Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride from New Orleans
Hotel Pickup Offered
Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous on a sightseeing boat tour from New Orleans. Travel deep into the secluded bayous across the Mississippi River to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife. Your guide will provide commentary on Cajun culture and the myth"laden swamps while you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, and native birds.
New Orleans swamp and bayou sightseeing tour
Take a 2-hour boat ride through swamps and bayous and watch for alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, birds, and more
Learn all about Cajun culture from your guide
Inclusions & Exclusions
Narrated boat cruise
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Snacks and refreshments available for purchase on boat
Departure & Return
Tour departs from the French Quarter
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
Choose a morning or afternoon pickup from the French Quarter and climb aboard your coach for the ride deep into Cajun country. Watch the changing scenery as the cityscape transitions into expansive wetlands. You coach delivers you to the launch point across the Mississippi River, where you'll transfer to an open"sided, covered boat and set off on the fun and educational ride.Your native guide will take you on a 2"hour wildlife"spotting expedition through this legendary Louisiana terrain. Glide along the water, viewing the lush greenery and abundant local wildlife, including nesting alligators, egrets, raccoons, snakes, and giant nutria. Some wildlife are more easily spotted during the warmer months of the year. Get great photos and learn about the history and mystery of the swamps, including the culture and ingenuity of the Cajun people who have populated this region for almost 250 years. Your guides will share stories about Cajun music, bayou lifestyle, and culinary traditions - like the creation of Louisiana's signature gumbo, as well as information about the region's passionate efforts to preserve the wetlands.Your coach returns to the French Quarter by mid"afternoon or evening.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
In order to help preserve the French Quarter from vehicular traffic, it is requested that you please walk, if possible, to the convenient tour departure point - just a short stroll from most downtown hotels
Tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. If wheelchairs collapse and fold, they can be placed in the storage compartment on the bus
Electrical wheelchairs are permitted, but special arrangements need to be made with the supplier for a handicap-accessible bus. This must be arranged 72 hours prior to tour date. Contact details will be on your voucher.
Unfortunately, electrical scooters are not permitted
Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
For a full refund, cancel At least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.