For a small city, the reputation of New Orleans is quite large. New Orleans’ food, music, culture, and history have been heard all over the world, so it’s not surprising that most tourists have an idea about the city even before stepping afoot. Its European-style architecture, Creole cuisine, and other lively activities are some of the things that make a trip to this city really enjoyable. An adrenaline-pumping city introduction will be experienced with the boat tours of New Orleans. With the best New Orleans cruise tours, you will see some animals like alligators, birds, turtles, and snakes in their natural habitat as you pass through a swamp. But if you prefer to try a more relaxed atmosphere, the evening cruise tours are what you need.
When talking about food matters, New Orleans does not joke around. The city’s cuisine is quite exceptional as it collaborates with influences from the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa. Taste the most popular dishes and drinks in the city such as gumbo, crawfish etouffee, and bananas foster with the New Orleans food tours. Learn many things about the city’s Spanish and French heritage and tour famous spots like Jackson Square, Creole Cottage, and Shotgun House by joining these walking tours of New Orleans. If you wish to go beyond, you can possibly do so through the New Orleans day trips and excursions that will bring you outside the city!
Time and budget are every traveler’s enemy. There is so much to see and do in New Orleans, so maybe you’re thinking that your time and money will not enough. But we find ways here at Tripindicator. To ensure you an all-out trip to this city, we have customized our list with top-rated options that garnered good feedbacks from previous guests. Our tours are also affordable so you don’t have to worry about blowing your pockets. Feel free to compare tours in order to get what you want out of your vacation.
New Orleans Cruise & Boat Tours Price
Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans (6 hours 15 minutes)
Large Airboat Swamp Tour with New Orleans Pick Up (2 hours)
Small-Group Swamp Tour by Airboat with Downtown New Orleans Pickup (2 hours)
New Orleans Airboat Ride (2 hours)
New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour with Transportation (2 hours)
Experience two great New Orleans day trips in one with this 6-hour trip including Destrehan Plantation and an airboat swamp tour. Visit the oldest documented plantation in the lower Mississippi Valley followed by an exciting ride in a 16-passenger...Read more
Experience the thrill of riding a 16-passenger airboat on a 2-hour New Orleans swamp tour, with informative narration provided by the captain. See alligators and other wildlife in their natural habitat during the adrenaline-fueled ride. This family-friendly tour includes the convenience of hotel transport from downtown...Read more
Experience the other Swamp Tour in New Orleans. This destination is only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Hold onto your hat! This New Orleans airboat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour and part ride. This boat has a maximum of six to nine passengers to ensure a small, personal and uncrowded...Read more
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...Read more
Meet your guide for pickup in downtown New Orleans and head for a 2-hour boat tour in Honey Island Swamp, a wildlife preserve that is one of the last protected wetlands in Louisiana. Visit a Cajun village only accessible by boat; learn about the animals and plants in the lush swamps; and get close to wildlife with an expert local...Read more
Take a 2 hour, 30 minute cruise down the great Mississippi River aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Enjoy a narrated tour with a licensed historian describing 300-years of New Orleans history; from the founding of the city by the LeMoyne Brothers to the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina. During your cruise the vessel will dock at Chalmette...Read more
The Oak Alley plantation tour is one of the most magnificent plantation tours near New Orleans because of the 28 evenly spaced, huge Oak Trees that go from the river road to the Plantation House. The Greek Revival home dates back to 1837. Located on the grounds is a restaurant, blacksmith shop, Souvenir Shop and antique farm equipment. Next up is...Read more
See the Cajuns of the Bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxed comfort of our covered New Orleans Swamp Tour Boats, you will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery and a fishing village! You'll admire the wildlife that made the Barataria Swamps...Read more
A grand mélange presentation of Cajun and Creole cultures starting with a boat tour of the cypress swamps. Visit Laura Plantation, built in 1804, and learn about Laura's personal family saga. Enjoy a traditional lunch in the elegant dining room of Houmas House Plantation, followed by a guided tour of this grand mansion. The small-group atmosphere...Read more
Get ready for an exhilarating 1.5 hour airboat ride deep into secluded bayous in Cajun Country. You will see all sorts of wildlife on your journey - alligators, giant catfish and nutrias. Then, continue onto Destrehan Plantation for a glimpse into the historic past of New Orleans. The small-group atmosphere ensures a more personal...Read more
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...Read more
Oak Alley Plantation features picturesque Oak Trees, beautiful landscaping, an elegant 1837 Greek Revival style plantation house, a blacksmith shop, a restaurant, and antique farm equipment. Guests will get a tour of the Oak Alley’s house and time to explore. After your plantation tour, you will experience the best of both: an educational swamp...Read more
Combine two excellent New Orleans day trips with this 6-hour experience visiting Destrehan Plantation and going on a swamp tour. This Plantaiton is the closest Plantation to the Fench Quarter. Visit the 1787 Antebellum housein the Mississippi Valley, including an 1811 slave revolt museum/cabin on the grounds along with its massive oak...Read more
On this full-day tour, you'll be driven to the Oak Alley Plantation House, then see the Cajuns of the bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Located about an hour and a half outside the city of New Orleans, Oak Alley is one of the most magnificent plantation tours because of the 28, evenly spaced, huge Oak Trees that go from the...Read more
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi. Board your riverboat to the delightful tunes of the Steam Calliope. Experience the sights and sounds of river life that enchanted characters...Read more
Nowhere is Louisiana’s wildlife more abundant than in the swamps and bayous of New Orleans. Take a boat ride through these swamps and bayous and be on the lookout for alligators, raccoons, snakes, turtles and native birds. Hear stories from your guide about local Cajun culture and the mysteries of the swamps and...Read more
This combination tour combines the best of the best! The best swamp tour with the best plantation along River Road.
See a variety of wildlife on a swamp boat ride and explore an authentic southern plantation on this tour from New Orleans. See alligators, egrets, raccoons and snakes during your ride around a private Louisiana swamp after...Read more
Enjoy a fully narrated city tour of historic New Orleans, where you will visit the world famous French Quarter, Jackson Square, Audubon Park and even uncover the mysteries surrounding Voodoo. Then take to the waters for a cruise on the Mississippi River. The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place....Read more
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails, and all the beautiful New Orleans sites, while also exploring the newly renovated riverboat....Read more