Experience hosted by Walt

8 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 3 people
Includes food, drinks, and equipment

What you'll do

This is an adventure in the basics of survival along with a beautiful in depth swamp tour, where most fear to tread.
See nature like never before, while learning the basic survival skills needed for everything from the end of the world, to the zombie apocalypse;)
You will learn to build basic shelters in the wilderness, make fire like the Native Americans did, basic food foraging and much more...when we are done, you will leave feeling better about yourself and your capabilities, as well as a greater appreciation for the wilderness and nature.
Other things to note
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This is an adventure in the basics of survival along with a beautiful in depth swamp tour, where most fear to tread.
See nature like never before, while learning the basic survival skills needed for everything from the end of the world, to the zombie apocalypse;)
You will learn to build basic shelters in the wilderness, make fire like the Native Americans did, basic food foraging and much more...when we are done, you will leave feeli…

What's included

  • Food
    Meat or vegetarian
  • Drinks
    Water will be provided, as well as wine or spirits for a celebratory toast...
  • Equipment
    All gear including safety gear will be provided, as well as photos from you...

Meet your host, Walt

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • Identity verified
I am a Louisiana native who grew up exploring these swamps. I’m a 13 yr Naval Special Warfare vet, and spent the last 8 years teaching survival skills to at risk youth in the deep wilderness of Utah. I love nature and the silence of the wilderness...join me for an adventure of a lifetime.
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From $320
/ person
$320 per person, previously $400
$320 per person, previously $400

Where you'll be

Imagine yourself with the sun going down for the night, as all the creatures in the swamp begin coming to life. Working hard to get your fire going for the night (primitive style)
You will gain a deeper appreciation for the wilderness as well as a better understanding of what your capable of in a pinch.
This truly is a few hours that can and will, change your life.
We will spend 8 hrs exploring and learning basic survival skills in the swamps

Choose from available dates

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Activity advisory

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Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

A change of clothing...