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Review of Cajun Encounters

Cajun Encounters
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New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour With Transport
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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Loved it!”
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit very much. Chuck was an amazing tour guide! We saw snakes, turtles, alligators, and beautiful trees and plants. I highly recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank TexSchan
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“Spring Break”
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Our tour guide Chuck did an amazing job of showing us the sights. He was funny and knowledgeable. I highly recommend the tour, we saw alligators, snakes, wild boars and how the locals live in the swamp.

Visited March 2014
Thank TezShan
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
1 review
“Very Cool Experience”
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Was not expecting to see the wildlife that we did at this time of year, we were pleasantly surprised! We were able to see alligators, boars, raccoons, fish, snakes, and many of them were up close enough to get quality pictures. Our boat captain, Greg was very nice and funny, I would recommend him if you have the opportunity. He had an answer for every question and knew the wildlife and swamp very well. We went on a boat with 20 other people and I found it to be very personal unlike some of the other reviews said, which was very nice. I highly recommend this tour as it is an awesome experience and less than $30 a person as well.

Visited March 2014
Thank Chase385
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Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“7 ft Alligator! Amazing swamp tour!”
Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect but this tour was great! Only 45 min outside NOLA was less than $100 for whole fam(4 people) for 2 hours of swamp tour! Bishop was our tour guide- he was funny and full of of info about local wildlife, stories, and folklore!!!! Saw 7 alligators, wild pigs, nutria, snakes etc!!!! Def worth the trip!!!

Thank CHulgan
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Conroe, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“We had a great time!”
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We loved the tour. We had Captain Sonny, who was pretty humorous and had a lot of information. We had a little issue with the boat (it broke down) but within minutes we had a new boat to the rescue. While we were waiting for the boat to arrive Capt. Sonny gave us a lot of information on the swamp and the animals that live in the area. Even with the boat issue it was such an amazing tour and would do it again in a heartbeat without hesitation. I had no issues with staff, in fact the ladies at the counter and who answered the phone were great and extremely helpful. My only issue was there was a very long line and the lines didn't move that fast so I recommend that you get to the Slidell office as early as possible.

Visited September 2013
Thank Itzme01
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