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Address: Breaux Bridge, LA
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Description: This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals...
This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals and birds.
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We got cut short by lightening and even so it was a great value. It was a calm ride good for infants to elderly, with good clean humor, and accurate ecological information of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We got cut short by lightening and even so it was a great value. It was a calm ride good for infants to elderly, with good clean humor, and accurate ecological information of interest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Loved scenery, but boat tours of 2 hours is too long in sweltering South LA weather. Spied alligators and many roosting birds.

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Piedmont, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My son and I stopped by for a swamp tour but did not have time. Instead took this place in. Just walking the shoreline, saw several small gators. It was everything you would expect. Spend some time there; you'll enjoy the time spent.

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Alligators, nutria, and in the spring, thousands of nesting roseate spoonbills, egrets and other wonderful birds. Trails around the lake, lake tours available by boat by locals. Bring a lunch, sit around. Free and fun for all. Locals go too just to check out what's happening with the birds.

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Ile-de-France, France
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our family enjoyed our outdoor adventure. Saw baby alligators and a few adult alligators taking in some sun. The hiking trail was safe and secure. We saw lots of abundant wildlife. Amazing views of the swamps.

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Lacombe, Canada
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I solo kayaked here at sunset with a rental kayak from Breaux Bridge - one of my most cherished vacation experiences. The spanish moss from the cypress trees, the turtles, the smells and sounds make this a little Louisiana jewel off the beaten path.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Absolutely love Lake Martin, especially in springtime. Hundreds of egrets, herons and roseate spoonbills are nesting in the rookery. Wonderful photo ops both on the road and by taking a boat tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A must do when you're around Breaux Bridge or La Fayette! We did a Kayak tour (Champagne Tours) with our personal guide Don. Beautiful area.

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Weimar, California
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Words cannot describe the beauty of this lake and swamp. We went on a two hour tour with Sean from Cajun Country Swamp Tours and it was the best thing I've ever done on any of the vacations I've been on. The guide was super knowledgeable about the plant and animal life. We want to go back on our way... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We took a swamp tour and learned so much. Very relaxing. Make sure this is something you're u do. The flora and fauna were awesome. Saw so many alligators!....

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Address: Address: Breaux Bridge, LA
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Breaux Bridge

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