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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour provided by Louisiana Tour Company

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Overview
Cruise through the Louisiana marshes on an airboat swamp tour that’s an easy half-hour drive from New Orleans. Reach speeds of up to 35 mph (56 kph) thanks to the boat's powerful fan engine, and look for native swamp life including alligators during slower stretches. Small group size limited to nine means more personalized attention from your captain and guide.
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You'll start at
9706 Barataria Blvd
9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USADeparture Point: Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA Address: 9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero, LA 70072 Dates: Daily
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  • Pass by Mississippi River
You'll end at
9706 Barataria Blvd
9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USADeparture Point: Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA Address: 9706 Barataria Blvd Marrero, LA 70072 Dates: Daily
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Highlights
  • Venture into the Louisiana swamps with a guide on an airboat tour
  • Spot native wildlife including alligators in their natural environment
  • Powerful fan engine means boat reaches top speeds of 35 mph
  • Small group size of no more than 9 for a more personalized cruise
What to Expect
Make your own way to the launch point near the town of Marrero, located about 30 minutes from downtown New Orleans. After a safety briefing, board an airboat with a maximum of eight other passengers, ensuring an uncrowded and intimate ride. Zoom through the surrounding swamps on a loud and fast ride powered by a 454 Chevy engine and propeller fan. When your captain slows the engine, look out for native plant species and Louisiana wildlife, including American alligators lurking in the water and marshes. It's a great chance to see these massive reptiles up close. After about two hours on the water, return to the starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Small group swamp airboat tour
  • Entry/Admission - Barataria Preserve
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Calene P wrote a review Mar 2020
Moore, Oklahoma10 contributions
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We were in New Orleans to start our cruise however, it was canceled last minute. We decided to stay in New Orleans for a few nights to make the best of our Spring Break. We decided to go on this tour and it was the highlight of our short trip. Our guide Rocky was amazing. He
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 16 Mar 2020
We are glad that you had a great time on tour with your children! Captain Rocky and our staff would like to say thank you for the awesome review!
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Dean M wrote a review Mar 2020
Lewisville, Texas1 contribution
We had a great time seeing all the wildlife and learning some history of the area. Be prepared to get a little wet if sitting in front of the boat and see some gators up close!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thank you for the amazing review! We are glad that you had a great time on tour!
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Jim J wrote a review Mar 2020
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Bee bop did a great job showing and explaining everything. Got to see half a dozen gators. Had fun cruising the swamp at speed!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thank you for the awesome review! Captain Bebop and our staff really appreciate it!
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Deores wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions
A really fantastic experience for our group from California. We had a real blast. Our guide was very knowledgeable and went above and beyond. Highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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reastman wrote a review Dec 2019
15 contributions6 helpful votes
I was afraid to do this tour because I envisioned being eaten by alligators, lol, but I knew my husband really wanted to do this so I agreed, and I'm sooooo glad I did! It was very fun and informative. Our guide was Chaz, he was funny and a little crazy. We didn't realize that
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Louisiana Tour Company
KCMarvel
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Fantastic Experience!
This was easily one of the highlights of our trip to NOLA! We wavered on which plantation to visit and I am so glad
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MidwestScout
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A Fun Day with Captain Reggie Domangue and ELVIS!
Captain Reggie did a wonderful job of mixing wit and wisdom on our two hour tour. We were blessed to see several al
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Ray S
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Great from start to finish!
This was one of the highlights of my trip to New Orleans! The tour included round trip transportation, a swamp tour
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benmc501
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Bad Start
The first three minutes was ok, until our tour guide rear ended an Airboat. My wife and I were sitting at the fron
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P1751VFnancyc
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Great tour
We really enjoyed our tour of Destrehan plantation. Destrehan is not as grand as Oak Alley but the tour was inform
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jenfemo
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Worth the Price
The drivers and guides were amazing. I have no complaints. We had a great time. It took most of the day but so wort
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Shanelle S
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Fun swamp boat tour
Swamp boat tour with wildlife sightings. Found this tour through Groupon, and made our reservation via the phone. W
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emclaughlin20
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Highly recommend!
Downtown pick up was timely and convenient, our tour guide was very knowledgeable with a personal connection to the
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Stacy K
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Fun ride
Had a great time with our guide Ernie! We learned so much about the bayou and got a short history lesson. The highl
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damarisss21
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So much fun!
This trip was so much fun! I definitely want to do it again! Eddie was a great tour guide! Enjoyed all the educatio
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susieQ_Cam
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New Orleans City Tour
We had a great tour of the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas on March 4, 2020. It was comprehensive, and c
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899desireeh
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Swamp tour
This was my first time in an air boat and searching for alligators 🐊.. we had the very best captain.. Captain BeBo
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Lorenroos
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Yes, a definite yes!!!
Barbara was our bus driver, and she was fabulous! Warm, welcoming, and funny - always happy to share her love of he
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longhurstclblmbs
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swamp tour
Our small boat tour with Brad was EXCELLENT. He was so informative and personable. The only problem I had was wit
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Beccalynnohhayy
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Great time!
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
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  • Duration: 2h
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