If your idea of the ultimate Louisiana adventure involves swamps, gators, and authentic Cajun music, then you’re in for a real treat when you book an experience with Cajun Man’s Swamp Tours & Adventures. With expertly narrated accompaniment by Captain Billy Gaston, these tours will get you up close and personal with some of the most iconic aspects of the south Louisiana bayous.
Set Out for the Swamp
Louisiana swamp tours may be a dime a dozen, but most of them can’t hold a candle to Cajun Man’s Swamp Tours. Tourists pile on board a spacious 49-passenger covered vessel and set off into the Bayou Black / Gibson cypress swamps with Captain Billy at the helm. Captain Billy grew up on the south Louisiana bayous and guides his tours with the expertise and passion for the region that comes from being a hometown boy.
Spanish moss drapes cypress trees, and no matter what time of year you take your tour, you’re sure to spot fascinating wildlife that call the swamp their home. Make sure to come armed with a good camera to capture wildlife encounters and the surprising beauty of the surrounding swampland.
Animals you might see along the way include:
- Bald eagles – Sightings are most common from mid-October through the beginning of May.
- Alligators – For the best chance of spotting gators, book your tour from February through the beginning of November.
- Migratory birds – Teal, mallards, coots, great blue heron, egrets, owls, hawks, and many more species are especially visible during the winter months.
Tour Times and Prices
Tours leave from Bob’s Bayou Black Marina, located at 251 Marina Drive, Gibson, LA 70356. Regular tours last from one and a half to two hours and take place Monday through Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Ticket prices are $25 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Children under 2 are free. Get more information or book your tour by calling (985) 868-4625.
You might also like: Visit The Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum
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