New Orleans, LA > Kayak Tours
07/02/2020 ~ 07/08/2020

Manchac Swamp Kayak and Wildlife Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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Escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown New Orleans on this outdoor adventure. Relax and unwind for 2-3 hours as a trained guide takes guests down the slow-moving bayous of the Manchac Swamp in a kayak or canoe. Take in local wildlife as guests learn of the rich cultural history of the area. The moss-covered cypress groves of Manchac are a sight guests have to see, so book a trip today!

Activity Highlights
  • 2-3 -hour guided kayak/canoe tour through Manchac swamp, including a logging ghost town
  • See nature at its finest with alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, eagles, owls, and more
  • Wonderful picture taking opportunities
  • Paddle the slow-moving waters through moss-covered cypress trees

Duration: 2 Hours

What's Included
  • All kayaking equipment
  • Life jacket
  • Tour guide
What to bring
  • Bring a hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Small coolers
  • Bug spray
  • All children 8 and under must wear a life jacket during the entire experience.
  • Glass bottles or items are prohibited on the kayak.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tour is not handicap accessible.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Guests who appear to be intoxicated will not be allowed on tour.
Additional information
  • Gratuity is not included.
  • Free parking on site is available.
  • $15 per person transportation to and from New Orleans.
  • 10:15 AM tour pickup is 9 AM and 1PM tour pickup is at 11:30AM from the city at St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117.
  • If guests drive out arrive at 105 Gary Rd, Laplace, LA 70068, by 10AM for 10:15AM tour or 12:45PM for 1PM tour.
  • Very little experience is necessary to paddle the slow-moving bayou, making it a perfect activity for people of all ages.
  • Kayaks and canoes seat up to 2-people.
  • Tour goes rain or shine.
  • Please phone 850-424-5125 for inquiries about large groups and specialized packages.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival time to receive an 80% refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers canceling after the 48 hour period will be charged 50% of the trip cost plus a $5 service fee. If the weather is unfavorable, the experience may be rescheduled by the vendor for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.


118 Gary Rd, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, USA

Manchac Swamp Kayak and Wildlife Tour

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about 1 year ago
we did see small alligators, that was the best part for me. Very little about the marine life and mostly about the flora and fauna above water. Unfortunately, we were hit by really cold pounding rain for at least a third of the trip.
Rodrick D