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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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1862
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$38.00
From
$38.00
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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* A traveler said: "Great food, wonderful service and an all around welcoming and safe environment. We went for the lunch cruise and really enjoyed our time. I am not understanding the complaints about the views.....it's New Orleans, a port city taken out by a hurricane đŸ€Ł. I loved the commentary, learned a lot!!"


Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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2000
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.00
From
$50.00
The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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* A traveler said: "Listening to the historical history of new Orleans. Eating while listening to music was great; the food tasted excellent great service. Ms.Brenda, who explain to us the directions of the bus, was over helpful and friendly. The caption was always present to take pictures with us."


Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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413
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.00
From
$36.00
Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans. Then, get back aboard the vessel and enjoy a cash bar while admiring the views.
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* A traveler said: "The Cajun dinner was great. So was the live jazz band. The band did a good job of getting the audience involved. I enjoyed sitting out on the deck and listening to the music while watching the water and the people"


Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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397
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$38.00
From
$38.00
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same classic New Orleans experience of a lovely jazz brunch aboard a historic riverboat! Journey through time on this cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion includes a delectable brunch loaded with famous Louisiana dishes and live music from a local jazz trio.
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* A traveler said: "Customer service is excellent. Tony made us very happy, he’s such a great server. Tony made my birthday even more special by having the other staff sign a birthday card for me.Despite my food restrictions he still made my birthday brunch enjoyable. LOVE LOVE the salad!! Definitely need the dressing"


New Orleans Airboat Ride

New Orleans Airboat Ride

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1318
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$55.00
From
$55.00
Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire lush, forested shoreline and spot local wildlife.
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* A traveler said: "Guide was terrific,. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Great experience taking small airboat ride. Informative about swamps and life on the bayou. Recommend this company and this experience to others."


Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup

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418
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
Experience the iconic New Orleans swamplands during a small-group airboat tour, led by a professional guide. Alternate between adrenaline-fuelled high speeds and gentle cruising as you sail past fascinating flora and fauna. Capture fantastic photographs of alligators in their natural habitat, and relish the intimate atmosphere of a small-group, limited to only nine passengers. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans.
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* A traveler said: "We had an awesome tour guide (Dewey). Although the weather was not in our favor he still made the trip so memorable and I would definitely go back again!"


Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

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233
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$52.00
From
$52.00
Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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* A traveler said: "Best cruise ever. Jazz was amazing, food was amazing and the sunset over the Mississippi is unforgettable!"


Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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742
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$55.00
From
$55.00
Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous on a sightseeing boat tour from New Orleans. Travel deep into the secluded bayous across the Mississippi River to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife. Your guide will provide commentary on Cajun culture and the myth‐laden swamps while you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles, and native birds.
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* A traveler said: "Jay is the best! So friendly and outgoing along with being extremely knowledgeable. We will be back!"


New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure

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205
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.00
From
$29.00
Immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural splendor of New Orleans’ mystifying swamps and wetlands on a 2-hour New Orleans swamp tour and wetlands adventure. Relax in the luxurious interior of a New Orleans swamp tour boat as you cruise past cultural highlights like a Cajun cemetery, an Indian burial mound and a traditional fishing village. Scour the scenery for fascinating flora and fauna like snakes, turtles and alligators while listening to interesting commentary from your professional guide.
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* A traveler said: "We enjoyed seeing the live animals in their native habitat. The tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable."


Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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1003
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$230.00
From
$230.00
Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 12, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans on your high-speed airboat ride. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura Plantation. Gourmet, unlimited buffet lunch at Houmas House is included.
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* A traveler said: "Best money spent all trip. They kept it exciting while educating you at the same time. And the lunch is amazing!!"


Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise with VIP Boat Tour and Open Bar Upgrade

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278
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$159.95
From
$159.95
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience while you step up the luxury on this Viator VIP dinner cruise. Your experience begins with a complimentary Champagne cocktail while you take a guided tour of the boat’s authentic fixtures and spaces such as the pilot house. In the dining room, you’ll have a reserved table where you can relax, indulge in a sumptuous tableside dinner and enjoy a live jazz performance. If you want to go all out, upgrade to a full‐bar option.
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* A traveler said: "Well worth the extra for VIP. Our hostess was great. We never had to get up for food or drinks the entire cruise. The music was good and the food and drinks were a pleasant surprise. I had low expectation for the food and drinks, but everything was very good. I may rebook this same trip every time I am in New Orleans from now on."


Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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501
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$109.00
From
$109.00
Experience the civilized and the wild on a plantation tour and educational swamp boat ride from New Orleans. On this full-day journey, visit Oak Alley Plantation where you'll learn about antebellum life and stroll down its iconic tree-lined esplanade. Next, head into the marshy swampland for a boat ride and some wildlife spotting. Enjoy guided commentary as you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes and native birds.
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* A traveler said: "The plantation experience was great, very informational. Loved that the location had food and drink available for our extra needs."


Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

Honey Island Swamp Tour with Pickup from New Orleans

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150
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$52.27
From
$52.27
Trade in the urban bustle for the bayou on a half-day trip from New Orleans to the wilds of the Honey Island Swamp. Relax on the ride from your downtown or French Quarter hotel, and then cruise beneath hanging moss and cypress trees while a wetland ecologist shares tall tales and fun facts about this protected nature reserve on the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Learn about Louisiana’s long-standing fishing industry, and keep an eye out for native critters like otters, turtles, egrets, and alligators lurking beneath the surface.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour! Staff was very friendly. The tour was awesome and the company goes above and beyond to ensure you have a great experience. Would definitely recommend!"


Honey Island Swamp Tour

Honey Island Swamp Tour

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282
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$25.00
From
$25.00
Cruise through the wild wetlands of Honey Island Swamp on a 2-hour boat tour. Located on the marshy shores of Lake Ponchartrain just north of New Orleans, this protected nature reserve is home to an array of southern wildlife, from egrets and herons soaring above to otters and alligators lurking below the water’s surface. Hear tales of swamp pirates, fishermen’s lore and mysterious creatures from your captain as you glide past hanging moss and swooning cypress trees.
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* A traveler said: "AWSOME tour. Great and friendly staff Fun as well as educational. Everyone in my family loves it! We would definitely do it again!"


Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

Airboat Ride with Round-Trip Transportation from New Orleans

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184
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$80.00
From
$80.00
Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat tour. This fun-filled tour includes a ride on the boat plus admission to an albino alligator exhibit and transportation from New Orleans. While on-board, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you spot local wildlife, including alligators, nutria and native birds, and visit the secluded fishing village of Jean Lafitte, the infamous 19th‐century smuggler. The airboat holds 15-27 passengers.
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* A traveler said: "T earl was amazing. Super nice and made our experience so much fun. Highly recommend. Wish there was food or snacks included"


Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

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89
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$115.00
From
$115.00
Soak up the atmosphere of the bayou on this 8-hour cultural tour from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation House, dating from 1837, and view the stately row of 28 evenly spaced mature oaks that line the driveway. Follow your guide, dressed in period costume, through the mansion, the blacksmith shop and the onsite restaurant. Then, learn about life in the bayou's waterways aboard a swamp and wetlands boat tour. See the amazing variety of flora and fauna native to the area and hear about life in the Barataria Swamps from your native guides. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans is included.
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* A traveler said: "We had so much fun! Definitely worth it all around. Our driver told and showed us all about Katrina too. My husband held a baby alligator on the swamp Tour!"


Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans

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361
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$128.00
From
$128.00
Experience Louisiana’s wild bayou country on an exciting, family-friendly airboat tour. This tour includes an airboat ride that zips through the tree‐lined marshes at speeds up to 45 mph (72 kph). While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from your guide as you view lush scenery and local wildlife, including alligators, nutria, and native birds. Pickup and drop-off from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels included.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour. Lots of gators and fun with some fast and exciting spurts. Tour guide, John, was a wonderful informer all along the way and back from the boat launch. Swamp guide, Mr Dudes in was funny and informative and safety conscious. We loved the whole package.i"


New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

New Orleans Small Group Airboat Swamp Tour

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155
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$79.00
From
$79.00
Delve into the atmospheric beauty of New Orleans’ vast swamplands on an exciting 2-hour small-group tour by airboat. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise past fascinating flora and fauna, scouring the picturesque scenery for sightings of alligators and other rare creatures. Experience the exhilaration of traveling at high velocity as your driver alternates between gentle cruising and high-speed bursts. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 9 passengers.
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* A traveler said: "It was a lot of fun. One of the BEST things we did in New Orleans. Our guide was great he was exactly what I would expect a swamp guide to be."


Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up

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135
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$80.00
From
$80.00
Uncover the mysteries of the swamps surrounding New Orleans on an exhilarating airboat tour of the area, led by a professional guide. Cruise along the picturesque waterways in search of ferocious alligators and other rare wildlife while listening to illuminating commentary from your guide. Feel your adrenaline levels surge as your driver accelerates to high speeds, and capture fantastic photographs during regular stops. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was wonderful! It brought us close to the nature and gave unforgettable experience! I would definitely recommend it to anybody interested in the nature and seeing the gators."


Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

Maurepas Swamp Tour, Small-Group Ecotour

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112
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$69.00
From
$69.00
Explore the Louisiana swamp on a 2-hour boat tour that takes you through a variety of ecosystems. Travel with a small group limited to six people, riding in a customized flatboat that can navigate places that other tour boats cannot reach. Look for native wildlife like alligators, turtles, snakes, and a variety of birds, and hear commentary about Louisiana’s swamplands from your guide.
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* A traveler said: "The guide was excellent and the trip was memorable. It rained but the guide found trees to park under and that worked"


New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

New Orleans Swamp Tour Boat Adventure With Pickup

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65
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$52.00
From
$52.00
Lose yourself in the atmospheric depths of the New Orleans swamps and wetlands on an exhilarating 2-hour boat tour, led by a professional guide. Cruise past ancient wonders and listen to legends surrounding a 2000-year-old Indian burial mound and an atmospheric Cajun cemetery. Scour the Barataria Swamps for sightings of fascinating wildlife such as snakes, turtles and ferocious alligators, and learn about the area’s history and geology from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by luxury vehicle fro your New Orleans hotel.
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* A traveler said: "The swamp tour was a excellent experience. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and kept us laughing as well. I love that we got to hold a live gator."


Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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36
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$161.00
From
$161.00
Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful. Definitely book the small airboat they can get into smaller spaces. This is an experience not to be missed. If rainy weather is a potential, take a rain jacket. We got rained on and with the jacket, we were totally fine."


Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New Orleans

Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience from New Orleans

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30
  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$55.00
From
$55.00
Experience life on the Louisiana bayou on this ultimate swamp tour from New Orleans, run by one of the city’s oldest tour companies. Ride on a state-of-the-art swamp boat through the famous wetlands teeming with native wildlife, while learning about Cajun culture from your tale-spinning captain.
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* A traveler said: "Everything was was amazing!!! Love it will be Coming back soon, our tour guide was very interactive , a funny . The tour guide fed the alligators marshmallows, so that was cool"


Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

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24
  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$105.00
From
$105.00
Explore Louisiana’s unique history and ecology on this combo day tour from New Orleans. Travel along the oak-lined River Road to Destrehan Plantation, where you can tour the 1787 sugar plantation home, grounds and slave quarters while learning about life in the antebellum South and the site’s changing role during the Civil War. Then, venture into the bayou on a narrated swamp cruise through wild wetlands that are home to turtles, otters, snakes and famous Louisiana gators.
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide in the destrehan plantation was just phenomenal, lots of alligators as well so was fun"


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