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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

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Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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$52.00

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans. Then, get back aboard the vessel and enjoy a cash bar while admiring the views.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same classic New Orleans experience of a lovely jazz brunch aboard a historic riverboat! Journey through time on this cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion includes a delectable brunch loaded with famous Louisiana dishes and live music from a local jazz trio.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00

New Orleans Airboat Ride

New Orleans Airboat Ride

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire lush, forested shoreline and spot local wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous on a sightseeing boat tour from New Orleans. Travel deep into the secluded bayous across the Mississippi River to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife. Your guide will provide commentary on Cajun culture and the myth‐laden swamps while you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, and native birds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural splendor of New Orleans’ mystifying swamps and wetlands on a 2-hour New Orleans swamp tour and wetlands adventure. Relax in the luxurious interior of a New Orleans swamp tour boat as you cruise past cultural highlights like a Cajun cemetery, an Indian burial mound and a traditional fishing village. Scour the scenery for fascinating flora and fauna like snakes, turtles and alligators while listening to interesting commentary from your professional guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience while you step up the luxury on this Viator VIP dinner cruise. Your experience begins with a complimentary Champagne cocktail while you take a guided tour of the boat’s authentic fixtures and spaces such as the pilot house. In the dining room, you’ll have a reserved table where you can relax, indulge in a sumptuous tableside dinner and enjoy a live jazz performance. If you want to go all out, upgrade to a full‐bar option.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.95
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$159.95

Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 12, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans on your high-speed airboat ride. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura Plantation. Gourmet, unlimited buffet lunch at Houmas House is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.00
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

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Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating airboat tour of the area, led by a professional guide. Cruise along the picturesque waterways in search of ferocious alligators and other rare wildlife while listening to illuminating commentary from your guide. Feel your adrenaline levels surge as your driver accelerates to high speeds, and capture fantastic photographs during regular stops. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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Experience the iconic New Orleans swamplands during a small-group airboat tour, led by a professional guide. Alternate between adrenaline-fuelled high speeds and gentle cruising as you sail past fascinating flora and fauna. Capture fantastic photographs of alligators in their natural habitat, and relish the intimate atmosphere of a small-group, limited to only nine passengers. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation

New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation

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Explore one of Louisiana’s last protected wetlands on a 2-hour boat tour that includes round-trip transport from New Orleans. Depart in the morning or afternoon for Honey Island Swamp, a wildlife preserve teeming with critters such as 'gators, wild boar, snakes and birds. Ride through the swamp dripping with lush foliage and visit a boat-accessible Cajun village with an informative local guide who sheds light on the area’s inhabitants.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.66
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New Orleans Self-Transport Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour

New Orleans Self-Transport Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour

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Discover one of Louisiana’s last preserved wetlands on a Honey Island Swamp boat tour. After making a short drive to Slidell, travel deep into the secluded swamp across Lake Pontchartrain to view native wildlife and witness a remote Cajun village only accessible by boat. Enjoy guided commentary on Cajun culture and the lush swamps as you spot alligators, wild boar, snakes, and native birds. This tour does not include transportation.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.99
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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Experience the civilized and the wild on a plantation tour and educational swamp boat ride from New Orleans. On this full-day journey, visit Oak Alley Plantation where you'll learn about antebellum life and stroll down its iconic tree-lined esplanade. Next, head into the marshy swampland for a boat ride and some wildlife spotting. Enjoy guided commentary as you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes and native birds.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00

New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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See the best of New Orleans by land and water on this combo city tour and riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi! The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails and all the beautiful New Orleans sites. On your city tour, enjoy a guided coach trip through the French Quarter, Garden District, and Jackson Square, where you’ll witness the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family-friendly airboat tour. This tour includes an airboat ride that zips through the tree‐lined marshes at speeds up to 45 mph (72 kph). While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you view lush scenery and local wildlife, including alligators, nutria, and native birds. Pickup and drop-off from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.00
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$128.00

Honey Island Swamp Tour

Honey Island Swamp Tour

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Cruise through the wild wetlands of Honey Island Swamp on a 2-hour boat tour. Located on the marshy shores of Lake Ponchartrain just north of New Orleans, this protected nature reserve is home to an array of southern wildlife, from egrets and herons soaring above to otters and alligators lurking below the water’s surface. Hear tales of swamp pirates, fishermen’s lore and mysterious creatures from your captain as you glide past hanging moss and swooning cypress trees.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This fun-filled tour includes a ride on the boat plus admission to an albino alligator exhibit and transportation from New Orleans. While on-board, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you spot local wildlife, including alligators, nutria and native birds, and visit the secluded fishing village of Jean Lafitte, the infamous 19th‐century smuggler. The airboat holds 15-27 passengers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Coastal Saltwater Fishing Charter from New Orleans

Coastal Saltwater Fishing Charter from New Orleans

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If you’re wanting to explore the waters near New Orleans while you fish, this St. Bernard Coastal Saltwater Fishing Charter from New Orleans takes care of all the little details for you. Along with bait, fishing rods, and tackle, this experience also provides ice chests full of ice to use for drinks and caught fish during the trip. Plus, everything you catch can be cleaned for you, too.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
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$500.00
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$500.00
Price varies by group size

90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour

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Experience the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve on this pontoon excursion led by a local guide. After a convenient, optional pickup from your accommodation, learn about Southern Louisiana’s distinctive ecology while cruising past magnificent cypress trees and watch for native wildlife like gators and egrets. Enjoy flexible timing and opt for a delicious lunch at Restaurant Des Familes with the 10 a.m. tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

