New Orleans Airboat Ride

609 Reviews | New Orleans, USA

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2 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Take a break from the hustle-bustle of New Orleans and escape to nature on this exhilarating, family-friendly airboat ride! Spot alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets and herons as you take a fast, fun ride over a tidewater cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Admire moss-covered cypress and tupelo-gum trees as you explore bayous teeming with life and take advantage of incredible photo ops.

This small-group tour is limited to eight people (small airboat) or 25 people (large airboat) to allow for better views of the wildlife.

Please note: If you book the self-drive option you will not receive hotel pick up



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Average 4.80 out of 5 stars based on 609 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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gigijq018, Nov 2021 Verified
Had a great time & saw so many alligators! Cory was our guide and he was funny, knowledgeable and a bit crazy! Being from the Northeast, this was an adventure I wouldn’t normally do, so it was memorable & fun
Emily_R, Nov 2021 Verified
This. was. awesome. I got so close to a gator I legit thought he was going to eat my hand if I stuck it out. Our guide was knowledgable and hilarious, I was laughing the entire time. You can BYOB, and there is a bar in the waiting area before you hop on the boat. 10/10 recommend this, it is a bit of a drive from the city, but totally worth it.
KEA8417, Nov 2021 Verified
Everything was perfect. The bus driver was excellent and pointed out some interesting information, the air boat ride was incredible and the guide was amazing. He was entertaining and informative and you could tell he cared very deeply for the area, both the community and the wildlife. We went mid November and it was warm but buddle up a bit because it is cold when the airboat gets fast. Also, our bus couldn't pick us up directly in front of our hotel due to the location and had to call us to let us know. I don't remember seeing that anywhere when we booked but I could have missed it. The driver called us since we weren't at the correct pickup location and easily guided us to the right place.
Keith_W, Nov 2021 Verified
My most memorable moment is when the alligator gave in to let the visitors check them out and to feed them along the way
Robin_G, Nov 2021 Verified
Was an absolute fantastic experience. Captain Corey was great, told fun stories and answered all our questions no matter how silly. Would love to go again. The only suggestion would be to match the type of airboat to what is in the ad as it was a little deceptive.
George_N, Nov 2021 Verified
Unexpected, educational, unbelievable, great experience!! Felt safe, emotional, and lucky. Tour guide very knowledgeable and interesting.
Hopeton_S, Nov 2021 Verified
Overall a great ride . Really enjoyed my time there . T Earl was the funniest caption and took good care of us . And saw some big gators !!
Deborah_K, Nov 2021 Verified
Our guide on the airboat was excellent. He took us to a lot of areas where we got to see alligators. He also gave us a lot of information about the area. The ride on the airboat was exciting.
Lawrence_M, Nov 2021 Verified
Fantastic tour! Great pilot / tour guide, would recommend for everyone regardless of age…so much fun!
Tabbatha_S, Nov 2021 Verified
Only reason I am giving them 5 stars is because our Guide was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING however all the experience leading up to going was terrible customer service from buying the tickets to trying to fix the tickets was horrible they tried to keep 2 out of my 4 tickets that I bought and paid for !!!! But the guide was amazing the trip was fun just definitely don’t expect anyone other than the guide and bartenders to be nice to you

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