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Lafitte, LA, USA
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Experience the Louisiana bayou outside of New Orleans on this airboat ride near Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Learn about the historic swampland, just a short ride outside the city, teeming with wildlife through your guide’s commentary. This tour offers an excellent way to get out of the city and into Louisiana nature. Both self-drive and hotel pickup options are available to fit your budget and schedule.
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Dawn wrote a review Oct 25
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We had a private tour for 7 people with T Earl. He was extremely knowledgeable and personable. Such a fun experience. Growing up in these swamps, I wasn't super excited but thought it would be fun for our out of town friends. Boy was I surprised! I enjoyed it just as much as the rest of the group, if not more. It is sobering to see the erosion and really appreciated the care they take as a company to respect the habitat and surounding residents.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Kansas Sunflower wrote a review Oct 23
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We own a ski boat so I wasn't that excited about the actual ride but I was so wrong, the ride itself was a fun, exciting rush and then add gators and it just exceeded my expectations by a mile. Our tour guide Captain Tiktok was freaking amazing!! This experience made our whole trip to New Orleans and that says alot!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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FoodieLafayette wrote a review Oct 21
Lafayette, CA37 contributions9 helpful votes
Our group of 5 people took the small airboat tour and we all loved it! Our guide, Steve, was a local and he shared story after story about the bayou and its people. He also knew exactly where to find the biggest alligators, and we got close up to many of them. The bayou itself is beautiful with all of the waterways, trees, moss, grasses, and wildlife. The 4 pm tour was really good in terms of lighting and we lucked out with the mild, dry weather. Steve explained how the area was impacted recently by Hurricane Ida, and we were amazed how easily he adapted the tour to the new terrain. The boat ride was very smooth and comfortable, even at high speeds. The area where you check in is super convenient with lots of parking, a gift shop, and restrooms.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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SantaFeNomad1234 wrote a review Oct 17
Santa Fe, New Mexico10 contributions6 helpful votes
We did the airboat swamp tour. It was very sobering following the recent Hurricane Ida. We don't live in hurricane country and it was humbling to see recovery efforts in action and the long road ahead. We felt and were guided to support the local economy during this difficult time. Our guide Earl had a great southern personality, was engaging and, although went off topic at times (very welcome and refreshing), educated us with a boots on the ground reality check about global warming and hurricane damage. These families are deeply rooted for generations and centuries in the area. Our perspective was widened, our empathy expanded and we did have fun seeing gators and birds. Just nice to be out on the water. This is the perfect half day trip if you're based in NOLA.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Travel_by_S wrote a review Oct 15
Watertown, New York14 contributions
Awesome air boat ride! Seen lots of alligators. The hotel pick up was great since they are located pretty far from New Orleans.
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