Escape from the madness!

January 7, 2013

Airboat Adventures is a great company that offers not only education but also excitement. They do swamp tours which allow passengers to get on an amazing airboat and travel through Louisiana swampland to get an up close and personal view of the wildlife and ecosystem that you just can’t get in the city.

But fear not, you don’t have to travel out to the “boonies” to get a glimpse, they are located just thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter! Easy access from your downtown hotel is made even better by Airboat Adventures’ offer to pick you up with their shuttle service to most French Quarter hotels!

These tours are great for tourists and natives alike and with the city buzzing from all the activity recently and to come, it’s a great excuse to take a quick trip and see something you won’t get in the “city”. It’s January and in the Big Easy and we are picking up from Christmas and rolling out preparations for Carnival and our hosting of the SUPERBOWL!

This city is going to be virtually exploding with people from far and wide to celebrate. It’s a perfect opportunity to plan an unexpected trip to Louisiana’s nature side and free yourself from taxis and bar rooms. These tours are approximately between one hour and forty five minutes and two hours. They are full of great information and live action from opportunities to hold baby alligators to watching live feedings. And they can accommodate almost any party, so don’t be scared if you think your group is too large. Get online and check out their different packages and boat sizes! These tours are great for family groups and even corporate events.

Airboat Adventures offers a great service to all those willing to take a walk, or boat ride, on the wild side! And if you’re already planning a trip to New Orleans for any of the city’s big upcoming events, get online and check out pictures, videos, and commentary to see if these tours are something you’d be interested in. Call or email and set up your tour today, don’t forget about the shuttle service in case you don’t want to take a taxi! This city always has something going on, but a lot of those events come and go, you can always rely on Airboat Adventures to set you up on a boat, and take you on a ride you’ll never forget.

Superbowl, Mardi Gras, Swamp Tour!

December 14, 2012

The city of New Orleans is going to be quite busy the next couple of months. Right around the corner is Christmas, and on the next block to follow comes the Superbowl and Mardi Gras. What makes the Superbowl special this year is that it is IN New Orleans! Many people will come from all over the country to be a part of this celebration of sporting elite. With so many different people, from so many different ways of life come together it can get kind of crowded.

I offer you a slower, less crowded, and equally wondrous way to experience a slice of New Orleans that is better than not being able to walk down Bourbon St. or catching a game in a great pub you heard about. Airboat Adventures is a swamp tour company that gives tours through beautiful Cypress Swampland that will impress any eye.

There won’t be any Hand Grenades sold, or any half-dressed women trying to entice you into entering their club, but there is wildlife and a primitive excitement that will move your core. Airboat Adventures offers you an inside look into nature’s food chain and takes you through it step by step. Out in the swampland humans have to fight to be number one as one false step, one missed shot, or any mistake can cost you your life. It is dangerous land that natives of the area have learned to live on and thrive for.

The tour can fit between six and twenty seven passengers depending on the size of boat you choose and will last between one and a half to two hours. The tour is safe and is guided by experienced and licensed boat captains who will bring you through the lens and give you a true taste of the swamp you won’t get on television. These captains will educate you on how the ecosystem exists, how it has thrived, and most of all you will learn that the animals in the swamp are to be respected.

It takes a wild interest and courage to brave these waters, and I recommend you let Airboat Adventures lend you some and take your hand as they show you a whole new world that downtown New Orleans doesn’t have to offer. They do tours all day long, are only thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter and are willing to pick you up from your hotel. It is definitely an opportunity not to be missed and you should get online or call now to get more information and make your plans. Happy Holidays to you and yours and best wishes from Airboat Adventures.

December Swamp Tour

December 7, 2012

A December Swamp Tour

Have you ever wanted a little taste of adventure that wasn’t all about alcohol and music? Airboat Adventures offers you such an experience. They are a swamp tour company that offers amazing tours through genuine New Orleans swamp land. They are located about thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter for easy access from the entire city. If you’ve come for Christmas, take a break from the lights and enjoy a cool afternoon on the swamp with Airboat Adventures where you’re sure to get a taste of life more exciting than a cup of eggnog.

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What Can We Offer?

Airboat Adventures can accommodate groups of all shapes and sizes, from six to eight passengers and they even have a boat that holds fifteen to twenty-seven passengers. These various boat sizes are great depending on what your plans are and how big your group is. These tours are great for all sorts of gatherings: corporate events, family gatherings, even a group of friends impulsively driving down to the swamp and taking a look around on a big airboat. If you go online to their website you can see great testimonials from people who’ve already taken the tour and get a first-hand impression of how good these tours are.

