As we head into days of beautiful weather down here in South Louisiana, team Cajun Encounters is kicking it into high gear behind the scenes to welcome all of our amazing guests to town.
It takes a talent for teamwork, a knack for detail, and a passion for providing the best guest service around to make for the fun, memorable, top rated excursions we’re renowned for.
We honored to have been chosen as the “go to” for so many in authentic, worthwhile tours of the swamp, city and cemeteries of New Orleans, and throughout “Plantation Alley,” but we’re beyond proud of the reservations team, dispatchers, tour boat captains, bus driver guides, mechanics, sales team, and every single person at Cajun Encounters who’s drive and love for hospitality has made such a thing possible.
Here’s a few photos of our team in action, making sure that tours not only meet, but exceed all expectations. They have it down to a science and we’re impressed by them each and every day.
If you’ve been impressed by their service recently, hearing about it will help make their day. Just post on Google + or Tripadvisor!
We’re very honored to announce that Cajun Encounters has been chosen to represent the state of Louisiana on Flipkey.com’s “Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For” series for 2016!
Flipkey.com, a TripAdvisor company, assesses the market and publishes the award list each year.
The award features one selection from each of the 50 states based on an array of factors and this year, our Honey Island Swamp Tours, New Orleans City Cemetery Tours, and Plantation Tours were highlighted.
A big, sincere thanks to everyone who has toured with us and took the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. It means the world and this award couldn’t have happened without you!
To see the full list, visit Flipkey.com’s post here.
This year, give your loved one memories to last a lifetime with a Cajun Encounters swamp tour, city cemetery tour, or plantation tour gift certificate.
Until December 31st, gift certificates for tours with transportation are $10.00 off the retail rate!
This special holiday promotion is good only for tour gift certificates bought for two guests or four guests per certificate.
Rates include standard shipping, too, so make sure to make your order on or before December 19th, 2016 to receive yours in time!
Purchase your gift certificate in a ton of varying options.
Be sure to include your mailing address so we can get the packages sent right out to you!
Happy holidays from all of us here at Cajun Encounters. We hope to see you and yours soon!
It’s Mardi Gras season, y’all, and our friends at Resource Bank are in the spirit.
Yesterday, we stopped in and found a miniature Honey Island Swamp Mardi Gras float!! We had to snap a picture and share it with the world.
Check it out below.
If you haven’t seen the Honey Island Swamp in person yet, it’s time that you have! The timing is perfect too, as we are offering $6 off tours with transportation when you book online! The offer is good for Honey Island Swamp Tours, New Orleans City Cemetery Tours, and Plantation Tours, so be sure to scoop up your spot now!
As a thanks to everyone who are helping us welcome this wonderful new year, we’ve decided to to roll out some HUGE discounts!
For tours reserved now – January 25th, 2015, choose from these 3 great ways to save!
- SAVE10 – Just book any single tour with transportation service and use promo code “SAVE10″. You will get $10 off the tour ticket! (Adult seats only.)
- SAVE5 – Just book any single tour withOUT transportation service and use promo code “SAVE5″. You will get $5 off the tour ticket! (Adult seats only.)
- Book one tour at the standard rate, and get a FREE WALKING TOUR from our friends at New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours! (Adult tickets only.) Just book your spot on a Cajun Encounters Tour as you normally would, then select either a Ghost Tour or French Quarter/Cemetery Tour in the combo tour options in the next screen. That’s all there is to do!
Remember, these promo codes are good for all tours booked up until January 25th.
The beauty of the Honey Island Swamp never gets old…. especially when we are given the opportunity to see photos our swamp tour from guests like you!
Each time a picture is emailed to us or posted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest, the team can’t wait to check it out. It’s a way to rediscover the swamp through the eyes of someone else and the joy it brings is just another one of those things that makes what we do worth it, a million times over.
Just recently, we posted another “all call” for pics, and boy did we get a ton of great shots!
We’ve posted a few of them below for the world to see, as they are definitely worth checking out.
If you’ve been on tour, don’t forget to post some photos of your own! We also love to hear your stories, so if you have a family trip or group you’d like highlighted here on our blog, just email us at Info@CajunEncounters.com. We’ll work to get it up as soon as we can.
To book a Cajun Encounters Honey Island Swamp Tour, or Plantation Tour, or our City Cemetery Tour, just check out this page to book online with instant discounts!
On August 19th, 2014, we were given the honor of showcasing New Orleans to our friends at the Travel Agents of Greater New Orleans (TAGNO). During our custom New Orleans City Cemetery Night Tour excursion, we visited City Park, the Treme, the Garden District, the Warehouse District, Marigny, Bywater, and of course the beautiful French Quarter while we traded stories about living in the Crescent City and being a part of the culture here.
The tour also included a stop at Huck Finn’s Cafe, who’s team greeted us with po boys, smiles, and the chance to get out and stretch our legs.
There were tons of laughs, lots of notes to compare, and even some brownies and petit fours to go around.
With so much to love about New Orleans and so much to learn about it’s nearly 300 year history, it’s easy to see why a city tour is fun for visitors and locals alike.
To reserve your spot on tour, give us a call at 504-834-1770. You can also book online for instant savings!
Mardi Gras lands on March 4th this year, which is a bit later than folks are used to down in the Crescent City.
What does a late Fat Tuesday mean? It means more time for celebration, more weekends for parades, and even the possibility of warmer weather to don our most festive gear. It means more chances to catch beads, more opportunities to hear some of the best marching bands in the country, and more time to bring family together for the occasion.
At Cajun Encounters, it means more chances to celebrate Carnival with you, our guests. Through our swamp tours, city cemetery excursions, and plantation tours, we get to elaborate on why our “Nola” is truly special and touch upon how taking part in the fun of Lundi Gras, Mardi Gras, and the days coming relates to our culture.
It’s no secret that we are proud of our heritage and jump at the chance to show guests around.
If you’re planning a trip to the Big Easy, we’d love the chance to show you too! Just reach out to us for more info on tour dates, excursion times, and pick up areas. You can also book easily and quickly online with some pretty great instant discounts.
Thanks for reading and be sure to check back with us from time to time for more news. Now, as they say, “laissez le bon ton roulet!”
Cajun Encounters has been featured in a spot on summer travel by none other than VIP Magazine.
The team here is so excited for the spot, and we thank the writers for reaching out to us from Beaumont, Texas.
Check out our “blurb” below. It mentions our authentic Swamp Tour, the Honey Island Swamp, and our City Cemetery Tour, which are all such fun things to experience. Don’t forget, the Plantation Tour is great to do when it’s warm out because there’s a ton of air condition!!
What a wonderful write up. We are so glad the folks at AAA came out for a New Orleans City Cemetery Tour.
Check out their article below!