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Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans provided by Louisiana Tour Company

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Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This action-packed day tour from New Orleans combines two top experiences—a visit to Destrehan Plantation, and a swamp cruise through Louisiana's wetlands. Avoid the hassle of arranging transport, and benefit from having door-to-door transfers included. Learn about the history of a former sugar plantation that dates back to 1787, and get the chance to spot turtles, gators, birds, snakes, and more, on a covered boat tour.
Itinerary
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    Destrehan Plantation
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Pick-up begins at 8:15am with a short 30 minute ride to Destrehan Plantation. Transportation is provided by our sister company “Alert Transportation.” The driver goes hotel to hotel for the pick-up service. We ask that you allow us up to 30 minutes for the pick-up which will be curbside of your hotel. While taking the Destrehan Plantation tour, you will be viewing the oldest standing Plantation in the Mississippi Valley that is surrounded by majestic, 300 year old Oak Trees. The house has been beautifully restored to its original glory. The Destrehan Plantation house tour is approximately 1 hour and is given by professional tour guides that will enlighten and entertain you on this trip through history. A Slave Quarter museum is a part of your tour of the plantation grounds. That will give you 20 minutes after the tour to walk around the grounds and take some pictures.
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Highlights
  • Save time—combine a trip to Destrehan Plantation and a swap tour in a day
  • No need to go to a meeting place—hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Hear stories about antebellum plantation life, and the 1811 Slave Revolt
  • Great for nature fans—spot local wildlife such as gators, snakes, and otters
Important Information
Duration
6h 15m
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup: please list hotel you are being picked up from.
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Destrehan Plantation
  • Entry/Admission - Barataria Preserve
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pam S wrote a review Sep 2020
Baton Rouge, Louisiana10 contributions1 helpful vote
The swamp tour was the best! We didn’t do the airboat and I am glad we didn’t! We did the “casual” boat ride and where able to see tons of alligator from about 12 feet to babies! Came up to the boat! It was so awesome!! I highly recommended it!!!!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
Responded 16 Sep 2020
Thank you for the great recommendation, Pam!
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palakkad1 wrote a review Feb 2020
Calgary, Canada65 contributions23 helpful votes
This was one of the highlights of our visit to NOLA Glimpse into the past and sailing the swamp waters!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from NOLASWAMPGUY, Manager at Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
Responded 22 Feb 2020
We are happy to know that we were the highlight of your visit! Thank you for taking the time to write us a positive recommendation!
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B A wrote a review Dec 2019
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Excellent tour guide and driver, Mary E was energetic and well informed. No gators whilst in the swamp because of the season but would definitely do it again. My new husband and I had a great time.
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
Responded 22 Dec 2019
We are glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with our company. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for the great review!
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fms1000 wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Great tour Tour guide was very informative Giving us history of Louisiana and New Orleans plantation tour was great swamp tour was a lot of fun especially feeding the alligators
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
Responded 8 Nov 2019
Thank you for the positive review! We are glad that you had a great experience!
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modolr wrote a review Jun 2019
Saint Louis, Missouri21 contributions26 helpful votes
Recently went on a combo tour with Louisiana Tour Company and it was great! The plantation was just ok but the airboat portion was exceptional. We chose to ride the smallest airboat and it was worth every penny. Rocky was our guide for the afternoon and he did an exceptional
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Response from MIlton W, Owner at Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans
Responded 9 Jul 2019
We do appreciate your time to send us this great review.
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By: Louisiana Tour Company
Tammy W
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More fun than you can imagine!
We were given this tour as a gift and it was wonderful. It’s beautiful scenery and so informative! We were on the a
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Karen N
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Just right.
Never been here before. This city tour covered all the places I wanted, including Katrina information.
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keri s
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Great way to see a bit of the city
A tour is such a great way to get a glimpse of a city. The bus was not ideal for looking out and enjoying what the
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Knoelmarg
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Captain Chaz is Louisiana's Steve Irwin!
100% recommend this excursion if you're in NoLa! We were picked right up from the hotel, had a very educational tou
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HappyArizonaSun
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Amazing Tour With Darren
This is our 1st visit to New Orleans. There is a lot to figure out and process. As soon as we sat down in Darrens
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V2005JAmarilyns
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1st time visitors
A must do! Our guide was a history teacher which was even better as he gave us the tour. Learned alot about the a
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neilmS9417AV
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It was an awsome experience
Amazing Airboat ride! So interesting! Lot's of alligators! Big ones too! Had an amazing tour guide! Would high
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STvetene
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Chaz made our day!!!
Went on a girls trip and got Chaz and his boat all to ourselves! He is cut from the same cloth as these Montana gir
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bbiskup
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Best adventure in New Orleans!
Looking for an adventure that is unique to your NOLA experience? This airboat swamp tour will be a highlight! Excel
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christopherrK1337NM
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Fun Day
We enjoyed the tour of Oak Alley quite a lot. They gave a great history of the plantation. I highly recommend the m
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Nirolevy
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Great tour! Everything you need
We had a great time and we learned a lot during this trip. It’s almost and entire day but it’s well worth the while
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michellegX1680NN
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Amazing Tour
My sister, cousin, and I have visited New Orleans every year for over 5 years. We usually hang out on Canal, see se
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HeyGuysSos
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Nice Day
Guides are friendly and accommodating. The transportation there was comfortable and safe. Beautiful plantation and
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DianeSSSS445
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Great Time
Tour was Great. The driver was entertaining and safe. The grounds were absolutely beautiful the guide was entertain
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DianeSSSS445
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Best Experience
My Captain Reggie provided the most magical experience. The way he moved his arms was so sexy. The alligators we s
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h 15m
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