WHY VISITORS LOVE OUR SWAMP TOURS
Don’t take our word for it! See why other Louisiana visitors loved their Airboat Adventures experience. If you’ve already visited us, tell us your thoughts! We love hearing from our guests. You can also browse our Trip Advisor, Google, and Yelp reviews for more insights.
Jay was our guide on the small boat and he was absolutely amazing. So much education and experience as well as respect and love for the environment/animals he works with everyday. I have been on tours in Florida, however, this experience was so much more than I ever expected and worth every dollar/minute.
I can say the Airboat tour was the highlight of my trip to New Orleans. Everything went perfect on the tour except the engine sound was too loud, but headphones are available. We saw so many alligators and so many beautiful scenes. You might get lucky and see beautiful birds including hawks. I loved the tour and truly enjoyed my day. Thanks Airboat Adventure.
Great experience at Airboat Adventures! Our tour guide was funny and experienced. He also had a baby alligator on board that everybody got to hold and take pictures with. She was so precious. I forgot our tour guides name but he had a giant scar from his shoulder to his neck because he's crazy... crazy in love with gators
Captain Anson(I think) was amazing. My kids were wowed and overjoyed during the entire trip. He is hilarious and very sweet. He even looks out for his passengers and is not shy about warning them to be safe. I will definitely go again.
While my cousin was in town, my family and I took her here. Everyone loved it! The tour guide was kind and we were able to look at the water from a beautiful deck while we waited a short amount of time for our boat to arrive. Additionally, they have an awesome shop and an albino alligator inside the building. Overall, the ride was lots of fun and my family and I learned a lot! I would definitely recommend this for any family that lives in any place. Though, this place is enjoyable for tourists, it is also very fun for families that live in the area.
Great experience! Highly recommend! I booked our tour of 14 people with Gina. She was very knowledgeable & helpful & stayed in communication with me. They send emails, call, & text to remind you of pick up times. It was very hot today & our guide was not hopeful that we would see many gators, but we saw at least 7-10! Also were able to see an array of birds, turtles, & fish. Our guide even surprised us by letting us hold a baby gator! He also fed & even grabbed one of the wild ones! The gift shop was very reasonably priced! If you're looking to go fast, book a smaller boat. The large, 30 person boat was still a good time though!
Jay was our tour guide and he was AWESOME! He was full of information about the areas wildlife! My favorite adventure of the trip by far. Saw a bunch of Gator's and the tricks that Jay did were amazing! Would definitely recommend and WILL come back!
Absolutely gorgeous! Captain Earl was hilarious and informative. He shared lots of info about the history of the area as well as the local wildlife. Its obvious he truly cares about preserving the local swamplands. Would definitely recommend. We got to hold a baby alligator and see a mama gator protecting her nest. Would definitely recommend.
Saw plenty of alligators and learned many interesting facts about the swamps. The captain was great fun and we even got to hold a baby alligator. We went out in the flat bottom boat which provided great sun cover and was very stable. Took some great photos and video. A must if you visit New Orleans.
This tour was the one thing that my husband wanted to do in NOLA, so I was going along to make him happy. Turns out it was one of the best memories we have of our vacation! It certainly exceeded my expectations. We must have seen 10 to 12 alligators, which was top priority for my husband! What surprised me was how beautiful it was! The guide was great! He was funny and educational and certainly was expert level! We will be returning the next time we're in NOLA!!!!!
Had a great time and ride with Brad. Got to get up close and personal with quite a few alligators. It was a fun fast ride at the beginning skirting along the coast line and then through the swamp which was both educational and entertaining. Definitely worth the trip and wear eye and sun protection.
Great adventure. Much better than some of the others. Tour guys are friendly and fun. Recommend sticking with airboats and not the larger boats. You get much deeper and very (face) up close to gators and other critters. Well worth the few extra dollars. You will remember this adventure. Have fun!
Took the tour 5/15/19 on the large tour boat (not the air boat). The weather was perfect, saw lots of wildlife, and Anson was excellent. (One of the female counter staff inside needs lessons in customer service however) I highly recommend this tour to see some real Louisiana. Getting out on the water and into the bayou was a great time!
Definitely hands down the best adventure ever! I decided going on this tour not knowing what to expect,however it blew my mind how incredible and educational it was.Our guide was a younger man who grew up on swamps.It was so amazing seeing how much he loves showing and explaining every tiny detail about gators,how they live,what they are like,moreover about swamp itself. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who is planning on visiting New Orleans!
