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On a New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours you create memories exploring the beauty of the swamps and the New Orleans plantation tours like the Whitney Plantation tour with the help of our eco-guides. We aim to provide the best kayak experience for each and every customer that comes our way. Your experienced guide takes you on an sit-on-top kayak adventure you won’t forget!

We make sure that you are having an amazing time on and off the water. Safety and fun are our top priorities. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Manchac Swamp tour and the Honey Island swamp tour while learning about the unique surrounding ecosystem. The Gulf Coast ecosystem is the largest and fastest disappearing land mass on the planet. Come and enjoy these areas with us while you still can and learn what you can do to help save them!

Which swamp tour is the best?

We have explored and put to the test all of the swamps around Nola.  We decided to focus on two swamps!  Manchac/Maurepas and Honey Island Swamp.  Find out which swamp tour is the greatest!  New Orleans tour locations vary and are dependent on water levels and weather. We provide all necessary gear.  Ages 8+ and all abilities.

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What are people saying about New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours?

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"Was the best part of our trip to New Orleans and the French Quarter Fest. You really get away from it all without being very far away. The swamps are a whole different world full of life. And kayaks are the way to explore! You feel like you are more a part of the environment. We saw alligators, eagles, owls etc."

– Deirdre V. on TripAdvisor
Emma in a kayak A great way to see what's off the beaten path

"I had a great experience with New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours. Sammy, our guide, was a local who'd grown up in the area and knew the swamp like the back of his hand, which was really cool. He even spotted an alligator for us. If you like kayaking and want to explore a real Louisiana swamp, this is the place to do it. I'd definitely go back."

– Lauren V. on TripAdvisor
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"No problems. Everything was a advertised. Pick up and drop off in New Orleans was great. I kayak in the Adirondacks and Catskills and it was fun to see the quite different scenery of the LA swamps. Easy paddle but enough effort to work off some of those New Orleans food and drink calories."

– Martin H. on TripAdvisor
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"I’m simply in love with AJ and Jeff! Had a blast kayaking and sightseeing the swamps with these guys. Definitely recommend going with Kayak Swamp Tours if you’re looking for a nice relaxing day surrounded by beautiful nature."

– Alison F. on TripAdvisor

New Orleans things to do and Ramblings

Autumn Blooms

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Autumn Blooms by Emma Reid Here are a few flowers  that bloom in the fall that I identified the other day out on a swamp tour. Late Goldenrod, Solidago altissima, L. Goldenrod’s piney-tasting leaves and flowers are an important medicinal remedy for the urinary, digestive, and respiratory systems….

Muddy Bridges

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Muddy Bridges by Jeffrey Chitek   As you cruise southbound into New Orleans on 55, something happens…The rolling hills of Mississippi taper of into the flat plains of the primeval Silurian seabed and then.. seemingly no land at all.  Towering Cypress and tangled sawgrass give the facade of solid ground but when you cross that…

WHAT LIES BENEATH

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WHAT LIES BENEATH backyard archaeology in New Orleans by Jeffrey Chitek   New Orleans has a long history by new world standards…an obvious statement.  One can find this history in plain site…in the architecture and the streets, in the food and callused hands.  The thick river air still reeks of a time past.  But many secrets…

Why Fall is the best time to visit New Orleans!

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Fall is a great time to visit New Orleans! What is the best month in Fall to visit? Why September is the best month to visit New Orleans Fragrant Flowers Not busy Great temperature Wildlife is active Possible hurricane storms and it can be a bit rainy, but we still find plenty of time to…

SWAMP “DO-NOTS”

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A list of things not to do in the swamp for the most enjoyable experience and also your general safety. by Jeffrey Chitek   I’ve taken thousands of people, (of widely varying intelligence) from all over the world into the swamps of Louisiana.  Fortunately, no one has been seriously injured, as I am a savant…

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Airports by Mike Maher   Boy I hate airports. Everything about em. I go to Louis Armstrong airport, got dropped off by a buddy a mine at the terminal (he’s a darn nice guy really). Everything’s in order, got my ticket from the machine, tsa goes alright no problems there and then I get to…

“Lake” Pontchartrain

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“Lake” Ponchartrain As you drive northbound outside the city, a sudden and dynamic change in the landscape occurs once you cross to the other side of the levee.  Bounded by seemingly endless cement, floodgates and cypress forests, the Lake Pontchartrain Estuary makes up 10,000 square miles of Southeastern Louisiana and is the largest delta in…

How we almost got hippos

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Hippos in Louisiana? Intro by Jeffrey Chitek If you find your way to virtually any body of water during the summer months in SE Louisiana, your going to likely see more green than water.  We have a mortal enemy in these parts…an invasive species that has been killing fish, upsetting natural PH and oxygen levels,…