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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

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

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

The Manchac Greenway

Kayak tours on the Manchac Greenway The Manchac Greenway is slowly becoming a reality. The Manchac Greenway Committee is working hard to promote and protect the beautiful corridor of swamp land and communities along the western border of Lake Ponchartrain. The isthmus of wetlands that separate Lake Ponchartrain from Lake Maurepaus on its western boundary…

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August 30, 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