Whether you’re a total newbie or a seasoned paddler Bayou Kayaks makes paddling accessible. Bayou St. John is the perfect spot to get into kayaking. It’s calm water and short length (about 8 miles round trip) makes this a great place for sight seeing, working out, or going for a casual group paddle. Come out, meet other paddlers and see New Orleans and Bayou St. John from a whole new perspective.
We like to keep it real with our environmentally sustainable vibe so we encourage our paddlers to use public transportation, walk and even bike to our launch.
Bayou Kayaks welcomes students, visitors, locals, groups and families. You can even paddle with your dog*.
Come on and join us for an environmentally-friendly sporting activity that anyone can enjoy.
Single Kayaks: 2 hr = $22
Tandem Kayaks: 2 hr = $44
Junior Kayak: 2hr = $12
SUP’s (Paddle Boards): 2hr = $33
Hours of Operation (April 25th – September 30)
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (October 1st – April 25th)
CLOSED – Dec1-Feb 28
(April 25th – September 30)
Bayou Kayaks launches on the bank of Bayou St. John at
1101 Florida Avenue, Mid-City, New Orleans, Louisiana
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*Dog lovers: check out our FAQs for more info on kayaks, dogs and the bayou
Bayou kayaks launches on the bank of Bayou St. John at the corner of Moss St. and Florida Ave.
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