Explore Louisiana: Guided tour takes you to the Tabasco factory, kayaking in the bayou

Participants on Gondwana EcoTours kayak through oak trees draped with moss along Manchac Swamp. Bald eagles, turtles, snakes, alligators and egrets can be found in its waters.
(Gondwana EcoTours)

Explore the bayous and byways of southern Louisiana on a new four-day tour offered by Gondwana EcoTours.

Guided activities include a swamp boat tour of the Lake Martin wildlife refuge, home to more than 200 species of birds and numerous alligators; a walking tour of Whitney Plantation and its slavery museum; and a kayak tour of Bayou Teche.

Other highlights include a tour of the famed Tabasco sauce factory on Avery Island, a Cajun cooking lesson, and a seafood boil with a private chef.

Day trips to New Orleans and the surrounding area also available.


Dates: Offered year-round with a minimum of two participants

Price: From $1,499 per person. Includes accommodations, all meals, pick-up, drop-off and transportation between activities, and local driver/guide.

Info: Gondwana EcoTours, (877) 587-8479


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