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2021 Fall Cypress Swamps Photo Excursions Available Online!

  “Golden Swamp Pano”   2021 Fall Cypress Swamps Photo Excursion The dates for our 2021 Fall Cypress Photo Excursions are now live and available to book online. Here are the current dates available for the first week of our photo excursions: ~ November 4 – November 11, 2021 Our hosts for this cypress photo…

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December 17, 2020

2020 Fall Cypress Photo Excursions

“Shooting Sunset In The Swamp” We are looking forward to our upcoming 2020 Fall Cypress Photo Excursion. We still have two spots remaining for the trip! Spending our days shooting out of the kayaks in the swamp during peak fall color and working on post processing images in our spare time. Our guides will be…

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October 6, 2020

2019 Fall Cypress Photo Excursions

  Wild Louisiana Tours is excited to announce a new multi-day photo workshop for fall 2019. These three day workshops will be offered every weekend Friday-Sunday of November 2019. We will be doing sunrise and sunset shoots in some of the last remaining old growth cypress swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin. We will have a…

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July 8, 2019

4 Best Hidden Gems For Your 2019 Mardi Gras Visit

While Mardi Gras is a hugely publicized and documented party in New Orleans, sometimes it is hard to find some of the more off the beaten path options available to visitors to the city. While just strolling the streets and running into what passes you will keep most visitors interested their entire trip, it can…

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February 14, 2019

The Three Best Nature Hikes A Short Drive From New Orleans

1. Big Branch Marsh NWR “A beautiful Louisiana Sunset reflects golden light on the Big Branch Marsh NWR a short drive from New Orleans” If you are visiting the Big Easy and want to get off the beaten path, try one of our daily kayak swamp tours of the historic Manchac Swamp. If you want…

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January 23, 2019

Swamp Landscape Photography Trip Report

Here at Wild Louisiana Tours we have been experimenting with some new photo trip options for our guests. George Bailey is a great photographer out of Ottawa who joined us on one of our first outings in a small “go-devil” mud-boat. We were able to visit some areas too far to reach by kayak and…

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November 23, 2018

Fall Colors Are Popping

“Bald Cypress Roots Illuminated by Early Morning Fog” As we meandered through the winding bayous of the Manchac Swamp in pitch darkness it was hard to imagine what the sun would uncover that morning. The crisp fall air cracked against the warm swamp water and mist began to rise into the cypress trees. As the…

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November 20, 2018

The Barred Owl (strix varia)

The Barred Owl or (strix varia) is a large North American owl that ranges from the west coast of the United States all the way to the swamps of Louisiana. These owls are residents of the Manchac Swamp and are a great sight to see on our kayak swamp tours. Unlike a lot of other…

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October 22, 2018

Contrast on the Shoreline

If you want to get out in a kayak and see some of the most scenic areas the state has to offer visit us on a kayaking swamp tour today! If you are an avid photographer and want longer to explore and setup shots around sunset we can accommodate you as well. Our professional photographer…

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October 4, 2018

Late Summer Swamp Light

The summer weather pattern has remained constant even as we see the fall equinox this year. That means late afternoon thunderstorms are the norm. We have been making lots of photo excursions lately, and the dark clouds and broken sky make for great light. Spotty and intermittent cloud cover drapes dark dramatic backdrops behind glowing…

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September 26, 2018

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