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Destrehan Plantation & Large Airboat Combo with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels

 New Orleans, LA
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Spend a day in plantation country on this combination tour of Destrehan Plantation, paired with a thrilling airboat ride! Enjoy the best of both worlds, a history lesson on southern plantations and an authentic Cajun swamp experience all in the same day. Take a guided tour of Destrehan Plantation, circa 1787, the oldest plantation home in the Mississippi Valley. After a quick (optional) lunch stop, it's off for an exciting airboat tour with the licensed captain. Into the swamps of South Louisiana you go! Don't miss out, book your spot today!

Activity Highlights
  • Destrehan Plantation & Large Airboat Combo with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels
  • Visit the Slave Quarter Museum on the plantation grounds
  • Roundtrip transportation from select hotels in & around the French Quarter
  • Thrilling airboat tour in the swamps of Louisiana
  • Great experience for everyone 48" & taller

Duration: 6.5 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

What's Included
  • 6.5 Hour Destrehan Plantation & Airboat Combo with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels
  • Roundtrip transportation from most French Quarter & downtown hotels
  • Slave Quarter Museum on the plantation grounds
  • Airboat tour with certified, local boat captain
  • Hearing protection provided for airboats
  • 1 Hour Guided Destrehan Plantation tour
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please refer to the most up to date CDC guidelines prior to your activity/trip date.
  • Children under 48" tall, those with neck or back problems, or expectant mothers are not permitted to ride the airboat.
  • Airboat has a maximum capacity of 16 passengers, regardless of age or size.
  • Service animals, comfort animals, and pets are not permitted.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Do not bring expensive jewelry on the airboat.
  • The cost of food & beverages is not included.
  • Tour is not handicap accessible.
Additional information
  • Tour runs rain or shine. However, if weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded, at vendor discretion.
  • Please call provider to confirm pickup time and locations at least 24 hours before the scheduled tour time.
  • Hotel pickup typically begins at 8:15AM. Guests will return to the hotel around 2:45PM, depending on traffic.
  • The airboats are driven by a 454 Chevy Engine that will produce speeds of up to 35 miles an hour.
  • Trip is about 6.5 hours including transportation. The plantation tour is approximately 1 hour.
  • Walking the grounds of the plantation is an integral part of this experience.
  • When booking, please list the name of the hotel that you are staying in.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time.
  • Restrooms are available at the plantation.

New Orleans, LA, USA

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Destrehan Plantation & Large Airboat Combo with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels

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about 5 years ago
Has to be the best tour I took this trip would recommend this to everyone so much fun. The plantion was amazing lots of history could have spent the whole day there! The swamp tour was surreal saw so many alligators guide was funny and also informative. Only recommendation is to bring drinks and snacks it’s tight on time and what is offered at the snack bar at the boat tour is junk food. Must do for a fun vacation!
melissa chavez
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