You’re sure to get your fill of creole cuisine, jazz music, and voodoo lore on your New Orleans vacation, but be sure not to miss the exotic nature waiting just outside the city. Louisiana is known for its iconic swamps, a unique landscape where water and land work in perfect harmony to create an ecosystem full of fantastic plants and wildlife. Encounter alligators, nutria rats, snapping turtles, cypress knees, great egrets, and more when you tour a New Orleans swamp. Choose your level of adventure, and let Tour Big Easy do the rest!
Cruise through the scenic swamplands on this covered boat tour for all ages and physical abilities. Snap photos of iconic swamp scenes of cypress trees covered in Spanish moss, alligators, egrets and more. Float along the bayou as your guide provides education on the unique swamp ecosystem and the creatures you encounter. You might even get to give an alligator a snack!
Take in the incredible sights of Louisiana swampland at high speeds on a New Orleans airboat tour! Zoom across water and land on a one-of-a-kind fan boat that you can only experience in cajun land. Learn about native plants and animals, and hear tales of swamp legends and cajun heritage. Snap gram-worthy pics of iconic swamp scenes, and you might even get a selfie with a baby gator!
Take a thrilling adventure tour through the swamp on the world’s first fully aquatic swamp zipline at ZipNOLA! Encounter cypress trees on sky bridges and a one-of-a-kind spiral cypress tree staircase. Zip on a track of 5 ziplines spanning a half mile through the Maurepas Swamp. Climb the 60-foot high start tower and get a view of the New Orleans skyline like no other. Encounter local wildlife, and even hold a baby gator in the gift shop. A 2000ft elevated spectating deck overlooking the swamp also offers the perfect swamp encounter for those just wanting to take in the sights.
Experience all the uniqueness of New Orleans both in the city and out in nature. A Louisiana swamp tour is a must-do for your New Orleans vacation, and Tour Big Easy has the best. TourBigEasy.com was created to provide visitors to New Orleans a local’s perspective. Our team has grown up on the bayou and has over 130 years of New Orleans living experience! Book your New Orleans swamp tour with us today!