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Cajun Bayou & Swamp Tour - New Orleans

by Cajun Encounters Duration 2h+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $29

Just outside New Orleans, you can explore Cajun culture in an exotic bayou filled with thriving flora and wildlife. From the comfort of a 22-passenger boat, you can get up close and personal with alligators, wild boars, and native birds while your expert guide provides informative narration about Honey Island Swamp.

Moss-covered cypress trees towering from the river bed welcome you on your journey into one of the wildest swamps in America. Surrounded by pristine beauty, be prepared to run into alligators, raccoons, wild boars, turtles, snakes, and many birds—all native to the area.

Due to the ever-growing alligator population, you can be sure to encounter some of these prehistoric creatures as your guide maneuvers through the windy river. Along the way, glide by an authentic Cajun village that is only accessible by boat.

Cajun Encounters offers an unforgettable journey into the Honey Island Swamp, providing you with great memories from your visit to Louisiana that will last a lifetime. Our shuttle service from most area hotels offers convenience and provides a relaxing way to travel as you enjoy learning more about our unique culture and history.

This rare opportunity to encounter magnificent wildlife in their natural surroundings is an adventure you won't soon forget. Suitable for all ages!

Just outside New Orleans, you can explore Cajun culture in an exotic bayou filled with thriving flora and wildlife. From the comfort of a 22-passenger boat, you can get up close and personal with alligators, wild boars, and native birds while your expert guide provides informative narration about Honey Island Swamp.

Moss-covered cypress trees towering from the river bed welcome you on your journey into one of the wildest swamps in America. Surrounded by pristine beauty, be prepared to run into alligators, raccoons, wild boars, turtles, snakes, and many birds—all native to the area.

Due to the ever-growing alligator population, you can be sure to encounter some of these prehistoric creatures as your guide maneuvers through the windy river. Along the way, glide by an authentic Cajun village that is only accessible by boat.

Cajun Encounters offers an unforgettable journey into the Honey Island Swamp, providing you with great memories from your visit to Louisiana that will last a lifetime. Our shuttle service from most area hotels offers convenience and provides a relaxing way to travel as you enjoy learning more about our unique culture and history.

This rare opportunity to encounter magnificent wildlife in their natural surroundings is an adventure you won't soon forget. Suitable for all ages!

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12:15 PM, Honey Island Swamp Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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2:45 PM, Honey Island Swamp Tour in English

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5:00 PM, Honey Island Swamp Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

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9:30 AM, Honey Island Swamp Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

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10:15 AM, Honey Island Swamp Tour with Transportation in English

Duration 5h 15m No booking or credit card fees

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$56

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1:15 PM, Honey Island Swamp Tour with Transportation in English

Duration 4h 45m No booking or credit card fees

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3:30 PM, Honey Island Swamp Tour with Transportation in English

Duration 4h 45m No booking or credit card fees

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8:00 AM, Honey Island Swamp Tour with Transportation in English

Duration 4h 45m No booking or credit card fees

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Cajun Bayou & Swamp Tour - New Orleans

Activity Location

Honey Island Swamp

41490 Crawford Landing Road

Slidell 70461

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Cajun Encounters Boat Launch & Gift Shop

    55345 U.S. 90

    Slidell 70461

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: 941 Decatur Street

    941 Decatur Street

    New Orleans 70116

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Roosevelt Hotel

    123 Baronne Street

    New Orleans 70112

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Hyatt Regency

    601 Loyola Avenue

    New Orleans 70113

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

    330 Loyola Avenue

    New Orleans 70112

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    1101 North Rampart Street

    New Orleans 70116

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Royal Sonesta Hotel

    300 Bourbon Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: French Market

    700 Decatur Street

    New Orleans 70116

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Coterie Nola

    135 Decatur Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Q&C Hotel

    344 Camp Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Homewood Suites CBD

    901 Poydras Street

    New Orleans 70112

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Homewood Suites F.Q.

    317 North Rampart Street

    New Orleans 70112

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Omni Royal Orleans

    621 Saint Louis Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Embassy Suites

    315 Julia Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: DoubleTree Hotel

    300 Canal Street

    New Orleans 70130

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: New Orleans Visitor Center

    901 Decatur Street

    New Orleans 70116

  • Optional Pick-Up Point: Hilton Riverside

    2 Poydras Street

    New Orleans 70130


Highlights

  • An up-close look at America's wildest swamp

  • Encounters with wildlife like alligators, snakes & owls

  • Boat ride past a traditional Cajun village

  • Authentic, safe, personal & hands-on tour

  • An opportunity to learn from local swamp experts


Inclusions

  • Professional Tour Guide & Boat Captain

  • All Admission Fees

  • Tour Offered in English

  • Boat Ride Driven by Licensed Boat Captains

  • *Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off (See Location Details for Optional Pickup Points)


Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

  • Food & Drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Suitable for All Ages. Children Under 3 are Free.

  • For those using their own transport, boats depart from 55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461

  • Tour is Not Wheelchair Accessible

  • All Tours Subject to Change Due to Traffic Conditions or Inclement Weather. All Tours Subject to Cancellation.

  • We cannot control the local wildlife. Therefore, wildlife sightings are never guaranteed.

  • Private Tours Available.

  • Cajun Encounters has both covered and uncovered boats. A covered boat is never guaranteed. They are available on a first come, first served basis.


Cajun Bayou & Swamp Tour - New Orleans ratings based on 114 Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5

5/5 Mar 13, 2019

We had a great time. Our captain, Ryan was very informative and funny as heck. It was entertaining and we learned quite a lot about the wildlife and ecosystems. The swamp is beautiful in the Spring. Would definitely do it again.

Marina H

United States