Swamp Tours South of New Orleans by Airboat

Product ID: 27973
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Glide over the swamps of New Orleans by airboat and experience the bayou landscape like never before. Explore the wetlands of Lafitte in Bayou Barataria, looking for alligators, turtles, native birds, and more.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Glide over the swamps of Louisiana on board a unique airboat
  • Nip down tiny canals hidden deep in the swamp and inaccessible to other boats
  • Meet Sugar and Flour, the only albino alligators on the bayou
  • Look out for alligators, turtles, and native birds
  • Get the chance to hold a baby gator
  • Learn fascinating bayou facts from an expert captain/guide
Full description
Climb aboard a unique airboat to explore Louisiana’s wetlands south of New Orleans in a truly unique fashion. Located just 30 minutes from downtown New Orleans, Airboats Adventures operate airboats that can zip through the bayou and squeeze into tiny canals hidden deep in the swamp.

For 105 minutes, the captains at Airboat Adventures share some of the most beautiful and secluded areas of Louisiana. Wildlife such as alligators, turtles, and birds are common sights, but you never know what else might come out to visit!

Round-trip transfers are available from New Orleans for guests without a car. Upon arrival, check-in to the Airboats Adventures facilities, before departing on the airboat to zip across the swamps. Grab a snack at the gift shop, or check out Sugar and Flour, the only albino alligators on the bayou. Picnic tables are available both inside and out, where you can relax before your airboat departure.

The boats can hold between 6 and 27 people. Opt for a small boat, with capacity for 6-8 passangers, for a more personal tour, when the captain can spend more time with each guest. But even the large boats, with capacity for 15-27 passengers allow an up close experience with the wildlife of the Louisiana swamps.

Sit back and enjoy the ride through a unique landscape, and listen as you captain feeds you fascinating bayou facts. You never know; he might haul in a ‘gator if the opportunity arises, or even let you hold a baby ‘gator!
Includes
  • 105-minute airboat tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet at the docks at 5145 Fleming Park Rd, Lafitte, LA 70067

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Know before you go
• Tours are subject to cancellation in dangerous weather
• Airboats are high speed, open boats without a top. The tour operator is not responsible for any cameras/video equipment lost or damaged due to water, splashes, or rain
• Pregnant women, children under 5 years old, and people with neck/back problems are not allowed to ride airboats
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 116 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Airboat Adventures llc

Product ID: 27973