New Orleans Summer Activities
Activities for the Kids
Summer is fast approaching and the kids will soon be out of school. Textbooks and homework will be traded out for Vacations and Sno-balls! Ah, the life of a school kid! New Orleans Summer Activities typically include water, wind and sun. So why not take them on a Swamp tour?
Parents are always trying to find fun and exciting activities to keep the kids busy during the summer and if you are local to New Orleans why not take them on a New Orleans Swamp Tour in Lafitte, LA? Our Swamp Tours are educational, adventurous and fun all wrapped up in one! We welcome all children above 5 years of age and we just love when they are on the swamp tour with us. Each tour is approx. 2 hours and after your tour, stay a while and enjoy lunch in our Restaurant over-looking the PEN.
Other activities in Lafitte include going on a Fishing Charter with Capt. EJ Plaisance or one of his professional guides. Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder are usually what is caught on these daily inland fishing charters and Kids Love It!. Lafitte also has the Jean Lafitte National Park just off Hwy. 45. The National Park has boardwalk style walking trails through the swamps where you can see all sorts of wildlife. Also be sure to stop by Lafitte’s Barataria Museum. This museum tells the 200-year story of life in the fishing communities along Bayou Barataria. Exhibits explore the people and industries of the region, including the notorious pirate Jean Lafitte, who operated in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 1800s.
So while you are making your to-do list for the summer with the kids, consider a day down the bayou in Lafitte, LA. Come be a tourist in your own hometown. See you soon!
To book your New Orleans Swamp Tour please click on Book Now or by calling us at 504-275-6674. Tours operate daily with 4 Airboat Swamp Tours per day.