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Canoe & Trail Adventures

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Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing exprience, welcoming staff

I took the full canoing tour ib the swamps. Chad and Robert who escorted us were wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hana V
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Top Notch Trip

This, by far, was one of the highlights of our trip to NOLA. Chad did an amazing job. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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626 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3506
French Quarter
+1 504-233-0686
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took the full canoing tour ib the swamps. Chad and Robert who escorted us were wonderful - welcoming, patient, informative, unswering all the questions, telling intresting facts about the surroundings, showing us birds and spiders and alligators. And the tour itself was amaizing -...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This, by far, was one of the highlights of our trip to NOLA. Chad did an amazing job. The twighlight cruise was one theat I will rememberfor the rest of my life

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do! There are many options to visit a bayou when you are in New Orleans, but you realize quickly that many are harmful to the animals and the bayou because of the airboats. We found that this eco-friendly tour was a good option...More

Thank Andréanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my kayak trail was amazing, the guide is very knowledgable, he stopped to try to catch snakes and other animals and he did. we didnt see any alligators but it was stil cool. he took pictures for those who didnt have cameras. we stop for...More

Thank missgobonita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent canoe trip to the bayous. The guide really knew what he was talking about and the price included all necessary gear. Highly recommend!

Thank Maaria199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time kayaking up a bayou swamp/marsh to the lake with our tour guide Matt, who was passionate about the environment and the swamp wildlife which helped bring the experience to life. Unfortunately we didn't see any gators, although we saw many birds...More

1  Thank Ollie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's easy to see how much the guides enjoy what they do and the pride they take in it. It's very relaxing and great to see the bayou. I would recommend this to anyone in a heartbeat.

1  Thank tnjaramillo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands-down, kayaking or canoeing is the best way to experience the Bayou. It's the least disruptive way to travel through the waters so you really see all the animals in their natural habitat. The day I went I saw alligators, turtles, snakes, a bunch of...More

1  Thank BCSusan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would go again, thanks! Kevin is a great, knowledgable guide. Would love to make a trip in a different season to see the difference wildlife.

1  Thank William T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the four hour kayak trip with Matt and had a wonderful time. Matt was very knowledgeable about the bayou, and you could tell he was genuinely excited to explore and show us everything. We came away with so much more knowledge than we...More

Thank Kelcey D
Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kelcey, We very much appreciate the kind review! We are glad you had a great paddle with us! As it gets hotter, we try our best to keep everyone healthy and hydrated. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the city as...More

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from Lauren A | Property representative |
We do! We have a family canoe option available.
April 20, 2018|
Response from Chad A | Property representative |
TripAdviors will not let us post contact info here but you can see the number on our TripAdvisor page or book directly on our website which can also be found on our TripAdvisor page. Since you are traveling international we... More
Brittany N
April 13, 2018|
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Response from Chad A | Property representative |
Brittany, we paddle in an area where the alligators are still wild and do not associate humans with food so they do not approach the kayaks. Alligators become dangerous when they are taught to approach small boats to receive... More