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Zam's Bayou Swamp Tours

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Zam's Bayou Swamp Tours
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“swamp tour”(22 reviews)
A Cajun bayou swamp tour only accessible by boat. See alligators, turtles, birds, fur-bearing animals. French-speaking guides available. A gift shop is available, and an on-site Cajun restaurant is open on weekends. Large groups are also welcome...more
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141 Kraemer Bayou Rd, Kraemer, LA 70301-7269
+1 985-633-7881
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

We stopped here to give our kiddos a little of the bayou. We started off with the walking tour and my kids got to hold baby alligators, see turtles, snakes, raccoons, feed goats and see our guide Lloyd handle a very large alligator. Next we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracie R
Reviewed April 27, 2018

This was a brilliant tour, worth every $. It was in two parts: one part was a tour round “the back yard” – their collection of alligators and other animals, including a big snapping turtle. ZZ took us on this tour and he got in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I have so many great things to say about this place. They are so extremely knowledgeable about swamp life and everything that goes with it. They first take you on a tour of their land which you'll have to see when you go (Probably the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jacob S
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Our family had a great time. This tour is located conveniently close to the best plantations West of New Orleans. You will see alligators even during the winter in the park this family maintains. We learnt a lot about how alligators live, hunt and how...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank vincent_demartel
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

First of all you have to visit the shop and the restaurant, such as Ali Baba’s cave. Then the backyard with gators is very impressive. Very warm welcome from our guide (the son of the family) who speaks some words of French Cajun :-) Nice...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

We wanted to do a swamp tour, and asked around for a authentic experience. We did not want loud airboats as we wanted to hear what the guides would have to say. We were directed to Zam's, and what a pleasant surprise. Zam's is not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank James D
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We had an awesome swamp tour. The kids loved the seeing the alligators up front and personal. ZZ was a fun to talk with and hear his stores...an awesome guide. I would highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jjones7506
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I had a great swamp tour conducted by young Zam - Zameriah. The tour company was actually named after his grandmother Azama. While out on the water we saw several alligators, some turtles, plus had interesting conversations about Cajun life and the swamps. Before the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 798charliel
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This place is a mystical wonderland of how people in the bayou live their lives. The family has opened their business and hearts for the world to come visit and have a great time. They have a huge pet alligator in their back yard and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank SamDalili
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Started with the backyard animal tour...alligators and snapping turtles and such.... was very informative. Our guide was Diego, the owner and he is quite the character but full of knowledge of his home on the bayou. He has wonderfully colorful stories to tell and makes...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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April 27, 2018|
Response from REBECCA C |
Sug, check their website. I'm not sure. But if not there is some good Cajun food in near-sighted Thibadoux!
April 27, 2018|
Response from eurilla | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We were there on a Monday and although the shop was open, and you could wander round the restaurant in the back of the shop and see all the photos and use the restrooms, the kitchen wasn't open that day... More