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Giant Salvinia Battle Sometime in late January, 2019, a large mat of giant salvinia along with a much smaller portion of water hyacinth suddenly appeared in Bayou St John. Both of these invasive plants present a threat to the navigability of the bayou. Giant salvinia is an aquatic invasive plant from Brazil with aggressive reproduction cycle and no local predators. E...
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Custom Group Paddles

Custom Group Par-taay! Calling all bachelor and bachelorette parties! Company team building, family reunions, birthday parties…How’s about a paddle for everyone? Two hours on beautiful Bayou St. John right in the heart of Mid-City, easily reachable by streetcar, bus, bike or cab. Here’s an activity to bring everyone together—easy enough for those less active folks but satisf...
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Pontchartrain Paddle

Available by reservation only, we offer kayaking tours seven days a week, year-round. The tour lasts about four hours. This is the most dynamic of our Bayou St. John tours; geared towards active, outdoor-type folks, though kayaking experience is not necessary.  We paddle the entire length of Bayou St. John and back. This paddle includes the route of the Big Easy Bayou Tou...
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Big Easy Bayou Tour

Lasting about two hours, this tour may appeal to those looking for less of a time and athletic commitment. Great opportunity for first-time kayakers! From West Indies-style architecture of the late 1700s to Frank Lloyd Wright inspired homes, you’ll travel through time as we paddle from one charming neighborhood to the next, all the while learning the history and significance ...
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