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Swamp & Bayou Small Airboat Tour (7 to 13 passengers boat)

By Tours by Isabelle
Price was undefined, price is now $128
Free cancellation available
4h
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Multiple languages
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Highlights

  • Explore Louisiana's rich swamplands with a small group

  • Fast and fun Airboat ride through the bayous & marshes

  • Bald cypress trees with Spanish moss-covered branches

  • Chance to see toothy alligators, quick nutria & exotic birds

  • Live commentary from your experienced local guide & captain

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Airboat ride

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from select New Orleans hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Food and beverages

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are not allowed.

  • At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • If you are pregnant, or have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you may not be allowed to board the airboats.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most downtown, uptown, French Quarter, and Westbank hotels in New Orleans. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Pickup begins 30 minutes before your scheduled activity time. You will receive confirmation of your exact hotel pick-up time when you call to confirm your reservation.

What you can expect

With a small group, blast through marshlands and into tucked away bayous, look for smiling alligators and scampering nutria, and learn about the rich ecology of Cajun Country on this exhilarating tour. Head to Lafitte and catch a ride around Louisiana's swamps and bottomlands in a high-speed airboat.

Grab a lift from your New Orleans hotel and head to your launch point, where you can meet up with your experienced airboat captain and get comfortable in your seat. Put on your ear protectors as the engine and fan blades whir into action, and then coast away from shore as you begin drifting out over the water.

Spend about 2 hours zipping past the submerged trunks of bald cypress, ducking under low-hanging clusters of Spanish moss, and picking up speed in rare patches of open water. Dive into thick marshes to track down alligators and consider taking the chance to hold a baby gator on your own. Keep your eyes peeled for quick-footed nutria, reptiles, and bald eagles.

Listen to your guide share stories about the bayou's wide array of critters and find out what daily life is like for locals who depend on these rich waters for their livelihood. With the wind in your air, shoot back to shore as your excursion winds to a close and you hop a comfortable shuttle for the quick trip back to your hotel.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Lafitte LA

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  • Hotel Pickup
  • New Orleans LA
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