See a plantation and the swamp in one great tour! Visit the Destrehan Documented Plantation for a history tour, then get out in nature for a swamp boat tour.
Swamp Boat & Laura Creole Plantation
A plantation and swamp tour!
- Duration: 8.5 hours
- Available Mon. – Sun. at 8 a.m.
- Antebellum mansion tours of Laura Creole Plantation
- 1 hour 40 minutes swamp tour by pontoon boat
- Adult (Ages 13+)
- Child (Ages 4-12)
- Infant (Ages 0-3)
About the Laura Creole Plantation
Upon arrival at the Laura Creole Plantation, enjoy a 90-minute history tour of the maison principale (big house), the French jardin, the plantation kitchen garden, the banana grove, and the original 1840s slave cabins where the legendary tales of Compair Lapin (known in English as Br’er Rabbit) were first recorded.
Learn about the history of New Orleans from your friendly and knowledgable guide as you tour this historic plantation. You also have time to browse local arts, crafts, and souvenirs at the plantation’s gift shop.
About the Swamp
See Louisiana’s heavenly Cajun swamp on a boat ride. Your guide provides you with safety equipment and takes you to all of the enchanting hidden places that the swamp has to offer. Learn about the habitat, life, and habits of American alligators.