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New Orleans: Manchac Swamp Wildlife Kayaking Tour

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Discover the natural beauty of the Manchac and Maurepas swamps on a guided kayaking tour from New Orleans. Paddle with high quality equipment thorugh lush landscapes of cypress forests and wetlands.

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  • Search for an array of wetland wildlife like alligators, turtles, and owls
  • Glide through narrow spaces that you can't reach with a motorized boat
  • Enjoy calm waters that are ideal for both beginners and adventure seekers
  • Feel the tranquility of paddling through a dense forest of cypress trees
  • Learn the basics of paddling from your guide and use high-quality gear


Venture beyond New Orleans to the wilds of Louisiana's bayous on a group kayaking tour of the Manchac and Maurepas swamps. No kayaking experience is necessary, as a guide teaches you everything need to know to enjoy this southern-style adventure. Select the option of being picked up and transported to the launch site from the French Quarter of New Orleans or choose the option of meeting the group at the launch site. Get set up with your well-maintained kayak, paddle, and life vest.  Listen as your guide gives you step-by-step paddling instructions during a safety briefing. Embark on your kayaking journey through shallow and narrow waterways that are impossible to reach with a motorized vessel.  Learn about the history and importance of this crucial ecosystem. Look for wildlife that is native to these wetlands like alligators, turtles, and owls. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour.


Transfer (depending on option selected) Kayak and paddle Guide Paddling lesson Life vest

Important Information

  • Kayaks have a maximum load of 400 pounds
  • This tour will take place in rain
  • If the weather is potentially dangerous, the tour supplier will reach out to reschedule the trip
  • If the tour is cancelled due to severe weather and you are not able to reschedule, a full refund will be provided

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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