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Cajun Critters Swamp Tour
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363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094-4115
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All reviews captain james swamp tour pontoon boat great sense of humor new orleans great guide lots of fun two hours bayou gators airboat stories blast native knowledge nola
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Captain James took us through the bayou and we had a blast! It was so peaceful and quiet back there. He gave us lots of information about the local geology, wildlife, history and culture. He also showed us lots of alligators of all sizes. He...More

1  Thank Margie C
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Captain James was such a great guide. The tour was so informative and he was very funny. He actually got down next to the gators to try and show us their teeth. Was so cool!!!!

Thank Katelyn W
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Though I've been to New Orleans a hundred times, I saw a Groupon for this tour and thought, what the heck! I'm so glad I did. We took the 9:30 am tour, so it wouldn't be too hot. Captain James was knowledgeable, nice, and answered...More

Thank tgpcola
Reviewed April 24, 2018

There was 3 of us on this swamp tour and all three of us loved it. We saw lots of gators and some very pretty birds, James knows so much about alligators. We loved his stories. We highly recommend doing this swamp tour while in...More

Thank kamilouise13
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The swamp tour was fantastic, loved the pigs! Captain Emmett was lots of fun and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to enjoy the swamp experience.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Large pontoon, great for large families and small children. Can here the Captain , not like the airboats , don not have to have ear protection. He is a local native, knows his stuff. Alligators are seen up close and are familiar with his boat....More

1  Thank MISSOURI64772
Reviewed December 31, 2017

The swamp tour is a surprise of our stay in NOLA. Although, winter time may not be a good time to visit tour, since it's cold and the gators and animals are not as active as in summer. But we were still able to see...More

2  Thank Micro-Young
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Our tour guide James was excellent from the moment we walked up to him he made our group feel welcome. He talked about him and his cousin Jesse and how they started the business. It was pretty cold when we went so there weren't a...More

Thank kenya b
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

My family and 2 additional teenage boys joined a tour. The price was worth every penny. The guide is a vet and local who you can tell loves this job, and his wife (his quick call from his wife was not a bother to the...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

We found the tour on Groupon. We loved it! We will go back and do this one again when we return. We heard a lot if interesting facts about the area. I would recommend it to anyone traveling to the area.

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Diane I
October 18, 2016|
Response from lindachuray12 | Reviewed this property |
they are about 30-45 min or so out.
dulcinea l
July 7, 2016|
Response from dulcinea l |
Is there a restroom on board the boat?
dulcinea l
July 7, 2016|
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Response from Orlandaytripper | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call ahead :) Enjoy