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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Moonlight Paddle on June 18th
  • Must provide your own transportation (about 40 min. from New Orleans)
  • Average group size of 30 paddlers
  • No experience required
  • Offered once a month scheduled the Saturday on or before the full moon
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Backcountry Swamp Tour

Well off the beaten path
  • 4-6 hour guided tour, moderate experience required
  • Limited group size of just 6 paddlers
  • We’ll provide all the essentials – tour fee includes drinking water, local snacks, & waterproof cases to protect phones
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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.


Guides Certified with the Louisiana Master Naturalist Program