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We had a blast. Our guide was awesome. He made the trip to New Orleans great it was so much fun. I... read more

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When on a swamp tour through Gators and Ghosts and had a great time. The van was air conditioned... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience an airboat tour with a knowledgeable guide that has a great respect for animals, then this is NOT the tour for you.

Our guide, Greg, encouraged alligators to come up to the boat by throwing marshmallows into the water (which can not be good for the digestive tract of an alligator) and then literally smacked the animals hard on the snout, shouted ‘NO’ and proceeded to laugh maniacally. Another guide came over with his tour group and treated the alligators in a similar manner. The other guide grabbed a smaller alligator by the snout and dragged it into the boat, then carelessly lobbed the alligator back into the water after his group were finished touching it.

Our guide could not answer simple questions about the plant life in the bayou, seemingly due to a lack of knowledge, and brushed off every question with a rude remark. He also threw an excessive amount of marshmallows at birds, hitting the birds deliberately, then exclaiming ‘TOUCHDOWN’ when he successfully hit one.

I also witnessed our guide smoke a cigarette and throw the butt into the water. It was clear that this man not only lacked respect for the animals, but the environment as well. Our guide was down right rude and disrespectful to the environment, the animals and also the patrons. I would strongly discourage anyone from going on this tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Joe M
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Leonard C, Owner at Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Joe, we are extremely shocked to read this. As a company that is dedicated to protecting the gators and treating them and their environment with the upmost respect, reading this is not what we would ever expect from our crew. Please give us a call soon so we can get more information about this situation and get to the bottom of this. Hoping to hear from you soon.

Best wishes,
Gators and Ghosts

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on an airboat adventures tour and it was great. Got to see nature and a lot of alligators. Everyone enjoyed it! Definitely appreciated the round trip transportation.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Leonard C, Owner at Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nature sure is the best, Noalita! It's so fun getting to show visitors that integral part of NOLA. We can't wait to host you again when you find yourself back in the area!

Best wishes,
Gators and Ghosts

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a private boat for six of us while visiting Nola (the perk to having the entire boat is you can bring a cooler with cocktails). The swamp tour was the highlight of the trip! Lots of gators and the boat ride is super fast and fun. Would definitely recommend Ghosts and Gators!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Leonard C, Owner at Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fun time it was to have you on the private boat for great drinks and great times! That was the best that you came to join us. We're here if you're ever back in the area.

Best wishes,
Gators and Ghosts

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not of ask for a better trip. Our guide Shawn was exceptional and went the extra mile for our group. We highly recommend this trip.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Leonard C, Owner at Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We had the best time with you! Going the extra mile is just a part of the job for our crew. We'll see you next time around for more good times.

Until then,
Gators and Ghosts

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip. Tour guide was awesome. Lots of information about the swamp and gators. Saw a lot of gators

Date of experience: September 2019
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Thank Katie G
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Leonard C, Owner at Gators and Ghosts A New Orleans Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our guides know the swamp like the back of their hand, Katie! It's so fun that you enjoyed your time with us so much. We'll see you when you're back in NOLA next time.

Best,
Gators and Ghosts

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