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New Orleans City/Cemetery and Swamp Full-Day Tour

4.8 (144)
New Orleans, US
4.8 (144)
New Orleans, US
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Experience the best of New Orleans with this full-day city and swamp tour combo. Hop on our comfortable air-conditioned mini-bus and explore the vibrant French Quarter, with its charming architecture and lively atmosphere. Delve into the city's rich history as you pass by iconic landmarks. Then, get ready for an adventure in the Barataria Swamps, where you'll witness the mesmerizing beauty of the Cajun culture. Choose between a tour boat or an airboat to explore the waterways and encounter wildlife up close. Marvel at a 2000-year-old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery, and a fishing village. With the airboat option, you'll have the thrilling experience of high-speed rides combined with stops for picturesque views. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey that combines the best of New Orleans' city life and natural wonders.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Guided bus tour of the French Quarter
  • Walking tour of New Orleans' unique above-ground tombs
  • Riding along the Mississippi River to the Barataria Swamps
  • Experiencing the Cajuns of the Bayou and their way of life
  • Airboat ride with the opportunity to see wildlife up close
  • New orleans city tour + swamp boat or airboat tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Gratuities

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Introduction

Discover the charm and mystique of New Orleans with the exhilarating New Orleans Full-Day City Tour and Swamp Tour Combo. Jump aboard a comfortable air-conditioned Mini-bus and embark on an unforgettable 3-hour journey to explore the highlights of this vibrant city. As you wander through the historic French Quarter, get ready to be captivated by the rich culture, unique architecture, and lively atmosphere that defines this iconic neighborhood. And that's just the beginning!

What to expect?

During this immersive experience, you will have the opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of the Creoles, exploring the beautiful Barataria Swamps with a knowledgeable licensed tour guide. Hop on a tour boat or airboat and prepare to be amazed by the history and heritage that surrounds you. Glide through the serene waterways and witness the Cajuns of the Bayou living in harmony with the swamps. From ancient Indian burial mounds to a Cajun cemetery and a charming fishing village, you'll witness the wonders of nature and encounter wildlife that call the Barataria Swamps their home.

Who is this for?

This tour is designed for adventurers, history enthusiasts, and culture seekers looking to uncover the secrets of New Orleans and experience the magic of the Louisiana swamps. Whether you're a solo traveler, a group of friends, or a family, this immersive journey is suitable for anyone with a curious spirit and a desire to embrace the unique sights and sounds of America's most vibrant city.

Why book this?

With this incredible combo tour, you'll have the best of both worlds – an in-depth exploration of the city's cultural gems and a thrilling adventure in the picturesque swamps. By delving into the heart of the French Quarter and witnessing the resilience of the areas affected by Katrina's flood waters, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of New Orleans' history and its enduring spirit. The swamp tour will transport you to a world untouched by time, where you'll witness the delicate balance between nature and civilization. An experienced local captain will guide you through the swamps, providing fascinating insights and ensuring a safe and exhilarating experience. This combo tour is perfect for those seeking a comprehensive and unforgettable adventure.

Good to know

As you embark on this full-day journey, it's important to note that the total duration of the tour is 450 minutes, providing ample time to soak in the beauty and heritage of New Orleans and the Barataria Swamps. Comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes are recommended to fully enjoy the walking portion of the tour. Additionally, for those choosing the airboat option, stadium-style seating ensures unobstructed views and intimate encounters with the area's wildlife, including the majestic alligators that may come remarkably close. This tour promises to be a perfect blend of educational exploration, breathtaking vistas, and thrilling moments.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this combo tour rave about the immersive experiences and knowledgeable guides. They praise the comprehensive itinerary that covers both the city highlights and the enchanting swamps, allowing them to have a deeper understanding of the region. The swamp tour, whether by boat or airboat, is often described as a highlight, as visitors get up-close and personal with the unique ecosystem and encounter fascinating wildlife. Overall, guests express their immense satisfaction with this tour, labeling it a must-do for anyone looking to truly experience the essence of New Orleans.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

French Quarter

(Pass by)

Experience a guided bus tour of the French Quarter.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 3

Your guided walking tour of New Orleans' unique above-ground tombs is about 20 minutes.

Admission Included

Mississippi River

(Pass by)

Next up is a swamp tour - ride along Mississippi River to the Barataria Swamps.

Louisiana Tour Company

See the Cajuns of the Bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxing comfort of our Covered Swamp Tour Boats, we will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery, and a Fishing village! You may see the wildlife that made the Barataria Swamps the Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase. If you choose the airboat option - you will experience the best of both: a swamp tour and an airboat ride. You will travel at high speeds on the airboat then slow down and stop for pictures. Along the way, you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our airboats have stadium style seating, so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view. Every airboat seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Gators will get close…….real close!!!

Reviews

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4.8 (144)

Michellee_R

Awesome Awesome Day! The city tour guide had a lot of information. Great bus tour. Swamp tour was wonderful. My husband and I had an amazing day. Thank you.

Tammy

The city tour was very informative, and we learned things we did not know about the city. The air boat was a blast, our guide was very knowledgeable. We not only seen several gators but got to hold one also. I recommend this to everyone.

Patrick_A

Bobby was the best guide!!! Best air boat tour I’ve been on and we got to see gators. Definitely recommend this tour.

Stephanie_W

The city tour I was on was awesome. Loved the driver....the swamp tour was super awesome.. would recommend and do it again...🥰

Matthew_S

The swamp airboat tour, our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. I felt he showed us more than the other guides

Cheryl_A

I enjoyed both the bus and the air boat swamp tour. We learned alot about the area, The best part was holding a baby alligator.

Simon_L

The city bus tour was both interesting and informative and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The swamp tour in a small airboat is possibly the coolest thing I've done. Our guide, Bobby, didn't hesitate to go the extra mile to show us hidden corners of the Bayou and I was able to hold a baby alligator. I ended up doing the two tours separately which was a good thing as I got more out of both. Absolutely brilliant.

Nancy_F

Wonderful experience! The guide was very knowledgable and loved getting up close to the alligators. The airboat ride was thrilling slicing through the water at a fast rate of speed but not so fast that it was dangerous.

stephaniesT9304BV

Enjoyed seeing so many neighborhoods! Loved the airboat ride! Everyone was amazing! Pick up/drop off and not driving! Game changer!

Joanne_P

Your guides were great . Swamp tour so much fun . Lots of alligators and saw bald eagles . I would go again
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