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The Great Delta Tours

Journey on an ecotourism experience that celebrates, protects, and advocates for a sustainable natural environment

$85.00 4 Hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

About This Experience

Experience the great Mississippi River Delta! Retrace the steps of the earliest founders in establishing “Nouvelle Orleans” in the Great River Delta and follow its development as unique and diverse cultures, ecologies, and economies. Take an excursion outside the hurricane levees into the vast marshes of the Delta. See the centuries-old harvesting of seafood by fisherman living in stilted homes. Watch pelicans and birds in marshes stalked by alligators. See the remains of shoreline forts, and relive the military victory that catapulted Andrew Jackson to the presidency

Please meet in front of the Sheraton New Orleans for pick up 30 minutes before tour time, and allow for 30 minutes for pick up. Refunds are not applicable to tours cancelled within 24 hours of the tour time

pick up location

Learn how storms and floods have shaped the region, and marvel at the formidable new flood, hurricane, and water management innovations in the region. Experience the original city, Nouvelle Orleans; the great Mississippi River; ingenuity and innovation in building a great American city in the Delta; the majestic beauty of wetlands and its wildlife; quaint fishing villages home of Jean Lafitte, unique cultures, and seafood harvests; and historic forts that saved America.