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Highlight of our NOLA adventure! Took our kids and they loved every moment. Kevin was a superb... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relaxing, easy excursion into the bayou. Matt and Kevin were our guides and they were fantastic. They provided us with some education and storytelling while still offering a nice amount of time to just quietly paddle along in the water and enjoy the scenery. CTA really takes care of you, providing water proof cases for your phones and bottles of water. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

aubwachtel,
WOW! Thank you for taking some time to tell us about your paddle! We are excited to hear that you had a great time with us! Thank you for recommending us to others, it means more than you may know.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Full Favor of the Bayou tour. We would HIGHLY recommend this tour and tour company. Our guides, Matt and Kevin were very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was well organized and the equipment provided more than adequate.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Maureen,
Thank you so much for this awesome review of your paddle with us!! We are glad you had a great time!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this trip with Kevin 2 years ago, and liked it so much we did it again this March!
We saw different creatures in different stages of their mating and nesting patterns, and saw a lot more snakes...rat snakes stealing duck eggs, and water snakes just hanging out in the grasses until Kevin plucked them out so we could see them better and pet (!) them! Both Kevin and Matt are so knowledgeable about the history of the bayou, and about the environmental stresses all along the Louisiana wetlands, it is a fascinating experience to have them as your guides! We saw gators and turtles and lizards and ospreys nesting, and butterflies and frogs...wow! Will we do it again....oh yeah! Do yourself a huge favor, and take this trip!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carla R
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Carla,

We are excited to have you out paddling with Kevin again! It is great that you had another great time out and glad it was different than the last time. Seeing wildlife makes the paddle that much better. Thank you again for the awesome review!! Reach out to us next time you come.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A highly recommended canoeing experience. V friendly, knowledgeable and environmentally aware guides; lovely bit of the bayou going all the way to the huge Pontchartrain lake; and v easy canoes to manoeuvre - important for older people like myself. Just make sure you order your food with them beforehand - I missed out, so had to grab something at the grocers just before canoing. We saw an alligator, a tortoise, birds, several snakes which the guides managed to hold and let us touch; and an otter! Really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Elizak,

THANK YOU SO MUCH!! This is an awesome review! We are so glad you had a great time on the water. We are excited to have the wildlife back out as well. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Orleans as well.

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Reviewed March 11, 2019

We took the taste of the bayou kayak tour today and it exceeded our expectations! Kevin and Matt, our guides, were personable, very knowledgeable, easy going, and fun. On the tour, we spotted alligators, various types of snakes, turtles, birds, and frogs. We also learned about the various plants and trees in the ecosystems we kayaked through. But it was the extra touches - great, professional (or at least they look professional) photos taken of the journey and provided to us for free afterward, plus the free ice cream on the way home...unexpected treats that made this great tour even that much better. Highly recommend and would definitely book again. This was a great way to spend my birthday!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mary C
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Matt M, Guest Relations Manager at Canoe & Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

WOW! Thank you so much Mary!! We are excited to hear you had a great paddle with Kevin and I. We are getting to the time of year where everything is coming out and we absolutely love it as well! We hope you had a great rest of your birthday!!

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