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New Orleans Large Airboat Tour

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Get ready for an exciting adventure!

Looking for a fast-paced, wind-in-your-face thrill ride? We can take care of that! Take an exciting ride up high, airboat-style, through the remote swamps and bayous of Louisiana, accessible only by airboat. The captain, a native of the area, offers a colorful history of the Cajun way of life in between quick water and land skimming bursts between sights. You'll come face to face with alligators, snakes and other native creatures while touring their neighborhood.

We have offered New Orleans airboat tours for over 10 years, and feature a fleet of seven airboats. Each vessel is ready to take you to the far reaches of the bayous propelled by Chevy 454 cubic-inch 450-horsepower engines. We can accommodate up to 98 passengers total per tour.


Tour Details

  • Availability: Daily
  • Duration: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
     
  • Tour Times:
    • 10:00 am (hotel pick-up between 8:30 am - 9:00 am) Additional Cajun lunch option available - click to learn more
    • 12:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 10:30 am- 11:00 am)
    • 2:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm)
    • 4:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm) this tour time is seasonal, does not run during winter.
  • Transportation: Take your own transportation or let us drive you! Please note your hotel pick-up will arrive during the 30-minute window.
  • Address: 4757 Orleans Way, Marrero, LA 70072
  • Please check-in 30 minutes prior to your tour time
     
  • Children under 5 years of age are not permitted
  • For reservations for 6 or more, we can also offer 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. tours

Small Airboat Tour Prices:

  • Tour only $65 per person
  • Tour with transportation $85 per person
  • One ticket price for all ages 5 and up
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Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours offer transportation from eight convenient hotel locations, or you can meet us there! There is plenty of parking is available for cars, motorcoaches and school buses.

Hotel pickups are available from the following easy to get to locations:

  • Avenue Plaza - 2111 St. Charles Ave
  • Astor Crowne Plaza - 739 Canal St
  • Basin Street Station - 501 Basin St
  • Blake Hotel - 500 St. Charles Ave
  • Hilton Riverside - 2 Poydras St
  • Hyatt Regency - 601 Loyola Ave
  • Jung Hotel - 1500 Canal St
  • Starbucks at Marriott - 800 Convention Center Blvd

For help choosing a hotel pickup location see the map above or click here to see our suggestions.

 


Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:

  • All reservations must be pre-paid by credit card and are subject to availability
  • Any cancellation requires 24 hours notice for full refund
  • Guests purchasing tour, cruises or tickets will not receive a paper ticket.
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the tour, cruise or limo reservation.
  • If you book less than 48 hours in advance, please call (504) 689-4186.