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Swamps & Mosquitoes

When going on a swamp tour, you should definitely bring some mosquito spray. Even though the waters you will be touring, like the bayous, are not stagnant, there is really no area in or around the New Orleans area that is completely mosquito free. When taking an air boat tour, your boat will be moving…

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July 6, 2020

Do Alligators Like Rain?

The weather can be rather unpredictable in New Orleans during the summer. Even forecasters have a hard time determining when and where it will rain. We tend to get quite a bit of rain during our summers. As a matter of fact, Louisiana is considered to be the second wettest state in the U.S.. Taking…

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June 24, 2020

Ready For A Swamp Adventure?

Right now is the perfect time to head out to the swamp. The temperatures are not too hot just yet, but it is warm enough so you get to enjoy the beautiful swamp scenery. When going on a swamp tour in June or July, you should see a lot of wildlife and plenty of alligators….

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June 12, 2020

American Alligator

American Alligator in Louisiana Did you know that the American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile in North America? About 300 million years ago, the first reptiles appeared on earth and the American alligator’s ancestors appeared about 200 million years ago. The name alligator actually comes from early Spanish explorers who called them “El…

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April 1, 2020

Can You Hunt Alligators?

In Louisiana, you can hunt alligators; however, there are a few regulations and fees you need to be aware of before heading out. What You Need To Know In our state, the wild alligator season begins on the first Wednesday of September and continues for 30 days, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and…

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March 11, 2020

What’s Cajun?

Cajuns are an ethnic group who are descendants of Acadian exiles.  They were French-Speakers from Acadia which was mainly Nova Scotia, Eastern Part of Quebec, Northern Maine, and some of the Maritime Provinces. The Cajuns settled in four regions in South Louisiana: Coastal Marshes (New Orleans Area and Houma), Swamplands of the Atchafalya Basin, Prairies…

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February 14, 2020

Take Your Krewe To The Swamp Now

Take Your Krewe To The Swamp The Carnival season is upon us! This means from now till Mardi Gras day on February 25th, you and your Krewe will be very busy. There will be parties, balls and, of course, plenty of parades. How about a relaxing swamp tour before it gets really crazy? This will…

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January 15, 2020

How Do Alligator Farms Get Their Eggs?

Have you ever wondered how alligator farms get their eggs? In an effort to protect Louisiana’s alligators, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Department works closely with farmers. Alligator farms actually collect eggs from nests they find in our swamps. Here is how it works: Farms Always Give Back The state of Louisiana began…

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December 18, 2019

Alligators In Our Swamps

The Alligators You Will See On Our Swamp Tours If you want to come up close and personal with some Louisiana Alligators, our swamp tours are perfect for you. Take a look at the YouTube video. The 8 alligators you will see in the video are only a tiny fraction of the reptiles we encounter…

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November 14, 2019