Bayou Kayaks makes paddling accessible whether you’re a total newbie or a seasoned paddler. Bayou St. John is the perfect spot to get into kayaking. It’s calm water and short length, about 8 miles round trip, make this a great place for sight seeing, getting a workout, or 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
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (**Easter Weekend through September 30)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (October 1st – March 9th)
CLOSED – Dec1-Feb 28
**Times and dates will change with Daylight Savings Time
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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