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Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour

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New Orleans, United States
Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Venture beyond New Orleans to the wilds of the Louisiana bayous on a small-group kayaking tour of the Manchac and Maurepas swamps. Climb aboard a tandem kayak and paddle through a lush landscape of cypress forests and wetlands teeming with wildlife. No kayaking experience is necessary, as a guide teaches you everything need to know to enjoy this Southern-style adventure.
  • Guided swamp kayak tour near New Orleans
  • Explore the bayous and wetlands of Louisiana on a tandem kayak
  • Look for alligators and other swamp wildlife
  • Great for beginners and experienced kayakers alike
  • Get a paddling lesson before launching out
  • Transportation from central New Orleans meeting point available
  • Small group ensures personalized service
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All necessary gear and equipment
Paddle lesson
Gratuities
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

437 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Departure Point: Nola Cantina 437 Esplanade in New Orleans or launch location *IF YOU ARE TAKING OUR SHUTTLE, PLEASE MEET AT THE PICKUP ONE HOUR AND 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED TOUR TIME* Address: Nola Cantina: 437 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bring swimsuit or light, layered synthetic clothing, windbreaker/fleece if cooler, change of clothes, towel, hat, sunglasses, sunglasses retainer, waterproof camera, and water
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Manchac Swamp Kayak Small-Group Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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star-5
Great afternoon !
Christine_F
, Sep 2021
Awesome, we loved it! Guide was very knowledgeable about the area, its history and the plant and animal life local to the swamp. Would recommend.
star-1
Dirty
June_G
, Aug 2021
The tour leader was so rude the kayaks are filthy big huge spiders inside the kayak I do not recommend especially if it’s your first time
star-5
Great experience
Alexia_B
, Jul 2021
Kelly was my tourists and he was very easy going, and overall the experience was great!! 10/10 However make sure you wear sunscreen and something comfortable!
star-5
Kayaking was great!
Lisa_S
, Jul 2021
A.J. was our guide and he was excellent! Enough info, not too much, great time on the water, clear instructions for the new kayaker. Great time!
star-5
Solo Kayaker
Andrea_P
, May 2021
I enjoyed this excursion solo, so if you’re contemplating same I highly recommend! This was a beautiful and serene adventure and not at all what I expected of a swamp!
star-3
OK experience
Robert_G
, May 2021
Nice weather. Saw some egrets and turtles but not much else. Guide was on just her seventh trip and did not know much at all
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Tour Guide Very...
Alfredo_R
, Mar 2021
Tour Guide Very informative and the routes he took us were awesome!! Got to see a pair of alligators and enjoyed the beautiful views.
star-5
Teenage approved!
Gilbert_M
, Mar 2021
Great activity for literally any age that can sit on their own. Our teenagers gave it a 10! You're one one with nature and really FUN!
star-5
Amazing
Alyssa_B
, Feb 2021
It was a gorgeous trip through the bayou. While it was a little on the chilly side, we were still able to see a baby alligator and multiple turtles sunbathing. It was such a surreal experience.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Kayak fun
David_R
, Mar 2020
Jesse our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We teased him and he teased back. Very enjoyable trip. Not strenuous at all.
1 traveler found this review helpful

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