5 hrs
All Ages
Minimum Age
New Orleans

New Orleans Swamp Tour

Best Full Day Tour. City and Wildlife

Enjoy the history and culture as you drive through some of the most interesting and beautiful neighborhoods of New Orleans on a private swamp tour. We then head down to the bayous where you will take a one hour and 45-minute airboat or flat-bottom swamp adventure. Please let me know what type of boat you would like to ride on.

Experience an indelible part of the state’s past, present, and future. Visit the mysterious and exquisite swamps throughout south Louisiana, home to one of the planet’s richest and most diverse ecosystems.

Perceived as beautiful and menacing, south Louisiana’s ancient swamps have long captivated writers, historians, and travelers. Modern-day explorers still have an intense curiosity about the beauty found in Louisiana swamps—the untouched nature and groves of gnarled cypress trees dripping with lush Spanish moss.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION You will be picked up from your location
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive promptly 15-30 minutes before your adventure.
WHAT TO BRING Dress comfortably. Bring your camera!
  • Picked up at hotel or alternate location 

  • Private narrated driving tour of some of New Orleans’ most iconic neighborhoods like the French Quarter, Garden District, Uptown, Mid City, and City Park

  • Head out to the swamp, a 30-45-minute ride outside New Orleans, for an airboat tour

  • 1.5-hour airboat tour through the Louisiana swamps

    • Airboats accommodate 6-16 passengers so you may be joined by additional guests during your tour

    • You will have opportunities to see alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons, and ibis. We sometimes even see hawks, owls and bald eagles. It’s fast! It’s fun! It’s the best airboat tour in New Orleans!

Sites Covered

French Quarter | Jackson Square | Saint Louis Cathedral | French Market

Garden District | St Charles Ave | New Orleans Swamp 

What’s Included

  • Pickup and Drop off at approved locations
  • Licensed Tour Guide/Driver
  • Private Luxury Transportation
  • Fully Narrated Tour
  • Airboat swamp tour tickets

What’s Extra

  • Food, drinks, snacks​
  • Souvenirs 
  • Estimated local cash needed
    • $25-$50 U.S.

Participants will have to provide car seats for passengers under 2 years old

  • From booking to 30 days before the start of the tour: $100 cancellation fee
  • Less than 30 days before the start of the tour: 100% cancellation fee.

Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.

New Orleans Swamp Tour

Base Price and additional price per-person, up to 5 people
$525 + $95PP

This adventure is operated by Michaela’s Private New Orleans Tours