New Orleans: Swamp Tour on Covered Pontoon Boat

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Experience authentic Louisiana swamps and waterways on a New Orleans swamp tour aboard a shady, spacious pontoon boat. Observe the various birds and alligators that call the swampland home.


  • Experience an authentic swamp adventure in a lush Southern landscape
  • Marvel at sightings of alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons, and ibis
  • Discover Louisiana's backcountry bayous on a tranquil family-friendly tour
  • Explore the New Orleans bayou on an immersive wilderness experience
  • Be led by professional tour guides who embody the spirit of Cajun culture


Embark on a voyage through the uncharted beauty of Louisiana's pristine backcountry on a boat tour with seasoned wildlife guides in New Orleans. Discover 20,000 acres of tidewater cypress swamp while encountering bayou creatures of every size, shape, and species. Get onboard a pontoon boat that offers unparalleled flexibility, accommodating both intimate gatherings and large groups. Explore the bayou, a slow-moving swamp waterway gracing the Louisiana landscape with its abundance and charm. Along the way, encounter a diverse array of bayou inhabitants, including alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons, and ibis. If you're lucky, you might even spot majestic hawks, owls, and the iconic bald eagles.


Pontoon boat swamp tour Live commentary Guide US Coast Guard certified captain Transportation to and from New Orleans (if option is selected)

Important Information

  • Tours are subject to cancellation in dangerous weather. Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended. It can sometimes be slightly chilly on the water. There is a ramp that allows wheelchairs and strollers to access the boat. The only requirement is that you must also be able to board the boat without assistance. For guests who do not have access to a car, hotel pickup from downtown New Orleans and the French Quarter is available - select the option 'Covered Swamp Tour with Transportation'. Pickup is about 1 hour and 15 minutes before the tour time shown for this option.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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