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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

The Health Benefits of Kayaking

Kayaking is a beloved outdoor activity for a variety of reasons. Whether you enjoy it because is gets you out of the house or allows you to spend time with friends, you’re still getting the most out of each excursion. But one of the most noteworthy benefits of kayaking is what the activity does for…

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March 17, 2020

Reasons to Bring Kids on a Swamp Tour

As spring break approaches and kids across the nation are preparing for their much-anticipated week of freedom, it’s important to set aside some time to spend as a family. Fortunately, there are a variety of ways to bond and make memories—some even a bit unconventional. Swamp tours, in particular, are a wonderful way to bring…

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February 27, 2020

Nightlife in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is a city that has a lot to offer at any time of day. But, as a whole, it loves to stay up late, coming alive at the chance to show you a good time. From jazz music and dancing to the after-dark culture, the nightlife in New Orleans has something for everyone to enjoy….

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January 6, 2020

Plant Life in the Louisiana Swamps

Though the Louisiana swamplands are known for their plethora of unique animal life, these ecosystems also house various interesting vegetation. From trees and native plants to invasive and colorful flowers and weeds, this region boasts a beautiful blend of wetlands. Learn more about the plant life in the Louisiana swamps. Cypress Trees The most common inhabitant…

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December 17, 2019

Kayak Tips and Techniques for Beginners

Kayaking is one of the best paddling activities for those looking to get some exercise while they enjoy what nature has to offer. From the way you paddle across the water to how you secure yourself in your kayak, effective techniques play an important role in your ability to kayak safely. If you never kayaked…

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December 6, 2019

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

Spring New Orleans Kayak Fishing Report

The Redfish Are In Full Swing “kayak fishing for redfish” This spring we have been spared from heavy rain, big winds, and strong storms. The water in the shallow ponds that we target is crystal clear. The crabs are abundant and the redfish are busy tailing and crushing bait. We’ve had unseasonably cool temperatures and…

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May 6, 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