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Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

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Marrero, LA, USA
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Experience the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve on this pontoon excursion led by a local guide. After a convenient, optional pickup from your accommodation, learn about Southern Louisiana’s distinctive ecology while cruising past magnificent cypress trees and watch for native wildlife like gators and egrets. Enjoy flexible timing and opt for a delicious lunch at Restaurant Des Familes with the 10 a.m. tour.
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Samantha P wrote a review Aug 2021
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Loved this tour. Very pretty!!! Saw a few smaller alligators. Did not get the chance to see any bug alligators but I went mid day.
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Paula Dickens wrote a review Aug 2021
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The knowledge of the tour guide. I really liked the information he was able to share about the swamp and its inhabitants. As well as he ability to be comical at the same time. Great time had by all on the boat.
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Date of experience: August 2021
Leandra B wrote a review Aug 2021
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Was excited to learn more about alligators. The tour itself felt anti-climactic. The tour guide was nice, however it was expected that he would be more engaging with guests. Felt as though not enough fun/interesting facts about alligators/the bayou was provided. Felt like an extended boat ride on a river. Tour was chosen based on previous pictures where guests appeared to have a more engaging and hands on experience. For what was presented, the price did not feel worth the experience.
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Date of experience: August 2021
zipty22 wrote a review Aug 2021
Maryland596 contributions136 helpful votes
This is the 2nd time I've been on this tour the 1st with just me and my wife the 2nd with our kids both experiences were excellent and unforgettable. Try going in the morning, the boat captain said that the alligators are more active at this time because it's not as hot. We saw a lot of alligators and a blue herring. You also get to hold a baby or adolescent alligator. You should definitely book this tour.
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Krysten C wrote a review Aug 2021
Somerset, Massachusetts, United States99 contributions16 helpful votes
We had a fantastic time learning about the natural flora and fauna, wetlands and swamps, and of course checking out the incredible alligators 🐊 with our guide, Darrin! We highly recommend this perfect bayou experience.
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Date of experience: July 2021