The next time you’re in the New Orleans area, and you’re looking for a little adventure that is off the beaten path, come and experience a summer airboat ride at Airboat Adventures!
Airboat Adventures in Lafitte, only 30 minutes away from the French Quarter and New Orleans, offers personal Swamp Tours through the bayous and swamps of South Louisiana. Just minutes away from the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, we offer visitors a break from the hustle and bustle the typical visit to New Orleans. Our summer tours take you on an expansive look at over 20,000 acres of swamp, allowing you to take in the beauty and some of the many inhabitants that make up this dynamic ecosystem. Some of the animals you’ll see on an Airboat Adventures tour include alligators, snakes, turtles, herons, egrets, and sometimes hawks, owls and bald eagles! White-tailed deer, nutria, raccoons and other mammals are sometimes visible, although they become mainly nocturnal during the summer months.
The most popular Airboat Swamp Tour in New Orleans offers several different packages to choose from, and can accommodate any size party. We feature 6 to 8 passenger airboats for smaller groups and 15 to 27 passenger airboats for the larger groups. Airboat Adventures also will do longer tours, shorter tours or our popular evening sunset tours in for a small additional fee. Our tours normally last approximately 2 hours or so and provides an inside look at some of Louisiana’s most beautiful scenery. Moss-draped cypress trees and huge tupelo-gum trees provide an incredible backdrop for that action and adventure produced by the alligators on the tour.
All of the tours at Airboat Adventures are booked via telephone, so call 1-888-467-9267 to check on pricing and availability. We offer pickup and drop-off services to all of the hotels located in downtown New Orleans, just call us to arrange it. Whenever you’re ready for a break from Bourbon Street, come and enjoy the regal beauty that is the Louisiana swamp in your very own Swamp Tour from Airboat Adventures.