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Delve into the atmospheric beauty of New Orleans’ vast swamplands on an exciting 2-hour small-group tour by airboat. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise past fascinating flora and fauna, scouring the picturesque scenery for sightings of alligators and other rare creatures. Experience the exhilaration of traveling at high velocity as your driver alternates between gentle cruising and high-speed bursts. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 9 passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

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Trade in the urban bustle for the bayou on a half-day trip from New Orleans to the wilds of the Honey Island Swamp. Relax on the ride from your downtown or French Quarter hotel, and then cruise beneath hanging moss and cypress trees while a wetland ecologist shares tall tales and fun facts about this protected nature reserve on the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Learn about Louisiana’s long-standing fishing industry, and keep an eye out for native critters like otters, turtles, egrets, and alligators lurking beneath the surface.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.27
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

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Visit a former plantation and ride through the swamp during this two-in-one tour. Start with a visit to Oak Alley Plantation for a tour of the antebellum mansion. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop during your free time. Lunch is available to purchase at the restaurant on-site. Next, head to the dock for your swamp tour. Search for alligators and other wildlife and stop for photo ops while aboard an airboat. Round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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star-5
New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
"Enjoyable and informative cruise along the Mississippi. Plenty of space inside and outside with various seating options. The jazz band were an added bonus"..."
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option
"Server Melanie was Great friendly an helpful! The music food an nite was Great!! Would come back again!"..."
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
"Extremely enjoyable after a long day of walking in New Orleans. It was the most laid back experience I have encountered!"..."
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise
"Charles was a fantastic guide--knowledgeable, personable and plenty of local flavor. Really enjoyed the tour."..."
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans
"Was a great time with me family, delicious food and everything was great , for sure we’ll do it again,"..."
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New Orleans Airboat Ride
"Was wonderful. Boat tour guide was knocked and pleasant. Got to see quite a few alligators. Great experience"..."
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Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans
"The tour guide was hilarious! He was so knowledgeable about the bayou, its inhabitants, and the ecosystem. He kept cracking jokes and was very entertaining. He was a bit crude but the humor went over my 8 year olds head. ie- crawfish have 4 peckers, and he showed us lol. Overall it was a great time."..."
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New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure
"Fun, informative, and entertaining. Great tour. We had a wonderful time and would recommend the trip to our friends."..."
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade
"So much fun!! We booked the VIP experience and it was awesome. The staff was fun and very nice. We got gifts, pictures and free drinks
 not to mention food was delicious! The tour wasn’t available because we were on the sister ship but met the Captain and Chef. My family and I had a blast listening to the jazz band and exploring the steamboat!"..."
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
"Steve our main bus tour guide with tours by Isabelle was great. Both plantation tours were excellent. The swamp tour was very interesting. Definitely a must tour when visiting New Orleans."..."
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Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up
"We had a great time w/ Ernie as our guide! We got to see plenty of gators & got a wealth of info about the swamps & the wildlife esp info about the gators that we didn’t know from Ernie . Thanks for a great adventure w/ perfect weather at the end of Dec."..."
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Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup
"It’s a fun and enjoyable trip. The tour guide is very skillful to drive airboat and very funny. We did enjoy the trip and would recommend to other people"..."
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation
"It was fun speeding through the bayou and seeing swamp animals. A unique experience! Just bring along some warm clothing :)"..."
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New Orleans Self-Transport Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour
"Everett was awesome!! Will recommend to all my family and friends! The hospitality of the staff was unmatched and the knowledge of our tour guide was both informative and entertaining"..."
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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
"The tour was great! Our guide Jim was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and conveyed information in a very engaging and interesting way. It was very educational and we had a lot of fun"..."
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
"My husband and I really enjoyed our City Tour with Jim. He was very knowledgeable about the city, had great stories and was fun to be around. Visiting the cemetery was the best part!"..."
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
"Cory was an AMAZING guide! I’ve been on this type of tour before but Cory went WELL ABOVE expectations! Great time!"..."
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Honey Island Swamp Tour
"Captain Cousins gave us a wonderful tour of the swamp!! While it was the dead of winter, we still very much enjoyed the tour. The Captain’s genuine love of the land and his incredible knowledge made the trip a delight."..."
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Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans
"Soaring around the bayou on a fan boat was a moment we will never forget! Our captain, Marc, was the best! Friendly, capable and knowledgeable. He was speaking french to the gators to get them to come closer to our boat. We saw about 7 gators!! Book it, it was so fun!!!"..."
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90-Minute Jean Lafitte Swamp and Bayou Tour
"We loved it! The guide (Darren?) was funny, friendly, and really knowledgeable. We saw about 10-12 gators and also got to hold a baby gator! The baby is a pet that they surprise you with during the tour. It was lovely to hear about the natural surroundings, the history, and the thrill of seeing alligators in the wild. Highly recommended!"..."
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New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour
"Three families including grandchildren, grandkids,and parents all had an exciting adventure. Very knowledgeable guide and lots of gators, some small some over 10 feet. Up close and in person. We all had a great time and encourage others to give it a try!"..."
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Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans
"Our tour guide was very informative and always asked if we had questions. Thank you for our memorable experience!"..."
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans
"The airboat tour was amazing. The guide touched and feed so many gators! The plantation was beautiful and gave you a good perspective on them at era. The food was delicious too!"..."

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