tours but the large boats still go out on tours at a cost of $25 per person. The tour takes between 60-90 minutes and goes... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

I was extremely let down if my grandson had ever been up close to a gator before I would bee even more upset. What a let down. Try something else or save your money its a tourist trap looking for the unsuspecting no-return customers.

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Mount Pulaski, Illinois
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was a fun swamp tour. Our guide, Curtis, was an excellent guide. We were told he was 92! He knew the area and gave us great information about the swamp and wildlife that lives here. He knew where to find the alligators, and we saw an eagle as well as many other birds. The gift shop is being remodeled... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Ok, typical turistico venue. Let's say that's a must see. We had even the chance to find a family of 'gators... the thing is, that's a fisherman's stuff. Nature around is semi preserved. It's ok to make a tour. Once...

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Macomb, Michigan
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346 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I wanted to experience a swamp tour while in the area and picked McGee's Landing. We had a great time on a casual boat trip for a little over 1.5 hours. Boat was like a pontoon and not an air boat. Other companies in the area tried to tell us on the phone the water level was... More 

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Aguanga, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great local tour of the swamp and flora and fauna. Saw quite a few alligators and got to take videos and pictures of them. The "blew by you" comment was referring to the folks who drive overhead on I-10. Quite a site and a good value...Stay for dinner as well.

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Duffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I'll start by how accomodating the staff was. We booked an airboat tour for the morning but changed our mind and decided for the afternoon. No problem, they accomodated our request immediately. Then let's talk about the tour, if you can get captain Byron go for it. He is superb, he knows the place like no others and has great... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We took a private airboat tour of the swamps - it was exactly what we were looking for. Fun, beautiful, interesting. Saw alligators, cypress groves, etc. Our guide was informative and friendly.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

First, Let me say, I am from Louisiana. The tour guide did a great job of reinforcing the idea that people from LA are dumb; they like to party and drink. The description from the internet: "The boat tour guides are informative and amusing, able to blend history, myth, opinion and paractical lore in one and a half hour tour."... More 

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Thank rhebasue
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way back through the bayou--had tried on the way out but it was closed. Seems to have unusual hours. The view is exceptional. Food was great. I had boiled shrimp and my husband had a gator po boy. A little pricey for the type of food. But still a great stop.

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