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Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours

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We are anything but your typical swamp tour! Our lead tour guides include a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who has covered wetlands issues for 30 years, a former television producer who wrote for the only series covering erosion, and a former...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2411 Octavia St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6533
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Fantastic opportunity to experience the beauty, fragility, and resilience of southeast Louisiana. The guides are well-informed and passionate about their work. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I found this trip in Lonely Planet whilst looking for a more authentic and environmentally friendly swamp tour. It delivered 100%, thanks to Bob's really informative and interesting environmental/geography presentation on the New Orleans area, and John's calm guiding which allowed me to enjoy my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Found Lost Land tours in the Lonely Planet and really glad we did. One of the highlights of our trip to New Orleans and gave us a very different perspective on the city. John was a fantastic person to spend the day with, extremely knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

We stumbled upon Lost Lands Tours and sure glad we did. It was a refreshing change from the bustling city of New Orleans and I gathered a greater appreciation of the area. I was adamant that I didn't want a tour that fed marshmallows to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you want a thorough, knowledgeable, local perspective on Louisiana culture and nature, and you love the outdoors, book a tour with Lost Lands. Bob and Marie welcomed our group to their New Orleans home and helped us get to know the issues facing the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mpmarkham
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I am so happy that from all the research to find a guide for our bayou experience I selected Lost Lands. First of all, it draws a realistic picture of today's environmental state of the bayous and in general New Orleans - raising awareness is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This tour was such an interesting and fantastic adventure. We started the day with a brief slide show with commentary by John Hazlett explaining the multitude of factors contributing to Louisiana's disappearing coast. John broke down each of the factors in a really accessible way...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was a fantastic tour. It started with an extremely informative and entertaining "lecture" discussion about Louisiana's disappearing coast and the geologic, hydrologic, and political/bureaucratic reasons behind this concerning phenomenon, replete with an amazing slideshow and compelling narrative by writer Bob Marshall. Then, we headed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ehtyler
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Four of us went paddling this past week. The presentation on the loss of coastal waters and forests was incredibly well done and informative. Our time along the bayou and into the swamps was so beautiful, and our guide, Marie, added her knowledge to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank masheahan
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I didn't know what to expect and it was a great day. I booked my trip in the last minute and Marie was kind enough to accommodate me, despite she had to move all her clients from Saturday to Sunday due to a bad-weather Saturday....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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6 May 2017|
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Response from jmilesvilla | Reviewed this property |
Apparently there has been one alligator attack in Louisiana in the past fifty or so years and it was on land. This tour also takes you places where the alligators are not fed by tour companies so they stay way away from the... More
13 March 2017|
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Response from mskovacs1 |
Thank you Lindsay. We will be there mid next week. I expect we will book it, just need to plan the day. As soon as we know I will call. Mike