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!
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.