From New Orleans: Airboat Adventure Tour

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Take an airboat adventure tour through the wetlands surrounding the town of Jean Lafitte! Roundtrip transportation from downtown New Orleans included.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy round-trip transportation from downtown New Orleans
  • Discover marshy bayous and open waterways
  • Cruise the fishing community of Jean Lafitte
  • Keep your eyes open for alligators, turtles, snakes, egrets, herons and more

Description

Climb aboard a flat-bottomed airboat and prepare for an exploration of Louisiana's wetlands just south of New Orleans. Head 30 minutes from downtown and experience some of the most beautiful and secluded areas of the state while catching glimpses of alligators, turtles and birds. Set out on a 20,000-acre (8,095-ha) track of tidewater cypress swamp close to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Your boat is powered by an aircraft propeller to allow a fast, fluid trip through the shallow marshes. Feel the wind on your face as you zip into bayous lined with mossy cypress and tupelo-gum trees as your pilot points out a stunning variety of wildlife. Prepare to see plenty of alligators in the warmer months (and warmer days in winter) and your guide may even feed the gators, affording you amazing photo opportunities. As you zigzag through the soggy wetlands, keep your eyes open for turtles, snakes, egrets, herons and ibis. You may even catch sight of a hawk, owl, or bald eagle. In the cooler months, look for white-tailed deer, raccoons and the large rodents known as nutria.

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Round-trip transportation 1.5 - 2 Hour Airboat Swamp Tour Professional local guide

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