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Five Myths of the Swamp

January 27, 2015 Blog

The swamp is a mysterious place, teeming with wild animals and plantlife. Behind cascading Spanish Moss lie secrets of the swamp that those outside it will never know. But there are some things we do know for sure. If you aren't immersed in swamp… Read More »

Swamp Speak: Cajun Terms & Phrases

January 15, 2015 Blog

You might have noticed we talk a little bit differently down here in Louisiana. Although we speak English for the most part, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll understand us. Part of the unique Cajun heritage of our swamp tour captains … Read More »

Benefits of Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands

November 17, 2014 Blog

Economic Impacts of Coastal Wetlands to Louisiana and the Nation The site of the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour is part of the Louisiana wetlands which are vital to the economy and sustainability of the Gulf Coast. If you’re wondering exactly what … Read More »

Meet Our Captains

November 7, 2014 Blog

Our captains are the stars of the show at the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour. Each one has their own distinct personality and brings their own brand of flavor to the swamp tour experience. The best part about all of our captains is that they are all from ri… Read More »

Five Reasons To Bring Kids to the Swamp

October 21, 2014 Blog

Whether you’re a teacher thinking about the next great field trip idea or a parent planning your child’s upcoming birthday party, the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour is an excellent choice for either scenario! If you need convincing, just take a … Read More »

Going Green: Plants of the Swamp

October 7, 2014 Blog

There’s no doubt that the wild animals are the main attraction on a Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, but for botany buffs, there are also many interesting species of plants to seek out. Next time you take a swamp or airboat tour, look out for these maj… Read More »

Introduction to the Gulf Coast Wetlands

September 30, 2014 Blog

By definition, the site of the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour is classified as a wetland, as it’s made up of waterways that weave through the land of the Barataria Preserve. That being said, wetlands are pretty important to us and whether or not they … Read More »

Infographic: Alligator Facts

September 17, 2014 Blog

Alligators are arguably the main attractions at the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour. Alligators are the veritable kings and queens of the swamp. So with that in mind, why not try to better understand them? That's why we've created this infographic to… Read More »

Top Memories From Our Swamp Tour

September 8, 2014 Blog

One of our favorite things about running a swamp tour in New Orleans is meeting new people from all over the world and all walks of life every day. We especially love when we hear back about their experiences, so we asked our Facebook fans to share s… Read More »

Swamp Animals of Louisiana

September 3, 2014 Blog

Animals of the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour Without a doubt, the top attraction at the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, just 30 minutes from the New Orleans French Quarter, is the exotic wildlife indigenous to the area that makes the swamp tour such a special … Read More »

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