Each tour is approximately an hour and forty-five minutes to two hours long. Aside from the swamp, you have the opportunity to see all the wildlife the swampland that Louisiana has to offer. And don’t feel shy about asking for a ride, they offer to pick you up from your hotel as long as you’re staying in the French Quarter/Downtown Area. There are testimonials online that boast about their bus rides arriving on time.

An Authentic Louisiana Swamp Tour

Whether you’ve come to the city for thrills or music, lights or parties, there is a great experience awaiting you in the swamp. A December swamp tour in Louisiana can be really amazing. These boats make you feel majestic as the wind blows through your hair and the sunshine lights the water. And the tour can make a great Christmas gift, a great surprise! Get in the car and bundle up your loved ones without telling them where you’re going and a little while later… surprise! And kids and adults alike can enjoy the sights of alligators and other exotic wildlife of the swamp. So call today and make arrangements to have a Christmas tour that’s not just beautiful, but wild!

Christmas In New Orleans: Swamp Tour Anyone?

November 16, 2012

Christmas in New Orleans: What To Do?

Coming to New Orleans for Christmas and the beautiful weather? You have to visit Airboat Adventures where they have the best swamp tours around. Best tours, best services, and best experiences anywhere, are to be had at Airboat Adventures. Being just thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter they are just a hop, skip, and a jump away from all the fun of the city. These tours aren’t just scenic, they’re educational too, and their employees enjoy giving out that information. If you want a break from the noise of the city, take a swamp tour and experience the serenity and wildlife of the swamp.

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Swamp Tours for Christmas

These swamp tours take place on a high speed airboat across 20,000 acres of tidewater cypress swamp. This cypress swamp supports a huge ecosystem of many types of aquatic and moist-soil vegetation, and a large wildlife population. The tours Airboat Adventures offers are typically an hour and forty-five minutes to two hours in which you’ll have the opportunity to see alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons and ibis, and occasionally hawks, owls, and bald eagles. Customers have even reported having their guides get baby alligators to let them hold. Safety is their number one concern and they take all necessary precautions so that no one gets hurt or is ever in danger.

Learn About New Orleans Wildlife

These forms of wildlife are nothing like you’ll see in the city. It is an opportunity to take a break from a bar stool and nightlife and see the real wild side of New Orleans. You won’t see any alligators roaming down Bourbon Street. Plus you get to ride on an airboat, which at high speeds has to feel good in the sun. Airboat Adventures offers a great family oriented tour that your kids are sure to love.

Take An Airboat Tour, See The Swamp

New Orleans isn’t boring by any stretch of the imagination but these swamp tours aren’t an everyday thing. You come to New Orleans and while there’s so much to do between bars, restaurants, and clubs you can get a good feel for what to expect. When getting into an airboat to see the swamp you never know what to expect, are you going to see an alligator hunt down a meal or will you see an eagle flying overhead? These tours are a great family time and you should call or go online to schedule your tour today.

Great time of year for a Swamp Tour

November 9, 2012

The weather is changing here in New Orleans and so is the scenery. It’s never a bad time to come to New Orleans, but if you want a break from the summer heat, now is your chance to enjoy a pleasant change. Airboat Adventures is a company that offers swamp tours to groups of people seeking to have a different experience of New Orleans then Bourbon Street.

While most of the year is spent in sweltering conditions, now is the time to visit the city and take a trip to Airboat Adventures where you can see the wonders of swamp life in the most comfortable time of year.

Airboat Adventures offers multiple great packages that are sure to meet all your needs. They can handle reservations no matter the size of your group. They have boats that fit six to eight passengers or sixteen to twenty passengers. There are also two different ways to book these boats; you can either get picked up from your hotel in the quarter or drive on down yourself. Airboat Adventures is only about thirty minutes outside of the quarter and offers a shuttle service for a small fee if you wish to be picked up from your hotel. Testimonials on their website say that most people got better views from the smaller boats, so you may want to break up larger groups or if you want to make sure your group enjoys the whole event together stick with big boats.

Aside from the weather, they offer an excellent opportunity to see all kinds of amazing wildlife: alligators, nutira, various bird life, and much more. All of their captains are certified and extremely knowledgeable and offer not only a scenic tour, but a lesson in the do’s and dont’s of swamp life.

Whether you’re here to see family, traveling through, or already live here the time to enjoy the coolness of the swamp is now. Fall sort of runs through us here in the Big Easy and we’ll soon go back to praying for the rain and the cool winds to return. Get your family together and put on some light sweaters and call for your reservations today. You don’t even have to drive; they will pick you up from your hotel and bring you back from the French Quarter. Call today and book a boat, you won’t regret it.

