Swamp and Bayou Tour

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After a short motorcoach ride across the Mississippi River, take a fascinating boat trip into the Louisiana Swamps & Bayous.

Experience the timeless beauty of South Louisiana in a custom built swamp boat through part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park - Barataria Preserve. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun “joie de vivre.” Discover how the seafood from our bountiful waters provides a wide assortment of delectable local dishes!

Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes. Some wildlife are more numerous during the warmer months of the year. Learn why our wetlands are disappearing due to coastal erosion and man’s efforts to correct the damage it has done and restore this vital habitat.

Don't forget your camera to capture the “bon temps” (good times) on the bayou!

Note: Snacks, sandwiches & refreshments available for purchase.

Duration: 3.75 hours (includes travel time)

Departure Times: Daily at 10.45am and 12.45pm, all year round. From 1st March until 31st October the tour runs additionally at 8.45am and 2.45pm daily.

Departs From: Ticket Office at Toulouse St in the French Quarter)

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.