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Guided swamp and bayou boat tour
Availability: Daily
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • 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

600 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Meeting point:
  • Gray Line Light House on the Steamboat NATCHEZ dock (Toulouse Street at the Mississippi River) Toulouse Street at the Mississippi River
What to remember
  • Children 6 and younger are complementary 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

This tour is available daily:

  • in April at 8:45am, 10.45am and 12.45pm
  • in May and June at 8.45am, 10.45am, 12.45pm and 2.45pm
  • in July, August and September at 8.45am and 2:45pm
  • in October at 8.45am
  • in November and December at 10.45am and 12.45pm
    • All tours and cruises depart from the Lighthouse Ticket Office at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River.
    • You will find the Gray Line offices directly behind the JAX Brewery, which is located at 600 Decatur St. The ticket office is directly in front of the Steamboat Natchez
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Provider
Gray Line Louisiana
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Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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