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Lake Martin

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1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Wonderful walk even if too early for nesting birds

Can't wait to come back in February or March when nesting birds are here. Nice visitor's center and... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2016
via mobile
Gorgeous are with lots of wildlife

This is a gorgeous lake that is teeming with wildlife year-round. There are walking trails and... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2016
Ogden, Utah
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This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals and birds.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“cajun country” (15 reviews)
“swamp tour” (59 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Can't wait to come back in February or March when nesting birds are here. Nice visitor's center and guided tours in season.

Thank RobertDeb
Reviewed January 17, 2016

This is a gorgeous lake that is teeming with wildlife year-round. There are walking trails and swamp tours you can take.

Thank AntonioCavallo72
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

We drove to Lake Martin in the late afternoon to have our first bayou experience. Walked on the boardwalk and saw lots of bird life. Beautiful and quiet.

Thank FamilyofthreeSydney
Reviewed December 22, 2015

This lake is interesting and the swamp tours out of here are great! no air boats here. You are down low and right next to nature. there is a walkway through part of the swamp area. there is also a levee that you can walk...More

Thank RamblinGypsyRose
Reviewed November 24, 2015

In October 2014 my husband and I took an excellent swamp tour on this lake with Cajun Swamp Tours, starting from the dock in Breaux Bridge. Cajun Swamp tours is a small father- and son business. Both men are locals who are very knowledgeable about...More

Thank TravelcrazyAntwerp
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Went to Lake Martin to experience the bayou. I will say the wonderful experience we had was because of Cajun Counrty Swamp Tours. Do not mistake them for their next door neighbor competitor. Shawn was so knowledgeable. Highlight of the trip, seeing an owl, two...More

1  Thank CWFSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Great in depth tour of the natural water area. Our guide was very informative about ecological environment of Lake Martin, we learned a lot and were able to get some great photos. Would do it again.

Thank Randy N
Reviewed October 25, 2015

If you are interested in a swamp tour, go to Champagne's in Breaux Bridge...and stop for brunch at Cafe des Amis!

Thank BettyN298
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We so enjoyed our time at Lake Martin and would love another day to kayak and birdwatch. No tourist trap with junk for sale, just fishin' and boats and lily pads. Look for the turtles basking in the sunshine and for the bald eagles, egrets,...More

Thank Tenighir
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Took a boat tour of the lake and saw all kinds of animals and plants. Our guide knew so many facts and figures, but now so many that it made for a stiff, boring tour. Far from it! I would recommend Champagne's Cajun Louisiana Swamp...More

Thank 703kathyh
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Laurie C
January 23, 2018|
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Response from cajungal2608 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but it would be beautiful if you could. :D
Melissa B
March 21, 2017|
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Response from wbarras | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public.
December 31, 2016|
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Response from April G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any when we were there. You might call champagne swamp tours and ask them.