St. Joseph Plantation Tour

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Guided Tours Lead By Family Members!

St. Joseph Plantation is one of the few fully-intact sugar cane plantations in the River Parishes. Visitors will explore the plantation home, original slave cabins, detached kitchen, blacksmith's shop, carpenter's shed, and schoolhouse. Take a walk through time as you enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the many interesting people who have called this plantation, "home."

Activity Highlights

  • Guided tours by family members that have owned the property since the 1870's
  • Drive yourself and take in the plantation at your own pace
  • Learn about the sugar cane industry in South Louisiana
  • Children under 6 are free of charge

What's Included

  • Ticket for entry
  • Guided tour of St Joseph Plantation Narrated tour
  • Self-guided walking tour (map provided)


  • Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.

Additional information

● Picnic tables are provided for those that want to bring picnic lunches.
● To complete your experience, St. Joseph plantation gift shop offers visitors many items including paintings and unique gifts had crafted by family members and local artists.
● Children under 6 are free of charge.
● Rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to guides.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date 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. Plantation ticket office opens at 9:15AM with the first tour starting at 9:30AM then running every hour on the hour throughout the day until the last tour departs at 3PM. Tours are on a first come first serve basis. 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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  • Sherry Worstell USA about 3 days ago

    Plantation tour

    Very lovely tour by a competent and knowledgeable guide.

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  • Anthony Giuliani USA about 15 days ago


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  • Kimberly Lawson USA about 1 month ago

    Wonderful experience

    This tour is very unique given that the family is giving the tours. They have owned and run this working plantation since 1877! My tour guide was awesome giving very obscure and little known facts. What I liked the best about this tour is once it's over (an hour) you can roam the grounds by yourself which is perfect for those visitors on a tight schedule. I would recommend this tour over some of the bigger tour groups any day.

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  • Teodora Ruiz USA about 1 month ago


    Love the plantation! Ticketing was very easy.

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  • Loann Nguyen USA about 2 months ago


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  • Jason Ingalsbe USA about 2 months ago


    Was a great experience, would have liked to see the other one plantation house also.

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  • Amana J Allen USA about 2 months ago


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  • Jennifer L Egas USA about 2 months ago


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  • Bryan Powers USA about 2 months ago


    Great value and such a great tour. It was our first plantation tour ever and we are now hooked. Jared was awesome!

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  • Management Response, about 2 months ago

    Thank you for coming and for your review!

  • DiAnna Santillan USA about 2 months ago


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