Summer is finally upon us and with it brings the good ole Louisiana heat! And no, we don’t just mean the spice in our food. The days are long and the sun is beaming it’s rays down upon the glistening marshes of Lafitte, Louisiana. As summer comes into full swing, our alligators are becoming more and more active during the day. This means it is the perfect time to grab some amazing photos during our gator tour in New Orleans!
On the Adventures of Jean Lafitte you can see a menagerie of Louisiana wildlife. Buried deep within our beautiful bayous—our gators love basking in the bountiful Louisiana sun. As temperatures outside swell, Louisiana wildlife becomes undeniably animated. So why not take a ride on the water and see more for yourself?
Did You Know?
Did you know Louisiana has the highest alligator population out of any US state? These alligators are found in many kinds of bodies of water all throughout Louisiana. The highest populations of these living dinosaurs occur in coastal marshes, like Bayou Barataria. With a population of over 2 million, our swamps are teeming with these lizards. If you’re looking for a gator tour, here’s an opportunity to jump in on some authentic bayou action.
Our swamps are brimming with other coastal wildlife as well. Did you know Louisiana has a considerable otter population? What about wild pigs? In fact, Louisiana is home to over 155 species of bird, 48 different types of mammals, 56 types of reptiles, and over 30 species of amphibians! Louisiana offers one of the most diverse ecosystems in the entire world.
Louisiana is also home to an assortment of threatened or endangered animal species. In Louisiana, there are 23 protected animal species. Among those species are various sea turtles, red-cockaded woodpeckers, and American bald eagles! If you’re lucky you can see them all on your tour.
Book A Gator Tour In New Orleans Today!
Down here in the bayou, we believe in making memories that will last a lifetime. That’s why we take so many pictures! You can take photos just like ours when you embark on our gator tour in New Orleans. So are you ready to see what the bayou brings in? You can book your tour right here to join us in the bayou. Have a question for us that you didn’t find on our FAQ? Not a problem. You can contact one of our representatives online or give us a call at (504)323-0570.
Less than an hour south of the city, our pontoon boats are full of people getting an authentic Louisiana adventure! This gator tour in New Orleans offers an unmatched experience for anyone willing to set foot in the swamp. But be warned, here be dragons!