Destrehan Plantation & Swamp Boat Combo From New Orleans

Based on 352 reviews

Combination tour of Destrehan Plantation and a scenic swamp boat ride! Enjoy plantation history and a Cajun experience on the same day. First take a 1 hour and 20 minute guided tour of Destrehan Plantation, the oldest Plantation home in the Mississippi Valley, circa 1787. Stand in awe of the 300-year-old oak trees, and the beautifully restored home and grounds. After a quick (optional) lunch stop, hop aboard a passenger swamp boat for a guided tour of the Barataria Swamps!

Activity Highlights

  • Guided historical tour of Destrehan Plantation
  • Relaxing and scenic ride aboard a swamp boat
  • Round trip transportation from most downtown NOLA hotels
  • Free time for lunch on your own

What's Included

  • Narrated Transportation
  • Guided tour of Destrehan Plantation

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes & weather appropriate clothing
  • Camera
  • Bottle of Water
  • Sun protection: sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
  • Umbrella and poncho in case of rain


  • Not handicap accessible.
  • Due to the historic nature of the home, access to the second floor is by stairs only.

Additional information

  • Wear clothes to match the conditions of the day.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time.
  • Walking the grounds of the plantation is an integral part of this experience. Grounds may be wet from recent rains.

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.

Check Availability/Book online
  • 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 26 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

Note: It is the responsibility of the activity/tour company to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.
to the top