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01/27/2021 ~ 02/01/2021

Barataria Swamp Tour from New Orleans with Optional Transportation

 New Orleans, LA
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Explore the waterways of the Barataria Swamp with Louisiana Tour Company - SWAMP DOCK! Enjoy the beauty of this swamp that was "The Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase" as guests explore the swamp from from a covered swamp tour boat! Drift past a Cajun cemetery, a 2,000-year-old Indian burial mound and a fishing village! Learn about the wildlife and be sure to keep an eye out for native birds, snakes, turtles, fur-bearing animals, and, of course, gators!

Activity Highlights
  • See gators and other native wildlife
  • Relaxing and scenic ride aboard a covered swamp boat
  • Optional round trip transportation from most hotels in and around the French Quarter
  • Only 35 minutes from downtown New Orleans

Duration: 1.5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Swamp tour with native guide
  • Transportation (optional)
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothes
  • Comfortable flat shoes
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Buses are not handicap accessible.
  • No pickups at private residences or short-term vacation rentals like Airbnb or VRBO. Please locate nearest downtown New Orleans hotel for pick up.
Additional information
  • The boat is handicap accessible.
  • Pick up is approximately 70-100 minutes before departure time.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time.
  • Swamp boats feature a roof, cushioned seats, windows that can be raised or lowered for the weather, a restroom, and plenty of standing and walking room.

9706 Barataria Blvd #7589, Marrero, LA 70072, USA

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Barataria Swamp Tour from New Orleans with Optional Transportation

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Great Guide! Very interactive with guests!

about 1 year ago
Despite down pours of heavy rain, our guide was great. We did see one gator and some wild life. The small gator on the boat was a special treat for my 6 year old who loved the experience. Kudos to a well thought out tour with interesting history! Definitely recommend!
Nina S

Swamp tour

about 2 years ago
Everything went as planned. Thanks
Violet Wardrop


about 3 years ago
Great customer service and my wife and I had a lot of fun! Definitely will be making another trip soon!

My Swamp Tour Experience

about 3 years ago
The Tour Guide was awesome. Unfortunately, I can't recall his name but he was humorous and a risk taker too. He actually opened the side door and splashed water while throwing marshmallows saying "EC" or "TC" which he said the gators understood that mean come here. Unsure how true that is but is was entertaining to hear him call out. When the gator swam up to boat the tour guide tapped the head of the gator. The sound of that gator mouth when it closed was powerful! I enjoyed the swamp experience and I enjoyed, although a little scared, holding the baby alligator. I recommend and yes, I would do it again.