Venture into the Barataria Swamps and Wetlands!
The Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase
See the Cajuns of the Bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps.
Here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxed comfort of our covered Swamp Tour Boat, you will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery and 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.
Your Comfort is Guaranteed on Our Tour Boats!
The swamp tour boats are fully narrated and our captains are natives of the Barataria Swamps with a background of 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 Tour Boats. Board our Swamp Tour Boat that are specially designed for your comfort. 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.
Gators do 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.