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Address: 363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094
Phone Number: (504) 347-0962
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Lots to learn about the bayou

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Pittsburgh
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Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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!

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Pittsburgh
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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 

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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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was a lot of fun. They were very friendly and they had a great sense of humor. They let us hold a small alligator. The ride was awesome.

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Swamp tour was very interesting for us . If you feel the nature of New Orleans you must join this tour. December is not the season of Alligators because of that we saw only two small alligator but the environment was really very interesting .

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Westwego, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

i live two minutes from swamp boats and i still go on day trips . many local school take our kids on school trips to the swamp to help kids learn about la. nature

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

First swamp tour and had a blast. Saw a bunch of gators and turtles. James made us laugh the entire time and he knew what he was talking about. Would for sure do it again.

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Toronto, Ontario
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

An opportunity to get up close and personal with the alligators which come right up to the boat. From 3 feet to 13 feet. We did not expect them to come so close but they were enticed with little treats on a stick (marshmallows and hot dogs) which they seem to sense as soon as the boat guide brings them... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We took the Cajun Critters Swamp Tour with my family that was in town from Maryland. We had a wonderful time and I would totally recommend it for old and young alike. A leisurely boat ride with beautiful scenery. I cant believe that I have lived here for 7 years and have not done this yet. I cant wait to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

The tour was very enjoyable and we learned a lot! The captain had a great sense of humor and extensive knowledge of the gators and the area. We would definitely do this again.

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