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Mardi Gras Guide

Best of the Season!    By Jeffrey Chitek   New Orleans in February is one of the social marvels of the world.  Carnival leads into Mardi Gras and there is virtually no stoppage time in between.  The city is made of color during this period. It is a pure celebration of life, love and vice.  People wear their insides on the outside in the form of intricate homemade costumes and provocative fashion.  The parties and debauchery go all night to meet the next days sun. If you were to continually participate in all of the action, you would surely perish due to bliss or exhaustion, whichever comes first.  The key to surviving carnival season is careful selection and moderation of said activity. Following is a summary of things to do in the month of February considering a healthy balance of…

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January 4, 2020

New Orleans Bachelorette Party Guide; Hotels, Things to do and Eat

New Orleans Bachelorette Party Planning Guide We love to party and when it comes to our guide’s very own Bachelorette parties, they tend to stay in town and let loose.  Here are some of their favorites. Ace Hotel The Butcher Bachelorette Party Boat

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December 21, 2019

Best Fried Chicken in NOLA

The Best Fried Chicken Joints in New Orleans Willie Mae’s Scotch House I’ve had nearly religious experiences here! Without question, this is the best fried chicken in the universe! I would love to learn about anywhere that might challenge it. The modest prices and amazing food in a living room setting can’t be beat! If…

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December 9, 2019

NEW FOR 2020! New Orleans Adventure 1/2 Day Kayak Swamp Eco Tours

We are now offering eco kayak swamp tours that let stay out in the swamps longer and relax, have lunch and kick your feed up. This adventure is for more intermediate kayakers who have gone kayaking once or twice and can handle paddling for more than 2 hours. As you meander through the Manchac Swamp…

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December 1, 2019

October Fun in NOLA!

Let’s Kick it October Style! By AJ Nash October in New Orleans is an exciting time of year! In a city that costumes much better than most; Halloween here is unparalleled! It’s every bit as wild as you need it to be. I’ll leave that up to your imagination and offer a few suggestions that…

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September 4, 2019

Kelley’s Favorite Wintertime Activities in New Orleans

Part 1- Three awesome things to do in New Orleans during the winter are to play music and sing, as well as going to the town to listen to live music. Cultivating energy on the dance floor is amazing, preferably at the fore-mentioned live music show. Last but not least, the very best thing you…

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January 17, 2019

Free Bayou St. John Cleanup Event

Hidden Adventure Tours is putting on a cleanup event!  Join us as we honor the Bayou St. John and use our kayaks to make some rounds and clean up the area.  Give back and get that good feeling. COST: Free – $5 suggested donation if your feeling generous then —>$ donated to an Environmental organization (TBD) WHEN: Jan…

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December 29, 2018

Wood Duck Houses

Wood Duck Boxes in Maurepas and Manchac Swamps by Sunny Boicourt Louisiana is one of the most important states for wintering and migratory waterfowl. Each year, 10% of the funds collected for hunting licenses here are allocated to conservation efforts throughout North America in the breeding grounds of waterfowl which will later migrate through or winter here….

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November 17, 2018

Adventures of Josh Jack

Our beloved guide, Josh Jack recently walked from Mexico to Canada…He is an amazing person.  He is now back sharing stories and guiding kayak tours with us in New Orleans.  This is an article written about his travels. Triple Crown Trails by: Andrew Bellacomo In whiteout conditions on a 7,500-foot ridge in Glacier National Park,…

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November 3, 2018


Next year on Halloween, I will paddle a pumpkin through the swamp. Next year on Halloween, I will dress up as a werewolf and scare fisherman at dusk.

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October 20, 2018

Alligator Jokes

Hey! Here’s a long list of one-liners you can use on your next swamp adventure!  I’m sorry and you’re welcome Q: What do you call an alligator in a vest? A: An Investigator Q: What’s the similarity between a Alligator and Windows? A: Neither of them has enough bytes! Q: How many arms has a…

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October 2, 2018