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Cajun Critters Swamp Tour

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Address: 363 Louisiana St, Westwego, LA 70094-4115
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Great Tour to end our trip!

I've never been anywhere near a swamp so I was really excited to go on this tour. Captain James picked us up from our hotel and we headed towards Westwego. James was so funny and... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Gaby M
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

I've never been anywhere near a swamp so I was really excited to go on this tour. Captain James picked us up from our hotel and we headed towards Westwego. James was so funny and taught us a lot about the environment, different wildlife and his experience. This tour felt more like a family boat ride than a tourist swamp... More 

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Rodeo, Argentina
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Captain James was hilarious- the two hour tour itself was fun and full of tons of wildlife sightings and he had a lot of good information. But his personality is what really made the excursion even that much more fun. He was very welcoming and goofy and kept everyone entertained. We saw lots of smaller alligators and tons of birds,... More 

Thank Kellymse
Missouri City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Our guide did a nice job and actually got a small alligator for everyone to pet and hold! Kids got a kick out of it.

Thank lindachuray12
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough positive comments about this tour! It was me, my husband and our 17 & 13 yr old daughters. This tour was amazing, informative and relaxing. The captain shared family stories of his life on the bayou along with his knowledge. He happily pointed out animals, plants & taught us all about all of them. The ride... More 

Thank Tam F
Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Paid for transportation as well as the tour and Captain James picked me up at exactly half 8 from my hostel in the Garden District. Drove to the boat and waited for the othe guests then set off. Beautiful day which made the swamp look even better. Saw alligators, turtles and loads of types of birds. Captain James was charming,... More 

Thank aliceshattock
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 25, 2016

This experience was so fun! The captain was knowledgeable and passionate about the swamp, alligators, trees, birds, and other wildlife. We also enjoyed doing a tour this way instead of an airboat. The airboats are extremely loud!

Thank Kayla M
Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

We rented a car and drove out to Westwego on our own. Not a far drive at all. Capt James was waiting for us. We enjoyed seeing the small alligators and birds and hearing about life in the bayou.

Thank RuthCooper
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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We used a groupon, so we got a great deal! The Captain was very knowledgable of the Bayou and the animals around it! We had a great time!

Thank Tiffanyrybicki
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Captain Bishop gives a fun and humorous commentary. Right down to showing us a refridgergator - very cool. Trip exceeded my expectations for observing alligators and interesting birds and swamp landscapes. Capt Bishop is local, knowledgable, fun and generous with going a little further up the bayou. Even the 45 minute bus drive to get to the swamp was interesting.

Thank waynebeau
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

Very nice tour on pontoon boat! Great guide, that was able to give us information on the swamp & Katrina insight which made the tour very enjoyable!

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