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Jean Lafitte's Swamp Tour

Trained navigators escort you into the murky waters of Louisiana swamps where you will come face to face with the beauty and beasts of nature.

What to expect on a carriage tour?

When pairing a carriage tour with a swamp tour, you're sure to get the best of both worlds...and by worlds, we mean both Cajun and Creole Culture. 

The Cajuns are the people that live out in the swamplands and the Creoles where the refined, French-speaking aristocrats of the city who mostly inhabited the French Quarter.

With your carriage tour, expect to discover so many fascinating facts about the history, culture, and architecture of our city which were ruled by both the French and the Spanish. 

If you're looking for an authentic way to make the most out of your trip to New Orleans, look no further! 

New Orleans Tour Attractions Packages Royal Carriages and Jean Lafitte's Swamp Tour

What to expect with Jean Lafitte's Swamp Tour:

Get up close and personal with real live alligators and travel by boat through the heart of South Louisiana's preserved swamplands of the Jean Lafitte National Park and Barataria Preserve.

Named after the pirates who assisted Major General Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans, these swamps are abundant with moss draped cypress trees and an assortment of wildlife including alligators, raccoons, hogs, birds, and more. 

Each boat captain is a real Cajun (accent included) and is very familiar with the history and lore of the swamp and the wild creatures that call the swamp home. 

Call (504) 943-8820 to book! 

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Anyone coming to New Orleans NEEDS to do this tour! We did the History and Haunts Tour and even though I thought I knew a lot about NOLA, I learned so much, those details they don't print in the history books. Our tour guide was SO knowledgeable and friendly, throwing in little-known tips and recommendations - you could tell he loves what he does, it really shows and it's infectious.

TripAdvisor Member: Jennifer J, USA

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