Airboat & Destrehan Plantation

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Combine two of the best tours available! Experience the history and culture of Destrehan Plantation House and Grounds. Then, venture into the swamps of Southeast Louisiana by Airboat!

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  • Large (16 passenger): $124
  • Small (6 passenger): $139
  • 10:30AM - approx. 4:45PM

Detailed hotel pickup info and confirmation number will be on your emailed tour ticket.

Travel from the French and Spanish Colonial periods through the antebellum grandeur of the sugar barons, to the ravages of the Civil War and the rebirth of reconstruction. Family stories set against the fabric of history will intrigue and entertain every visitor to the site.

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Wandering among the authentic buildings on the plantation after the tour of the lovingly restored main house, you'll be immersed in the rich history of Louisiana and better understand what it was like to live in another time, when French was the language and the white gold of sugar drove the economy.

Then experience the thrill of a lifetime on an airboat tour! Large airboats carry up to 16 passengers; small airboats carry up to 6, and every tour is personalized for the group.

Watch Airboat Swamp Tour Video

You will get deeper into the beautiful cypress swamps than a regular tour boat. At approximately 1 hr 40 min this tour gives you both the thrills of our airboat ride with the beauty and power of the natural habitat - an exclusive, private airboat swamp tour.

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  1. Review by Bill Li

    The air boat tour was great! Gary was our guide and we saw plenty of gators as well as blasting thru dem' swamps. The plantation tour was extremely interesting and we enjoyed that as well! (Posted on 4/3/2015)

  2. Review by Jerry

    The airboat through the bayou was marvelous and tranquil. The Captain did a great job of educating us about the natural importance of the waterway…and feeding the gator was a bonus.
    The plantation tour was grand and historical. Our guide did a fantastic job transporting us back into the 1800s. (Posted on 9/30/2014)

  3. Review by medwards

    Swamp ride was awesome. Had a great guide who was very informative and took his time in helping to find wildlife in the swamp. Plantation was interesting. We really enjoyed this combo. Only drawback was the bus driver who was not friendly. (Posted on 5/28/2014)

  4. Review by Jenny Kasza

    The airboat tour on the swamp was exhilarating. We saw several alligators. The Destrehan Plantation tour was informative, and our favorite part was walking into actual slave cabins--haunting. The property is gorgeous. (Posted on 5/25/2014)

  5. Review by Pamela E.

    THANKS this was a great time. Would suggest to anyone who has never done something like this THEN THIS IS WHERE TO GO! (Posted on 10/2/2013)

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