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Address: New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: +1 504-834-1770
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Serving the New Orleans area for 17 years, Cajun Encounters is a local...
Serving the New Orleans area for 17 years, Cajun Encounters is a local, family owned tour provider. #1 Swamp Tours, Top City/Cemetery Tours, and Plantation Tours that show why Nola is a city like no other.
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$25*
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Honey Island Swamp Tour
$49*
and up
New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour
$106*
and up
Private Tour: Honey Island Swamp by Boat

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Great way to see the area

The swamp tour is a great way to see more of the area than just the city. The bus driver gave us some information on the drive across the Lake to get out to the swamp, which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The swamp tour is a great way to see more of the area than just the city. The bus driver gave us some information on the drive across the Lake to get out to the swamp, which was nice. Our ride was on a covered boat holding about 20 people with not a bad seat on the boat. We saw... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The transport is pritty basic on the plantation tour we were bounced arround for 50 minutes in a utility bus the swamp tour was slightly better, advice don't have a large meal before travel! The two tours are very different. In the plantations tour Cajun encounters mearly provides the transport the tours are provided by fully trained and very knowledgable... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Just finished the City/Cemetary tour with our tour guide John. It was great! Very knowledgeable and entertaining. John us local and knows the area. Worth every penny.

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North Westchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Captain Greg was amazing! We had a wonderful swamp tour with lots of interesting information about the creatures that live and thrive in the swamps. He was knowledgeable and funny!!! Would definitely recommend this.

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South Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had Ryan as our guide and he did a fantastic job of making the tour informative, humorous and memorable. We saw several alligators (large and small), raccoons, wild pigs, frogs, turtles, blue heron up close and personal. (Ryan and his fellow tour guides have named many of the local wildlife. At first I thought he was making it up... More 

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Collierville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We took the early morning tour to try and dodge the heat. Tour included time in swamps and time in marshes. Saw lots of wildlife (gators, raccoons, wild hogs, numerous birds, etc). Great trip for families. highly recommend.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Captain Greg did an amazing job. He was very informative and sarcastic. My kids loved seeing all of the wild animals and so did I.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

While in New Orleans the wife and I decided to take in a swamp tour from Cajun Encounters. It was really nice that they provide transportation from the French Quarters to their facility. We were fortunate enough to have Captain Sonny as our guide. He was very friendly, funny, and informative. We were able to see alligators, birds, raccoons, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

All in all, the tour was excellent. We had an amazing guide, Troy, planning out a tour appropriate to our expectations. We then went around the area, seeing both river, swamp and marshland, while hearing about the different wildlife and local ways of thriving. Thank you very much

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

They picked us up from our hotel right on time. Our driver was our tour guide and she was very knowledgable and funny. She did great commentary and had good timing too. We were picked up from the plantations on time and dropped off in a timely manner. I high recommend Cajun Encounters.

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Address: New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: +1 504-834-1770
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans

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