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Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc.

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Address: 4262 Highway 90 E, Des Allemands, LA 70030-4651
Phone Number: +1 800-975-9345
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Highlight of our trip!

My husband and I knew going to Louisiana that we HAD to do an airboat ride - I did quite a bit of research & came across Airboat Rides by Arthur and I'm so glad I did. We had so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nicole C
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I knew going to Louisiana that we HAD to do an airboat ride - I did quite a bit of research & came across Airboat Rides by Arthur and I'm so glad I did. We had so much fun that we went not once, but twice, during our 4 day trip. On our first trip out, we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for an hour long tour of the swamp during Thanksgiving weekend 2016. It was one of the best NO experiences. The tour started on time. It was a cold day so after one hour of extensive touring of the lake we still hadn't spotted an alligator. Greg, our tour guide and also the boat operator, was... More 

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great feedback. Greg greatly appreciates knowing that he made you trip a memorable experience. We appreciate you coming and taking time to write a review. More 

Wood River, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i have over the last 19 years been on over 50 tours and trips with this operator..... from the time you drive in to their parking ,untill you leave, it is 1st rate and professional! in my experience "SAFETY" is of paramount concern as demonstrated by instruction given by the captains and their watchful eyes ..... the boat captains are... More 

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words. We are deeply sadden by the events. As a family we are devastated. Please keep us all in your prayers. We have lost a very dear friend. Please pray for his family. More 

Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fun. The airboat goes over shallow water, over vegetation and even over the grass in spots. They know how to spot the gators. The gators come up to the boat for the chicken snacks. I highly recommend the airboat ride.

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate that you took time to do so. We are happy that you had a great time. More 

Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my Mother for a 1.5 hour small boat trip with Chad a few weeks ago. The day we picked had perfect weather. We didn't see Big Al but we did see many other gators, including the next biggest, Titus, an 11 footer and Mia, who came up halfway onto our boat for some chicken. Not only was it a... More 

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review. We appreciate you coming and bringing your mother. It is great for us to hear your opinion of our tours an sharing with others. More 

Fife
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had an awesome time with "Crazy Cajun",Greg. We have been on an airboat trip before in Florida which was great,but this trip was on another level!! Gregs` knowledge of the area was tremendous,and the tour had a perfect mix of, big gators,interesting facts on nature,big gators,amazing scenery,big gators,wildlife,big gators,thrills and,most importantly, lots of laughs and smiles!!! A brilliant experience,and four... More 

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for the awesome review. We appreciate you coming and taking time from your trip to let us know what you thought of our tour. Greg loves his job and it shows in his tours. We do love the accents. Thanks for sharing. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My family wanted to do an airboat swamp tour while we were in the area for business, but I wasn't too excited. However, it was AWESOME! Our tour guide seemed very knowledge and was very friendly. We saw several alligators, learned tons about the area and the animals, and had a terrific time on the airboat. Loved it!

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Thank anne m
Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

I wanted to thank you for your response. I appreciate the feedback. We appreciate the chance to show you a good time. Thanks so much for coming share our tour. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our airboat tour was captained by Jeremy who, without a doubt, was incredibly knowledgeable in all aspects of the flora and fauna found in the LA bayou. His skillful maneuvering of the airboat was thrilling to say the least. Be prepared to see alligators up real close and personal. Great adventure, would highly recommend it, don't forget to show your... More 

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time for the awesome review. We appreciate the business. Our captains love their work and it really shows. More 

New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Jeremy for a fantastic tour... The commentary was magnificent so much interesting information. The interaction with the Wild life was out of this world. Definitely will tell family and friends to check this place out.

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

Thanks so much for the awesome review. We appreciate that you took time to let us know about your experience. Thanks for coming and sharing. More 

Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Greg who was the man of the situation. The way he narrated the story of this place, the wildlife and all was great. We saw couple of alligators and birds. It was obvious that he loves what he does. Great experience on the airboat.

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Cathy M, Owner at Airboat Tours by Arthur Matherne, Inc., responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking time from your vacation to give a review of our tour. We want to thank you for coming. Greg does love his job and it shows in his tours. Thanks More 

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