Is a New Orleans swamp tour worth it?

Is a New Orleans swamp tour worth it?

Yes, your swamp tour is more than worth the price of admission: keep in mind that this is a one-of-a-kind adventure that you’ll only find in select parts of the country. It’s also much different from the more common New Orleans experiences, like walking Bourbon Street and taking historic house tours.

Are kayak swamp tours safe?

A swamp tour is a safe, quiet and educational way to view, enjoy and learn about nature and the wildlife. Alligators, turtles, birds, and other wildlife are pointed out by guides. While all swamp tours view the wildlife, only eco-tours follow leave no trace ethics, like not feeding the wildlife.

What is the best time to do a swamp tour?

If you want to see the swamp at the prettiest time of day, we recommend the 9:45 AM tour or the early evening tour. The early morning and evening light has warmer tones than midday. Also, these times don’t have the harsh, full sun or full shade contrast of midday, so it’s much better for photography.

How long is the bayou swamp Tour?

All tours are 1 hour 45 minutes packed with excitement. Give us a call, to join us for a swamp tour New Orleans style. We book up fast! Why book with Bayou Swamp Tours?

How long do swamp tours last?

approximately 2 hours
Daily Swamp Tours Tour is approximately 2 hours long. 22-passenger flat-bottomed boat. Be sure to visit the gift shop for a cold bottle of water and sunscreen. Dress for the weather!

Has an alligator ever attacked a kayak?

Yes, it does happen! Alligators attacking kayaks is certainly not something we can say for sure has never occurred, no matter how much we wish it were so. While the odds of a gator attacking a kayaker are extremely low, paddling in places where alligators are native does come with an increased risk.

What time of day is best for swamp tour in New Orleans?

What time of day is best for swamp tours?

How should I dress for a swamp tour?

On the swamp tour, wear comfortable, loose clothing. After all, you are in the wilderness! Check the forecast for inclement weather, as you might need to bring a rain jacket, especially on the open-air airboat tour. Sandals or athletic shoes are good options for footwear.

What to do if you come across an alligator while kayaking?

The alligator will float along the surface of the water and face you. While doing so, it will open its mouth and hiss to keep you from coming closer. If this happens, stay calm. The alligator simply wants you to leave its territory; slowly paddling away should appease it.