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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour With Transport

From US$56,00
  • Visit one of New Orleans’ last protected wetlands
  • Explore hard-to-reach areas of the swamp
  • See a Cajun village and learn about the area’s history
New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour With Transport
From US$56,00
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12:15pm Tour w/ Transport
Hotel pickups commence at 10:15am and return is at 3:30pm
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2:45pm Swamp Tour w/ Transport
Hotel pickups commence at 1:15pm and return is at 6:00pm
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5:00pm Swamp Tour w/ Transport
This tour offers pickup at 135 Decatur St. only. It will commence at 3:30pm and return is at 8:15pm.
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With alligators, hidden villages, and snakes, Louisiana’s swamps can be scary to explore on your own. On this tour, your guide will keep you safe—and fill you in on Cajun history—while you explore the swampy territories. Visit areas of Honey Island Swamp you can only reach by boat, and learn about the area’s wildlife from your guide. Plus, round-trip transportation from New Orleans makes for a no-hassle adventure.
What to Expect
Your tour starts with hotel pickup from New Orleans. Sit back and relax on the drive over to Honey Island Swamp in Slidell. Once you arrive, your adventure begins at one of Louisiana’s last protected wetland areas.

Board a flat-bottom boat that your guide can easily maneuver through the foliage and narrow passageways. Explore the wildlife in the area, and keep an eye out for animals, such as alligators, wild boars, and snakes. You'll visit hard-to-reach spots of the swamp.

Your guide will tell you about the history of the swamp and its importance to the people who still live there in a small Cajun village. 

Afterward, enjoy a relaxing transfer back to your New Orleans hotel.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Well run operation

Visited for a mid day tour. Everything from the check in and customer service going out if their way to accommodate a mess up on our end to Capt. Ryan's knowledge and skill made for a memorable experience. This is a very busy tour with...More

Thank Lee L
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you Lee for your kind words about our operations. Our reservationist and hostess love meeting our guest and as you pointed out our Captains love to show off :). I'll be sure to tell Captain Ryan and the team of your compliments.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our captain was Jacob. I have done boat tours before but this was a whole different experience. We learned alot about the bayous and the things that thrive there. It was not just a ride down the river. We went back into the bayou where...More

1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Relaxing, Covered Boat Tour

We picked Cajun Encounters due to previous positive experiences. We did the city tour the last time we went to NOLA and it was very informative tour. This time we had a much larger group of us (8 family members) and this was one of...More

Thank RedDaisy007
Michael F, Owner at Cajun Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the amazing review! I love how you said "We had awesome ENCOUNTERS..." in your review, you literally got a Cajun Encounters. I love when I see guest who keep visiting us. Ask for me the next time you visit, I'd like to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago
Relaxing, beautiful, educational

We loved our tour! Pick up from our location on Magazine was very prompt. Drivers were very informative on the ride out to the swamp. Our guide was awesome and knew tons of info on the animals, plants and birds! When we come back down...More

Thank Fair Folk P
Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful Swamp Tour

We were picked up in the French Quarter. There was some confusion about where we were supposed to be but the driver called us and came to get us so all was well. The bus then takes you to the swamp tour headquarters. When you...More

1  Thank sunnyjunket1
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Kerry B
19 April 2018|
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Response from PdxMarc | Reviewed this property |
My sense is all the companies run boats of similar sizes, about two dozen or so passengers. But I'm seeing others gave a different answer. That said, ours was able to get into pretty small spaces adn way up close ot... More
4 April 2018|
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Response from carey16009 | Reviewed this property |
We went at the last day of March and had no issues at all. The wind from the boat while moving helps.