Swamp Tour By Tour Boat – Meet At The Dock
On this tour, you will enjoy a fully narrated swamp tour by one of our local captains on the comfort of a swamp tour boat. Our tour boats feature a roof, cushioned seats, windows that can be raised or lowered for the weather, restroom, and plenty of standing and walking room. You may even experience a close encounter with some of the local swamp life. Allow at minimum of 35 minutes drive time to get to the tour dock from New Orleans. We offer multiple tour times and we also offer ground transportation.
Pricing Starts At $15.00
Swamp Boat Tour
Times: 9:40am, 12:10pm, 2:10pm, & 4:15 pm (Seasonal)
We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart.
See the Cajuns of the Bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxing comfort of our Covered Swamp Tour Boats, we will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery, and a Fishing village! You may see the wildlife that made the Barataria Swamps the Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase.
Here, birds, snakes, turtles, fur animals, and Gators are the king of the swamp and easily spotted in Spring, Summer, and Fall. Gators hibernate during the cold winter months, but lay on the bayou banks on warmer days. So even in Winter, our native Captains can sometimes find a sunning Gator on our tour.
The slow drift of our tour boats through moss draped trees and small waterways will provide ample opportunity for viewing and photography. The Swamp Tour Boats are fully narrated and our captains are natives of the Barataria Swamps with a background in gator hunting, fishing and trapping. They will entertain you and amaze you with the ecology of the swampland. They have lived the life!
Your Comfort is Guaranteed on our Swamp Tour Boats. They have a roof, restroom, cushioned seats, and windows that can be raised or lowered during cold or rainy weather, along with plenty of standing and walking room. These tours are Entertaining, Educational and Exciting. It provides you with a relaxing view of our beautiful swamps.
Swamp Tour – Dock Departure (No Transportation):
If you have chosen our Swamp Tour without ground transportation, you will need to meet at the dock. The address of the swamp tour dock is 9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, La 70072. It is about 22 miles (35 to 40 minutes) from the French Quarter of New Orleans. Please be aware that if you have your own car, there is no problem with return transportation. If using Uber, Lyft, or cabs as ground transportation, they will get you here but the return trip is difficult to schedule with them.