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Cajun Encounters

#2 of 6 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Slidell Features Animals
55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461
+1 504-834-1770
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A 20 year old locally owned and operated tour company providing highly rated, comfortable, fun, and educational tours of the swamps, city, cemeteries, and plantations in and around New Orleans. We recruit and train the most knowledgeable tour guides and boat captains in the city, and design our boats and buses to be comfortable and safe, providing an unparalleled experience of the city. Swamp Tours: Take a guided tour of the famous Honey Island Swamp. You'll glide through gator territory and hear all about the swamp and its natural inhabitants from our highly knowledgeable, certified captains. See gators and wildlife up close and personal as you explore narrow slews that only our boats are built to navigate. Plantation Tours: Step back in time and explore two of New Orleans' most famous plantations: Oak Alley, an Antebellum Plantation, and Laura, A Creole Plantation. We'll pick you up from your hotel and take you down the historic Mississippi River Road in the comfort of our air conditioned, air ride buses. City Tours: We'll take you to all the must-see landmarks on your list, including the French Quarter, Garden District, Marigny, and more. Our buses are designed for your supreme comfort with powerful air conditioning, air ride technology, and seamless windows for the best views. If you want to experience New Orleans, Cajun Encounters Tour Company is dedicated to showing you the best the city has to offer.
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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
55345 Highway 90 East, Slidell, LA 70461
+1 504-834-1770
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on July 22, 2017. Captain Dan was our guide. He did a great job of showing us the wildlife and giving us information about the area. We saw a lot of alligators, wild boar, and raccoon. This was a highlight of our vacation....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our swamp tour was the closer for a fantastic weekend in New Orleans. Captain Jason couldn't have been more knowledgeable & accommodating. It's he has a love for this land, the wildlife & his guests. We will return for sure!!!

Thank pattilovesmanny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have booked the swamp tour on Sunday morning at 9:30 AM as last activity before going to MSY airport and fly home to Germany. The place filled up quickly, but groups on the boats were 20 or less. Our captain was very outspoken about...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 truly enjoyed the tour, Captain Al, and the plethora of information shared. My husband and I were as entertained as our children. The alligators literally swim up to the boat like they have heard the ring of an ice cream truck....More

Thank mnicowill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Cajun Encounters on July 22, 2017. Capt. Teddy was our tour guide and he was excellent. Full of knowledge of the swamp, alligators and had great stories to tell. We really enjoyed this tour! We decided on this tour because of the reviews...More

Thank philash04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place for an afternoon with our mission trip group. Lots of information shared by the boat captain along the way. We stopped counting after seeing 40 gators! Really neat how they rise out of the water next to the boat. Small...More

Thank Todd V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this tour company having read lots for reviews online and reading their website and then hoping for the best. However this tour was amazing, well organised and informative. We booked online the night before and managed to print out the confirmation, once we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great tour. The guide got us out there and gave us all of his knowledge. Saw lots of alligators.

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great experience from start to finish. Booking was easy, and the bus driver gave me a call just before arriving to let me know our stop was next. The bus driver was informative on the way out to the swamp. The gift...More

Thank KonaRider13
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We are so glad we chose Cajun Encounters to take some out of town guest for the day. There are other tours out there but not as informative and professional as this group! If anybody wants to see the best southern Louisiana has to offer...More

1  Thank mikelfrance
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21 June 2017|
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Response from cindy l | Reviewed this property |
We did the early morning tour and we definitely got our money's worth. The weather was perfect, the breeze once on the water was terrific. If it's too hot, the animals won't be out. Don't think it would be an issue with... More
30 March 2017|
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Response from Terrance N | Reviewed this property |
yes the 3 boats seen at the dock on the day of our tour was covered.