Reservations are strongly recommended and easy to make online by either CALLING US at 225-772-7253
Our tours sell out quite often and a reservation is the best way to avoid missing your desired date and time.
Not all tours and times are available every day. Please check our reservation sites or call to verify. 225-772-7253.
(Call to see what we can offer on Mondays, varies by guest rquest)
TUESDAYS THROUGH SATURDAYS:
SWAMP TOUR BY RESERVATION (approximate):
TUESDAYS - SATURDAYS: CITY TOUR WITH MUSEUM (MORNING OR AFTERNOON), SWAMP TOUR, PLANTATION TOUR, LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM, CUSTOM TOURS
PLANTATION TOUR (approximate): 8am - 7pm
LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM (approximate): 8:30am - 4:30pm
SWAMP TOUR BY RESERVATION (approximate): 8am-noon, 10:30am-2:30pm, 12:30pm-5pm, 2:45pm-6:45pm.
SUNDAYS: GROUPS OF MORE THAN TWO (2) GUESTS, CALL FOR TOUR AVAILABILITY AND TO SCHEDULE
Red Stick Adventures offers transportation with our tours from many area Baton Rouge hotels and two downtown locations.
Hotel pick up is a courtesy service included in your tour price, however we cannot guarantee service to your hotel.
** IF YOU ARE USING A MOBILE/CELLULAR DEVICE TO MAKE A RESERVATION, PLEASE EMAIL US AT email@example.com WITH YOUR TOUR DATE AND NAME AND HOTEL SO WE CAN ARRANGE PICK UP FOR YOU**
We provide hotel pick up service, by reservation, to the following hotels:
FOR OTHER BATON ROUGE AREA HOTEL LOCATIONS, Please contact us BY PHONE AT 225-772-7253 OR BY EMAIL at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 12 hours in advance of your desired tour date/time. Please include your contact information, hotel name and location and date/time of desired tour.
To be picked up from your hotel: Please indicate on your reservation in which hotel you are staying. If your hotel is not included on the list, please call at 225-772-7253 or by emailing us ASAP at email@example.com with the day and time of your tour so we can make arrangements for your pickup. We will contact you with your pickup time soon after you make your reservation.
Where will you pick me up at the hotel? Please be at the hotel check-in driveway, outdoor awning or lobby at the designated time. Hotel Indigo Guests please meet on Convention Street.
WHEN ACCESSIBLE, OUR REGULAR WALK UP PICK UP SPOTS ARE:
When will you pick me up? We will contact you with your pickup time soon after you make your reservation.
Due to schedule, you may need to be ready for your hotel pick up to 1-2 hours in advance of the scheduled tour time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we promise the tour is worth the wait.
Due to the potential for unexpected traffic delays within the city, we cannot guarantee an exact pick up or return time, but we will do our best to be as close as possible. Every attempt is made to remain on schedule and to return you to your hotel for the time indicated. We suggest giving yourself 1-2 hours extra time “cushion” in advance of any other scheduled event or appointment you may have later in the day. Should you have a special concern regarding your return time, please advise us upon making your reservation and discuss this with your driver.
Red Stick Adventures tours operate RAIN OR SHINE, unless there is closure due to an extreme weather event (such as torrential storms, tropical storms, hurricanes, or in the extreme rare event- snow) or closures of most of our accessible areas due to circumstances beyond our control or ACTS of NATURE/GOD.
Red Stick Adventures has a no refund policy for tours, unless you cancel more than 12 hours in advance of your scheduled tour.
In the rare event that Red Stick Adventures cancels a tour, you will be offered a refund of your purchase price only (does not include fees, postage or other incidental costs).
On rainy days, we suggest wearing water-resistant shoes, bringing an extra pair of socks, wearing a poncho or raincoat, and/or carrying an umbrella.
Comfortable, casual attire is recommended.
We recommend comfortable walking shoes for all of our tours.
All tours will require walking from the mini bus to the venue and back, so you may consider weather as a factor in your outfit decision.
If you have insect or sun exposure concerns, we suggest the use of sunscreen and/or bug repellent, especially for the Swamp Tours and LSU Rural Life Museum Tours.
ON THE PHONE: You can hold your reservation by credit card (fees do apply).
IN PERSON: We accept cash and credit cards or PayPal (fee does apply) with photo i.d.
Credit cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Yes. Our tours are perfect for any age group.
The content and concepts contained in our narrative are geared more toward adults, however.
For larger groups with more children (reserved groups of more than 6), we can accommodate a different narrative for a younger audience, with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice. Please email us at info@redstickadventures to discuss.
Due to space limitations, and for the comfort of all of our guests, strollers are not permitted on the tours. Child-carrier backpacks, slings, and front-packs are allowed.
Children under three years-old should be lap sitting and must sit in a parent’s lap for the entirety of the tour.
If you wish for your child of any age to have a seat for himself/herself, please pay the “Child Ticket” rate (under age 11 only) versus the “Lap sitting child” ticket.
No, tips are not included but are welcome and appreciated!!!
Yes, we offer a senior citizen discount (over 65 years-old only), Active Military discount (with valid Active Military ID), and children three years-old and younger are free (but MUST BE LAP SITTING, limit one child per paid adult).
There are no bathrooms on the mini motor coaches.
Bathrooms are available at the swamp site, the plantation grounds, the LSU Rural Life Museum, and the Capitol Park/LA State Museum.
You should choose a Red Stick Adventures Tour because we offer unforgettable journeys, and sightseeing tours. All of our tours provide you with great memories from your visit to Louisiana.
With service from most area hotels, we offer convenience and provide a relaxing way to travel as you enjoy learning more about our unique culture and history.
We are Authentic Louisiana at Every Turn!
We look forward to serving you!
Unfortunately, our buses are not handicap-lift equipped and for insurance reasons, our drivers are not able to offer assistance.
* A printed tour is available for any hearing impaired guests who may join us on our tour.