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Manchac Swamp Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour

Highlights
  • Explore Louisiana swamps on a small-group guide kayak tour
  • Maurepas Swamp is located in less than an hour’s drive from New Orleans
  • Available transport for an easy, stress-free way to visit the bayou
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Manchac Swamp Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour
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11:30 Without Transportation
2-3 Hour Kayak Tour of Manchac Swamp
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2-3 Hour Kayak Tour of Manchac Swamp
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Overview

Paddle through the bayous of Louisiana on this kayaking tour of the Manchac and Maurepas swamps. Trade the bustle of the Big Easy for the lush serenity of cypress forests located just a short drive away from New Orleans. No kayak experience is needed to enjoy a voyage through these lush, wildlife-rich wetlands. Optional transportation means you can visit without renting a car.

What to Expect

Depending on transport option selected, meet at the launch location or get picked up at a central New Orleans meeting point for the 45-minute drive outside the city. After a safety briefing and basic paddling instructions, climb aboard a tandem kayak and launch into the swamp with a guide and small group of no more than eight (single kayaks are available for odd-number groups).

Feel a world away from Bourbon Street as you paddle on the calm waters that wind through the moss-draped cypress forests of the Maurepas and Manchac swamps. During your approximately 2 hours on the water, learn about the wetland ecosystem and keep an eye out for native Louisiana wildlife including the famous American alligator.

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Reviewed today
Fun day on the bayou!

The kayak tour was absolutely beautiful. Serene, peaceful and lots of wildlife to see. Jeffrey was very friendly, knowledgeable and gave us a lot of information on the past, present and future ecology of the area. Would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Tammy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic Tour

The swamp was stunning and Mike was a fantastic guide - lots of really interesting info about louisiana biology and geology. This was the highlight of my trip to New Orleans.

Thank Izzy P
Reviewed yesterday
Magical!

Our group did a guided tour with Mike. This was an unbelievable experience and we were able to see some amazing natural beauty. Mike was laidback, informative, and didn't make us feel rushed -- just a genuinely awesome guy. We visited on a very hot...More

Thank TinaHra
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful

Very peaceful and scenic tour. Our guide Emma was very friendly, accommodating and knowledgable about the flora and fauna. Would recommend.

1  Thank Rob L
Newy O, General Manager at Kayak Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

yer darn right! Emma is a Louisiana Master Naturalist and overall superwoman! Thanks for coming out and seeing us!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great guide, thanks Mike

Awesome Mike, very resourceful and very honest. He definitely allowed the activity to be great. Also the kayak is lots of fun

1  Thank Jonathan A
Newy O, General Manager at Kayak Swamp Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad you had a good time Jonathan!

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ksavonne
13 April 2018|
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Response from mangkurat | Reviewed this property |
We toured in May.. no issues on the trip. I think you will see wildlife at either time....
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Sureman_12
8 April 2018|
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Response from funnylittlefrog12 | Reviewed this property |
That is ok! In our group there was a family of four (two parents and two kids of about 8-10 years old) who were all first time kayakers. They all enjoyed the outing and didn’t seem to have difficulty, although the kids were... More
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Sureman_12
8 April 2018|
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Response from Aarti S | Reviewed this property |
For me it was the first time too! Just that my arms hurt like hell later...but it was fun :) n doable since the water is calm
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