The Alligator…..

October 19, 2012

Airboat Adventures is a swamp tour company in Lafitte, Louisiana. They’re about thirty minutes outside of New Orleans and offer swamp tours exploring swamp life. Each tour is approximately an hour and a half to two hours and exposes tourists to exciting opportunities and unique experiences. One of the fiercest predators on the tour is the mighty alligator which are found in the Southeast United States in all of Florida and Louisiana. This mighty animal has a ferocious bite and can hide beneath the water just waiting to strike on unsuspecting prey.

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The American Alligator in Louisiana

These animals can be huge, the average American alligator’s adult length and height are thirteen feet long and eight hundred pounds respectively. The largest American alligator was found in Louisiana and measures over nineteen feet in length. There is no average lifespan for an alligator, in 1937 a one year old alligator was brought to a zoo in Serbia from Germany and it is now 76 years old. Go on one of these tours and take a chance to see a creature that is older than you are! The American alligators have the most powerful bite force ever measured, snapping their jaws with a massive force of up to 2,125 pounds, which equivalent to a mid-size sedan falling on top of you.

Alligators & Their Environments

Alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, river, lakes, and swamps. Down here we have plenty of those environments, and these areas are among those featured in Airboat Adventures swamp tours. The foods eaten by alligators depend on their age and size. When young, they can eat fish and insects, and as they mature progressively larger prey is taken including various mammals. The mating season of these animals is in late spring, and females build the nests in summer. The sex of the clutch is determined by the temperature of the nest. On an Airboat Adventures alligator tour in New Orleans, you will see alligators fed and interacted with by the guides.

See Them Up Close On An Alligator Tour in New Orleans

These amazing creatures are both to be respected and feared especially in their natural habitat. Airboat Adventures offers you an up close and personal look at these creatures and what they’re capable of on an alligator tour in New Orleans. It’s been said sometimes you have the opportunity to hold babies! Alligators have a rich history, and information is definitely a part of these tours as well. Call and schedule your tour today, it’s an experience you’ll never forget.

Sports Time

October 12, 2012

We all love football in the city of New Orleans. Some of us live our entire lives around Saints football. This season isn’t going quite the way we planned, which is why we have backup plans! I know tourists and natives alike flock to the French Quarter for the bar scene and sports parties but what happens when the games are late, or over early? Airboat Adventures is roughly thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter and offer a great escape from the hustle of the city party life. They offer swamp tours which is especially great if you enjoy outdoors and learning something new every day.

Plan your pre-sports get together with Airboat Adventures and see what they have to offer. They are willing to pick you up within the French Quarter so you don’t even have to drive yourself. While you’re on the boat you can call Oceana Grill and plan an after party with great drinks and food. There’s so much to do in the city and Airboat Adventures seeks to amaze you with an environment that’s a little simpler.

On many levels this ecosystem is more dangerous, but the confusion of traffic and businesses are absent on these waters where alligators and other predators reign. They offer a full schedule of tours times throughout the day and special schedules are available. Airboat Adventures has different size boats to accommodate all types of groups. Just you and your friends? They got it! Family reunion? They got it! And safety is their number one concern, every one of their captains is certified and trained to keep you safe and deal with the wildlife you’ll experience.

Whether you’re here for Saints or alligators the city of New Orleans has you covered. The best part of Airboat Adventures boat tours is the knowledge you can obtain. It isn’t just about scenery to them, they explain things and let you have experiences others don’t. On these tours you have the opportunity to hold baby alligators, and see tons of life you may have only seen in pictures in books. There is plenty of opportunities to get both football and a swamp tour, so why not enjoy as much of the city you can?  Call today and schedule your tour, you won’t regret it.


October 5, 2012

Airboat Adventures offers great, affordable swamp tours just thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter. These tours are full of great knowledge and offer experiences like no other. There’s ton of wildlife to see on the swamp, not to mention the rough lifestyle of people that live on the swamp. On these tours, you get to see everything as it is, nature at some of its roughest points: real alligators, real prey, and real up close and personal perspective. If you visit their website Airboat Adventures has tons of customer testimonials that give a more personal look into what others have experienced and what you yourself can expect.

The swamp is a dangerous place, but make no mistake, safety is their utmost concern. One customer comments on how Captain Earl actually jumped into the water to feed alligators! This customer goes on to say that they fed them chicken and marshmallows and that on the tour a bit of history goes with it. Some customers’ report how captains pull smaller alligators into the boat and let passengers pet them, even hold them.

