Swamp Tour By Tour Boat – With New Orleans Hotel Pickup
On this tour, you will enjoy a fully narrated swamp tour by one of our local captains on the comfort of a swamp tour boat. Our tour boats feature a roof, cushioned seats, windows that can be raised or lowered for the weather, restroom, and plenty of standing and walking room. You may even experience a close encounter with some of the local swamp life. The Swamp Tour by Tour Boat with Pickup does include ground transportation.
Pricing Starts At $25.00
Swamp Boat Tour
We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart.
See the Cajuns of the Bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxing comfort of our Covered Swamp Tour Boats, we will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery, and a Fishing village! You may see the wildlife that made the Barataria Swamps the Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase.
Here, birds, snakes, turtles, fur animals, and Gators are the king of the swamp and easily spotted in Spring, Summer, and Fall. Gators hibernate during the cold winter months, but lay on the bayou banks on warmer days. So even in Winter, our native Captains can sometimes find a sunning Gator on our tour.
The slow drift of our tour boats through moss draped trees and small waterways will provide ample opportunity for viewing and photography. The Swamp Tour Boats are fully narrated and our captains are natives of the Barataria Swamps with a background in gator hunting, fishing and trapping. They will entertain you and amaze you with the ecology of the swampland. They have lived the life!
Your Comfort is Guaranteed on our Swamp Tour Boats. They have a roof, restroom, cushioned seats, and windows that can be raised or lowered during cold or rainy weather, along with plenty of standing and walking room. These tours are Entertaining, Educational and Exciting. It provides you with a relaxing view of our beautiful swamps.
Swamp Tour by Tour Boat– Hotel Pick-Up (Round-Trip Transportation Included)
PICKUP TIMES: 8:00am, 10:20am, 12:30pm, & 3:00pm (Seasonal)
If you have chosen our Swamp Tour by Tour Boat that includes transportation, you will be picked up at the curb of your hotel. Pick up begins at the starting time of 8:00am, 10:20am, 12:30pm or 3:00pm (seasonal) daily, depending on which tour time you selected. We use our sister company, “Alert Transportation” for the ground transportation service. We ask for up to 30 minutes for the pick up service. Our drivers go hotel to hotel for the pick-up process. Travel time is about 35 to 40 minutes to the swamp tour dock from New Orleans. After arrival, you will go to the ticket booth to get your boarding pass. You will be on the swamp tour boat for 1 hour 40 minutes. As soon as all passengers board the minibus after the tour, the driver will return you back to your hotel.