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New Orleans Airboat Ride

New Orleans Airboat Ride

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire lush, forested shoreline and spot local wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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Experience the iconic New Orleans swamplands during a small-group airboat tour, led by a professional guide. Alternate between adrenaline-fuelled high speeds and gentle cruising as you sail past fascinating flora and fauna. Capture fantastic photographs of alligators in their natural habitat, and relish the intimate atmosphere of a small-group, limited to only nine passengers. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This fun-filled tour includes a ride on the boat plus admission to an albino alligator exhibit and transportation from New Orleans. While on-board, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you spot local wildlife, including alligators, nutria and native birds, and visit the secluded fishing village of Jean Lafitte, the infamous 19th‐century smuggler. The airboat holds 15-27 passengers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

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Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating airboat tour of the area, led by a professional guide. Cruise along the picturesque waterways in search of ferocious alligators and other rare wildlife while listening to illuminating commentary from your guide. Feel your adrenaline levels surge as your driver accelerates to high speeds, and capture fantastic photographs during regular stops. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

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Delve into the atmospheric beauty of New Orleans’ vast swamplands on an exciting 2-hour small-group tour by airboat. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise past fascinating flora and fauna, scouring the picturesque scenery for sightings of alligators and other rare creatures. Experience the exhilaration of traveling at high velocity as your driver alternates between gentle cruising and high-speed bursts. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 9 passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00

New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

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Exploring New Orleans in the evening can seem like an intimidating quest on your own, but this ghost, voodoo, and vampire walking tour takes you to the city’s most eerie sites at night in the safety of a group with a knowledgeable guide. Stop by top attractions such as the LaLaurie Mansion and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, all while listening to your guide’s detailed stories of the paranormal and beyond.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

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Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$52.00
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$52.00

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family-friendly airboat tour. This tour includes an airboat ride that zips through the tree‐lined marshes at speeds up to 45 mph (72 kph). While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you view lush scenery and local wildlife, including alligators, nutria, and native birds. Pickup and drop-off from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

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Visit a former plantation and ride through the swamp during this two-in-one tour. Start with a visit to Oak Alley Plantation for a tour of the antebellum mansion. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop during your free time. Lunch is available to purchase at the restaurant on-site. Next, head to the dock for your swamp tour. Search for alligators and other wildlife and stop for photo ops while aboard an airboat. Round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 12, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans on your high-speed airboat ride. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura Plantation. Gourmet, unlimited buffet lunch at Houmas House is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.00
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$230.00

Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

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Travel into the bayou on this combination swamp and plantation tour by 16 passenger Airboat. See the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and visit the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. After the tour explore the grounds on your won and enjoy lunch (own expense) if time permits.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Take a wild ride through the bayous of Cajun Country on this airboat adventure from New Orleans. In a small group, wind through tree‐lined swampland and spot abundant local wildlife, including nutria, alligators, and giant catfish, and stop at Destrehan Plantation to get a taste of the elegant antebellum south.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.00
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$161.00

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana’s unique history and ecology on this combo day tour from New Orleans. Travel along the oak-lined River Road to Destrehan Plantation, where you can tour the 1787 sugar plantation home, grounds and slave quarters while learning about life in the antebellum South and the site’s changing role during the Civil War. Then, venture into the bayou on a narrated swamp cruise through wild wetlands that are home to turtles, otters, snakes and famous Louisiana gators.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

Private Airboat Ride and Plantations Tour from New Orleans

Private Airboat Ride and Plantations Tour from New Orleans

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See a different side of Louisiana on this ultimate swamp and plantation tour that showcases both Cajun and Creole culture in an all-inclusive package. Enjoy a private airboat ride through cypress swamps with a gator-hunting guide before exploring antebellum history at Houmas House and Laura plantations—two of the region’s best-preserved estates. Extras include a gourmet Cajun lunch at Houmas House and private transport from New Orleans.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,760.00
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$2,760.00
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options

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Travel through the bayou on this three-hour New Orleans city tour with optional swap adventure. Journey with your professional guide in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus as you learn about the history, culture and highlights of southern Creoles. You'll see major city highlights, plus areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and have the opportunity to add an optional swamp tour to this already comprehensive trip.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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$98.00

Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans
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Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans

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Travel into the bayou on this combination swamp and plantation tour by 6 or 9 passenger Airboat. See the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and visit the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. After the tour explore the grounds on your won and enjoy lunch (own expense) if time permits.
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  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00

