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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour

Highlights
  • Go to one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands during this swamp tour
  • Your guide knows the best and safest ways around the secluded swamp
  • Learn about the area and its Cajun history and culture from your guide
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour
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12:15pm Swamp TourMost Popular
Tour departs at 12:15pm; No hotel pickup or drop-off included
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9:30am Swamp Tour
Tour departs at 9:30am; No hotel pickup or drop-off included
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Tour departs at 2:45pm; No hotel pickup or drop-off included
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Overview
Swamps can hold hidden dangers such as alligators, wild boars, and even snakes. This guided tour guarantees you safe travel through one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands, and takes you to a Cajun village accessible only by boat. Plus, you'll learn about the history and culture of Honey Island Swamp from your guide as you cruise through the bayou.
What to Expect

Meet for this swamp tour at Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, which is about an hour away from New Orleans. This wildlife area is one of the last protected wetlands in the entire state.

After you check in, board your open-air boat and get comfortable. Your boat sets off on the swamp as your guide tells you the history of the area as well as fun folklore associated with the swamp.

As you go, keep an eye out for wildlife, including alligators, snakes, wild boars, and birds. Make sure to have your camera ready so you can snap pictures, too. Your guide also takes you to a Cajun village in the swamp that’s used the area for medicine, food, and other everyday needs for years.

Your New Orleans swamp and bayou tour ends back at the docking point in Slidell.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Fun and Funny Tour

Emmett was a great captain and tour guide. We got to see plenty of gators, raccoons, and wild pigs in the swamp. Emmett was very knowledgeable and very entertaining, making the tour both education and fun.

Thank Forrest D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Would absolutely go again!

Started off great! Our captain was good and had jokes! We got rained out about 25 minutes in and turned back to the dock. Thunder and lightening. Sad we didn’t go back out but completely beyond anyone’s control!

Thank barbie h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A must do while visiting New Orleans

I am from New Orleans but live in California now. I have done many swamp tours in the past but this one is definitely one I would recommend for families who want to get an authentic feel of a swamp tour. I brought two families...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Such a Fun Adventure!!

I had such a fun time with my dad and sister on this little excursion!! It was a simple boat-ride without bells and whistles or anything too flashy. Our guide was so genuine and endearing and you could feel his passion for showing off the...More

Thank daniddr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent way to get a different view of Louisiana!

Took the 2-hour flat bottom boat tour with Jacob as our guide. He is very knowledgeable about the river, was more than willing to answer all our questions, and he was an expert at navigating the boat to make sure that everyone had great views...More

Thank Jennifer C
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George0215
23 July 2018|
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Response from KarenKayT | Reviewed this property |
This Cajun Encounters Swamp Tour leaves from: 55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461. We had our own vehicle and opted to drive ourselves and it worked out fine.
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Rebecca V
2 July 2018|
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Response from KarenKayT | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the Cajun Encounter's website to book further out now if that is your desire. If you're trying to book through tripadvisor, they probably won't release more dates until closer to that time. My understanding... More
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Sara R
26 June 2018|
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About three hours.
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