Bus tours

Guided swamp and bayou boat tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Guided swamp and bayou sightseeing boat tour
  • Native guides describing the Cajun culture
  • See alligators, snakes, turtles and birds
  • Learn about the wetlands and the efforts to save them
What to expect

Experience the timeless beauty of South Louisiana in a custom-built swamp boat. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun joie de vivre. After a short motorcoach ride across the Mississippi river, you will:

  • Take a fascinating boat trip into the Louisiana swamps and bayous
  • Discover how the seafood from Louisiana provides a wide assortment of delectable local dishes
  • Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes.
  • See how some wildlife are more numerous during the warmer months of the year
  • Learn why the wetlands are disappearing due to coastal erosion and man’s efforts to correct the damage it has done and restore this vital habitat
  • See some typical sights so bring your camera to capture the “bon temps” (good times) on the bayou
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What's included
  • Narrated roundtrip transportation
  • Narrated swamp cruise in covered vessel
What's not included
  • Snacks are not included but are available for purchase at the swamp
  • Gratuity (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (ages 0-5): free
  • Children (ages 6-12): reduced
Where

400 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70130

Meeting point:

Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office in the French Quarter at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River.

What to remember
  • Face mask required at all times. Temperature checks required before tour start. Social distancing is required during tours. Hand sanitizer available
  • Children 6 and younger are complimentary if they do not occupy a seat
  • This activity is wheelchair accessible, but special arrangements need to be made for a wheelchair-accessible bus at least 72 hours prior to tour date
  • Pick-up and drop-off from/to hotel are not included
  • Tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. Please submit any special requests at least 48 hours in advance of your reservations
  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
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When
  • Daily: See calendar
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Provider
Gray Line Louisiana
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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