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Cajun Encounters

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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New Orleans, LA 70116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was recommended this tour by the concierge at Four Points by Sheraton, Mary. We had a great time and Butch our tour guide was awesome!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 226matta
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tips: A: Careful if you book on your own & not in the actual office, timing for meet up may be different! Luckily we gave ourselves plenty of time. (We booked online) Email instructions once booked were also different than what the representative in the...More

Thank ScooterJules
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was in town with a friend from out of town and after walking all day long the day prior we were looking for a little more a leisure activity. We were staying at the Intercontinental and the concierge recommended the city bus tour. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank afabits6692
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked this trip online after doing a bit of research. The staff were friendly. Pick up from downtown was prompt. The facilities and boats were clean. We saw a lot of swamp flora and fauna (including a gator, wild hogs, raccoons, a bald eagle,...More

Thank EndlessWonderC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked 4 days in advance. Monday 4th March waited for our 10.15am pick up. By 11.15am ...still nothing .the hotel concierge called to be told that the pick up point had changed to another hotel due to the Mardi Gras parades...on Monday they started at...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kim was nothing short of an amazing tour guide. Gave lots of things to see after the tour and told us very informative tho ha during the drive to the swamp tour. She was funny as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sheldon W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We included transportation from the French Quarter so it took about a 45 min ride to get there. We booked thru Viator which lists over 400 New Orleans tours. Nice ride on rivers and bayous. You may not see any alligators or other animals so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank badgerbwk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Butch was awesome tour guide! Very knowledgeable on old history as well as current events and fun! Learned lots about N.O. Great value!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Belinda B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what tour we wanted to do, we stumbled across this location and got some good suggestions. Darius was a great tour guide, he had lots of great information on the city. He was able to get a lot of things except French...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sexyFiat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thank you so much! Jason was an amazing guide and we had a great time with him! And singing! And so many alligators and other wildlife. It was awesome.

Date of experience: March 2019
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MelissaDenno
March 6, 2019|
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Response from Margot F | Reviewed this property |
They have a number of tours. The bus I went on and the plantations certainly were not wheelchair friendly. I’m sure if you asked the company or at the hotel you are staying in something could be organised. Good luck!
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Paradise13988289105
November 1, 2018|
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Response from mdavis1969 | Reviewed this property |
They give them protein pellets. Some of the tours feed them marshmallows. They only give them one so you can see the alligator. They literally jump out of the water for them. They are not trying to create pets. They swish... More
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Cassidy C
August 30, 2018|
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Response from jamesgL23JP | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see anything - the boats are pretty big and carry lots of people. There were children and adults of all shapes and sizes when we went and no one was particularly singled out
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