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Zam's Bayou Swamp Tours

141 Kraemer Bayou Rd, Kraemer, LA 70301-7269
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Has to be the best swamp tour ever

This was a brilliant tour, worth every $. It was in two parts: one part was a tour round “the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
eurilla
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Memorable experience

I have so many great things to say about this place. They are so extremely knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Jacob S
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Canton
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A Cajun bayou swamp tour only accessible by boat. See alligators, turtles, birds, fur-bearing animals. French-speaking guides available. A gift shop is available, and an on-site Cajun restaurant is open on weekends. Large groups are also welcome with advance reservations.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“swamp tour” (21 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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141 Kraemer Bayou Rd, Kraemer, LA 70301-7269
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was a brilliant tour, worth every $. It was in two parts: one part was a tour round “the back yard” – their collection of alligators and other animals, including a big snapping turtle. ZZ took us on this tour and he got in...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I have so many great things to say about this place. They are so extremely knowledgeable about swamp life and everything that goes with it. They first take you on a tour of their land which you'll have to see when you go (Probably the...More

Thank Jacob S
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Our family had a great time. This tour is located conveniently close to the best plantations West of New Orleans. You will see alligators even during the winter in the park this family maintains. We learnt a lot about how alligators live, hunt and how...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

First of all you have to visit the shop and the restaurant, such as Ali Baba’s cave. Then the backyard with gators is very impressive. Very warm welcome from our guide (the son of the family) who speaks some words of French Cajun :-) Nice...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We wanted to do a swamp tour, and asked around for a authentic experience. We did not want loud airboats as we wanted to hear what the guides would have to say. We were directed to Zam's, and what a pleasant surprise. Zam's is not...More

1  Thank James D
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had an awesome swamp tour. The kids loved the seeing the alligators up front and personal. ZZ was a fun to talk with and hear his stores...an awesome guide. I would highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I had a great swamp tour conducted by young Zam - Zameriah. The tour company was actually named after his grandmother Azama. While out on the water we saw several alligators, some turtles, plus had interesting conversations about Cajun life and the swamps. Before the...More

Thank Charlie L
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a mystical wonderland of how people in the bayou live their lives. The family has opened their business and hearts for the world to come visit and have a great time. They have a huge pet alligator in their back yard and...More

Thank nicolansam
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Started with the backyard animal tour...alligators and snapping turtles and such.... was very informative. Our guide was Diego, the owner and he is quite the character but full of knowledge of his home on the bayou. He has wonderfully colorful stories to tell and makes...More

Thank youngaprillady
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We really enjoyed our tour with Zeke. He was funny, intelligent, informative about the area, the animals and the life of a cajun. We will come back again when in the area and recommend it to anyone seeking entertainment and honest people.

Thank Diana1947
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I don't know. We were there on a Monday and although the shop was open, and you could wander round the restaurant in the back of the shop and see all the photos and use the restrooms, the kitchen wasn't open that day... More
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