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Swamp and Bayou Tour
Board a custom built, all-weather swamp boat for a trip into the wild-life rich swamps and bayous of Louisiana.
After a short motor coach ride across the Mississippi River you will board an all-weather boat that has been purpose designed for cruising through the swamps and bayous of Louisiana. These wetlands are home to an abundance of wildlife including alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, snakes and birds, and your native guide will know all the best places to look for these creatures.
You will also learn about the Cajun’s, an ethnic group that predominantly live in Louisiana who utilized the swamps and bayous to create a water based lifestyle that included hunting, fishing and trapping. These people turned soup into gumbo, the washboard into a musical instrument and the swamps into a homely paradise. The naturalist will also explain why the Louisiana wetlands are gradually vanishing and the efforts that are being made to preserve and restore them. This tour has been featured on numerous TV shows and wildlife documentaries and is a must-do for anyone that visits New Orleans.
Narrated boat cruise through the Louisiana swamps and bayous to observe local wildlife
Nature wildlife show led by a local naturalist
Central meeting point in the French Quarter
Daily, March to November; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays November to February.
1.00pm; there is an additional departure at 11.00am March to July.
4 hours (approx.)
Hotel Pick up:
Meals – refreshments and lunch are available for purchase on board the boat.
rices from: £31.00 per adult £15.00 per child (6 - 12 yrs)