4-Hour Private Airboat Ride with Tranportation from New Orleans

4-Hour Private Airboat Ride with Tranportation from New Orleans

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Speed through the swamps of Louisiana on this 2-hour private airboat ride for your group of 6 or fewer. Expect to see gators, swamp grasses, and more during the tour. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, as well as guided commentary from a local captain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$981.00
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Private Inshore Saltwater Charter Fishing in Shell Beach

Private Inshore Saltwater Charter Fishing in Shell Beach

We love to have fun and mostly love to catch fish. There's nothing more satisfying to us then to have our customers catch either their first, or last fish. The customers can also bring their catch to one of our local restaurants and have them prepare their catch along with many other dishes at the restaurant. If the customers stay with us for an all inclusive stay, we can cook their catch as well, along with our special side items. We are all about memories that last a lifetime here and will stand by that every day of the week. We love our new comers, but also love every one of our repeat business.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Private Bachelor or Bachelorette Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Speed through the swamps of Louisiana on this 2-hour private airboat ride for your group of 16 or fewer. This private experience is ideal for bachelor or bachelorette parties, or any other gathering where you wish to bring your own alcoholic beverages. Expect to see gators, swamp grasses, and more during the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,400.00
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What people are saying about Airboat Tours in New Orleans

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New Orleans Airboat Ride
"We loved the history and all the info. We met so many gators! We had the best time Capitan Mark is amazing totally recommend him if you plan on visiting! Thank you guys again!"..."
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
"Chaz was our guide and he was brilliant. We are from Ireland and he made the trip for us with his wit, knowledge of the swamp and his character. He is naturally a very nice person."..."
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans
"The awesome views n hilarious captain! Also seen quite a few alligators especially for November. The day was beautiful n was an awesome way to spend our 35 th anniversary!"..."
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up
"Very knowledgeable guide and we were fortunate to see a large number of alligators in late November. The ride on the airboat was quite fun and we enjoyed the tour of the Bayou and the marshlands."..."
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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
"Definitely recommend the small boat experience. You can go into tighter spots than on the bigger boats."..."
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option
"Being with friends on the water and experiencing it together. Nice ambiance! Really enjoyed it. My downside would be the Jazz band. I think it needs a better Jazz band and more variety of food for vegan customers"..."
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
"Great experience, positive vibes , good food, friendly staff , great jazz band. Highly recommend for any occasion."..."
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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour
"Christy was amazing really bought the tour to life, me and my partner really learned a lot about New Orleans"..."
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
"Loved it! The band was excellent and took requests. The food was delightful and yummy! John was fantastic seating us. Lance in the band visited personally with us. It was our first time and we will definitely go it again."..."
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
"Cory was an AMAZING guide! I’ve been on this type of tour before but Cory went WELL ABOVE expectations! Great time!"..."
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans
"Awesome Captain Adams on swampboat, very informative. Described wetlands and habitat. I last visited Oak Alley 20 years ago. Kudo's to the foundation. The grounds and new gardens are awesome"..."
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
"The most memorable was swamp tour my husband enjoyed the most. It was interesting to know the history or the plantation tour"..."
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Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans
"Absolutely fantastic tours! The plantation tour was super educational with much to look at and ponder. The large airboat was a blast and was not too wild. We had a fantastic tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the alligators. We saw lots of gators! Make sure you bring cash to tip!"..."
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans
"Experienced the trip with my family from out of town. Renee was a true NOLA native and went way beyond expectations. Loved the plantation tour and actually learned a few things about my home state. Highly recommend."..."
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans
"Wonderful. Definitely book the small airboat they can get into smaller spaces. This is an experience not to be missed. If rainy weather is a potential, take a rain jacket. We got rained on and with the jacket, we were totally fine."..."
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Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
"The tour guide in the destrehan plantation was just phenomenal, lots of alligators as well so was fun"..."
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New Orleans City Tour with Swamp Tour Options
"Very informative and worth the money. Both activities filled up our day. Both tour guides were great. Transportation was a plus."..."
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Destrehan Plantation and Small Airboat Combo Tour from New Orleans
"Airboat tour was awesome. Seen lots of alligators. Biggest was about 10-12 ft. Very knowledgeable about the area, vegetation and animals both. Definitely recommend. The plantation tour was good but felt rushed. Didn’t have time to look around at the other buildings."..."

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