Experience the surreal beauty and tranquility of a private, cypress swamp just 30 minutes south of New Orleans, Louisiana
Adventures of Jean Lafitte is located 35-45 minutes south of New Orleans in the Cajun fishing town of Lafitte. The swamp land is private and located next to Jean Lafitte National Park. Hear stories about the pirate history of the area and the fight to protect the wetlands of South Louisiana. A crowd-favorite are the alligators who inhabit the swamp, and you may also see bald eagles, blue herrons, alligator snapping turtles, hawks, raccoons, wild hogs, and deer. See Adventures of Jean Lafitte's pride and joy, Sugar. Sugar is the only albino alligator in the State of Louisiana!
Get an up-close view of wildlife, such as alligators while gliding through bayous draped with moss-covered cypress and oak trees. Inside the 5,000 square foot facility, there is a gift shop, indoor bathroom facilities, and Adventures of Jean Lafitte's pride and joy, Sugar. Sugar is the only albino alligator in the State of Louisiana and extremely rare.