Manchac Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour
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Are you ready for a mystical adventure through Louisiana's Manchac Swamp? The Manchac Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour will take you on a unique journey through the protected wetlands, home to a stunning array of wildlife, from alligators to egrets. Located just 30 minutes outside of New Orleans, this tour offers a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
After meeting your guide and receiving instruction on kayaking techniques, you'll embark on a 2.5 hour journey deep into the heart of the swamp. Paddle through narrow waterways, passing under Spanish moss-draped cypress trees and alongside banks of vibrant green vegetation. Keep your eyes peeled for alligator sightings and seabirds soaring above.
The history and culture of the swamp come alive as your guide shares stories and legends passed down through generations of Cajun and Creole residents, whose ancestors survived by hunting and fishing in the area. You'll learn how the swamp environment has been shaped by human influence, including the construction of canals and control structures, and the detrimental effects of invasive plant species.
The Manchac Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour is perfect for both beginner and experienced kayakers. The tour will cover about four miles with several stops along the way to rest, take pictures, and soak in the beauty of the swamp. Your guide will provide all necessary equipment, including kayaks, paddles, and life jackets.
Don't miss your chance to experience the natural beauty and unique culture of Louisiana's Manchac Swamp. Book your spot on the Manchac Mystic Wildlife Kayak Tour today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.
|2pm With Transportation|
|Available Now until 12/31/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Tour begins at 2pm. Transportation provided from the French Quarter, meeting 1hour 20 minutes prior to tour time.|
|4:30pm With Transportation|
|Available Now until 11/4/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Tour begins at 4:30pm. Transportation provided from the French Quarter, meeting 1hour 20 minutes prior to tour time.|