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Why Are We Afraid Of Spiders?!

Wildlife

Why Are We Afraid of Spiders? by Jeffrey Chitek   Being a kayak guide for over 7 years has taught me a lot about people.  You start to see trends in people; what makes them happy, what jokes make for a cheap laugh, how people communicate differently when working as a pair, and…

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Southern Louisiana. ‘Our Natural History in Verse’

poetry

Southern Louisiana ‘Our natural history in verse’ by Josh Jack   A land shaped in a welter of silt and mud churned from the heart of the continent by the Mighty Mississippi: gouged by rivers, bayous, and canals, and stitched together by the knees of the Bald Cypress. When the floods came they heaped and…

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An Easter Egg for Louisiana Bird Lovers

Wildlife

An Easter Egg for Louisiana Bird Lovers by Ross Baringer   Spring is a season long associated with renewal and new life, and the egg has always been a symbol of that season. People have been decorating eggs as part of spring rituals since ancient times, as evidenced by engraved ostrich eggs found in Africa which…

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A river of trash…

Honey Island Swamp TourManchac Swamp TourRiver clean up

Be a part of the solution Every year, around 28 billion pounds of trash finds it way into our oceans.  The infamous “trash island” know as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch alone is estimated to be greater than the size of Texas.  It seems to be common knowledge that these massive garbage clusters…

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Kayak Trip New Orleans to Baton Rouge

Meet A LocalMeet a New Orleans Guide

New Orleans to Baton Rogue by Kayak In March of 2017 a small crew of adventurers, assembled by swamp guide and filmmaker Ross Baringer, will embark on a 100 mile expedition to journey from Baton Rouge to New Orleans entirely by water.  The crew will paddle kayaks and canoes through some of the most…

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Austin Kayak Tours- Our sister company in Austin, Texas

Lonestar Kayak Tours Opens in Austin

Are you looking for the perfect thing to do in Austin Texas? Lone Star Kayak Tours brings you the very best, with something to suit all interests and needs. Now open in Austin, this is your chance to book the vacation of your dreams.

Make Austin Your…

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Bring out the Bacchus within

Things to do in New Orleans

Mardi Gras 2017 Of uncertain origins, Bacchus is the Roman God of wine and a personification of the lifestyle and culture that makes up New Orleans past and present.  He was born, blood of Zeus, through an affair with a mortal woman, Semele. Also known as Dionysus, he was celebrated for…

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NBA Allstar Game 2017

Things to do in New Orleans

New Orleans will host the 2017 NBA All Star Game this coming weekend, February 17-19, 2017 and we’re excited! You may remember that the event was initially located in Charlotte, NC, though due to a transgender bathroom law that NC will not change, it will now be held at New Orleans Smoothie King…

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New Orleans Guide / Artist Ray Swaney

Meet A LocalMeet a New Orleans Guide

My name is Ray Swaney and I live to create art, representative, surreal, cubist, and completely abstract.  I am also a poster designer, and a slam poet.  Feel free to check out my online art blog for some art, poetry, and large temporal gaps between blog entries.  Cheers!

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Kayaking New Orleans

New Orleans 2017 New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours has became so popular that we’re helping our good friends open up a new company, Hidden Adventure Tours. Kayaking New Orleans and the area surrounding the crescent city, mainly swamps, is a must-do when visiting New Orleans but there are so many waterways…

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We live for the opportunity to share our passion for the outdoors with you. Here at New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours, we love what we do!

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(Transportation Pickup Locations)  

 

Honey Island Kayak Swamp Tour: (At the corner of) 838 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA 70116

 

Manchac Swamp Tour: (In front of) 437 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA 70116

 

Swamp Kayak Tour and Plantation Tour: (At the corner of) 838 Esplanande Ave New Orleans, LA 70116

 

(Kayak Launch Locations)

 

Honey Island Kayak Swamp Tour: (Behind the Riverside Travel Center) 65583 Pump Slough Rd. Pearl River, LA 70452

 

Manchac Swamp Tour: Lat: 30.16218 Long: -90.44475