The Champion Cypress Adventure
OPERATES: Daily year round (times vary season to season).
A minimum of 4 guests is required for departure.
A Great half day adventure delivered by WildNative Delta Safaris. Create your own whitewater during this adventure. Enjoy the thrill of exploring alligator infested cypress swamps in search of one HUGE Cypress – Alabama’s very own Champion Cypress. With a 27 foot base, the Champion Cypress is Alabama’s largest and an amazing site to behold. Not for the faint of heart or athletically impaired, you are likely to encounter snakes, alligators, wild hogs, and other wild beasts of the delta on this adventure.Accessible only by boat, this is a 4 hour guided tour that involves approximately 3 hours of kayaking and a reasonable hike through the swamp, which may or may not be dry. During this tour, your guide will also introduce you to the fauna and flora of the middle Delta’s cypress swamps and some of the Delta’s colorful history.
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Operates: Year Round. Advanced Reservations Required. For more information call: (251) 259-8531 or email email@example.com.
Departs: This tour meets at the General Store at Live Oak Landing. From there it is a short drive to final launch point. All tours depart at scheduled departure time. Boats and tours will not be held due to late arrivals. No reschedules or refunds will be issued for late arrivals.
Includes: A Great half day adventure! Canoe/Kayak rental (all tours delivered in Tandem Kayaks), life jackets, paddles, bottled water, guide service and gear transport. Departs Live Oak Landing, Stockton, Alabama.
What to Bring: Sense of Adventure, comfortable clothing and shoes that can get muddy, cameras, binoculars, snacks, sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses.
Important: A Waiver is required for booking. Please download the attached waiver during the booking process. This tour meets at the General Store at Live Oak Landing. From there, the guide will lead guests to the nearby launch site. NOTE: ALL Delta Safaris guided paddles are delivered in Tandem Sit In Kayaks for comfort, speed and safety. Single kayaks are available upon request for an additional fee of $10 per person.
Policies & Disclaimers
For reservations cancelled 3 or more calendar days in advance, there will be no cancellation fee.
Cancellations 2 calendar days in advance will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations within 1 calendar day of event will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
If tour is cancelled by tour operator due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or refund. Guests will be notified in the event of a weather related cancellation. Due to rapidly changing weather along the Gulf Coast, most weather related cancellations will not be made until day of event.
All tours depart at scheduled departure time. Boats and tours will not be held due to late arrivals. No reschedules or refunds will be issued for late arrivals.
Should I Tip?: Tips are not required but are graciously received. Our guides strive hard to educate and entertain. Please let your guides know how they did.
*Delta Safaris offers tours of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, Champion Cypress, Mobile Bay, Middle Bay Lighthouse, and the Port of Mobile. We believe in a Leave No Trace policy, in educating, and in preserving these amazing natural wonders for future generations.*