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“Authentic and Breathtaking; a glimpse of a fading ecosystem”

Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED: Please call prior to confirm a tour is departing at a scheduled time. Swamp Tour Times: 8am, 9:30am, 11am, 1pm, 4pm, 6pm Located in Breaux Bridge near Lafayette, LA, Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours guided eco boat rides offer insight into Lake Martin's swamp, St. Martin Parish's hidden jewel. Please call for reservation because tour times vary. This professionally guided swamp tour will take you safely through cypress trees and tupelo gum trees draped in Spanish moss. This swamp is home to 205 different species of birds, and inhabits some of the largest alligators you will ever see up close and personal! We are open year round, 7 days a week. We are the only swamp tour at Lake Martin to provide indoor air-conditioned clean restrooms, souvenir shop, including cold drinks, hot dogs, sandwiches, nachos, ice cream, and New Orleans' snowballs! Outdoor covered deck provides seating areas overlooking the water, inside seating areas with A/C, big screen TVs - just to name a few amenities. Come hang out with us for an afternoon and join us on a Cajun Swamp Tour that you will remember for years to come! We can accommodate large groups. Photographers, bring your cameras!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We did this as a romantic afternoon of educational fun with great sights in mind. We saw so many alligators that we lost count. We even got to see a pair of bald eagles. We saw numerous birds, turtles, fish, lizards, and even some baby alligators no bigger than large froglet looking creatures. This was our first time doing a swamp boat tour, and it exceeded our expectations. Bryan was an amazing boat captain, with jokes, history, and facts about all kinds of things bayou, Cajun, and natural. Even the receptionist who answered the phone and took our reservation went above and beyond with super friendly personality and a plethora of information.

We will definitely be back with our children in the future. Worth much more than the 20.00 per person that we paid.

Thank Violet J
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Our group came from CA for business in Baton Rouge. The daily seminars left little room for exploring the sites. However, since it only takes approx. 45 minutes to get to Champagne’s Swamp Tours in Breaux Bridge, we decided to attempt a swamp tour after class one day. Bryan was very accommodating and sensitive to our time limitations. Pam in the office was very friendly and her diligence in phone correspondence was instrumental in getting us on the tour schedule.

Our whole group enjoyed themselves on the tour and were able to get some amazing photos of the sunset; simply beautiful among the trees and moss of the swamp. Bryan is very knowledgeable and humorous as well, he had us all laughing with his stories. We even had a few surprises, but I don’t want to give it all away.

If you have a chance, you should take Champagne’s swamp tour. Please don’t let the 45-minute drive from Baton Rouge discourage a swamp tour on Lake Martin. 100% worth it!

Rebecca

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The BEST tour we've ever experienced!! Bryan & Pam were so friendly, accommodating & knowledgeable - they MADE this tour. We felt as though we were hanging out with friends or family. Bryan took us through the swamp and the lake stopping frequently to point things out & give us the history. Truly an awesome tour! We had a group of 6 and highly recommend Champagne's! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

1  Thank JeremiRice
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

The whole experience was great . The lady that took our call was a hoot great voice and too cute to listen too! Very helpful and nice. The Captin Byran was a hoot too his driving around those speed bumps in the swamp left us breathless lol and he knew all the tree's around the swamp and their names! LOl Great trip and really great price too! Thanks to all !

1  Thank Linda E
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

We really didn't know how educational a swamp tour would be. It was educational AND beautiful. Our guide Forrest, showed us the difference between the Boyou, Swamp, Lake, and river. Forrest was very well informed, and although we know he's done the tour many times, we felt it was like his first.


We saw many Alligators and wildlife, but never felt danger at all. It was well worth the money. In fact, we thought it was worth more than we were charged.

Also, a great experience for your children, and a great way to teach them to respect the beauty of nature and wild life.

1  Thank marta k
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