Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

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    Beautiful scenery!

    An airboat tour through Louisiana’s famous swamps is the perfect way to experience the untamed side of New Orleans.

    Our guide to Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

    As you go back in the swamp land once inhabited by the Pirate Jean Lafitte, you will see why everyone falls in love with the marshy bayous and open waterways on the southern coast.

    Your guide/captain will share all their firsthand knowledge of, and often up-close acquaintance with, the inhabitants of the marshes, from alligators and birds to nutria and even deer!

    Covering over 20,000 acres of tidewater cypress swamp and bayous lined with moss-draped cypress and tupelo-gum trees, you’ll be introduced to diverse aquatic vegetation unique to this area of the country.

    It makes the coastal erosion disaster that Louisiana faces a stark reality but it does so among the most beautiful (and photogenic) scenery.

    Choice of boat

    There are two different-sized vessels to choose from:

    • Large boat: 15-27 passengers
    • Small boat: 6-8 passengers


    Daily, year round - except Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 

    Start times

    8.45am, 10.45am or 12.45pm


    Just under 4 hours (includes travel time + 2 hour cruise)

    Terms and conditions

    Terms and conditions for Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

    • Pregnant women, children under 5 years old, and people with neck or back problems are not allowed on airboat tours.
    • Airboats are not suitable for wheelchair-bound guests.
    • Service dogs are not allowed as alligators do swim up close to the airboats.
    • Gratuities are not included and are appreciated by the guides when they meet or exceed your expectations.
    • *Cancellation Policy: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 72 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 72 hours.