Destrehan Plantation & Airboat Combo From New Orleans

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Combination tour of Destrehan Plantation and a thrilling airboat tour! Enjoy plantation history and a Cajun experience in the same day. First take a guided tour of Destrehan Plantation, the oldest plantation home in the Mississippi Valley, circa 1787. After a quick (optional) lunch stop, it's off for an exciting airboat tour with your licensed captain, in the swamps of South Louisiana!

Activity Highlights

  • Combination tour of Destrehan Plantation and a thrilling airboat tour
  • Visit the Slave Quarter Museum on the plantation grounds
  • Round trip transportation from most hotels in & around the French Quarter
  • Free time for lunch on your own

What's Included

  • Narrated round trip transportation from most French Quarter and downtown hotels.
  • Guided tour for Destrehan Plantation.
  • Slave Quarter Museum on the plantation grounds.
  • Optional lunch stop.
  • Airboat tour with certified boat captain.
  • Hearing protection provided for airboats.

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera


  • No pregnant women on the airboat.
  • No children less than 48" on the airboat.
  • People with neck or back problems are not allowed to ride the airboat.
  • Cost of food & beverages are not included.
  • Do not bring expensive jewelry on the airboat.
  • Due to the historic nature of the home, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
  • Transportation services do not pick up at private residences or short term rentals like Air B&Bs or VRBO. Please locate the nearest hotel in downtown New Orleans for pick up.

Additional information

  • This tour runs daily, rain or shine.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time.
  • Walking the grounds of the plantation is an integral part of this experience.
  • When booking, list the name of the hotel you are staying at in the comments box.
  • Please call 504-689-3599 to confirm pickup time and locations at least 24 hours before your scheduled tour time.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date 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. If the guide calls off the tour due to weather, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.

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  • Brandi H. about 17 days ago

    **CHAZ is the best!**We booked our tour prior to the trip and decided to take the tour with the smaller airboat- this holds about 12 people. Our boats... Read More on Yelp

  • Carol D. about 20 days ago

    We had a great tour - we found it and booked it on TripAdvisor. We did the Destrehan Plantation and small airboat tour ($149 per person - 6 hour tour) I... Read More on Yelp

  • Susan S. about 27 days ago

    I booked the small airboat tour and Oak Alley. We had Capt Dewey as our guide. OMG what a fantastic tour. We were saw a bunch of gators including Hercules... Read More on Yelp

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