Reservations are required for all tours. Some tours they can be made a few hours in advance however. You can reserve your tour online or by 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 request),
TUESDAYS THROUGH SATURDAYS:
TOUR TIMES MAY VARY, HOWEVER WE TYPICALLY RUN THE TOURS DURING THESE TIMES. SWAMP AND PLANTATION TOURS ARE THE LONGEST DUE TO TRAVEL TIME.
BATON ROUGE CITY TOUR WITHOUT MUSEUM (Sundays and Mondays or by request) (2 hours)
BATON ROUGE CITY TOUR WITH MUSEUM (3 hours)
BATON ROUGE HAUNTED ADVENTURE (Monday-Saturday evenings only) (2 hours)
SWAMP TOUR BY RESERVATION (approximate) (4 hrs- allotting for traffic):
PLANTATION TOURS (varies by request) (3-4 hours)
LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM (Mondays only, or by request) (3 hours)
MYSTERY/HAUNTED PLANTATION TOUR (FRIDAY OR SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY- operates only if minimum attendance is met) (3-4 hours)
Red Stick Adventures offers transportation with our tours from many area Baton Rouge hotels and two downtown locations. THIS MUST BE ARRANGED IN ADVANCE BY CALLING US AT 225-772-7253- LEAVE A MESSAGE PLEASE FOR A RETURN CALL
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.
WHEN ACCESSIBLE, OUR REGULAR WALK UP PICK UP SPOTS ARE, BUT PLEASE CALL US TO TELL US YOU WILL MEET US HERE:
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 (fee applies) 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, with the exception of two that require parental discretion.
!!! WARNING - Parental discretion is advised for the Baton Rouge Haunted Adventure and the Mystery Haunted Tour!!!
On our other tours, the content and concepts contained in our narrative are geared more toward adults.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
STROLLERS AND HARD INFANT CARRIERS/CARSEATS:
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, or if you wish for your child to ride in a carrier/carseat, 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!!!
Until January 2018, yes, we offer a discount on SOME (not all) TOURS. We offer 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 TO QUALIFY FOR FREE limit one child per paid adult).
Coupons are available in some publications, HOWEVER all the terms of the coupon must be met in order to receive the benefit of the coupon.
We do not honor other coupons or discounts to actual venues, as they have already provided us with their best discounts.
There are no bathrooms on the mini motor coaches.
Tours are 2-4 hours long. Please make arrangements for your comfort prior to the tour, or use the museum/plantation/swamp shop facilities on those tours .
THERE IS NO READILY AVAILABLE BATHROOM ACCESS DURING THE BATON ROUGE HAUNTED ADVENTURE. WE WILL BE EXPLORING AREAS THAT ARE CLOSED (NIGHTTIME) AND DO NOT HAVE EXTERIOR FACILITIES. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS "TO GO" BEFORE THE TOUR OR WAIT UNTIL WE ARE FINISHED WITH THE TOUR. REMEMBER- IT IS ONLY 2 HOURS LONG.
For our other tours- 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.