New Orleans, LA > Plantation Tours
07/08/2020 ~ 07/14/2020

Whitney Museum Plantation and Airboat Swamp Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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Journey off the beaten path into the Louisiana back-country on a Whitney Museum Plantation and Airboat Swamp Tour. Get whisked away to a former sugar plantation and slavery museum where you can marvel at the big house, well-preserved original structures, and slave memorial. From there you can dine on authentic New Orleans' country fare on your scenic drive into the wetlands. Enjoy a thrilling airboat swamp tour where you can spot the great American alligator and other local wildlife.

Activity Highlights
  • Guided tour of Whitney Plantation and grounds with airboat tour
  • Hear the recorded oral histories of slaves in the Whitney Memorial
  • Learn about the wetlands and the American alligator on an educational tour
  • Authentic Louisiana back-country feast is optional and not included

Duration: 8.5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Combo Plantation and Swamp Tour
  • 1 hour and 40 minutes swamp tour by airboat
  • Admission to Whitney Plantation
  • Guided tour of plantation house, grounds and out buildings
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Guests should wear comfortable shoes
  • Dress appropriately for weather
  • Bug spray
  • Outside food and beverages are prohibited in vehicle.
  • The tour is not handicap accessible.
  • Due to the historic nature of the home access to 2nd floor living quarters is by stairs only.
  • Riders must be 48” or taller.
  • No children under 6 permitted on airboat.
  • No expectant mothers.
  • No one with back or neck problems.
Additional information
  • Tour departs rain or shine.
  • A significant amount of walking takes place on the plantation grounds.
  • Restrooms and gift shop located at the plantation.
  • Pickups are only available at Basin Street Station, French Quarter Hotels, Central Business District Hotels, and Garden District Hotels as well as Bed & Breakfast & Airbnbs within these locations.
  • Pickup time is between 8 - 8:30am.
Cancellation policy

Customer must cancel 24 hours prior to the trip time in order to receive a full refund minus a $5 fee. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to trip time will not be eligible for a refund. Guests may reschedule tickets (subject to availability) only if guests do so at least 24 hours in advance. No-shows will not be refunded.


501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

Whitney Museum Plantation and Airboat Swamp Tour

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about 6 months ago
We were very happy with N'awlins Luxury Tours. Dionne was very helpful on the phone as we were booking our visit to the Whitney Plantation--and then she was...
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Hilary J.
about 11 months ago
Captain Dillon was totally awesome!! Sooo knowledgeable. He worked hard to show us the different aspects of the swamp. Winky made his appearance, and Suzy...
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Richard B.
about 1 year ago
We used N'awlins Luxury Tours to get from New Orleans to Whitney Plantation and were very pleased. They were always available by phone and extremely...
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