New Orleans Swamp and Citywide Tour Combination

 (13)

Tour Number

Activity Level

165785


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children that are adult-supervised are welcome subject to the boat captain's descretion.

Friendly: Yes.
We invite anyone with mobility limits to take part in each segment but neither the boat or vehicle is ADA approved.

Please discuss your needs before booking for boat access may pose a challenge to some visitors.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

See Wildlife and the City in One Day!


This tour is designed for the visitor who wants to see a combination of nature and the city in one day.

The first segment of the tour takes you on a 50 mile tour throughout the city visiting historic neighborhoods and sites.

The second segment two offers an up-close view of a Louisiana swamp with alligators, turtles, swamp birds and other creatures. The boat's captain serves as your pilot and guide within the swamp, introducing you to the wildlife just 30 minutes from New Orleans.

Your group will join others on the boat unless you choose to reserve the entire capacity of the boat.

The boat has a roof to protect you from the sun and rain. It has side rails to protect you from wildlife and foliage.

The amount and variety of wildlife seen on your cruise depends on weather, time of year, water levels and other natural factors.

The boat captain has ultimate authority whether to sail or not, depending on weather and other safety factors.

Itinerary

The morning segment begins with a drive through the city visiting historic neighborhoods and sites such as the Garden District, the University Section, City Park, Lake Pontchartrain and the Central Business District. This segment starts at 9am and ends around 11am.

From 11-12:30 pm we stop for lunch in the city or near the boat dock.

12:30 -1:30 pm we drive to the Swamp.

1:30 - 4:00 pm we take a boat tour through the swamp.

4 - 4:30 pm we return to your hotel

We tour rain or shine. Travel in the swamp is at the descretion of the swamp boat pilot. Delays or cancellations resulting from weather, traffic and other unforeseen events can occur.

Participation is dependent on space availability and advance reservations.

Which swamp departure time/tour will be determined by our arrival time.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will pick you up at any hotel in the Central Business District on French Quarter .

End location: We will return you to your hotel or another designated point in the Central Business District or the French Quarter.

The boat sails at the discretion of the captain based on weather, water conditions and other factors.

Duration: 8 hours

Traffic, weather and other factors may effect our time frame. Please do not make dinner reservation prior to 7:00 p.m.

Transportation

Transportation provided in a 7 passenger minivan.

What’s Included

A narrated city tour by a New Orleans-licensed tour guide, transportation, swamp boat admissions, a second guide and boat trip through the Honey Island Swamp.

Pick up and return to/from your hotel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Dollars - Most tours of this length stop for lunch. Lunch costs are not included in the tour cost.

What’s Extra

Custom tours are available for larger groups. Please contact me for details.

The cost of lunch, any added admissions or non-scheduled cover charges, souvenirs and expenses not covered in the tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

Dominick is an excellent tour guide. We had a custom tour combining a plantation and swamp that was very enjoyable. We discovered a new restaurant and had a great time!! As the ad says: Stop clicking around.. Book your tour with Dominick.
Amy Hillier

Read More Reviews For This Tour

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Dominick M.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/NewOrleansSwampTour

Tours by Dominick M.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

New Orleans French Quarter Walking Tour

Explore the most famous (and infamous) parts of the French Quarter.

250 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more

New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour

Join me for a city tour visiting all of the sites! I'll do the driving,...

495 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more

Louisiana Plantation Tour

Private Driving Tour from New Orleans to Nearby Plantations

800 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

learn more

New Orleans Movie Tour and City Wide,...

Visit Famous Film Locations and Historic Neighborhoods in New Orleans

650 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more

Taste of New Orleans Food Tour

Stroll through the Historic French Quarter Sampling Appetizers while,...

250 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

learn more

Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and,...

Citywide Driving Tour Focusing on Hurricane Katrina

495 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more