Honey Island Swamp Tour

57 Reviews | New Orleans, USA

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2 hours (Approx.)
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Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Venture into the interior of one of the wildest swamps in America on this guided, 2-hour tour of Honey Island, Louisiana near New Orleans. Join a professional wetland ecologist on a personalized, narrated tour. This protected nature reserve hosts an abundance of wildlife, from egrets and herons, to otters and alligators. The boats are covered to provide shade from the hot Louisiana sun, and cover when the skies open up.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Family friendly
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water



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Average 4.91 out of 5 stars based on 57 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Honey Island Swamp Tour
Rebecca_K, Jan 2022 Verified
Captain Cousins gave us a wonderful tour of the swamp!! While it was the dead of winter, we still very much enjoyed the tour. The Captain’s genuine love of the land and his incredible knowledge made the trip a delight.
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heatherrmayers, Jan 2022 Verified
We came to New Orleans to visit my sister and she recommended we go on a honey island swamp tour. We got Captain Chris and he was great! His tour was an excellent mix of knowledge about plants and animals and humor. We walked away with a better understanding of the nuanced ecosystem in Louisiana and some great pictures of alligators, turtles, bald eagles, ibis, cranes and more!
Honey Island Swamp Tour
Braden E, Dec 2021 Verified
The tour was fun and something of a must do when in Louisiana. Guide was funny, entertaining and it was really cool to watch him call in the raccoons. The experience was worth the time to see the place. Saw a few alligators although even if you do not see the alligators the tour is good enough. The staff was friendly and you will feel southern hospitality from the moment you book.
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554trudib, Dec 2021 Verified
Captain Hunter was great. Beautiful day to be out on the Louisiana waterways. Saw a few gators, and several other swamp species. Hunter was an awesome guide who was both knowledgeable and personable. We would definitely go again.
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I2661YNjessec, Dec 2021 Verified
Wonderful experience. We got to see tons of wildlife and it was amazing to see the homes on the water, too. The guide was super friendly and knowledgeable. I would go again!
Honey Island Swamp Tour
Maxine_Z, Nov 2021 Verified
We had the best time on the bayou! The captain was so knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. We saw birds, raccoons , native trees and other things that were home to the swamp.
Honey Island Swamp Tour
Ashley_M, Nov 2021 Verified
The scenery was beautiful and tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny! My family and I had so much fun and enjoyed every moment of the tour!
Honey Island Swamp Tour
MaryBeth_H, Nov 2021 Verified
We enjoyed seeing the wildlife and learning about the area. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and did a great job narrating the tour through the bayou.
Honey Island Swamp Tour
Xyala_M, Nov 2021 Verified
Our tour guide was amazing!! He was hilarious and very knowledgeable!! I learned so much about the plant and animals of the swamp!!
Honey Island Swamp Tour
amyjW7471QE, Nov 2021 Verified
This swamp tour literally made my vacation. We went in August and even though it was like 150 degrees outside you didn't even notice. There were so many gators to see among other things. The boat captain was funny, friendly and knew his stuff. I would give this 10 stars if i could.

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