Destrehan Plantation & Swamp Combo with Transportation by Crescent City Tours

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Take an adventure to a place untouched by time on this Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Combo Tour, with transportation, by Crescent City Tours. Enjoy a guided journey given by costumed narrators as you learn the history of the oldest French-Colonial style house in the entire lower Mississippi Valley. Once you've experienced the majestic house and learned of the Destrehan family's sugar dynasty, you're off to explore a wildlife refuge in the relaxing and beautiful Manchac Swamp. You'll be whisked away for a day full of rejuvenation, information, and tranquility, on this remarkably unique experience compliments of Crescent City Tours.

Activity Highlights

  • Combo tour of Destrehan Plantation and Manchac Swamp, with transportation
  • View Destrehan's Jefferson Room, Legacy Room, Helvetia Slave Cabins, and more
  • Swamp tour with boat ride, alligator tour, and journey through wildlife refuge
  • Plantation has a gift shop on site

What's Included

  • Narrated tour of Destrehan Plantation
  • Manchac Swamp tour by boat
  • Transportation to and from hotel or B&B

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Bug spray


  • Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
  • No photography is allowed inside the plantation home.
  • There is no pick up by the airport, New Orleans East, Slidell, or on the North Shore.
  • Van seats up to 15 passengers.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Tour vans cannot accommodate wheelchairs, even collapsible ones.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No coolers allowed on van.

Additional information

  • The tour is held rain or shine.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Gratuities to guides/driver not included.
  • Gift shop on site to purchase drinks and snacks.
  • No restrooms on the van. Restrooms are available at the plantation.
  • The van is a Ford Transit 350 High Roof.
  • Children ages 4 and under are free of charge.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If the weather is unfavorable, the experience may be rescheduled by the vendor for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.

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2016-03-31 15:05:12

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