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The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour

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Beautiful area and interesting tour

We really enjoyed this authentic, casual but exciting tour of Bayou Sorrel. Al was interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christinejG8767SZ
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Sarasota, Florida
Wonderful

Al did a fantastic job, from helping me, with my creaky prosthetic knees, get into the boat to... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Richard H
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A Louisiana swamp tour like no other! We are a family owned and operated business who share the same passion for the swamp. By using smaller boats, we provide an adventure deep into the magical swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin, where other swamp...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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33115 Highway 75, Bayou Sorrel, Plaquemine, LA 70764-7110
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+1 225-385-9562
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this authentic, casual but exciting tour of Bayou Sorrel. Al was interesting and knowledgeable. The swamp was just gorgeous, even in low water conditions. The beauty of the cypress and the water is hard to explain until you are there. We saw...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words. We’re glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks again.

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Al did a fantastic job, from helping me, with my creaky prosthetic knees, get into the boat to giving clear and interesting explanations of the things we saw. He took us to some beautiful places. Just wish it could have lasted longer.

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This tour was awesome. The whole family loved it. Al did a great job showing us the beauty of the swamp. We saw animals including gators and turtles and he took the time to explain so much about the local wildlife and vegetation. Would love...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you for the kind words, Anne. The swamp at night is completely different. You’d love it. Let me know when y’all are ready to book! :)

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Absolutely amazing tour, takes you right into the heart of the swamp. Our guide, Al, was brilliant and very informative. A truly unique experience, hopefully I will get to go again one day.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This was a pleasant and interesting outing. The boat ride was smooth and our guide, Al, was very knowledgeable about the biodiversity, vegetation and history of the swamp and the area. His passion is very evident. The boat is comfortable enough for a two hour...More

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Thank Trey W
Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Hey, Trey! Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We will be starting our night tours very soon! Call me when you’re ready. Stay tuned on our Facebook and Instagram for cool pics :)

Reviewed May 23, 2018

So glad we included this excursion in our southern Louisiana trip. I've always wanted to view the swamp up close and personal. Enjoyable and educational, led by our very friendly and well educated young guide Al. This young man grew up on the swamp in...More

Thank Mike S
Silvia W, Marketing manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Thank you, Mike. Your kind words are truly appreciated. We’re glad you enjoyed the tour and were able to share our knowledge with you. That is our main goal- to spread awareness!

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We were travelling the States on our honeymoon and my husband had always wanted to do this. This was an amazing experience that we will never forget. Our guide was so knowledgeable of the swamp and the wildlife and nature. It was very clear from...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Wow, we are honored to be the highlight of your honeymoon! Thank you for all of the kind words. Congratulations!

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We are so glad we chose this swamp tour. Going through the swamps is an absolutely amazing experience. It's incredibly peaceful, beautiful and also thrilling. This was enhanced by our guide, Al who had a lot of knowledge about the swamps and general wildlife and...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you so much! Glad you had a great experience with us. Shanka and Al are wonderful :)

Reviewed April 22, 2018

I came all the way from Canada for this and it was totally worth it. You zoom down a river, and are introduced to the lock system nearby before proceeding into the cypress forest. You see spiders with no trouble diving below the surface, spanish...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Well, we are glad we didn’t disappoint! Canada sure is a long drive ;) The swamp looks like a completely different place in the fall/ winter. We’d love to have you back!

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in New Orleans and thinking about taking a swamp tour I cannot stress enough to NOT go for the touristic, alligator feeding ones. If you get a chance to rent a car for the day or go with local friends who...More

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Silvia W, Manager at The Last Wilderness Swamp Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you so much, Roy. Our secret is to let the swamp do it’s own thing while we sit back and commentate! :) Our swamps are even more amazing without the alterations you typically see on a swamp tour.. Glad you enjoyed it.

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Jenee S
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Silvia W | Property representative |
Yes, we do swamp tours all year! You can book a tour by phone: 225-385-9562 or the email listed on our Trip Advisor profile (it will not allow me to add our email address in this comment).
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mamab2321
February 19, 2017|
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Response from Silvia W | Property representative |
Hi! The cost is $40/ person. We ask for a 24hr advance booking to ensure availability but at the least 2 hours.
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Gayle K
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Silvia W | Property representative |
Hi, Gayle. Our tour is approximately 40 minutes from Baton Rouge. Sorry for the delay.
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