Louisiana: Ultimate Cajun Country Adventures
Up Close and Personal with the Incredible Nature and Culture of Louisiana
Our locally crafted all-inclusive tours are the most authentic Cajun experiences on the market. Stay in Lafayette’s most cozy and historic B&B, or in the country by a private pond in Breaux Bridge. Join us for a two day tour and explore the swamp at Lake Martin Wildlife Refuge, take a Cajun Cooking Lesson, bust a move at a local zydeco dancehall and visit the Historic Whitney plantation. Join us for the four day package and you will also get to kayak on Bayou Teche, tour the Tabasco factory and their gardens, have an insider’s visit to a local music studio, explore an organic farm and have a private seafood boil at your B&B! Our attention to personalized service is what sets us apart from the competition. Our code of environmental and business ethics guarantees that we treat the ecosystem right and put your money back into the LA economy through small local businesses.
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2 Day Tour
4 Day Tour
Cajun Country AccommodationsMost tours stay at T Frere’s House, a beautiful colonial farmstead built in 1880. Some say it’s occasionally visited by a friendly ghost named Amelie, ask the innkeeper for the story. Unwind in their luxurious rooms, read a book or shoot hoops in the courtyard, and sip a cocktail in their elegant sunroom.
If you prefer to be by the water we also offer accommodations at Country Charm Cabins, a small property in Breaux Bridge located on a private pond. Recline under the massive Live Oak tree and cast a line out for catfish, or take a sunset paddle in the canoe. The fire pit is a perfect place to relax and roast some marshmallows. The serenity of this location cannot be beat!
Chef David Abshire
Has grown up here in Lafayette and knows the best recipes for all those classic dishes like Etouffee, Gumbo and Jambalaya. He has worked with numerous acclaimed chefs and hosts a cooking show. The man has a lot of personality and his good humor is a nice pairing for his delicious cooking.
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Has an extensive background in management, hospitality and international travel. After joining the team at Gondwana, Jake helped Jared to conceptualize, scout and build the Louisiana Ecotours. Jake’s knowledge of LA’s local ecology, history and culture make him a fantastic guide and source of information about activities in New Orleans and Cajun Country. He is a musician and a chef at heart, and if you ask him for local food recommendations he just might talk your ear off.
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Captain Shawn Guchereau
Grew up on Lake Martin learning about the plants and animals that live in this incredible swamp. He knows everything there is to know about the ecosystem and is an expert at helping you nail the perfect photo.
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Has been in New Orleans since 2010. After operating tours around the world and growing the company for 4 years, he decided the time was right to start offering tours here in Louisiana. Jared has a depth of knowledge about wildlife, environmental protection and travel photography. He loves to help travelers connect with local people and organizations. Jared’s unique trip building, environmental stewardship, and commitment to ethics are what set Gondwana apart from other tour companies.
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Prices (per person)
2 Day Tour – $599/pp (single supplement $100)
4 Day Tour – $1,499/pp (single supplement $300)
**Two guest minimum
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What Our Amazing Guests Have To Say
—Lawrence D – November 2016
was breathtaking and it had a plethora of US history to be learned. The restaurant Jake took us to was great. I tried rabbit gumbo for the first time ever.”
—Daniel S – November 2016
55 years ever encountered.”
—Jacqueline S – January 2017
Add To Your Adventure
In addition to these multi-day excursions we offer day trips in the New Orleans area. Paddle scenic local swamps with our naturalist guides. Tour a historic sugar plantation and learn what life was like back in the 1700’s. Explore the famous Treme neighborhood and learn about the history of Creole culture and Jazz music. We specialize in small groups and customizable itineraries. Our focus on nature and culture provides a unique tour experience, and we are committed to minimizing our environmental impact and preserving the communities that make this area so special.