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Is it Safe to Kayak with Alligators?

Kayaking in the swamplands is one of the most rewarding activities that an outdoor enthusiast can experience. From enjoying the beautiful sights to learning more about the lush ecosystem, each outing provides insight and adventure. Most visitors, however, come to the swamp to see the alligators that call it home. Learn how safe it is to kayak with…

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How to Quell Anxiety about Kayaking for First-Time Kayakers

For many who want to take up the sport, kayaking can be an adventure of a lifetime. It can, however, also come with a lot of beginner’s anxiety on the first few excursions. Don’t let your fears get in the way of a fun outing—take a few of these steps to ease your anxiety about kayaking….

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Kayaking Safety Basics: Tips and Precautions

Kayaking is a great way to get in a workout while you enjoy everything nature has to offer. Like all outdoor activities, however, it comes with its own set of risks you need to account for before you leave the shore. As you set out on your adventure, remember these kayaking safety basics to ensure it goes…

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2019 Fall Cypress Photo Excursions

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  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…

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4 Best Hidden Gems For Your 2019 Mardi Gras Visit

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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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The Three Best Nature Hikes A Short Drive From New Orleans

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1. Big Branch Marsh NWR kayak, kayak tour, kayak swamp tour, new orleans, new orleans trips, things to do in new orleans, “A beautiful Louisiana Sunset reflects golden light on the Big Branch Marsh…

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Fall Fishing is Under Way

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kayak, kayak fishing, kayak angling, kayak tour, new orleans kayaking, new orleans kayak fishing, kayaking new orleans, kayak swamp tourNice and healthy 4lb speckled trout  The most common question I get about kayak charters…

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Swamp Landscape Photography Trip Report

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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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Fall Colors Are Popping

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tour, swamp tour, kayak tour, kayak swamp tour, swamp photo tour, swamp photo workshop, new orleans swamp tour, new orleans kayak tour“Bald Cypress Roots Illuminated by Early Morning Fog” As we meandered through the…

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The Barred Owl (strix varia)

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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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