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Kayak-iti-Yat Original Kayaking Tours of New Orleans

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Fun, laid-back tour great for locals and visitors

This tour had lots of bird and animal sightings, was a fun and easy paddle, hosted by super... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David L

Thanks for the great tips on kayaking, it was just a perfect trip. Would recommend this to anyone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lindsey R
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“bayou st”(43 reviews)
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Locally owned, family run. Capture New Orleans from a different perspective. Kayak our beautiful bayou as we guide you along our historic waterway. We'll keep with the pace of the city--nice and easy, taking in the southern scenery, hospitality and...more
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3494 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2911
+1 512-964-9499
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour had lots of bird and animal sightings, was a fun and easy paddle, hosted by super friendly and knowledgeable guides.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great tips on kayaking, it was just a perfect trip. Would recommend this to anyone at any skill level. Definitely one of the best parts of NOLA.

Thank Lindsey R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We kayaked and had a great tour! Then we hiked to the Ponchartrain and took a swim!! It was AAAHHHMAZING!!!!! We had such a great time!! Very nice people and clean kayak!! Definitely a MUST DO!!!!!!

Thank Markandkim T
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We took this tour with our family of 5 kids, ages 9, 10, 12, 14 and 16. Before the trip, two of the kids loved kayaking, two were on the fence, and the 16 year old was a sworn couch potato that would rather die...More

Thank moxyjean
Reviewed August 10, 2018

My two teenage children and I wanted to do a bit of exploring by kayaking. we were staying in New Orleans for the week and had done the swamp tour etc and wanted to do something around New Orleans. I found this site on the...More

Thank happymother2018
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I had so much fun on this trip! Sonny is a great and informative leader. He spoke about the history of New Orleans, but also allowed plenty of time for casual conversation. It's a beautiful route in a part of New Orleans not usually seen...More

Thank Lizzie G
Reviewed June 27, 2018

My husband and I took the tour last week. We are almost 70 and not in the best of shape so I worried if we could finish a two hour session. The kayaks are pretty comfortable, Sonny and Sara help you in and out of...More

1  Thank ellasahar
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went out with Sunny earlier this week and we had a great experience. He is extremely knowledgeable on the history of Louisina and New Orleans, plus his knowledge and love of nature is easy to see and unsurpassed by anyone else...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed June 13, 2018

My mother and I went on this amazing kayak ride and every minute was filled with rich New Orleans history told by our expert kayaking guide Sonny! We did a morning ride and the weather for early June was spectacular! The water was calm and...More

Thank Taryn U
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This was easy to book, easy to get to...All we had to do was show up and all of the equipment was waiting for us. It was so much fun to explore the bayou, and Sonny and Sara were so nice and personable. Highly recommend!

Thank Ellie S
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Renee D
May 8, 2018|
Response from kayakitiyat | Property representative |
Hey Renee! You are welcome to bring your own kayak to use on our tour; we give a $15 discount off the ticket price. Keep in mind, not all equipment is suited for all environments. It’d be best to contact us directly via... More
April 12, 2015|
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Response from kayakitiyat | Property representative |
The kayaks we use most often have a limit of 6'5" (198cm) and 275lbs. (125kg), however we can accommodate any size. We have a few other kayaks that can hold a much larger person. We use Jackson kayaks out of Tennessee. As... More