Houma homes for sale are some of Louisiana's best. With the combination of vibrant culture, a strong local economy, and unparalleled outdoor beauty, it's no surprise so many people from outside the state ultimately choose Houma for their next home.
Our Realtors® know that the potential for outdoor adventures is one big driver of interest in Houma. As a resident here, you're just a short drive from a truly unique ecosystem unlike any other in the United States: The Louisiana Bayou.
A bayou is a slow-moving creek or a swampy stretch within a river or lake. The Louisiana Bayou stretches across two states (the other one is Arkansas) to a length of 375 miles. Home to over 100 kinds of fish, it's the biggest bayou out there. And exploring it is a local pastime you might just love.
Let's drop in on some of the leading bayou tour providers around Houma:
- Annie Miller's Swamp Tours & Charters – 3718 Southdown Mandalay Road, Houma, LA 70360
Annie Miller's Swamp Tours & Charters is one of the oldest swamp tour providers in the region. Open all year round for tours of about two and a half hours, Annie Miller's combines education with a dose of adventure. It may be the easiest way to see a Louisiana swamp gator up close and safely!
- Cajun Man's Swamp Tours and Adventures – 251 Marina Drive, Gibson, LA 70356
Cajun Man's Swamp Tours and Adventures is a trusted name in family-friendly swamp tours you can reach just a few minutes from Gibson homes for sale. Known for the iconic 49-passenger vessel, Cajun Man's tours and adventures include the Alligator Tour, Eagle Expo, Photo Tour, and many others.
- Cajun Tours & Cruises – 709 May Street, Houma, LA 70363 USA
Cajun Tours & Cruises is a combination swamp tour and historic tour company. Individuals and groups are welcome, with an emphasis on getting to meet and learn from locals. Reviews laud the crew of fun, friendly, informative guides and city tours.
- Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours – 125 Gator Court, Gibson, LA 70356
Bayou Black Airboat Swamp Tours is a terrific introduction to the bayou for those interested in fishing and off-grid camping, both major hobbies of the operators. Most tours are about 90 minutes long. You'll see native fauna and flora as well as traditional Cajun homes and where local seafood is caught.
- Zam's Swamp Tour – 141 Kraemer Bayou Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301
Zam's Swamp Tour is a familiar name for those who enjoy swamp tours near Thibodaux homes for sale. Tours take place seven days a week and leave at 1:30 p.m. sharp each day. Zam's is deeply involved in a local effort to preserve swamp gators and turtles, two favorite animals you are likely to see on a trip.
- Airboat Tours by Arthur – 4262 US-90, Des Allemands, LA 70030
Airboat Tours by Arthur is the place to go for swamp tours close to Des Allemands homes for sale. Promising a glimpse of "nature's beauty at its finest," it is all led by life-long Louisiana resident Arthur Matherne. As one of the most experienced guides in town, Arthur's tours are always full of insights.
- Cajun Pride Swamp Tours – 110 Frenier Road, Laplace, LA 70068
Cajun Pride Swamp Tours is a convenient way to launch an excursion near Laplace homes for sale. One of the many swamp tour businesses that bounced back after Hurricane Ida, it offers "VIP Swamp Tours" on a premium 16-passenger boat and land-based tours of historic Louisiana architecture.
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