A lot of customers seem to choose to be picked up from their hotels, a service which Airboat Adventures offers for a small fee. Everyone who mentions this service talks about how “worth it” being both picked up and given the tour are. Most are amazed at the wildlife and the experience of letting loose and getting away from the big city for a change. Most of the testimonials on the website mention smaller groups and using the boat for six to eight passengers. They claim that this makes it easier to see everything around you during the tour and offers an overall better experience. A testimonial from August of this year talks about the customer’s five year old having the time of their life, meaning that the tours are completely a family affair and that everyone is invited.
Airboat Adventures offers the best experience the swamp has to offer. Thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter, it’s an excellent escape from the bustle of the city. There’s no excuse not to call them up and schedule your tour. All of the testimonials on their website are words spoken from customers to you! These are great tours offered by great and knowledgeable people all year round, so come see them today!

Take a Swamp Tour and See Some Wildlife Sporting

September 28, 2012

People travel far and wide for New Orleans football. We host the New Orleans Saints, proud winners of the Superbowl in 2009 and are humbled that the boys call this city home. New Orleans turns football into an exciting party that all can enjoy and the natives are always open to welcoming rivals and supporters alike.

But if you’re from out of town and you’re looking for something fun to do either before or after the game Airboat Adventures has a trip for you. They are a company that offers swamp tours about 30 minutes outside of downtown New Orleans. These tours are not only beautiful but educational and there’s a ton to learn. Safety is a major concern as all of their captains are certified to take the best care of you and those you may bring with you.

We all know football is a staple in most American homes, and New Orleans is no exception to this rule. But these tours are a nice break from the bar room or the couch at home. You may not see any rams or cowboys on these tours, but the exotic wildlife that exists in Louisiana swamplands is definitely worth not only experiencing, but respecting as well.

These tours offer an intense image of the swampland and how dangerous it can be in nature. Airboat Adventures offers you a controlled exposure to this danger and gives its guests an up close and personal experience that that television just doesn’t offer. On these tours you won’t just see alligators, but you have an opportunity to touch baby alligators and really understand these animals. And if you’re in town in a hotel, Airboat Adventures offers hotel pick-ups from the downtown New Orleans area, and is more than willing to give you all the details and help schedule your tour, just call toll free 1-888-467-9267.

You come to New Orleans to see a Saints game, then you have an opportunity to see another intense side of Louisiana on these swamp tours. Sending someone as a gift? No worries, plan their trip ahead of time as gift certificates are available. Airboat Adventures is open seven days a week and is always hoping you’ll make that decision to come on down and step onto one of their boats and let yourself go. Don’t forget to call, you won’t want to miss out on this experience!

Airboat Adventures – September Incentives

September 18, 2012

Airboat Adventures offers excellent airboat tours of swamp lands in Louisiana. Located just about thirty minutes outside of the downtown area of New Orleans, it’s a great way to escape the city and experience something few have the guts for! Real alligators and other vibrant wildlife live in these swamps and you can some as close as you’d probably be comfortable on a guided tour from Airboat Adventures. September poses as a great month to take a tour for various reasons, so call and schedule your tour now!

September is a great month for tours because the air temperatures begin to drop just a little, but the water is still warm and alive with alligators. And with ‘gators still plentiful at this time in the season, the chances of tour groups catching some really big ones are inevitable! September does fall into hunting season for alligators, but Airboat Adventures isn’t hunting on their property, thus further increasing your chances of gator sightings.

Don’t forget, alligators aren’t all that is to be seen on this rugged landscape, it’s also nesting season for most bird wildlife on the swamp. This greatly affects the number of birds you can see on the swamp. Also, in the Cypress swamp, most of the trees don’t lose much in the way of Fall, so it mostly looks like Springtime with trees in full bloom.

Airboat Adventures is also featuring a new attraction: an outdoor tank exhibit. This tank features alligators, alligator box turtles, and other turtles. Just another way for tourists and natives alike to get up close and personal with how some of the animals in the swamp live their lives.

Airboat Adventures always takes groups looking for an activity to share with all, groups from 6-8 all the way to 16-18 are welcome. Tour times vary based on season and are also sometimes available upon appointment. Don’t forget they do hotel pickups for those located in the downtown New Orleans area. You can also find them on Facebook and read great testimonials on their website from other satisfied tour takers!

Call today or come on by and see the indoor exhibit featuring three green gators and two beautiful albino alligators Sugar and Flour! Safety is Airboat Adventures number one concern; children under five and women who are pregnant are not allowed to tour.