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Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

45 Reviews

  • Location: New Orleans
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2292HDAC

Get ready for an exhilarating two-hour airboat ride deep into secluded bayous in Cajun Country. You will see all sorts of wildlife on your journey - alligators, giant catfish and nutrias. Then, continue onto Destrehan Plantation for a glimpse into the historic past of New Orleans. The small-group atmosphere with maximum 13 people ensures a more personal experience.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service

First, you will ride out to the quaint and remote Cajun Village close to Paradis, LA for a thrilling high-speed ride onboard small airboats, comfortably gliding over marshes, deep into secluded bayous for approximately 2 hours. You may even get to hold a baby alligator, feed giant catfish, or meet a nutria face to face.

Then, travel to the Destrehan Plantation for a guided tour. This historic plantation, on Louisiana's Old River Road, is a lavishly restored Greek Revival antebellum mansion. Here you will have free time to enjoy lush gardens and majestic live oaks.


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Tour departs from downtown New Orleans & French Quarter hotels only

Departure Time:
9am or 11:00am
(May depart later than stated)

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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9am Departure
Code: 1/2PAB-0900

Departs at 9am. Even with these specified times, there can be a 30 minute window before and after the stated time in which the pick-up occurs.

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11:00am Departure
Code: 1/2PAB-DP1100

Departs at 11:00am. Even with these specified times, there can be a 30 minute window before and after the stated time in which the pick-up occurs.

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Pricing information

Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Small-Group Airboat Ride and Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Inclusions:
  • Transport by 13-passenger air-conditioned van
  • 2-hour airboat ride
  • Tour of Destrehan Plantation
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Children under 5 are not allowed to ride the airboat.
  • Due to the nature of the airboat, pregnant women are not allowed to participate.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Thomas H, September 2014

Great tour, the guide on the air-boat was areal character and was a laugh a minute. The plantation tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us a real insight to life on the plantation.
Ellen the lady from Isabelle tours who picked us up from the hotel was also very knowledgeable and give us many ideas of things to do in New Orleans.
Great day out ,well worth the money.

Reviewed by: DeAnn B, August 2014

The airboat swamp tour was awesome and the highlight of our trip. Captain Gary was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Ellen our driver was also very well informed about New Orleans and the surrounding area. We really enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend this tour.

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Tour code: 2292HDAC