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McGee's Landing & Atchafalaya Swamp Tours

1337 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson, LA 70517
(337) 228-2384
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Henderson
Type: Tours
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Lutz, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We booked McGee's Landing based on other Trip Advisor reveiws. Everything that I read about the place was true. We had an excellent tour guide (Curtis) who has lived and guided most of his life in the Atchafalya. A family member of mine took the tour several years back and recommended that we do the same. It was very entertaining... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We rented cabin #2 for one night. We wanted two one-couple cabins but none were available. We were offered this cabin, which was presented to us as one that would accommodate 2 couples. When we reached the cabin. It had one double bed, one single bed and a very small love seat, which was not a sleeper or a futon.... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

After watching far too much television, one of the things that I have wanted to do is go through the swamps on an air-boat. We found Mcgees on a website and booked ourselves onto a tour. I loved every moment of it, it's just a shame that it was too hot for much of the wildlife all though we did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

While we wanted to take a swamp tour, I was a bit nervous about taking a 3 and 7 year old in a small boat. I knew that air boats were out because of the inability to converse due to the noise. McGee's landing had a large boat and a 1 1/2 hour tour which is plenty long for kids.... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Had fun with family on our first "swamp tour". Learned about the history of the Atchafalaya Basin, saw a few 'gators and enjoyed some spectacular scenery. Entertaining Skipper & tour guide who had a few good Boudreaux & Thibidoux jokes also. Family business. Polite, friendly & attentive cajun hosts. Restaurant with live band looked fun too. Going to try the... More

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Lake Arthur, Louisiana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is my second trip with them this month. The first was a manager outing with my fellow Chilis managers. I was so impressed that I took my parents a week later. On both occasions we chose the airboat ride verse the swamp tour option. This is suitable for all age groups and I was suprised how much I enjoyed... More

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Marcellus, New York
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26 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had a wonderful time touring the swamps with our guide (and guest guide). We had to book a private tour since no one else was going out on the late afternoon air-boat tour, but it was wonderful and well worth the additional investment to have the boat to ourselves. Our guides were knowledgeable and helpful, pointing out wildlife that... More

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Texas
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44 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We've taken lots of better "swamp tours." I don't think our guide, who never introduced himself, was from the area ..... he could drive a boat, but didn't know much about the swamps or local culture and history. Maybe it was Mr. Robin's day off since others seemed to like him. He did slow down and let the guys take... More

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Lafayette
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

My wife and I spent an enjoyable Saturday afternoon on the McGee Swamp tour in Henderson, LA. Everything was to our liking. The price was right, the atmosphere was just what we expected and the guide was the best. I think his name was "EJ Robin", not sure. He was a retired Tug Boat Captain and was very informative and... More

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Irvine, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I witnessed one of the worker being abusive to a small frail kitten. He picked it up by the back leg and swung it around and tossed it out the door, all the while the kitten was screaming with pain. I ran across the room to stop him but was too late. I reported the guy to the owner and... More

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