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Happiness Bayou Tours

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Take a break from the City for a few hours to come relax on the bayou, hear about local life and take in the beautiful scenery. Our tours are authentic, intimate and fun, and take you through the beautiful waterways of St. Bernard Parish, where you...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2651 Paris Rd, Eddie Pinto's Marina, New Orleans, LA 70129-7813
Ninth Ward
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

3hrs of fun, history and stories with Captain George. Thoroughly recommend this tour to all ages. Cap’n was entertaining throughout the entire tour and having grown up in the area, knew all of the local secrets. A must do.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pauldickinson1965
Reviewed 2 days ago

George was a great guide for out tour of the Bayou. He was able to explain how important the Bayou is to New Orleans and gave us a lot of insight about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Bayou. After cruising the waterways, he...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank biggsjann
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this detailed review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was great! Captain George was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun to talk to and listen to! Happiness is also really great at communicating with customers - immediately responded to inquiries about the tour, sending confirmation, etc. Overall great experience, highly recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bethany M
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking a minute to review your positive experience with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain George is a great bayou guide, born and raised in the neighborhood. This tour isn’t just a boat ride and tour of a bayou - you really learn what it’s like to live on the swamps and bayous. The alligator experience was great -...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Meteormike
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for describing your positive experience with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain George is the best! We really enjoyed his knowledge of the area. Seeing the camps, hearing stories of Katrina, seeing the gators and getting a short biology lesson was So worth it!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank audrey M
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for submitting your review of our tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in NOLA for Mardi Gras, our group of 8 really wanted to go on a swamp tour. We chose this one based on TA reviews and I am SO glad we did! The experience was everything part of the description and then some! The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can't thank you enough for this detailed description! We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share your experience. It helps us tremendously!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to online reviews, we chose this tour for our bayou and swamp experience and we were not disappointed! As well as so much to see, both wildlife and human presence on the bayous - and the remaining effects of hurricane Katrina - the biggest...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this wonderful review! We appreciate you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Patience does pay off! After a few weeks waiting for a tour to become available, we got one at 24 hours notice. All I can say is what a truly once in a lifetime experience we had. George is an excellent story teller, regaling us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pjhEastAnglia
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Paul, for your patience, and for taking the time to review us! Much appreciated!

Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Had a great time, and they did a great job managing our expectations. We're upfront about what we'd see this time of year before booking. Great deal which made it that much better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 832gdg
SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review and the positive comments!

Reviewed 8 January 2019

We loved that is was a small group. Captain George was great. The tour had lots of variety. Very different from other swamp tours that we have done. Would recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
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SamanthaA2356, Owner at Happiness Bayou Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation!

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kshearmire
10 January 2019|
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Response from SamanthaA2356 | Property representative |
Apologies for the late reply, as we just now received notification of your message. Our boats are not enclosed at all. We simply have a covered top. When it's cold we have to dress very warm, as it is even colder when the... More
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Flyer808_jackieb
9 January 2019|
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Response from SamanthaA2356 | Property representative |
The boat seats 12 people.
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pascalep474
7 January 2019|
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Response from SamanthaA2356 | Property representative |
Beginning February 2nd, we will be offering complimentary return transportation to the City after our tours.
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