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Couret's Swamp Tours

Interstate 10, exit 121, Butte La Rose, Lafayette, LA 70517
+1 337-296-1173
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Great tour

Great tour. Highly recommend. Knew the swamplands and wildlife well. Plus great personality. I... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Michelle L
Real swamp tour with a knowledgable real McCoy

Couret is a gem. There's only a few around left like him. I'd highly recommend you do his tour. He... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
nick s
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Atchafalaya Basin Swamp Tours; Third generation Swamp Tour Guide.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good5%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hour tour” (6 reviews)
“larger tour” (2 reviews)
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Interstate 10, exit 121, Butte La Rose, Lafayette, LA 70517
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+1 337-296-1173
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Great tour. Highly recommend. Knew the swamplands and wildlife well. Plus great personality. I did nothing t realtors see how beautiful this part of the country was.

2  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Couret is a gem. There's only a few around left like him. I'd highly recommend you do his tour. He know's the swamp like the back of his hands and makes for an enjoyable endeavor. So enjoyable I'm going back this weekend!

3  Thank nick s
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Fabulous nature, herons, cranes, hundreds of crocks and Ernest's protection from wild animals makes this the highlight of your vacation

3  Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

You can tell this man knows the swamp. Totally recommend ! Will be back for a fishing trip guided by Ernest!

3  Thank thhlphbth
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Enjoyed the tour, felt that we had our own personal tour guide. It was great until Ernest, our Captain made an off color remark race baited remark. We overlooked this remark to continue our adventure; but I hope in the future Ernest strikes these comments...More

6  Thank Byron L
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Winter is not the best time to do swamp tours......but Couret still managed to find us some big gators and beautiful bird life! We called him enroute to Lafayette and he met us an hour and half later - fabulous service.

3  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My son, his wife and I had a great time with Ernest! Beautiful water. Beautiful wildlife and BIG O GATORS. He knows the area and the history. Make sure to go see the railroad and gator alley.

4  Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Mr Courets passion and experience was clearly present during our tour of the Atchafalaya Basin on September 13th. The many types of birds, trees and other flora were spectacular. We can't wait to do this again in hopes of seeing even more of this ecosystems...More

5  Thank FreshLocalQuirky
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My sweetie and I booked Ernest for his 2-hour tour and it was remarkable. Besides the water beetles (world's best vacuum cleaners) and the gators, Ernest regaled us with tales of his life, growing up in Louisianna, serving in Vietnam, the history of the swamp...it...More

4  Thank merileighrose
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I booked this tour knowing it was hosted by a local guy, Ernest Couret. It was everything I could have asked for! A fantastic 2 hours being escorted around the Louisiana swamp by a knowledge guide. We visited several areas if the basin which was...More

4  Thank redlocust
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Betty B
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Response from kat_in_SharbotLake | Reviewed this property |
Ernest charges $40/pp. There are tours that cost less.
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