Moonlight & Twilight Paddle Tours

 
 

What are Louisiana swamps and bayous like at night? What sounds do you hear? What can you see? What is it like to paddle through open ponds and marshes or down a maze of bayous, with the moon overhead and surrounded by a symphony of night sounds? Every sense will be strained to absorb as much of the experience as possible. At night, swamps are alive with sounds of its inhabitants. Sometimes reflective orange-red eyes can be seen – alligators!!

 

What’s the main difference between our Moonlight and Twilight Paddle Tours?  
 

The group size of our Twilight Paddle Tours are smaller, averaging just 8 paddlers and we cap the tour at just 15 paddlers.
Twilight Paddles are also scheduled more often. Moonlight Paddler average 25 paddlers and are only schedule monthly based of the full moon date.

 

 

Twilight Paddles™

 
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Beginner Friendly

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Average Group Size

Kayaks & Canoes

 
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+ Details

  • 3-4 hour tour
  • Max tour size of just 16 paddlers for a small more intimate outdoor experience
  • Choose between kayaks or canoes
  • Can be scheduled by request - contact us if the date you want is not listed
  • Transportation may be available from New Orleans depending on the date
  • Meeting time and take-out vary according to sunset
  • Relaxed paddling pace
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+ What We Bring

  • Louisiana Master Naturalist guides
  • Canoes and kayaks, paddles, life-vest
  • Waterproof cases to protect phones
  • A unique experience in a natural Louisiana swamp
 
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+ What You Bring

  • Evening meal & drinks (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Bug spray
  • Rain gear
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+ Price for Twilight Paddles

  • $55 for adults - SAVE 5% when booking tandem kayak/canoe
  • Save $20 off each paddler when you bring your own canoe
  • Children between 6 and 10 years old can be added to canoes as a passenger for just $10
 

Our meeting time and take-out will vary according to sunset. Generally we launch 2 hours before sunset and return about 1.5 after sunset. Driving directions to the launch will be emailed once your reservation is complete.
Travel time to all launch sites is about 35-45 minutes from New Orleans. Transportation is not provided to the launch sites on Moonlight Paddles but may be available on some Twilight Paddles.
Please do not rely on Uber or Taxis as the fees will be high and the return trip is not reliable.

 

 

Moonlight Paddles™

 
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Beginner Friendly

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Average Group Size

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Canoes Only

 
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+ Details

  • Guided by Louisiana Master Naturalist
  • Average group size is 25-30 paddlers
  • 3-4 hour tour
  • Scheduled the Saturday on or before the Full Moon
  • Transportation is not available - drive time is 35-40 minutes
  • Rotating locations & paddle routes
  • Meeting time and take-out vary according to sunset
  • Relaxed paddling pace
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+ What We Bring

  • Louisiana Master Naturalist guides
  • Canoes and kayaks, paddles, life-vest
  • Waterproof cases to protect phones
  • A unique experience in a natural Louisiana swamp
 
bag.png

+ What You Bring

  • Evening meal & drinks (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Bug spray
  • Rain gear
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+ Price for Moonlight Paddles

  • $40 for individuals or $70 for 2 paddlers in a tandem canoe
  • Save $15 when you bring your own canoe or kayak
  • Children between 6 and 10 years old can be added as a passenger for just $10
 

Important:

Our meeting time and take-out will vary according to sunset. Generally we launch 2 hours before sunset and return about 1.5 to 2 hours after sunset. Driving directions to the launch will be emailed once your reservation is complete. Travel time to all launch sites is 35-45 minutes from New Orleans. Transportation is not provided to the launch sites on Moonlight Paddles™ but may be available on some Twilight Paddles. Please do not rely on Uber or Taxis as the fees will be high and the return trip is not reliable.