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Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Highlights
  • 2-hour airboat tour of the swamps surrounding New Orleans
  • Cruise the atmospheric waterways in search of alligators
  • Learn about the area’s flora and fauna from your guide
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Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans
From US$ 75.00
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9:40am TourMost Popular
16 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 8am to 8:30am
US$ 75.00
12:10pm Tour
16 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 10:20am to 10:50am
US$ 75.00
2:10pm Tour
16 passenger airboat with pickup from downtown New Orleans hotels; hotel pickups commence from 12:30PM to 1:00PM.
US$ 75.00
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Overview
Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating 2-hour airboat tour of the atmospheric 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 on this exhilarating tour.
What to Expect
This 2-hour swamp tour of New Orleans starts with pickup from your downtown hotel. After a 35-minute drive by air-conditioned van, you'll arrive  at your destination. Meet your airboat captain and settle into your seat on the 16-passenger vessel, then prepare for a wild ride into the swamp.

Powered by a 454 Chevy engine and propelled by huge fans, the airboat travels at speeds up to 25 miles per hour (40 kph). The captain performs exhilarating high-speed maneuvers, cruises at gentle speeds, and makes plenty of photo stops while narrating on the wildlife and local flora. Alligator sightings are common in these waters, but your guide is trained to ensure safety at all times during this family-friendly outing.

After your tour concludes, relax with transport back to your hotel in New Orleans.
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Reviews (25)

1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun fun fun

The airboat was so much fun we had a great time. Our tour guide made it great. Thanks we saw lots of gators and even got to hold one.

Thank perolisfaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Educational Swamp Tour!

Captain Ernie was awesome! We were expecting a little fun and adventure in our recent girls trip to NOLA and were completely surprised at the education we received about alligators and the swamp's bayous and canals. The fan boat was super fun! If you go...More

Thank LoweTravels
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile
Airboat tour

In New Orleans vacationing. Decided to go on airboat tour. Great experience! Great guide, saw gators, wildlife. Fun!

Thank jsuwga
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Awesome and Enlightening

Our guide was Todd, he was a lot of fun and very knowledgeable. Loved riding in the 6 person airboat. The sawmp was surprisingly beautiful and peaceful.

1  Thank Kim D
Reviewed 21 June 2018
Book this tour. A++ Captain Brad experience. Here is a few helpful hints

100% recommend this tour. Easily booked online, arranged pick-up at NOLA hotel by transport company. Our guide was Brad and he was hands down the BEST guy for the job. May seem a bit salty, hardly the case. Follow his lead and he will guide...More

1  Thank JC-Meg
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