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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.

501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

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Whitney Museum Plantation and Airboat Swamp Tour

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about 6 months ago
I booked a tour of the Whitney Plantation with this company and had an excellent experience. The Whitney is the only plantation that focuses on slavery, and...
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Lucy M.
about 3 years 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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about 3 years ago
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