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Ultimate Swamp Adventures

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Fun to get away from the city!

Who knew the fun started on the shuttle to the swamp?? The shuttle driver, Ally, was the sweetest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joriebolds
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Best tour hands down!

Captain Gary was so authentic and passionate! We booked this tour as part of celebrating my husband... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tenille D
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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Just 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans, located in the historic fishing village of Westwego, Louisiana. We also offer pick up locations at many French Quarter hotels. On an Airboat or Tourboat,Discover the beauty of a true Cypress swamp. See...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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450 Laroussini St, Westwego, LA 70094-4931
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knew the fun started on the shuttle to the swamp?? The shuttle driver, Ally, was the sweetest. She is a local and gave us the perfect little intro into our upcoming tour of the swamp. Once on the boat, our tour guide was hilarious!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joriebolds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Gary was so authentic and passionate! We booked this tour as part of celebrating my husband turning 30 and I am so glad we booked this tour! We had so much fun and captain Gary was humorous. He made us feel like little crocodile...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tenille D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat driver performed several very cool and controlled high speed turns in the airboat, as well as threading the needle through several power line support beams in the swamp, definitely a must do for families (stop by the mona lisa lounge to pick up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a chilly day; we were unaware (and conveniently uninformed by the Company) that the chances of seeing reptiles or any animal on the tour were very slim, until after we started on the tour. We hardly saw a bird or two. As...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Today we went on an airboat swamp tour, the boat only held 6 people, it was fantastic, we had so much fun and the guy who drove the boat was really good. We didn’t realise that alligators hibernate in the cold, so we only saw...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing tour. Definately worth your while doing this.! Our captain 'Captain Dylan' made it really enjoyable. We were able to have a good time and interacted with the others on the tour.! Got to hold an alligator that Captain Dylan caught with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CharlieC28
Reviewed November 30, 2018

We had a great time on the swamp adventure with Captain Dylan! It was a wonderful experience and we learned a lot about New Orleans and the surrounding ecosystems and wildlife. Dylan did a great job of creating a fun atmosphere for everyone, and he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Our family had an amazing time on the airboat swamp tour. Captain Dylan was the BEST! His sense of humor and knowledge of the wildlife was greatly appreciated. This will be one of our favorite memories. Thanks so much!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dream36700937249
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time on the swamp tour (which we signed up for through the New Orelans pass). Dillon was our guide and was fantastic! We saw a couple of smaller gators as it is their dormant season right now, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We had good fun on our swamp tour, we did see a few alligators in the swamp. Unfortunately for us they were not interested in joking in the fun as there was a storm due we was informed this changed their behaviour. Our captain was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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KEG17
November 11, 2018|
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Response from walter8990 | Reviewed this property |
They have pickup at the area hotels by shuttle bus. We were phoned by the driver as he was on the way to the front door of the hotel. Driver was full of information about New Orleans and made the short trip (10 - 15 minute... More
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Linda N
August 14, 2018|
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I think they will, but when we signed up we requested to be picked up and they agreed to do it, but said it would be cheaper to use Uber.
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Jenny C
June 5, 2018|
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We are a rain or shine tour. Normal rainfall is not enough to stop us. However severe weather including lightning, high winds, and driving rainfall can delay, shorten, or cancel a tour.
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TBotzon
Spokane WA
2 1/2 Days with a Powerpass (6 Replies)
We got a 2 day Powerpass ( I read they are not always the best deal but we already purchased it earlier with a Groupon) and we want to get the most bang for or buck. We are 4 adults. We are staying in the middle of town at The Drury. We do not have a car but plan to Uber as needed. We are not into Museums so of all the things on the PowerPass what would you recommend-we have never been to New Orleans and these are our options: Attractions Offered With Power Pass ● 1850 House | Louisiana...More
March 05, 2017|
Response fromJay D|
Swamp Tour, Pharmacy Museum, Plantation, Haunted History Tour are all great. You won't need a car anywhere within the quarter... only to get to the plantation and swamp, but the tours usually provide transport. We did a combo swamp and plantation tour but I don't know if that's included with your pass. Definitely do the paddleboat cruise down the Mississippi too... but don't do the dinner package if you can avoid it. There's so many better places to eat in the quarter and in Garden District,...More