This was the highlight of our trip! We got picked up at our hotel. For the drive out, the driver was giving us some information on the history of New Orleans and the town we were headed too. There were only 2 of us and we got put on a small boat holding just 6 people and the guide - which was what I was hoping! When leaving the dock, about 17 other boats left at the same time. Once we got out into open water and started down some of the waterways to take you farther into the swamp, you didn't see another boat. Occasionally heard one but that's it. It felt like there were no other boats around - which was great! Our guide, Paul, was incredibly informative and passionate about nature and the swamp. He answered all of our questions and made it a great time. HIGHLY recommended.
This was an unforgettable experience during my trip to New Orleans. Our boat captain, Sam, was the epitome of who I thought should take me into the bayou. He knows how to entertain with those alligators!! He had them jumping out of the water for us and was so knowledgeable about everything us passengers wanted to know. Highly recommend this beautiful and exhilarating tour!
A lot of fun. We went on the pontoon boat tour. Great length, informative guide. He had a baby alligator with him he let everyone hold and take pictures with
Brad is awesome! Good operations and logistics. Knowledgeable and nice guide. A small boat was real fun and close to the animals. The big and the small kids loved it! We saw around 40 alligators and 10 turtles, eagle, pelican and stork. We recomand this adventure!
This was the best decision we made on our trip!!! We had originally planned to take the airboat tour but instead accidentally bought tickets for just the swamp and bayou tour. Best accident ever. We got to leisurely tour around, chat with our tour guide, feed gators (marshmallows no less?!?!?), hold a baby gator, take pictures and relax. It was just what we needed...our guide was also very sweet and knowledgeable.
My girlfriend and I went on the small airboat adventure back in March. There were only 2 rows of bench seating so the tour itself was very intimate. We saw many alligators and turtles and some of the narrow byways were breathtaking with Spanish moss hanging overhead off the trees. Our guide was incredible. His knowledge and experience with the swamp and the wildlife was a great incentive. He even brought a young gator along with him and let you told him and take photos. One alligator (about 7 or 8 footer) swam right up to the boat and ate marshmallows thrown in by the guide. Overall it was an excellent experience in the swamp and would recommend this trip to anyone visiting the NOLA area. Also, pick the small boat. You'll get to see and experience so much more.
Great experience. Lots of people there but organized so you know where to go and didn't have to wait long. Boat ride was great as well. Motor is loud but they give you big ear covers. Riding through the swamps is mesmerizing. The captains there are experienced and know where the gators are at. We had a great experience with Corey. Would do it again for sure
We were on boat 12. The gentleman leading the tour said he was new, but I would have never known. We saw gators, bird and beautiful views. Amazing experience.
Captain Dillon ( I think that's how you spell his name ) was awesome. Really fun, extremely informative, and just an awesome experience. The boat was fast and he manoeuvred it extremely well. We'll recommended.
Awesome tour! We visited New Orleans and took several other tours and this is the only one I would recommend! The tour guide was excellent and it was definitely the highlight of our trip. I would definitely do it again!
Cool tour!! We enjoyed it. Seeing the alligators was cool! Had no idea they ate marshmallows?! Our tour guide was great!! I think his name was Hanson? 🤷🏿♀️
So much fun! Saw tons of Gators! Our guide was super interesting. Told great stories and encouraged lots of participation and questions. He made sure that everyone on the 30 passenger boat had lots of time to see Gators and other wildlife. I wanna go again and hopefully see a Nutria! Booked my tour through Gators and Ghosts who took care of all my arrangements
What a great way to see the swamps. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. When they drop you off they have a nice gift shop and bathrooms. Highly recommend
The shuttle driver Marcel was awesome just a prelude of the tour itself. Captain Daniel was great took us deep into the Bayou in the small boat was able to see a few alligators. Like I mentioned the small boat is definitely worth the extra money.
So much fun. We had a great Cajun guide (T Earl) and got to see a bunch of alligators and birds. We had fun with the captain and members of other boats, as well. Definitely recommend.
Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Waited until we got out in the boat to say we wouldn't be seeing gators which was disappointing however, it was a great tour. We went at the end of December which I should have realized that the weather might play a part but it was worth it anyway. Would recommend and worth the money any time of year!