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Canoe & Trail Adventures

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Locally and family owned. Offering eco canoe & kayak swamp tours near New Orleans plus educational outings for schools. For over 40 years Canoe & Trail has guided countless people into the Louisiana swamps. We strive to make each adventure a unique...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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626 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3506
French Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip starts from your pickup location (if you are to be picked up near the French quarter) as you listen to your guide's explanation about the areas you pass by (the Superdome, cemeteries, the medical center, levee, etc). You get to the starting point...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hoosarac
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Oh man!! This is an awesome review! Thank you so much for taking some time to write it up!! Byron probably has the most experience guiding than anyone else in the state, so it is always a treat to hear from him. We appreciate the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our paddle with Matt was a 5 star adventure from start to finish. Before getting in the kayaks, we reviewed maps and heard an explanation of the history and geography of the New Orleans delta. Then we had the opportunity to experience all we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JaniceJ26
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Janice, We are so happy that y'all had a great time paddling with us! Thank you very much for recommending us to everyone, it helps us out tremendously! Enjoy the rest of your road trip!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From start to finish our experience couldn't have been better! Matt greeted us at the launching site with a smile and got us all outfitted ready to go. Eleanor using large maps explained where we were going and did an excellent lesson on the natural...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank charalkire
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Char, Thank you so much for this awesome review of your paddle!! We are so happy you had a great time with us! Thank you for recommending us to others, it helps more than you know. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to New Orleans, my wife and I booked a twilight canoe tour that turned out to be the most fun we had all week. Our guide, Kevin, was extremely knowledgeable in U.S., local and natural history, and entertained the group with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don H
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Don, Thank you so much for taking some time to review your paddle with us. We are excited to hear it was the most fun you had while on your trip to New Orleans!! Thank you again for the kind words.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight from our 6 day trip to New Orleans. Our guide, Kevin, is extremely knowledgeable and the best story teller. He has a keen eye for spotting alligators, snakes and turtles. He shared his passion for the delicate ecosystem we were fortunate enough to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Seaside536148
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Seaside, Thank you so much for taking some time to tell us about your paddle!! We love sharing our passion for the wetlands and glad it came across in the tour. We love that it was the highlight of y'alls trip!! Thank you again!

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great paddling experience, saw some great gators and other swamp inhabitants! Can greatly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Hannety
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hannety, Thank you for recommending us to others that may be wanting to book a trip. We appreciate you taking some time to write up this review.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great kayak trip with Matt through one of the bayous leading out to Lake Pontchartrain! Scenery was amazing and so was Matt's outdoor knowledge!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sue H
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sue, Thank you for taking some time to review your kayak trip with us! It means a ton that you enjoyed the paddle on the bayou. Come see us again sometime.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

We did the full flavor of the bayou tour in early October. Every single point of this tour was easy...the instructions, the pickup, the drive...every part is well organized. Few key points: 1. They stop at a gas station before the paddle...so you can use...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

BearsCubsFan, Thank you so much for this awesome, in-depth review of your kayak trip with us!! This is some great information for others that may want to book a trip. We want to add that IF someone drinks alcohol, please be responsible with it. We...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My friends and me did a beautiful twilight paddle. Kevin was a wonderful guide. He knew a lot about New Orleans, its surroundings and the local flora. And he’s amazing at putting all of this in little funny stories. The group size was just perfect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Nina, Thank you so much for taking some time to review your Twilight Paddle with us. We are so glad you had a great time with Kevin! His stories are very good! Thank you so much for recommending us to others, it means the world...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

After several days in the crazy and fun city of New Orleans, it was so nice to get out and spend the day peacefully kayaking in the Cane Bayou. We had tandem kayaks and it was my first time kayaking ever. It was really fun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Natasha, Thank you for the great review of your paddle with us! We can't wait to see more of your photos from the trip. We do tend to run long when the wildlife is out and about, we hope it did not make you too...More

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Sandals that have straps and do not come off easily in the water or shoes that you don’t mind getting wet.
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We do! We have a family canoe option available.
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