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Bayou Pierre Alligator Farm
A great roadside attraction near Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Unlike other alligator farms, this place has a good layout, it's clean,  and loads of fun.  Highly recommended.  Bring a camera.  This site also has informative info about gators.

The Audubon Zoo and Aquarium
Two things that the city does right.  I like the landscaping as much as the animals. The Aquarium of the Americas - 1 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Home of more than 7500 aquatic specimens. Four major habitats including the Caribbean Reef and one of the world's largest collections of sharks. (504) 861-2537 ext. 340.

Honey Island Swamp Tour
One of the first swamp tours in Louisiana (since 1982).  This tour company is headed by a wetlands ecologist, Dr. Paul Wagner.  Paul is also Environmental Consultant to the South Louisiana Swamps and Preserve Manager for the Nature Conservancy's White Kitchen Natural Area -- the premier cypress tupelo gum swamp in Louisiana.  About 35 minutes from the UCM.

Swamp Monster Tours
A narrated tour of one of Louisiana's most scenic natural swamplands. Your guide, Captain Roy McManus, is a lifetime resident of the Honey Island Swamp area.  Don't miss seeing the footprint of the Honey Island Swamp Monster in the gift shop!

Alligator Bayou
A wilderness paradise just 15 minutes from downtown Baton Rouge, home of Louisiana's "most beautiful and interesting swamp tour," and Baton Rouge's newest and best venue for Cajun and Zydeco music!

Kliebert's Turtle And Alligator Tours
Thousands of alligators and turtles in Hammond, about 30 miles from the UCM.  You'll see some big gators here.

Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
1010 Gause Blvd., Bldg. 936, Slidell, LA 70458.Fish, hike, bike or canoe the wildest part of New Orleans. Free tours every weekend in a prime birding area. These scenic wetlands are 20 mins. from the French Quarter. (504) 646-7555.

City Park Boating & Fishing
Dreyfous Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124. Canoes and pedal boats can be rented for excursions on the Park's lagoons - home to bass, catfish and perch. Call for hours/fees. (504) 488-2896, (504) 483-9371.

Southern Seaplane, Inc.
1 Coquille Dr., Belle Chasse, LA 70037.  See New Orleans and its surroundings from the air. All tours feature a water landing. (504)394-5633.

Airboat Adventures
They tour areas of the swamp that are inaccessible to large "party" boats by using small all-terrain airboats carrying 6 guests.

Swamp Monster Tours
108 Indian Village Rd., Slidell, LA 70461. Two-hour narrated boat tour through the beautiful Honey Island Swamp. See the true beauty of Louisiana.  (504) 641-5106, (800) 245-1132.

Cajun Pride Swamp Tour
I-10 & La. Hwy. 51, New Orleans, LA. Informative boat tour into scenic swamp & wildlife refuge. (504)467-0758, (800) 467-0758.

Gray Line of New Orleans, Inc.
#2 Canal St., Ste. 1300, New Orleans, LA 70130-1857   Tours: City (5 times daily), Trolley Tours, Plantations (twice daily), French Quarter & Garden District Walking Tours, City/Riverboat cruise combinations, Swamp & Bayou tours. (504) 587-0861, (800) 535-7786.

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour
Crown Point, 27 Poydras St. Wharf, New Orleans, LA 70130. Only 20 minutes from New Orleans! Experience the exotic plant and animal life of this privately-owned swampland. Covered Boat; Restroom Facilities; Snacks. (504) 689-4186 or (800) 445-4109.

Louisiana Swamp Tours
Rt. 1, Box 406, Crown Pt., LA 70072. See swamps, gators, Indian burial mound, cemetery & more. Large removable Lexan windows for cold or rainy weather. 2 boats. (504) 467-8020, fax (504) 689-3380.

Machu Picchu Travel Services, Inc.
4480 General De Gaulle Dr., Suite 205, New Orleans, LA 70114. Daily city tours, River Road Plantation tours, swamp tours. Full service ground transportation and bus charter available in French-German, Italian and Spanish. (504) 392-5118, fax (504) 393-6404.

New Orleans Tours, Inc.
4220 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Daily river cruises, city, river/city combination, plantation, swamp and nightlife tours. (504) 592-0560, (800) 543-6332.

Tours By Isabelle
P.O. Box 740972, New Orleans, LA 70174. Personalized van sightseeing tours in small groups. Historical city tours, half-day & all day Plantation tours with lunch, Cajun Country swamps. (504) 391-3544, fax (504) 391-3564.

Laid Back Kayaking Swamp Tours
Get a little exercise - touch the water - see the swamp!

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