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  1. United States
  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

New Orleans: Swamp Tour in National Park and Preserve

Product ID: 172161
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Visit New Orleans' closest swamp tour, only 25 minutes from downtown. Observe wildlife and exotic plant life under a shady, spacious pontoon boat. Learn from your local guide who knows and loves the bayou.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 - 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup optional

A luxury New Orleans Tours Motorcoach will pick you up outside of the pick up location at your designated time. Please allow a 30 minute pick up window. Hilton Riverside guests: pick up is inbetween the parking garage and the hotel by the 2nd set of double doors.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience an authentic swamp adventure led by local guides
  • Learn about the legends and lore of Louisiana’s still untamed wilderness
  • View enchanting wildlife and exotic plant life
Full description
Bring your cameras and adventurous spirits as you explore the Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Meet your guide at the meeting point or at one of the 8 pickup locations in New Orleans (if transportation option is selected), and travel to the swamp.

Tours pick up daily from convenient hotels at 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:30 PM. You’ll be taken on a 1.5-hour pontoon boat ride around the waters of the area. Get the chance to spot alligators, local wildlife, and two other friendly creatures, Sunshine the Pig and Patrick the Possum. 

Listen to stories and legends told by your informative local guide. Following the tour, enjoy a delicious Cajun lunch at a local eatery down the street, the perfect way to refuel. After lunch, you’ll be driven back to New Orleans and dropped off at the original meeting point or pickup location you have selected.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour swamp tour
  • Local guide
  • Round trip transportation from New Orleans (from designated locations, if option is selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation from anywhere other than designated meeting points
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

6601 Leo Kerner Pkwy, Marrero, LA 70072, USA. Upon arrival, please check in at the ticket booth/gift shop and a staff member will check you in and assign you to a boat.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable footwear and suitable clothing for the weather.
• The boat is wheelchair accessible
• The boat has bathroom facilities
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 5 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.0/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.3/5

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Product ID: 172161