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Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company

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500 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2106
+1 888-481-8188
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Great Tour company

I ended up booking all my tours with this company after my first fantastic cemetry tour. All tour... read more

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gooneretteloz
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Wonderful experience! Highlight of our trip!

Came to NOLA for my bachelorette trip, holding a baby alligator was on my bucket list and it was... read more

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Gators and Ghosts works with the best tour companies in New Orleans. We offer airboat swamp tours, ghost tours and much more! We are here to help make your NOLA visit awesome! You can explore New Orleans' incredible history: from the Native Americans, to French and Spanish rule, the Cajuns and the Creoles, the Louisiana Purchase, the pirate Jean Laffite, Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans, slavery, Madame LaLaurie and her haunted mansion, Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, Mardi Gras, jazz music, the Storyville brothels, early rock n' roll, Hurricane Katrina, and the ongoing rebuilding. While visiting new Orleans you can see our beautiful above ground cemeteries, the 24 hour party that is Bourbon Street, our amazing architecture, magnificent and fascinating plantations, the mighty Mississippi River, and our levees, canals, and parks.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
500 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2106
French Quarter
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"air boat"
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"airboat ride"
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"person airboat"
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"captain ernie"
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"hotel pickup"
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"bachelor party"
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"great trip"
in 12 reviews
"great guide"
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"fun experience"
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"a lot of fun"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"french quarter"
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Reviewed today

I ended up booking all my tours with this company after my first fantastic cemetry tour. All tour guides were amazing and so knowledgable

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Came to NOLA for my bachelorette trip, holding a baby alligator was on my bucket list and it was met! Eric was our guide and we had so much fun racing through the bayou! We laughed and enjoyed our selves the whole time. My only...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This Swamp Tour exceeded our expectations. It was storming but that didn’t stop our guide from giving us the best experience possible. The boat captain was simply awesome. Will definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting the New Orleans area.

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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommend, great way to see and experience the swamp. Simply Awesome, great guide who was friendly and very knowledgeable, and loved what he did which made all the difference.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the St. Louise 1 tour and the Ghost and Vampires tour. Both were very interesting and our guides were fun and full of information.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guide was awesome. There were 9 of us, we had a small airboat all to ourselves. It was an amazing experience and we had the best captain! Will do it again on our next visit.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was an amazing experience! Our tour guide was awesome!! We saw so many gators, drove like we were in a fast and furious movie and even got to hold a baby alligator! Drifting through the smal channels (going full throttle), seeing where the locals...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guide made it a great experience she was very knowledgeable about the area and was also entertaining.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The swamp tour was amazing and so much fun. The city bus tour was informative and interesting. The drive was knowledgeable and kept things interesting. The walking tour of the French quarter was good despite the humidity. Overall I high recommended this tour for all.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience! Would definitely recommend this to others. Perfectly timed, and appreciated the transportation to and from our hotel.

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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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afoster0208
May 15, 2017|
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Response from nmercer75 | Reviewed this property |
Less than 30 min (depending on traffic of course). But it is not far. We took their bus and it was about 20/25 min. We actually waited longer at the dock itself once we arrived than the drive. It was a great experience- we... More
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mshearin2
May 9, 2017|
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Response from joel1316 | Reviewed this property |
The processing (boat assignment, paying) went by fast for us as we were the first batch in the morning. The tour itself is less than 2 hours; ours was 1:45 long. Great experience though, we had a blast!
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