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The Three Best Nature Hikes A Short Drive From New Orleans

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…

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…

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…

Contrast on the Shoreline

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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…

Late Summer Swamp Light

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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…

5 Best New Orleans Lunch Spots For Post Kayak Tour Eats

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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…