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Canoe and Trail Adventure Tours - New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours

Canoe and Kayak Swamp Tours in New Orleans

Canoe and Kayak Swamp Tours

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Since 1972 Canoe and Trail has offered paddling swamp tours, educational outings for schools, Moonlight Paddles, and wilderness skills classes to both residents and visitors around New Orleans, Louisiana.  Our guides are the most experienced and passionate outdoor guides around New Orleans. We are a locally owned family business eager to share the beauty of the Louisiana Eco systems with all adventurers. Come canoe and kayak through the swamps surrounding New Orleans with us today.

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July 4th Canoe & Kayak Rentals
  • No Time Limit
  • Special Event Rental
  • Fee includes paddles, lifevest, and waterproof cases to protect phones
  • Rentals must be returned by 4pm
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We are locally owned and locally operated. We get our snacks from local companies, like Abita Springs, and get our supplies from locally owned Massey’s Outfitters.


We have you covered. We provide all paddling equipment, lifevest PLUS waterproof cases for phones, for no additional fee.

Highly Rated

Don’t take our word for how great our tours are- check out our 5 out of 5 star rating on Trip Advisor.

Eco Friendly

We are low-impact and aren’t burning gasoline on the water. We never feed, approach, or handle the wildlife.



American Alligators – the wilder the better

Let’s discuss alligators for a minute. At least once a week we get the“Is it safe to kayak next to alligators?” or “Will the alligators jump into my canoe” question. Usually the question is accompanied by an apology or embarrassment, “Please don’t laugh at...

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Great Egret Fly Away

The other day we were on our swamp tour with a group and I had the camera out.  We came around a corner and BAM a Great Egret is sitting on the bank. I turn on the camera and started taking pictures.  It looked to be stalking something to eat because it was leaning...

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