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

Highlights
  • Take an airboat along the famous New Orleans swamps on this tour
  • Learn about the local wildlife and plants that inhabit the area
  • Discover alligators in their natural habitat and capture great photos
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
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6 or 9 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 8am to 8:30am
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6 or 9 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 10:20am to 10:50am
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6 or 9 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 12:30PM to 1:00PM
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Overview
Explore the famous swamps of New Orleans on this small-group airboat tour. Cruise through the swamplands while exploring plant species and wildlife of the area, including alligators, in their natural habitat. Snap some memorable photos and enjoy the ride limited to only six passengers on this classic New Orleans tour.
What to Expect

Receive a free pickup from your Downtown New Orleans hotel before embarking on your airboat swamp tour. Hop into your airboat—with stadium seating—and sit back to enjoy the unobstructed views of the surrounding swamplands.

Breeze through the variety of environments—swamp, marsh, and lake—while looking for wildlife. Alligators are everywhere during the summer months; during winter, when they hibernate, there is still a 50/50 chance of seeing one. Look up to spot a number of bird species, such as eagles, pelicans, ospreys, and even owls.

These airboats are designed to go where normal boats can’t reach, allowing you to zip through the swamps at up to 200 mph (322 kph). Snap some photos as your captain slows down, and relish this swamp and airboat ride—a unique New Orleans experience—before heading back to your hotel.

Reviews (50)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip, captain Rocky was great!

My husband and adult son and I went on a small airboat tour with captain Rocky. Had a great time. He gave some history about swamps and bayous wildlife and vegetation. Saw two alligators, one right next to our boat. Lots of different birds. The...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Captain Ernie is the best!

We did a small group swamp boat tour with Captain Ernie at the helm. The scenery was amazing and we all enjoyed seeing all the birds and gators. Ernie was really knowledgeable about the ecology of the swamps. He had so much information to share...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joybh
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Louisiana Tour Company - Airboat Ride A Blast!

For our anniversary, we went on a small (7 ppl) airboat ride! It was so much fun! The tour bus picked us up at the hotel! The captain of the airboat was very knowledgeable and made it a very fun afternoon! We got to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 2 November 2018
SO GLAD WE DID THIS !!!!!

This was our first trip to NOLA , but one of the things we wanted to do was a swamp tour and see alligators. We decided on the small airboat and was glad we did. There were only 6 of us on the boat, along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank VicB423
Reviewed 30 October 2018
Outstanding Tour!

Took small boat out and even though our guide thought we wouldn't see many alligators due to impending hibernation, he not only found us gators, but he found us a HUGE 12'+ behemoth! Very friendly and knowledgeable. A great way to spend the morning in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Art G
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We went one one of the early trips, we had no problems with bugs then. Unfortunately I don’t know about the later tours.
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