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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

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

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

5 Best New Orleans Lunch Spots For Post Kayak Tour Eats

We get lots of questions from clients about where to eat after our kayak swamp tours. We thought we would compile a list of recommendations here on the blog that guests can refer to when looking for a place to eat after their trip. Below are five good lunch options that won’t break the bank…

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April 10, 2018

What Should I Wear On A Kayak Swamp Tour?

We get lots of calls everyday with people asking what they should wear while on one of our kayak swamp tours. While anything that is comfortable for you while you’re doing an outdoor activity is fine to wear, we figured we would share a few recommendations that we have for dressing for a kayak swamp…

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March 14, 2018

Spring is Coming to Manchac Swamp

The winter in Louisiana this year was all over the place. Freezing temperatures would plummet into the 20 degree range answered shortly thereafter by warming trends to 80 degrees. This made for a pretty drab winter. The wildlife in the swamp hunkered down to avoid the tumultuous winter weather conditions. As we approach the spring…

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March 6, 2018

Wild Louisiana Tours: 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S.

Wild Louisiana Tours Named to List of 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S. There’s no outdoor experience in the world quite like paddling the lush, wildlife-filled Louisiana wetlands. New Orleans is a city famous for its nonstop nightlife, but those who are in the know understand that this area of Louisiana is also known for…

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January 9, 2018

The Kayaks We Use On Swamp

Here at Wild Louisiana Tours we pride ourselves on providing our guests with the best equipment available in the outdoor industry. Stability, maneuverability, and comfort are required to allow guests to enjoy their experience in comfort while securely taking photographs with expensive photography equipment and smart phones. For this reason we choose to use Jackson Kayaks, as they…

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April 4, 2017