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Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours

251 Marina Dr, Gibson, LA 70356-3444
+1 504-628-2508
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Great guide , he showed us a variety of swamp and marsh locations. We saw many animals and birds... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2014
Bikerhj
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Alma, Kansas
Amazing tour!

Got there for a tour at ten in the morning and we weren't disappointed we woke up early in our... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2014
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251 Marina Dr, Gibson, LA 70356-3444
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Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great guide , he showed us a variety of swamp and marsh locations. We saw many animals and birds. He gave us a lot of history and current information on the area.

1  Thank Bikerhj
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Got there for a tour at ten in the morning and we weren't disappointed we woke up early in our holidays. It was so good to navigate in the bayou and to feed some alligator on the way.

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Reviewed July 21, 2014

Reservations were easy - not email but text. Always answered immediately. Easy to contact by phone. Saw more wildlife than could be imagined. Air boat ride was awesome. Guide had wicked sense of humor. Major fun. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

2  Thank Jan D
Reviewed June 10, 2014

We took the trip on a Saturday morning with Wayne as our driver. There were 13 of us on the boat. All but 2 were from south Louisiana but had never been on one of the many swamp tours we have down here. It was...More

1  Thank Jennyf8143
Reviewed May 31, 2014

The Bayou is such a diverse ecosystem. There is so much to see, and within the length of our tour, we came away feeling like we had seen it all. From the hundreds of bird species to the wildlife that teems from the black water,...More

1  Thank JulieGatz
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Lots of wildlife that you could get a fleeting glimpse of if your were lucky. The tour guide just kept driving, people were pointing out wildlife and he would just drive on by. He stopped twice in what I guess is a predetermined location with...More

3  Thank Anmidase
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Airboat tour was definitely the highlight of our week-long trip to New Orleans! For the 4 of us, it was better than Mardi Gras in the French Quarter and all the action surrounding the NBA All Star Game. Junior was our guide :) Quite the...More

1  Thank dorothy h
Reviewed March 4, 2014

4 of us hired a car and had the best tour. I think this rates as 1 of my best tours ever taken. I felt like I was in a nature show. Junior has to be the best story teller, respects nature and he has...More

1  Thank happycamper t
Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

After much research on line I decide that his was where I wanted to tour the bayou. We drove to Gibson from NOLA and it took about 75 minutes and well were the ride. Wayne (senior) was our guide and he made the trip very...More

3  Thank beagles1013
Reviewed July 16, 2013

I am from Wisconsin and I enjoyed the tour so much. We pulled right up next to the alligator nests and the gators hissed at us. We saw a lot of migrating ibus. We went all around the bayou. It was so cool seeing all...More

1  Thank Cole L
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Gene S
My wife has always wanted to take an airboat ride through the swamps. She will have her 80th birthday in April and I would really like to treat her to such a trip. Additionally Jan 2017 will be our 61st wedding anniversary so for either of these occasions I would like to book a trip. She is a little handicapped in that she cannot walk for great distances but can get up and down OK. Would that be a problem?
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Response from bhupp | Reviewed this property |
Although a lot of walking is not required, pathways are not paved and you must load the boat via dock to boat. The boat ride is fairly smooth, but if you are doing this during the summer months as we did I would not... More
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