"Swamp Tour" Swamp Tours Tip by Zarah

Swamp Tours, New Orleans: 42 reviews and 81 photos

  gators with a sweet tooth
by Zarah

The swamp tour was surprisingly a lot of fun. You drive out of the city for about 45 minutes to board a boat for your tour. The tour took a few hours, and we thought that we wouldn?t really see much?but we were surprised to see as much as we did. The captain spotted plenty of gators - small ones and giant ones -throughout the duration of the tour. He would entice the gators to come closer to the boat by throwing marshmallows into the water ? forget raw steak or chicken, these gators have a sweet tooth. Aside from that, the weeping willows along the water were beautiful to look at. It was great for bird watching too. It was even funnier to see real hillbillies living off the swamp.

I didn?t think the swamp tour was going to be much, but it proved to be a great time. I would highly recommend this activity. The boat ride provides some quiet moments to take in the interesting scenery.

Address: Several Swamp Tour Companies to choose from
Directions: Located throughout the City of New Oleans
Phone: +(1)504-275-6674
Website: http://www.neworleansonline.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 26, 2004
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