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Address: New Orleans, LA 70461
Phone Number: +1 504-834-1770
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Excellent City Tour

Butch took us through the most interesting parts of New Orleans including the famous cemeteries, Ward 9 and Bourbon St. He did an outstanding job showing us the city's interesting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jeff B
Littleton, Colorado, United States

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very excited to go on this tour and our son to see a Gator, however, we were told as soon as we sat on the boat that they were in hibernation due to the cold temps. Very disappointing and should have been mentioned on the booking call as that is why people go on these trips! The tour... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having doubled the cost of the trip with hotel pick-up, we were asked to meet the coach at a different location in the French Quarter, as part of the very poor confirmation instructions, and were also dropped off nowhere near our hotel. The coach trip there and back took longer than the swamp tour itself (not 2 hours as stated)... More 

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Butch took us through the most interesting parts of New Orleans including the famous cemeteries, Ward 9 and Bourbon St. He did an outstanding job showing us the city's interesting history, cultures and architecture. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Great job Butch!

Thank Jeff B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a blast doing the city tour it was amazing and very educational. Big shout out to our tour guide Butch!!!!! We will definitely take another tour when we visit again.

Thank Alysha B
San Francisco, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good value for money if you have never done this sort of tours. It is pretty much the same as the Everglades. We didn't see any gators. The fall colours are quite pretty and they do bring you to different parts of the bayou.

Thank Pixxidix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time as a family. The tour lasted about two hours and was informative and enjoyable. We saw some feral pigs, a small alligator that was sleeping under water, a couple raccoons, and learned a lot about the bayou ecosystem. My kids found it highly entertaining too.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Butch was awesome. The tour provided so much history. It was a great way to get a glimpse of all the important parts of new Orleans. My only criticism is that our tour guide spoke really fast so it was difficult to get all the information, interesting facts at times.

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Rio Rico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bus picked us up at our hotel on time. Bus was clean & not funky in any way. The driver, Butch was born & raised in NOLA and was non stop in pointing out interesting facts from the grand to the small stuff (but interesting). Also Butch was great at entertaining any questions. We covered different neighborhoods, parks, business districts,... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the plantation tours of Laura and Oak Alley. These were great. The tour guides were very informed and the group size wasn't too big. Oak Alley was an especially beautiful place and it was a privilege to visit. The mint juleps were a welcome addition too! Our transport picked us up on time and it was nice not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being the coldest day of the year, Capt. Greg made the tour a lot of fun. He is very knowledgeable and can crack a good joke. Totally recommend Cajun Encounters.

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Thank you for touring with us, Gina A. We appreciate your review and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the excursion! More 

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