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A Cajun Man’s Swamp Tours and Adventures

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.

251 Marina Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 868-4625

Annie Miller’s Son’s Marsh and Swamp Tours

Enjoy Mandalay Wildlife Refuge, marsh, swamps, bayous and wildlife. Learn about Alligator Annie. Call for reservations. No credit cards.

3718 Southdown Mandalay Road
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 868-4758

Ardoyne Plantation

Tour times: Tues.-Sat. 9:30am, 11:30am and 2pm.

Step back in time with this historic tour of a grand scale Victorian gothic sugarcane plantation. Although the mansion was not built until 1888, it has been continually lived in by the original builders family for 6 generations and contains ALL original family furniture, china and plantation memorabilia. Ardoyne Plantation house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as possibly the largest and most elaborate example of Rural Victorian Gothic Architecture in the state of Louisiana.

2678 Highway 311
Schriever, LA 70395

(985) 804-2271

Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours

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.

125 Gator Ct
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 665-8571

Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

Museum honoring the economic, social and historical culture of Terrebonne Parish. Cajun band performs on Tuesdays from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.

7910 Park Avenue
Houma, LA 70364

(985) 580-7200

Cajun Jam

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month at C’est Bon Café to enjoy delicious food and the unique musical stylings of the Cajun Music Preservation Society and local favorites that will make you want to tap your toes.  All ages welcome!

6pm – 8pm

* Event subject to change. For more information visit:

1687 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA

Chauvin Sculpture Garden & Nicholls State University Art Studio

Named as one of the Top 25 Most Amazing Sculpture Gardens in the World by The garden has more than 100 concrete sculptures and is open from dawn to dusk. Free to the public.

5336 Bayouside Drive
Chauvin, LA 70377

(985) 594-2546

Down the Bayou Shrimp Tours

Learn the ins and outs of the seafood industry from this multigenerational family business. View shrimp boats and nets, learn about safety regulations, walk through the processing plant and freezers and finsh with a delicious, fresh seafood meal from Kim’s Suga Shack.

Available upon reservation: Call 985-257-1200 to book today.

8238 Grand Cailliou Rd.
Dulac, LA 70353

(985) 257-1200

Downtown Art Gallery 630

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am-4:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm.

Original art by local artists. Located in the heart of Houma’s Historic District.

630 Belanger Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 851-2198

Finding Our Roots African American Museum

Celebrating African-American history in Terrebonne, Lafourche, and St. Mary Parishes.

Hours of operation: Mon-Sat 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

918 Roussell Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 855-9202

Greenwood Gator Farm and Tours

See large alligators at a live show. Catch and hold baby alligators and learn about the art of alligator hunting. Open 7 days a week. Tour times at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Call for reservations. Credit cards accepted.

125 Gator Court
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 804-0744

Hammonds Cajun Air Tours

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.

194 Aviation Road
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 876-0584

Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne

Le Petit is Houma’s only live theatre house. The Theatre is listed on the Louisiana Historic Registry.

7829 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 876-4278

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm; Saturday – Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm.

LUMCON operates from the DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie. Includes educational exhibits focusing on Louisiana’s coastal resources. The marine center is open for self-guided tours.

8124 Highway 56
Chauvin, LA 70344

(985) 851-2800

Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge

The Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge is a 4,212 acre refuge composed of freshwater marsh and Cypress-Tupelo Swamp. The refuge is only accessible by boat and provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, wading birds and neotropical songbirds. A one mile walking trail is available to the public from dusk to dawn.

3599 Bayou Black Drive
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 853-1078

Market at the Marina

Monthly Farmers Market, Downtown Houma Marina
1st Saturday Each Month
8am – noon

8226 E Park Ave
Houma, LA

PAC Kayak Rentals

Owners Eddie and Lisa Mullen offer kayak rentals and guided kayaking excursions in the beautiful Pointe-Aux-Chenes area.

179 PawPaw Ct.
Montegut, LA 70377


Pointe-Aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area

With 35,000 acres of wetlands, this area is composed primarily of freshwater wetlands and provides an important habitat for wintering waterfowl of the Mississippi Flyway. From its two birding decks, visitors can see year-round resident wildlife including white tail deer, otter, alligators and diverse bird species. It is also home to nesting rookeries of heron, egret and bald eagles. Public boat launch available.

2951 Hwy 665
Montegut, LA 70377

(985) 594-5494

Regional Military Museum

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am-4:00pm. Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.

The museum is a living history of the area’s rich military past. Vehicles really run and weapons really fire. The library acts as a place of research for both family military history and educational instruction. Veteran volunteers offer first-hand accounts of their service.

1154 Barrow Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 873-8200

Southdown Plantation & Terrebonne Museum

Hours: Monday – Friday  10:00am-4:00pm

Southdown Plantation House is a 19th century manor house, slave quarters, gift shop, and worker’s cabin! FREE mini-tours to all visitors. Credit cards accepted.

1208 Museum Drive
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 851-0154

Terrebonne Folklife Culture Center

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

Dedicated to preserving Cajun culture, the center offers classes on Cajun dancing, cooking, crafts and decoy carving.

317 Goode Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 873-6545

The Houma Golf Club

9-hole golf course. Open daily, 7:30 a.m. until dark. Hours vary by season. Call for tee times on weekends. Walking player $9 per person per 9. Riding player $15 per person per 9. No credit cards.

6433 Alma Street
Houma, LA 70364

(985) 868-5051

Volumnia Farms

1828 Robert Ruffin (RR) Barrow purchased the property from James Bowie in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, near the town of Houma. This property would later become Residence Plantation, named so because RR owned many plantations but Residence Plantation was where he resided. Residence Plantation has been continually owned and operated from that time until present by the same family, making it one of the oldest, if not the oldest, family owned business in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.

8951 Park Ave.
Houma, LA 70363-3780

(985) 414-2284

Wildlife Gardens

Walk through a live cypress swamp. Small alligator farm with small to large alligators and a 110-pound loggerhead turtle. Nature trails. Bed and breakfast cabins available in the swamp. French-speaking host. Gardens open Tues-Sat. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No credit cards.

5306 N. Bayou Black Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 575-3676