by Elistra Istre
Swamp tours are among Louisiana's
most popular tourist attractions because of their unique ability to
put visitors in touch with otherwise largely inaccessible environments.
The bayous of the southern portion of the state and in the Mississippi
Delta region are significant habitats for a variety of wildlife. Perhaps
most famous are the alligators that inhabit the region, but also interesting
are the various birds and fish that can be seen among the moss-draped
cypress trees. Being in a swamp is a one-of-a-kind experience because
the only way to see and hear the sights and sounds of the bayou is
to be in one. Most swamp tours are given by local Cajun people who
have grown up in the area and know the bayous like few people can.
Louisiana Swamp Tours