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    Airboat Ride (4 hr)

    Take a thrilling airboat ride through the wetlands near New Orleans and plenty of alligators on this active, family-friendly tour! Travel over bayous and open waterways around the colorful, historic fishing village of Jean Lafitte, named after a 19th-century smuggler. Spy alligators in the wild -- as well as raccoons, native birds and large river rodents called nutria -- as your native guide provides commentary. Your 4-hour tour includes round-trip transport from New Orleans and 1.5 hours on the boat. This tour is an easy way to get out and experience the rich natural landscape around New Orleans. Travel by air-conditioned coach from central New Orleans to the nearby fishing village of Jean Lafitte, named after an 18th-century smuggler. Home to a variety of diverse cultures, this area surrounded by Lousiana bayous has been the site of extensive logging operations, sugar and rice plantations and animal trapping enterprises over the years. Today, the people's simple way of life is a marked contrast to the hustle-bustle of New Orleans.

    In Jean Lafitte, you can get some snacks (own expense) and check out an albino alligator exhibit before boarding your choice of a small or large airboat, a vessel that relies on an aircraft-type propeller mounted on its back to move it forward. Feel the wind in your hair as your move swiflty over the wetlands.

    Your native boat captain will talk about the history and culture of the area and point out wildlife as you travel. See lots of alligators lurking in the marshes, as well as local birds, raccoons and nutria -- giant river rodents that call the bayous home.

    Conclude your 4-hour family-friendly escape to the Louisiana wetlands with coach transport back to central New Orleans.
    Airboat Ride (4 hr)

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Experience the untamed side of New Orleans on an airboat tour through Louisiana's famous wetland swamps
    • Explore marshes and travel deep into secluded bayous for amazing sights with your native guide
    • Cruise up to 45 mph while enjoying the lush scenery and looking for wildlife
    • Conclude your 4-hour family-friendly escape with coach transport back to central New Orleans
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    The Bayou Bike Tour

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    Explore the beautiful city of New Orleans as you ride along the majestic Bayou St. John on this incredible bike tour. You'll start out at Louis Armstrong Park and make your way to Tremé, the historic neighborhood famous for its brass bands. Along the way you'll make stops at St. Louis #3 Cemetery and see the largest collection of one hundred year old oak trees in the delightful City Park. Whether you're a local or a visiting tourist, The Bayou Tour is the perfect way to get outside and enjoy the city. See you there!
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    The Bayou Bike Tour

    626 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Bike along the beautiful Bayou St. John and take in the exquisite sights
    • Learn the history of the magical body of water and the people it influenced
    • Stop and relax in the most vibrant neighborhoods of New Orleans
    • Enjoy the fresh air and get a nice, leisurely work out
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    Bayou Tour of Cajun Country

    Welcome to Cajun Country, the heart of French culture in Louisiana! Discover the history of the Cajun people as you travel through wild cypress swamps and over the Mississippi River on an impressive suspended bridge, and along vast sugarcane fields. Listen to your local guide tell a unique story of the odyssey of the Cajun people while you spot Bayau native creatures like alligators and herons. After this peaceful ride, explore his picturesque swamp zoo on Bayou Boeuf. For a unique tour with a little dash of Cajun spice - look no further!

    Driving out to Cajun Country, you will travel through wild cypress swamps, over the Mississippi River on an impressive suspended bridge, and along vast sugarcane fields, as your guide tells a unique story of the odyssey of the Cajun people.

    Enjoy a narrated boat tour (about 1.5 hours duration) on winding bayous in remote cypress swamps. Your Cajun guide, also an alligator hunter and fur trapper, shares his knowledge of the swamp including reptile habits, healing plants and exotic birds.

    After this peaceful ride, explore his picturesque swamp zoo on Bayou Boeuf.

    Tours are operated in top of the line 13 passenger vans ensuring the greatest of comfort and personalized service.

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    Bayou Tour of Cajun Country

    Downtown, New Orleans

    • Explore the history of Cajun Country, the heart of French culture in Louisiana
    • Cruise past scenic sugarcane fields and through wild cypress swamps over the Mississippi River
    • Hear unique stories of the odyssey of the Cajun people from your local guide
    • Spot native Bayou creatures like alligators and herons on your peaceful ride
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    New Orleans French Quarter & Garden District Bike Tour

    American currency is great and all -- American nickels, American dimes, American pennies... but one of the best all-time units of money HAS to be The French Quarter. Ok, we apologize for that terrible joke. Let us make it up to you with this incredible tour of New Orleans' aforementioned landmark neighborhood, not to mention the Garden District as well. You'll see some of the most historically significant locations in the city, alongside an expert local guide who will bring to life the colorful stories and characters of New Orleans' past. Tour highlights include gorgeous homes in the Garden District, the famous Lafayette Cemetery, the Irish Channel Neighborhood, Magazine Street, and Coliseum Square Park. This is one tour you don't want to miss!
    New Orleans French Quarter & Garden District Bike Tour

