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Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

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Address: 6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway, Marrero, LA 70072
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+1 504-587-1719
08:00 - 17:00
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We had a awesome time on this swamp tour. It was only a 35 minute drive from the French Quarters. The Lanching point (the Bayou) had beautiful mature oak trees alongside the water... read more

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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a awesome time on this swamp tour. It was only a 35 minute drive from the French Quarters. The Lanching point (the Bayou) had beautiful mature oak trees alongside the water and we saw a alligator right off the dock. Our guide was very informative and personal. The tour lasted about a hour and fourty minutes. Would defiantly... More 

Thank Patrick A
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Highly recommend. Our guide was fun and full of information about the gators and the swamp. We saw lots of alligators turtles and a few birds. Very family friendly.

Thank Michael-Sonja R
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed​ the tour which was both fun and informative. Capt. Randy did and excellent job making this must see when visiting New Orleans.

Thank Laurence L
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

To those who are thinking about this tour OMG it was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! Captain Sam was a fantastic guide who knew his stuff. We saw so many gators!!!! It is worth every cent we spent, if we could of done it again we would have....... The next time we visit NOLA we will do it again Thanks for the tour guys... More 

Thank Glenn W
Creve Coeur, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our swamp tour. Our guide not only found lots of gators he gave us a good history of the swamps and gator hunting in the New Orleans area. This was well worth the time and money and it was so much fun.

Thank JMMS1981
Mobile, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was a lot of fun for my son and me. Prior to the tour, we viewed a female gator hanging out in the open by the boats. We were warned that we shouldn’t get too close to her but I was able to get close enough for an amazing picture. The tour guide was really nice and open... More 

Thank Noelle B
Fairmont, Minnesota
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time! The was knowledgeable and funny. The tour was a little over an hour and we saw many gators. We even got to hold one!

Thank Toni S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 Chicagoans consisting of south siders tagged the Toby Brigade booked the small airboat The swamp tour web site is extremely easy to navigate and allows you to select a nearby hotel for pickup anywhere in the French Quarter For about 120 bucks they come get you....drive you out there in about a half hour....once at the swamp.. put you... More 

Thank James H
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice people at every step, and a very friendly, knowledgeable guide! (Kelly, our guide, was wonderful.) We learned about the animal life and the plant life. Our son will remember this tour! Worth it.

Thank lstevens2017
Gaithersburg, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Capt'n Kendel was super great, very enthusiastic and knew a ton about the area. We got to see a lot of gators and learned a lot. I definetly recommend, very fun. Totally worth it :))

Thank xoxkiwii

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