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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore one of Louisiana’s last protected wetlands on a 2-hour boat tour that includes round-trip transport from New Orleans. Depart in the morning or afternoon for Honey Island Swamp, a wildlife preserve teeming with critters such as 'gators, wild boar, snakes and birds. Ride through the swamp dripping with lush foliage and visit a boat-accessible Cajun village with an informative local guide who sheds light on the area’s inhabitants.
  • 2-hour Honey Island swamp tour, with transport from New Orleans
  • Travel on a small quiet boat that allows for better wildlife viewing
  • Learn from the experienced local guide about the culture and critters of Cajun country
  • Look for alligators, wild boar, snakes, birds and more
  • Explore one of the few protected wetlands in Louisiana
  • View a Cajun village that is only accessible from the water
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Transportation from downtown New Orleans
Professional guide
Live commentary on board
Food and drinks
Gratuities
223 Tchoupitoulas St , 223 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Please be outside of the Doubletree (Tchoupitoulas St. entrance - look for rainbow pay phone) at the beginning of the pickup window. Your shuttle departs promptly. 9:30AM Tour (Picks up at 8:00AM) 12:15PM Tour (Picks up at 10:15AM) 2:45PM Tour (Picks up at 1:15PM) 5:00PM Tour (Picks up at 3:30PM)

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • PLEASE NOTE: tour ONLY picks up from the location listed. Pick ups from any other location cannot be accommodated.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 33 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Cajun Encounters Tour Co.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation.

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  • "If you have company, driving in your own car is better." See review
  • "This is a great tour for kids and adults, everyone would enjoy!" See review

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star-5
Highly recommend!
Kris_R
, Nov 2021
Very impressed with everything this company does. From the ride there and back to everything in between, it was top notch. Clean, informative and the relaxing peace of the bayou.
star-5
Excellent guide. Captain...
lori_f
, Nov 2021
Excellent guide. Captain Walker. Really enjoyed and would recommend also Larry was a good bus driver
star-5
Time in the bayou…..
Carl_F
, Jul 2021
Seeing the swamp life and listening to the captain’s experiences was most memorable. It was exciting to see the captain provide bait for the alligators.
star-5
Great tour all the way around!
Heather_M
, May 2021
John R. was fabulous! Very enjoyable & informative tour. Numerous wild life came out. Would highly recommend! Sunshine, our bus driver, was great too!
star-4
Swamp
Ashley_D
, May 2021
The guide was entertaining and very knowledgeable! I liked that he interacted with the animals feeding them dog food. Yes dog food😁 I was able to get some nice pictures. I do wish I could of held a crocodile .
star-5
It’s a must!
Kelsey_M
, Apr 2021
Sooooo worth it. Glad we paid to have a bus pick us up. People who drove the bus were great and good sense of humor. The swap tour itself was good. Not over crowded. Funny tour guide. Gotta see the beauty. Cool Alligators and animals to see. Sooo much fun. Glad we did it
star-5
AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME
Norma_J
, Apr 2021
Awesome tour Luca was the best he was informative, knowledgeable, funny the whole tour was such much fun and we saw lots of critters thanks to Luca he got them to come out so we could takes pics and video also great staff would highly recommend this tour for sure. Norma Jean
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star-5
Great experience!
Elisa_R
, Apr 2021
This was a great trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We did get to see several alligators. The Bayou is beautiful!
star-5
Amazing Tour
Stacy_B
, Apr 2021
Luka was our guide and he was AMAZING! It was the highlight of our trip. We will definitely be back the next time we are there.
star-5
Highlight of New Orleans trip!
Ronnie_V
, Apr 2021
Luka was an outstanding tour guide. Entertaining and knowledgeable. Highly recommend. Be sure and ask for Luka to be your guide.

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