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Cajun Encounters

55345 Highway 90, Slidell, LA 70461
(504) 834-1770; (866) 92-TOURS (86877)
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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Slidell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Locally owned and operated tour company with 14+ years of experience. Instant online discounts! Offering great, personalized swamp tours, city tours,... more » Owner description: Locally owned and operated tour company with 14+ years of experience. Instant online discounts! Offering great, personalized swamp tours, city tours, and plantation tours to both locals and visitors to New Orleans. « less
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Montgomery, Alabama
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My family has never been on a swamp tour before, and we are also very tidy and clean people. (E.G we dont ever go camping or anything of the sort) With that being said, we got the covered boat tour. We saw an alligator within 1 minute! There were almost 30 alligator encounters after that! They chomped on hotdogs and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My husband is a fan of these kinds of adventures. Although a little skeptical at first we all enjoyed it even the kids. Wouldn't mind doing it again when we visit again. The boat was safe and the closeness to the alligators was fantastic! Great ride!

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Seattle
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119 reviews 119 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Excellent! Here are the highlights for you to consider: alligators eating marshmallows, wild pigs, snakes, spiders, beautiful waterways, houseboats, jokes, laughter, fun. This is an experienced and well run operation, you should go here. The best thing - our captain took our kids inside, snagged the baby alligator from the fish tank, and taught the kids how to hold it.... More

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The guides that accompanied us on this trip were so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. They were adept at getting alligators to jump out of the water to get marshmallows on sticks Also a large mother pig stood on her hind legs and put her paws on the boat again to receive marshmallows. But as well as this the scenery through the... More

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Fredericksburg, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Nathan was a great tour guide and provided so much info during our almost 2 hour tour. We saw lots of gators along the river and we were up close as the guide fed them marshmallows and hot dogs. We went deep into the bayou and saw feral hogs, a raccoon, an osprey, and heron and beautiful scenery.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Very cool tour of a swamp. Some areas were so beautiful and they looked like they were from a Hollywood set. Our guide, Nathan, was born and raised in the area and this gave a unique perspective of the area. He is very knowledgable and we learned a lot. Hard to believe he and his friends played and swam in... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our tour guide, Troy, was extremely knowledgable of all of the wildlife in the swamp. We saw plenty of alligators up close and learned a lot about the swamp. Pick up at our hotel in the French Quarter was perfect. I highly recommend this tour!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We took the swamp tour today. Capt. Bishop was our guide. He was incredibly entertaining & knowledgable. It was evident how much he and the other guides enjoy their jobs. The boat ride was definitely two hours and we saw plenty of gators and turtles & several birds. Beautiful. Learned about the wild rice plants and cypress trees as well.... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Bishop was our tour guide. This was a great tour. Saw Bishop a huge alligator and many more. We tried finding Baconator he didn't wanna come out. Gators love marshmallows. Great price and great time.

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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed the swamp tour. We saw many alligators and birds. It was a beautiful experience. My favorite part was seeing the wild pigs. They were super cute. My least favorite part were the guides joking back and fourth with each other. In the beginning it was entertaining, but towards the end it became annoying.

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