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06/03/2020 ~ 06/09/2020

Laura Plantation: Nighttime Plantation Tour by Candlelight

 New Orleans Plantation Country, LA
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SPECIAL EVENT TOUR! Wine & Refreshments Included!

Journey to the historic Creole estate of Laura Plantation, where an intriguing tale awaits during this nighttime plantation tour. Enjoy delicious local wines and refreshments in the grandeur of the Maison Principale, and learn of the 4 generations of Creole inhabitants by candlelight. Tour the dimly-lit home and grounds while hearing true stories of greed, murder, and lust, as the past is re-told. Come on what's been called the "best history tour in the U.S." and brave Laura Plantation at night for a tour by candlelight.

Activity Highlights
  • Nighttime entry and tour of Laura Plantation
  • Unique opportunity to hear the past of the Creole mansion in a spooky setting
  • Brave the big house, gardens, and slave quarters with a flashlight
  • Visit Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and a historic sugar farmstead

Duration: 2.5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Louisiana wines
  • Light refreshments
  • Hosted candlelight experience
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Must be age 15 or older.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Not handicap accessible.
  • Self-guided tours are prohibited.
  • There is a 16 guest max for this event.
  • The minimum for the event to take place requires 6 guests.
  • Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
  • Must 21 or older to consume alcohol.
  • Transportation not included.
Additional information
  • Photos and videos are allowed inside the house on this tour.
  • Experience begins at 6:30 PM with Louisiana wines and light refreshments. The hosted experience begins at 7:00 PM.
  • Free parking available on-site.
  • A moderate amount of walking is required to complete this tour.
  • Rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to guides.
  • This is an evening experience. Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes (no heels, flip-flops, or sandals) and clothes to walk outside in the dark on uneven surfaces.
  • Restrooms are available.
Cancellation policy

Transportation is not provided for this tour so please be sure to have transportation before booking. Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.


2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090, USA

Laura Plantation: Nighttime Plantation Tour by Candlelight

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about 28 days ago
This was a great experience with a wealth of information. Considering the location, this plantation is best to visit with a tour group that includes...
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Monica M.
about 5 months ago
A nice and colorful, historic place. You can really get a feeling for the dramas that transpired here from the tour guides. They even leave you hanging...
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Dominik D.
about 8 months ago
It was a different experience !! History is scary and how cruel people could be . The only best part is woman were trusted to follow the linage but wish...
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Madhavi S.