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Address: 55345 Highway 90, Slidell, LA 70461
Phone Number: (504) 834-1770; (866) 92-TOURS (86877)
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Description: Locally owned and operated tour company with 14+ years of experience...
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.
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$25*
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Honey Island Swamp Tour
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Private Tour: Honey Island Swamp by Boat

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Best seat in the house!! Next to the captain 😊

I was really looking forward to this tour. I had initially planned on meeting up with friends in New Orleans but they all bailed so i tried to do everything on my Wishlist by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Nerang, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I was really looking forward to this tour. I had initially planned on meeting up with friends in New Orleans but they all bailed so i tried to do everything on my Wishlist by myself. I opted to drive out to Slidell which was an easy 30 min drive from the city. A good tip if you have a group... More 

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We recently took the Swamp Tour and were assigned to Captain Troy's boat. It was an awesome experience! We saw many alligators and were amazed by their jumping skills. We boated into the swamp and were treated to a great view of the Cyprus trees. Captain Troy was a fantastic tour guide; so knowledgeable with regards to the gators, the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went on a bus tour of the city of New Orleans today. The tour guide was John, very knowledgeable and pleasant. Learn much about the city history and he was very knowledgeable about the effects of Katrina and what's happening in the 9th ward

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Richmond, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is the first swamp tour we have taken in or around New Orleans after several visits to the Big Easy. We had the tour bus pick us up near our hotel in the French Quarter at Huck Finn's. The bus was there on time but after getting on the smaller bus we had to meet the "big bus" which... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

He was fun. Really new his stuff. He moved the boat when we found something to give everybody a chance to see not just the people on one side of the boat. We saw a pig family and had gators swimming right up to the boat. Got some great pictures and had fun. Definitely worth the time and money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Really worth the money!!!! My husband and I took this tour on June 19, 2015 it was the best ever and the tour guide (Troy) is the best and is very knowledgeable of the river, swamp agriculture, animals, etc... Unbelievable!!!! I am still talking to my workmates and friends about it I will advise anyone to make sure you take... More 

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Plymouth, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We had an an amazing time touring the Honey Island swamp. The van picked 6 of us up at our hotel in New Orleans, and drove us to the site. Once there, Captain Greg gave us a funny and very informative tour of the swamp, and Pearl River. We saw many gators, wild pigs and a Great Blue Herring. Our... More 

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Wantage
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We visited New Orleans for our honeymoon and a must do on our list was a visit to the Bayou. And we were so glad we picked to go with Cajun Encounters! They picked us up from our hotel for the hours ride to the Honey Island Swamp. Our minibus driver was very chatty and friendly and pointed out things... More 

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Tromsø - Rovaniemi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is one of the coolest trips we have been on. Very nice organized from the meeting point. Drive in yourself, or sign up for hotel pickup. Groups divided by wristband colors into different swamp boats. All getting basically the same great tour, but the captain will drive where he think is best spots to see alligators and wildlife. Saw... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was in New Orleans recently (weekend of June 12, 2015) and while there took a swamp tour with Cajun Encounters. The positives were that we did see a few gators and had a very knowledgeable guide. However, the reason for the low rating is because of our boat. We had a large group and decided it would be a... More 

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Additional Information about Cajun Encounters

Address: Address: 55345 Highway 90, Slidell, LA 70461
Phone Number: (504) 834-1770; (866) 92-TOURS (86877)
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Slidell
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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