Swamp tours, airboat rides, 2,500 sq. miles of swamp and vast wetlands, exotic wildlife, breathtaking flora, reptiles big and gigantic, alligator farm, wildlife park.
Our authentic swamp tours will take you far beyond the imaginable and deep into the unbelievable. Hop aboard one of our many swamp tours, and be prepared for a thrilling journey into the unknown and unexpected. Enter our mysterious swamps; find yourself surrounded by a brilliant canopy of flora; and come face-to-face with the denizens of this incredibly unique eco-system. From nutria, otter, wild cat and black bear to brightly plummed exotic birds and a wide assortment of reptiles--including the ancient kings of the swamps, the ferocious alligators (some measuring up to 13 feet in length).
Hometown of History Channel’s popular TV series, Houma showcases some of the most pristine swamps in the Atchafalaya Basin. Visitors can tour the swamps by airboat, pontoon boat, canoe, and even by air in a small plane! Experience the beauty of Louisiana’s Bayou Country at our birding and wildlife observation areas, including the Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Trail. The very first swamp tour was started by Houma native, Alligator Annie Miller. Alligator Annie once said, “I’d fit the world in my boat if I could and show ‘em this place. I’ve got a pretty good start on it.”
Captain Wendy will take you through a cypress swamp, across lakes and down bayous. Along the way you will also see wading birds, water fowl, alligators and vibrant flora. No credit cards.
Captain Billy Gaston conducts each tour through scenic bayous, showing birds, turtles and alligators. Cajun Man tours are held on a comfortable 49 passenger, covered vessel. Tours take place Monday - Saturday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Alligators fed daily on tour. Call for reservations.
3718 Southdown Mandalay Road
Houma, LA 70360
Enjoy Mandalay Wildlife Refuge, marsh, swamps, bayous and wildlife. Learn about Alligator Annie. Call for reservations. No credit cards.
240 Fandal Road
Gibson, LA 70356
Three-hour boat tour covering 15,000 years of history and ecology. Walking is part of the tour. Call for reservations. No credit cards.
Customized tour going deep into the swamps and marshes where boats are unable to venture. Credit cards not accepted. Open daily. Hours vary by season.
Located at Houma-Terrebonne Airport. Take off using swamps and bayous as your runway. See birds, alligators, deer, shrimp boats, oil rigs and Indian mounds. Open daily. Credit cards accepted.
Owners Eddie and Lisa Mullen offer kayak rentals and guided kayaking excursions in the beautiful Pointe-Aux-Chenes area.