Lafayette Travel and Bayou Vermillion District partner to create the Vermillion Voyage

Posted at 6:36 AM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 07:36:39-05

Lafayette Travel and the Bayou Vermilion District have partnered to create the Vermilion Voyage, a three-day overnight paddle down the Bayou Vermilion from the Acadiana Park Nature Station to Palmetto Island State Park.

Participants will have the rare opportunity to consecutively paddle just over 50 miles of the Vermilion through Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes on Thursday, March 21st – Sunday, March 24th.

Registration for the event is $400 and includes paddle craft, life jacket, guide, shuttle service, insurance costs, gear transport, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with some beverages as well as evening entertainment.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own water, snacks and other essentials they may need for the trip.

For more information, please contact Jesse Guidry at or call 337.769.3816. Or, Greg Guidroz at environmental@bayouvermili or call 337.233.4077 x 215