Wetlands, Wildlife, & Coastal Communities Eco-Tour with The Great Delta Tours

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Do you want an insider's perspective of New Orleans' coastal communities? Discover how the wildlife, culture, climate, and food all intertwine in South Louisiana with The Great Delta Tours. You'll travel to local wildlife refuge areas to photograph pelicans and wading birds in wetlands stalked by gators, followed by a lunch stop at an award-winning bakery known for Po’Boys and Mardi Gras King Cakes. Hop back in the van and cruise over to the nearby villages where America’s oysters, crab, and shrimp are harvested and sorted by local fisherman. You will fall in love with the cultural wonders seen on this small group tour.

Activity Highlights
→ Narrated Tour By Master Naturalist
→ Learn about the ecological makeup of NOLA
→ See a variety of wildlife that thrive in this ecosystem
→ Travel to "Islenos" coastal fishing villages
→ Visit historic sites of military victories
→ A stop to purchase a lunch (on your own)

Booking Details:

Once the tickets are booked online, print out your voucher and please call at least 48 hours prior to confirm the booking. Arrive at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am departure in front of the Sheraton Hotel New Orleans, 500 Canal Street. Guide will meet you at curb in front of hotel.

Departure Details
Arrive at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am departure in front of the Sheraton Hotel New Orleans, 500 Canal Street. Guide will meet you at curb in front of hotel.

Duration: 4.5 Hrs.

Parking
Parking is available at the Sheraton Garage with entrance on Camp Street next to the hotel and at the Marriott Hotel across the street. Both of these garages charge a parking fee.

Inclusions
● 4.5 hour tour
● Transportation in an air conditioned 15 passenger van.
● Bottled water
● Taxes

Exclusions
● Parking fee
● Picnic lunch from a local restaurant
● Gratuities (optional)

Restrictions
● No pets or service animals allowed on tour.
● The tour bus is not handicapped accessible.

Additional Information
● You are welcome to bring a hat, suncreen and cameras.
● This tour stops at a wildlife refuge that has a picnic area.
● If the weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour the customer will be offered a reschedule or full refund.

Cancellation Policy
Customers who cancel prior to 1 week in advance will receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers who cancel up to 7 days in advance will receive a 90% refund minus a $5 service fee. If the weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour the customer will be offered a reschedule or full refund. If the weather is unfavorable for your tour, another day will be scheduled or the customer may receive a full refund. No shows will not be refunded.
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  • Nancy M. about 16 days ago

    If you are looking for a tour that feels like you are on an episode of Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown, take this tour. I have taken so many tours in NOLA... Read More on Yelp

  • Hunter A. about 2 years ago

    I came to NOLA alone to spend some time and explore. I had no idea what to do with myself to be honest. My aunt had gone on this tour and recommended it... Read More on Yelp

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