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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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Kayak in Cajun Swamp

Kayaked around the lake with my son (lives in Florida) who was visiting for Thanksgiving. Weather... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
maryducote
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Gorgeous

Awesome teeming with wild birds, animals, trees, water plants, fish. Go on a sunset your. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lizzardo
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This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals and birds.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beautiful lake” (20 reviews)
“swamp tour” (62 reviews)
“cajun country” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
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+1 337-342-2475
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"beautiful lake"
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"swamp tour"
in 62 reviews
"cajun country"
in 14 reviews
"bird watching"
in 10 reviews
"nature conservancy"
in 8 reviews
"cypress trees"
in 11 reviews
"nesting birds"
in 5 reviews
"rent kayaks"
in 3 reviews
"bird life"
in 5 reviews
"visitor center"
in 5 reviews
"hour tour"
in 6 reviews
"catfish"
in 3 reviews
"rookery"
in 17 reviews
"boat"
in 28 reviews
"fishing"
in 16 reviews
"tours"
in 37 reviews
"trail"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Kayaked around the lake with my son (lives in Florida) who was visiting for Thanksgiving. Weather was sunny and temperature in the 70’s. Perfect day to get some one on one time in a beautiful setting. Large gators and many birds. Can never get enough...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome teeming with wild birds, animals, trees, water plants, fish. Go on a sunset your. It is well worth the experience. I recommend Cajun Country Swamp Tours. Quiet boat with educated guides who grew up in the area and are very knoledgeable.

Thank lizzardo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one beautiful lake! I do love the wildlife protection on some of these animals. Definitely a must!

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip on Lake Martin is a must when in Breaux Bridge. We recommend the kayaks with Altum (ask for Jannine) but for the less sporty, there are also guided boat trips from various operators.

Thank Ecogourmande
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Beautiful lake with plentiful swamp and bird nesting areas and populated with a plentitude of local birds, alligators, herons, eagles etc. We saw a nesting bald eagle, at least 20+ alligators of all sizes, gorgeous blue herons and too many other majestic birds to mention....More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I brought my family on a tour at Lake Martin with Cajun Swamp Tours. Jarred was our guide. Very knowledge, patient, friendly. Beginning of May was the right time to do it, almost too hot already. I can't imagine the summer would be fun due...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

The vegetation and wildlife were amazing. We also reviewed the Champagne Swamp Tour on this lake. It was excellent.

Thank Christine K
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We did 3 our self guided tour among many alligators and beautiful birds. Cory was very efficient and friendly and gave us good tips for evening Cajun Music. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

Thank AgnesBlanche2014
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Beautiful reserve with typical southern beauty. There were a few birds but no other life forms. The trail wasn't clearly defined, though...

Thank pyroqueen
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The best and most foremost is taking the two hour boat tour around Lake Martin...The men that do this are very well educated in the history and wildlife of their great state. I would recommend all who travel to this area to take the time...More

Thank Mary F
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Lizhennig
19 May 2018|
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Response from KMKJZ | Reviewed this property |
I didn't walk around the lake so I don't know. We took a swamp tour by boat which was terrific.
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Logan C
15 May 2018|
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Response from 748glennb | Reviewed this property |
Yes. No problem going by yourself
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Laurie C
24 January 2018|
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Response from Cheré C | Reviewed this property |
No, there's no camping.
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