    214 Decatur St , New Orleans

    • Enjoy a fantastic tour of some of the most beautiful parts of New Orleans, including the French Quarter and the Garden District
    • Spend time at popular hangouts, seeing iconic architecture, cool bars, fine restaurants, and gorgeous mansions
    • Get in a pleasant stroll through one of the ultimate American destinations
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    Garden District Walking Tour (Prytania)

    Once the original city of Lafayette, this elegant district of New Orleans was created in the 1800s to rival the magnificence of the French Quarter and provide a space for wealthy Americans to disconnect their business lives from their home lives. Today, it is home to the rich and famous of New Orleans and continues to be a sight of beauty and prosperity in the city. On this walking tour, you'll learn all about the history of the area and explore the locations that make it so beloved. You'll also hear about why one of the oldest street car lines in the country, the St. Charles Line, was created here and how this impacted the development of the area. Explore the Lafayette Cemetery and discover why it differs in design from other burial lands in the city.
    Garden District Walking Tour (Prytania)

    Prytania St and Washington Ave, New Orleans

    • Take a walking tour through the history and beauty of the former city of Lafayette
    • Explore the stunning architecture and see the homes of famous residents
    • Visit the Lafayette Cemetery as you learn about the history behind its design
    • Discover an important piece of New Orleans history
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    Ghost and Vampire Haunted Walking Tour

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    Disease, disaster, sinister spirits, and murder most foul: French Quarter Phantoms’ New Orleans Ghost tour and Vampire Tour combo is spooky fun! Join us on our walking tour for historically accurate tales of local hauntings and vampire lore. Hear the real story of Madame LaLaurie and the LaLaurie Mansion. Your Ghost and Vampire walking tours are guided by Master Storytellers who are fully licensed by the City of New Orleans. It’s the French Quarter you want to know, as only we can show it to you! Tours begin at 6 pm and 8 pm Nightly. French Quarter Phantoms Ghost and Vampire combo tour is about One hour and forty five minutes in length with a walking distance of just under one mile.
    Ghost and Vampire Haunted Walking Tour

    718 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Embark on a storytelling tour of New Orleans featuring some of its most harrowing urban legends
    • Tour the French Quarter with a knowledgeable guide who will introduce you to its expansive culture
    • Check out some of the neighborhood's mythical haunts, including the LaLaurie Mansion
    • Enjoy the thrill of being seriously frightened as you let your imagination run wild
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    Cemetery and French Quarter Walking Tour

    New Orleans has seen it all. From pirates to European aristocrats, there's really no limit to who has found a home in the Crescent City. Discover all of the area's unique characters on this walking tour through time. You'll make your way through the French Quarter and visit famous sites like St. Louis Cathedral, the French Market, and Jackson Square. You'll also stroll through the "city of the dead" as you visit the grave site of infamous voodoo queen Marie Laveau. Your tour guide will share interesting facts about each location as you move through the city, connecting centuries of rich history and culture.
    Cemetery and French Quarter Walking Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Tour the French Quarter and learn about its many interesting inhabitants through the centuries
    • Visit sites like Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral
    • See the burial site of infamous voodoo queen Marie Laveau
    • Discover a rich history of cultures and personalities that has shaped the Crescent City
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    French Quarter Ghost & Legends Tour

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    You'll feel chills run down your spine as you embark on a paranormal adventure in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Your offbeat tour guide will share eerie facts as you go from location to location, visiting spots where ghost sightings and paranormal activity have been experienced throughout the city's history. You'll make your way to the legendary Vieux Carre, where hauntings still take place, and even grab a drink at a haunted bar. Police records, city archives, and professional investigations set the roadmap, piecing together an incredible haunted history and making believers out of the most serious of skeptics.
    French Quarter Ghost & Legends Tour

    723 St Peter St, New Orleans

    • Listen as your tour guide spills spooky secrets about ghost sightings and paranormal investigations
    • Get your heart racing as you visit a haunted bar
    • Experience the paranormal side of New Orleans
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    Voodoo History Tour

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    Forget what you've seen on TV. On this tour you'll get a true look into Voodoo and how it has played an important role in the enchanting history of New Orleans. Your professional tour guide will take you from location to location as you learn about the history of Voodoo in the city and the madness that gripped its residents for over a century. You'll also make your way to true Voodoo altars and discover the many myths that surround the culture, receiving an educational introduction to an often misunderstood way of life. If you've ever wondered what Voodoo is really all about, here's your chance to find out.
    Voodoo History Tour

    723 St Peter St, New Orleans

    • Explore the incredible history of Voodoo in New Orleans
    • Listen as your tour guide dispels myths and shares secrets of the Voodoo culture
    • Indulge in the spooky experience of visiting real Voodoo altars
    • Investigate a fascinating and frightening side of the city's history
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