Lake Martin La Kayak Rentals Pack and Paddle Kayaking instructor Guide

Lake Martin La Kayak Rentals Pack and Paddle Kayaking instructor Guide


Lake Martin and it’s Cypress Island Preserve attracts thousands of visitors from across the globe to see this fantastic wading bird rookery.  The way to experience this natural wonder best is in a kayak.  Quiet, Eco friendly, and able to get in places that normal tour boats can’t – a kayak is the perfect craft for this environment.

Our tours – conducted daily – guide you through a Cypress cathedral adorned with moss and overflowing with bird life.  You will witness some of the most beautiful areas of this 800 acre lake.  Our experienced guide will take the time to acquaint you with the lake and its inhabitants as you paddle.  As the afternoon turns to evening, and the sky turns from blue to shades of fuchsia and yellow then finally deep purple we will arrive back at our launch with memories that will last a lifetime.


  • $59 per person.  Tours last 2 hours.
  • Our tours happen at leisurely pace.  You’ll have time to take photos, and witness nature.
  • The average tour size is less than 5 people.
  • If you don’t have your own waterproof case, your guide will keep your phone in their dry bag.
  • Anyone can do it!  Kayaks take little to no instruction.  You’ll be comfortable immediately.
  • Minimum age is 11 years old.
  • For people over 275 pounds, please email after you sign up.

Meeting Place:
All tours meet at the public boat launch at Lake Martin.  1321 Rookery Rd. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Lake Martin is home to Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Roseate Spoonbills, Osprey, Frogs, Alligators, and many others.  Depending upon the season, you may see migratory songbirds as well as Bald Eagles.  Your kayak is the perfect eco-friendly craft to observe the swamps in a quiet way – allowing you to experience so much more than a typical boat tour.

05/07/2019 St. Martin Parish Council Meeting voting For appeal for injunction against Business in side of Lake Martin Louisiana

St. Martin Parish Council Meeting 05/07/2019

All land owners and the public who love visiting Lake Martin for Recreational and boating activities in the soon to be a private Lake Martin should encourage our Parish Council Members to appeal the case so the incompetence of the Judge to be running in 2020 re election can be finally put to rest that Lake Martin is a state Lake and the Business in questioned will be banished from Lake Martin by the very same Judge on the case now.

We need you at the meeting on 05/07/19 to tell the parish council that they need to vote for the appeal and release the liability of the land owners to the public at large and commercial activities inside the compound of Lake Martin.


The Parish Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Carroll J. Fuselier Meeting Room, at the St. Martin Parish Annex Building, 301 West Port Street, St. Martinville, Louisiana 70582. Meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Regular Parish Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 5:00 p.m.

  • Public Works Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.

  • Administrative/Finance Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month, immediately following the Public Works Committee Meeting.

Please. All everyone you know to call there representative and let them know how important the vote to appeal the case so our land is not and liable to Public safety and the safety of everything commercial going on in the lake.

Please drive to lake Martin and see the difference in the lake now. If you drive the levy road you will now longer see the nesting birds.

A Sad Day For Lake Martin – YouTube

The water around the store is green and full of algae bloom from all the septic waste flowing in the lake. Land owners at forces to post property on edge of water and even posting and roping off access to commercial operations. We need you there and your voice. With out you we will loose this valuable resource of the legendary Mississippi spill way to the Gulf of Mexico