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Cajun Encounters

#2 of 6 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Slidell Features Animals
55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461
+1 504-834-1770
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A 20 year old locally owned and operated tour company providing highly rated, comfortable, fun, and educational tours of the swamps, city, cemeteries, and plantations in and around New Orleans. We recruit and train the most knowledgeable tour guides and boat captains in the city, and design our boats and buses to be comfortable and safe, providing an unparalleled experience of the city. Swamp Tours: Take a guided tour of the famous Honey Island Swamp. You'll glide through gator territory and hear all about the swamp and its natural inhabitants from our highly knowledgeable, certified captains. See gators and wildlife up close and personal as you explore narrow slews that only our boats are built to navigate. Plantation Tours: Step back in time and explore two of New Orleans' most famous plantations: Oak Alley, an Antebellum Plantation, and Laura, A Creole Plantation. We'll pick you up from your hotel and take you down the historic Mississippi River Road in the comfort of our air conditioned, air ride buses. City Tours: We'll take you to all the must-see landmarks on your list, including the French Quarter, Garden District, Marigny, and more. Our buses are designed for your supreme comfort with powerful air conditioning, air ride technology, and seamless windows for the best views. If you want to experience New Orleans, Cajun Encounters Tour Company is dedicated to showing you the best the city has to offer.
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461
+1 504-834-1770
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Cajun Encounters on July 22, 2017. Capt. Teddy was our tour guide and he was excellent. Full of knowledge of the swamp, alligators and had great stories to tell. We really enjoyed this tour! We decided on this tour because of the reviews...More

Thank philash04
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a great place for an afternoon with our mission trip group. Lots of information shared by the boat captain along the way. We stopped counting after seeing 40 gators! Really neat how they rise out of the water next to the boat. Small...More

Thank Todd V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this tour company having read lots for reviews online and reading their website and then hoping for the best. However this tour was amazing, well organised and informative. We booked online the night before and managed to print out the confirmation, once we...More

Thank mel_rainbowchildcare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great tour. The guide got us out there and gave us all of his knowledge. Saw lots of alligators.

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience from start to finish. Booking was easy, and the bus driver gave me a call just before arriving to let me know our stop was next. The bus driver was informative on the way out to the swamp. The gift...More

Thank KonaRider13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we chose Cajun Encounters to take some out of town guest for the day. There are other tours out there but not as informative and professional as this group! If anybody wants to see the best southern Louisiana has to offer...More

Thank mikelfrance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a 2:45 swamp tour and loved every minute of it!! Capt. Ryan was so great! He tried with great success to get close to wildlife for his passengers. He was very informative and funny! He was really great with answering our questions and...More

Thank wht137
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to see true Cajun outdoors. It was a little hot but what do you expect in July. A fun time to see everything

Thank alabama_number_1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been wanting to go on a swamp tour for years. This tour did not disappoint. We had a very knowledgable and professional captain, Captain Jason. Not only did we see a lot of wildlife, but we also learned about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment our bus arrived, we knew we were in good hands with Captain Al. He got us an cooler with ice, as we checked in for our tour. Once our group was called, we loaded up in the boat which I was very...More

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June 21, 2017|
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Response from cindy l | Reviewed this property |
We did the early morning tour and we definitely got our money's worth. The weather was perfect, the breeze once on the water was terrific. If it's too hot, the animals won't be out. Don't think it would be an issue with... More
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Terrance N | Reviewed this property |
yes the 3 boats seen at the dock on the day of our tour was covered.