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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. Guests can expect a comfortable 49-passenger, covered vessel. Tours take place Monday – Saturday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Alligators fed daily on time. 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.

1109 Dunn Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 868-4758

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

Faith Family Shrimp Tours

From the bayou to the bag, learn how dried shrimp is made during an hour-long guided tour.

8167 Redfish Street, Chauvin, LA 70344


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

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

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

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) 209-9677