New Orleans: High Speed 9 Passenger Airboat Tour

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Explore the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an airboat tour. Discover usually inaccessible areas, where you can see a variety of wildlife species in their natural habitat including alligators.


  • Discover the swamps and wetlands surrounding New Orleans on an airboat tour
  • Learn about the way the Cajuns lived in the wetlands outside of the city
  • See gators, racoons, wild pigs, and elusive alligators as you explore the area
  • Feel the wind in your hair and take a break from the party in the French Quarter
  • Admire graceful bird species such as native bald eagles, pelicans, and ospreys


Experience an airboat ride from New Orleans and discover the vast swamps that surround the city. Travel at high speeds in the airboat with plenty of photo stops along the way, as you spot local wildlife with your captain and guide. Set off from the dock and discover an area of swamp, marsh, and lakes. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the party in the French Quarter and search for a variety of wildlife species in the area, including raccoons, wild pigs, bald eagles, pelicans, and ospreys. Keep a lookout for the alligators that lurk beneath the water. Although more common in summer months, you may spot them at any time of year. Enjoy the thrilling adventure as you feel the wind in your hair as you ride through the waterways at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour. Learn more about local ecology and the lives of Cajuns that once inhabited the wetlands, before heading back to the dock.


Airboat tour Captain/guide Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Important Information

  • • Airboat tours are performed in an open boat • Children must be 48” in height to sit and wear a seat belt • Hearing protection is provided

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