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Address: 363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094
Phone Number: (504) 347-0962
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Excellent Tour

We really enjoyed this tour. The guide was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. We were able to see a lot of alligators and wild hogs. He even picked up speed in the open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Keana L
Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We really enjoyed this tour. The guide was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. We were able to see a lot of alligators and wild hogs. He even picked up speed in the open water to give us some relief of the sun!

Thank Keana L
Baldwin City, Kansas
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Great fun and wow amazing scenery!!!!! Had a terrific driver who drove us out who was very informative about sites around the city. Then had a great tour operator who was also very informative about the gators!!!! Thanks Captain Lou!!!!

Thank kurtrs
The Hague, The Netherlands
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138 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had a great time on this swamp tour. Quiet boat, unlike the noisy boats you sometimes see around. The captain is a real local and provides the his own anecdotes. We saw plenty of gators and some of the larger birds. Great way to see the swamps and spend two hours

Thank Pimmetje_7
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Myself, my wife, and 3yo boy all had a wonderful time. We learned a lot about the swamp and the animals in it. Saw plenty of gators, and other wildlife as well. You can tell James has plenty of first hand experience. He seems like a pretty honest guy too, and that's a rarity when it comes to tourist attractions... More 

Thank Eric H
The Hague, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a wonderful time on this tour. Captain James had an obvious love for the bayou and it's critters :) and knew so much about it's nature and wildlife. Very informative and very friendly captain. The group was small and therefor it was very intimate and very relaxing. We saw plenty of gators, who James fed marshmallows :) This... More 

Thank Sureya P
Gretna, Louisiana
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79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I've been on 2 boat swamp tours. Cajun Critters was the one I liked the best. James was very informative. He is also very genuine. Even though I am from the area, I still learned a few things. It's easy to find and not too far from New Orleans, maybe 15-20 minutes.

Thank r0sie1977
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

we went in early april and even though it had been very warm for april, apparently the big gators don't come out until later in the season...we saw 3 small "baby" gators...the wild pigs were much more interesting to see in the wild captain was very entertaining and was overall a fun expeience

Thank David L
Madison, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you want to see gators.. this place if for you! They raise and feed them so they are trained to come to the boats. Nice guides, good ecological information. Not much else to view other than gators!

Thank debbie929
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93 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Captain James was a wealth of information about the swamp. Despite cool temperatures and few gators, he made the tour very entertaining and informative. There is much to learn about what is going on out there in the backwaters of Louisiana. Cajun Critters Swamp Tours is a good way to learn more about it and experience something different so close... More 

Thank MrFun77
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264 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped off en route to Natchez and went out on a slow boat (with 150hp outboard!) Tour was 1:45hr and we saw a couple of young gators, hogs. Herons, egret and raccoon. Best sightings of gators is when it's warmer! Nice informative tour

Thank Yorkshire1245

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