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Lake Martin

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1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Bayou visit

Went to Lake Martin to experience the bayou. I will say the wonderful experience we had was because... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2015
Santa Cruz, CA
Great Country Swamp Tour

Great in depth tour of the natural water area. Our guide was very informative about ecological... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Randy N
Lyford, Texas, United States
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This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals and birds.
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1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Went to Lake Martin to experience the bayou. I will say the wonderful experience we had was because of Cajun Counrty Swamp Tours. Do not mistake them for their next door neighbor competitor. Shawn was so knowledgeable. Highlight of the trip, seeing an owl, two...More

1  Thank CWFSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Great in depth tour of the natural water area. Our guide was very informative about ecological environment of Lake Martin, we learned a lot and were able to get some great photos. Would do it again.

Thank Randy N
Reviewed 25 October 2015

If you are interested in a swamp tour, go to Champagne's in Breaux Bridge...and stop for brunch at Cafe des Amis!

Thank BettyN298
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We so enjoyed our time at Lake Martin and would love another day to kayak and birdwatch. No tourist trap with junk for sale, just fishin' and boats and lily pads. Look for the turtles basking in the sunshine and for the bald eagles, egrets,...More

Thank Tenighir
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Took a boat tour of the lake and saw all kinds of animals and plants. Our guide knew so many facts and figures, but now so many that it made for a stiff, boring tour. Far from it! I would recommend Champagne's Cajun Louisiana Swamp...More

Thank 703kathyh
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We rented a canoe and took it on Lake Martin and it was gorgeous. Old cypress trees with flowing Spanish moss and tons of lily pads with their flowers in different stages of bloom. We saw giant egrets, great blue herons, and turtles. We also...More

1  Thank costaricaconnections
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Absolutely beautiful Eco-systems -- must be seen from a boat tour. Many varieties of birds, plants and animals.

Thank Jm S
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I spent one afternoon exploring Lake Martin on a kayak. I spotted quite a few white egrets, baby blue herons and turtles. If you paddle softly, you can come real close to these birds. A couple on kayaks told me they saw an alligator swimming...More

Thank asiacentury2000
Reviewed 6 September 2015

great tour by passionate guide. we went there at spring time, so the gators where small and hidden, but we saw 3 or 4, and we felt like sharing respectfully their territory. If ever it's not a good period for gators, bayous are still an...More

1  Thank claude b
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This place is such a nice area is South Louisiana. I have been here a few times, and it is so peaceful out there. There is a rookery for anyone who loves bird watching. There are a few trails for those who like to hike,...More

2  Thank LaneVids_on_YouTube
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Melissa B
22 March 2017|
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Response from wbarras | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public.
31 December 2016|
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Response from April G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any when we were there. You might call champagne swamp tours and ask them.